|33 Reviews + 1 Award|
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|6 Years Old|
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Why Has it Scored 72?
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What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is excellent for portrait photography. It is also very good for everyday photography as well being very good for landscape photography.
Average Review Score
3.8 stars (33 reviews)
of Customers Would Recommend
The GE X500 has received a Recommended Award from hardwarezone.com.ph.
What Are People Saying About the GE X500?
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Key Reasons For and Against
Bigger than average optical zoom
Has an image stabiliser
Average minimum aperture number
640 x 480 pixels video resolution
Bigger than average digital zoom
Features smile detection
1/2 to 1/2.5" image sensor size
Longer than average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)
Has an auto Exposure (AE) lock
320 x 240 pixels video resolution
Longer than average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
Smaller than average maximum aperture number
Only 4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Longer than average camera shutter speed
Heavier than average
Does not feature bluetooth
Does not support Full HD video
Smaller than average display diagonal
Only 2592 x 1944 still image resolution
Very small internal memory
What the Reviews Say
8 out of 10 people thought the GE X500 was reliable
The vast majority of customers thought the GE X500 was easy to use
Over 10 people thought the GE X500 has useful technical features
More than 10 people thought it had a lens that was good
Three people thought this digital camera had a good screen or viewfinder
Two people thought it did not have a good battery life
6 out of 10 customers thought this digital camera took poor quality pictures
Four people thought it did not have a good flash
The GE X500's sensor megapixels of 16MP is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 54% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.
Only 4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution
This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608x3456 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.
Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom
The optical zoom of the GE X500 of 15x is bigger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 20% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.
Has an Image Stabiliser
The GE X500 has an image stabiliser. 69% of digital cameras also have an image stabiliser.
Average Minimum Aperture Number
The GE X500's minimum aperture number of 3 is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 54% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.
Longer Than Average Camera Shutter Speed
The camera shutter speeds of cameras range from 0.000016s to 4s, and the average camera shutter speed is 0.01s. The GE X500's camera shutter speed of 0.0005s is longer than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the longest 30% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.
640 X 480 Pixels Video Resolution
The GE X500 has a maximum video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. That's 85% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. The resolution of all digital cameras ranges from 16 pixels (worst) to 5976 x 3992 pixels (best). A video resolution of 640 x 480 is known as VGA.
A video resolution of 640 x 480 is known as VGA.
Heavier Than Average
Across all the cameras the weights range from 50g to 2.7kg, and the average weight is 300g. The weight of the GE X500 of 350g is heavier than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is heavier than 69% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.
Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom
The GE X500's digital zoom of 6x is bigger than 78% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the cameras the digital zooms range from 1x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x.
Features Smile Detection
The GE X500 features smile detection, unlike 89% of digital cameras which do not feature smile detection.
Does Not Feature Bluetooth
The GE X500 does not feature bluetooth. 94% of cameras also do not feature bluetooth.
Does Not Support Full HD Video
The GE X500 does not support Full HD video. 82% of cameras also do not support Full HD video.
Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal
The GE X500's display diagonal of only 2.7" is in the smallest 15% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the cameras the display diagonals range from 1" to 6.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".
1/2 to 1/2.5" Image Sensor Size
This camera has a 1/2.3" image sensor size, which is the most frequently found image sensor size on digital cameras.
Longer Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
The GE X500's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 27mm is longer than 78% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.
Has an Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
The GE X500 has an auto Exposure (AE) lock, unlike 73% of cameras which do not have an auto Exposure (AE) lock.
320 X 240 Pixels Video Resolution
The GE X500 supports a maximum video resolution of 320 x 240 pixels. That's 96% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels digital camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. The worst resolution of all cameras is 1024 x 1024 pixels and the best is 4096 x 2160 pixels.
Longer Than Average Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the GE X500 of 405mm is longer than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the longest 22% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.
Only 2592 X 1944 Still Image Resolution
The highest still image resolution supported by the GE X500 is 2592 x 1944. That's 64% lower still image resolution than a 4320 x 3240 camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by digital cameras. This digital camera also supports a still image resolution of 640x480, 1920x1080, 2048x1536 plus 1 more value. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 4592x3064 and the best is 6016 x 4016.
Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number
The maximum aperture number of the GE X500 of only 5.2 is smaller than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is smaller than 91% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.
Very Small Internal Memory
Across all the cameras the internal memory range from 1MB to 700MB, and the average internal memory is 47MB. The internal memory of the GE X500 of only 14MB is in the smallest 20% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.
Value for Money
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What the Reviews Say
8 out of 10 people thought it had a good price
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GE X500 Specification
|Image Sensor Size||1/2 to 1/2.5"|
|Still Image Resolution||1920 x 1080|
|Maximum Image Resolution||4608 x 3456 pixels|
|Image Formats Supported||JPG|
|Energy Star Certified||No|
|Minimum Aperture Number||3|
|Maximum Aperture Number||5.2|
|Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)||405mm|
|Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)||27mm|
|Focal Length Range (F-F)||4.9 - 73.5|
|Lens Structure (Elements/groups)||14/11|
|Auto Focusing (AF) Modes||Face detection|
|Macro Focusing Range (Wide)||0.05 - â|
|Manual Focusing Range (Wide)||0.6 - â|
|Manual Focusing Range (Tele)||2 - â|
|Macro Focusing Range (Tele)||2 - â|
|ISO Sensitivity||3,200, 1,600, 800, 400, 200, 100, 80|
|Auto Exposure (AE) Lock||Yes|
|Light Metering||Centre-weighted, Spot|
|Light Exposure Correction||± 2EV (1/3EV step)|
|Light Exposure Control||Program AE|
|Camera Shutter Speed||1s|
|Slowest Camera Shutter Speed||4s|
|Flash Modes||Flash off, Forced on, Red-eye reduction, Slow synchronization|
|Flash Range (Tele)||1.2 - 4|
|Flash Range (Wide)||0.3 - 7|
|Full HD Video||No|
|Maximum Video Resolution||640 x 480 pixels|
|Video Resolution||320 x 240 pixels|
|Motion JPEG Frame Rate||30fps|
|Video Formats Supported||MOV|
|HD Type||Not supported|
|Maximum Memory Card Size||16GB|
|Compatible Memory Card||SD / SDHC / SDXC / SDIO|
|Ports & Interfaces|
|White Balance||Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Manual|
|Shooting Modes||Auto, Movie, Scene|
|Camera Playback||Movie, Single image, Slide show|
|Scene Modes||Beach, Children, Fireworks, Landscape (scenery), Museum, Night landscape, Night portrait, Panorama, Party (indoor), Snow, Sports, Sunset|
|Weight & Dimensions|
|Power Source Type||Battery|
|Battery Life||300 Shots|
|Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)||0 - 90|
|Operating Temperature (T-T)||0 - 40|
|Quick Start Guide||Yes|
|USB 2.0 Port||Yes|
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