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GE C1440W Digital Camera

14.14MP 4x CCD Aug 2012
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
The Smart series from GE is packed with all the bells and whistles you could ever want in a compact, AA battery camera. The C1440W boasts more features than ever before, with a 27mm wide-angle... More
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12 Reasons For

GE Has Good Digital Camera Reviews

GE compact cameras have good ratings on average and across all digital cameras GE is one of the superior brands.

CCD Sensor Type

This camera has a CCD sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. 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.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

If the memory card type of this GE camera is too bad for you then you might want to look at the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC), or the Nikon Coolpix S9700[plb_2173237_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Big Digital Zoom

At 6 times zoom factor, the GE C1440W has a quite big digital zoom compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been available for more than two years. The digital zooms of compact cameras that are a similar age to the C1440W range from 1x to 810x.

If this GE camera digital zoom is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Fujifilm FinePix JX660[plb_2442129_price] (7.2x and higher rated).

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The GE C1440W has an image stabilizer. Most of the other compact cameras that were released more than two years ago also have an image stabilizer.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], the Panasonic DMC-LF1[plb_1727132_price], or the Olympus Stylus SZ-15[plb_1721132_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The GE C1440W has a built-in flash, as do most of the other compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

There are a number of alternative cameras with a built-in flash currently available which you might also want to look at including the EX-ZR700[pl_1722253_price], or the EX-ZR300[pl_1713952_price] both from Casio which has better reviews.

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Has Five White Balances

The GE C1440W has a greater number of white balance modes than most digital cameras of this age and spec. This GE digital camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the C1440W. The white balances "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Incandescent" and "Manual" are also found on this camera.

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Two Number of Batteries Supporteds

The GE C1440W is a two number of batteries supported camera.

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4320 X 2880 Still Image Resolution(s)

The GE C1440W has a 4320 x 2880 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most compact cameras that have been around for more than two years. Most digital cameras of a comparable age and type to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s)s of 1920 x 1080, 2048 x 1536, 2592 x 1944 and 3264 x 2448 and 4320 x 2432. The worst still image resolution of all compact cameras that are a similar age to the C1440W is 384 x 480 and the best is 5152 x 3864.

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Fairly Small Maximum Aperture Number

At 6.6, the GE C1440W has a fairly small maximum aperture number compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the C1440W. The maximum aperture numbers of digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the C1440W range from 1.8 to 72, and the average maximum aperture number is 6.6.

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Fairly Large Maximum Memory Card Size

With a maximum memory card size of 32 gigabytes, the GE C1440W has one of the larger maximum memory card sizes amongst cameras of this age. The average maximum memory card size of digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the C1440W is 29GB.

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Light

The average weight of compact cameras that were released more than two years ago is 170g, and the weights range from 20g to 840g. With a weight of only 116 grams, the GE C1440W is fairly light compared to most of the other compact cameras that came out around the same time as the C1440W.

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13 Reasons Against

Very Small Optical Zoom

At only 4 times zoom factor, the GE C1440W has a fairly small optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the C1440W. The optical zooms of digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the C1440W range from 0.17x to 63x, and the average optical zoom is 9.3x.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 4x optical zoom cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price].

Cameras with a bigger optical zoom that might also be worth looking at include the Panasonic DMC-TS5[plb_1900903_price] (4.6x), or the GE E1450W[plb_1772835_price] (5x) which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support Video Capability

Most cameras of a comparable type and age to the C1440W do not support video capability. The GE C1440W is no exception to this as it too does not support video capability.

Alternative digital cameras which also support video capability that you might want to consider include the Fujifilm FinePix JX500[plb_1672380_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years do not support Full HD video. The GE C1440W is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD video.

We think you might also be interested in other cameras which also support Full HD video including the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The GE C1440W has a fairly small display diagonal (only 2.7 inches) compared to most of the other cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the C1440W. The display diagonals of compact cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 1" to 4.8".

If this camera display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to look at the GE J1455[plb_1773004_price] (3"), the Nikon Coolpix S5300[plb_2272796_price] (3"), or the Samsung WB350F[plb_2134241_price] (3") which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The GE C1440W does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other cameras that came out more than two years ago also do not support wi-Fi.

Alternative cameras which also support wi-Fi that you might want to consider include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40[plb_2046319_price], or the Sony DSC-WX300[plb_1621847_price].

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Not 3D

The GE C1440W is not 3D. Most of the other compact cameras that are a similar age to the C1440W are also not 3D.

Cameras which are 3D that might be worth considering include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ41[plb_2149949_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The GE C1440W does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the C1440W also do not have a GPS (satellite).

There are a number of other digital cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) that you might want to look at including the Nikon Coolpix P330[plb_1724102_price], or the Canon IXUS 140[plb_1561326_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

The GE C1440W is not waterproof, although this is within the context that most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the C1440W are also not waterproof.

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Only 140 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

The GE C1440W is a digital camera that takes 140 shots battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

When compared to other compact cameras that were released around the same time as the C1440W that we have assessed, the internal memory of the GE C1440W of only 8 megabytes is one of the smallest. The internal memorys of cameras of this age and type range from 6.9MB to 8.2GB, and the average internal memory is 290MB.

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Only Has Four Shooting Modess

The GE C1440W has a greater number of shooting modes than most digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. This camera has an Auto shooting modes, which is the most frequently found shooting modes found on cameras that are a comparable age to the C1440W. The shooting modess "Manual", "Movie" and "Scene" are also found on this digital camera.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The GE C1440W has a quite short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) (only 108 millimeters) compared to most of the other cameras that were launched around the same time as the C1440W. The shortest maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the C1440W is 18mm and the longest is 1,000mm.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The number of supported image formats on the GE C1440W is more than most cameras that were released around the same time as it. This GE digital camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by digital cameras of this age and spec.

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2 Other reasons to consider the GE C1440W

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this GE digital camera was released.

Average Megapixel

The GE C1440W has a relatively typical megapixel (14.14 megapixels) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the C1440W.

If you want a higher megapixel then you might want to look at the Canon IXUS 265 HS[plb_2110773_price] (16MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Manual Focusing Range (wide)
Manual Focusing Range (tele)
Smile Detection
Focus
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Internal Memory
Maximum Memory Card Size
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Second Display
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
USB Connector Type
USB Connector
Camera
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Camera Playback
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Battery Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
Cables Included
Hand Strap
Quick Start Guide
Networking
Bluetooth
Other Features
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers c1440w, ge c1440, ge c1440w, ge c1440ws, ge c1440wr, ge c1440wb, ge c1440wbk, ge c1440wsl, ge c1440wrd
Barcodes 00846951003956, 00846951003963, 00846951003970

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