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Should You Buy a Rollei Digital Camera?

Matthew
Updated 19 June 2020
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should you buy a Rollei Digital Camera?

Rollei is one of the most popular digital camera brands as well as being well known for its projectors and camcorders.

If you are wondering how Rollei digital cameras compare to other brands, our guide below collates all the key info in a single place. We've compared over 1,900 digital cameras by objectively and impartially analysing over 130,000 user and expert reviews and over 4,300 awards from hundreds of different review sites.

Rollei are recognised for their good selection of moderately popular digital cameras and start at £122 for the Sportsline 100 which has a weight of 162g, an optical zoom of 4x and is a compact digital camera and go up to £438 for the 400 which has a weight of 104g, an optical zoom of 5x and is a compact digital camera. The average price of a new Rollei digital camera is £248.

Rollei are recognised for their good selection of moderately popular digital cameras.

Is Rollei the Best Digital Camera Brand?

So are Rollei digital cameras any good? We give every digital camera a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all digital cameras we are able to impartially rank all the digital camera brands.

#1
Japan
95%
95%
31,740 reviews
#2
Japan
92%
92%
12,451 reviews
#3
Japan
92%
92%
4,487 reviews
#4
Japan
91%
91%
25,139 reviews
#5
Japan
88%
88%
6,723 reviews
#6
86%
86%
1,085 reviews
#7
Polaroid
84%
84%
2,227 reviews
#8
Japan
83%
83%
3,000 reviews
#9
80%
80%
1,701 reviews
#10
79%
79%
827 reviews
#11
South Korea
78%
78%
4,338 reviews
#12
Ricoh
77%
77%
122 reviews
#13
Praktica
76%
76%
94 reviews
#14
Sigma
73%
73%
396 reviews
#15
SeaLife
72%
72%
4 reviews
#16
Fuji
72%
72%
285 reviews
#17
easypix
69%
69%
102 reviews
#18
67%
67%
58 reviews
#19
Mamiya
65%
65%
2 reviews
#20
Hasselblad
63%
63%
98 reviews
#21
Vivitar
60%
60%
244 reviews
#22
VTech
57%
57%
1 review
#23
LG
South Korea
57%
57%
2 reviews

Let's look at how Rollei digital cameras compare to the other digital camera brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection
All digital camera Brands
Rollei Digital Cameras

There's a smaller selection of Rollei digital cameras available compared to other digital camera brands, with only 3 Rollei digital cameras currently on the market in the UK. Rollei digital cameras also tend to be cheaper than most other digital camera brands however they are still a less popular choice with consumers.

Rollei have worse reviews than the typical digital camera brand, with the average rating of a Rollei digital camera being 47%.

No. Of Digital Cameras
Average Price
£571
£0 £100 £200 £300 £400 £500 £600 £700 £800 £900 £5,499
Price Distribution of All Digital Cameras
No. Of Digital Cameras
Average Price
£248
£0 £100 £200 £300 £400 £500 £600 £700 £800 £900 £5,499
Price Distribution of Rollei Digital Cameras

What Do the Rollei Digital Camera Reviews Say?

We've added up all the reviews for every Rollei digital camera to work out the average distribution of reviews for Rollei and then compared this to the other digital camera brands.

Rollei logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
0
4 stars
2
3 stars
1
2 stars
1
1 star
0
Rollei logo

User Reviews

5 stars
24
4 stars
14
3 stars
7
2 stars
5
1 star
16
Rollei has a lower proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its digital cameras than most other brands.

Over 50% of expert reviews and 58% of user reviews for Rollei digital cameras are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 89% and 88% respectively across all Digital Camera brands.

In the table below we compare the average review score given to Rollei digital cameras by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other digital camera brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.

