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Flip Video Ultra - Camcorder - 0.31 Mpix - flash card - white

Flip Video Ultra - Camcorder - 0.31 Mpix - flash card - white
alaScore 81

785 reviews

Sep, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 785 reviews of Flip Video Ultra - Camcorder - 0.31 Mpix - flash card - white. 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 size and image quality. The price and portability are also appreciated, whereas many are negative about the reliability and zoom.

usability, portability, price, image quality, size

zoom, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Flip Video Ultra - Camcorder - 0.31 Mpix - flash card - white is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Flip Video Ultra - Camcorder - 0.31 Mpix - flash card - white

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 330 user reviews of Flip Video Ultra - Camcorder - 0.31 Mpix - flash card - white from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Opinions about the size and image quality are generally positive. The price and portability are also appreciated. There are some mixed opinions about the zoom. There are some less positive views about the reliability.

usability, portability, price, image quality, size

reliability

81% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Flip Video Ultra High Definition Camcorder With 8GB Memory - Black

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Flip Video Ultra - Camcorder - 0.31 Mpix - flash card - white

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 402 user reviews of Flip Video Ultra - Camcorder - 0.31 Mpix - flash card - white from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Views about the size and image quality are overall positive. The price and portability are also appreciated, but many are negative about the zoom and reliability.

usability, portability, price, image quality, size

reliability, zoom

91% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Flip Ultra Camcorder 2nd Generation, 120 Minutes (White)Flip Ultra Camcorder 2nd Generation, 120 Minutes (Yellow)Flip Ultra Video Camera - Blue, 4 GB, 2 Hours (2nd Generation)

Sep, 2015

Expert review by: David Biedny (maclife.com)

Pure Digital Flip Video Ultra

 

Shooting and editing video doesn't get much easier - no cables required.

Low price. Absolute ease of use. Decent image quality.

No battery meter. Audio quality could be better.

The Flip Video Ultra is simply perfect for folks who want the kind of immediate gratification they would normally get from watching television, making this a perfect gift for aspiring videographers and anyone seeking instant video enlightenment. It's a...

Dec, 2007
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Expert review by: Michael Patrick Brady (laptopmag.com)

Pure Digital Flip Video Ultra

 

This simple point-and-shoot camcorder does away with all the extras and lets users do what they really want: capture video.

Improved video quality ; Extraordinarily simple operation ; Easy video transfer and uploading to the Internet ; Light, compact body design

No optical zoom ; Small, low-resolution LCD display ; No still-image capabilities

In this day and age, most user-generated video ends up as YouTube clips, a role for which the Flip Video Ultra is perfectly suited. It's low price, portability, strong software, and remarkably decent movie-making capabilities make this an ideal Web 2.0...

Jun, 2008

Expert review by: Kelcey Lehrich (macnn.com)

Review: Pure Digital Flip Ultra HD

 

The headlining Flip camera gets HD and is better for the move.

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

No optical zoom; same image quality as before ; FlipShare is quick but still limited

The Ultra HD is Pure Digital's flagship camcorder and carries 8GB of memory in addition to its high definition (720p) recording. Flip also offers the small form factor Flip Mino HD. It commands a thirty dollar price premium for the smaller size, b

Jun, 2009

Expert review by: Kelcey Lehrich (electronista.com)

Review: Pure Digital Flip Ultra HD

 

The headlining Flip camera gets HD and is better for the move.

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

No optical zoom; same image quality as before ; FlipShare is quick but still limited

The Ultra HD is Pure Digital's flagship camcorder and carries 8GB of memory in addition to its high definition (720p) recording. Flip also offers the small form factor Flip Mino HD. It commands a thirty dollar price premium for the smaller size, b

Jun, 2009

Expert review by: Roland Hutchinson (geeky-gadgets.com)

Review – Pure Digital Flip Ultra

 

The Pure Digital Flip Ultra, is a tiny hand held point and shoot video camera, designed to make it easy to record and upload videos to YouTube.

The Pure Digital Flip Ultra is available for £95.99 about $140 from Expansys (thanks to the guys at Expansys who lent us the Flip to review).

Jan, 2009

Consumer review by: videoguy (buydig.com)

Awsome camera!!!!

