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GE J1455
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GE J1455 Digital Camera

14.1MP 5x CCD Aug 2012
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
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14 Reasons For

Good Product Quality

A few customers who reviewed it considered that it was good quality. Davina scored it very highly and she mentioned in her GE J1455 review “A good quality finish”. Davina also said “It has a superb lens, which produces excellent quality images in all circumstances”. Davina also mentioned “They should get a GOLD STAR FOR IT- IT REALLY IS OUTSTANDING, in such a low cost and excellent quality camers”.

Good Quality Lens

One GE J1455 reviewer who purchased it concluded that it had a good lens.

One person mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had a good zoom. Six years ago Davina she mentioned on Amazon “Could easily handle much more zoom with no loss of image qualities( In my opinion up to 20x, easily” in her review of this digital camera.

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Good Quality Pictures

One GE J1455 owner concluded that the product was able to produce good images.

One GE J1455 reviewer who reviewed it thought it had a good image sensor. Seven years ago Digicambuyer.co.uk said “Hands on preview of the GE J1455Similar in specs to the GE A1455 the new J1455 also supports an impressive 14 megapixel sensor and 5x optical zoom” in their GE J1455 review.

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Easy to Use

One GE J1455 owner considered that it was easy to use the menus. Davina said in her GE J1455 review “A simple and easy to follow menu” . One person said in their reviews that it was easy to use.

Good Technical Features

One GE J1455 reviewer who purchased this digital camera considered that it had good features. Davina said in her review of this digital camera on Amazon “It is as good as all well known brands, has all the same features”.

Good Brand

We calculated the average ratings for all GE cameras and also specifically for GE compact cameras and found that in both cases GE had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

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CCD Sensor Type

This camera has a CCD sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on cameras of this spec and age. 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.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative digital cameras that have a CCD sensor currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung SAMSUNG ST200F.

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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

Cameras that were launched around the same time as the J1455 have display diagonals of between 1" and 4.8". At 3 inches, the GE J1455 has a quite large display diagonal compared to most of the other compact cameras that were released more than two years ago.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 3" screen digital cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the Samsung SAMSUNG EX2F is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a camera with a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77 (3.5"), or the Samsung GC100 (4.8") which also has a higher rating.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC compatible memory cards, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory cards on comparable spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

If you want a camera with a better memory card type then you might want to consider the X10 (SD|SDHC|SDXC), or the XQ1 (SD|SDHC|SDXC) both from Fujifilm which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Big Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 5.7 times zoom factor, the GE J1455 has a quite big digital zoom compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the J1455. Across all the compact cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the J1455 the digital zooms range from 1x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

Like most of the other cameras of this spec and age, the GE J1455 has an image stabilizer.

Other cameras with an image stabilizer currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X10.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The GE J1455 has a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec also have a built-in flash.

Other cameras with a built-in flash currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X10, or the Samsung SAMSUNG ST200F.

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Has Six White Balances

The GE J1455 has a greater number of white balance modes than most cameras of this age and spec. This GE digital camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on digital cameras of this age and spec. The white balances "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Fluorescent", "Incandescent" and "Manual" are also found on this GE camera.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto/Manual focus adjustment, which is typical of many cameras of a similar age and type to it.

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18 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Video Capability

The GE J1455 does not support video capability, although it is worth noting that most of the other digital cameras of this type and age also do not support video capability.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a video capability and we think the Fujifilm X10, the Nikon Coolpix 8800, or the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most of the other compact cameras that came out around the same time as the J1455, the GE J1455 does not support Full HD video.

It is worth also looking at alternative cameras which also support Full HD video including the Fujifilm X10, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77, or the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most cameras of this age and spec do not support wi-Fi. The GE J1455 is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

Alternative cameras which also support wi-Fi that you might want to consider include the Fujifilm FinePix Z1000EXR, the Sony DSC-WX200, or the Nikon Coolpix S9600 ($249.99) which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D

The GE J1455 is not 3D. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and type are also not 3D.

Digital cameras which are 3D that might be worth considering include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ60, or the Nikon Coolpix P310 ($319.00) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The GE J1455 does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age also do not have a GPS (satellite).

Alternative cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) that you might want to consider include the Panasonic DMC-FT4.

