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GE G100 Digital Camera

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14.4MP 15x CMOS Jan 2013
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
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26 Reasons For

One Industry Award

The writer at one expert review site thought that this GE camera was great for its price. This camera received a "Best Value" award from Digicam Buyer.co.uk.

Good Size

A few customers said in their reviews that it was compact. Alex Tee mentioned on Amazon “This is a great camera its very compact for its size” in his review of this digital camera. Expert website Digitaltrends.com mentioned in their GE G100 review five years ago “It's a point-and-shoot in a compact system's clothing” . Expert review site Digicambuyer.co.uk said “The G100 moves away from the more automatic compact cameras” .

Good Value for Money

Digicam Buyer.co.uk highlighted in their review that this GE camera was great for its price.

Easy to Use

A few customers who reviewed the GE G100 mentioned that it was easy to use. Expert review site Gadgetspeak.com said “Only now do I have the pleasure of owning this remarkably handy soft drinks machine” and gave the GE G100 a rating of 80 out of 100.

Good Technical Features

A number of GE G100 owners who bought the product thought it had good features. Pcmag.com said in their GE G100 review on PC Mag five years ago “The GE G100 promises to deliver a wealth of features for a modest price.” but they gave it a rating of 2 stars. Ephotozine.com gave it a rating of 70 out of 100 and mentioned on expert website Ephotozine “The GE G100 offers plenty of features and is available for a decent price” in their review of the GE G100.

Good Battery Life

One person mentioned that it had a good battery life. Alex Tee wrote on Amazon “The battery life could be better needing charging more” and gave the GE G100 a score of 5 stars.

Nice Design

One GE G100 owner who purchased it wrote that it was good looking. Gadgetspeak.com wrote “Variety of flavours, easy to use, kids will go mad, flavours are pretty good” in their review of the GE G100.

Good Video Capture

One customer reckoned that this digital camera was good for video recording. Five years ago Gadgetspeak.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Takes a 14.4MP image which of course means it can also capture Full HD video”.

Robust

One customer thought the GE G100 was strong and durable. Expert review site Avhub.com.au said three years ago “Things are tough in the digital compact camera business at the moment” . One GE G100 owner who reviewed the product concluded that it was well made. Avhub.com.au mentioned three years ago “Solid LCD”.

Good Quality Lens

One person who reviewed the GE G100 said that it had a good zoom. Ephotozine.com gave the product a score of 4 stars and said “It has a 15x optical zoom lens, 14 megapixels”.

Good Support

One GE G100 reviewer said in their reviews that it had good technical guidance. Expert website Ephotozine.com said “It has full manual controls, 1080p HD vi” and scored the GE G100 70 out of 100.

Good Quality Pictures

Some GE G100 reviewers said in their reviews that it was able to produce good images. Two years ago Loveamazon said on Amazon “Photos didn't quite match impressive looking spec”. Loveamazon also said “Of the three cameras I'm afraid this one produce the least sharp image”.

A number of GE G100 owners wrote in their reviews that the GE G100 had a good picture resolution. Pcmag.com mentioned on expert review site PC Mag five years ago “Fast burst shooting” in their review of this digital camera but despite that they only gave this digital camera a score of 2 stars. Expert review site Gadgetspeak.com said in the same month “It has the ability to shoot 10FPS at full resolution”.

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Good Brand

GE is one of the superior camera manufacturers according to average expert and user reviews, and GE also has good reviews for its compact cameras.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the GE G100 has one of the larger display diagonals amongst cameras of this age. Across all the compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the G100 the display diagonals range from 1" to 4.8".

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 3" screen cameras currently available including the Sony DSC-H70, the Fujifilm F660EXR, or the Canon S120 ($449.66) which has better reviews.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory cards on digital cameras of this spec and age. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

Other digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available that you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the 28, or the 28 both from Nikon or the Olympus SP-820UZ.

If you want a camera with a better memory card type then you might also want to consider the Canon 105 (HC MMC+|MMC|MMC+|SD|SDHC|SDXC) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Big Digital Zoom

Across all the cameras of a comparable age and type to the G100 the digital zooms range from 1x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x. At 6 times zoom factor, the GE G100 has a fairly big digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras that are a similar age to the G100.

If this compact camera digital camera digital zoom is too small for you then you might also want to look at the DSC-WX350 ($264.99) (40x), or the DSC-HX60 ($375.65) (486x) both from Sony which is also higher rated.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The GE G100 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other compact cameras that are a comparable age to the G100 also have an image stabilizer.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other digital cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including because of it's better review score, the Sony DSC-WX10, the Olympus SP-820UZ, or the Nikon 28.

