The Toughest Digital Cameras Of 2012

Many people who owned cameras in the past wished for stronger units that could withstand drops bumps and could be submerged into deep water. Digital cameras are now more durable than ever.

They are tough! They can even be submerged in water up to 33 feet deep. They can withstand drops up to five feet. Other units can also be used in freezing temperatures of up to 14 degrees Fahrenheit.

Powershot D20

Canon’s Powershot D20 camera has a waterproof rating. It is also freeze-proof and shock-proof. The camera features a 5-x optical zoom lens, a 12.1-megapixel CMOS sensor, and DIGIC 4 processor, which contribute to high-quality images and low noise. The unit has image stabilization, which makes it easier to capture both still and video.

Because of its wind-reduction technology, this Powershot model can be used outdoors. This feature reduces wind noise. A three-inch LCD screen, a built-in GPS, and an underwater macro mode help you capture close-up shots are just a few of the other features.

Coolpix AW100

Nikon’s Coolpix AW100 is a stunning camera with a rugged exterior, GPS, and gestural controls. It’s waterproof, shockproof, freezeproof, and lightweight. It also has a 5-x optical zoom, full HD movie capabilities, Expeed C2 processor, and a 16-megapixel sensor with ISO sensitivity.

The bright metallic orange color is available. It serves a purpose.

Cyber-shot DSC-TX20

The Sony Cyber-shot model can be waterproofed up to 16 feet, shockproof (up to five feet), and freezeproof. The 3-inch LCD has a resolution of 921 600 dots and high definition video recording capabilities. It also features a microphone and 16.2 megapixels image.

Two stabilization options are available on the camera: the Active SteadyShot and the standard Optical SteadyShot. The unit can save 12-megapixel images during movie capture without affecting the video feed.

Lumix DMC-4

Lumix by Panasonic can be submerged in deeper water than other brands. The camera can be submerged for up to an hour, and you can take photos of sea creatures and plants without worrying.

It comes with a GPS, barometer, and altimeter built-in. Additionally, it has full high-definition video capabilities. It also has Program AE and Auto features.

The best thing about this unit? It comes with a wrist strap. This wrist strap will not slip off your wrist. To secure your camera, you can press down on the sliding lock and bring it closer to your wrist. This strap is available in black, silver, and orange.

These camera brands have met the most difficult challenges, but they are not perfect. They still have flaws, just like every other machine.