The Sony TX5 is a 10.2MP compact waterproof camera up to 10 feet deep. The TX5 features optical image stabilization as well as Sony’s Exmor R CMOS and Sweep Panorama technology. It also carries freezeproof ratings down to 14 degrees F, and is dustproof and shockproof for up to 5-foot drops. The TX5 can also capture 720p HD video. The Sony TX5 should be available in April 2010 at an initial retail price of about $350. Check availability on Amazon.com.
The Sony H55 is a 14.1MP point and shoot camera with a 10x optical zoom (25-250mm equivalent), optical image stabilization, Sweep Panorama mode and a 3-inch LCD. The H55 can also capture 720p HD video. The Sony H55 should be available in April 2010 at an initial retail price of about $250. Check availability on Amazon.com.