 

I use Flip HD camera with water housing unit and film surfing videography.

Easy to Use","Good Image Stabilization","Good in Low Light","Great Picture Quality","Great Sound","Great Zoom","Large Clear LCD","Zoom range\/performance

Nov, 2010

Consumer review by: Gina the teacher (buydig.com)

Great Product

 

Using the camera to video students making presentations. So small it doesn\'t intrude on the student\'s space.

Easy to Use","Good Image Stabilization","Good in Low Light","Great Picture Quality","Great Sound","Great Zoom","Large Clear LCD","Zoom range\/performance

Nov, 2010

Consumer review by: Dr. Al Alba (staples.com)

EASY AND PRACTICAL

 

A product is great when it is simple to use and performs well. The flip gets an A on the afformentioned qualities. I use Adobe Premiere Elements to make the video segments into a movie. However, the product does have its own software. The only...

Easy to Use,Good Image Stabilization,Good in Low Light,Great Picture Quality,Great Sound

Oct, 2010

Consumer review by: DV (staples.com)

Great Camcorder

 

Was great for a Birthday party

Easy to Use,Good Image Stabilization,Good in Low Light,Great Picture Quality,Great Sound,Great Zoom,Large Clear LCD,Zoom range\/performance

Oct, 2010

Consumer review by: Grandpa (staples.com)

Love it!

 

The only reason I did not rate this a five star was the zoom needs improvement..

Easy to Use,Great Picture Quality,Great Sound,Large Clear LCD

Limited Zoom

Oct, 2010

Product Specifications

Pure Digital U1120W Ultra Series 120 Minute Digital Camcorder Yellow. FEATURES : Simple user interface lets you start capturing video just seconds after powering on. Captures 120 minutes of full-VGA-quality video on 4GB of built-in memory. Large 2.0 inch color anti-glare LCD screen for instant viewing and deleting. Convenient flip-out USB arm plugs directly into your computer. Two standard AA batteries included. Watch videos instantly on TV with included connector cable. Records high-quality H.264 videos that work with most video-playing applications. Fast lens for great results in low and bright light; 2x digital zoom. Child Safe mode to prevent accidental deletions of clips. Silent mode for recording in sensitive situations. Advanced playback, pause, fast forward/rewind features. Tripod mount fits any standard tripod. Video: Full VGA at 30 frames per second (fps) progressive scan; recorded as MP4 files. Records high-quality H.264 videos that work with iTunes, iMovie, and iPhoto (MP4 files). SPECIFICATIONS : Color: Yellow. Internal Memory: 4GB (120 minutes). Screen Size: 2.0 inch (transflective TFT). Screen Resolution: 960 x 240 pixels. Video Resolution: 640 x 480 pixels. Frame Rate: 30 frames per second (constant frame rate, progressive scan). Video Bitrate: 4.0Mbps (average - auto adaptive algorithm). Video Format: H.264 video compression, AAC audio compression, saves as MP4 file. Lens Type: Fixed Focus (0.8m to infinity). Zoom: Smooth multi-step 2x digital. Interface: 8 Buttons (Power, Play, Delete, Record and 4 way navigation). Dimensions: 4.25 x 2.19 x 1.17 inch (H x W x D). PC Connection: Built-in flip-out USB arm (up to USB 2.0 speed). TV Out: NTSC (cable included). Battery Life: Up to 2.5 hours (with 2x AA Alkaline batteries). Up to 6.5 hours (with 2 x AA Energizer® e2® batteries). Tripod Mount: Yes.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser
Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Standard form factor
Supported Battery Form Factor:AA

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:1.2in
Height:4.3in
Weight:6oz
Width:2.2in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2in
Diagonal Size (metric):5.1cm
Display Form Factor:Built-in
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Flash Memory

Form Factor:Integrated
Storage Capacity:4GB

Header

Manufacturer:Pure Digital Technologies
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:PURE Digital Flip Ultra

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/2.4
Type:Lens

Miscellaneous

Color:Black/White/Yellow

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Sensor Resolution:0.31Mpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/4 / 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:H.264
Digital Zoom:2
Media Type:Flash card
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type: None
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