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Rollei Sportsline 80
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Rollei Sportsline 80 Digital Camera

£104.49
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8MP CMOS 3m Jan 2015
Megapixel Waterproof Sensor Type Waterproof Up to Release Date
- 8.0 Megapixel.- 6.85 cm (2.7") TFT colour display.- HD video resolution (720p).- Integrated microfone.- Full HD video function 1080p/15fps and 720p/30fps.- LED charging indicator.- 10 scene... More
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13 Reasons For

User Reviews Are Average

On average, people who bought this camera rated it as 73%.

Robust

A number of Rollei Sportsline 80 reviewers who bought the Rollei Sportsline 80 agreed that it was good at resisting water ingress. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon in October last year “Wanted something that could take decent pics underwater” in their review of this digital camera.

Reasonably Priced

One person who reviewed it thought it was good value for money. Otomy rated the Rollei Sportsline 80 5 stars and said in their review on Amazon “A good camera for the price”. One Rollei Sportsline 80 owner thought it was a bargain for the price. Amazon Customer said in their review “A bargain underwater camera from a trusted photo manufacturer with a pedigree” .

Good Quality Pictures

One customer said that it was able to produce good images.

Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Sportsline 80 supports Full HD video, unlike most of the other waterproof cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Sportsline 80 which do not support Full HD video.

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Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Rollei Sportsline 80 supports video capability, unlike most of the other cameras of this spec and age which do not support video capability.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other waterproof cameras that were launched more than a year ago, the Sportsline 80 has a built-in flash.

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Waterproof

The Sportsline 80 is waterproof, as are most of the other waterproof cameras that were released around the same time as the Sportsline 80.

Alternative waterproof cameras currently available which you might also want to consider include cheaper digital cameras such as the Polaroid iE090[plb_3052887_price].

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Very Big Digital Zoom

The smallest digital zoom of waterproof cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Sportsline 80 is 4x and the biggest is 8x. The Rollei Sportsline 80 has a very big digital zoom (8 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that are a comparable age to the Sportsline 80.

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Very Light

The weights of waterproof cameras that are a similar age to the Sportsline 80 range from 110g to 850g. The Sportsline 80 is quite light (only 135 grams) compared to most of the other cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the Sportsline 80.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The Sportsline 80 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this Rollei camera). In addition, this camera support video resolutionss of 320 x 240 pixels and 720 x 480 pixels and 1280 x 720 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions is actually the best supported video resolution across all cameras of this spec and age.

A 640 x 480 pixels video resolutions is the worst supported video resolution across similar types of digital camera.

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Supports One Audio Formats Supported

The Sportsline 80 has a greater number of audio formats than most cameras that have been around for more than a year. The most commonly supported audio formats supported is AAC++, but this audio formats supported is not supported by this Rollei digital camera. The audio formats supporteds PCM are also supported by this Rollei camera.

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2048 X 1536 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Sportsline 80 has a 2048 x 1536 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. Most waterproof cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This Rollei digital camera also have still image resolution(s)s of 4000 x 3000, 3648 x 2736, 3264 x 2448, 3072 x 2304 and 2592 x 1944 and 1600 x 1200.

This digital camera's still image resolution (2048 x 1536) is in fact the best still image resolution amongst all digital cameras of this age and type.

A 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) is the worst still image resolution across similar types of digital camera.

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14 Reasons Against

Rollei Only Has Unexceptional Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Based on 107 owner and expert reviews, Rollei has unexceptional ratings for its cameras. However, Rollei has good ratings for its waterproof cameras compared to waterproof cameras made by other manufacturers.

Difficult to Use

One person wrote in their reviews that it was not easy to use. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “As a diver I used to use an expensive Nikon SLR in a housing for photojournalism shots”.

Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

Most digital cameras of this type and age do not have an image stabilizer. The Rollei Sportsline 80 is no exception to this as it too does not have an image stabilizer.

