Sony Bloggie Sport

January 10, 2012 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Digital Video Cameras , CES 2012 | Comment |

The Sony Bloggie Sport is a tough pocket camcorder that shoots Full HD videos and 5-megapixel stills. Water-, shock- and dustproof, the new Bloggie Sport features four gigabytes of internal memory and a 2.7-inch touch-sensitive screen that can be operated underwater. The camcorder has a built-in USB arm that allows users to easily upload their videos and stills to a computer and charge the device’s built-in battery. Additionally, an HDMI port connects Bloggie Sport to your HDTV for a big-screen view of your photos and videos. The Sony Bloggie Sport will be available from March 2012.

Sony Press Release

Tough new Bloggie™ Sport keeps pace with the action
10 January 2012

Fun, colourful Full HD snap camera from Sony is waterproof, dustproof and shockproof

  * Mobile HD snap camera shoots Full HD (1920x1080 30p) video and 5.1 megapixel still photos
  * Waterproof*1, dustproof*2 and shockproof*3 with tough, colourful sports styling
  * 6.7cm/2.7” touchscreen LCD can be operated underwater
  * 4GB memory stores approx. 2 hours HD video
  * Easy uploads with PlayMemories Home™ software (available via download)

From parties, gigs and fun days out to adventure-packed holidays: the new MHS-TS22 Bloggie™ Sport from Sony keeps pace with whatever’s happening. Shooting Full HD videos and detail-packed stills at the touch of a button, the tough new HD snap camera even shrugs off water, dust, sand and shocks.

Boasting a colourful new look, Bloggie™ Sport is ruggedly styled with gently curved lines for a sure, comfortable grip. It’s waterproof*1, withstanding immersion in 5m of water for up to an hour. You can even use the touchscreen while you’re snorkelling or diving: there’s also a special underwater shooting mode that adjusts colour balance for beautifully natural results. Ideal for active lifestyles, Bloggie™ Sport handles drops*2 from a height of 1.5m, or dusty*3 conditions on the beach or mountainside.

Bloggie™ Sport is brilliantly simple and fun to use, whatever you’re doing. Shoot with the camera in portrait or landscape position: the informative on-screen display ‘flips’ automatically for comfortable viewing in either orientation.

With its bright autofocus/automacro lens and sensitive Exmor CMOS sensor, Bloggie™ Sport shoots clear, beautiful images in any situation – even at dusk or indoors. SteadyShot keeps images stable and blur-free, while Face Detection keeps portraits crisp and clearly exposed. Dual Record lets you grab still photos without interrupting video recording. If you’re shooting after dark, a built-in LED throws more light on arm’s-length self-portraits and close-up shots.

Video footage captured in Full HD mode (1920x1080/30p) is perfect for viewing on your HD TV or PC. There’s also an HD mode (1280x720/30p); HD Sports mode (1280x720/60p) for fast-moving subjects; and Lite mode (480x270/30p) for super-quick uploads to social networking sites. A generous 4GB of internal memory gives space to store around 2 hours of HD video.

If you’re shooting in a hurry, the handy ‘Share-it-Later’ function lets you tag clips and still images via the touchscreen for easy uploads to Facebook, YouTube or PlayMemories Online™ when you’re back home.

Sharing your memories couldn’t be easier. Connect Bloggie™ Sport to your PC via the camera’s built-in USB arm that also recharges the camera’s built-in battery. Full compatibility with PlayMemories Home™ software by Sony makes it beautifully easy to upload videos and stills to your favourite sharing sites. PlayMemories Home™ can be installed via the camera’s Setup Guide website. It’s accessible at or from a shortcut on the camera’s internal memory.

An HDMI port connects Bloggie™ Sport to your HD TV or compatible PC for a big-screen view of your photos and videos.

PlayMemories Online™ starts from Spring 2012. The new MHS-TS22 Bloggie™ Sport by Sony is available in United Kingdom and France from March 2012.

*1 IEC 60529 IPX8 equivalent (based on Sony testing standards)

*2 IEC 60529 IP6X equivalent (based on Sony testing standards)

*3 MIL-STD810F Method 516.5 Shock compliant (based on Sony testing standards)

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