Sony DEV-50 – New Digital Recording Binocular

Wow, binocular camcorder anyone? Check out one of the coolest gadgets to come from Sony. You can have your cake and eat it!

Sony DEV50

Sony DEV50

The gorgeous looking Sony DEV-5 (MSRP $1,999.99) features a compact body, excellent optics, and a weather-proof frame. Optical zoom is a useful 12x, up from the previous model’s 10x. Video recording is Full HD in 3D (or 2D if you prefer). Still photography has been upgraded to the binocular’s maximum effective resolution of 20.4 megapixels.

The electronic viewfinders of the DEV-50 have been upgraded to OLED for a better resolution and color reproduction of the scene. Other useful features include GPS tagging of videos and photos. YOu can confidently use it in the outdoors and extreme climate as it is now both dust proof and rain proof. Although you are not advised to fully submerse the device, but it should be able to withstand the most demanding field work.

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