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Flip Ultra HD

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"Everyday camcorder" simplifies shooting video, editing, sharing with friends and family, and YouTube publishing to the max

digitalcameraroundup.com
30 November 2011
  • Excerpt: "Everyday camcorder" simplifies shooting video, editing, sharing with friends and family, and YouTube publishing to the max
  • Pros: Very easily share videos with friends or on YouTube or Grouper, Ultra-simple operation, usually 1-click, Amazingly good MPEG-4 encoded video and audio quality, Hardware/software/uploading all integrated, Burn DVDs of your videos at numerous stores and chains, Runs a long time on AA batteries
  • Cons: Reliance on online hosting services, 1.4-inch LCD is a little small, Should include USB cable extender, Ours wasn't totally Vista-compatible
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Overall 8
8.0

Flip UltraHD and MinoHD third-generation camcorders

HEXUS
15 November 2010
  • Conclusion: With the Flip camcorder, what you record is what you get. There are no image adjustment options, and all footage is captured in the standard 720p HD resolution at 50 frames per second.
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Overall 7
7.0

Flip Ultra HD 2010

MacNN
13 October 2010
  • Excerpt: The Good 60FPS video with image stabilization. FlipPort for extending the feature set. Still very simple to use; same for FlipShare. Good audio quality. Neutral color balance. Replaceable battery. The Bad No 1080p or optical zoom. Value is hurting compared to multi-role devices.
  • Pros: 60FPS video with image stabilization., FlipPort for extending the feature set., Still very simple to use; same for FlipShare., Good audio quality., Neutral color balance., Replaceable battery.
  • Cons: No 1080p or optical zoom., Value is hurting compared to multi-role devices., Visible compression and blur artifacts in video., FlipPort is proprietary.
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Overall 8
8.0

Flip Video UltraHD ( 3rd gen)

CNET
11 October 2010
  • Summary: Another minor refresh from Flip Video, the new UltraHD is a small, simple camcorder with only a handful of new features to differentiate it from the last model in the range. There are a couple of glaring omissions -- no 1080p or photo modes, for example -- but it's still a great choice.
  • Pros: Good quality video recording;. small and light;. easy to use;. comes with handy on-board editing and sharing software.
  • Cons: No memory card slot;. HD up to 720p only;. no photo mode;. no HDMI cable provided.
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Overall 7
7.0

Flip UltraHD (Third Generation) Review

Digitaltrends
27 September 2010
  • Conclusion: Smooth, balanced footage without tics and jerks trumps slightly-off color every time, and both the accessories and dual battery capabilities make the UltraHD 3 a far more flexible model than any in Flip’s line.
  • Pros: Gyro-based anti-jitter, 60 fps smoothes out footage, 16-pin FlipPort allows third-party accessories, Runs on both lithium ion cell and alkaline AAA
  • Cons: Less natural color, less contrast than previous generation, No still image capture, Micro HD jack, no included cable or adapter, Too expensive for too few capabilities
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Flip Video UltraHD Camcorder Review

photographybay.com
1 February 2010
  • Summary: The Flip UltraHD is a solid handheld video camera. It’s a stellar performer that is simple and quick to use. The inclusion of the FlipShare software makes it a step above the many of the other handheld options out there.
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Overall 8
8.0

Pure Digital Flip Ultra HD

MacNN
29 September 2009
  • Excerpt: The Good HD video at a still-affordable price. Good form factor; HDMI out is new. Very user-friendly hardware and software. Much more storage; longer recording than Mino HD. Replaceable battery. The Bad No optical zoom; same image quality as before. FlipShare is quick but still limited.
  • Pros: HD video at a still-affordable price., Good form factor; HDMI out is new., Very user-friendly hardware and software., Much more storage; longer recording than Mino HD., Replaceable battery.
  • Cons: No optical zoom; same image quality as before., FlipShare is quick but still limited.
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Software update adds simple video sharing feature

Consumer Electronics Net
16 June 2009
  • Excerpt: When I first reviewed the Pure Digital Flip camera back in 2007, I liked the camera for its ease of use, video quality, and portability. The video camera pretty much set the video camera world on its ears, with more than 2 million cameras sold since being introduced several years ago--so much so...
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Overall 9
8.5

Flip Video UltraHD Pocket Digital Camcorder Review

Futurelooks
26 May 2009
  • Summary: The first Flip Ultra pocket camcorder really changed the game when it came to casual video recording, because it was just so simple and easy to use. The video was better than cell phones, but I'd still say that regular digital cameras were able to record better quality video.
  • Pros: Increased storage capacity allows for 120 minutes of video, Remarkably easy to use and understand, HDMI output for instant sharing, Improved low light performance compared to MinoHD
  • Cons: No included mini-HDMI or USB extension cable, Only 2x digital zoom, no optical zoom, Significantly bulkier than the MinoHD
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Flip UltraHD Review

Gear Diary
1 May 2009
  • Excerpt: Yesterday we posted on the two new video camera’s from Pure Digital. The new Flip Ultra and UltraHD. Today a review unit arrived. It is a definite step up from the Flip units I have used before, and yet it retains the small size, ease of use and reasonable price. Let’s take a look.
  • Cons: Larger and heavier than the Mino No image stabilization Chrome trim is a fingerprint magnet Software offers only limited editing options
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