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    Hands-on: Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 review

    By 29 January 2014

    Olympus is no stranger to the waterproof compact camera, and from what we've seen the Stylus Tough TG-850 not only looks to be its best effort yet, but also comes with a number of firsts. Principal to the TG-850's design is a tilt-angle screen that can...

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    Nikon 1 AW1: Hands-on with the world's first waterproof compact system camera

    By 19 September 2013

    Not content with the norm, Nikon has only gone and announced the Nikon 1 AW1 - the world's first waterproof compact system camera. We would like to say the first waterproof interchangeable lens camera, but there was a film SLR back in the day. But digital,...

  • Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT5 review

    By 11 April 2013

    The Panasonic FT5 is the tank of compact cameras: it's boxy, hard as nails and tough enough to flatten most traditional compact cameras' specifications too. Brute force is delivered in the form of water, dust, freeze and crush-proofing, while global positioning...

  • Cameras 3 out of 5

    Fujifilm FinePix XP60 waterproof camera review

    By 13 February 2013

    If there's one thing we can count on in this world it's that Fujifilm will release a new tough camera each year. The FinePix XP60 is the latest in an ongoing line of waterproof point-and-shoot cameras, adding a yet higher-resolution 16-megapixel sensor...

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    Fujifilm FinePix XP60 waterproof compact pictures and hands-on

    By 8 January 2013

    Fujifilm is sure making a colourful splash with its latest waterproof compact, the FinePix XP60. There's a colour to suit all: take your pick from yellow, blue, red, green or black. The family-friendly tough compact, shown here in a striking yellow, is...

  • Cameras 3 out of 5

    Fujifilm FinePix XP170 review

    By 31 July 2012

    Fujifilm is among the leaders when it comes to making tough, underwater cameras. But then it’s also among the leaders when it comes to pushing out multiple iterations of its camera ranges with great frequency. As a result the Fujifilm XP170 is near...

  • Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Canon PowerShot D20 review

    By 27 July 2012

    We’ve tested a whole bunch of tough, rugged and waterproof digital compact cameras. They may well be shockproof, freezeproof and dustproof too, but, truth be told, no company has got the full package quite right after many years' worth of attempts....

  • Cameras 3 out of 5

    Olympus Tough TG-1 review

    By 17 July 2012

    Olympus has been on the tough and waterproof camera tip for a long time now. Its range of mju and Tough cameras has often delivered in the rugged stakes, but lacked higher spec features to make for a really attractive prospect. Can the latest Olympus...

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    Kodak Easyshare Sport hands-on

    By 17 January 2011

    Waterproof digital cameras are typically more expensive than their regular counterparts. They are often more bulky too, but Kodak has an affordable and compact model in the Easyshare Sport. Following its trend of slapping the “Sport” name on anything...

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