The well-known consumer electronics giant, Sony has launched its two new stylish, pocket-sized digital camcorders – Sony Bloggie MHS-CM5 and MHS-PM5, which offer simple, full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) MP4 video and 5 megapixel still shots, as well as easy photo and video online sharing capabilities.

Highlights of Sony Bloggie CM5:

  • “Pistol-grip” vertical design for more comfortable shooting
  • Large 2.5-inch swivel screen rotates 270 degrees for the perfect view
  • 5 megapixel CMOS sensor and 5x optical zoom
  • Dimensions: 39 x 101 x 67 mm ; Weight: 196 grams

Both of the Sony Bloggie cameras feature built-in USB arm for upload/charge, Memory Stick PRO Duo media slot, Steadyshot Image Stabilization, and Face Detection technology to recognize and optimizes camera settings by automatically correcting exposure, pre-installed with Picture Motion Browser (PMB) Portable software to pre-select videos and images in the camera.

“Pocket cameras are coveted by anyone who loves to capture and share spontaneous moments, so we made these devices compact, easy to use, and with high quality video,” said Andy Bubala, director for the camcorder business at Sony Electronics. “With the new bloggie cameras, Sony creates a new standard of mobility with products and technologies that answer consumers’ on-the-go needs.”

Highlights of Sony Bloggie PM5:

  • Ultra-compact design with unique swivel lens that rotates up to 270 degrees
  • 2.4-inch LCD display with full-screen, horizontal playback in landscape format
  • 5MP CMOS image sensor and 4x digital zoom
  • Available in 4 fashionable colors – dark purple, blue, pink and white
  • Dimensions: 19 x 108 x 54 mm ; Weight: 130 grams

The new stylish Sony MHS-CM5 and MHS-PM5 Bloggie MP4 pocket cameras are now available for around $200 and $170, respectively.