MHS-TS55/S
Share your life as it happens with Sony’s Bloggie Live™ 1920x1080p
Full HD pocket camera with built-in Wi-Fi and 12.8MP stills. Shoot
and share events online as they unfold in real time and store hours
of video in its 8GB1 memory. Upload wirelessly to social networking
sites with ease.
Bullets
• 1080p HD video camera w/ 12.8MP still images & W-Fi
• Live video streaming via Wi-Fi
• Wirelessly upload video to the Internet
• Capacitive 3.0” touch-screen LCD with touch & slide operation
• Mac & PC compatible w/ upload to Facebook®, YouTubeTM etc
• Flip-out USB arm for upload/charge
• Up to 3 hours HD video with 8GB of internal memory1
• Tag videos to upload and share automatically later
• SteadyShot® image stabilization
• LED light for low-light shooting situations
• 4x digital zoom and Auto-Macro for versatile shooting
• Flip-out USB arm for upload/charge
• Sony® Exmor™ CMOS sensor for high-quality video/stills
• Auto sync with PlayMemories Online™ wirelessly
• Face Detection technology for video and stills
• Built-in rechargeable battery
• HDMI™ output
Features
Wi-Fi® enabled video and still image camera
The Bloggie Live™ camera lets you record your favorite moments anytime, anywhere. The
camera captures 1920x1080 Full HD video in MP4 format and 12.8MP photos. MP4 is optimized
for the Web, so you can effortlessly upload your video and pictures to popular photo or videosharing Web sites like Facebook® or YouTube™.
Wi-Fi® Live Streaming
Share life’s events with family and friends in real-time with the Wi-Fi® enabled Bloggie Live™
camera. When connected to the Internet via Wi-Fi, videos can be streamed live to Qik.com,
a video streaming platform, where your select contacts can watch them via over wireless
networks.2 Viewers can also post comments back to your camera in real time. Optimized videos
are stored on Qik TM, allowing you to share links to them via email or social networks, while high
res versions are stored simultaneously on the internal 8GB1 memory.
Wi-Fi® direct uploading
The Bloggie Live™ camera lets you post your video and photo content directly to popular sites
such as Facebook®, all without the use of a computer. Just connect your camera to a Wi-Fi®
network and upload your content with a few simple touches of the screen.
Share Function
The Bloggie® Live 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 Videos and photos are converted to an optimum format for faster uploading
and viewing on smartphones, tablets, computers, and HDTVs, allowing you to share more content
with friends and family.
Capacitive 3.0" touch-screen LCD
The 3.0" touch screen LCD utilizes an easy to use touch & slide method for searching through your
videos and pictures.
PC and Mac Compatible
The Bloggie Live™ camera comes with pre-installed software that makes it easy to tag videos
and images in the camera while on the go and mark them for upload to your favorite internet
sharing sites, like Facebook® or YouTube™, the next time the camera is connected to a computer.
SteadyShot® image stabilization
SteadyShot® image stabilization helps reduce blur caused by camera shake.
LED light for low-light shooting situations
The Bloggie Live™ camera has a built-in LED light to provide you ample lighting in any situation indoors and/or where lighting is not optimal.
4x Digital Zoom & Auto Macro
With the Bloggie™ Live 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.
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.
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.
Slim design with easy operation
The slender body with its low-profile and simplified buttons give the Bloggie Live™ camera a sleek
look and feel and at only 4.5 oz it's easy to take with you everywhere.
Sony® Exmor™ CMOS sensor
The Bloggie Live™ 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 Live™ camera's sleek and stylish design while
powering the large 3.0" screen3 and camera functions.
HDMI™ output
With HDMI™ output, you'll be able to share your HD Bloggie™ Live video with friends and family
on your HDTV (HDMI cable required/not included).
Share via Connected Phone/Tablet
Wi-Fi®-enabled mobile phones and tablets running the free PlayMemories Mobile™ application3
can pull optimized movies and photos from the Bloggie Live™ camera without requiring a special
cable. Once copied, you can use available 3G and 4G cell networks to upload your memories
and share them via email or social media networks.
Specifications
Camera
Camera Type
Pocket MP4
Camera
Imaging Sensor
Imaging Sensor
1/2.5" (7.35mm)
Exmor™ CMOS
Sensor
Effective
Picture
Resolution
Approx. 12.8
Megapixels
Processor
DSP
Color Filter
System
RGB primary color
mosaic filters
Pixel Gross
Approx. 13.0
Megapixels
Recording
Media Type
8GB Internal Flash
Memory1
Still Image
Mode
JPEG
Still Image
Max Effective
Resolution
Approx. 13.0
Megapixels
Still Image Size
16:9
8.3M (3,840 x
2,160), 2M (1,920 x
1,080)
Still Image Size
4:3
12.8M (4,128 x
3,096)
Video Format
MP4 (MPEG-4 AVC
(H.264))
Recording and
Playback Times
(in Internal
Media)(2ch)
MP4 format:
12M 1920x1080
(29.97p): 75 min.
6M 1280x720
(59.94p): 135min.
4M 1280x720
(29.97p):190 min.
Dual Record
Yes
Audio Format
MPEG-4 AAC
Microphone/
Speaker
Yes (Mono)
Optics/Lens
Aperture (Max.)
F2.8
Focal Length
(35mm
equivalent)
Photo:
Lens GroupsElements
4 groups,4
elements
Minimum Focus
Distance
4"(10cm)
Advanced Features
Advanced User
Interface
Easy-tounderstand
Graphic Display
Waterproof
Yes
Dustproof
Yes
Face Detection
Yes
Image
Stabilization
Steadyshot®
image stabilization
Interface
HD Output
HDMI (mini)
USB Port(s)
Flip-out USB
Dimensions (Approx.)
Dimensions
(Approx.)
Weights and Measurements
Weight
(Approx.)
3.0" TFT LCD touchscreen (230k)
with full-screen
playback
Coverage
1
Power
Consumption
(in Operation)
Approx. 2.1W
Battery Type
Internal (4.2V)
Software
Supplied
Software
PC: PlayMemories
Home Ver. 1.0 (by
download)
Operating
System
Compatibility
Windows:
Windows® XP
SP3 (32bit only),
Windows Vista®
SP1, Windows 7
Mac (via
download):
Macintosh® OS X
v10.5, Macintosh®
OS X v10.6
Focus Control
AF Modes
Auto Macro
(10cm, 4")
Focus Area
Center Weighted
AF
Exposure System
Metering
Modes
Center Weighted
ISO
Auto, 80-16z00
White Balance
Mode
Auto
Drive System
Self-timer
off / 10sec
Shutter Speeds
Auto: 1/30 - 1/4000
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
5.22oz (148g)
Power
LCD Display
LCD Type
2 3/8" x 4 1/4" x
27/32" (59.6mm
x 117.0mm x
21.0mm)
Accessories
Supplied
Accessories
USB connection
support cable
Wrist strap
1. 1GB equals 1 billion bytes, a portion of which is used for data management functions. Records in 29 minute segments.
2. Requires active 802.11 Wi-Fi network (802.11n recommended). Live streaming also requires a free QikTM account.
3. PlayMemories Mobile™ Application can be installed from Android Market™ or the iTunes® App Store.
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subject to change without notice. Non-metric weights and measurements are approximate and may vary. Sony, SteadyShot, Exmor, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo
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respective owners.
/Updated: January 4, 2012