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Sony MHS-FS3

alaTest has collected and analyzed 188 reviews from magazines and websites. Comments about the design and image quality are overall positive. The portability and usability are also appreciated. Some have doubts about the zoom and features. Reviews are divided on the color.

price, usability, portability, image quality, design

features, zoom

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony MHS-FS3 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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(Based on 188 reviews)

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony MHS-FS3

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 28 user reviews of Sony MHS-FS3 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the viewfinder and usability. The image quality and portability are also appreciated.

price, portability, image quality, usability, viewfinder

89% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony MHSFS3 Bloggie HD Pocket Camcorder with 3D Shooting Capability - Black (4XDigital+1XOptical Zoom , 5MP, 2.4 inch LCD)Sony MHSFS3 Bloggie HD Pocket Camcorder with 3D Shooting Capability - Black (5x Opitcal Zoom, 5MP, 2.4 inch LCD)

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Amazon.com review summary for Sony MHS-FS3

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 79 user reviews of Sony MHS-FS3 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com.

usability, portability, image quality, design, battery

features, viewfinder

77% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Sony Bloggie 3D Camera (Black)

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Sony Bloggie 3D MHS-FS3 Review

 

Sony now lets you take 3D videos and stills on the cheap with a compact, easy-to-use MPEG-4 camera. Is it worth spending extra to enter the next dimension?

Compact, lightweight, simple to use ; 3D/2D stills and video ; 2.4-inch auto-stereoscopic LCD

Poor 3D quality ; Screen very dark in 3D ; For online sharing only

We feel the Sony Bloggie 3D MHS-FS3 compromises too much on quality and the 3D portion of the Bloggie 3D isn’t ready for prime time.

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Sony Bloggie MHS-FS3Camcorder Review

 

The Sony MHS-FS3 is the first Bloggie with two lenses, offering both full HD capture and stereoscopic 3D video. The pocket-sized shooter offers a 2.4'' non-touchscreen LCD for control with a retractable USB arm and built-in software, making it an...

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Sony Bloggie 3D Review

 

The Bloggie 3D proves that 3D can work on a pocket camcorder, but unless you have all the necessary equipment to view the 3D, it's tough to justify the $250 price tag, especially considering the Bloggie Touch is $100 cheaper and a better pure pocket...

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Sony MHS-FS3

 

If you want a pocket sized 3D camcorder, this is your only option to date

3D footage on a budget; Easy handling

Poor low light results; Subpar color performance

The Sony 3D Bloggie, otherwise known as the MHS-FS3, shows just how dedicated Sony is to making 3D video a part of your everyday life. The camera features two lenses to record 3D, creating a visual disparity that will display on most 3D-capable...

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Sony MHS-FS3 3D Bloggie HD Camera Reviewed

 

If grab-it-and-go 3D appeals to you then look no further than Sony's 3D Bloggie HD.

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Sony Bloggie 3D MHS-FS3

 

The Sony Bloggie range arrived relatively late to the 'simple video recorder' party, well after the advent of the Flip camcorder.

Easy 3D recording ; Excellent build quality ; Good video quality overall ; Nice choice of video options

Not cheap ; Poor 2D conversion ; Video not quite as good as 2D cameras of equivalent price

Whether you want cutting-edge 3D footage for your new TV, or just some good 2D video recording, the Bloggie 3D is a good choice.

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Sony Bloggie MHS-FS3 Hands-on

 

Sony has launched a 3D version of its pocket camcorder range the Sony Bloggie at this year's CES in Las Vegas, and guess what? That's right we've already got hands-on photos for you to enjoy. The new camcorder will come with a 2.4-inch 3D glasses free...

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Sony bloggie Sport

 

Sony's bloggie Sport gives the pocket Internet camcorder format rugged good looks.

Great image quality for a pocket Internet camcorder, Sturdy build and waterproofing, One-button ease of use

Relatively pricey, No optical zoom, Almost no manual settings

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Sony Bloggie 3D MHS-FS3

 

Easy to use ; Can view 3D footage on the screen without glasses ; Decent HD quality

No expandable storage option ; Limited editing options with provided software ; Ineffective image stabilisation for 3D ; Intraocular distance between lenses is too short

The Bloggie 3D provides a cheap and easy way to make 3D videos — though the effect might leave you feeling more seasick than satisfied.

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Very good if you have a 3D to watch it on

 

Nice oiket fit and will take around 400 pictures on the flash memory depending on settings.

Easy to use. Built in software

For thew money haven't found a real show stopper

Product Specifications

Configuration

3 Chip Technic: No
Chip Type:CMOS
Image Stabiliser:Electronical Image Stabiliser
Sensor Size:1/4''

Connectivity

Digital Input: Yes
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
HDMI: Yes
HDMI PORT: Yes
USB: Yes
USB Interface: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No
Wireless Interface: No

General Features

3D:3D Twin-Lens
Format:Flash Memory
Handheld Position:Candy Bar
Product Type:Pocket Camcorder
Resolution:Full HD
Type:Pocket Camcorder

Lens

Longest Shutter Speed in s:1/30
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/4000

Recording

Face Detection Mode:Face Detection
Recording Format:16:9 / 4:3
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