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GE J1455
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GE J1455 Digital Camera

14.1MP 5x CCD Aug 2012
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
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14 Reasons For

Good Product Quality

A few customers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was good quality. Davina mentioned “A good quality finish”. Davina also wrote “It has a superb lens, which produces excellent quality images in all circumstances”.

Reasonably Priced

Two GE J1455 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the GE J1455 was good value for money. Davina wrote five years ago “This is a superb camera for the price” in her review of the GE J1455. Davina also wrote “They should get a GOLD STAR FOR IT- IT REALLY IS OUTSTANDING, in such a low cost and excellent quality camers”.

One GE J1455 owner who bought the product reckoned that it was cheap. Digicambuyer.co.uk mentioned on Digicam Buyer.co.uk “Buy this if practical and budget are on the top of your wish list” in their review.

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Good Quality Lens

One customer who purchased it concluded that it had a good zoom. Davina said in her review on Amazon “Could easily handle much more zoom with no loss of image qualities( In my opinion up to 20x, easily”. One GE J1455 owner mentioned in their reviews that the GE J1455 had a good lens.

Good Quality Pictures

One customer who reviewed this digital camera said that it had a good image sensor. Expert website Digicambuyer.co.uk wrote in their review “Hands on preview of the GE J1455Similar in specs to the GE A1455 the new J1455 also supports an impressive 14 megapixel sensor and 5x optical zoom”.

One customer who purchased the GE J1455 reckoned that it was able to produce good images.

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Easy to Use

One customer considered that this digital camera was easy to use. One person who reviewed the GE J1455 concluded that it was easy to use the menus. Five years ago Davina wrote in her GE J1455 review “A simple and easy to follow menu”.

Good Technical Features

One customer who bought the product wrote that it had good features. Davina wrote “It is as good as all well known brands, has all the same features” .

GE Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

GE compact camera digital cameras have good reviews on average and across all digital cameras GE is one of the better rated brands.

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CCD Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CCD sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on digital cameras of a similar age and spec to it. CCD sensors produce high quality, low-noise images but consume a lot more power than CMOS sensors. CCD is the most common image sensor type used in digital cameras.

There are a number of other digital cameras that have a CCD sensor currently available that you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Nikon Coolpix S5100, or the Samsung WB150F.

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Quite Large Screen Size

The smallest screen size of cameras of this spec and age is 1" and the largest is 4.8". With a screen size of 3 inches, the GE J1455 has a quite large screen size compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the J1455.

If you would prefer a camera with a larger screen size then you might want to consider the Nikon Coolpix P520 (3.2" and higher rated), or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77 (3.5" and higher rated).

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SD Memory Card

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC memory card, which is the most frequently supported memory card on digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

Digital cameras with a better memory card type that might also be worth looking at include the Fujifilm FinePix X10 (SD|SDHC|SDXC), or the Canon PowerShot SX280 HS (£226.68) (SD|SDHC|SDXC) which also has a higher rating.

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Fairly Big Digital Zoom

Similar spec digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the J1455 have digital zooms of between 1x and 810x. At 5.7 times zoom factor, the GE J1455 has a fairly big digital zoom compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the J1455.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The GE J1455 has an image stabiliser. Most of the other digital cameras of this type and age also have an image stabiliser.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with an image stabiliser and we think the Fujifilm FinePix X10, the Nikon Coolpix S9500, and the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other cameras of this age and spec, the GE J1455 has a built-in flash.

We compared all the other digital cameras with a built-in flash to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm FinePix X10, and the Nikon Coolpix S9500 is also worth considering.

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Features Two Light Metering Modes

The GE J1455 has a greater number of light metering modes than most comparable spec cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. This camera features a Centre-weighted light metering mode, which is the most frequently featured light metering mode featured on compact camera digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. The light metering mode "Spot" is also featured on this digital camera.

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18 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Video Recording

The GE J1455 does not support video recording. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the J1455 do support video recording.

Alternative digital cameras which also support video recording that you might also want to consider include the Fujifilm FinePix X10 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The GE J1455 does not support Full HD video, although it is worth noting that most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to the J1455 also do not support Full HD video.

We think you might also be interested in alternative cameras which also support Full HD video including the Fujifilm FinePix X10, or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Most compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the J1455 do not support WiFi connectivity. The GE J1455 is no exception to this as it too does not support WiFi connectivity.

Alternative digital cameras which also support WiFi connectivity that you might also want to look at include the Canon IXUS 510 HS, or the Sony DSC-HX400V (£282.99) which is also higher rated.

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Not 3D Compatible

The GE J1455 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago are also not 3D compatible.

If you want a camera that is 3D compatible then you might want to look at the Coolpix P7700, or the Coolpix P310 both from Nikon or the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Like most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the J1455, the GE J1455 does not have a GPS.

