Sony MHSTS20/S 8GB Bloggie Touch Camera, Full HD 1080p Video, 12.8MP Stills, 3.0" Touch Screen, Flip-out USB Arm, MP4 Video Format, Silver

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About this item

The Bloggie Touch camera captures web-friendly HD MP4 video and 12.8MP images while featuring a capacitive touch-screen for simple touch & slide operation. Integrated software makes it easy to share videos and images on Facebook or YouTube. Record up to 4 hours of HD video on its 8GB of internal memory.

What's Included With This Item

  • Sony MHSTS20/S 8GB Bloggie Touch Camera
  • USB Connection Support Cable
  • Wrist Strap
  • Sony Warranty

Summary of Customer Reviews

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Easy to use (8) , Great resolution (7) , Compact (6) , Good battery life (6) , Large clear LCD (6) , Zoom range/performance (5) , Fast shutter speed (3)
Poor in low light (5)
Best Uses:
Family photos (5) , Video (4)
Reviewer Profile:
Casual photographer (6) , Photo enthusiast (2) , Semi-pro photographer (2)

Key Features

  • 1920x1080 HD MP4 recording: The Bloggie Touch camera lets you record your favorite moments anytime, anywhere. Using the MP4 format, the Bloggie Touch shoots video in 1920x1080 high definition, as well as captures 12.8MP still images
  • 12.8MP still images: Enjoy capturing clear, crisp still photos at 12.8MP resolution. The high resolution yields incredible detail while giving you the flexibility for large prints and cropping
  • Capacitive touch-screen LCD: The touch screen LCD utilizes an easy to use touch & slide method for searching through your videos and pictures
  • 3.0" LCD with vertical/horizontal operation: The 3.0" touch screen LCD (measured diagonally) will rotate its orientation automatically; however you hold the camera - horizontally, vertically, left, right, even upside down
  • Up to 4 hours HD video: Record and store up to four hours of high-definition video footage (default setting) to the Bloggie Touch camera's 8GB of built-in flash memory
  • Slim design with easy operation: The slender body with its low-profile and simplified buttons give the Bloggie Touch camera a sleek look and feel and at only 4.5 oz it's easy to take with you everywhere
  • Flip-out USB arm for upload/charge: A built-in USB arm easily flips-out and lets you connect your camera directly to your compatible PC to upload video1 and/or charge your battery without having to hunt for cables
  • Tag videos to upload and Share it Later: The Bloggie Touch camera comes with pre-installed software that makes it easy to tag videos and images in the camera while on the go and que them for upload to your favorite internet sharing sites, like Facebook or YouTube
  • SteadyShot image stabilization: SteadyShot image stabilization helps reduce blur caused by camera shake
  • Auto Macro & 4x Digital Zoom: With the Bloggie Touch camera you'll be able to take pictures or video from as little as 4" away, perfect for capturing a business card or a new friend's phone number
  • Sony Exmor CMOS sensor: The Bloggie Touch camera's Exmor CMOS sensor delivers high-quality video and pictures with less noise, even in challenging lighting conditions
  • Face Detection technology: Face Detection technology recognizes faces and optimizes camera settings for both video and still images, so faces are captured more clearly and skin tones look more natural
  • Built-in rechargeable battery: The built-in battery contributes to the Bloggie Touch camera's sleek and stylish design while powering the large 3.0" screen and camera functions
  • HDMI output: With HDMI output, you'll be able to share your HD Bloggie Touch video with friends and family on your HDTV

Technical Specs

AF Modes Auto Macro (10cm, 4")
Focus Area Center Weighted AF
Metering Modes Center Weighted
ISO Auto, 80-1600
White Balance Mode Auto
Camera Type Pocket MP4 Camera
Aperture (Max.) F2.8
Focal Length (35mm equivalent) Photo: 37mm(16:9),32mm(4:3);Video: 37mm(16:9)
Lens Groups-Elements 4 groups,4 elements
Minimum Focus Distance 4" (10cm)
Battery Type Internal (NP-SP70 3.6V)
Number of Still Images 290 (CIPA standards)
Power Consumption (in Operation) Approx. 1.6W
Advanced User Interface Easy-to-understand Graphic Display
Face Detection Yes
Image Stabilization Steadyshot image stabilization
Imaging Sensor Exmor CMOS Sensor (1/2.5 type,7.22mm)
Processor DSP
Pixel Gross Approx. 13 MP
Effective Picture Resolution Approx. 12.8 megapixels
Color Filter System RGB primary color mosaic filters
Media Type 8GB Internal Flash Memory
Still Image Mode JPEG
Still Image Max Effective Resolution 12.8 megapixel
Still Image Size 16:9 8.3M (3840 x 2160); 2M (1920 x 1080)
Still Image Size 4:3 12.8M (4,128 x 3,096)
Video Format MP4 (MPEG-4 AVC (H.264))
Recording and Playback Times MP4 format: 12M 1920x1080 (29.97p): 40 min. 6M 1280x720 (59.94p): 80 min. 4M 1280x720 (29.97p): 120 min.
Dual Record Yes
Audio Format MPEG-4 AAC
Microphone/Speaker Yes (Mono)
Supplied Software Bloggie Software Ver.1.0 (Embedded on camera)
Operating System Compatibility Windows: Windows XP SP3 (32bit only), Windows Vista SP1, Windows 7 Mac: Bloggie Software V1.0 is not Mac compatible.
Date / Time Stamp Yes
Erase/Protect Yes
Media/Battery Indicator Yes
Power Save Mode Auto Shut-off
Still Image Playback Options Playback Zoom (2x, 4x, 8x via Touchpanel)
LCD Type 3.0" Touch Screen LCD3 (288k pixels) with full-screen playback
Coverage 100
HD Output HDMI (mini)
USB Ports Flip-out USB
Self-timer 2-sec. or 10-sec. delay
Shutter Speeds Auto: 1/30 - 1/4000
Dimensions 2-1/8" x 4-1/4" x 5/8" (52mm x 107mm x 15.2mm)
Weight 4.4 oz (125g)
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