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Sony Bloggie Sports Black HD Camera - MHS-TS22

Abt Model: MHSTS22B | UPC Code: 027242844322
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Rugged 1080P HD Video Camera W/ Still Image Capture/ Flip-Out USB Arm For Upload/Charge/ Exmor CMOS Sensor/ LED Light For Low-Light Shooting Situations/ Slim Design With Easy Operation/ Underwater Mode/ Face Detection Technology/ Black Finish
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Sony Bloggie Sports Black HD Camera, Model MHSTS22B

You may not be indestructible, but your Bloggie Sport practically is. Shock proof, dirt resistant and even waterproof down to 16 feet, the Bloggie® Sport is built to handle extreme environments, allowing you to concentrate on safety and shot composition while capturing Full 1080p HD videos and 5MP photos. View your creations while you're creating them on the brilliant 2.7" touch screen. Go up to 16 feet underwater as the Underwater Mode automatically adjusts white balance and contrast to even out the blue color cast, making for more natural looking photos and vibrantly colored sea life. Quick and easy uploads to your Mac® or PC mean you'll have footage up faster on Facebook®, YouTube™ and wherever else you'd like to share. A shock resistance rating for up to 5 foot drops2 plus dirt and dust resistant seals make it nearly impervious to mud, snow, rain and grime.


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. In addition to a protective, leather-like rubber bumper, the camera is waterproof down to 16 feet, and its 2.7-inch touch-screen remains fully operational underwater. It also has a shock resistance rating for up to 5 foot drops plus dirt and dust resistant seals that help make it nearly impervious to mud, snow, rain, and grime.2

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. The Underwater Mode automatically adjusts white balance and contrast to compensate for this color shift, resulting in more natural photos and colorful fish

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.8

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. 3

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 5.2 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.



  • Camera Type : Pocket MP4 Camera


  • 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)

Imaging Sensor

  • 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


  • Still Image Size 4:3 : 5M (2,592 x 1,944)
  • Audio Format : MPEG-4 AAC
  • Dual Record : Yes
  • Media Type : 4GB Internal Flash Memory1
  • Microphone/Speaker : Yes (Mono)
  • Recording and Playback Times (in Internal Media)(2ch) : 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))

Exposure System

  • ISO : Auto, 80-800
  • Metering Modes : Center Weighted
  • White Balance Mode : Auto

Advanced Features

  • Advanced User Interface : Easy-to-understand Graphic Display
  • Waterproof : Yes
  • Dustproof : Yes
  • Face Detection : Yes
  • Image Stabilization : Steadyshot® image stabilization
  • Shockproof : Yes

LCD Display

  • Coverage : 1
  • LCD Type : 2.7" Touch Screen LCD (230k pixels) with full-screen playback

Drive System

  • Shutter Speeds : Auto: 1/30 - 1/4000
  • Self-timer : off /10sec


  • HD Output : HDMI (mini)
  • USB Port(s) : Flip-out USB

Focus Control

  • AF Modes : Auto Macro (10cm, 4")
  • Focus Area : Center Weighted AF

Convenience Features

  • Date / Time Stamp : Yes
  • Erase/Protect : Yes
  • Media/Battery Indicator : Yes
  • Power Save Mode : Auto Shut-off
  • Still Image Playback Options : Playback Zoom


  • Power Consumption (in Operation) : Camera Mode: Approx. 1.4W, Recording Mode: Approx.1.5W (720@30p)
  • Battery Type : Internal (NP-SP70 3.6V)


  • Supplied Software : PC: Play Memories Home v.10 (via download); MAC: Share-It-Later for Bloggie (via download)
  • 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)

In The Box

  • USB connection support cable
  • Wrist strap

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Width: 3.38"
  • Height: 3.63"
  • Depth: 0.84"
Approximate Weight:
  • Unit: 5.2 oz
  • Shipping: 2 lbs
Warranty Information:
  • Manufacturer Warranty(authorized online retailer): 1 Year Limited Warranty


1. 1GB equals 1 billion bytes, a portion of which is used for data management functions.

2. Based on Sony testing, camera is IEC International Protection Rating 8 (IPX8) waterproof equivalent, MIL-STD810F Method 515.5-Shock standard compliant, and IEC International Protection Rating 6 (IP6X) dustproof equivalent.