Average Review Score Canon Nikon Sony Samsung Panasonic Rollei
CNET.com logo
75%
417 reviews
73%
336 reviews
75%
209 reviews
74%
125 reviews
80%
83 reviews
Lydogbilde.no logo
79%
124 reviews
83%
138 reviews
82%
102 reviews
77%
41 reviews
84%
91 reviews
PhotographyBlog.com logo
82%
127 reviews
82%
140 reviews
87%
60 reviews
82%
49 reviews
87%
43 reviews
Techradar logo
79%
129 reviews
74%
136 reviews
79%
60 reviews
70%
42 reviews
82%
44 reviews
Ephotozine logo
79%
107 reviews
77%
134 reviews
86%
49 reviews
79%
44 reviews
88%
43 reviews
Chip.de logo
75%
112 reviews
75%
90 reviews
83%
67 reviews
71%
42 reviews
84%
32 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
75%
101 reviews
70%
81 reviews
79%
56 reviews
68%
31 reviews
87%
39 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
77%
81 reviews
74%
75 reviews
75%
40 reviews
72%
30 reviews
84%
33 reviews
Pocket Lint logo
81%
76 reviews
81%
71 reviews
81%
38 reviews
77%
29 reviews
86%
34 reviews
PC Mag logo
72%
93 reviews
74%
63 reviews
78%
46 reviews
69%
23 reviews
75%
19 reviews
Digital Versus logo
77%
75 reviews
70%
62 reviews
81%
45 reviews
70%
31 reviews
87%
29 reviews
60%
1 review
Trusted Reviews logo
80%
71 reviews
81%
63 reviews
82%
40 reviews
79%
31 reviews
83%
26 reviews
dkamera.de logo
84%
79 reviews
87%
67 reviews
89%
38 reviews
85%
19 reviews
90%
22 reviews
What Digital Camera logo
88%
60 reviews
87%
50 reviews
88%
39 reviews
85%
31 reviews
88%
26 reviews
Good Gear Guide.com.au logo
79%
59 reviews
76%
44 reviews
74%
30 reviews
73%
23 reviews
79%
18 reviews
photoreview.com.au logo
87%
59 reviews
87%
34 reviews
87%
39 reviews
86%
8 reviews
88%
29 reviews
tecnozoom.it logo
73%
61 reviews
74%
50 reviews
76%
22 reviews
76%
22 reviews
78%
5 reviews
01net.com logo
76%
37 reviews
80%
34 reviews
87%
35 reviews
70%
26 reviews
91%
27 reviews
Camera Labs logo
84%
78 reviews
84%
35 reviews
85%
27 reviews
83%
2 reviews
86%
16 reviews
Digitaltrends.com logo
76%
59 reviews
78%
39 reviews
80%
30 reviews
77%
13 reviews
80%
6 reviews
Other Expert Sites
75%
2,435 reviews
75%
2,002 reviews
73%
1,421 reviews
70%
901 reviews
76%
768 reviews
51%
3 reviews
Average
79%
4,440 reviews
78%
3,744 reviews
81%
2,493 reviews
76%
1,563 reviews
84%
1,433 reviews
56%
4 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Rollei Digital Cameras Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we couldn't find any industry awards for Rollei digital cameras. The table below shows the number of awards received by the most popular digital camera brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Compare all award winning digital cameras

Number of Awards Canon Nikon Sony Samsung Panasonic Rollei
PhotographyBlog.com logo
106
112
53
40
38
Ephotozine logo
69
75
40
25
40
Lydogbilde.no logo
33
58
34
13
56
Camera Labs logo
88
43
33
26
Trusted Reviews logo
27
28
17
13
16
DP Review logo
31
28
22
5
13
CNET.com logo
31
32
16
9
11
photoreview.com.au logo
29
17
24
4
23
Pocket Lint logo
23
21
16
7
23
01net.com logo
15
19
22
8
20
What Digital Camera logo
24
17
17
9
15
Digitaltrends.com logo
26
20
21
8
5
Expert Reviews logo
20
18
9
5
16
reviewed.com logo
14
13
16
5
9
buy-n-shoot.com logo
20
9
14
8
3
Digital Versus logo
9
8
14
3
12
M3.idg.se logo
12
15
7
6
6
PC Mag logo
13
15
14
2
2
letsgodigital.org/nl/ logo
20
14
5
3
2
dkamera.de logo
21
10
7
5
Other Expert Sites
330
286
233
116
162
Total
961
858
634
289
503

How Reliable Are Rollei Digital Cameras?

