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GE X5 Digital Camera

Bridge Camera 14.1MP 15x Dec 2011
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Eleven industry awards
Well priced
Includes informative video help
49 Reviews + 11 Awards
Trusted Reviews Recommended computeractive.co.uk Buy It chip.com.my Outstanding Expert Reviews Best Buy

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Reviews

Eleven Industry Awards

This medium megapixel camera has received eleven awards from expert review sites.

This GE digital camera received an "Editor's Choice" award from both review websites CNET.co.uk and Theregister.co.uk, both of which thought that this camera was outstanding.

This camera received a "Best Buy" award from both websites Expert Reviews and IT Reviews.com, both of which said that this GE camera was good.

An additional three expert review sites liked this GE camera. This medium megapixel camera received a Trusted Reviews "Recommended" award and it received a "Gold" award from review site Elchapuzasinformatico.com. Furthermore, review website Gadgetspeak.com gave this GE digital camera a "Highly Recommended" award, confirming their endorsement.

Stuff.tv gave this GE camera a "Hot Buy" award, it received a "Buy It" award from Computeractive.co.uk and it received a "Great Product" award from Tweak.dk.

This camera received an "Outstanding" award from Chip.com.my.

Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on thirty expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, CNET.com, Trusted Reviews and Ephotozine this GE digital camera has an average expert rating of 80%.

GE Has Good Reviews for Its Cameras

Medium megapixel digital cameras manufactured by GE have good reviews on average. We also checked the reviews for all digital cameras (not just medium megapixel digital cameras) and found that GE also has good reviews across its entire range.


Camera

Has a Tripod Mountable

The GE X5 has a tripod mountable. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago also have a tripod mountable.

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Features Histogram

The GE X5 features histogram, as do most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to this camera.

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Other

Released Over Five Years Ago

It was April 2017 when GE released the X5.


Memory

Very Small Internal Memory

The average internal memory of digital cameras of a comparable type and age to this camera is 220MB. At only 18 megabytes, the GE X5 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that were released around the same time as this camera.

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to this camera, the GE X5 does not support Full HD video.

Alternative digital cameras which also support Full HD video that you might also want to consider include the Nikon V2 + 1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the GE X5 is 640 x 480 pixels. That's 67% less video resolution than the most common maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

This camera's video resolution (640 x 480 pixels) is actually the worst video resolution across all medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for more than two years.

The best video resolution across similar types of camera is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Features

Packed With Features

Five customers who reviewed it thought it had good features. Seven years ago Alphr.com mentioned “Packed with features” in their review of this digital camera although they only gave it a rating of 1 stars. Expert review site Digicambuyer.co.uk gave it a score of 6 stars and mentioned “Don’t be lured in by the long list of advanced features this camera has” in their review of this digital camera. Ephotozine.com said “Well it has a raft of amazing headline features for what is an absolutely bargain price”.


Ports & Interfaces

Supports PictBridge

The GE X5 supports PictBridge, as do most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

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Audio

Features Voice Recording

The GE X5 features voice recording. Most of the other digital cameras that are a similar age to this camera also feature voice recording.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The GE X5 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to this camera also have a built-in microphone.

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Focusing

Features Smile Detection

The GE X5 features smile detection, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera.

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Features Smile Detection

The GE X5 features smile detection, as do most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to this digital camera.

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Support

Includes Informative Video Help

Two people mentioned in their reviews that the GE X5 had good technical guidance. Alphr.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Includes informative video help” but despite that they only scored it 1 stars.


Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The GE X5 has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to this camera also have a built-in flash.

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Features Face Detection

The GE X5 features face detection. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this camera also feature face detection.

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Features Date Imprinting

The GE X5 features date imprinting, as do most of the other similar spec cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this camera.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The GE X5 has a USB 2.0 port, as do most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to this camera.

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Heavy

The weights of cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera range from 0.097kg to 180kg. The GE X5 is fairly heavy (0.38 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The GE X5 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to this camera also have an image stabilizer.

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on medium megapixel digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Lens System

Quite Big Digital Zoom

The GE X5 has one of the bigger digital zooms (5.7 times zoom factor) amongst digital cameras of this age. Digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera have digital zooms of between 1x and 120x, and the average digital zoom is 6.6x.

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Quite Big Maximum Aperture Number

The average maximum aperture number of medium megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera is 7.4. With a maximum aperture number of only 5.2, the GE X5 has a fairly big maximum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras of this type and age.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 15 times zoom factor, the GE X5 has a fairly typical optical zoom compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Design

Sharp Sound and Sharp Design

Five people concluded that the product was well designed. Avhub.com.au said in their review of the GE X5 “Le design en aluminium anodis et la finition soigne” but in spite of that they only rated it 1 stars. Techcrunch.com mentioned “Tiny design, well-rounded sound, nice rich bass”. Techcrunch.com also wrote “Sharp sound and sharp design” in their review.

