For a brand that has been ingrained and well established in the camcorder industry, Sony introduced the pocket video camera that have been off targeted considering the usability and features. The pocket camcorders, the Bloggie MHS-PM5 by Sony showed a better understanding and improvement of what actually the consumers are in search for with such kind of devices. This Sony model can be well compared with other-brand models when it comes to decent results, shooting the movie, and providing outstanding features. On the other hand, you can very easily share your video clips, as camcorders are not that user-friendly such as Kodak, Flip Video, and many others.


Moreover, the product name is somewhat silly, and it is a precise descriptor. The clips made by this pocket video camera is appropriate for non-discerning TV viewing and easy web sharing. This mini sized camcorder is competent of recording at 1080p, it does not mean that it can replace the HD based camcorders or the video made is an extraordinary quality.

Sony Bloggie MHS-PM5 is available in two versions, the first one is just with a video camera, and the other one is available with a Memory Stick card having 4 GB space, in addition, you can get the 360-degree lens by just paying $20. It is extremely fun to have an additional lens, and the results are truly arty and breathtaking, and the Mac users are unable to take the full benefit from this opt for this option.


The price is $169.99, file format supported for both video and audio is MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (.MP4), it has a fixed lens, resolutions are 1,920×1, 080 pixels at 30fps. Maximum recording time for 4 GB is forty minutes, battery type and rated life are Lithium ion rechargeable and 1 hour, weight is 4.6 ounces, storage type and capacity comes with a memory stick, resolution is 230K dots and LCD size is 2.4-inch LCD.

This model by Sony is light and slim to keep in the pockets; it is also available with different colors, which mainly include dark purple, pink, white, and blue. One of the most prominent and noteworthy difference with this Sony camcorder is its rotating lens. When the camcorder is closed, the lens is properly protected as it is aimed downwards into the top of cams body.

You can simply rotate the camcorder, and it turns on, the lens can easily turn around up to 270 degrees, enabling you to record your own self as well. You can also hold the cam horizontally, by which you can even record to the lowest possible eye-level.

Sony Bloggie MHS-PM5 also has a USB connector and an AV connector. The memory card and the rechargeable battery slots are also available. The card slot of Sony Bloggie MHS-PM5 camcorder accepts both the SD/SDHC cards and Memory Stick cards. The battery can also be charged through the USB connector. Sony also provides a short extension cable to connect to the USB slot.