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The new Rollei Actioncam 5S WiFi is a Full HD action camera with a 175-degree ultra-wide angle lens, a 14-megapixel CMOS sensor and integrated Wi-Fi. The latter feature allows the camera to be controlled remotely, using a tablet or smart phone. The wireless radio remote control has a range of 10 metres. The Rollei Actioncam 5S WiFi has an all-weather protective case, which is shockproof from heights of up to three metres and waterproof down to a depth of 60 metres. The Rollei 5S WiFi Outdoor and Motorbike editions will be available in stores from the beginning of June for a recommended retail price of €349.95.
Rollei Press Release
Innovative Actioncam sets new standards: two awesome editions of the Rollei 5S WiFi!
Hamburg 4 April 2013 – The new Rollei Actioncam 5S WiFi is an absolute must-have for all athletes wanting to see the path they have just taken to reach the summit cross or the slopes behind them in astounding picture quality – and in real time. With a range of up to 50 metres, the Rollei 5S WiFi is the result of constant further development. The two Outdoor and Motorbike editions are perfectly designed for all sporting activities. This extremely sophisticated accessory sets new standards.
Truly innovative: adventure lovers can use the Rollei Actioncam 5S WiFi to access the camera via their smartphone or tablet PC. They can even view and share videos and photos in real time – made possible by the integrated WiFi and corresponding app (for iOS and Android). So you can share your exciting adventures in real time on social networks. The Rollei 5S WiFi is more than just a video camera – it records action and reproduces your adventures unaltered and in perfect detail. The camera features an external TFT display, offering live image control for those athletes who simply want to watch what they’ve filmed.
Crystal clear: the 175-degree wide-angle lens makes sure your adventures are always in perfect focus. Full HD resolution (1080p) guarantees breath-taking results in optimal quality. You can even up the frame rate to 60 fps (1080i) to capture crystal clear slow-motion images. The video time lapse function gives you a whole new outlook for video recordings and boasts intervals from 0.5 to 30 seconds, which can even be set in infinite loops! The new special lens produces consistently clear images. The seven-times multilayer coating enables a translucency of 99 per cent.
Safe as houses: in its protective case the Rollei 5S WiFi is shockproof from heights of up to three metres and waterproof down to a depth of 60 metres. Coupled with the 14-megapixel CMOS sensor and the 10-times digital zoom, you are guaranteed fantastic colours in your videos and photos - even under water. Weighing in at just 80 grams (not including the battery and case), you can take the Rollei 5S WiFi with you wherever you go, and whatever the weather!
Sheer versatility: the technical settings options, such as continuous shooting, fast shot photos and the self-timer function set no limits on your creativity. The integrated noise reduction feature with separate external microphone input ensures excellent sound quality. The wireless radio remote control has a range of 10 metres, giving you the freedom to move. The camera features a laser pointer to help you with orientation and alignment.
At a glance: Aperture F = 2.8 | LCD: 15x9 mm | External TFT display: 3.6 cm / 1.4” (360 x 240 pixels) | Slot for micro SD memory cards up to 64 GB | Photo data format: JPG | Video: MOV (H.264) | TV: NTSC/PAL | System requirements: Microsoft Windows XP, Vista, Win 7 or later | Mac OS X | HDMI, USB, AV output, external microphone input | up to 2.5 hours recording time with fully-charged battery (without backup battery) | rechargeable lithium-ion battery.
The Rollei 5S WiFi Outdoor and Motorbike editions will be available in stores from the beginning of June for a recommended retail price of EUR 349.95.