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Flip Video Mino

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1560 reviews of Flip Video Mino. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers really like the image quality and price. The size and portability are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some critical reviews about the zoom and reliability.

usability, portability, size, price, image quality

reliability, zoom

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Flip Video Mino is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 84 user reviews of Flip Video Mino from The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Reviewers really like the price and image quality. The size and portability also get good feedback. The memory and zoom get negative opinions.

usability, portability, size, image quality, price

reliability, zoom, memory

93% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Flip Video Mino Digital Camcorder - Black (2GB)

Aug, 2015

Consumer review by: ( review summary for Flip Video Mino


alaTest has collected and analyzed 1367 user reviews of Flip Video Mino from The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Opinions about the image quality and price are generally positive. The size and portability also get good feedback, whereas there are some mixed comments about the zoom. There are some less positive opinions about the reliability.

usability, portability, size, price, image quality


85% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Flip Mino Video Camera - Black, 2 GB,1 Hour (1st Generation)Flip Mino Camcorder, 60 Minutes (Blue Lightshow)Jazz DV151 VGA Digital Video Camera (Red)

Aug, 2015

Expert review by: Ray Aguilera (

Video: Flip Video Mino


Tiny video recorder for the YouTube generation

Jun, 2008

Expert review by: Joel Evans (

Review: Flip Video Mino


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...

Jul, 2008

Expert review by: John Virata (

Pure Digital's Flip Video mino


What does a company do when it makes a highly successful DV camcorder that fits in the palm of your hand and shoots surprisingly high quality 640x480 resolution video? At less than $200? Well, it shrinks the next version, adds some cool sharing...

A cool thing about the Flip Video software is the capability to play your videos in your library, grab stills from the video, as well as give the videos a real name (as opposed to VID000013), and even edit the clips. Another cool feature to the Flip...

Jul, 2008

Expert review by: James Morris (

Flip Video Mino


We've seen the Ultra, now here's the Mino - a slimmer version of Flip's pocket camcorder.

However, whereas you can pick up new power cells for the Ultra virtually anywhere in the world, the Mino will require a nearby USB socket and time to recharge, as this is the only option. No USB charger is included in the box, either. So you will...

Feb, 2011

Expert review by: Tim Moynihan and Melissa Perenson (

Flip Video Mino review


In case you didn't have enough reasons to worry about videos of your escapades showing up online, Flip Video has made video posting easier than ever. The Flip Mino, the latest in the Flip series of pocket camcorders, is smaller and sleeker than the...

The Flip Mino is sleek, pocketable and easy to use. The video quality also excels. However, the somewhat pricey Mino's video-uploading software can be slow and buggy and the buttons are overly sensitive.

Oct, 2008

Expert review by: paul_smart (

Flip Video Mino


This is the second incarnation of the rather good Flip Video Ultra. This unit is smaller slimmer and aimed at the teenager and twenties market. Everything else works the same as the original product launched in the UK last year.

It is 10x5x2cm and weights just 75grams. The unit comes with memory to give an hour of video. This is 640x480 but it is truly excellent quality. It can be shown on a TV using the composite leads provided that fit into a TV (2.5mm socket) on the left...

Jan, 2009

Expert review by: Jonathan Bray (

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The easiest video camera you'll ever use, but it's pricey and the feature set is very basic.

Oct, 2008

Consumer review by: N/A (

Flip Mino


Well I would have to say that this camera was definitely not what I expected. It is even better. The camera does lack some basic features but, its performance is great. I really haven't had any frame rate issues like other people have been. The only...

The camera does lack lots of features. If you are planing on editing any of your videos, plan on using windows movie maker or any video editing software that you like. The software that comes on the camera isn't very good at all

Dec, 2009

Consumer review by: Difranco (

Great Video Camera


Great little pocket camcorder for my daughter. Fun, portable and decent quality for the cost/size

Wish it had more record time than 1 hour

Jan, 2009

Consumer review by: gerry218 (

Great fun!


This camera is not made to film something really, really far away. But it does absolutely great for what I need. The picture quality is great for the size of the camera, but get the tripod if you have shakey hands.

I have had more fun with this camera than any other purchase I have made recently. I saw and heard Dr. Phil talking about them on his show one day, and he said everybody ought to have one. So since they are so affordable, I bought one. It is exactly...

Are you kidding? I have yet to find the first thing to complain about. I guess it would be nice if the zoom would zoom a little farther

Jan, 2009

Product Specifications

Flip Mino is the smallest, sleekest camcorder. Mino combines remarkable video quality and pocket-sized design so you can tell your stories wherever you go. You've never had this much fun with video.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Mono / Omni-directional
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser


Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:1.5in
Diagonal Size (metric):3.8cm
Display Form Factor:Built-in
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Flash Memory

Form Factor:Integrated
Storage Capacity:2GB


Manufacturer:Pure Digital Technologies
Model:F360/F360 Purple Flourish/F360 Skyline/F360 Smile/F360 Spring Garden/F360 Tribal Inkblot
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:PURE Digital Flip Mino

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/2.4



Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Still Resolution:0.31Megapixel
Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:0.31Mpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:0.31Mpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/4"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):6.4 mm ( 1/4 ) / 6.4 mm ( 1/4" )
Optical Sensor Type:CMOS
Sensor Qty:1CMOS

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Digital Video Format:AVI / MPEG-4
Digital Zoom:2
Media Type:Flash card


Viewfinder Type: None