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Not Waterproof

The GE J1455 is not waterproof. Most of the other cameras that have been available for around the same time as the J1455 are also not waterproof.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution(s)

This digital camera has a still image resolution(s) of 640 x 480, which is typical of many digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Only Features Five Flash Modess

The GE J1455 has a greater number of flash modes than most comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This GE digital camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on cameras of this age and spec. The flash modess "Flash off", "Forced on", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this camera.

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Only 180 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

The GE J1455 is a digital camera that takes 180 shots battery life (CIPA standard)s. Most of the other compact cameras that are a similar age to the J1455 take between 110 and 949 battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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Only 320 X 240 Pixels Video Resolutions

The highest video resolution supported by the GE J1455 is 320 x 240 pixels. That's 75% less video resolution than the most frequently found video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels.

This digital camera's video resolution (320 x 240 pixels) is in fact the worst supported video resolution amongst all cameras of a similar age and spec to the J1455.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions is the best supported video resolution amongst similar types of digital camera.

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Only Has Four Shooting Modess

The GE J1455 has a greater number of shooting modes than most comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This camera has an Auto shooting modes, which is the most frequently found shooting modes found on comparable spec cameras that have been around for more than two years. The shooting modess "Manual", "Movie" and "Scene" are also found on this GE digital camera.

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Quite Big Maximum Aperture Number

Across all the similar spec cameras that were released around the same time as the J1455 the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.8 to 87, and the average maximum aperture number is 6.9. At only 4.7, the GE J1455 has a quite big maximum aperture number compared to most of the other compact cameras that are a similar age to the J1455.

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Very Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 18 megabytes, the GE J1455 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The internal memorys of compact cameras that are a similar age to the J1455 range from 6.9MB to 8.2GB.

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Quite Few Total Megapixels

Digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the J1455 have total megapixelss of between 10MP and 48MP, and the average total megapixels is 16MP. With a total megapixels of only 14.2 megapixels, the GE J1455 has one of the less total megapixelss amongst similar spec digital cameras of this age.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The GE J1455 has a maximum video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. That's 67% less video resolution than the most common maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. Across all cameras of a comparable spec and age to the J1455 the best video resolution is 1920 x 1080 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Very Short Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

With a slowest camera shutter speed of only 4 seconds, the GE J1455 has a quite short slowest camera shutter speed compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type. The shortest slowest camera shutter speed of compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the J1455 is 0.12s, the longest is 250s, and the average slowest camera shutter speed is 14s.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The GE J1455 has a greater number of supported image formats than most cameras of this age and spec. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the J1455.

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Very Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

When compared to other cameras of this spec and age that we have checked, the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the GE J1455 of 35 millimeters is one of the longest. Across all the compact cameras that were released more than two years ago the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s range from 5mm to 39mm.

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4 Other reasons to consider the GE J1455

Released Over Four Years Ago

GE released the J1455 over four years ago.

Average Optical Zoom

The GE J1455 has a pretty typical optical zoom (5 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the J1455.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 5x optical zoom cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the S110, or the PowerShot A3200 IS both from Canon.

If you would prefer a bigger optical zoom then you might also want to consider the Canon 150 ($145.00) (8x) which is also higher rated.

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Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 14.1 megapixels, the GE J1455 has a fairly standard megapixel compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

We compared all the other 14.1MP digital cameras to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot A3200 IS, and the Casio Exilim EX-ZS5 is also worth considering.

If this compact camera digital camera megapixel is too low for you then you might also want to look at the Canon 145 (16MP) which is also higher rated.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 130 grams, the GE J1455 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

We compared this camera to all the other 130g digital cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the Canon ELPH 320 HS is also worth considering.

If you would consider a digital camera with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Nikon 3300 (128g).

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
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)
Focus Adjustment
Smile Detection
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
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
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
Camera
White Balance
Shooting Modes
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
Cables Included
Battery Charger Included
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

Expert Reviews

Digicam Buyer.co.uk

22 June 2010

Buy this if practical and budget are on the top of your wish list...

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 7 October 2011 by Davina

This is a superb camera for the price. It is as good as all well known brands, has all the same features, a simple and easy to follow menu, and a good quality finish. It has a superb lens, which... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers J1455-BK, ge j1455, J1455-RD, ge j1455s, ge j1455b, ge j1455r, ge j1455bk, ge j1455rd, ge j1455sl, 32sdzectron, ge imaging j1455bk
Barcodes 00810027016027, 00810027016034, 00810027016041, 05053650253710
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