Olympus announced the waterproof, shockproof and freezeproof TG-610 and TG-310 at CES 2011 last week. Both cameras feature a 14MP sensor and the ability to capture 720p HD video. The TG-310 offers a 3.6x optical zoom lens, while the TG-610 steps up to a 5x optical zoom.
The TG-610 also offers a high resolution 3-inch LCD at 920k-dot res, while the TG-310 has a 230k-dot res 2.7-inch LCD. Both models are compatible with SDXC memory cards.
Both cameras are waterproof down to 16 feet, shockproof at up to 5 feet drops and freezeproof down to 14 degrees Fahrenheit.
The TG-610 should be available in February at an initial retail price of $299.99. Check availability on Amazon.com.
The TG-310 should also be available in February, but at a lower initial retail price of $199.99. Check availability on Amazon.com.
More details in the press release below. [Read more…]