3. Based on Sony testing, camera is IEC International Protection Rating 8 (IPX8) waterproof equivalent.

4. Based on Sony testing, camera is MIL-STD810F Method 516.5-Shock standard compliant.

5. Based on Sony testing, camera is IEC International Protection Rating 6 (IP6X) dustproof equivalent.

More reasons to buy the Sony MHS-TS22 from Abt Electronics
  • is an authorized dealer (Learn More).
  • The Sony MHS-TS22 is Brand New.
  • The Sony MHS-TS22 Ships in a Factory Sealed Box.
  • Abt ships this product for free!
Storage TypeFlash Memory/HD
LCD Screen Size (inches)2.7"
Total Pixel Count5.15 Megapixels
Effective Pixel Count5.03 Megapixels
Manual FocusingNo
Optical Zoom0x
Digital Zoom4x
Night ModeNo
Image StabilizationYes
White BalanceAuto
Built In Video LightYes
Mic InputYes
Digtial Still CameraYes
Effective Pixel Count for Still5.3 Megapixels
Still Image FormatsJPEG
Computer ConnectivityYes
Included Removeable MemoryNo
Weight With Battery (pounds)5.2 oz
Width (inches)3.38"
Height (inches)3.63"
Depth (inches)0.84"
Parts Warranty1 Year
Labor Warranty1 Year


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Sony Bloggie Sports Black HD Camera

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My bloggie stop charging after 6 month


from Los Angeles

Comments about Sony Bloggie Sports Black HD Camera:

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)


Doesn't work


from Oregon

Comments about Sony Bloggie Sports Black HD Camera:

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)


Worth the $


from Undisclosed

Comments about Sony Bloggie Sports Black HD Camera:

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!


best camera ive ever purchase


from Aiken County , South Carolina


  • Warter proof/dirt/dust proof


  • I didnt buy two of em, lol

Best Uses

    Comments about Sony Bloggie Sports Black HD Camera:

    Amazing camera,Im a avid Kayaker & Hunter of American artifacts & this teriffic camera has with stood misshaps on the warter & land , where other past cameras hasnt , from wet under warter vids to dusty archeologcal sites.very easy to use with its touch screen and fast flip out usb port makes for fast up loads on my lap top. I would & have requested everyone to get one..




    from Undisclosed

    Comments about Sony Bloggie Sports Black HD Camera:

    I got the camera to make YouTube productions on high adventure. One day when I looked at the camera, the entire exterior was broken. Now I cannot put it underwater without water leaking in to the inerter and breaking the camera completely. Now, I cannot go underwater. If you do buy this you MUST get the warrantee. I wish I did. (I had this camera for about 30 days).

    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)


    Beats the competition in quality


    from SLC, Utah

    Comments about Sony Bloggie Sports Black HD Camera:

    I have had this for about a month now. Had a Sony camcorder years ago but changed to another brand. Other brand does not make a product similar to this. I have another brand of camera like this bloggie sport that my daughter uses. It is a great product to and cheaper but the quality is not comparible to the Bloggie. Pictures and videos are clearer with the Sony, and the zoom works better than with other brand. Even though the other brand is a little more than half the price $149.00 is a small price to pay for this device. It is easy to use, has a fast and smooth interface and you cant beat the quality in comparison to other brands I have tried and owned. Top notch as far as waterproof cameras go. I just dont like the fact that they offer no memory expansion slot. Sony has their own memory cards and they make money selling them. Why not? I dont get it? I have 3 PSP's and memory cards to boot. Wish I could put good use to them?

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)


    Has a few quirks but good overall


    from Baltimore MD

    Comments about Sony Bloggie Sports Black HD Camera:

    It is a great little recorder. It's really easy to use. I would suggest a cover for the lens when it is turned off. I also have issues when filming in landscape but that could be user error as I have only had it for a couple of weeks. It has been great for my family's many fishing trips. I would recommend this product to everyone that wants a user friendly device to capture all those little moments!

    (0 of 5 customers found this review helpful)


    not worth it for me


    from Martinsburg, WV

    Comments about Sony Bloggie Sports Black HD Camera:

    I was super excited to get this item for my wife and I for our Vegas Vacation, thankfully we used it before we took our trip, because now we are learning we dislike this item. The screen is super small and the device its self is not user friendly. I love that during a concert in the rain all day it didn't damage anything, but other then that I couldn't find how to change the type of picture, let alone where my pictures and videos where that I had taken. Over all I ended up using my phone with a bigger screen and better shot. Wouldn't recommend buying if the screen is smaller then my wife's iPhone.

    (3 of 10 customers found this review helpful)


    It's okay


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    Comments about Sony Bloggie Sports Black HD Camera:

    This is an okay product. I personally think the samsung hmx w200 is much better. The samsung camera came out with the "aqua mode" which has the same features as this "underwater mode", and the samsung came out with that before the sony did. Bought this at best buy for my daughter for christmas and her old camera, the samsung hmx w200, she thought was better.still, this isn't bad if you just need a camera that you can depend on without having to worry about it falling into water, or getting dirty. it's not bad, but i can definetly say this is a copy of the samsung camcorder, and maybe as well as the kodak.

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    Sony Bloggie Sports Black HD Camera

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