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GE X450
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GE X450 Digital Camera

16.15MP 25x CCD Aug 2013
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
The new X450 is packed full of features and a long zoom lens that makes taking quality photos a cinch. A wide-angle lens captures more in every frame and the convenient Eye-Fi compatibility*... More
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19 Reasons For

Good Size

One person wrote in their reviews that it was compact. Pc Mag said in their review of this digital camera on PC Mag “Fairly compact”.

Good Technical Features

One customer concluded that it had good features.

Good Quality Lens

One GE X450 owner wrote in their reviews that the product had a good lens. Pc Mag said “Reasonably sharp lens” however they only gave the product a score of 3 stars. One customer mentioned in their reviews that it had a good zoom.

Robust

One person said in their reviews that this digital camera was well made. Pcmag.com said in their GE X450 review on PC Mag “The General Electric X450 ($149.99) is a budget-priced superzoom that feels quite solid, despite cutting some corners to hit its price point” although they only scored this digital camera 50 out of 100.

Good Quality Pictures

One GE X450 owner who purchased the GE X450 considered that it was able to produce good images. Two years ago Pcmag.com said “In bright light its 16-megapixel images are decent.”.

GE Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

GE has good average reviews for its bridge cameras as well as across its entire digital camera range compared to other brands.

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CCD Sensor Type

This camera has a CCD sensor type, which is typical of many bridge cameras that are a similar age to it. CCD sensors produce high quality, low-noise images but consume a lot more power than CMOS sensors. CCD is the most common image sensor type used in digital cameras.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

Like most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the X450, the GE X450 has an image stabiliser.

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SD Memory Card

This camera supports an SD|SDHC memory card, which is typical of many cameras of a similar type and age to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

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Light

The weights of bridge cameras that have been around for more than two years range from 100g to 910g. With a weight of only 333 grams, the GE X450 is one of the lighter bridge cameras that came out around the same time as the X450 amongst digital cameras of this age.

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Four Supported Batteries

The GE X450 has more supported batteries than most of the bridge cameras that have been around for around the same time as the X450. This camera is a four supported battery camera compared to most of the cameras that were released more than two years ago which only have between one and three supported batteries.

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Has Five White Balance Modes

The number of white balance modes found on the GE X450 is more than most digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the X450. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Fluorescent" and "Manual" are also found on this GE camera.

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4608 X 3072 Still Image Resolution

The GE X450 has a higher still image resolution than most cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. This digital camera has a 4608 x 3072 still image resolution, whereas most bridge cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 1920 x 1080 still image resolution. This camera also have still image resolutions of - 3648 x 2736, - 2592 x 1944, - 2048 x 1536, - 640 x 480, - 4608 x 3072 and - 4608 x 2592 and - 1920 x 1080. Bridge cameras that have been available for more than two years still image resolutions range from 640 x 360 to 4608 x 3456.

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Short

Bridge cameras that came out around the same time as the X450 have heights of between 52mm and 120mm, and the average height is 85mm. The GE X450 is one of the shorter bridge cameras that were released more than two years ago (only 77.7 millimeters) amongst bridge cameras of this age.

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Narrow

With a width of only 113.6 millimeters, the GE X450 is one of the narrower digital cameras of this age and type amongst digital cameras of this age. The widths of similar spec cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the X450 range from 41mm to 140mm, and the average width is 120mm.

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Supports Eight ISO Speeds

The number of ISO speeds supported by the GE X450 is more than most digital cameras that were released around the same time as it. The most commonly supported ISO speed is 160, but this ISO speed is not supported by this camera. The ISO speeds 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 and Auto are also supported by this GE digital camera.

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± 2EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This camera has a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is the most commonly found light exposure correction on cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many bridge cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Supports One Power Source

The GE X450 has a greater number of power sources than most similar spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This camera supports a Battery power source, which is the most frequently supported power source supported by cameras that were released around the same time as the X450.

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14 Reasons Against

Poor Expert Reviews

This GE camera received a rating of 50% from expert review site PC Mag. The expert review sites don't rate this bridge camera digital camera very highly.

Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

Most of the other bridge cameras that have been around for around the same time as the X450 have a built-in flash, however the GE X450 does not have a built-in flash.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the X450 support Full HD video, however the GE X450 does not support Full HD video.

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Does Not Support Video Recording

Like most of the other digital cameras of this type and age, the GE X450 does not support video recording.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other bridge cameras that came out more than two years ago, the GE X450 is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Most similar spec cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the X450 do not support WiFi connectivity. The GE X450 is no exception to this as it too does not support WiFi connectivity.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other digital cameras of this age and type, the GE X450 is not waterproof.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Most bridge cameras that have been available for around the same time as the X450 do not have a GPS. The GE X450 is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS.

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Very Small Screen Size

With a screen size of only 2.7 inches, the GE X450 has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst digital cameras of this age. The average screen size of bridge cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the X450 is 3", and the screen sizes range from 2.7" to 3".

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Quite Low Display Resolution

The lowest display resolution of digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago is 460 pixels, the highest is 1,500,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 510,000 pixels. At only 23,000 pixels, the GE X450 has a very low display resolution compared to most of the other bridge cameras that are a comparable age to the X450.

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Only Features Four Flash Modes

The GE X450 has a greater number of flash modes than most bridge cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This GE camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on bridge cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the X450. The flash modes "Forced on", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this camera.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of bridge cameras that are a comparable age to the X450 is 8MB and the biggest is 200MB. When compared to other digital cameras that were released more than two years ago that we have checked the internal memory of, the GE X450's internal memory of only 8 megabytes is one of the smallest.

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Only 320 X 240 Pixels Video Resolution

The GE X450 supports a maximum video resolution of 320 x 240 pixels. That's 75% less video resolution than a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by digital cameras of this age and type. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this digital camera.

This camera's video resolution (320 x 240 pixels) is actually the worst supported video resolution across all bridge cameras that were released more than two years ago.

Across similar types of camera the best supported video resolution is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Only 300 Shots Per Battery Charge

The GE X450 is a camera that takes 300 shots shots per battery charge. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the X450 take between 180 and 599 shots per battery charge.

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4 Other reasons to consider the GE X450

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when GE released the X450.

Average Optical Zoom

The GE X450 has a pretty standard optical zoom (25 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the X450.

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Average Megapixel Count

The GE X450 has a relatively typical megapixel count (16.15 megapixels) compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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Average Digital Zoom

The GE X450 has a relatively standard digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Total Megapixel Count
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens Structure
Focusing
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range
Light Exposure
ISO Speed
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Video Resolution
HD Type
Audio
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Display Resolution
Ports & Interfaces
USB Connector Type
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
White Balance Mode
Scene Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Shot Per Battery Charge

Expert Reviews

(1)
26 March 2014

The General Electric X450 digital camera features a long zoom lens for a budget price, but speed and image quality at higher ISOs are issues...

Fairly compact
Reasonably sharp lens
25x zoom range
Inexpensive
Slow performer
Image quality suffers greatly at moderate ISO
Dated rear display
Video limited to 720p

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ge x450b, ge x450bk
Barcodes 00846951005646, 08469510056464

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