What are the best waterproof cameras?

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    Amalia Martínez
    Written on October 24, 2018
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      Olympus Tough TG-5

      Olympus Tough TG-5 Waterproof Camera with 3-Inch LCD is designed for people who love the adventure and want to take outdoor pictures. It has a fast F2.0 lens, and Action Track Sensors that lets record locations and temperature.


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      $499

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      Jacqueline Ortega
      Written on April 15, 2018
      "Absolutely loved having this on our trip! I highly recommend getting the attachment for attaching this to your backpack. It made life so much easier just unstrapping and..."
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      Jacqueline Ortega
      Written on April 15, 2018
      "Absolutely loved having this on our trip! I highly recommend getting the attachment for attaching this to your backpack. It made life so much easier just unstrapping and shooting! Pictures turned out great and it was completely waterproof as described. Knocked it around the rocks while snorkeling in Mexico and no issues whatsoever! Highly recommended!!!"
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      Nikon COOLPIX AW120
      Nikon COOLPIX AW120 is a 16.1 megapixel WiFi and waterproof digital camera with GPS and full HD 1080p video which is built to support water and under temperatures. However, this waterproof camera has been discontinued by the manufacturer. 
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      $304

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      Edward Keller
      Written on April 6, 2018
      "The Nikon COOLPIX AW120 was a fantastic camera to use on my last vacation, especially for the shallow scuba diving where I was able to record a very cool HD video of the area...."
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      Edward Keller
      Written on April 6, 2018
      "The Nikon COOLPIX AW120 was a fantastic camera to use on my last vacation, especially for the shallow scuba diving where I was able to record a very cool HD video of the area. Also, I am a bit clumsy, so the durability of the camera was a great perk!"
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      Olympus TG-3
      Olympus TG-3  is a 16-megapixel waterproof digital camera that allows people to take photos in the most extreme conditions ever. It is a Wi-Fi enabled device which lets you record HD videos.


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      $649.99

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      Joyce Armstrong
      Written on April 5, 2018
      "I think this device is the best because it works in the most intense of conditions. I enjoy hiking, and often find myself in some extremely treacherous places. This camera was..."
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      Joyce Armstrong
      Written on April 5, 2018
      "I think this device is the best because it works in the most intense of conditions. I enjoy hiking, and often find myself in some extremely treacherous places. This camera was able to withstand the elements and produce a crystal clear video that I could terrify my mom with."
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      AKASO EK7000
      AKASO EK7000 is 4K WiFi sports action camera with ultra HD waterproof DV camcorder and 12-megapixel 170-degree wide angle. It has It has a wireless wrist remote control sports and four shooting modes.
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      $67.99 - Varies by model

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      Nicholas Hall
      Written on April 11, 2018
      "I used this camera while I was white water kayaking and the quality was absolutely stellar. As soon as we were finished kayaking for the day, we got back to the hotel room and..."
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      Nicholas Hall
      Written on April 11, 2018
      "I used this camera while I was white water kayaking and the quality was absolutely stellar. As soon as we were finished kayaking for the day, we got back to the hotel room and I had the footage uploaded in minutes. Very happy with this purchase."
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      Nikon 1 AW1

      Nikon 1 AW1 is a shockproof and waterproof digital camera suitable for traveling with a 14.2 MP HD lens with approximately 15 fps of continuous shooting frame rate. It is built with a compact design and built-in GPS for geo-tag options.

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      $999.95

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      Aanya Mukopadhyay
      Written on April 3, 2018
      "Sounds too technical for me."
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      Aanya Mukopadhyay
      Written on April 3, 2018
      "Sounds too technical for me."
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      SVP 5800 Underwater Camera

      SVP 5800 Underwater Camera has a dual screen with 2.7-inch LCD display in the back. It can take a video underwater up to three meters in depth with 18-megapixel and 4x digital zoom. 

      Electronics

      $52.88

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      Brandon Daniels
      Written on April 6, 2018
      "This is a decent little point and shoot underwater camera. The zoom doesn't work very well, but I'm talking shooting underwater here, and zoom is not a real relevant factor..."
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      Brandon Daniels
      Written on April 6, 2018
      "This is a decent little point and shoot underwater camera. The zoom doesn't work very well, but I'm talking shooting underwater here, and zoom is not a real relevant factor down there. The images come out just fine if the light is decent. A great little toy for a water based vacation."
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      Ai Yu
      Written on April 6, 2018
      "The SVP 5800 does match the waterproof camera criteria. It is only 5 stars though so I'm not sure it can be considered the best."
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      Ricoh 16 Waterproof WG-50
      Ricoh 16 Waterproof WG-50 is a simple but powerful camera that can be used under rude conditions. It is specially designed to withstand water, freezing, and weights up to 100kgf.


