MinoHD

MinoHD

Flip Mino HD Review

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Review posted 12/21/2009
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Quick Take
Pros
Low-Light Lens; Smooth Video Playback; Two hours of storage; HDMI output
Cons
Lack of expandable memory slot or optical zoom; No Image stabilization
Bottom Line
The ultra-compact MinoHD is easy to use, but still lacks features in mainstream point and shoots. Read more in our Full Conclusion.
The Flip Video MinoHD is a High Definition pocket video camera with an unbelievable price tag. At just $230 US, you get a video camera that captures 720p video at 30fps and stores it on its 8GB internal memory. This 8GB allows for the capture of 120 minutes of video as does the built-in Li-Ion rechargeable battery. Capturing the sound for the MinoHD is a wide-range stereo microphone, giving extra depth to your movies. Available in Brushed Metal or can be individually designed!


Key Features:
  • 1280x720 HD video capture
  • 1/4.5" HD CMOS sensor
  • Flip Video Engine 3.5
  • 8GB, 120 min. storage space
  • Fixed 0.8mm lens
  • 2.0, 960x240 pixel LCD screen
  • Ultra low-light sensitivity (>1.4 lux-sec)
  • 9.0 Mbps
  • H.264 video compression
  • MP4 video file format
  • Li-Ion Battery
  • Built-in USB arm
  • HDMI output

Included in the Box:
  • Wrist Strap
  • Soft protective case
  • Quickstart guide

Additional Images:

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