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SeaLife DC1400

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SeaLife DC1400

£501.68
SeaLife DC1400
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A classic and good spec compact camera, good for landscape photography
Compact 14MP 5x No Nov 2012
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SeaLife DC1400 Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the SeaLife DC1400 number 468 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
23 Reviews
56
Value for Money
Average
66
Features
Good Features
62
Age
5 Years Old
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

It has ok user reviews with 40% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others. Praktica cameras have excellent reviews in general.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
Customers report it is easy to use, excellent design and that it is robust. However they also report inferior product quality.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Average optical zoom
Average minimum aperture number
SeaLife dc1400 camera:
SeaLife digital pro flash
What's in the box:
Only 4288 x 3216 pixels image resolution
Lower than average megapixels

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared this SeaLife digital camera with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography, ranking number 414 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 435 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for portrait photography, ranking number 370 in portrait photography cameras.
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Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
79
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

SeaLife DC1400 Video Reviews

SeaLife DC1400 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average User Reviews

On average, based on 23 user reviews this camera has an overall user rating of 70%. 40% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report Inferior Product Quality

Two people wrote in their reviews that it was not good quality.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Three people mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to use.

Customers Report Excellent Design

Two customers who bought the SeaLife DC1400 concluded that it was good looking.

Users Report That it is Robust

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that it was well made.

SeaLife Has OK Reviews for Its Cameras

We calculated the average reviews for all SeaLife cameras and found that SeaLife had ok reviews. 40% of those that bought a SeaLife digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Three owners who reviewed the SeaLife DC1400 agreed that it was able to produce good images.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £501.68 it is in the most expensive 44% of digital cameras.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the SeaLife DC1400 and the United Kingdom price of £501.68 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $499.00 (£686.77).

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This camera was released in November 2012.

Features

Only 4288 X 3216 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the SeaLife DC1400 is 4288 x 3216 pixels. That's 13% lower image resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Across all digital cameras the worst resolution is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Lower Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of digital cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the SeaLife DC1400 of only 14MP is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is lower than 73% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The SeaLife DC1400's optical zoom of 5x is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 60% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The SeaLife DC1400 has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The best resolution of all cameras is 3840 x 3840 pixels and the worst is 160 x 120 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The SeaLife DC1400's minimum aperture number of 2.8 is fairly average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 67% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Light

Across all the cameras the weights range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The weight of the SeaLife DC1400 of only 134g is lighter than 74% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The SeaLife DC1400's internal memory of only 20MB is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 73% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The internal memory of digital cameras range from 1MB to 700MB, and the average internal memory is 50MB.

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Very High Waterproof Up to

The SeaLife DC1400's waterproof up to of 60m is very high compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 98% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The lowest waterproof up to of cameras is 3m, the highest is 100m, and the average waterproof up to is 14m.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The SeaLife DC1400 has a tripod mount, unlike 73% of cameras which do not have a tripod mount.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The SeaLife DC1400 has an external flash connector, unlike 86% of cameras which do not have an external flash connector.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The smallest digital zoom of cameras is 1x, the biggest is 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x. The digital zoom of the SeaLife DC1400 of 5x is bigger than 68% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most other cameras, the SeaLife DC1400 does not support Full HD video. 76% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The SeaLife DC1400 supports a maximum still image resolution of 640 x 480. That's 90% lower still image resolution than a 1712 x 1712 digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by cameras. The worst resolution of all cameras is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Larger Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the SeaLife DC1400 of 7.9 is larger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 8% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The SeaLife DC1400 features multi-shot function, unlike 90% of cameras which do not feature multi-shot function.

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Average Display Diagonal

The SeaLife DC1400's display diagonal of 3" is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 91% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low Maximum Playback Zoom

Across all the cameras the playback zoom (max) range from 1x to 39x, and the average maximum playback zoom is 10x. The SeaLife DC1400's maximum playback zoom of only 4x is lower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 9% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The SeaLife DC1400 supports video capability. 67% of cameras do not support video capability.

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Features Smile Detection

The SeaLife DC1400 features smile detection, unlike 89% of digital cameras which do not feature smile detection.

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Longer Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The SeaLife DC1400's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 26mm is longer than 79% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Image Sensor Size

Across all the cameras the image sensor sizes range from 0.25" to 1.5", and the average image sensor size is 0.47". The image sensor size of the SeaLife DC1400 of only 0.429" is in the smallest 18% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Waterproof

The SeaLife DC1400 is waterproof, unlike 92% of cameras which are not waterproof.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sealife sl735, sealife sl720

Barcodes:

00077068417200, 00077068417255, 00077068417354, 00770684172002

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