Fortune Says: New iPhone No Threat to the Flip Camcorder

An item in TechCrunch last month declared that…

Flip Has Little Chance In An iPhone World

In my response, I wrote…

I think the iPhone 3G S may shave a few sales off of the Flip video camera line. But, I think it (the Flip) will be fine... and then gave three reasons for his belief. Well, it looks like at least one person agrees with my general belief and goes one further by writing in Fortune that…

New iPhone no threat to the Flip camcorder

Having seen the iPhone 3GS in video recording action, I think it will take away a great many potential Flip video camera sales. But, I still believe that the Flip (especially HD models) will continue to do just fine with its slower sales rate due to competition from the 3GS. The Flip’s simple operation and integrated USB plug still gives it an ease of use edge even over the very impressive 3GS video recording capabilities (the 3GS’ auto-focus feature is simply amazing).