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Rollei Sportsline 99
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Rollei Sportsline 99 Digital Camera

14MP 4x 5m Oct 2011
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Waterproof Up to Release Date
- 720p HD video function with audio, 1280x720 Pixels, 30 fps- 3 seconds pre-record function: Never miss the opening scene!- Built-in microphone- Digital Image Stabilizer- 35 scene modes, including... More
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7 Reasons For

SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many cameras of this age and type. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

Other digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X10, or the Panasonic DMC-TZ55 (£134.99).

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Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Sportsline 99 supports video capability. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the Sportsline 99 do not support video capability.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras which support video capability and we think the Fujifilm FinePix JX500 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

Like most of the other digital cameras that came out around the same time as the Sportsline 99, the Sportsline 99 has an image stabilizer.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other digital cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X10, the Nikon Coolpix P330, or the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS.

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4320 X 3240 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Sportsline 99 has a 4320 x 3240 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most cameras of this spec and age. This camera also have still image resolution(s)s of 1920 x 1080, 2048 x 1536, 2592 x 1944 and 3264 x 2448 and 4320 x 2880. Across all cameras of this type and age the worst still image resolution is 384 x 480 and the best is 5152 x 3864.

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Supports One Image Formats Supported

The number of supported image formats on the Rollei Sportsline 99 is more than most cameras of this spec and age. The most commonly supported image formats supported is JPG, but this image formats supported is not supported by this camera. The image formats supporteds EXIF are also supported by this Rollei camera.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolutions

The highest video resolution supported by the Sportsline 99 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). This Rollei digital camera also supports a video resolutions of 320 x 240 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). The best video resolution of all comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago is 1920 x 1080 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Supports One Audio Formats Supported

The number of audio formats supported by the Rollei Sportsline 99 is more than most digital cameras of this type and age. This Rollei camera supports a WAV audio formats supported, which is the most frequently supported audio formats supported supported by cameras of this type and age.

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9 Reasons Against

Unexceptional Brand

On average Rollei compact cameras have unexceptional ratings as do all digital cameras manufactured by Rollei.

Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

Most of the other compact cameras that have been available for more than two years have a built-in flash, however the Sportsline 99 does not have a built-in flash.

We think you might also be interested in other cameras which also have a built-in flash including the Nikon Coolpix P330, or the Olympus Stylus SH-60.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The Sportsline 99 has a fairly small optical zoom (only 4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other compact cameras that were released around the same time as the Sportsline 99. Cameras of this type and age have optical zooms of between 0.17x and 63x, and the average optical zoom is 9.3x.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 4x optical zoom cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X10 is also worth considering.

If this compact camera camera optical zoom is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Canon 310 HS (4.4x), or the Panasonic DMC-FT4 (4.6x) which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Sportsline 99 does not support Full HD video. Most of the other cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Sportsline 99 also do not support Full HD video.

We think you might also be interested in alternative cameras which also support Full HD video including the Fujifilm X10.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other cameras of this age and spec, the Sportsline 99 does not support wi-Fi.

Alternative cameras which also support wi-Fi that you might want to consider include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40, or the Sony DSC-WX300.

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Not 3D

Most compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the Sportsline 99 are not 3D. The Rollei Sportsline 99 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

If you are looking for a camera that is 3D then you might also want to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ41 which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Sportsline 99 does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Sportsline 99 also do not have a GPS (satellite).

There are a number of other cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) that you might want to look at including the Nikon Coolpix P330, or the Canon IXUS 140.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Sportsline 99, the Sportsline 99 is not waterproof.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Digital cameras that were released around the same time as the Sportsline 99 have maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s of between 18mm and 1,000mm. With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 100 millimeters, the Sportsline 99 has one of the shorter maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s amongst digital cameras of this age.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Rollei Sportsline 99

Released Over Five Years Ago

Rollei released the Sportsline 99 over five years ago.

Average Waterproof Up to

With a waterproof up to of 5 meters, the Sportsline 99 has a relatively average waterproof up to compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Sportsline 99.

If you are looking for a higher waterproof up to then you might want to look at the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS (40m) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Megapixel

The Rollei Sportsline 99 has a fairly typical megapixel (14 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

If this camera megapixel is too low for you then you might also want to consider the GE E1450W (14.1MP), or the Canon PowerShot A3200 IS (14.1MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 2.7 inches, the Rollei Sportsline 99 has a relatively average display diagonal compared to most of the other compact cameras that came out around the same time as the Sportsline 99.

If you would prefer a camera with a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider the Canon PowerShot N (2.8"), the Sony DSC-WX10B (£254.59) (2.8"), or the Fujifilm FinePix x100 Classic Kit (2.8") which is also higher rated.

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Average Weight

The Sportsline 99 has a relatively standard weight (140 grams) compared to most of the other cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Sportsline 99.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Image Formats Supported
Supported Aspect Ratios
Design
Colour of Product
Waterproof Up to
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Lens Type
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Smile Detection
Smile Detection
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Voice Recording
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Ports & Interfaces
Connection to PC
Camera
Self-Timer Delay
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
System Requirements
Mac Compatibility
Other Features
Video Capability
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Shock Proof
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Ports Quantity
Pre-Record

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04048805107414, 04048805107421, 04048805107438, 04048805107445

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