Top 5 Waterproof, Shock proof Digital Cameras for Outdoor Adventures


Waterproof camera is the perfect choice for the most adventurous outdoor enthusiast. Waterproof camera has exceptional shockproof and crush proof capabilities, which enable it to withstand a free fall from 1.5 meters high and the pressure of a weight of up to 100 Kg. These cameras help you to snapping some photos during your outdoor adventures. But which are the best waterproof cameras you should consider for your outdoor activities? Here we review 5 of the current models from the leading camera manufacturers, which not only offer waterproofing, but add shock, dust and freeze-proof features also.

1. Panasonic Lumix FT3

  • 28mm Wide-angle LEICA DC Lens with 4.6x Optical Zoom
  • Tough design: 12m Waterproof, Freeze-proof to -10°C, Shockproof (2.0m) and Dust-proof
  • Intelligent Resolution Technology with 6x Intelligent Zoom
  • Full HD Movie recording in AVCHD and HDMI Compatibility
  • Display Altitude, Barometric pressure and Direction using the built-in Altimeter, Barometer and Compass

2. Canon PowerShot D20

  • Waterproof to 33 feet, temperature from 14-104 ‘F
  • 12.1 MP Canon HS SYSTEM with a High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor, DIGIC 4 Image Processor
  • 5x Optical Zoom with 28mm wide-angle lens
  • 3.0-inch Pure Color System LCD for easy viewing
  • GPS tracker to record image locations on a map via Canon’s software (does not work under water)
  • Take this camera anywhere: Waterproof to 33 feet, temperature resistant from 14 Degree-104 DegreeF and shockproof up to 5.0 feet.
  • Canon’s HS SYSTEM with a 12.1 Megapixel High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor and DIGIC 4 Image Processor for improved low-light performance.
  • Shoot beautiful 1080p Full HD video with a dedicated movie button; zoom while shooting and play back videos on an HDTV via the HDMI output.

3. Nikon Coolpix AW100

  • Water-proof, Shock-proof, Freeze-proof: ruggedly built for reliable and comfortable outdoor operation. Water-proof to a depth of 33 feet;3 inch LCD display
  • 16 effective megapixel CMOS sensor ideal for low light shooting and fast operation
  • Full HD (1080p) movie with stereo sound and movie-record button that enables one-touch recording (HDMI mini connector equipped)
  • GPS and e-Compass functions
  • Points of Interest (locations, landmarks, etc.) and location information (latitude and longitude) can be added to your photos
  • Shockproof if dropped from 5 ft, operating temperature down to 14 degrees F

4. Pentax Optio W90

  • Waterproof to 20 feet for reliable underwater photography
  • Shockproof to 4 feet withstanding the rigors of extreme use
  • Coldproof to sub-freezing temperatures for use in wintery, snowy activities
  • 12.1 megapixel sensor and wide-angle 5x optical zoom (28-140mm equivalent)
  • Digital Microscope mode with LED lens lighting perfectly captures the smallest and closest macro subjects as near as 1cm from the camera
  • Large 2.7-inch LCD with 16:9 widescreen aspect ratio that is easy to view in strong light or underwater
  • Capture movies in widescreen 720p HD video at 30 frames per second An HDMI port plays back beautiful high-resolution imges and video on HDTVs
  • Infrared remote control compatibility with new waterproof Remote Control WP, as well as other Pentax infrared remotes
  • Autofocus assist lamp helps to quickly and accurately focus, even in challenging lighting

5. Sony Cybershot DSC-TX20

  • 16.2MP Exmor R CMOS sensor
  • Certified waterproof, dustproof, and shockproof5
  • 4x optical/8x Clear Image zoom
  • Full HD 1080/60i with dual record of stills and movies1
  • Capture the decisive moment with up to 10fps
  • Optical SteadyShot with Active Mode for blur-free movies
  • 3D Still Image and 3D Sweep Panorama mode3
  • Intelligent Sweep Panorama HR mode
  • Picture Effect for more expressive photos
  • Photo Creativity allows easy photographic expression
Which one you like to keep in your bag ?

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