Editors Liked

  • Smooth 60fps frame rate and 2X digital zoom
  • Extremely simple and easy to use
  • FlipShare software for basic editing and sharing
  • Gyro-based anti-jitter
  • 16-pin FlipPort allows third-party accessories
  • Runs on both lithium ion cell and alkaline AAA

Editors Didn't Like

  • Video quality not as good as previous models
  • Fixed internal memory
  • No still-image capture or resolution controls
  • Discontinued line
  • Less natural color
  • Less contrast than previous generation
  • No still image capture
  • Micro HD jack
  • Too expensive for too few capabilities
  • No 1080p or optical zoom
  • Value is hurting compared to multi-role devices
  • Visible compression and blur artifacts in video
  • FlipPort is proprietary