Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Weather Sealed Point & Shoot Digital Cameras

1. Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II Weather Sealed Kit with 14-150mm Lens, 3" LCD, Silver, US Only

User Ratings: 67 3

Olympus V207040SU010 First Impressions

"I take it when I travel."

I don't really see a good excuse for that, wildlife photos may prove nearly impossible. The burst rate is pretty good, and the image stabilization is superb. Better photos than her XR phone. The stability at long zoom was fantastic. I will update this report once I have used it more.

  • Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II Weather Sealed Kit with 14-150mm Lens, 3" LCD, Silver, US Only
  • Splash proof body and 10.7x zoom splash proof lens so you can shoot in all weather conditions
  • 5 axis image stabilization for sharp shots even in low light
  • High resolution electronic view finder with live view for real time previews of your shots
  • 1080p resolution
  • 128
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Olympus V207040SU010
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ease Of Use
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Olympus V207040SU010 Final Thoughts

"You guessed it, buy this."

10,000 photos with it and it worked well for its limited capabilities. Its small and very comfortable to hold and use, which is great cuz I have small hands. Lastly, the complaints about battery life are totally valid. Or, you can select all-manual, if you want to set everything yourself. This camera was such a great gift for my daughter’s big sister gift.

Overall Score
4.4


(175 Points)

Peoples Choice - Other Highly Rated Weather Sealed Point & Shoot Digital Cameras

2. Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II Weather Sealed Kit with 14-150mm Lens, 3" LCD, Black, US Only

User Ratings: 67 3

Olympus V207040BU040 First Impressions

"She swears by it."

It size is great for pockets and small purses. Color and white balance is generally good. But overall I really liked this bundle and the quality is awesome! I would like a firmware update to fix that. My old SX700 that was serviceable for years finally gave up and failed.

  • Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II Weather Sealed Kit with 14-150mm Lens, 3" LCD, Black, US Only
  • Splash proof body and 10.7x zoom splash proof lens so you can shoot in all weather conditions
  • 5 axis image stabilization for sharp shots even in low light
  • High resolution electronic view finder with live view for real time previews of your shots
  • Maximum Resolution: 4608 x 3456
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Olympus V207040BU040
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ease Of Use
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Olympus V207040BU040 Final Thoughts

"All in my Pelican case."

However, while it was still working, it took great pictures and was very easy to use. I am so impressed with this Olympus V207040BU040! Looks amazing and excited to try it. I have yet to use the tripods but I'm excited to give them a try eventually. The different features are amazing and the pics came out really great.

Overall Score
4.4


(175 Points)

3. GR III Digital Compact Camera, 24mp, 28mm f 2.8 lens with Touch Screen LCD with Soft case

User Ratings: 67 6

Ricoh First Impressions

"An AMAZING DEAL!"

Its great for quick pictures everywhere with clear pictures. The image I've shared was taken from over 15 feet away with just the optical zoom. The zoom is incredible as well. My old SX700 that was serviceable for years finally gave up and failed. You'll be glad you bought this one.

  • GR III Digital Compact Camera, 24mp, 28mm f 2.8 lens with Touch Screen LCD with Soft case
  • 24 MP CMOS Sensor with accelerator unit helps achieve remarkable image quality; 3 Axis; 4 Stop Shake Reduction ensures sharp images even in lower light conditions; It is also compatible with multi tone 14 bit RAW image recording
  • 3 inch Air gapless Capacitive Touch LCD Screen makes controlling the GR III event easier with complete menu control as well as focus and shutter release.
  • Compatible with Ricoh GR III Digital Camera
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Ricoh
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ease Of Use
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Ricoh Final Thoughts

"Great clarity."

However, while it was still working, it took great pictures and was very easy to use. I've researched this Ricoh A LOT and I only heard great things. You'll be glad you bought this one. I have yet to use the tripods but I'm excited to give them a try eventually. Overall, I'm really impressed with this little Ricoh .