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

The average optical zoom of compact cameras that are a similar age to the G100 is 9.3x, and the optical zooms range from 3x to 63x. At 15 times zoom factor, the GE G100 has a fairly big optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras that were released more than two years ago.

Other 15x optical zoom digital cameras currently available that you might also want to consider include the Fujifilm F660EXR which has better reviews.

If you want a bigger optical zoom then you might want to consider the DSC-WX350 ($264.99) (20x), or the DSC-HX60 ($375.65) (30x) both from Sony or the Panasonic DMC-TZ55 (20x) which also has a higher rating.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The GE G100 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the G100.

Other digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available that you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Sony DSC-WX10, the Nikon Coolpix S5300 ($139.00), or the Olympus SP-820UZ.

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Has Six White Balances

The GE G100 has a greater number of white balance modes than most similar spec cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on compact cameras that were released more than two years ago. The white balances "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Fluorescent", "Incandescent" and "Manual" are also found on this GE camera.

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4320 X 2880 Still Image Resolution(s)

The GE G100 has a 4320 x 2880 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most cameras of this type and age. Most comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this 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 compact cameras that are a similar age to the G100 the worst still image resolution is 640 x 360 and the best is 5152 x 3864.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Compact cameras that are a similar age to the G100 have maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s of between 18mm and 1,000mm. At 420 millimeters, the GE G100 has a quite long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other compact cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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MOV Video Formats Supported

This camera supports a MOV video formats supported, which is typical of many cameras of this age and type.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the GE G100 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best video resolution amongst all digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the G100.

A 320 x 240 pixels maximum video resolution is the worst video resolution across similar types of camera.

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

The GE G100 has a wider light exposure correction than most compact cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it. This GE camera has a ± 3EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, whereas most compact cameras that were released more than two years ago have a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction.

This digital camera's light exposure correction (± 3EV (1/3EV step)) is in fact the best light exposure correction across all compact cameras that were released more than two years ago.

The worst light exposure correction across similar types of digital camera is ± 2EV (1/2EV step).

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolutions

The GE G100 supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). This GE digital camera also supports a video resolutions of 320 x 240 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). The worst video resolution of all cameras of a similar age and type to the G100 is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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18 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on six expert reviews from sites including Ephotozine, Digicam Buyer.co.uk, Pocket Lint and PC Mag this compact camera digital camera has an average expert rating of 69%.

Poor Product Quality

Several customers who purchased the product thought it was not good quality. Five years ago Pcmag.com said on expert website PC Mag “Its image quality is poor” in their review of the GE G100. Ephotozine.com said in their review of this digital camera on Ephotozine “Sadly image quality isn't fantastic and is slow in use, taking a while to switch on” yet they still rated the product 70 out of 100. Avhub.com.au mentioned “Poor image quality”.

Does Not Support Video Capability

Like most of the other cameras of this type and age, the GE G100 does not support video capability.

There are a number of other cameras which also support video capability which you might also want to look at including the DSC-H70, or the DSC-WX10 both from Sony or the Olympus SP-820UZ which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most cameras of a similar age and spec to the G100 do not support Full HD video. The GE G100 is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD video.

We think you might also be interested in alternative cameras which also support Full HD video including the DSC-WX10, or the DSC-WX350 ($264.99) both from Sony or the Nikon 610 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to the G100, the GE G100 does not support wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in other digital cameras which also support wi-Fi including the Nikon Coolpix S5300 ($139.00), the Canon S120 ($449.66), or the Sony DSC-WX350 ($264.99) which is also higher rated.

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Not 3D

The GE G100 is not 3D. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and type are also not 3D.

Cameras which are 3D that might also be worth looking at include the Sony DSC-WX10, the Fujifilm F660EXR, or the Nikon 610 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The GE G100 does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other cameras that are a comparable age to the G100 also do not have a GPS (satellite).

It is worth also looking at alternative digital cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) including the Fujifilm F660EXR which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

The GE G100 is not waterproof. Most of the other compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the G100 are also not waterproof.

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Heavy

The GE G100 is one of the heavier cameras of a similar age and spec to the G100 (204 grams) amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age. The weights of compact cameras that are a similar age to the G100 range from 20g to 840g.

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Only Features Five Flash Modess

The GE G100 has a greater number of flash modes than most compact cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on digital cameras that are a comparable age to the G100. The flash modess "Flash off", "Forced on", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this digital camera.

