Who doesn’t love the beach? Well, fragile electronics, to be honest. Between sand, sun and sea, there are countless ways your favorite beach gadget could be damaged on a fun vacation. With that in mind, we’ve got a roundup of our favorite gadgets that can survive a trip to the beach!
Olympus Tough TG-5
Nothing beats a fun beach trip, and there’s no better way to keep your memories of it than by snapping photos. The Olympus Touch TG-5 is a fantastic camera for fun in the sun: it’s waterproof, durable and can survive a seven-foot drop! It’s fast shutter and 4K recording are all the more impressive when considering how tough the Olympus Tough is! It’s a touch expensive, though, retailing for around $400.
JBL Charge 3
If you’re chilling on the shore and wishing you had some tunes, you’re wishing you had a JBL Charge 3. Sporting amazing, huge sound for its small size, great battery life and strong performance, it’s a great speaker. Even better, it’s rated IPX-7, which means it’s water resistant and perfect for the beach.
The Versa is a fantastic fitness tracker/smart watch hybrid for the beach! This handy device sports a waterproof body and awesome tracking functionality. Want to track your swimming or jogging on the beach? The Versa is the beach gadget for you!
Our Favorite Beach Gadget: Amazon Kindle Oasis
Picture it: you’re lying on the beach, reading a book, the waves lapping against the sand. Then a big wave comes up and knocks your book out of your hands, soaking it and ruining it. That’s a buzz kill! Our suggestion? Bring an Amazon Kindle Oasis! It’s totally waterproof and reads well in sunlight. Even better, it sports physical page-turn buttons, letting you turn the pages even with wet hands.