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Best Waterproof Cameras for Adventure Loving Photographers

Best Waterproof Cameras for Adventure Loving Photographers

When we talk about high-end cameras, the first thing we look for is its durability. The profession of a photographer is all about traveling and recording moments into still or video shots. Cameras face quite extreme conditions more often than usual. Rain, water splashes as well as heavy dust conditions can immobilize a camera in no time. Furthermore, to make the matter direr, there are only few waterproof camera models available on the market that are made for professionals. In this article, we will list some of the best waterproof cameras out there. Let’s get started with our list. 

Olympus Tough TG-6

From the tough series, TG-6 is a newer addition to the arsenal of Olympus. This beast of a camera is sturdy and waterproof. You can drop it into a puddle and it will bear no damages. Other than its durability, TG-6 is a macro mode specialist.

  • Brand: Olympus
  • Model No: TG-6
  • Max Resolution: 12MP
  • Optical Zoom: 4x
  • Weight: 250 gram
  • Price: INR 33,490

GoPro HERO 7 Black

Next comes, an action camera. GoPro Hero 7 Black. This is what you would want to take on trekking or rafting. Built for extreme conditions, this action camera also offers a hyper smooth stabilization on the go. Also, you can record 4k videos with this camera powered by a new and improved user interface.

  • Brand: GoPro
  • Model No: CHDHX-701
  • Max Resolution: 12MP
  • Optical Zoom: 8x
  • Weight: 118 gram
  • Price: INR 27,000

Nikon Coolpix W300

No list of cameras is complete without the inclusion of at least one model from Nikon’s Coolpix series. Nikon Coolpix W300 is Nikon’s gift to adventurers who want to capture shots underwater. This model is shock resistant up to around 8ft. This robust, waterproof photo machine is quite versatile with its color management and zooming capabilities.

  • Brand: Nikon
  • Model No: W300
  • Max Resolution: 16 Megapixels
  • Optical Zoom: 5 X
  • Weight: 231 gram
  • Price: INR 25,590

Ricoh WG-60

Ricoh WG-60 is marketed as the adventure proof camera is built to endure the water, dust, impact, and sub-zero temperature. The outer body of the camera is quite different from other cameras. The robust and unique finishing of the external body helps you to grip it even when you are wearing gloves. And you can use this crush as well as the waterproof camera to take underwater snapshots without any second thought.

  • Brand: Ricoh
  • Model No: WG-60 Red
  • Max Resolution: 16 Megapixels
  • Optical Zoom: 4 X
  • Weight: 190 gram
  • Price: INR 45,000

Fujifilm XP140

Fujifilm XP 140 is waterproof, dustproof as well as a shockproof camera. This super durable device can function in any extreme condition you can ask for. The image quality in this device is impressive. You can also record time-lapse videos with it. Overall, this is an excellent pack of specs for the price it is asking for.

  • Brand: Fujifilm Global
  • Model No: XP140 Yellow
  • Max Resolution: 16.4 MP
  • Optical Zoom: 5 X
  • Weight: 210 grams
  • Price: INR 24,490

GoPro Hero 8 Black

Another entry from the GoPro Hero power camera series. GoPro Hero 8 Black is essentially a more premium version of the 7 Black models. It comes with all the mojos of the previous entry with some additional spunk. GoPro comes with Hypersmooth 2.0. And you can take it to completely submersible conditions and record in 4K. This action camera is handy, especially when recording water sports videos. 

  • Brand: GoPro
  • Model No: CHDHX-801-RW
  • Max Resolution: 12 Megapixels
  • Optical Zoom: 1 X
  • Weight: 422 gram
  • Price: INR 31,224

Sony RX0 II

Finally, here comes the most expensive option on the list. That is to say, it almost costs as much as a new iPhone. Why so expensive? Sony Rxo II is where a durable action camera meets a professional lens camera. According to experts, this can potentially be the dream vlogging camera one can get his hands on. It is super small and portable. It has a flip-up screen plus it has an internal stabilization as well as a microphone jack. Make no mistake; this is a form factor camera targeting the professionals. Giving GoPro models a fierce competition Rxo II is water, shock, and crush-proof as well. Other than taking sharp, crisp, high-resolution photos, this device can be used to make super slow-motion videos too.

  • Brand: Sony
  • Model No: DSCRX0M2/B
  • Max Resolution: 15.3 Megapixels
  • Optical Zoom: 1 X
  • Weight: 320 grams
  • Price: 57,990/-

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