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GE C1440W Digital Camera

14.14MP 4x CCD Aug 2012
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
The Smart series from GE is packed with all the bells and whistles you could ever want in a compact, AA battery camera. The C1440W boasts more features than ever before, with a 27mm wide-angle... More
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13 Reasons For

GE Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

GE has good average ratings for its compact cameras as well as across its entire digital camera range compared to other manufacturers.

CCD Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CCD sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago. 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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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many similar spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

Digital cameras with a better memory card type that might also be worth looking at include the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC and higher rated), or the Sony DSC-HX60[plb_2166574_price] (MicroSD (TransFlash and higher rated)|MicroSDHC|MicroSDXC|MS Duo|MS Micro (M2 and higher rated)|MS PRO Duo|MS PRO Duo HS|MS Pro-HG Duo|MS XC-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC and higher rated).

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Quite Big Digital Zoom

Compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the C1440W have digital zooms of between 1x and 810x. The GE C1440W has a quite big digital zoom (6 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the C1440W.

If you want a camera with a bigger digital zoom then you might also want to consider the Fujifilm FinePix JX660[plb_2442129_price] (7.2x) which is also higher rated.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The GE C1440W has an image stabilizer. Most of the other compact cameras that have been around for a similar time to the C1440W also have an image stabilizer.

There are a number of alternative cameras with an image stabilizer currently available which you might want to consider including the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The GE C1440W has a built-in flash. Most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the C1440W also have a built-in flash.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras with a built-in flash and we think the SeaLife DC1400 Pro Duo[plb_1829795_price], and the GE A1455[plb_1772760_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has Five White Balances

The GE C1440W has a greater number of white balance modes than most cameras of this type and age. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The white balances "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Incandescent" and "Manual" are also found on this digital camera.

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Two Number of Batteries Supporteds

The GE C1440W is a two number of batteries supported camera.

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4320 X 2880 Still Image Resolution(s)

The GE C1440W has a 4320 x 2880 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most similar spec cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. Most compact cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this digital camera have still image resolution(s)s of 1920 x 1080, 2048 x 1536, 2592 x 1944 and 3264 x 2448 and 4320 x 2432. Across all cameras that are a comparable age to the C1440W the best still image resolution is 5152 x 3864 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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Quite Small Maximum Aperture Number

At 6.6, the GE C1440W has a quite small maximum aperture number compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type. The biggest maximum aperture number of compact cameras that are a similar age to the C1440W is 1.8 and the smallest is 87.

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Quite Large Maximum Memory Card Size

With a maximum memory card size of 32 gigabytes, the GE C1440W has a quite large maximum memory card size compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the C1440W. Cameras that were released more than two years ago have maximum memory card sizes of between 1GB and 130GB.

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MOV Video Formats Supported

This camera supports a MOV video formats supported, which is typical of many compact cameras that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Light

The GE C1440W is fairly light (only 116 grams) compared to most of the other cameras that are a similar age to the C1440W. The average weight of cameras that were released more than two years ago is 170g.

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14 Reasons Against

Very Small Optical Zoom

At only 4 times zoom factor, the GE C1440W has a quite small optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to the C1440W. The optical zooms of comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the C1440W range from 3x to 63x.

We compared this camera to all the other 4x optical zoom digital cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price] is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a bigger optical zoom then you might want to consider the DMC-TS5[pl_1900903_price] (4.6x), or the DMC-XS3[pl_2003627_price] (5x) both from Panasonic or the Nikon Coolpix P310[plb_2119209_price] (4.2x) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Video Capability

The GE C1440W does not support video capability. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to the C1440W also do not support video capability.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most digital cameras of a similar age and type to the C1440W do not support Full HD video. The GE C1440W is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD video.

Alternative cameras which also support Full HD video that you might also want to consider include the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], or the Nikon Coolpix P330[plb_1724102_price] which is also higher rated.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

Comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the C1440W have display diagonals of between 1" and 4.8". The GE C1440W has a fairly small display diagonal (only 2.7 inches) compared to most of the other cameras that were released more than two years ago.

There are a number of other 2.7" screen cameras currently available which you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Sony DSC-WX80[plb_1621797_price].

If this camera display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might want to look at the GE J1455[plb_1773004_price] (3" and higher rated), the Panasonic DMC-SZ8[plb_2232116_price] (3" and higher rated), or the Nikon Coolpix P310[plb_2119209_price] (3" and higher rated).

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The GE C1440W does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other compact cameras that came out more than two years ago also do not support wi-Fi.

There are a number of other cameras which also support wi-Fi that you might also want to consider including the Galaxy Camera EK-GC110[pl_2083466_price], or the SAMSUNG WB150F[pl_1682907_price] both from Samsung.

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Not 3D

The GE C1440W is not 3D, although this is within the context that most of the other compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the C1440W are also not 3D.

If you are looking for a camera that is 3D then you might want to consider the Panasonic DMC-TZ30[plb_1847857_price], or the Nikon Coolpix P330[plb_1724102_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The GE C1440W does not have a GPS (satellite), although keep in mind that most of the other cameras that are a comparable age to the C1440W also do not have a GPS (satellite).

We compared all the other cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) to this camera and we think the Nikon Coolpix P330[plb_1724102_price], the Canon IXUS 140[plb_1561326_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ41[plb_2149949_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

Most compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the C1440W are not waterproof. The GE C1440W is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Only 140 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

The GE C1440W is a digital camera that takes 140 shots battery life (CIPA standard)s. Most of the other compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the C1440W take between 110 and 949 battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

When compared to other digital cameras of this spec and age, the internal memory of the GE C1440W of only 8 megabytes is one of the smallest. Across all the digital cameras that were released more than two years ago the internal memorys range from 6.9MB to 8.2GB.

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Only Has Four Shooting Modess

The GE C1440W has a greater number of shooting modes than most digital cameras of a similar age and spec to it. This GE digital camera has an Auto shooting modes, which is the most commonly found shooting modes found on similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the C1440W. The shooting modess "Manual", "Movie" and "Scene" are also found on this camera.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The shortest maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago is 18mm and the longest is 1,000mm. The GE C1440W has one of the shorter maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s (only 108 millimeters) amongst compact cameras of this age.

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Very Short Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

At only 4 seconds, the GE C1440W has a quite short slowest camera shutter speed compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. The shortest slowest camera shutter speed of compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the C1440W is 0.12s and the longest is 250s.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The GE C1440W has a greater number of supported image formats than most compact cameras that were released around the same time as it. This digital camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by compact cameras that are a similar age to the C1440W.

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2 Other reasons to consider the GE C1440W

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this compact camera digital camera was released.

Average Megapixel

The GE C1440W has a fairly average megapixel (14.14 megapixels) compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the C1440W.

If you want a camera with a higher megapixel then you might also want to consider the Panasonic DMC-TZ55[plb_2145740_price] (16MP and higher rated).

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Manual Focusing Range (wide)
Manual Focusing Range (tele)
Smile Detection
Focus
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Internal Memory
Maximum Memory Card Size
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Second Display
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
USB Connector Type
USB Connector
Camera
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Camera Playback
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Battery Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
Cables Included
Hand Strap
Quick Start Guide
Networking
Bluetooth
Other Features
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers c1440w, ge c1440, ge c1440w, ge c1440ws, ge c1440wr, ge c1440wb, ge c1440wbk, ge c1440wsl, ge c1440wrd
Barcodes 00846951003956, 00846951003963, 00846951003970
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