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GE A1255

GE A1255
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A good spec but 5 year old compact digital camera
Compact 12.2MP 5x Yes Mar 2013
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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GE A1255 Review

With very good features, we have scored the GE A1255 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:
Average optical zoom
Average minimum aperture number
Looking for A dependable and feature-rich camera for all occasions the a1255 will enlighten your thinking about compact cameras.\<br>\\packed inside the compact body is an outstanding 12-megapixel sensor fronted with A 5x optical zoom lens for pictures with finest detail taken from afar to close-up. with the intelligent LCD and intuitive layout, reviewing and editing pictures becomes so easy.\<br>\\this all-in-one 12-megapixel camera contains A host of advanced features making it the star of the class.\<br>\\unique features such as the the following help deliver crisp photos at the perfect moment.\<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 4000 x 3000 pixels image resolution

GE A1255 Video Reviews

GE A1255 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Lower Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the GE A1255 of only 12.2MP is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is lower than 78% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the GE A1255 is 4000 x 3000 pixels. That's 25% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most common resolution. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Average Optical Zoom

The GE A1255's optical zoom of 5x is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 42% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Video Resolution

The GE A1255 has a maximum video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. That's 85% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels digital camera, which is the most common resolution. Across all cameras the best resolution is 3840 x 3840 pixels and the worst is 160 x 120 pixels. A video resolution of 640 x 480 is known as VGA.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the GE A1255 of 3 is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 72% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The GE A1255 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 A1255 has a built-in flash. 68% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Very Light

The weight of the GE A1255 of only 140g is lighter than 72% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The lightest digital camera is 50g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The internal memory of the GE A1255 of only 18MB is smaller than 75% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The average internal memory of all digital cameras is 50MB, with the smallest being 1MB and the biggest being 700MB.

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Very Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the GE A1255 of 35mm is very long compared to most other cameras. It is in the longest 3% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 180 Battery Life

The GE A1255 is a camera that takes 180 shots battery life. Most of the other digital cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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Smaller Than Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor sizes of cameras range from 0.25" to 1.5", and the average image sensor size is 0.47". The image sensor size of the GE A1255 of only 0.429" is smaller than 87% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The GE A1255's digital zoom of 5.7x is bigger than 76% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. Cameras have digital zooms of between 1x and 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

Like most other cameras, the GE A1255 does not feature bluetooth. 95% of cameras do not feature bluetooth.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the GE A1255 of only 2.7" is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 15% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The display diagonals of cameras range from 1" to 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Only 320 X 240 Pixels Video Resolution

The GE A1255 supports a maximum video resolution of 320 x 240 pixels. That's 96% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels 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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Features Smile Detection

The GE A1255 features smile detection. 89% of cameras do not feature smile detection.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The GE A1255 does not support Full HD video. 76% of cameras also do not support Full HD video.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The GE A1255 supports a maximum still image resolution of 640 x 480. That's 90% lower still image resolution than a 1712 x 1712 digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by digital cameras. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

The average maximum memory card size of all digital cameras is 43GB, with the smallest being 1GB and the largest being 260GB. The maximum memory card size of the GE A1255 of only 16GB is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 68% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

ge a1255sl, ge a1255bk, ge a1255rd

Barcodes:

00810027015471, 00810027015488, 00810027015495

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