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It's the new black: gadgets that are waterproof. The latest: Sony's HDR-GW55VE Handycam.

With a sensor dense enough to shoot 20.4Mp stills, the camcorder can shoot 1080p HD video at 50f/s. The GW55VE's lens can zoom to 10x, but the gadget can zoom to 120x digitally.

Sony HDR-GW55VE Handycam

Framing shots is aided by a flip-out-and-swivel 3in, 921,000-dot LCD. Shooting is helped by on-board image stabilisation.

The GW55VE will be out mid-May. Pricing TBC. ®

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