Excerpt: Pure Digital’s newest addition to the Flip family of digital camcorders is the Flip Mino . The Mino is 40% smaller than the old Flip Ultra and looks a lot better as well. Available in black or white, the Mino easily fits into any shirt pocket and is ready to shot videos at a moment’s […]
Summary: On its face, the Flip Video Mino digital camcorder is no different than similar video-sharing devices that have been available across Asia for a while now, save for the fact that Oprah put last year’s model, the Flip Video Ultra, on her annual “Favorite Things List” and her Midas touch is still...
Excerpt: In today’s hurried world, it’s not uncommon for many people to use their digital camera or even camera phone to record life’s moments as movies. While the quality is normally not on par with traditional video cameras, nothing beats the convenience of easy recording “in the moment”.
Conclusion: The previous Flip camera could be found in blister wrapped packaging in drug and department stores and retail stores alike, and at over 1 million units sold was clearly a popular option, but the price tag felt more appropriate at a manageable $139.99 USD.
Pros: Easy to use; includes editing software; social sharing features; compact size
Cons: Expensive; poor sound; below-average picture quality; bad zoom
Summary: With the world going hi-def, it seems a strange time for dirt-cheap, USB camcorders to become hot property. But this netbook moment in shooting video is all thanks to two things: YouTube, and the Flip Video.