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SeaLife Micro 2.0 Digital Camera

£506.25
Compact Camera 16MP 5x CMOS Aug 2016
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Sensor Type Release Date
Expert reviews are average
Does not have a good flash
Not good value for money
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Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Average

This SeaLife digital camera received an expert rating of 70% from PC Mag.

SeaLife Only Has Unexceptional Reviews for Its Cameras

SeaLife is one of the unremarkable digital camera brands according to average expert and user review score data that we have collected for all digital cameras. 56% of those that bought a SeaLife digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


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Not Good Value for Money

One customer considered that the product was not good value for money. Pc Mag mentioned “Alexa isn't handsfree Lower than average battery life Average sound Sling Covers cost extra”.


Does Not Have a Good Flash

One SeaLife Micro 2.0 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the product did not have a good flash. Pc Mag wrote on PC Mag “No built-in flash or light”.

Good Quality Pictures

One SeaLife Micro 2.0 owner wrote in their reviews that the SeaLife Micro 2.0 was able to produce good images.

Good Quality Lens

Two SeaLife Micro 2.0 owners who reviewed it wrote that it had a good lens.

Good for Video Recording

One customer wrote in their reviews that the SeaLife Micro 2.0 was good for video recording. Pc Mag wrote on PC Mag in April last year “1080 60 video capture” in their review of the SeaLife Micro 2.0.


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Released Nine Months Ago

SeaLife released the Micro 2.0 in August 2016.


Power

Good in Terms of Power Usage

One person wrote in their reviews that the SeaLife Micro 2.0 was good in terms of power usage. Pc Mag mentioned “Very energy efficient” in their review of this digital camera however despite that they scored the SeaLife Micro 2.0 18.2 out of 100.


Features

Good Features

One SeaLife Micro 2.0 reviewer who purchased it considered that it had good features. Last year Pc Mag said in their SeaLife Micro 2.0 review “Same Alexa voice assistance features as the Echo” but they gave it a score of 1 stars.


Design

Not Easy to Use

One person who reviewed it wrote that it was not easy to use. Pc Mag said in their review of the SeaLife Micro 2.0 “Because it's not always listening you have to push a button to talk Alexa isn't as convenient to use on the Tap as it is on the other Echo devices”.

Has a Shock Resistant

The Micro 2.0 has a shock resistant, as do most of the other latest digital cameras.

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Good At Resisting Water Ingress

Two customers who reviewed it agreed that it was good at resisting water ingress. Pc Mag said on PC Mag “Waterproof to 200 feet” in their review of the SeaLife Micro 2.0. Expert website Pcmag.com said “Its ultra-wide lens is a plus for underwater photography, where getting i” and rated it 6 stars.

Well Designed

One SeaLife Micro 2.0 owner who purchased this digital camera wrote that it was well designed. Pc Mag said on PC Mag “Unusual glass design” in their SeaLife Micro 2.0 review however they gave it a rating of 18.2 out of 100.

Good Quality

One SeaLife Micro 2.0 reviewer who reviewed it concluded that it was good quality. Pc Mag said on PC Mag “Better sound quality than the Echo Dot” in their review of this digital camera.

Waterproof

The Micro 2.0 is waterproof. Most of the other new digital cameras are not waterproof.

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Very High Waterproof Up to

With a waterproof up to of 60 meters, the Micro 2.0's waterproof up to is one of the highest amongst similar spec cameras that were released in the last year. The waterproof (up to) of latest similar spec cameras range from 3m to 60m, and the average waterproof up to is 21m.

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Video

Supports Video Recording

The Micro 2.0 supports video recording. Most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camera also support video recording.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolutions of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for the last year. 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.

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Weight & Dimensions

Lightweight

Two SeaLife Micro 2.0 reviewers who reviewed the product thought it was lightweight. Pc Mag said in their review of this digital camera on PC Mag “Lightweight in the hand”. Pc Mag also wrote “The Tap is lightweight and fun to travel” in their review.

One person considered that this digital camera was compact. Pc Mag said “Compact size Comes with Alexa Convenient wireless charging cradle” in their SeaLife Micro 2.0 review.

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Very Heavy

When compared to other compact cameras that came out in the last year, the weight of the Micro 2.0 of 279 grams is one of the heaviest. Recently released compact cameras have weights of between 220g and 280g, and the average weight is 250g.

Digital cameras with a heavier weight that might be worth looking at include the Ricoh GR II (£474.21) (221g) which also has a higher rating.

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Display

Very Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 2.4 inches, the SeaLife Micro 2.0 has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera. Across all the latest cameras the display diagonals range from 2.3" to 3".

If you are looking for a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX15 (£549) (3" and higher rated), or the Canon G9 X Mark II (£404.20) (3" and higher rated).

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The SeaLife Micro 2.0 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other compact cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this camera also support Wi-Fi.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras which support Wi-Fi and we think the Canon G7 X Mark II (£435), the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX15 (£549), and the Ricoh GR II (£474.21) which all of have better reviews are also worth considering.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Micro 2.0 does not feature bluetooth, although it is worth noting that most of the other digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera also do not feature bluetooth.

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Lens System

Fairly Big Optical Zoom

Compact cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera have optical zooms of between 1x and 40x. With an optical zoom of 5 times zoom factor, the Micro 2.0 has one of the bigger optical zooms amongst cameras of this age.

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Packaging Content

Has an AC Adapter Included

The Micro 2.0 has an AC adapter included. Most of the other cameras that are a comparable age to this camera also have an AC adapter included.

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Has a Batteries Included

The SeaLife Micro 2.0 has a batteries included. Most of the other compact cameras that have been available for the last year also have a batteries included.

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Has a Wrist Strap Included

The SeaLife Micro 2.0 has a wrist strap included. Most of the other similar spec cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this digital camera also have a wrist strap included.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The Micro 2.0 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to this camera.

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Memory

Very Big Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera is 22MB and the biggest is 32GB. The Micro 2.0 has one of the biggest internal memory (32,000 megabytes) amongst similar spec digital cameras of this age.

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Technical Details

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The SeaLife Micro 2.0 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other recently released similar spec cameras also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Light Exposure

Supports Five ISO Sensitivities

The Micro 2.0 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most digital cameras that have been around for the last year. The most frequently supported ISO sensitivity is 320, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this SeaLife digital camera. The ISO sensitivities 100, 200, 400, 800 and Auto are also supported by this SeaLife camera.

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Battery

Very Long Battery Recharge Time

Across all the comparable spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera the battery recharge times range from 1.6h to 3h, and the average battery recharge time is 2.4h. The SeaLife Micro 2.0 has a very long battery recharge time (3 hours) compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera.

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Picture Quality

16 Megapixels Megapixel

This is a 16 megapixels camera.

If this camera megapixel is too low for you then you might want to consider the Canon G9 X Mark II (£404.20) (20MP and higher rated), or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX15 (£549) (20.1MP and higher rated).

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00077068415107

SeaLife Micro 2.0 Review Sources

To prepare this SeaLife Micro 2.0 review we compared this digital camera to 1,217 other models. For each digital camera that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 311,674 product attributes, 178,028 digital camera reviews and 4,186,700 historical digital camera prices from 0 digital camera retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this digital camera compared to the other models as well as any areas where this digital camera is lacking.

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