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Cisco Flip UltraHD Camcorder

250g Handheld Jan 2014
Weight Image Stabilizer Built-In Display Camcorder Type Release Date
Very fast maximum frame rate
Has an image stabilizer
Supports HDMI
56 Reviews + 5 Awards
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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was January 2014 when this video camera was released.


Lens System

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Flip UltraHD has an image stabilizer. Most of the other similar spec video cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this camcorder also have an image stabilizer.

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Video

Very Fast Maximum Frame Rate

Video cameras that have been on the market for more than two years have maximum frame rates of between 25fps and 60fps. When compared to other similar spec video cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camcorder, the Cisco Flip UltraHD's maximum frame rate of 60 frames per second is one of the fastest.

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HD-Ready

The Flip UltraHD is HD-Ready. Most of the other camcorders that came out around the same time as this camcorder also are HD-Ready.

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Very Low Video Capturing Speed

With a video capturing speed of only 30 frames per second, the Cisco Flip UltraHD has one of the lower video capturing speeds amongst video cameras of this age. Video cameras of a similar age and spec to this camcorder have video capturing speeds of between 25fps and 60fps.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports HDMI

supports HDMI

The Cisco Flip UltraHD supports HDMI, as do most of the other comparable spec camcorders that have been available for around the same time as this video camera.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

The Flip UltraHD does not support PictBridge. Most of the other camcorders that are a comparable age to this video camera also do not support PictBridge.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Weight

The Flip UltraHD has a fairly typical weight (250 grams) compared to most of the other camcorders of a similar age and type to this video camera.

Alternative camcorders with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema (£839) (355g).

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Camera

Features Progressive Scan

The Flip UltraHD features progressive scan, as do most of the other video cameras that were launched around the same time as this video camera.

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Flash

Has a Built-In Light

The Cisco Flip UltraHD has a built-in light, unlike most of the other video cameras of a similar type and age to this video camera which do not have a built-in light.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

Like most of the other camcorders of this age and spec, the Flip UltraHD does not have a built-in flash.

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Packaging Content

Has a Batteries Included

The Flip UltraHD has a batteries included, as do most of the other video cameras of this spec and age.

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Battery

Three Batteries Supported

The Flip UltraHD is a three battery supported video camera. Most of the other video cameras of a comparable age and type to this video camera only have between one and two batteries supported.

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Very Short Video Recording Time

The average video recording time of camcorders that have been available for more than two years is 26h, and the video recording times range from 1.5h to 80h. At only 2 hours, the Cisco Flip UltraHD has a fairly short video recording time compared to most of the other camcorders of a comparable age and type to this camcorder.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers cisco u260whc1
Barcodes 00745883590230, 00745883591299, 00745883591848

Cisco Flip UltraHD Review Sources

To prepare this Cisco Flip UltraHD review we compared this camcorder to 576 other models. For each camcorder that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 139,287 product attributes, 24,577 camcorder reviews and 2,150,700 historical camcorder prices from 164 camcorder retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this camcorder compared to the other models as well as any areas where this camcorder is lacking.

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