One person who bought this digital camera wrote that it was good looking. Avhub.com.au mentioned “Beautifully finished” in their review of this digital camera.

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Plug is Uniquely Designed for Durability

Four people mentioned in their reviews that it was well made. Ephotozine.com mentioned on expert website Ephotozine “You might expect the build to be cheap”. Ephotozine.com also wrote “It’s the opposite; it’s really solid, well put together and handles very well” in their review. Goodgearguide.com.au scored it 7 stars and wrote in their GE X5 review nine years ago “The Klipsch X5s are some very solid IEMs”.

Two customers concluded that the product was strong and durable. Nine years ago Techcrunch.com mentioned “The plug is uniquely designed for durability” in their review of this digital camera.

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Offer Great Sound Quality

Eight people wrote in their reviews that it was good quality. Eight years ago Cnet.co.uk said “Excellent all-round sound quality”. Techcrunch.com said nine years ago “Big can audio quality in the guise of wee earbuds” in their review of this digital camera but they only gave it a score of 14 out of 100. Techcrunch.com also wrote “Offer great sound quality” in their review.

Very Comfortable

Nine customers who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Avhub.com.au mentioned three years ago “Bass possesses much weight, secure and comfortable” nonetheless they only gave the product a score of 1 stars. Avhub.com.au also wrote “Very comfortable” in their review. Cnet.co.uk scored the product 7 stars and wrote in their GE X5 review on expert review site CNET.co.uk eight years ago “In May of last year, we reviewed one of the smallest and most comfortable pair of earphones in history”.

Six people who reviewed it considered that it was easy to use. Seven years ago Computeractive.co.uk mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Fine control over text”. Alphr.com wrote “Plenty of logical new features, improvements make it easier to use” yet they gave it a score of 18.98 out of 100. Six years ago expert website Consumersearch.com wrote “Reviews recommend Serif PagePlus X5 as ideal desktop publishing software for small businesses, praising its ease of use” in their review of this digital camera and gave this digital camera a rating of 6 stars.

One owner who reviewed the product concluded that it was easy to handle.

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Weight & Dimensions

Ultracompact, Lightweight

Five customers who reviewed the GE X5 wrote that it was lightweight. Techcrunch.com said nine years ago “Ultracompact, lightweight” in their review of this digital camera. Expert review site Stuff.tv wrote eight years ago “Comfortable, lightweight and great-sounding”. Pcmag.com gave this digital camera a score of 7 stars and said on PC Mag nine years ago “Klipschs lightweight Image X5 gives audiophiles who seek flat response—and comfort—a new option” in their review of the GE X5.

Four customers said in their reviews that the product was compact. Eight years ago Cnet.co.uk wrote in their review of the GE X5 on CNET.co.uk “Compact and comfortable” although they gave it a score of 18.92 out of 100. Cnet.co.uk also wrote “The Klipsch Image X10s are compact, great-sounding and well-designed.” in their review. Seven years ago expert review site Gadgetspeak.com wrote “The GE X5 14.1Mpixel bridge camera is aimed at that middle ground between the digital SLRs and the compact cameras” and scored the product 7 stars.

One customer reckoned that the product was a good size. Expert website Stuff.tv said “They sound spectacular despite their minuscule proportions and are about as comfortable as invasive ear-pluggers get” in their review of this digital camera.

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Heavy

The average weight of similar spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera is 250g, and the weights range from 20g to 1.3kg. With a weight of 380 grams, the GE X5 is quite heavy compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

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Good Video Capture

Two customers who purchased the product agreed that it was good for video recording.

Good Quality Lens

One owner who bought this digital camera said that it had a good lens. Ephotozine.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera on expert review site Ephotozine “The wide angle lens and great”.

One person mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good zoom. Expert website Cnet.com.au said in their review of this digital camera “If you need an extensive zoom and can't afford to shell out for a more fully-featured superzoom” .

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Integrated Photo Tools

Eight owners thought the product was able to produce good images. Alphr.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Integrated photo tools” . Cnet.co.uk mentioned eight years ago “The Klipsch Image X5s are terrific earphones -- one of the company's best pairs yet -- with all-rounder qualities akin to a more costly pair” in their GE X5 review. Trustedreviews.com wrote on expert review site Trusted Reviews in the same month “To say we were impressed with Klipsch's Image X10 earphones when we reviewed them last year is something of an understatement” in their review of this digital camera.

One person concluded that it had a good picture resolution. Stuff.tv wrote “The continuous shooting mode” in their review of this digital camera.

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Display

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 2.7 inches, the GE X5 has a fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to this camera.

If you want a larger display diagonal then you might also want to look at the Nikon V2 + 1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm (3") which also has a higher rating.

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