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Not 3D

Most cameras of a similar type and age to the Sportsline 80 are not 3D. The Sportsline 80 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Sportsline 80 does not have a GPS (satellite), although this is within the context that most of the other waterproof cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Sportsline 80 also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Sportsline 80 does not support wi-Fi, although this is within the context that most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to the Sportsline 80 also do not support wi-Fi.

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Very Low Megapixel

With a megapixel of only 8 megapixels, the Rollei Sportsline 80 has one of the lower megapixels amongst similar spec cameras of this age. The megapixels of comparable spec cameras that were released around the same time as the Sportsline 80 range from 8MP to 51MP.

If you are looking for a digital camera with a higher megapixel then you might also want to consider the Polaroid iE090[plb_3052887_price] (18MP) which is also cheaper.

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Very Low Waterproof Up to

At only 3 meters, the Rollei Sportsline 80 has a fairly low waterproof up to compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Sportsline 80. The waterproof up tos of digital cameras of this age and spec range from 3m to 30m.

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Very Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 2.4 inches, the Sportsline 80 has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that have been on the market for more than a year. The display diagonals of waterproof cameras that are a comparable age to the Sportsline 80 range from 2.3" to 3.2", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

If this camera display diagonal is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Polaroid iE090[plb_3052887_price] (2.7") which is also cheaper.

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Very Big Maximum Aperture Number

With a maximum aperture number of only 2.8, the Sportsline 80 has one of the bigger maximum aperture numbers amongst waterproof cameras of this age. The maximum aperture numbers of waterproof cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Sportsline 80 range from 2.7 to 5.9, and the average maximum aperture number is 4.7.

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Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The Sportsline 80 has a higher image resolution than most digital cameras of a comparable type and age to it. This digital camera has a 4000 x 3000 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most comparable spec cameras that were launched around the same time as it have a 5472 x 3648 pixels maximum image resolution. The worst image resolution of all comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the Sportsline 80 is 1280 x 1024 pixels and the best is 8688 x 5792 pixels.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

Across all the cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Sportsline 80 the battery capacitys range from 700mAh to 1,700mAh. The Sportsline 80 has one of the smaller battery capacitys (only 800 milliamperes * hour) amongst similar spec cameras of this age.

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Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

At only 32 gigabytes, the Sportsline 80 has a quite small maximum memory card size compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Sportsline 80. The average maximum memory card size of cameras that are a comparable age to the Sportsline 80 is 69GB.

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Very Low Motion JPEG Frame Rate

The average motion JPEG frame rate of digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Sportsline 80 is 40fps, and the motion JPEG frame rates range from 30fps to 60fps. With a motion JPEG frame rate of only 30 frames per second, the Rollei Sportsline 80 has a fairly low motion JPEG frame rate compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Sportsline 80.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Rollei Sportsline 80

Released Over Two Years Ago

Rollei released the Sportsline 80 over two years ago.

SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an MMC|SD|SDHC compatible memory cards, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory cards on cameras of a similar type and age to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

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MOS Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many waterproof cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Design
Waterproof
Colour of Product
Waterproof Up to
Material
Protection Feature
Shock Resistant
Lens System
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Fixed Focal Length
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Resolution At Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Display Resolution
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI
USB Version
Camera
Self-Timer Delay
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Capacity
Battery Voltage
System Requirements
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-In Flash
Technical Details
Self-Timer

User Reviews

(3)
Reviewed 19 November 2015 by Otomy
(Verified Purchase)

A good camera for the price.

Reviewed 19 October 2015 by A. Caton | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

Bought this camera for a special holiday. When it arrived, and setting it up - firstly it says plug into the USB point - location not mentioned anywhere in the instructions. When I found it, the... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

Bought this for a Caribbean holiday. I didn't want to spend much but wanted something that could take decent pics underwater. As a diver I used to use an expensive Nikon SLR in a housing for... Read more…

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers rollei 1080, rollei 10050, rollei 1080p
Barcodes 04048805100507, 04048805100514, 04048805100521, 04048805100538

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