The best underwater cameras for diving or snorkeling

Because an image lasts forever, what better way than to capture those memories of your vacations with the best underwater cameras for him.diving or snorkel.

Underwater cameras usually They are resistant to falls, dust, cold and more. In this post we will review the cameras that can help you the most on a diving or snorkeling tour in Cancun.

Canon PowerShot D30

This underwater camera offers you the same 12.1 megapixel resolution as its predecessor, the Canon PowerShot D20, although it increases its resistance to water from 10 to 25 meters, it is resistant to shocks up to two meters high, cold and dust. It has a 5x optical zoom, an image stabilizer and the 7.5cm PureColor II LCD screen allows you to clearly see Full HD photos and videos under the waters of the Caribbean Sea.

Fujifilm FinePix XP70 and FinePix XP200

The Fujifilm brand has a couple of quality underwater cameras. These different models are similar in terms of resolution and objective, but the main difference is in their resistance capacity.

For example, the Fujifilm FinePix XP200 is waterproof to 15 meters, withstands two meter drops and prevents the entry of dust and withstands temperatures down to -10 degrees Celsius.

On the other hand, the FinePix XP70 can be submerged up to 10 meters, withstands falls of up to one and a half meters in height and prevents the entry of dust; It can withstand temperatures down to -10 degrees Celsius.

Another difference is found in the resolution and size of its screens, because while the FinePix XP70 has a 2.7-inch LCD and 460 thousand dots, the Finepix XP200 has a 3-inch LCD and 920 thousand dots.
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Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 and Stylus Tough TG-3

These two Olympus cameras have 16 megapixels of resolution and the main difference is in their lenses. The TG-850 has a 5x zoom, which is equivalent to a 21-105 and has a brightness of f / 3.5-5.7, while the TG-3 has a 4x zoom, which is equivalent to a 25-100 and It has a brightness of f / 2.0-4.9.

Another hallmark is its resistance, as the TG-850 performs well at 10 meters underwater, can withstand temperatures down to -10 degrees Celsius and is resistant to drops of up to 2.1 meters and even compression of up to 10 kilos. For its part, the TG-3 can be submerged up to 15 meters and withstands temperatures down to -10 degrees Celsius. This device supports falls of up to 2.1 meters in height and weights of up to 100 kilos.

Any of these underwater cameras can capture amazing images while underwater in a snorkeling tour or from diving in Cancun.

At Aquaworld we offer snorkeling tours in the Cancun Underwater Museum of Art (MUSA) where you can see more than 400 life-size statues that are also a refuge for various forms of marine life.


But if what you prefer is to know the beauties of the sea more closely, we have diving tours in Cozumel island, known for the beauty of its coral reef, which is the second in the world for its size.

And as if that were not enough we have fishing tours, in which you can rent a boat and eat what you catch later. Our staff is highly qualified and has vast experience to help you get to know the natural riches of the Mexican Caribbean.

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