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Rollei 83 Digital Camera

Compact Camera 8MP 4x CMOS Jul 2013
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Sensor Type Release Date
Good quality pictures
Poor user reviews
Poor product quality
10 Reviews

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Poor Product Quality

Three people agreed that this digital camera was not good quality. Two years ago Scw mentioned on Amazon “Overall Poor quality.”.

Easy to Use

One customer who purchased it wrote that it was easy to use. Mark wrote in his review of the Rollei 83 in April last year “Charging is monitoted via a tiny green light on the back which goes out when fully charged It has quite a lot of fairly easy to use functions” .

One customer who bought it considered that it was easy to setup. John Burgin mentioned in his review of the Rollei 83 two years ago “Easy to set up” and rated it 8 stars.

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Nice Design

One person who bought it concluded that it was retro.


Reviews

Poor User Reviews

Based on 38 user reviews this low megapixel digital camera has an average user rating of 56%. Owners aren't convinced by this digital camera.

Rollei Cameras Have OK Reviews

Based on 111 owner and expert reviews, Rollei has ok ratings for its digital cameras. Rollei also has ok ratings specifically for its low megapixel digital cameras compared to other manufacturers.


Good Quality Pictures

Five owners who purchased it said that it was able to produce good images. Rob Lane gave it a rating of 7 stars and he mentioned “Bought for our grandson, this is an excellent little camera, giving sharp pictures and easy to operate”. Two years ago Grannynetnet wrote on Amazon “Several months on it is as good as new and taking good clear pictures” in their review of this digital camera. Also two years ago John Burgin said on Amazon “Takes good pictures” in his review of the Rollei 83.

One customer reckoned that this digital camera had a good picture resolution. Last year Mark mentioned in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “Very grainy as well, even on the finest resolution setting The loop for the strap is tiny”.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

One customer who bought the Rollei 83 considered that it had a good screen. Mark wrote on Amazon “You can download and charge via the lead but, despite a fairly large screen, neither activity is monitored on the screen - you just get an inert USB symbol” in his review of the Rollei 83.

Good Flash

One customer who reviewed the product considered that it had a good flash.


Price

Reasonably Priced

Three people who reviewed this digital camera thought it was good value for money. Rob Lane said on Amazon “Good value basic camera” in his review of this digital camera. Mark wrote on Amazon “It's a cheap camera and "youse gets what youse pays for” in his review of this digital camera. Mark also mentioned “Cheap as chips and as about as good a camera as a bag of chips” in his review.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One owner who purchased this digital camera reckoned that it was a good body shape. One customer wrote in their reviews that it was compact. Grannynetnet said on Amazon “Ideal small compact camera” in their review of this digital camera and scored it 7 stars.

Light

When compared to other cameras of this age and type, the weight of the Rollei 83 of only 75 grams is one of the lightest. The weights of digital cameras of a similar age and type to this camera range from 50g to 1.3kg, and the average weight is 260g.

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Video

Supports Video Recording

The Rollei 83 supports video recording. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this camera also support video recording.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Rollei 83 does not support Full HD video. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years do support Full HD video.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Rollei 83 supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by low megapixel digital cameras that were released around the same time as this camera. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this Rollei digital camera. In addition, this camera support a video resolutions of 320 x 240 pixels and 720 x 480 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). Across all digital cameras of a similar spec and age to this digital camera the best video resolution is 1920 x 1080 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this camera was released.


Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Rollei 83 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available including the Ingo VIC002O (£51.69), or the GE G5WP (£49.99) which has better reviews.

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Display

Average Display Diagonal

At 2.7 inches, the Rollei 83 has a relatively standard display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 2.7" screen digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Sony DSC-W510R, the Nikon Coolpix L19 (£44.85), or the GE G5WP (£49.99).

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Lens System

Average Optical Zoom

The Rollei 83 has a relatively typical optical zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

We compared all the other 4x optical zoom digital cameras to this camera and we think the Sony DSC-W510R, and the GE G5WP (£49.99) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Very Big Maximum Aperture Number

With a maximum aperture number of only 2.8, the Rollei 83 has a quite big maximum aperture number compared to most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this digital camera. The average maximum aperture number of cameras of this type and age is 6.2, and the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.8 to 22.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have an HDMI

The Rollei 83 does not have an HDMI, unlike most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to this digital camera.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The Rollei 83 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to this digital camera.

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Light Exposure

Supports Four ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Rollei 83 is more than most cameras that have been around for more than two years. This camera supports a 400 ISO sensitivity, which is the most frequently supported ISO sensitivity supported by low megapixel digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera. The ISO sensitivities "100", "200" and "Auto" are also supported by this digital camera.

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Memory

Quite Large Maximum Memory Card Size

At 32 gigabytes, the Rollei 83 has a fairly large maximum memory card size compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to this digital camera. Digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have maximum memory card sizes of between 1GB and 64GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 19GB.

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Picture Quality

4000 X 3000 Still Image Resolution

The Rollei 83 has a 4000 x 3000 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most low megapixel digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. Most cameras of a similar age and spec to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s) of 4000x3000, 3648x2736, 3264x2448, 3072x2304, 2592x1944, 2048x1536, 1600x1200, 640x480, 1280x720 and 720x480 and 320x240. The still image resolution of all digital cameras of this age and type ranges from 640 x 360 (worst) to 4032 x 3024 (best).

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4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4000 x 3000 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04048805108374, 04048805108381, 04048805108398, 04048805108404, 04054842404638

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