Toshiba unveils new Camileo BW10 waterproof camcorder

Shane McGlaun - May 25, 2010, 4:44am CDT
Toshiba unveils new Camileo BW10 waterproof camcorder

Summer may not be officially here, but the heat is in many parts of the country, which means that there are already many folks going to the lake, beach, or pool to cool off. Many people will be looking to make some movies while they are playing near water. The problem with getting a camcorder near water is that one splash will ruin most cameras.

Toshiba has announced a new Camileo BW10 digital camcorder that is the first waterproof camcorder to come from the firm. The new camcorder is launching in the UK and will sell for the equivalent of $185. The camera can survive submersion in up to 2 meters of water and still record video.

That means not only can you use the camcorder near water, you can actually film underwater with it. The BW10 records in full 1080p resolution and it will come in blue, silver, and turquoise colors. The rear screen is 2-inches wide and the camera records to SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards up to 64GB. It will launch in June.

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