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GE X5 Power Pro Series 14.1 MP Digital Camera with 15X Optical Zoom

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  • 14MP Digital Camera with 15x optical zoom and 5.7x digital zoom
  • 2.7 Inch vibrant LCD with auto brightness
  • 18MB internal memory with SD/SDHC card support up to 16GB
  • Face detection, in camera red eye removal, image stabilization, smile detection, blink detection, and face auto-exposure
  • Uses 4 AA batteries so you'll never be stranded waiting for your camera battery to charge
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  • Built-in Microphone
  • Built-in Flash
  • Image Stabilization

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This item: GE X5 Power Pro Series 14.1 MP Digital Camera with 15X Optical Zoom
Customer Rating (190) (2) (31) (45)
Price $ 99.00 $ 130.00 $ 99.99 $ 79.99
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Color Black Black White Black
Optical Zoom 15 multiplier x 21 multiplier x 26 multiplier x 15 multiplier x
Viewfinder LCD fixed LCD electronic viewfinder electronic viewfinder
Max Resolution 14.1 16 megapixels 14 14.4 megapixels
Video Capture Resolution 640 x 480 Information not Provided Information not Provided 1920 x 1080
Image Stabilization Optical Optical Information not Provided Information not Provided
Battery Description Alkaline Information not Provided Information not Provided Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Display Size 2.7 inches 3 inches 3 inches 3 inches
Flash Memory SD, SDHC SD;SDHD SD SD
Dimensions 6.7 inches x 5.5 inches x 3.9 inches 5.43 inches x 6.6 inches x 4.13 inches 3.94 inches x 5.51 inches x 6.69 inches 2.44 inches x 5.59 inches x 5.83 inches
Optical Sensor Resolution 14 megapixels 16 megapixels 14 megapixels 14.4 megapixels
Optical Sensor Technology CCD CMOS CCD CMOS
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Product Details

  • Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 3.9 x 6.7 inches ; 1.6 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Shipping: Currently, item can be shipped only within the U.S.
  • ASIN: B003IHVEU2
  • Item model number: X5-BK
  • Batteries 4 AA batteries required. (included)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (190 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,180 in Camera & Photo (See Top 100 in Camera & Photo)
  • Date first available at Amazon.com: April 20, 2010

Product Description

Product Description

If you want it all, you want a power pro series camera from GE. The new X5 defines our Power Pro series with the latest in high-tech features all captured in a professional, easy to use design. The X5 has a spacious 2.7-inch high-resolution LCD screen with auto adjust brightness so you won't miss a thing. Featuring a generous 14.1-megapixel resolution, 15x optical zoom and 5.7x digital zoom. The X5 also provides panorama photo stitching allowing you to take 3 images and create a seamless panoramic picture, face detection, automatic face exposure, in-camera red-eye removal, optical image stabilization, blink detection, smile detection, and Quick Time Motion JPEG movie recording. Plus the impressive 18MB internal memory is expandable with an SD/SDHC card up to 16 GB. Additional specs include Focal length of 4.9mm (wide) to 73.5mm (Tele) which is the 35mm film equivalent of 27mm (wide) to 405mm (Tele), F number of F3.0 (Wide) to F5.2(Tele), Normal focusing range of 60 cm (Wide) to 200 cm (Tele), Macro of 5cm-200cm Wide and 200cm Tele. Shooting modes of Auto, Manual, ASCN, Image Stabilization, Movie, Scene (Sport, Children, Indoor, Leaf, Snow, Sunset, Fireworks, Glass, Museum, Landscape, Night Landscape, Night Portrait), Portrait, and Panorama, Auto ISO sensitivity of 3200. Pictbridge compatability,ExifPrint support, multi-language support, USB 2.0, and AV out (proprietary connector) jacks. This products ships with rechargeable 4 AA batteries, USB Cable, shoulder strap, CD-ROM, Manual, Quick Start Guide, Feature Guide, Warranty Card.

From the Manufacturer

If you want it all, you’ll want one of these cameras. The new X5 defines our Power Pro series with the latest intuitive high-tech features all captured in a professional, easy to use design. Optical image stabilization and a powerful 15x zoom put you closer to the action to take photos like a pro.

GE X5 Pro Series Highlights

Panasonic VF1 viewfinder highlights
Pan-Capture Panorama
Wide-view photos are produced by panning the camera across to create a seamless panoramic picture.

Face Detection
Face Detection automatically focuses and optimizes exposure for sharp, brilliant pictures.

Auto Scene Detection
Automatically determines the appropriate scene type and optimizes exposure for sharp, vibrant pictures.

Optical Image Stabilization
Automatically adjusts for unintentional camera shake, giving you clear, crisp pictures every time.

Blink Detection
Blink Detection alerts you if a subject’s eyes were closed so you can immediately retake the picture.

In-Camera Red-Eye Removal
Remove red-eye immediately while viewing images on the LCD.

Smile Detection
The shutter automatically releases when the smile appears so you can capture smiles the moment they happen.

High Dynamic Range
Adjusts the camera’s exposure providing more picture detail.

Arcsoft Photo Impression 6 Included
Simplify management of your photos, videos and music files on your computer and get creative with digital photos.

