Tough Camera Comparison Tables

We researched reviews on Tough Cameras in TechRadar, B&H Photo, Tom’s Guide, CameraLabs, Independent IndyBest Reviews, Digital Camera World, DPReview, and ePHOTOzine, then aggregated and analyzed them for criteria important to outdoors people--features like waterproofness, battery life, ruggedness in a range of scenarios and the quality of images produced. The tables below summarize our research.

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toughness / weight / battery life

Sort the table below by waterproof, freeze proof, shock proof, crush proof, dust proof, weight, and battery life.

MODELWATERPROOFFREEZE PROOFSHOCK PROOFCRUSH PROOFDUST PROOFWEIGHT WITH BATTERYBATTERY LIFE
50 feet-10 F6 feet330 lbsYes8.8 oz340 shots
100 feet14 degrees7 feetNoYes8.2 oz with battery and SD card280 shots
102 feet14 degrees6.6 feet220 lbsYes11 oz250 shots when using the electronic viewfinder; 300 when using the rear LCD
65 feet14 degrees5.8 feetNoYes7.6 oz210 shots
45 feet14 degrees5 feet220 lbsYes6.8 ounces300 shots
 

optics / RAW / GPS / monitor

Focal length, lens aperture, megapixels, RAW format support, WiFi Bluetooth capability, GPS, video, and monitor are shown below.

MODELFOCAL LENGTHLENS APERTUREMEGAPIXELRAW FORMAT SUPPORTWI-FI / BLUETOOTH CAPABILITYGPSVIDEOMONITOR
25-100mm optical zoom with macro/micro capabilityf/2-4.912 MP CMOS SensorYesYesYes, with thermometer, barometer, and compass4k3 inch
24-120mm optical zoomf/2.8 to f/8.216MP/ CMOS sensorNoYesYes, with barometer and electronic compass4k3 inch
28-128 mmf/2.0-f/1320.4 High-Sensitivity MOS sensorNoYesNo, has a height/depth sensor and compass4KElectronic viewfinder and 3 inch LCD screen. Integrated LED can be used to illuminate a dim scene.
28-140mmf/3.9-f/816.4 MP BSI (for low light sensitivity) CMOS sensorNoYesNo10803 inch
28-140mm with a 1cm macro mode and a digital microscopef/3.5-5.5mm16MP BSI (most advantageous in low light conditions) CMOS SensorNoNoNo1920x1080 FullHD2.7-inch