CES 2009: Sony reveals latest HD/SD Handycams with ridiculous optical zooms


I’m sure there’s a competition among camcorder manufacturers this year to see what the biggest optical zoom they can put on their latest models is. Sony’s latest standard definition camcorders boast a 60x optical zoom.

Sony’s has launched nine new models in its SX range, with features including a choice of recording formats (DVD, hard disc or Memory Stick) depending on model, one second quick start-up, SteadyShot image stabilisation and Carl Zeiss lens…

YouTube Hits: Latest Sony advert, 'Foam City'

Last week we speculated on what the next advert for Sony would look like, with a video set in London being our top pick.

Sadly, Sony didn’t choose the indie London video maker to direct their latest campaign for their Handycam and Cybershot ranges, instead sticking with their tried and tested agency which created the three previous advertisements. This last one, ‘Foam City’, required 16 hours of filming in the centre of Miami, which was filled with 460 million litres of foam, enough to fill an Olympic…