Rollei, a German manufacturer of optical goods has recently launched its latest pocket camcorder the Movieline Live 100 WiFi. It is a compact camera with a dimension of 58 x 112 x 17 mm and weighs about 105 grams excluding the battery. With a 3 inch TFT-LCD touch-panel, it offers a 16x optical zoom capability. The gadget offers a small internal memory of 128 MB, which is expandable up to 64 GB through SDXC cards.
Equipped with a 1/3.2″ CMOS sensor, the camcorder has a 5 megapixel resolution and an aspect ratio of 16:9. The gadget boasts a mini USB port, a microSD card slot and a mini HDMI port. It has a capability to record 1080p Full HD videos at a rate of 30 frames per second. Additionally, the gadget features many intelligent shooting modes such as night mode or backlight, face recognition so that every moment is captured perfectly. The automatic image brightening function helps capturing dark image areas like shadows without affecting the light areas. The date-stamp feature helps marking the best photos automatically with the current date. It is powered by a 1050 mAH rechargeable Lithium-ion battery, which offers a battery life of up to 96 minutes at highest resolution.
The camcorder provides easy communication with WLAN-compatible equipments like computer, television, iPad, iPhone and Apple iPod touch. So, you can transfer videos to the internet or to your computer without a cable, or screen the videos live to a selected audience using the Ustream portal. To share your videos, you just have to scan the available networks and select internet access and social network. Now depending on the selected app, you can load movies or photos on Facebook, Twitter or YouTube without the help of a cable or computer.
The inclusive accessories that will be coming with the camcorder include a universal adapter, a bag and “Arcsoft Medialmpression 2” software. The camcorder comes in three color options including black, white and red colors. It is available for a price of around 149.90 Euro or 197 US dollars. It will be available in the market from February 2012.
Specs of Rollei Movieline Live 100 WiFi camcorder are listed below:
- 3 inch 16:9 TFT LCD touch panel
- 5.0 megapixel 1/3.2 CMOS sensor
- Dimensions: 58 x 112 x 17 mm
- Weight: 105 g (without battery and memory)
- Rechargeable Lithium-ion battery (BL-5C / 1050 mAH)
- Battery life of up to 96 minutes at highest resolution
- Memory Card Slot for Micro-SD/SDXC/SDHC cards up to 64 GB
- 1080p Full HD Camcorder with WiFi technology
- Wireless communication with Wi-Fi-enabled TVs and PCs
- Live broadcasts via USTREAM app (for iPad, iPod touch, iPhone and Android phones)
- Mini HDMI, Mini USB, Microphone out and Headphone ports
- Upload videos wirelessly, without PC on YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, etc.
- Time-lapse and slow motion
- Automatic image brightening
- Scene modes and date stamp
- Package includes universal adapter, bag and Arcsoft Media Impression 2 software