02.Colour & Noise Performance
03.Motion & Sharpness Performance
04.Low Light Performance
05.Compression & Media
08.Handling & Use
09.Playback & Connectivity
Sony Bloggie Touch MHS-TS20
Product Tour Summary
Lens & Imaging System
The Bloggie Touch has a small lens, but it records at an |
unusually-wide angle for an ultracompact camcorder.
The lens on the Bloggie Touch is tiny, but it is easy to find on the
front of the camcorder. We don't want to say the lens is fixed and has
no moving parts because we aren't sure—there's definitely an autofocus
system on the camcorder, so something is adjusting the lens even if it
is ever-so-slightly. Still, Sony doesn't list a focal or aperture range
for the camcorder, but instead says the minimum focus distance for the
Bloggie Touch is four inches (10cm).
Four inches is actually very good for a minimum focus distance on an
ultracompact model, as we've seen many camcorders struggle with
focusing on close subjects. For comparison, the Kodak Playsport has a
minimum focus distance of around five feet (150m).
|Minimum Focus Distance||10 cm ||Size||1/2.5 inches|
|Focal Range (35mm equiv.)||37 mm||Pixel Count (Gross)||13 megapixels|
|Aperture||f/2.8||Pixel Count (Effective)||12.8 megapixels|
|Lab Tested Wide Angle*||54.5°|
|* How We Test Wide Angle|
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