Name: Olympus Tough TG-810
What it is: A 14-megapixel digital camera that is both shockproof and waterproof to 33 feet. Olympus designed the camera's rugged housing and reinforced LCD screen to survive drops from a height 6.6 feet and to be crush-proof up to 220 pounds. The camera has a 5X optical zoom and shoots HD video. It's designed to operate in subfreezing temperatures, and its built-in GPS will tag where a photo was taken.
The good: This camera became indispensable on trips to
The bad: I wish it had a shutter speed as fast as my SLR camera, but that probably would bump up the price significantly.