Besides going HD—bringing it up to par with our other fave, Kodak's ZI6—the Flip Ultra HD gets HDMI, a rare rainbow unicorn for these cheap pocket cams. It's got two hours of record time, and removable rechargeable batteries. Gary walked out of Best Buy with the so-far-unannounced Flip Ultra HD for $200, which is high compared to Kodak's upcoming $150 Z1x. Still, we can't wait to get our hands on it. [Gaxonline via Engadget]
Here's the best pocket HD cheap camcorder no one knows about. Why? Because its a Walmart exclusive, and self respecting gadgeteers avoid Walmart like the plauge.
Shoots 1080, has a 5x optical zoom, and has the more ergonomic pistol grip with the flip-out screen.