by Joanne Keo | October 05, 2011
A digital camera’s zoom isn’t really suited for viewing something in action—whether it’s a football team or red-bellied woodpecker—for more than a few seconds while you take a picture. But if watching is the primary goal, Bushnell’s 8x30 Instant Replay Imageview binoculars may be the way to go.

Marrying high-end, coated, 8x optics and a 30-millimeter objective lenses with a five-megapixel digital camera, it has a 1.5-inch flip-up LCD and can shoot an instant loop video for up to 60 seconds. Images are recorded on an SD memory card. It comes with a case and strap and retails for $399.95 from Bushnell