Sony has this week added a new waterproof Handycam to their range of video recorders in the form of the Sony HDR-GW77V. Which has been designed to go under water in depths of up to 16 ft for up to 60 minutes.
The Sony HDR-GW77V Handycam is equipped with a 20.4-megapixel resolution, full 1080p video capture @ 60fps, and 10x optical zoom. With 16GB of internal storage that can be expanded using SDHC or Memory Stick Micro cards to suit your needs.
Its also equipped with a neat fold out LCD viewing panel and measures just 1.2 (width) x 4.15 (height). Watch the video below to see it drop tested.As well as being waterproof the new Sony HDR-GW77V Handycam is also rugged and can withstand 5ft drops.
Unfortunately no information on pricing or worldwide availability has been released for the Sony HDR-GW77V Handycam as yet, but it will soon be arriving in Japan for around 70,000 yen around $862.