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The camera offering a 27mm, 15x zoom lens and 14.1 megapixel resolution at up to ISO 3200 sensitivity.

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15x zoom lens

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14.1 megapixels/ISO 3200

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Takes AA batteries

8 agree

Good video

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takes affordable, easy to find, and capacious SD/SDHC memory storage cards

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affordable price

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good image quality in ideal conditions

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includes an electronic viewfinder for use outside / in bright light

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Decent Image Stabilizer

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results are inconsistent

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poor in low light - high shutter lag causes blur

6 agree

takes AA batteries rather than an included, more capacious rechargeable battery pack

5 agree

Not a true SLR

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flash must be opened manually - doesn't automatically pop up when required

4 agree

feels cheaply made (hollow plastic)

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large size for most consumers

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The X5 is the latest edition to GE's Power Pro series of digital cameras offering a 27mm, 15x zoom lens and 14.1 megapixel resolution at up to ISO 3200 sensitivity. Features include image stabilization, pan-capture mode, auto-scene detection, blink detection, face and smile detection and in-camera red-eye removal. A 2.7 inch TFT color LCD (230,400 pixels) is located on the back and the camera runs off 4 AA Alkaline or NiMH batteries which are included along with a charger and USB cable. The recording of monoaural QuickTime Motion JPEG's is also supported as well a maximum of 60 seconds of WAV audio which may come in handy for recording voice memos. Internal memory is 18MB while an internal SD card may be used with a capacity of up to 16GB. Available in black with included wrist strap and Arcsoft Photo Impression 6 software.

  • 14.1 megapixels
  • 15x optical zoom, 5.7x digital
  • ISO Sensitivity: Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600/3200
  • 18MB Internal Memory
  • SD card support up to 16GB
  • 2.7" LCD screen
  • USB and Audio/Video Outputs
  • Records QuickTime Motion JPEG with mono audio
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • Smile, Blink & Face Detection technology
  • Red Eye Removal
  • Pan-Capture Panorama feature
  • Weight: 11.89 oz. (approx. 382g, body only)
  • Comes with 4 AA Batteries, USB cable, wrist strap, and ArcSoft Photo Impression 6
Post Review
06/26/2011 01:05

this takes awesome pictures

06/24/2011 04:13

The GE X5 is a fantastic camera if you are using it in manual modes but suffers with its automatic settings.
The issues are more with firmware than hardware however the slow response to shutter trigger indicates compromise with limited OS prosessing ability.
I'm a profesional photographer and do a lot of night work. I love the X5 for its long shutter speed 30 seconds in manual mode.
Having an ISO as low as 80 is fantastic as most DSLR cameras under $3500 do not have an ISO below 100.
I love this camera!
If you are going to buy it you need experience with setting ISO and White Balance manualy or you are going to be dissapointed.
If you have the experience and know what you want to achive without artificial aid you will be very impressed.

05/20/2011 11:33

I have this camera and is excellent for the price!
I wanted to know if someone could tell me how to record voice memos.


02/22/2011 04:34

Does it take good quality pictures?

A. Lo
01/22/2011 09:19

The GE X5 is a very capable bridge type camera, that shoots like a larger, full-sized DSLR, at a much more compact, easy to handle and operate package, closer to that of compact zooms, offered at an unbeatable price with great value.

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