We checked over 130,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Rollei digital cameras. 10 of these reviews mention reliability of which 91% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Rollei digital camera owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

91% of reviewers think Rollei digital cameras are reliable.

So, most people think that Rollei digital cameras are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Rollei digital cameras that mention reliability:

RELIABLE

The Rollei 500 Sunrise has plenty of great features—it's waterproof straight out of the box
Digital Versus
pretty robust
Amazon

NOT RELIABLE

not as robust as it looks
amazon.co.uk

What is the Best Mid-Range Rollei Digital Camera?

Rollei 350 WiFi

£188.67
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Rollei 350 WiFi
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16MP
4608 X 3456
PIXELS IMAGE
RESOLUTION
35x
OPTICAL ZOOM
FULL HD VIDEO
RESOLUTION
1s
CAMERA
477g
3"
SCREEN

A great mid range choice, priced at £188.67 is the Rollei 350 WiFi, which has a Kagoo Score of 72.

Features We Love:
Huge optical zoom (35x)
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution (1920x1080 pixels)
Image stabiliser
Supports Wi-Fi
Big internal memory (79MB)

A fully featured and optical zoom 477g digital camera. It has an image stabiliser and a maximum video resolution of 1920x1080 pixels and supports Wi-Fi.

83
Features
Fully-Featured
78
Age
3 Years Old
72
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Rollei Powerflex 350 WiFi UNBOXING
Rollei Powerflex 350 WiFi UNBOXING
Test mit der Rollei 350 wifi
Test mit der Rollei 350 wifi

The cheapest price that we could find for the 350 WiFi in the UK is £188.67 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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What is the Best High End Rollei Digital Camera?

Rollei 400

£40.49
Amazon UK
Rollei 400
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Rollei 400
14MP
4288 X 3216
PIXELS IMAGE
RESOLUTION
5x
OPTICAL ZOOM
1280 X 720
PIXELS VIDEO
RESOLUTION
104g
6x
DIGITAL ZOOM
2.75"
SCREEN

If you're looking for a high end Rollei digital camera then the Rollei 400 takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 74, but is a bit more expensive at £40.49.

Features We Love:
ok optical zoom (5x)
Image stabiliser
Features smile detection
Lighter than average (104g)
Built-in flash

An amazingly light weight and classic 5x optical zoom camera, good for landscape photography. It has an image stabiliser, a built-in flash and a digital zoom of 6x and features smile detection.

81
Reviews
3 Reviews
70
Features
Good Features
63
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
77
Value for Money
Very Good
68
Age
8 Years Old
74
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Multiple reviews mentioned that Rollei 400 has good expert reviews but below average user reviews with an average overall rating of 54%.

