Sony MHS-TS22 Bloggie Sport HD Video Camera, 5 Megapixel Still Images, 2.7" LCD Touch Screen, 1/4.0" Exmor CMOS Image Sensor, 4x Digital Zoom, Red

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About Sony MHS-TS22

The Sony MHS-TS22 Bloggie Sport Camcorder (Red) shoots up to 1920 x 1080p video and takes up to 5.0 megapixel still images. It's shock proof, dust proof and waterproof up to sixteen feet. It's also drop resistant up to five feet. The handheld camcorder is protected by a leather-like rubber bumper and features a 2.7" LCD touch screen display that is fully operational underwater. The Bloggie is equipped with 4GB of internal flash memory, which supports up to two hours of HD video.

The camera has HDMI output and a convenient flip-out USB arm for quickly uploading your footage onto YouTube or Facebook. There's a 4x digital zoom feature, as well as Auto Macro. Sony outfitted the Bloggie Sport with their Exmor CMOS sensor. Plus, there's an internal rechargeable battery as well. The camcorder even has SteadyShot image stabilization.

Sony MHS-TS22 Features

  • Rugged 1080p HD video camera w/ still image capture: The Bloggie Sport camera is built to handle extreme environments, allowing you to concentrate on safety and composition while capturing Full HD videos and 5MP photos
  • SteadyShot image stabilization: SteadyShot image stabilization helps reduce blur caused by camera shake
  • 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 video and/or charge your battery without having to hunt for cables
  • Sony Exmor CMOS sensor: The Bloggie Sport camera's Exmor CMOS sensor delivers high-quality video and pictures with less noise, even in challenging lighting conditions
  • Built-in rechargeable battery: The built-in battery contributes to the Bloggie Sport camera's sleek and stylish design while powering the large 2.7" screen3 and camera functions
  • Underwater Mode: As you snorkel or scuba dive down to the Bloggie Sport camera's operational limit of 16 feet1, the red spectrum of visible light is progressively absorbed by the water, resulting in a blue color cast
  • LED light for low-light shooting situations: A built-in LED light makes it easy to shoot clear photos even in dark environments. To turn the LED light on, simply tap on the light bulb icon on the screen. This feature is perfect for parties and other night-time events
  • 5MP still images: Enjoy capturing clear, crisp still photos at 5MP resolution. The high resolution yields incredible detail while giving you the flexibility for large prints and cropping
  • Share Function: The Bloggie Sport lets you tag captured movies and photos and upload them later when connected to the Internet to services such as Facebook and YouTube, or to Sony's PlayMemories Online service
  • HDMI output: With HDMI output, you'll be able to share your HD Bloggie Sport video with friends and family on your HDTV (HDMI cable required/not included)
  • 2.7" touch-screen LCD: The 2.7" touch-screen is large enough for you to watch your movies and photos. This large touch-screen and the simple UI let you intuitively and comfortably operate the Bloggie Sport camera even while under water
  • 4x Digital Zoom & Auto Macro: With the Bloggie Sport 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
  • Slim design with easy operation: The slender body with its low-profile and simplified buttons give the Bloggie Sport camera a sleek look and feel and at only 4.5 oz it's easy to take with you everywhere
  • 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

Sony MHS-TS22 Specifications

Focal Length (35mm equivalent)
Photo: 47mm(16:9),41mm(4:3); Video: 47mm(16:9)
Aperture (Max.)
F2.8
Lens Groups-Elements
4 groups,4 elements
Minimum Focus Distance
4"(10cm)
ISO
Auto, 80-800
Metering Modes
Center Weighted
White Balance Mode
Auto
Color Filter System
RGB primary color mosaic filters
Effective Picture Resolution
Approx. 5.03MP
Imaging Sensor
1/4.0" (4.50mm) Exmor CMOS Sensor
Pixel Gross
Approx. 5.15MP
Processor
DSP
Coverage
1
LCD Type
2.7" Touch Screen LCD (230k pixels) with full-screen playback
Shutter Speeds
Auto: 1/30 - 1/4000
Self-timer
Off / 10sec
HD Output
HDMI (mini)
USB Port(s)
Flip-out USB
Still Image Size 4:3
5M (2,592 x 1,944)
Audio Format
MPEG-4 AAC
Dual Record
Yes
Media Type
4GB Internal Flash Memory
Microphone/Speaker
Yes (Mono)
Recording and Playback Times
MP4 format: 12M 1920x1080 (29.97p): 40 min. 6M 1280x720 (59.94p): 80 min. 4M 1280x720 (29.97p): 120 min. .8M 480x720 (29.97p) 480min
Still Image Max Effective Resolution
5.03 megapixel
Still Image Mode
JPEG
Still Image Size 16:9
3.1M (2,356 x 1,324), 0.4M(854x480)
Video Format
MP4 (MPEG-4 AVC (H.264))
AF Modes
Auto Macro (10cm, 4")
Focus Area
Center Weighted AF
Power Consumption (in Operation)
Camera Mode: Approx. 1.4W, Recording Mode: Approx.1.5W (720@30p)
Battery Type
Internal (NP-SP70 3.6V)
Operating System Compatibility
Windows: Windows XP SP3 (32bit only), Windows Vista SP1, Windows 7; 64-bit editions and Starter (Edition) are not supported. The Windows Image Mastering API(IMAPI)Ver.2.0 or later is required to use the function for creating discs. Mac (via download): Macintosh OS X (v10.3-10.7)
Dimensions (W x H x D)
2-3/8" x 4-5/8" x 27/32" (59.6mm x 116.5mm x 21.0mm)
Weight
5.22oz (148g)

Sony MHS-TS22 Reviews

Reviewed by 3 customers

 
1.0

My bloggie stop charging after 6 month

By

from Los Angeles

This thing is horrible. Only records for 30 min at a time, even though it has enough space to record 1 hour. Pretty much impossible to replace the battery. You can not expand the battery. LoQuan

(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Doesn't work

By

from Oregon

I have to return this item, it won't even turn on for me. It also doesn't keep the charge while its plugged in. The light turns off indicating it should be done charging, but no, it stopped on its own and is still empty. When I try to turn it on, I hold the button for 7 seconds, 30 seconds, a min...nothing. I also learned that you basically charge it for 3 hours, for only 50 min of battery time. I should have bought a regular video cam and not this item!

(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Worth the $

By

from Undisclosed

I got this camera to make YouTub vids. I love this camera! But the speaker is on the front of the camera, so if I am making a video, the actors need to speak up. But, I do have a wireless speaker so it is not so bad. Overall, I love this product a lot! I think it is also a great gift for a teen because they are very tuff on there stuff and this is a tuff camera! Get it!

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