The Best Bridge Camera With 1" Censor in 2017 and 2018

If you are planning to buy a new camera for the first time or may be want to upgrade your gear then you come to correct site. Now in this post I want to make a list about the bridge camera worth to buy in 2017 to 2018.



As we know camera is a primary need  for nowadays. Bridge camera is a camera with super zoom lenses. It is in between DSLR and compact camera. The sensor will be same as compact camera but the lenses will be similar to DSLR but not removable. The sensor will be 1/2", but some of it come with larger sensor, that is 1".

In India you can get this camera from Amazon.in or other online store. You also may be find it in offline store if you stay in the city. Okay, let check it out one by one.

1. Panasonic Lumix FZ1000

This camera was released in 2014. For the spesification please refer Panasonic Lumix FZ1000 or Panasonic official website. Key features of this camera are:
  • 20.1 megapixel 1"-type MOS sensor
  • 25-400mm equiv. F2.8-4 Leica lens
  • 5-axis 'Power OIS' stabilization
  • XGA OLED electronic viewfinder with 2.36M dots
  • 3-inch fully-articulated LCD with 920K dots
  • 4K (3840x2160) video at 30p, 100Mbps MP4
  • 1080p at up to 60p, 28Mbps (MP4 or AVCHD)
  • 120fps quarter-speed 1080p
  • 3.5mm microphone socket
  • Clean HDMI output
  • Zebra pattern and focus peaking
  • Wi-Fi with NFC
  • 360 shots per charge (CIPA standard)



2. Panasonic FZ2000/FZ2500
This camera was released on 2016. This camera is the update of the previous camera that is FZ1000. It's came with many addition features. See the specification in Panasonic FZ2500 or in the official Panasonic website.

The features of this camera are:
  • The ideal hybrid camera choice for the advanced 4K video enthusiast and photography enthusiast alike.
  • Large 1-inch 20.1 Megapixel sensor and bright 20X LEICA VARIO-ELMART F2.8-4.5 lens.
  • 4K Ultra HD video recording plus exclusive LUMIX 4K PHOTO and 4K Post Focus and internal Focus Stacking modes.
  • “CINELIKE D” and “CINELIKE V” for cinema-like gradation, time code, live HDMI output (4:2:2/8 bit or 4:2:2/10 bit), and lens ND filter controls.
  • Optional V-Log L upgradability for purchase, and an out of the box unlimited recording duration.
  • Recording formats of MP4 (LPCM) and MOV, and bit rates extended up to 200 Mbps (ALL-Intra) or 100 Mbps



3. Canon G3X

This camera is the one of the best product of Canon in the category bridge camera. With 1" censor its become the competitor of the other bridge camera from Sony and Panasonic. See the specification Canon G3X or in its official Canon web.

The main features of this camera are:
  • 20.2 MP High-Sensitivity CMOS Sensor and DIGIC 6 Image Processor
  • Canon 25x Optical Zoom Lens
  • 3.2" 1.62M-Dot Tilting Touchscreen LCD
  • Full HD 1080p Video Recording
  • Built-In Wi-Fi Connectivity with NFC



4. Sony RX10 M3
Who don't know Sony? Sony always come with good quality product. Sony RX10 M3 is the best bridge camera from sony with 1" censor. The specification can be seen Here or in the official Sony website.
The main features of this camera are:
  • 24-600 mm  ZEISS Vario-Sonnar F2.4-4 large-aperture zoom lens
  • 20.2 megapixel (1.0-type) stacked CMOS sensor with DRAM chip
  • 4K movie recording with full pixel readout/ no pixel binning
  • 960fps (40x) High-speed shooting
  • 0.09 sec Fast Intelligent AF


So, those are the 4 best bridge camera with 1" censore, 4K capability video recording, and many superb features. Which one you want? 


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