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GE A1235

GE A1235
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A good spec but 5 year old compact camera
Compact 12.2MP 3x Yes Aug 2012
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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GE A1235 Review

With very good features, we have scored the GE A1235 as follows:
77
Features
Good Features
67
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 67?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better digital cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Very small optical zoom
Average minimum aperture number
Featuring the exceptional 12-megapixel resolution sensor and 3x zoom, this compact camera delivers images with ultra-fine details for stunning enlargements.\<br>\\with a1235\'s blink and smile detection, the perfect moment can always be preserved. also, taking pictures with flash will never be A concern with the in-camera red-eye removal for natural, vivid portraits.\<br>\\behind its ultra clear 2.5 LCD is A host of advanced features including the following that makes this camera so impressive.\<br>\<br> pan-capture panorama \\wide-view photos are produced by panning the camera across to create A seamless panoramic picture.\
\<br> face detection \\face detection automatically focuses and optimizes exposure for sharp, brilliant pictures.\
\<br> auto scene detection \\automatically determines the appropriate scene type and optimizes exposure for sharp, vibrant pictures.\
\<br> image stabilization \\overcomes camera shake to help you take clearer, sharper pictures.\
\<br> blink detection \\blink detection alerts you if a subject\'s eyes were closed so you can immediately retake the picture.\
\<br> in-camera red-eye removal \\remove red-eye immediately while viewing images on the lcd.\
\<br> smile detection \\the shutter automatically releases when the smile appears so you can capture smiles the moment they happen.\
Lower than average megapixels
Only 640 x 480 pixels video resolution

How Big is the GE A1235?

The GE A1235 is 91.4mm wide and 61mm tall. It is 25.9mm deep and weighs 145g.

GE A1235 front dimensions
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GE A1235 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Lower Than Average Megapixels

Digital cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the GE A1235 of only 12.2MP is in the lowest 22% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The GE A1235's optical zoom of only 3x is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 81% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Video Resolution

The GE A1235 has a maximum video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. That's 85% lower video resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The worst resolution of all cameras is 160 x 120 pixels and the best is 3840 x 3840 pixels. A video resolution of 640 x 480 is known as VGA.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The GE A1235's minimum aperture number of 3 is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 25% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The GE A1235 has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The GE A1235 has a built-in flash. 68% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Very Light

The GE A1235's weight of only 145g is lighter than 70% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the cameras the weights range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The GE A1235's digital zoom of 5.7x is in the biggest 23% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The digital zooms of cameras range from 1x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The average internal memory of all digital cameras is 50MB, with the smallest being 1MB and the biggest being 700MB. The internal memory of the GE A1235 of only 24MB is smaller than 65% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 320 X 240 Pixels Video Resolution

The GE A1235 supports a maximum video resolution of 320 x 240 pixels. That's 96% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels digital camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 160 x 120 pixels and the best is 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The GE A1235 does not feature bluetooth, although it is worth noting that 95% of cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

Cameras have maximum memory card sizes of between 1GB and 260GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 43GB. The maximum memory card size of the GE A1235 of only 8GB is smaller than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 14% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all cameras is 2.9", with the smallest being 1" and the largest being 7.7". The GE A1235's display diagonal of only 2.5" is in the smallest 9% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The GE A1235 supports a maximum still image resolution of 640 x 480. That's 90% lower still image resolution than the most common resolution of 1712 x 1712. The worst resolution of all cameras is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Only 140 Battery Life

The GE A1235 is a camera that takes 140 shots battery life. Most of the other cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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Features Smile Detection

The GE A1235 features smile detection, which is unusual. 89% of cameras do not feature smile detection.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The GE A1235 does not support Full HD video. 76% of cameras also do not support Full HD video.

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Very Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The GE A1235's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 35mm is very long compared to most other cameras. It is longer than 98% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the GE A1235 of 0.435" is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 85% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

ge a1235bk

Barcodes:

00810027013002, 00810027013019, 00810027013026, 00810027013033

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