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GE X500

hardwarezone.com.ph Recommended
An award winning and fully featured 16 megapixel 15 times zoom factor camera
Bridge Camera 16MP 15x Yes Aug 2012
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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GE X500 Review

With excellent reviews but mediocre features, we have ranked the GE X500 number 720 across all digital cameras.
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Overall Score
37
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 37?

It has good expert reviews and good user reviews with an average overall rating of 83%, based on 25 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report is easy to use, superior technical features and good picture quality.
This GE digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Has an image stabilizer
Quite small display diagonal
Does not support Full HD video

GE X500 Video Reviews


GE X500 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

This camera was given a "Recommended" award by website Hardwarezone.com.ph who decided that this GE camera was very good.

Average Expert Reviews

Based on eight expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, CNET.com, Trusted Reviews and gadgetreview.com this camera has an average expert rating of 72 out of 100.

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Average User Reviews

This camera has an average user rating of 79% based on 17 user reviews.

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Customers Report it is Easy to Use

Four owners who purchased the GE X500 agreed that it was easy to use.

Users Report Good Technical Features

Four people wrote in their reviews that it had good features.

GE Has Very Good Reviews for Its Cameras

Based on 150 expert and owner reviews (including 12 verified purchases), GE has very good reviews for its cameras. GE also has very good reviews specifically for its cameras.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Seven people who bought this digital camera wrote that it was able to produce good images.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Four owners wrote in their reviews that it was good value for money.

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

Two people who reviewed the GE X500 thought it had a good zoom.


Features

Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 16 megapixels, the GE X500 has a pretty typical megapixel compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This camera has a 1|1/2.3" image sensor size, which is the most commonly found image sensor size on cameras.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 350 grams, the GE X500 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 15 times zoom factor, the GE X500 has a relatively standard optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 2.7 inches, the GE X500 has one of the smaller display diagonals amongst cameras of this age. The average display diagonal of digital cameras is 2.9", and the display diagonals range from 0.5" to 9".

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The GE X500 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The GE X500 does not support Full HD video, unlike most of the other cameras which support Full HD video.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The GE X500 has one of the smaller internal memory (only 14 megabytes) amongst cameras of this age. Cameras have internal memory of between 1MB and 32GB.

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Only 640 Pixels Video Resolution

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Only 320 X 240 Pixels Video Resolution

The GE X500 supports a maximum video resolution of 320 x 240 pixels. That's 92% less video resolution than the most common video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels. The best video resolution of all cameras is 4096 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 320 x 120 pixels.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The GE X500 does not feature bluetooth. Most of the other cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Features Smile Detection

The GE X500 features smile detection, as do most of the other cameras.

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Very Small Maximum Aperture Number

The GE X500 has a quite small maximum aperture number (only 5.2) compared to most of the other digital cameras. The maximum aperture numbers of cameras range from 1.8 to 130.

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Fairly Big Digital Zoom

The smallest digital zoom of cameras is 0.72x and the biggest is 810x. With a digital zoom of 6 times zoom factor, the GE X500 has one of the bigger digital zooms amongst cameras of this age.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

It was August 2012 when this camera was released.


GE X500 Review Sources

To prepare this GE X500 review we compared this digital camera to 100 other models. For each digital camera that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 304,094 product attributes, 191,166 digital camera reviews and 2,332,300 historical digital camera prices from 0 digital camera retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this digital camera compared to the other models as well as any areas where this digital camera is lacking.

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00846951000559, 00846951000566

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