Olympus has added a new 12mp Mju model to the range that's claimed to be waterproof (to 10M), freeze-proof and shock-proof. Known as the Mju Tough 6010 in Europe, it's also known as the Stylus Tough 6010 in the USA. This model appears to replace the 10-megapixel Mju/Stylus Tough 6000.
The µ TOUGH with Magic Filters
The Olympus µ TOUGH-6010: an action hero
London, 17 July 2009 – From adrenaline packed days to activities with the family, the Olympus µ TOUGH-6010 is ready for action. Whether enjoying a day at the beach or out carving on the slopes, this 12 Megapixel powerhouse is the ultimate companion. Shockproof, waterproof, and freezeproof just like the rest of the µ TOUGH series, it ensures extreme fun. Aspiring artists can even find their fill with a new set of Magic Filters. Featuring a 3.6x wide optical zoom, the µ TOUGH-6010 is of course also packed with the latest in Olympus opto-digital technology. Boasting everything from Dual Image Stabilisation to Tap Control, it was created to ensure photographic peace of mind while enjoying life’s many adventures. Available in a striking choice of colours, the latest µ TOUGH will be available from July 2009 for a retail price of £299.99
Interestingly, none of the Olympus sites appear to be carrying information on the new camera.