The team mate between 1/3.91 type (4.6mm) Exmor R CMOS sensor, a 29.8mm wide angle G lens with 10x optical zoom, and Optical SteadyShot with Active Mode makes the new Sony GW55VE handycam enables to capture top grade Full HD 50p video in any situation on a 3-inch Xtra Fine LCD touch-panel.
Thanks to the rugged ability and Pixel Super Resolution processing, they ensure you still have clear-detailed images for zoom, and zoom again, as close as you want, and free-worries when the rain is coming in middle of your shooting. As note, the GW55VE is safe to be used up to 5m underwater, and still OK if you dropped up to 1.5 m.
Meanwhile for design, this camcorder comes with slim-sleek design. The lightweight, 188g, in tandem with compact size, 32.2(W) x 105.5(H) x 70.2(D), slim design and rugged ability, is comfortable to be carried without decrease your fashion style. It’s a perfect compact camcorder for daily life.
A month and half from now, you will have a chance to hand it. According to Sony, the GW55VE is going to hit Europe in mid-May 2012 in two colors: silver and black. The pricing is still unknown. It likely will hit US market in end of May 2012. Did I mention memory card slot and on-board GPS?