Waterproof Gadgets You Need for Summer Travel2 min read
It’s easy to waterproof your electronics by storing them in plastic baggies. However, they are very difficult to use that way. Thanks to recent trends in technology, vacationers can find a wide variety of waterproof or water-resistant electronic devices that are convenient and easy to use at the beach, lake or swimming pool.
Panasonic Lumix TS5 Camera
This waterproof camera ranks as one of the best for both pictures and videos. It’s waterproof to 43 feet, crush-proof to 220 pounds, drop-proof to 6 1/2 feet and freeze-proof to 14 degrees Fahrenheit. It’s rugged and produces vibrant pictures on land and in the water.
Neptune by Finis MP3 Player
If you’re looking for a waterproof MP3, Neptune by Finis is a great option. This waterproof music player eliminates most sound issues normally associated with using earbud devices under water. The entire device is sealed and has large buttons for easy control.
Samsung Galaxy S5 Smartphone
The Samsung Galaxy S5 from T-Mobile is dust-proof and can be submerged in water for 30 minutes up to a depth of one meter. It has a perforated plastic back and USB port that are rubber sealed. This smartphone is one of the most water-resistant phones on the market today.
Brookstone Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker
Whether a traveler is lounging poolside or sunbathing on the beach, the Brookstone Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker is the perfect accessory. Keep your music player out of harm’s way with this completely waterproof speaker. It can float and be submersed up to three feet under water. The wireless range is 33 feet, and it has a battery life of more than 20 hours.
Regardless of what your summer plans are, these waterproof devices are great to have for your travels.
Jennifer Thayer is a freelance writer who enjoys covering everything from the hottest tech gadgets to the latest industry news. Follow her on Twitter to see what tech coverage she shares next.