Rollei Actioncam 400 Review - Low Budget Actioncam [DE]
Rollei Actioncam 400 Review - Low Budget Actioncam [DE]
Rollei Actioncam 400, First test (HD video 720p !)
Rollei Actioncam 400, First test (HD video 720p !)
Unterwasserkamera-Tackeltest 2 Action und Spotcam Rollei 400
Unterwasserkamera-Tackeltest 2 Action und Spotcam Rollei 400
Rollei Actioncam 400 unboxing and review German language
Rollei Actioncam 400 unboxing and review German language
Going to work (Rollei Actioncam 400 test)
Going to work (Rollei Actioncam 400 test)
Rollei Actioncam 400 test » BesteProduct
Rollei Actioncam 400 test » BesteProduct
Rollei Actioncam 400 test underwater
Rollei Actioncam 400 test underwater
Test av Rollei 400
Test av Rollei 400
Test du rollei actioncam 400 en VTT
Test du rollei actioncam 400 en VTT
Rollei 400 infrared & Hoya R72  review in Singapore : Leica M6 & Noctilux
Rollei 400 infrared & Hoya R72 review in Singapore : Leica M6 & Noctilux
Audi S4 Soundtest mit Rollei 400 Action Cam
Audi S4 Soundtest mit Rollei 400 Action Cam
Rollei Powerflex 400 720p kameran testi ja unboksaus
Rollei Powerflex 400 720p kameran testi ja unboksaus
Cforce 550 - Test mit ActionCam Rollei 400
Cforce 550 - Test mit ActionCam Rollei 400
Rollei Actioncam 400 Test
Rollei Actioncam 400 Test
Rollei Actioncam 400 review [limba romana]
Rollei Actioncam 400 review [limba romana]
Rollei Actioncam 400 Test Video
Rollei Actioncam 400 Test Video
NovaX 350 - Testflug mit Rollei 400 Cam 1080p30
NovaX 350 - Testflug mit Rollei 400 Cam 1080p30
Test Rollei Actioncam 400 - Schlangenfütterung, Wolken in Celle
Test Rollei Actioncam 400 - Schlangenfütterung, Wolken in Celle
Rollei 400 infrared & Hoya R72  review in Singapore : Leica M6 & Noctilux
Rollei 400 infrared & Hoya R72 review in Singapore : Leica M6 & Noctilux
Test Rollei Actioncam 400 - Baumpython Zeitraffer Fütterung (time lapse)
Test Rollei Actioncam 400 - Baumpython Zeitraffer Fütterung (time lapse)
AOM STREET FOOTBALL-ROLLEI 400 TEST
AOM STREET FOOTBALL-ROLLEI 400 TEST
UNBOXING: Rollei Actioncam 400
UNBOXING: Rollei Actioncam 400
Rollei 400 Test im LKW
Rollei 400 Test im LKW
Teste de la Rollei Actioncam 400
Teste de la Rollei Actioncam 400
Test Rollei 400 Zeitraffer & Video Modus (Lüneburg)
Test Rollei 400 Zeitraffer & Video Modus (Lüneburg)
Testar Rollei 400
Testar Rollei 400
Teste rollei 400
Teste rollei 400
Rollei Actioncam 400 erster Test
Rollei Actioncam 400 erster Test
Rollei Actioncam 400 vs. 40-Bugs-China-Cam TEST
Rollei Actioncam 400 vs. 40-Bugs-China-Cam TEST

The cheapest price that we could find for the 400 in the UK is £40.49 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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What is the Best Budget Choice Rollei Digital Camera?

Rollei Sportsline 100

£122.31
Amazon UK
Rollei Sportsline 100
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Rollei Sportsline 100
20MP
5152 X 3864
PIXELS IMAGE
RESOLUTION
4x
OPTICAL ZOOM
1280 X 720
PIXELS VIDEO
RESOLUTION
1
MINIMUM
6,400
MAXIMUM ISO
162g
10m
WATERPROOF
2.7"
SCREEN

At only £122.31 and with a Kagoo Score of 72 the Rollei Sportsline 100 makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
High megapixels (20MP)
Tiny optical zoom (4x)
Smaller than average minimum aperture number (1)
5152 x 3864 pixels image resolution
Features smile detection

A bargain price and good spec 4x optical zoom digital camera, good for portrait photography. It has a shock resistant and a built-in flash, is waterproof and features smile detection.

75
Features
Good Features
75
Value for Money
Very Good
67
Age
5 Years Old
72
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Produkttest Rollei Sportsline 100 - Urlaubskamera mit Videofunktion
Produkttest Rollei Sportsline 100 - Urlaubskamera mit Videofunktion

The Rollei Sportsline 100 is 107.5mm wide, 66.1mm tall, 50.45mm deep and weighs 162g.

Rollei Sportsline 100 front view

The cheapest price that we could find for the Sportsline 100 in the UK is £122.31 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Rollei Digital Camera?
Is Rollei the Best Digital Camera Brand?
What Do the Rollei Digital Camera Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Rollei Digital Cameras Received?
How Reliable Are Rollei Digital Cameras?
What is the Best Mid-Range Rollei Digital Camera?
What is the Best High End Rollei Digital Camera?
What is the Best Budget Choice Rollei Digital Camera?

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