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      $279.95

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      Kathleen Wells
      Written on April 2, 2018
      "The Ricoh 16 Waterproof WG-50 camera is a great waterproof camera to try. It has many great and attractive features that are useful for taking high quality photos. The camera..."
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      Kathleen Wells
      Written on April 2, 2018
      "The Ricoh 16 Waterproof WG-50 camera is a great waterproof camera to try. It has many great and attractive features that are useful for taking high quality photos. The camera is light weight and great to use in water and for taking fun water pictures."
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      DBPOWER EX7000

      DBPOWER EX7000 Action camera records your adventures in 4K resolution, which has a two-inch LCD touchscreen and built-in WiFi function for wireless connectivity. Its 170º wide angle lens lets you capture vivid details of your best moments.

      Electronics

      $84.99

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      Lorenzo Mondragón
      Written on April 13, 2018
      "Crazy amazing camera for the outdoor extreme sports lover. Water proof along with a 170 degree angle lens, you wont be missing anything as you climb up that mountain and then..."
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      Lorenzo Mondragón
      Written on April 13, 2018
      "Crazy amazing camera for the outdoor extreme sports lover. Water proof along with a 170 degree angle lens, you wont be missing anything as you climb up that mountain and then snowboard back down. Coupled with wifi connectability, it makes sharingwith your friends that much easier too."
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      Megan Reynolds
      Written on April 13, 2018
      "It is one of the best waterproof camera that have affordable price. This camera have good quality and functionality when compared to other brands. It provides excellent pictures while taken under the pool water. I highly recommended this product."
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      GoPro HERO4 Silver
      GoPro HERO4 Silver is an action camera which captures 1080p60 and 720p120 video and 12MP photos. It can take photos and videos underwater up to 40 meters and comes with mount accessories.
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      $399.99

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      SVP Aqua 5800

      SVP Aqua 5800 is an 18MP dual screen waterproof digital camera with 4x digital zoom and can be used underwater up to 10 feet in depth. This waterproof camera is only compatible with MicroSD cards with up to 32GB external memory card. 

      Electronics

      $65.99

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      Karen Soto
      Written on April 5, 2018
      "The SVP Aqua 5800 is a great camera for anyone who loves to take pictures of their underwater adventures. I like the facts that it has a 4x digital zoom and that it can be..."
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      Karen Soto
      Written on April 5, 2018
      "The SVP Aqua 5800 is a great camera for anyone who loves to take pictures of their underwater adventures. I like the facts that it has a 4x digital zoom and that it can be used to up to 10 feet underwater. It also comes in awesome color choices as opposed to the same old neutral colors of other cameras."
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      GordVE KG5261

      GordVE KG5261 is a 12MP waterproof digital camera with 4x digital zoom and 5MP CMOS sensor. This waterproof camera can be used underwater below 10 feet and it can support micro SD memory card up to 32GB. 

      Electronics

      $53.99

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      Teresa Reyes
      Written on April 6, 2018
      "I did a lot of research on waterproof cameras. There are several on the market but the GordVE KG5261stood out. The GordVE KG5261 is a fun color and the features are worth..."
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      Teresa Reyes
      Written on April 6, 2018
      "I did a lot of research on waterproof cameras. There are several on the market but the GordVE KG5261stood out. The GordVE KG5261 is a fun color and the features are worth every penny! I highly recommend this product if you're looking for a waterproof camera."
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      Phillip Phillips
      Written on April 1, 2018
      "I clicked the link to Amazon and was able to peruse 22 reviews and 3 answered questions. I was also able to get the current price and shipping options"
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      Samsung Gear 360

      Samsung Gear 360 is a 4K VR camera with 360-degree image and video capture. This camera is easy to hold with its slip-free grip and it comes with built-in social sharing apps. Samsung Gear 360 is designed for an underwater experience.

      Electronics

      $229.99

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      Rachel Zhao
      Written on April 5, 2018
      "The camera is best quality"
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      Rachel Zhao
      Written on April 5, 2018
      "The camera is best quality"

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    Summary

    Best waterproof cameras
    Rank Solutions Type Votes Price
    1 Olympus Tough TG-5 Electronics 24 Paid
    2 Nikon COOLPIX AW120 Electronics 21 Paid
    3 Olympus TG-3 Electronics 19 Paid
    4 AKASO EK7000 Electronics 18 Paid
    5 Nikon 1 AW1 Electronics 18 Paid
    6 SVP 5800 Underwater Camera Electronics 17 Paid
    7 Ricoh 16 Waterproof WG-50 Electronics 16 Paid
    8 DBPOWER EX7000 Electronics 14 Paid
    9 GoPro HERO4 Silver Electronics 12 Paid
    10 SVP Aqua 5800 Electronics 6 Paid
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