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Old Jun 12, 2011, 9:40 PM   #1
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Default What waterproof cam?

Hey, I am looking for a waterproof camera. I am into outdoors stuff such as surfing and beach and would rather get a waterproof camera rather than 2 separate ones. I know image quality is less than nonwaterproof cams. The store by me has 4 models, and I need help picking what is the best among these.

Fujifilm XP20 (also has XP10) for $195
Olympus TG-310 (comes with case and floatable strap) for $190
Casio (EX-G1) $230
Sony DSC-TX10 $325

Its been many many years since I have bought a digital camera so I am not educated on all of the specs. My old camera is a canon 4MP if that says anything. I heard the Casio EX-G1 is somewhat dated and might be one of the poorest out there. I am completely clueless on the others, I know they all have folding mirrors.

I am not really worried about MP, as from what I have heard you cant really tell the difference between 12 to 14 anyway. A moderate zoom would be nice, but doesnt have to be a super zoom. Faster action would be nice for surfing, or even taking pictures of my dog going about the yard. HD video would be pretty cool.

Thanks for the help
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Old Jun 13, 2011, 11:27 PM   #2
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Get a waterproof case from ebay! They are good quality and you can use a non-waterproof camera in them.
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