iFixit Tore Apart a Flip MinoHD For Your Education & Entertainment


YouTube Video courtesy of iFixit.com

I seriously considered buying a Flip MinoHD high-def video camera just minutes before deciding to go with the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3 digital camera which can take both 10 megapixel still photos as well as 720p high-def video (see link below).

AVCHD High-def Video Sample From Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3 Camera

So, I was very interested in seeing iFixit.com’s usual fine work in their…

Flip MinoHD Teardown

iFixit reports that the MinoHD has a 2-inch 960×240 transreflective LCD. However, I think that “960” is a typo. It is more likely a 360 pixel wide display. But, since it is a HD video camera, it may very well be a 960 pixel wide display on that tiny LCD. There didn’t seem to be any big surprises resulting from their teardown. But, anyone interested in what is used to create gadgets will want to take a close look at iFixit.com’s step-by-step teardown photos.