« Street-smart MP3 Music T-Shirts | Main | 3.3 billion of us love our cell phones (and that's a good thing) »

06. 04. 2008

Flip Mino, easy meets tiny

Flipmino.jpg
I'm a huge fan of the Flip Ultra video camera (sold at the Henri Bendel Popgadget Pop-up Shop last Christmas) because it's the only video camera that I could trust my father to use. You literally need to push just one button to operate it. The quality isn't anywhere near high-def, but for web use, and simple home video, it's definitely good enough.

The newest addition to the Flip family, the Flip Mino, adds some great new features, and actually loses some bulk from what is already a very compact camera. The Mino weighs just a hair over 3 oz, while the older models are just about 5 oz. Not a huge difference, but significant when you"ve already got a bag full of gadgets. It's a little shorter and narrower, and actually much thinner, just over half an inch thick.

Other cool new features:
-A higher resolution transreflective screen which makes the screen visible even in bright sunlight.
-Lithium-ion rechargeable battery which lasts for about 4 hours. The older models use standard batteries which last for about 2 hours.
-There are new touch-sensitive buttons and faster start-up time (4 seconds).
-The built-in mic is omni-directional for better sound quality.

The Mino, like all Flip models has the pull-out USB connector for easy uploading of video. You can upload directly to YouTube or MySpace.

While the Flip cameras, including the Mino, don't take true still images, you can use the Flip software to take screenshots of video frames.

The Flip Mino is available in black and white, and is available now for $179.
-

Posted by Mia    Category: cameras | highlights
Tags:
Email this | Comments (0)
Add to: Yahoo Add to: Google Add to: Digg Add to: Del.icio.us Add to: Reddit Add to: StumbleUpon Add to: Technorati


Post a comment

(If you haven't left a comment here before, you may need to be approved by the site owner before your comment will appear. Until then, it won't appear on the entry. Thanks for waiting.)


Back to Top

 





 
swf_ad2.gif


Best of Popgadget
10.21.2010

We're back!! And where we've been...

Hello! It's been a while, and I'm so happy to say, we are going to be back and better than ever. We will be changing just a little bit- bringing you more frequently updated content, in a somewhat abbreviated...
Read More
Popgadget Recent Comments
Popgadget Steals & Deals
Mom Wants Gadgets for Mother's Day
Trade-in Your Old Electronics
Popgadget Giveaway from American Express! My Life on Points
6-Foot HDMI cable at $3.19 includes shipping
Sony offers some exciting deals for Mother's Day
Unlocked iPhone! Only $599. Or $699.
Got four friends? Take a Peek at this great offer
Green Tech: Eco-fashions priced to move
31 ways to save money on technology from PCWorld
Popgadget Random Images

Where is this image from?
See more random images
On This Day
Take a little stroll down memory lane. See what Popgadget was writing about on this day in 2012 2009 2008 2007 2006 2004