Sony DEV-5




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By Expert Reviews on 60

Great viewfinder, good video quality, but the zoom range is too low to replace high-end binoculars...

By PC Pro on 50

Too pricey and impractical: take our advice and buy proper binoculars and a separate camera...

By 5FWD on 60

The Sony DEV-5 binoculars don't come cheap, at a staggering £1,267.90. But they sadly don't quite live up to their pricetag: the incredible-on-paper video feature doesn't quite make up for the extra price, unless you're a wildlife...

By APC Magazine on 70

Ever wanted to look like you're in Splinter Cell, but don't want to go through all that Black Ops training? How about getting close to nature, but you're not keen on old-fashioned optics to get you close to that elusive purple spotted...

By PC Advisor on 80

Alas, these futuristic binos aren't cheap. Due to launch in November, the Sony DEV-5 will be priced at $2,000 (£1,250), while the DEV-3 will go for $1,400 (£850)....

By Digital Photography School on

My experience with binoculars has mainly revolved around visits to motor sports, surf carnivals and performances like musicals or opera.So I can, without fear of contradiction, say that we can safely discount use of the DEV-5 in theatres and the...

International Review By Ere Numérique on 85

Les jumelles numériques existent déjà mais la visée optique demeure plus qualitative. Sony franchit désormais un pas qui leur donne une réelle légitimité. Ainsi, elles affichent la nature en 3D et se proposent de...