Overall Score
4.2


(74 Points)

4. Nikon COOLPIX B700 Digital Camera

User Ratings: 53 9

Nikon 26510 First Impressions

"You guessed it, buy this."

I would like a firmware update to fix that. That is the reason I bought this Nikon 26510. The zoom is incredible as well. If you're a casual photographer, you can't beat this price, get it now. With a prime lens, zoom is one less thing you worry about.

  • Nikon COOLPIX B700 Digital Camera
  • 20.2MP 1/2.3" BSI CMOS Sensor
  • NIKKOR Super ED 60x Optical Zoom Lens and rechargeable Li-ion battery EN-EL23
  • 24-1440mm (35mm Equivalent) and focal length is 4.3 to 258mm,maximum aperture is f/3.3, to 6.5
  • 921k-Dot Electronic Viewfinder. Focus range : Approx.50 cm (1 ft 8 Inch ) to ∞, [T]: Approx.2.0 m (6 ft 7 Inch ) to ∞. Macro close-upmode: Approx., 1 cm (0.4 Inch ) to ∞
  • 3.0" 921k-Dot Vari-Angle LCD Monitor
  • UHD 4K Video Recording at 30p
  • Built-In Wi-Fi with NFC & Bluetooth BLE
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Nikon 26510
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ease Of Use
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Nikon 26510 Final Thoughts

"Well, this Nikon 26510 is IT."

This camera has so many features for its size. It's very easy to clean up noise in postprocessing by using noise ninja or neat image. I like that while I am learning I can rely on the IA mode to take great shots for me. The different features are amazing and the pics came out really great. But overall It is worth to buy and I totally recommend you to buy this bundle.

Overall Score
4.0


(194 Points)

5. Canon PowerShot SX600 HS 16MP Digital Camera (Black)

User Ratings: 60 4

Canon 9340B001 First Impressions

"All on Auto."

So I went to a camera store and tried out both of them. Ergonomics count, especially when you get used to Canon's excellent system--wow! Not to mention it worked great as a Weather Sealed Point & Shoot Digital Camera too. I don't really see a good excuse for that, wildlife photos may prove nearly impossible. If you want to take bird pictures.

  • Canon PowerShot SX600 HS 16MP Digital Camera (Black)
  • 16.0 Megapixel High Sensitivity CMOS sensor combined with the DIGIC 4+ Image Processor creates the Canon HS SYSTEM, which helps provide excellent lowlight performance.
  • 18x Optical Zoom (25-450mm) helps ensure outstanding optical performance and versatility.
  • Creative Shot mode uses composition, color and lighting from your original image to create unique images with an artistic flair.
  • Capture stunning 1080p Full HD video with a dedicated movie button.
  • Smart AUTO intelligently selects the proper camera settings based on 32 predefined shooting situations.
  • Batteries: Lithium Metal batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon 9340B001
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ease Of Use
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Canon 9340B001 Final Thoughts

"Very worth the buy."

What a really unique camera. It’s taken its place as my go to camera, which is what I intended it for. Takes great low light & fireworks pictures. My old SX700 that was serviceable for years finally gave up and failed. I just love how easy it is to get good looking shots.

Overall Score
4.3


(365 Points)

6. Nikon COOLPIX B700 Digital Camera 26510 + Rechargable Li-Ion Battery + Sony 64GB SDXC Memory Card + ...

Nikon First Impressions

"Not necessary with this."

Just ordered my soft box lights. What a really unique camera. In some reviews this Nikon is said to be heavy. I started with a NEX-6 and moved up to an Nikon . Overall good camera and value but needs improvements in the hardware.

