Best Waterproof Cameras

Best Waterproof Cameras are not only airtight at 20 meters under the sea but also provides more advanced features like 4K video, WiFi and high image quality.

In this article, we have put together a collection of the Best Waterproof Cameras in 2019 that are available on the market.

Best Waterproof Cameras 2019

1. Olympus Tough TG-5

Product Highlights

  • 12MP BSI CMOS Sensor
  • TruePic VIII Image Processor
  • Olympus 4x Optical Zoom f/2 Lens
  • 25-100mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • 3.0″ 460k-Dot LCD Monitor
  • Water, Crush, Shock, Freeze & Dustproof
  • 4K Video Recording and Full HD at 120p
  • Built-In Wi-Fi, GPS, Field Sensor System
  • ISO 12800 and Up to 20 fps Shooting
  • Pro Capture Mode & Variable Macro System

Goods: 4K video recording, Raw shooting

Bads: 15m waterproofing bettered elsewhere, 460k-dot LCD screen

2. GoPro HERO6 – Waterproof Digital Action Camera

Product Highlights

  • Supports 4K60, 2.7K120, 1080p240 Video
  • Capture 12MP Photos at 30 fps
  • Ultra-Wide-Angle Glass Lens
  • Waterproof to 33′
  • Voice Control
  • Rear Touchscreen
  • Wi-Fi for Remote Monitoring and Control
  • Interval Capture for Time-Lapse
  • Linear Video Mode Corrects Distortion
  • Flat and Curved Adhesive Mounts Included

Goods: 4K video to 60fps, Video stabilisation

Bads: No claimed shockproofing, Not freeze-proof like other options

3. Nikon W300 Waterproof Underwater Camera

Product Highlights

  • 16MP 1/2.3 BSI CMOS Sensor
  • NIKKOR 5x Optical Zoom Lens
  • 24-120mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • 3.0″ 921k-Dot LCD Monitor
  • Waterproof to 100′, Shockproof to 7.9′
  • UHD 4K/30p Video Recording
  • SnapBridge Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, GPS
  • ISO 6400, Shooting Up to 7 fps
  • Built-In LED Light
  • Smart Portrait Mode, Glamour Retouch

Goods: Decent zoom range, Excellent waterproofing

Bads: Somewhat pricey, No Raw shooting

4. Ricoh WG-50 16MP Waterproof Camera

Product Highlights

  • 16MP 1/2.3″ CMOS Sensor
  • Ricoh 5x Optical Zoom Lens
  • 28-140mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Water, Crush, Shock, Freeze & Dustproof
  • 2.7″ 230k-Dot LCD Monitor
  • Full HD 1080p Video Recording at 30 fps
  • ISO 6400 and up to 10 fps Shooting
  • Pixel Track and Digital Shake Reduction
  • Digital Microscope Mode & Built-In LEDs

Goods: Decent zoom range, Useful built-in ring lights

Bads: Very similar to WG-30, Low-resolution screen

5. Panasonic DMC-TS30R LUMIX

Product Highlights

  • 16.1MP 1/2.3″ CCD Sensor
  • 4x Optical Zoom 25-100mm DC Vario Lens
  • 2.7″ 230k-dot TFT Color LCD Display
  • 720p HD Video Capture
  • Waterproof to 26′ (8m)
  • Shock, Freeze, and Dustproof
  • MEGA Optical Image Stabilization
  • High-Speed Burst Shooting of 8fps
  • Intelligent AUTO Mode
  • Panorama, Underwater & Time Lapse Modes

Goods: Very affordable, Smart design and four colour options

Bads: Showing its age with many specs, Lens has relatively narrow max aperture

6. Fujifilm FinePix XP130 Waterproof Camera

Product Highlights

  • 16.4MP BSI CMOS Sensor
  • Fujinon 5x Optical Zoom Lens
  • 28-140mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Water, Shock, Freeze, and Dustproof
  • Full HD 1080p Video Recording at 60 fps
  • 3.0″ 920k-Dot LCD Monitor
  • Built-In Wi-Fi and Bluetooth LE
  • Geotagging Support and Electronic Level
  • 10 fps Continuous Shooting
  • Double Exposure and Interval Shooting

Goods: Healthy level of protection, 920k-dot LCD screen

Bads: No 4K video recording, Not a huge jump over the XP120

7. Sony DSCRX0 Waterproof and Shockproof Camera

Product Highlights

  • 21MP 1″ Stacked CMOS Sensor
  • Zeiss 24mm-Equivalent Lens, f/4 Aperture
  • Ultra-Compact Lightweight Body
  • Water, Shock & Crushproof Body
  • Records 1080p60 Video Internally
  • Outputs 4:2:2 UHD 4K Video via HDMI
  • XAVC-S, AVCHD &.MP4 Recording
  • Timecode Sync Multiple Cameras
  • S-Log2 Gamma & Picture Profile Settings
  • Control via iOS or Android App

Goods: Tiny size but the 1inch sensor, 4K video (with an external recorder)

Bads: Small LCD screen, Expensive