Sony unveils DEV-3 and DEV-5 digital binoculars with HD video recording

Sony DEV-5 digital binocularIf you like to watch the nature, sporting action or spying your neighbors, Sony’ new digital binoculars is just for you. Well, those two new models are actually  “the world’s first” digital binoculars with HD video recording with stereo sound.

Both binoculars, DEV-3 and DEV-5, offer Full HD (1920 x 1080) capturing AVCHD 2.0 format with electronic autofocus and SteadyShot optical image stabilisation, and even 3D recording, which you can then view on a 3D TV via HDMI. Featuring minimal ‘stealth’ design with an ergonomic grip area, coated with an elastomer material for sure handling and stable operation. The binoculars provide 10x optical zoom and the DEV-5 model also offers 10x digital (maximum magnification 5.4x in 3D mode). Equipped with Exmor R CMOS sensors and powerful BIONZ processors, the models can capture up to 7.1 megapixels stills.

Sony DEV-5 digital binocular

The DEV-5 model also packs a GPS receiver and offers Geotagging capabilities. The binoculars are armed with USB, S-video, component, composite and HDMI interfaces, and rechargeable battery that allows up to approximately 3 hours of 2D recording on a single charge.

Sony DEV-3 digital binocular

The new DEV-3 and DEV-5 digital recording binoculars  will become available in November 2011 for $1,399 and 1,999, respectively.

Source: Sony

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