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Flip Video Ultra ™ Digital Camcorder - Black, 4 GB, 2 Hours (2nd Generation)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 54 reviews of Flip Video Ultra ™ Digital Camcorder - Black, 4 GB, 2 Hours (2nd Generation). The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the portability and price. The size and image quality are also mentioned favorably. Many are less positive about the battery and zoom.

usability, image quality, size, price, portability

zoom, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Flip Video Ultra ™ Digital Camcorder - Black, 4 GB, 2 Hours (2nd Generation) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: Pam (staples.com)

Second purchase of the Flip as a gift.

 

Great product

Easy to Use,Good Image Stabilization,Great Sound,Great Zoom

Oct, 2010

Consumer review by: GB (staples.com)

Love It

 

I used the Flip first, in my back yard to capture the sights and sounds of the birds. I was pleasantly surprised at the great sound quality, and when I posted the clips online I had comments that it sounded like a jungle! Then I did an interview with a...

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

Battery Life,Limited Zoom

Oct, 2010

Consumer review by: health writer (staples.com)

snaps pictures from the video recording

 

Would like to be able to snap pics seperate from the recording. 2 hour max so you have 2 be cautious of time.

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

Limited Zoom,No External Mic Input

Sep, 2010

Consumer review by: Dee (staples.com)

Great little video camera

 

I like that it is small and can fit in my purse. It's easy to use and to view videos you have taken. I also like that it uses regular batteries or if you choose rechargeable batteries so you don't have to have access to a computer for charging. So...

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

Poor In Low Light

Aug, 2010

Consumer review by: Greg in Edmond (staples.com)

My kids love it.

 

We use it to capture family moments and my kids are learning about producing movies.

Easy to Use,Great Picture Quality

Limited Zoom

Aug, 2010

Consumer review by: Patrick (staples.com)

Easy way for company to document site co

 

Use product to document existing site conditions in field to aid office staff in drafting up plans for use in construction

Easy to Use,Good in Low Light,Great Picture Quality,Zoom range\/performance

File Size

Jul, 2010

Consumer review by: Garo (staples.com)

Video the easy way

 

This camera is inexpensive, extremely easy to use, and works perfectly. It is everything it was advertised to be.

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

Limited Zoom

Jun, 2010

Consumer review by: judy (staples.com)

Flip video ultra

 

I was pleased with the images and sound on the camera, but when I went to share it with family and friends, it either took hours or didn't upload at all. After an upgrade link was acquired, it still took 48 minutes to upload 3 minutes of video.

Took hours to upload

Jun, 2010

Consumer review by: Tucson Grandmother (staples.com)

You'll never regret buying this!

 

You never have to miss keeping a great moment. Flip Video is very small but works like the larger video camera. I especially love it for the great grandkid moments..they don't even know you're recording first "at bat", school play, etc.

Easy to Use,Good Image Stabilization,Great Sound,Large Clear LCD

Limited Zoom

Jun, 2010

Consumer review by: Coach Al (staples.com)

Compact and easy to use

 

Very handy and easy to use. About the size of a cell phone, so not an encumbrance to carry. Image displayed on a large LCD TV is very good but not a wow.

Easy to Use,Good Image Stabilization,Great Sound,Large Clear LCD

Limited Zoom

Jun, 2010