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Sony MHS-FS3

alaTest has collected and analyzed 134 reviews of Sony MHS-FS3. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Views about the size and price are generally positive. The image quality and portability also get good feedback. There are mixed reviews on the viewfinder and reliability. Many are less positive about the memory and battery.

usability, portability, image quality, price, size

zoom, battery, memory

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 87/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 36 user reviews of Sony MHS-FS3 from The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on People really like the durability and price. The usability and image quality also get good feedback, but there are some critical reviews about the reliability.

portability, image quality, usability, price, durability


86% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony MHSFS3 Bloggie HD Pocket Camcorder with 3D Shooting Capability - Black (5x Opitcal 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)

Jun, 2017

Expert review by: Stuart Miles (

Sony Bloggie MHS-FS3 Hands-on - Pocket-lint


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

Jan, 2011

Expert review by: Trusted Reviews (

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

Jul, 2012

Expert review by: Alexandra Savvides (

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.

May, 2011

Expert review by: TJ Donegan (

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...

May, 2011

Expert review by: Digital Camera Review (

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...

Jun, 2011

Expert review by: TJ Donegan (

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...

May, 2011

Expert review by: Mark Holder (

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.

Consumer review by: Roan (

Sony MHS-FS3 Bloggie 3D


Light and easy to use ; Can hook up to my 3D Blu-Ray player with the USB cable ; Very simple and easy to use ; Stunning 3D ; Crystal clear sound

Uses a mini HDMI instead of a full HDMI ; It didn't look like the 3D was in HD

Sep, 2012

Consumer review by: Barrie (

Sony MHS-FS3 Bloggie 3D


Size and weight of a mobile phone. Takes good quality full HD videos and 720p 3D videos. Very easy to use and show videos and still photos on the TV ; The included software can do various processing and organise the files ; Sony Vegas can be bought at...

There is no optical zoom (but this could make it bigger and heavier. The low-light performance is poor

Aug, 2012

Consumer review by: peter (

Sony MHS-FS3 Bloggie 3D


For the price this is a very good little 3d camcorder

Not too happy with the software. It would be nice to be able to watch all of my clips in one movie rather than having to keep selecting them one at a time (that's the only reason I didn't give this an overall 10/10)

Aug, 2012

Product Specifications


Built-In Microphone: Yes


Supported aspect ratios:4:3, 16:9


Colour of product:Black


Display diagonal:6.86


Built-in Flash: Yes

Image sensor

Sensor Type:CMOS

Lens System

Digital Zoom:4
Focal length range (f-f):2.8 - 4.1
Image stabilizer: No
Optical Zoom:1

Other features

Internal Memory:8
Mac operating systems supported: Yes
Windows operating systems supported: Yes

Packaging Content

Cables included:USB
Hand strap: Yes

Ports & interfaces

PictBridge: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Still image

Still image resolution(s):640 x 480,1920 x 1080,2048 x 1536,2592 x 1944


Compatible memory cards: No


Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Video Resolutions:640 x 480,1280 x 720

Weight & Dimensions

Height :10.8

White balance

White Balance:Auto