The cameras featured on this list are all waterproof, shockproof and freezeproof which makes them ideal for underwater and travel photography. They’re also our highest scoring tough digital cameras so you can be assured that you’re purchasing a good camera that’s perfect for your next trip.
As well as the list below, there are a few new tough cameras that have recently been announced. As of yet, we’ve not reviewed them so they’re not featured in the top ten but we thought you might want to check them out. More information on these can be found at the end of the top ten.
1. Olympus Tough TG-5
The Olympus Tough TG-5 is the latest waterproof camera from Olympus and features a new 12-megapixel sensor, along with high-speed shooting (both stills and video), and 4K video recording. The camera also features built-in Wi-Fi, GPS, a bright 4x optical zoom lens, with a f/2.0 aperture, and a number of advanced features.
If you’re in the market for a tough waterproof camera, then the Olympus Tough TG-5 offers a big step up from other waterproof cameras and there’s a wide range of accessories available for the camera including a ring-flash adapter, wide-angle converter and telephoto adapter, thanks to the unique detachable ring on the front.