We should start off by saying that standard digital waterproof cameras are very expensive by nature, which is why you should probably stay away from them unless you’re a professional photographer who uses them frequently. On the other hand, you can use an underwater disposable camera with roughly the same results, not to mention how much more affordable such a camera can be.
Even so, there is always a risk of buying a camera that is of lesser quality than what you would expect, even from a disposable one. To help you avoid this, we put together a list of the ten best underwater disposable cameras on the market today.
10OurWarm Aqua Cam Waterproof Underwater Disposable 35mm Camera
Easy to operate and even easier to handle, this compact waterproof underwater disposable camera uses a very simple process to capture images. To operate it, you simply turn the film advance wheel until it stops before pushing the shutter button. It is maybe because of how easy it is to operate that OurWarm’s Aqua Cam is so popular to begin with, not to mention the high-quality 35mm photographs it can take.
9SnapSnap Underwater Disposable Camera
Rugged be design, these cameras are designed to endure a lot before showing signs of damage, which enables you to be very active while using them. They are also waterproof up to 20 feet, meaning that you don’t have to worry about diving shots. Loaded with 400 ISO Color Film, the quality of the photographs these cameras take is impressive to say the least, whereas their easy to use interface allows you to operate them even when wearing gloves or any sort of protective gear.
8Guy Harvey – Underwater Camera
Although not disposable, this underwater camera is extremely affordable yet very good at the same time. Waterproof up to 32 feet, this camera features 27 exposures of the best ISO/ASA Speed Color Film you can find, along with a target viewfinder for better accuracy. At the same time, its thick and durable shell ensures shock and weather resistance, while its scratch-proof lens allows you to take high-quality pictures even in bad weather.
7Fujifilm QuickSnap Waterproof 35mm Disposable Camera
This waterproof disposable camera from Fujifilm is one of the most affordable on the market, without the price affecting its efficiency in any way. It is a focus-free camera at core that uses a 35mm film format which enables you to take high-quality pictures. We should also point out how easy this camera is to operate, as it uses a very simplistic and intuitive interface that allows you to use the camera even if you’re wearing gloves.
6Eastman Kodak Company 8004707 Kod 8004707 Water Sport One Time Use Camera
Waterproof up to 50 feet, this rugged, durable camera will endure almost anything while enabling you to take good pictures in almost any conditions. In this respect, it also features a shock-proof rubber shell and a sunscreen/scratch-resistant lens. As a result of all these protective features, you will be able to take crystal clear pictures without having to take a break from whatever activity you are doing.
5Kodak Weekend Underwater Disposable Camera
Very affordable given its overall quality, this disposable camera from Kodak is designed to take high-standard photos in extremely bad weather. Furthermore, it can take good pictures even when submerged at a considerable depth. It is also very sturdy and resistant, enabling you to take good photographs without having to worry about damaging the camera in any way. Also, given its nature, it will allow you to access the film without too much hassle.
4Fujifilm Quick Snap Waterproof 35mm Single Use Camera
This single-use camera from Fujifilm will allow you to take pictures that are of a much better quality than what most disposable cameras can offer nowadays. Waterproof up to a depth of 35 feet, this particular camera uses a Superia X-TRA 800 film which ensures high-quality pictures even when submerged. Furthermore, the 27 exposures camera features a rubber wrist strap for greater portability.
3Polaroid Underwater Housing for Point & Shoot With Lens
Not a disposable camera per se but a very useful tool to own if you’re planning on taking underwater pictures. This versatile housing device will enable you to transform virtually any digital camera into an underwater camera given its waterproof nature. Capable of withstanding water pressure up to 30 feet deep, this rugged housing will allow you to access all of your digital camera’s features without risking its integrity in any way.
2Kodak Sport Disposable Camera
Kodak’s Sport Disposable Camera is a 27-exposures waterproof camera that is guaranteed to work as far as 50 feet deep. It also features a rugged, durable, shock-proof rubber shell that protects the camera against any sort of damage without affecting the camera’s ability to take underwater pictures. At the same time, its is stocked with Kodak MAX Versatility Plus 800 Film which guarantees that you’ll take high-quality pictures.
1Fujifilm Quick Snap Waterproof 27 EXP 35mm Camera 800 film
This very popular disposable camera from Fujifilm takes pictures in a 35mm format using an 800-speed color film system with 27 exposures. It is also waterproof up to 17 feet deep, which makes it perfect for water-related activities. Not only that, but thanks to its rugged construction with a hand strap, it is very unlikely that you’ll damage the camera or lose it at any point. Overall, this is not just a reliable single-use waterproof camera but an affordable one as well.