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GE A1250
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GE A1250
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83
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Value for Money
Very Good
80
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and critically acclaimed 5x optical zoom digital camera, with an affordable price. It has an image stabiliser, a built-in flash and a digital zoom of 5.7x and features smile detection.
Features We Love:
ok optical zoom (5x)
ok minimum aperture number (3)
Image stabiliser
Features smile detection
Built-in flash
12.2MP
5x
OPTICAL ZOOM
640 X 480
PIXELS VIDEO
RESOLUTION
3
MINIMUM
1s
CAMERA
145g
5.7x
DIGITAL ZOOM
2.5"
SCREEN
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With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have ranked the GE A1250 number 163 across all digital cameras and number 444 in best selling cameras.

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Kagoo Score
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Reviews
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Features
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Value for Money

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 80?

our review analysis indicates that it has great expert reviews with an average expert rating of 90%.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering.
This GE digital camera has some great features:
Ok optical zoom
Ok minimum aperture number
Has an image stabiliser
Features smile detection
Pan-Capture panorama
Auto scene detection
Blink detection
Smile detection

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Average Review Score

3.6 stars (1 review)

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How Good Are GE Digital Cameras?

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Features

Key Reasons For and Against

ok optical zoom
ok minimum aperture number
Has an image stabiliser
Features smile detection
Has a built-in flash
Very light
Big digital zoom
Has an auto Exposure (AE) lock
Very long minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)
Smaller than average maximum aperture number
ok camera shutter speed
Lower than average megapixels
Only 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution
Does not feature bluetooth
Does not support Full HD video
Smaller than average display diagonal
Only 140 battery life
Only 1/2 to 1/2.5" image sensor size
Only 320 x 240 pixels video resolution
Only 640 x 480 still image resolution
Lower Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the GE A1250 of only 12.2MP is lower than 72% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The megapixels of cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 15MP.

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ok Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the GE A1250 of 5x is ok compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 47% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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ok Minimum Aperture Number

The GE A1250's minimum aperture number of 3 is ok compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 5% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The GE A1250 has an image stabiliser, as do 71% of cameras.

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ok Camera Shutter Speed

The GE A1250's camera shutter speed of 0.0005s is ok compared to most other cameras. It is in the longest 63% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920x1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as Full HD.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

Like most other cameras, the GE A1250 does not feature bluetooth. 92% of cameras do not feature bluetooth.

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Features Smile Detection
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The GE A1250 features smile detection, which is unusual. 88% of cameras do not feature smile detection.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The GE A1250 does not support Full HD video. 71% of cameras also do not support Full HD video.

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Has a Built-in Flash
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The GE A1250 has a built-in flash, as do 75% of cameras.

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Very Light
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The weight of the GE A1250 of only 145g is lighter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is lighter than 66% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Cameras have weights of between 50g and 2.7kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

Cameras have display diagonals of between 1" and 7.5", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The display diagonal of the GE A1250 of only 2.5" is smaller than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 11% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Big Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the GE A1250 of 5.7x is bigger than 76% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The digital zooms of cameras range from 1x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x.

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Only 140 Battery Life

The GE A1250 is a digital camera that takes 140 shots battery life.

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Only 1/2 to 1/2.5" Image Sensor Size

This camera has a 1/2.3" image sensor size, which is typical of many cameras.

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Only 320 X 240 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the GE A1250 is 320 x 240 pixels. That's 96% lower video resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels. The best resolution of all digital cameras is 4096 x 2160 pixels and the worst is full hd 1080p pixels.

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Has an Auto Exposure (AE) Lock

The GE A1250 has an auto Exposure (AE) lock. 73% of digital cameras do not have an auto Exposure (AE) lock.

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Very Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the GE A1250 of 35mm is longer than 96% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the GE A1250 of only 4.7 is in the smallest 17% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The GE A1250 supports a maximum still image resolution of 640 x 480. That's 98% lower still image resolution than a 4320 x 3240 camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by cameras. Digital cameras resolutions range from 2992 x 2000 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Value for Money

Value for Money

We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A digital camera with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

We have analysed the GE A1250, and ranked it:

Poor Value For Money
This digital camera is both low quality and a high price, making it very poor value for money.

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GE A1250
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Price

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $55.99 it is still cheaper than 96% of digital cameras.

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Frequently Asked Questions About the GE A1250

QWhat is the optical zoom of the GE A1250?
AThe GE A1250 uses interchangeable lenses and the optical zoom depends on which lens you use.
QWhat is the weight of the GE A1250?
AThe GE A1250 is a 145 grams digital camera.
QWhat is the camera type of the GE A1250?
AThe GE A1250 is a compact digital camera.
QWhat is the megapixels of the GE A1250?
AThe GE A1250 is a 12.2 megapixels digital camera.
QDoes the GE A1250 have an image stabiliser?
AThe GE A1250 uses interchangeable lenses and whether it has an image stabiliser depends on which lens you use.
QWhat is the image sensor size of the GE A1250?
AThe GE A1250 has a 1/2 to 1/2.5 image sensor size.
QWhat is the sensor type of the GE A1250?
AThe GE A1250 has a ccd sensor type.
QWhat is the colour of the GE A1250?
AThe GE A1250 is a red digital camera.
QWhat is the digital zoom of the GE A1250?
AThe GE A1250 has a digital zoom of 5.7 times zoom factor.
QWhat is the minimum aperture number of the GE A1250?
AThe GE A1250 uses interchangeable lenses and the minimum aperture number depends on which lens you use.
QDoes the GE A1250 feature smile detection?
AYes, the GE A1250 features smile detection.
QWhat is the camera shutter speed of the GE A1250?
AThe GE A1250 has a camera shutter speed of 1/2000 second.
QDoes the GE A1250 support Full HD video?
ANo, the GE A1250 does not support Full HD video.
QWhat is the maximum video resolution of the GE A1250?
AThe GE A1250 has a maximum video resolution of 640 x 480.
QWhat is the display diagonal of the GE A1250?
AThe GE A1250 has a display diagonal of 2.5 inches.
QDoes the GE A1250 have a touchscreen?
ANo, the GE A1250 does not have a touchscreen.
QDoes the GE A1250 feature bluetooth?
ANo, the GE A1250 does not feature bluetooth.
QDoes the GE A1250 have a built-in flash?
AYes, the GE A1250 has a built-in flash.
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GE A1250 Specification

Key Features
Optical Zoom
Weight
Camera Type
Megapixels
Picture Quality
Image Stabiliser
Image Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution
Sensor Type
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Design
Colour
Lens System
Digital Zoom
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (F-F)
Lens Structure (Elements/groups)
Focusing
Smile Detection
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range (Wide)
Manual Focusing Range (Wide)
Manual Focusing Range (Tele)
Focus Adjustment
Macro Focusing Range (Tele)
Focus
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Camera Shutter Speed
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (Tele)
Flash Range (Wide)
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Recording
Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
HD Type
Audio
Built-in Microphone
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Memory Card Size
Compatible Memory Card
Display
Display Diagonal
Touchscreen
Display Resolution
Second Display
Display
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
USB Version
Camera
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Camera Playback
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Battery Technology
Battery Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life
Battery Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Networking
Bluetooth
Other Features
Energy Star Certified
Video Capability
Power Source Type
Built-in Flash
USB 2.0 Port
Interface
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Lens Focal Range
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
Digital SLR

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

brand optical57x, brand a1250, ge a1250bk, ge a1250sl, brand 122m

Barcodes

 00810027012371,  00810027012388,  00810027012395,  00810027012401,  00810027016980

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