Gift Tip 26: Flip MinoHD 2nd Generation Pocket Camcorder

Posted: Dec 2 2009, 7:00pm CST | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 6:00pm CDT, in Holiday Gift Guide


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The Flip MinoHD 2nd Generation improves on one of the bestselling HD camcorders. With the all-new Flip MinoHD 2nd Generaton, it is now even easier to capture incredible HD video and share it with the world. The MinoHD features 120 minutes of record time, so you never have to miss another minute. A super-slim, pocket-sized design means you can take your MinoHD with you everywhere you go. A 2-Inch anti-glare display lets you enjoy your videos directly on your camcorder. Plus, the MinoHD comes pre-loaded with FlipShare software, which makes it easy to organize, create and share your videos.

Like all Flip camcorders, the new Flip MinoHD 2nd Generation is incredibly easy to use. Power on, press record, and start capturing high-quality HD video within seconds. It's really that simple. When you're ready to share your video, flip out the signature USB arm and connect to your PC or Mac to launch the pre-loaded FlipShare software. The MinoHD may be small, but it produces incredible HD video, even in low-light situations. It includes HDMI output, which makes enjoying videos on your HDTV simple. The slim, sleek design fits in any pocket or purse—perfect for shooting video on the go. The Flip MinoHD 2nd Generation can capture 120 minutes of stunning HD video on the 8 GB of built-in memory; no additional memory needed.

This pocket camcorder also has its limitations. The memory isn't expandable; Zoom is only 2x; no still-image capturing ability and it records in only one resolution. That said, the second-generation Flip MinoHD offers a slightly improved design, double the memory, and an HDMI output for the same price that the original MinoHD.

Great Gift For
The The Flip MinoHD 2nd Generation is slim and small enough to fit into any pocket or purse, meaning it is ideal for those who like to carry a camera wherever they go and publish videos on the web.

Price and Where to Buy
The Flip MinoHD 2nd Generation is selling for under $229 on

This gift tip is part of the I4U News Top 100 Holiday Gift Guide. Find many more tech gift recommendations across 10 categories and shopping tips here.

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