Sony Bloggie Duo

The Good The Sony Bloggie Duo has a secondary front LCD, a nice-looking design, and is very easy to use.

The Bad Video quality from the Bloggie Duo is best at small sizes, and for the money it doesn't offer many features.

The Bottom Line Sony's Bloggie Duo minicamcorder makes it easier to be part of your own movie clips and photos. But that's about all it does.

Editors' Rating
  • Design 7.0
  • Features 7.0
  • Performance 7.0
  • Image quality 7.0
7.0 Overall

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Review

Sony Bloggie Duo

The Sony Bloggie Duo is a simple shoot-and-share minicamcorder that, thanks to a secondary 2-inch LCD next to the lens, makes being in your own movie clips and taking self-portraits easier. It allows you to be part of the action instead of stuck behind the camera. Sure, you don't need a second LCD to do this, but it certainly helps frame your shots and know you're looking your best.

Otherwise, the Duo is a pretty basic minicamcorder with few extras. That's not necessarily a bad thing, but it doesn't exactly give you a lot for the money. Video quality, while not outstanding, is on the mark for its intended purpose: sharing on YouTube and Facebook. And its photo quality ain't half bad, either.

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Specs / Prices

  • MSRP $170
  • Brand Sony
  • Type camcorder
  • Weight 4.9 oz
  • Digital Video Format H.264
  • Optical Sensor Type Exmor CMOS
  • Features Dual LCD screens, RGB primary color filter, USB charging, auto power save, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, date/time stamp, face detection, takes photos while movie recording
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