It is worth considering other cameras which also have a GPS including the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS, or the Sony DSC-HX400V (£282.99) which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the J1455, the GE J1455 is not waterproof.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

This digital camera has a still image resolution of 640 x 480, which is the most commonly found still image resolution on compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it.

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Only Features Five Flash Modes

The GE J1455 has a greater number of flash modes than most digital cameras of this spec and age. This GE camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on cameras of this spec and age. The flash modes "Flash off", "Forced on", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this camera.

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Only 180 Shots Per Battery Charge

Most compact camera digital cameras that have been around for more than two years take between 30 and 869 shots per battery charge, including the GE J1455 which takes 180 shots per battery charge.

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Only 320 X 240 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the GE J1455 is 320 x 240 pixels. That's 75% less video resolution than the most frequently found video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels.

This digital camera's video resolution (320 x 240 pixels) is actually the worst supported video resolution across all cameras of a comparable spec and age to the J1455.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution is the best supported video resolution amongst similar types of digital camera.

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Only Has Four Shooting Modes

The number of shooting modes found on the GE J1455 is more than most comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most frequently found shooting mode found on similar spec cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the J1455. The shooting modes "Manual", "Movie" and "Scene" are also found on this GE camera.

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Quite Big Maximum Aperture

At only 4.7, the GE J1455 has a quite big maximum aperture compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the J1455. Digital cameras of this type and age have maximum apertures of between 1.8 and 87.

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Very Small Internal Memory

Across all the digital cameras of this type and age the internal memory range from 1MB to 8.2GB, and the average internal memory is 330MB. With an internal memory of only 18 megabytes, the GE J1455 has one of the smaller internal memory amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age.

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Quite Few Total Megapixel Count

The GE J1455 has one of the less total megapixel counts (only 14.2 megapixels) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. The least total megapixel count of digital cameras of this age and spec is 10MP, the most is 48MP, and the average total megapixel count is 16MP.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the GE J1455 is 640 x 480 pixels. That's 67% less video resolution than the most common maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. The best video resolution of all comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the J1455 is 1920 x 1080 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Very Short Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

With a maximum camera shutter speed of only 4 seconds, the GE J1455 has a fairly short maximum camera shutter speed compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the J1455. Across all the compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the J1455 the maximum camera shutter speeds range from 0.0005s to 250s.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The number of supported image formats on the GE J1455 is more than most comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to it. This GE digital camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by compact camera digital cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Quite Long Minimum Focal Length

The average minimum focal length of similar spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as the J1455 is 26mm. The GE J1455 has a quite long minimum focal length (35 millimeters) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

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4 Other reasons to consider the GE J1455

Released Over Four Years Ago

This camera has been on the market for over four years.

Average Optical Zoom

The GE J1455 has a pretty typical optical zoom (5 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

Other 5x optical zoom digital cameras currently available that you might want to look at include the Canon PowerShot G16 (£246.99), or the Samsung ST96 which has better reviews.

Cameras with a bigger optical zoom that might be worth looking at include the Canon IXUS 145 (£77.52) (8x) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 14.1 megapixels, the GE J1455 has a pretty typical megapixel count compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the J1455.

There are a number of other 14.1MP digital cameras currently available that you might want to look at including the Casio Exilim EX-ZS5, or the Canon PowerShot A3200 IS which has better reviews.

Cameras with a higher megapixel count that might be worth considering include the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS (£99.00) (16MP) which is also higher rated.

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Average Weight

The GE J1455 has a fairly standard weight (130 grams) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

There are a number of alternative 130g digital cameras currently available which you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Image Format
Total Megapixel Count
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens Structure
Focusing
Auto Focus
Macro Focusing Range
Manual Focusing Range
Manual Focusing Range
Focus
Smile Detection
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
ISO Speed
Auto Exposure Lock
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Video Resolution
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Maximum Memory Card Size
Display
Screen Size
Display
Second Display
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
Camera
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Scene Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Battery Capacity
Shot Per Battery Charge
Battery Voltage
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Packaging Content
Included Cable
Included Battery Charger
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Port

Expert Reviews

Digicam Buyer.co.uk

22 June 2010

Buy this if practical and budget are on the top of your wish list...

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 7 October 2011 by Davina

This is a superb camera for the price. It is as good as all well known brands, has all the same features, a simple and easy to follow menu, and a good quality finish. It has a superb lens, which... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers J1455-BK, ge j1455, J1455-RD, ge j1455s, ge j1455b, ge j1455r, ge j1455bk, ge j1455rd, ge j1455sl, 32sdzectron, ge imaging j1455bk
Barcodes 00810027016027, 00810027016034, 00810027016041, 05053650253710

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