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Rollei Sportsline 99 Digital Camera

Compact Camera 14MP 4x Oct 2011
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Supports video capability
Has an image stabilizer
Very small optical zoom

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Reviews

Rollei Has OK Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Digital cameras built by Rollei are fairly ok digital cameras according to average user and expert reviews.


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Released Over Five Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this digital camera was released.


Lens System

Very Small Optical Zoom

The average optical zoom of medium megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this camera is 14x. The Sportsline 99 has a quite small optical zoom (only 4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera.

If you are looking for a digital camera with a bigger optical zoom then you might also want to look at the Panasonic DMC-FT2 (4.6x) which also has a higher rating.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The shortest maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years is 18mm and the longest is 1,500mm. With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 100 millimeters, the Sportsline 99 has a fairly short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Design

Average Waterproof Up to

The Sportsline 99 has a relatively average waterproof up to (5 meters) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

If this camera waterproof up to is not high enough for you then you might want to look at the Panasonic DMC-FT2 (10m), or the Fujifilm FinePix XP80 (£151.49) (15m) which is also higher rated.

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Other Features

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Sportsline 99 supports video capability. Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to this digital camera also support video capability.

Other digital cameras which support video capability currently available which you might want to look at include the Sony SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm, or the Nikon Coolpix S8200 which has better reviews.

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Shock Proof

The Rollei Sportsline 99 is shock proof, which is unusual. Most of the other similar spec cameras that have been around for more than two years are not shock proof.

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Does Not Have a Video Out

The Rollei Sportsline 99 does not have a video out. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as this camera also do not have a video out.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Rollei Sportsline 99 has a USB 2.0 port, as do most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Sportsline 99 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other digital cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera also have an image stabilizer.

We compared all the other digital cameras with an image stabilizer to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Nikon L120, and the Panasonic DMC-TZ30EF-W is also worth considering.

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4320 X 3240 Still Image Resolution

The Sportsline 99 has a 4320 x 3240 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. Most digital cameras of this spec and age have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this Rollei digital camera have still image resolution(s) of 1920 x 1080, 2048 x 1536, 2592 x 1944 and 3264 x 2448 and 4320 x 2880. Medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this digital camera still image resolution(s) range from 640 x 360 to 4928 x 3264.

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Only 4320 X 3240 Pixels Image Resolution

The Sportsline 99 has a 4320 x 3240 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than most medium megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. Most cameras that came out around the same time as it have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. The image resolution of all cameras of a similar age and type to this camera ranges from 4288 x 3216 pixels (worst) to 4928 x 3264 pixels (best).

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Display

Average Display Diagonal

At 2.7 inches, the Sportsline 99 has a relatively average display diagonal compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera.

If this medium megapixel camera display diagonal is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Sony DSC-WX10 (£254.59) (2.8"), the Fujifilm FinePix x100 Classic Kit (2.8"), or the Canon G1 X (£419.99) (2.8") which also has a higher rating.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Weight

With a weight of 140 grams, the Rollei Sportsline 99 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to this digital camera.

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Focusing

Features Smile Detection

The Sportsline 99 features smile detection. Most of the other cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera also feature smile detection.

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Audio

Features Voice Recording

The Rollei Sportsline 99 features voice recording. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to this camera also feature voice recording.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Sportsline 99 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera also have a built-in microphone.

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Video

1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Rollei Sportsline 99 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this Rollei digital camera). This 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). Across all medium megapixel digital cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera the best video resolution is 1920 x 1080 pixels and the worst is 320 x 120 pixels.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04048805107414, 04048805107421, 04048805107438, 04048805107445

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