Three New Rollei Bullet HD Action Camcorders

January 26, 2012 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Digital Video Cameras | Comment |

Rollei has announced three new Bullet HD action camcorders. The Rollei Bullet HD Pro (€199.95) is a Full HD device in a waterproof black aluminium housing boasting a 170-degree fisheye lens and the capability to take stills at an (interpolated) resolution of 20 megapixels. The Rollei Bullet HD 2 (€149.95) is a 720p HD camcorder that’s also shock- and waterproof, and comes with a similar lens and a 12-megapixel sensor. Finally, the Rollei Bullet HD Lite 2 (€99.95) is an HD camcorder with a 135-degree ultra-wideangle lens and a 5-megapixel sensor. Each new Rollei Bullet HD model ships with a travel case and a comprehensive accessory pack, and each is compatible with the optional (€69.95) Rollei Bullet Remote kit. Availability is slated for April.

Rollei Press Release

The three new Rollei Bullet HD Action Camcorders are up for anything!

Hamburg, January 2012

Right at the start of 2012, following the successful introduction of the Rollei Bullet HD, Rollei launches three new Bullet HD Action Camcorders onto the market.

Rollei Bullet HD Pro 1080p

This small, high-definition camcorder (dimensions approx. 32x104mm) comes in a classic black aluminium housing for the first time with a resolution of 1920x1080 pixels (Full HD).Fabulous 20-megapixel (5472x3648) photo quality as well as 30 images per second in full-HD (1080p) mode or 60 images per second in HD mode (720p) guarantee first-class action movies.Thanks to a 170-degree fisheye lens you no longer miss any of the action.The video recording or photo functions are operated with a simple press of the power button, which has an LED as well as vibration as input confirmation.

The “Photo Capture Mode” allows the camcorder to snap a photo automatically every two seconds.With its robust aluminium housing this camcorder is ideally suited to water sports and snorkelling (waterproof up to 10 meters) and a special sound cap gives first class-sound above the water’s surface.Digital video stabilization allows you to take successful movies of all sporting activities.Weighing in at just 100 grams (104 grams without battery), this camcorder is an absolute lightweight.The rechargeable lithium ion battery (1000mAH) lasts up to two hours, and memory cards (Micro-SD/Class 6) with a capacity of up to 32 GB can be used.

As well as the large accessory pack and travel case which are included, optional professional accessories are also available such as the Rollei Bullet Remote Kit, with which you easily control your Bullets by remote control.The Rollei Bullet Remote Kit has a range of up to 10 metres.

The Rollei Bullet Watch Kit, which enables you to watch your videos on a display on a wrist watch, is scheduled for the product launch in the Summer.

Rollei Bullet HD 2

Finally it’s here: The Bullet HD 2, the successor to the well-known Bullet HD.It boasts a 170-degree optical fisheye lens, faster Photo Capture Mode (a photo is taken every two seconds), improved video and photo quality, vibration as input confirmation for the first time, as well as a bigger accessory pack.The Bullet HD2 has impressive technical data such as 12 megapixels (1/2.5 HD CMOS sensor), HD video resolution of 720p (1280x720) and 30 frames per second.The small camcorder is operated with just one button with an LED.Withstands rain, cold, ice and snow ? The Bullet HD 2 doesn’t go belly-up even when scuba diving (waterproof down to 10 metres and shockproof). It features a comprehensive package of extras including a large travel case, and it is also compatible with the remote-control Rollei Bullet Remote Kit.

Rollei Bullet HD Lite 2

The Rollei Bullet HD Lite 2 comes in three vibrant colours, silver, red and blue and is waterproof down to 10 metres.An integrated microphone and a waterproof sound cap allow sound recordings above and below the water’s surface.The camcorder now takes a photo every two seconds (previously every three seconds) and the vibration serves as input confirmation.A resolution of 720p (1280x720) and 30 frames per second ensure that you are able to capture your action adventures in optimum quality.A 135-degree wide angle lens enables photos and recordings from unusual perspectives.The Rollei Bullet HD Lite 2 also can also be operated using the Rollei Bullet Watch and the remote-control Rollei Bullet Remote Kit. A comprehensive accessory pack with a small travel case is included in the package.

Availability and price:

All three new Bullet HD Camcorders will be available in stores from April 2012:

-    The Rollei Bullet HD Pro 1080p will be available in a black aluminium housing for a recommended retail price of EUR 199.95.
-    The Rollei Bullet HD 2 also comes in a black aluminium housing for an RRP of EUR 149.95.
-    The Rollei Bullet HD Lite 2 will be available in the colours silver, red and blue for an RRP of EUR 99.95.
-    The Rollei Bullet Remote Kit will be available for an RRP of EUR 69.95.

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