A tough camera that you can take on your beach or mountain excursions and don't have to worry about dropping it in the river. Waterproof and shockproof, the Olympus Stylus 850 SW is one strong camera that can take a beating, with help from its metal exterior. Although indoor photos at high ISO seem to suffer, it still rocks as an outdoor travel camera. Image stabilization and face detection ensure that you get those awesome mountain top smiles in a clear picture.
Pros: Waterproof and shockproof, survives temps as low as 14 degrees ferenheit (-10c). Wide 2.5-inch LCD screen, face detection.
Cons: Indoor photos suffer above 400 ISO, no image stabilization.