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Dpreview tests / reviews waterproof underwater cameras – Canon PowerShot D10 wins

3 July, 2009 (20:57) | Canon, Compact Camera, Fujifilm, Olympus, Pentax | By: Camera News

Canon PowerShot D10
Canon PowerShot D10

Dpreview has tested five different compact cameras that are waterproof and can be used under water. The cameras tested are Canon PowerShot D10, Fuji FinePix Z33WP, Olympus Stylus Tough 8000 (known as mju Tough 8000 in Europe), Olympus Stylus Tough 6000 (known as mju Tough 6000 in Europe) and Pentax Optio W60.

As image quality is really the most important factor when it comes to cameras Dpreview think that the Canon PowerShot D10 and Pentax Optio W60 are the best choices.
The Canon PowerShot D10 even gets a highly recommended rating from Dpreview as the camera produces the best pictures and has the best features.

Read the full test of waterproof cameras here.

Canon PowerShot D10 test / review by Photography Blog – waterproof to 10 meters

10 May, 2009 (09:01) | Canon, Compact Camera, Review | By: Camera News

Canon PowerShot D10
Canon PowerShot D10

Photography Blog has reviewed the though Canon PowerShot D10 compact digital camera. This camera is able to withstand depths of 10 meters and lots of other rough features. Combined with a 12 megapixel sensor and a 3″ LCD screen this could be a winner camera for outdoor photographers.

Some key features for the Canon PowerShot D10 :
-waterproof to 10 meters
-freezeproof to -10 C
-shockproof to 1.22 meters
-dust protection
-12.1 megapixel sensor
-3x optical zoom lens (35 – 105mm)
-optical image stabilization
-2.5″ LCD screen

Photography Blog ends up giving the Canon PowerShot D10 a 4 out 5 stars rating. The camera got the usual Canon quality and is able to take good pictures.
The only downsides are a smallish LCD screen and bit short zoom range, but over all this seems like a good outdoor compact camera.
Read the full review of the Canon PowerShot D10 camera here.

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