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Only Has Four Shooting Modess

The GE G100 has a greater number of shooting modes than most compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This camera has an Auto shooting modes, which is the most frequently found shooting modes found on compact cameras that have been available for a similar time to the G100. The shooting modess "Manual", "Movie" and "Scene" are also found on this GE camera.

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Only Supports One Audio Formats Supported

The GE G100 has a greater number of audio formats than most cameras of this type and age. The most frequently supported audio formats supported is WAV, but this audio formats supported is not supported by this camera. The audio formats supporteds AAC are also supported by this GE digital camera.

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Very Small Internal Memory

Across all the comparable spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as the G100 the internal memorys range from 6.9MB to 8.2GB, and the average internal memory is 280MB. With an internal memory of only 15 megabytes, the GE G100 has one of the smaller internal memorys amongst similar spec cameras of this age.

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Very Short Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

With a slowest camera shutter speed of only 4 seconds, the GE G100 has one of the shorter slowest camera shutter speeds amongst cameras of this age. The shortest slowest camera shutter speed of similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the G100 is 0.12s, the longest is 250s, and the average slowest camera shutter speed is 14s.

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Quite Big Maximum Aperture Number

Cameras of this age and spec have maximum aperture numbers of between 1.8 and 87. At only 5.6, the GE G100 has a fairly big maximum aperture number compared to most of the other compact cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The number of supported image formats on the GE G100 is more than most compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by cameras of a comparable age and spec to the G100.

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Fairly Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s of cameras of a comparable age and spec to the G100 range from 5mm to 39mm. With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 28 millimeters, the GE G100 has one of the longer minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s amongst similar spec cameras of this age.

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Fairly Large Minimum Aperture Number

At 3.9, the GE G100 has a quite large minimum aperture number compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that were released around the same time as the G100. Across all the compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the G100 the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.3 to 6.9, and the average minimum aperture number is 3.2.

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3 Other reasons to consider the GE G100

Released Over Four Years Ago

This GE digital camera was released over four years ago.

Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 14.4 megapixels, the GE G100 has a fairly typical megapixel compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to the G100.

Cameras with a higher megapixel that might also be worth considering include the S6600 + SD 4GB (16MP and higher rated), or the S6800 (16MP and higher rated) both from Nikon or the Panasonic DMC-TZ55 (16MP and higher rated).

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MOS Sensor Type

The GE G100 has a MOS sensor type which is better than the CCD sensor type found on most similar spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as it.

We compared all the other cameras that have a CMOS sensor to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Sony DSC-WX10, the Fujifilm F660EXR, and the Canon S120 ($449.66) is also worth considering.

If the sensor type of this camera is not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the Canon 105 (CCD), the Sony DSC-H70 (CCD), or the Olympus SZ-14 (CCD) which also has a higher rating.

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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 Metering
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
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Internal Memory
Maximum Memory Card Size
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Second Display
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
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 Capacity
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Battery Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Networking
Bluetooth
Other Features
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity

1 Award

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Expert Reviews

(7)
26 May 2014

Things are tough in the digital compact camera business at the moment. The lower end of the category has been severely mauled by the camera-equipped smartphones while the upper end is under threat... Read more…

Fast burst shooting
Short shutter lag
15x zoom lens
Solid LCD
Poor image quality
Lethargic startup time
Severe rolling shutter effect in video
Shooting settings change without warning
20 December 2012

The GE G100 promises to deliver a wealth of features for a modest price, but its image quality is poor, and its performance is frustrating...

20 August 2012

It's hard to knock the GE G100 too much because it retails for about $165 ? that's pennies in digital camera terms. You can't expect a manual compact system at that price, but the G100 insinuates...

8 June 2012

A slightly chunky offering from GE, but the G100 has a decent CMOS sensor and it has the ability to shoot 10FPS at full resolution. It is 15x optical and takes a 14.4MP image which of course means... Read more…

Digicam Buyer.co.uk

8 May 2012

The G100 is a feature-rich superzoom compact that has a lot to shout about, with a host of features that allow you to develop your photography skills Overall Our provides the latest photography...

Digicam Buyer.co.uk

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User Reviews

(2)
Reviewed 20 February 2015 by LoveAmazon
(Verified Purchase)

This camera gives high specs for the price but when comparing some test photographs against identical shots taken with my 10mpx Samsung the GE100 fell short. Its 28mm wide-angle captured... Read more…

Reviewed 18 April 2013 by Alex Tee
(Verified Purchase)

This is a great camera its very compact for its size, The battery life could be better needing charging more. Apart from that its a great camera.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ge g100, ge g100b, ge g100bk
Barcodes 00846951002799, 00846951002805, 00846951002812, 08469510028058

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