Today Show – Waterproof Devices

On the Today Show Charlie talked about water-proof and shock-proof devices that can handle the rough and tumble when you're out and about. Here are the gadgets that he showcased on the segment.


The Nikon COOLPIX AW110 camera


  • Nikon’s newest shock-proof, freeze-proof and water-proof camera
  • Waterproof to 18m
  • GPS – you could always track when you took a photo but now you can track where
  • Built-in WiFi instant upload from camera to smart device
  • 16 megapixels
  • Designed  for adventure and travel
  • RRP: $375


Sony Xperia Tablet Z

  • Offers a high level of water and dust resistance ever delivered in a tablet
  • Can be kept under one metre of fresh water for up to 30 minutes
  • Thin and light at only 6.9 mm and 495 grams
  • Seamlessly share your music and images with one-touch (NFC) connectivity
  • 8 MP camera with Exmor R for mobile lets you shoot photos in low light conditions
  • 16GB WiFi (SRP $539)
  • 32GB WiFi (SRP $649)
  • 16GB with 4G/LTE connectivity (SRP $679)


Magellan Explorist 610

  • Designed for serious outdoor sportspeople
  • Australia Discovery Topographic Map features detailed street, track, trail information
  • 3-axis Electronic Compass and Barometric Altimeter to let users know exactly where they are
  • includes information about elevation and where users are, even when a GPS signal is unavailable
  • Integrated 3.2 mega-pixel camera, microphone, and speakers to help capture and share all your outdoor experiences
  • Worldwide Basemap that show roads, water features, parks, and city centres
  • RRP $549


Telstra Tough 3 Phone


  • Waterproof to 1m of water for up to 30 minutes
  • Designed for Aussies who work and play in challenging conditions
  • Built to withstand the top three ways in which Aussies damage phones – dropped, being knocked  and water damage
  • Has Blue Tick rating and external antenna port making for improved coverage in more areas
  • Screen is enhanced for easy reading in sunlight
  • Cased in a hard shock resistant shell with a scratch resistant Corning Gorilla Glass screen
  • $192


Lifeproof Cases for iPhones and iPads

  • Water proof, dirt proof, snow proof and shock proof
  • LifeProof cases are tested to meet or exceed recognised standards including Military Standard 810F-516 against shock, and section IP 68 of the IEL 60592 standard against dirt and water ingress
  • They with withstand full submersion in water, up to two metres for up to an hour
  • Keeps ice and snow out.
  • One of the lightest and slimmest tough cases you can find in Australia
  • Manufacturer says LifeProod cases has even helped an iPad and iPod survive a plane crash in the Gulf of Mexico.
  • $79.95-$149.95


Panasonic Camcorder WA30

  • Waterproof to 10m
  • Ideal for shooting footage outdoors and underwater
  • Versatile shooting with smooth Full HD video and high-quality 14-megapixel stills
  • Wi-Fi capability for upload to social networking sites such as YouTube and Facebook
  • Remote shooting supported by the Panasonic Image App for iOS/Android smartphones.
  • Intelligent Auto selects the most suitable shooting mode for best results.
  • Enhanced creativity options
  • $399


Logitech Washable Keyboard

  • It’s submergible in up to 28 centimetres of water and has convenient drainage holes at the back for easy drying.
  • Laser printing and a UV coating help to make sure the keys can take a washing as well as a pounding.
  • Works right out of the box. There’s no software to install, so you can plug, play and type away.
  • With a single keystroke, you can access 12 most often used applications. 
  • $49


Sony Waterproof Walkman

  • Can be used for swimming
  • An all-in-one digital music player designed to be worn in the gym, while training outdoors, or in the pool
  • With its waterproof design, the player withstands not just water but the sweat from intense workouts.
  • 8 Hour battery life with 3 minute Quick Charge for 60 minutes playback
  • Compact and lightweight design that allows you to move freely
  • RRP $99


EVAP Water Rescue Pouch

  • EVAP contains a unique drying agent that safely removes the moisture from sensitive electronics preventing damage while restoring use
  • Claimed to be 700% more effective at removing moisture than rice
  • For best results allow 6-24 hours
  • Humidity indicator will  signal that your device is ready 
  • Contains an exclusive High Grade Molecular Sieve (APG) – an absorbent material that holds a larger capacity and has a faster absorption speed for removal of carbon dioxide and water.
  • $19.95