  • Nikon COOLPIX B700 Digital Camera 26510 + Rechargable Li-Ion Battery + Sony 64GB SDXC Memory Card + Soft Carrying Case + Pro Hand Camera Grip + HDMI Cable + Card Reader + Memory Card Wallet Bundle
  • Greens Camera World is Nikon Authorized Dealer Includes Full USA Nikon Warranty
  • 20.2MP 1/2.3" BSI CMOS Sensor NIKKOR Super ED 60x Optical Zoom Lens
  • 24-1440mm (35mm Equivalent) 921k-Dot Electronic Viewfinder
  • 3.0" 921k-Dot Vari-Angle LCD Monitor UHD 4K Video Recording at 30p
  • Built-In Wi-Fi with NFC & Bluetooth BLE ISO 3200, Up to 5 fps Shooting
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Nikon
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ease Of Use
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Nikon Final Thoughts

"Mostly point and shoot."

I am so impressed with this Nikon ! The zoom truly is extraordinary! Looking forward to seeing how the weight savings impact my hikes and travel. Nikon, however, has always had colors that are exactly as our eyes see it! After taking a photo, it would not focus or operate, or so it seemed.

Overall Score
5.0


(6 Points)

7. Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 Digital Camera: (Black) + 128GB AOM 4K Pro Kit: International Version (1 ...

User Ratings: 49

AOM PNFZ2500JK First Impressions

"Over all, a good buy."

Me and my husband have planned a trip to Bahamas. The AOM PNFZ2500JK has many features which are very easy to use and get to. Ergonomics count, especially when you get used to AOM's excellent system--wow! I was pretty skeptical buying another point and shoot. Likewise, don't rule out film.

  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 Digital Camera: (Black) + 128GB AOM 4K Pro Kit: International Version (1 Year AOM Warranty)
  • 20.1MP 1" High Sensitivity MOS Sensor - Leica DC Vario-Elmarit f/2.8-4.5 Lens
  • 24-480mm (35mm Equivalent) - 0.74x 2.36m-Dot OLED Live View EVF
  • 3" 1.04m-Dot Free-Angle Touchscreen LCD - DCI 4K Recording at 24.00 fps & 100 Mbps
  • CINELIKE Profiles; 4:2:2 10-bit HDMI Out - Built-In Wi-Fi Connectivity; 4K PHOTO
  • ISO 25600 and 12 fps Continuous Shooting - Manual Control Ring & Built-In ND Filter
  • Editor's Impressions Of The AOM PNFZ2500JK
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ease Of Use
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

AOM PNFZ2500JK Final Thoughts

"Not necessary with this."

This camera has so many features for its size. It’s taken its place as my go to camera, which is what I intended it for. I feel that it takes better pictures than the DSC-HX50. I love the LED light and extra batteries for the camera and light. I have already taken it and my P900 to three photo shoots.

Overall Score
4.5


(2 Points)

8. Canon Powershot SX530 HS 16.0 MP Digital Camera with 50x Zoom, Wi-Fi & 1080p Full HD Video + NB-6L B...

User Ratings: 69 3

HeroFiber First Impressions

"I do have one problem."

What a really unique camera. I needed a Weather Sealed Point & Shoot Digital Camera with a sensor larger than what is on my smartphone. The battery life is outstanding, lasted her whole two week trip with moderate use. This is the perfect compromise camera for me. It’s taken its place as my go to camera, which is what I intended it for.

  • Canon Powershot SX530 HS 16.0 MP Digital Camera with 50x Zoom, Wi-Fi & 1080p Full HD Video + NB-6L Battery & AC/DC Charger + 10pc Bundle 32GB Deluxe Accessory Kit w/HeroFiber Gentle Cleaning Cloth
  • This kit includes 13 items, Camera includes all manufacturer's supplied accessories, Additional accessories are backed with Hot Deals Electronics 1 year 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
  • Canon Powershot SX530 HS 16.0 MP Digital Camera with 50x Optical Zoom, Built-in Wi-Fi and 1080p Full HD Video
  • 32 Gigabyte SDHC (Secure Digital High Capacity) Memory Card - SD USB Memory Card Reader - Xtech Universal Memory Card Wallet
  • Additional NB-6L Rechargeable Lithium ion Replacement Battery - AC/DC (home/car) Battery Charger - Xtech Well Padded Digital Camera Carrying Case with Pocket, Neck Strap & Belt Loop
  • Xtech Full Size 50" Tripod w/case - HDMI Cable for High Definition TV connection - Xtech Flexible Mini Table Top Tripod - Xtech Lens Care & Cleaning Kit - Xtech Package of LCD Screen Protectors - HeroFiber Ultra Gentle Cleaning Cloth (the most effective way to clean all optical surfaces)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The HeroFiber
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ease Of Use
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

