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Cisco Flip UltraHD
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Cisco Flip UltraHD Camcorder

272g Jan 2014
Weight Image Stabilizer Built-In Display HDMI Release Date
Ultra SimpleThe new Flip UltraHD video camera combines Flip Video's signature shoot-and-share simplicity with the power of HD video. UltraHD could not be easier to use: just power on, press... More
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5 Reasons For

Has an HDMI

has an HDMI

The Flip UltraHD has an HDMI, which is unusual. Most of the other camcorders of this age and type do not have an HDMI.

Other camcorders with an HDMI currently available that you might want to consider include the Sony HDR-CX730E[plb_363171_price] which has better reviews.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Flip UltraHD has an image stabilizer. Most of the other video cameras of a similar type and age to the Flip UltraHD do not have an image stabilizer.

Other camcorders with an image stabilizer currently available that you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Sony HDR-CX730E[plb_363171_price].

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Lithium Battery Technology

The Cisco Flip UltraHD has a better battery than most camcorders that came out around the same time as it. This Cisco camcorder has a Lithium battery technology, whereas most video cameras that were released more than two years ago have a Polymer battery technology.

This camcorder's battery (Lithium) is in fact the best battery amongst all comparable spec camcorders that have been available for a similar time to the Flip UltraHD.

Amongst similar types of camcorder the worst battery is Polymer.

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Two Number of Batteries Supporteds

The Flip UltraHD is a two number of batteries supported camcorder. Most of the other camcorders of this spec and age only have one number of batteries supported.

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Has a Built-In Display

The Flip UltraHD has a built-in display. Most of the other comparable spec camcorders that have been around for a similar time to the Flip UltraHD also have a built-in display.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other video cameras with a built-in display currently available including the Sony HDR-CX730E[plb_363171_price] which has better reviews.

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10 Reasons Against

Very Slow Maximum Frame Rate

The Cisco Flip UltraHD has one of the slower maximum frame rates (only 30 frames per second) amongst camcorders of this age. The slowest maximum frame rate of camcorders that came out more than two years ago is 25fps and the fastest is 60fps.

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Not Full HD

Like most of the other camcorders that have been around for more than two years, the Flip UltraHD is not Full HD.

Video cameras which are Full HD that might be worth looking at include the Sony HDR-CX730E[plb_363171_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have an Interchangeable Lens

The Flip UltraHD does not have an interchangeable lens, although keep in mind that most of the other video cameras of this spec and age also do not have an interchangeable lens.

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Only Supports One Audio Formats Supported

The Flip UltraHD has a greater number of audio formats than most comparable spec video cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. The most frequently supported audio formats supported is AAC++, but this audio formats supported is not supported by this video camera. The audio formats supporteds AAC are also supported by this Cisco video camera.

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Not Waterproof

The Flip UltraHD is not waterproof. Most of the other video cameras of this spec and age are also not waterproof.

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Not 3D

The Flip UltraHD is not 3D. Most of the other camcorders that came out more than two years ago are also not 3D.

Video cameras which are 3D that might also be worth looking at include the Sony HDR-TD20VE[plb_1505099_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

Like most of the other video cameras of a similar spec and age to the Flip UltraHD, the Flip UltraHD does not have a night mode.

It is worth considering other video cameras which also have a night mode including the Sony HDR-CX730E[plb_363171_price], or the HP F-500[plb_2962207_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Projector

The Cisco Flip UltraHD does not have a built-in projector, although keep in mind that most of the other video cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the Flip UltraHD also do not have a built-in projector.

Alternative video cameras which also have a built-in projector that you might want to look at include the HDR-PJ420E[pl_1583936_price], or the HDR-PJ820[pl_2109593_price] both from Sony.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The Flip UltraHD has a 1280 x 720 pixels maximum video resolution which is higher than most video cameras of a similar type and age to it. Most camcorders that were released more than two years ago have a 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution.

A 1280 x 720 pixels maximum video resolution is in fact the worst maximum video resolution across all video cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Flip UltraHD.

The best maximum video resolution amongst comparable types of video camera is 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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Very Short Video Recording Time

Across all the camcorders that are a comparable age to the Flip UltraHD the video recording times range from 0.67h to 80h, and the average video recording time is 26h. With a video recording time of only 1 hour, the Flip UltraHD has one of the shorter video recording times amongst camcorders of this age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Cisco Flip UltraHD

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Cisco video camera was released over three years ago.

Average Weight

With a weight of 272 grams, the Flip UltraHD has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other similar spec camcorders that are a comparable age to the Flip UltraHD.

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Specification

Lens System
Image Stabilizer
Interchangeable Lens
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
Camcorder Media Type
Flash
Built-In Flash
Built-In Light
Display
Built-In Display
Touchscreen
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type
Camera
Camcorder Type
3D
Supported Aspect Ratios
Progressive Scan
Design
Colour of Product
Video
Full HD
HD Type
Video Capturing Speed
Supported Video Modes
Video Formats Supported
Maximum Video Resolution
HD-Ready
Maximum Frame Rate
Audio
Audio Formats Supported
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
S-Video Out
PictBridge
Battery
Video Recording Time
Battery Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Charging Source
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Bundled Software

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers cisco u32120, cisco u32120b
Barcodes 00745883590230, 00745883591299

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