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Flip Video U260 UltraHD Video Camera with 4GB, 1 Hour Recording Time, Black - U260B

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Great product!

by JR on 6/26/2012

I would recommend this camera to everyone. It shoots excellent footage for web videos. The only problem I think it has is that there is no microphone jack. That would have made it the best out there. Oh, yeah, there is one other problem, they stopped making them so go get one now! Excellent pocket video camera.

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Product Overview

The new Flip UltraHD combines Flip Video's signature shoot-and-share simplicity with up to 1 hour of amazing HD video. Pre-loaded FlipShare software makes it easy to organize, edit and share your videos.

Flip UltraHD (1 Hour)

Flip UltraHD Highlights

Ultra Simple
The 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 record, and you'll be capturing incredible HD. UltraHD features 1 hour of record time and included standard AA batteries, so you'll never miss another minute of video again.

Ultra Fun
With its pocket-sized design, UltraHD lets you capture video anytime, anywhere. Whether it's a lazy afternoon in the park, a family vacation, or a simple everyday moment, your UltraHD will be ready to go. And show off your personality with the Ultra colorful lineup; brilliant white, vibrant magenta and metallic blue.

Ultra Amazing
UltraHD combines signature Flip Video quality with HD 720p resolution and 30 frames per second to offer vibrant HD video. And with 4 GB of built-in memory, UltraHD lets you capture up to 1 hour of HD video with no additional memory cards. UltraHD thrives in all types of lighting environments, and with premier AAC audio your videos will sound simply amazing. Plus the included HDMI™ output makes it easy to enjoy your videos on your HDTV.


  • Shoot up to 1 hour of amazing HD video on the easy-to-use, pocket-sized UltraHD
  • Press the big red button to start capturing vibrant HD video (720p / 30fps) on the super-simple user interface
  • Comes with 4 GB of built-in memory, letting you capture up to 1 hour of HD video; no additional memory cards required
  • Power up with the included standard AA batteries. And for even better charge time, try using the Flip Video Rechargeable Battery Pack (sold separately)
  • Connect the built-in USB arm to your PC or Mac® to launch pre-loaded FlipShare™ software
  • Use FlipShare software to organize and edit your videos, capture photos, send video greeting cards and create custom movies
  • Share videos privately using FlipShare's attachment-free email or by creating Flip Channels; post publicly with direct video shares to Facebook™, Twitter™ and YouTube™
  • Watch your videos on your HDTV by connecting your UltraHD to your HDTV with the Flip Video HDMI ™ Mini Cable (sold separately)
  • Record high-quality H.264 HD videos that are compatible with most video-playing applications, including Windows Media Player, QuickTime Player, and iTunes
  • Video: 16:9 widescreen, HD 720p (1280 x 720) at 30 frames per seconds (fps) progressive scan; recorded as MP4 files

    Pre-Loaded FlipShare Software—Now with Direct Upload to Twitter

    UltraHD comes pre-loaded with FlipShare™ software, which makes it easy to organize, create and share your videos:

  • Organize your videos by dragging and dropping into folders you've created, or use the automatic date-stamped folders
  • Edit and trim your favorite videos clips or even add your own music, all using FlipShare's easy editing tools
  • Create video greeting cards or use the Magic Movie feature to make movies with the click of a button
  • Capture photos using the easy Snapshot feature. You can grab a still-image photo from any of the 30 frames that comprise each second of your video
  • Share privately using FlipShare's attachment-free email. Or create private Flip Channels, the easiest way to share videos and photos with groups of friends and family
  • Post online by sharing directly to Facebook™, Twitter™ and YouTube™
  • Specifications

    Manufacturer Flip Video
    Mfg Part# U260B
    SKU 220724039
    UPC 745883590742
    UPC 14 00745883590742
    Product Guide Click Here for the Flip Video Store
    Included in Box
    Flip video camera
    2 AA alkaline batteries
    User guide
    Tech Specs
    Lens Digital Zoom
    Battery Type 2 AA Batteries (included) or Flip Video AA Battery Pack (sold separately)
    Dimensions 4.25” x 2.19“ x 1.17”
    Weight 5.7 oz
    FlipPort No
    LCD Screen:
    Size 2.0" (diagonal)
    Resolution 320 x 240
    Video Quality and Performance:
    Resolution 1280 x 720
    Image Stabilization No
    Frame Rate 30 frames per second (constant frame rate, progressive scan)
    AA Batteries (included) or Flip Video AA Rechargeable Battery Pack (1.2 Volt NiMH rechargeable through USB) (sold separately)
    Up to 2 hrs of use between charges using Flip Video Rechargeable Battery Pack (optional)
    Using Flip Video AA Rechargeable Battery Pack (optional):
    Via computer USB port - approx 6 hrs
    Via Power Adapter - approx 3.5 hrs
    Video Camera Functions:
    Interface Easy-press buttons
    Power-up Time Less than 4 seconds
    Power Saver (Auto Shut-Down) Yes
    Play All Function Yes
    Pause, FF/Rewind Yes
    Set Date/Time Function Yes
    Additional Specifications:
    Speaker Built-in speakers
    Microphone Built-in wide-range stereo microphone
    TV-Out HDMI™ (HDMI Mini)
    Tripod Mount Yes
    FlipPort No
    FlipShare™ Software:
    Min. Requirements Windows:
    PC: 3.0 GHz Intel® Pentium® 4 or faster processor, Windows® XP SP2 with 512 MB of RAM or Windows Vista®/Windows 7® with 1 GB of RAM, and USB 2.0 port
    Min. Requirements Mac:
    MAC®: 1.66 GHz Intel® Core Duo™ or faster processor, 1 GB of RAM, OS X Leopard® 10.5 or Snow Leopard® 10.6, and USB 2.0 port
    Online Sharing Unlimited private video emails, video greeting cards. Direct share to FaceBook™, Twitter™ and YouTube™
    Video Editing Video trim - set start and end points. Create movies with multiple video clips - add titles, music and credits.
    Still Photo Snap still photos from video
    Software Update Automatic and on-demand online updates
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