HeroFiber Final Thoughts

"Husband loves this HeroFiber ."

The HeroFiber is small and fast. HeroFiber, however, has always had colors that are exactly as our eyes see it! Not to mention it worked great as a Weather Sealed Point & Shoot Digital Camera too. No other Weather Sealed Point & Shoot Digital Camera of this size is fast and have the quality of this HeroFiber . Overall good camera and value but needs improvements in the hardware.

Overall Score
4.3


(89 Points)

9. Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II Digital Camera w/ Accessory Bundle includes 8 items

User Ratings: 87 13

Canon E1CNPSG7XMIIK First Impressions

"Beautiful landscapes."

My old SX700 that was serviceable for years finally gave up and failed. I feel that it takes better pictures than the DSC-HX50. The zoom truly is extraordinary! It’s taken its place as my go to camera, which is what I intended it for. Where this Canon E1CNPSG7XMIIK really shines though is the video recording oddly enough.

  • Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II Digital Camera w/ Accessory Bundle includes 8 items
  • Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II Digital Camera
  • 32GB SDHC Class 10 High Speed Memory Card
  • Compact Deluxe Gadget Bag
  • Memory Card Wallet, Card Reader, Mini Tripod
  • Screen Protectors, 3 Piece Cleaning Kit, Beach Camera Microfiber Cleaning Cloth
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon E1CNPSG7XMIIK
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ease Of Use
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Canon E1CNPSG7XMIIK Final Thoughts

"Cheaper ones are ok."

Maybe it is for a small POS. Full manual, Shutter Priority and Aperture Priority. Color and white balance is generally good. No other Weather Sealed Point & Shoot Digital Camera of this size is fast and have the quality of this Canon E1CNPSG7XMIIK. I have already taken it and my P900 to three photo shoots.

Overall Score
4.5


(20 Points)

10. Casio Exilim EX-F1 6MP 12x Zoom 2.8-Inch LCD Pro Digital Camera with CMOS Shift Image Stabilization ...

EXILIM EX-F1 First Impressions

"This mode is important."

Overall, I'm really impressed with this little EXILIM EX-F1. Some people even claim that the EXILIM EX-F1 rivals medium format quality. In some reviews this EXILIM EX-F1 is said to be heavy. Just ordered my soft box lights. I’m now wading through the manual before heading out to shoot photos.

  • Casio Exilim EX-F1 6MP 12x Zoom 2.8-Inch LCD Pro Digital Camera with CMOS Shift Image Stabilization (Black)
  • 6-megapixel, 1/1.8-inch high-speed CMOS sensor; shoot up to 60 fps
  • 12x optical zoom with CMOS shift stabilization
  • 2.8-inch LCD; wide viewing angle
  • High-speed movie capability; up to 1200 fps
  • Capture images to SD/SDHC memory cards (not included)
  • Batteries: 1 Nonstandard Battery batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The EXILIM EX-F1
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ease Of Use
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

EXILIM EX-F1 Final Thoughts

"Not a fan of that."

What a really unique camera. Been looking for a easy to use, simple Weather Sealed Point & Shoot Digital Camera. So I went to a camera store and tried out both of them. In some reviews this EXILIM EX-F1 is said to be heavy. The recommended solution is to send in the camera for cleaning.

Overall Score
5.0


(9 Points)

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