The Flip Mino now available in HD… and in the UK

flip-mino-hd-150x150.jpgThe news of the Flip Mino undergoing a HD overhaul was met with high levels of enthusiasm from the Shiny tech team. The bad news however, was the Flip Mino HD was only available for our American friends. Fast forward to March 2009 and the UK has at last caught up, offering the HD camcorder for just under ¬£170 from Firebox. It’s pocket friendly, offers 720p video recording capabilities and all comes housed in a fool-proof, easy to use, touch sensitive 3.3 ounce outer shell.

So what are you getting for your money? Well, for a start there’s a 1.5-inch TFT screen, 4GB of on-board memory, and that integral USB connector that we’ve seen across the entire Flip camcorder range, for instant online uploading. It’s even been improved to adapt and be especially sensitive in low light conditions. There are other options available from camcording competitors, but the advantage Flip has over some of the competition is a reputation for producing great portable camcorder kit. This is just the latest iteration and a great example of a balance between price and quality.

[via Electric Pig]

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Lucy Hedges