What's in the Box
  • GE X5 digital camera
  • Battery (AA Alkaline x4)
  • USB cable
  • Shoulder strap
  • CD ROM Manual
  • Quick Start Guide

Customer Reviews

Image Quality: 88% positive
"At first it looked like the pictures (indoors) were beautiful. "
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Ease of Use: 95% positive
"If you are expecting to take professional photos for something such as the main wedding pics then I would recommend something better however if you are going on vacation and just want an easy to…"
Value: 98% positive
"For the price it is an excellent camera. "
Kent LeinbachRead full review
Zoom: 96% positive
"Zoom is excellent at capturing detail. "
Debbie FolkertRead full review
Features: 91% positive
"The other settings are easy to understand, and very effective. "
Video Quality: 86% positive
"It isn't extremely bulky, It takes great pictures, the video is nice and so is the sound. "
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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

131 of 136 people found the following review helpful By Prophetess O. W. Petcoff on July 28, 2010
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Let me begin my saying that I have not purchased a new camera in six years, so I was waaaayyyy behind in technology (I had never purchased an SD card until now, etc.). I had read so much about the user manual to this camera being hard to read, the camera functions being hard to access and use, etc., but, I must say, I found this camera easy to use and the functions were well-explained and documented in the user manual (for Pete's sake, they show the pics and give step-by-step instructions in the manual :-)).

I ordered this camera from Amazon last Friday; it arrived today. We are using it to take on a cruise with us and I wanted something with a decent zoom to be able to take pictures at somewhat of a distance. I also needed to practice using it, so I took it out of the box right away. I looked at the user manual and went to work :-D. I also used the user manual on the enclosed CD. No problem!

Like another poster said, I, too, researched this camera a lot before buying it and I, too, found it comparable to a couple of the Fuji Finepix that I was looking at. I am in no way an expert on cameras (I don't know much about them at all), but, I did go try this one out at Sears prior to purchasing this one from Amazon (Amazon was cheaper). While there, I noticed that they also had the Fuji I was thinking about getting, too, and I tried it. I really do like the way the GE X5 feels in my hands better than the Fuji! And, with my not needing the camera for professional purposes, I just wanted to be able to take decent pics. And, the GE camera seems to be able to do that!

I am soooo excited about this camera. The pics are so clear and sharp! I am having to learn how to focus it, etc., but, so far I have gotten some good clear shots.
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86 of 88 people found the following review helpful By whirlpool78 on November 8, 2010
I wanted to learn more about photography without breaking the bank since this is an experiment for me I would have hated to invest a ton of money in a camera just to find that the hobby was not for me. I looked at "inexpensive" DSLRs with kit lenses and well as various bridge cameras and even some P&S Canons what I could use the CHDK with to extend the functionality. Ultimately I decided that I wanted a bridge camera because I wanted more control and zoom over what most P&Ss offer but I didn't want to invest a ton of money in lens with a DSLR. I was intialy interested in the Fuji Finepix S2550 but after discovering that it didn't have a real aperture and since part of this was to learn more about digital photography I decided against that line. I ultimately decided on the GE X5 for several reasons.

1) It has a real aperture priority mode

2) It had the ability to do continuous AF

3) It could shoot video with optical zoom and little/no motor noise

4) It could do last 3 burst at full 14MP

5) It has a single press multiple shot smile detect mode which I love to use for family self portraits which with 3 kids the one shot on a set timer just isn't enough for me.

6) The default mode of of the shutter is release priority which when coupled with constant AF means no missed moments while the camera focuses.

7) An AF assist lamp for night photos

8) The story of how General-Imaging came to be with retired execs from Olympus and Minolta getting together to make a new inexpensive camera company got me interested.

These things being said there are a couple things about the camera I wish were different.
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84 of 87 people found the following review helpful By RS on July 28, 2010
I did quite a bit of research before making this purchase ($130 at Walmart). It's a 'bridge' camera with features like a point-and-shoot, but the body style of a SLR. There aren't many reviews around or sample pics, probably due to the relative inexpensiveness of this camera, and the lack of a puffy, brand name. But if you just look closely at the physical framework of the shell, then compare the menu system to Fuji's of this caliber (download their manuals), you won't doubt my claim; when you take some pics, you'll know. 'Rebadging', or remarking, is not a new selling strategy. It has been used by the auto industry, electronics industry, and computer software industry, to name a few.
Just check out my pics above, the macros of the Lily and cone flower (2 pics ea. with a 1:1 of each to compensate for Amazon's limited picture quality) and the lamp post shots (3, normal, 15x and full zoom). I could get so close with macro that I could practically touch the lens to the objects (with good light), and using full zoom you can see the screw threads of the bolts of the lamp post. This has been on QVC a few times for $169 (retail, $270), and they always claim to sell over 500 in less than an hour. The color is incredible. I compared it with a Panasonic DMC-TZ3 at comparable zoom and dpi (8MP), and the color and clarity were significantly improved. The TZ3 is $160 'Used' on Amazon.
I don't know how some of these reviewers can mark this camera down unless they work for a competitor, or they just don't know how to use one (really, no manual zoom? lol). The battery life is good also. I use cheap rechargeables. The image stabilization was demonstrated by the company at a recent electronics show where they mounted it on a heavily vibrating platform yet it still took a clean, focused shot.
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