Sony’s 5 Biggest Gadget Blunders

Sony Vita may join the ranks of the biggest failures to come out of Japan

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Sony’s 5 Biggest Gadget Blunders

BetaMax

Betamax Tape Sonys 5 Biggest Gadget BlundersThe BetaMax was unveiled in 1975 when Sony was riding high on the wave of its technological genius. However, the genius they touted and the superior picture quality they lauded was no match for JVC’s VHS format. When studios said they preferred recording length over picture quality, the credits began rolling on Sony’s BetaMax.


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