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GE G5WP Digital Camera

£49.99
Compact Camera 12.2MP 4x Mar 2013
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Good quality pictures
Reasonably priced
Robust
4 Reviews
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Good Quality Pictures

A few GE G5WP owners who purchased this digital camera said that it was able to produce good images. Seven years ago Bys said “Small, takes pictures, easy, easy directions, easy upload to computer” and rated the GE G5WP 4 stars. Six years ago Kyle wrote on Amazon “Great kids camera or first-time camera for the average user, not the best for budding photographer or needing great long lasting pictures” in his review.

One customer who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was able to produce clear pictures. Kyle mentioned in his GE G5WP review on Amazon “At 12.2 megaPixels a 3"x5" should have awesome detail and clarity.”.

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Price

Reasonably Priced

One person reckoned that this digital camera was good value for money. Seven years ago Bys said “This camera is reasonably priced, takes ok pictures” in their review of the GE G5WP. One person who bought it thought it was cheap. Mcash wrote “This camera is a functional, inexpensive option to the higher end waterproof digitals” in their GE G5WP review.


Design

Robust

One person who reviewed it considered that it was strong and durable. Bys wrote on Amazon “The reason I purchased this is because Olympus Stylus tough 8000 with all their durable adjectives aren't waterproof! First time in the water, failed” and gave it a rating of 4 stars.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to damage or scratch. Kyle wrote on Amazon “In just over a week there are already multiple cosmetic scratches on it” in his review of this digital camera and scored it 80 out of 100.

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Good Product Quality

One customer considered that this digital camera was good quality. Kyle scored the product 4 stars and he mentioned on Amazon six years ago “Overall the picture quality is ok” in his review of the GE G5WP.

Average Waterproof Up to

With a waterproof up to of 5 meters, the GE G5WP has a relatively typical waterproof up to compared to most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera.

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Reviews

GE Cameras Have Good Reviews

On average digital cameras manufactured by GE are rated 76 out of 100, which is in the top 50% of all camera manufacturers that we have assessed.


Video

Supports Video Recording

The GE G5WP supports video recording, as do most of the other cameras of this type and age.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The GE G5WP does not support Full HD video, unlike most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Only 320 X 240 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the GE G5WP is 320 x 240 pixels. That's 75% less video resolution than a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by cameras of a comparable type and age to this camera.

This digital camera's video resolution (320 x 240 pixels) is actually the worst supported video resolution across all low megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera.

Across comparable types of digital camera the best supported video resolution is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The GE G5WP has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras with an image stabilizer and we think the GE A1250 (£20.00) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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4000 X 2672 Still Image Resolution

The GE G5WP has a 4000 x 2672 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s) of 2048 x 1536, 2560 x 1920, 3264 x 2448 and 3648 x 2736 and 4000 x 2248. Across all low megapixel digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera the best still image resolution is 4032 x 3024 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4000 x 3000 pixels, which is typical of many low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The GE G5WP has a built-in flash. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera also have a built-in flash.

It may also be worth considering one of the other cameras with a built-in flash currently available including because of it's better review score, the Ingo VIC002O (£51.69), the GE A1250 (£20.00), or the Lexibook DJ024 (£38.57).

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The GE G5WP has a USB 2.0 port. Most of the other cameras of this type and age also have a USB 2.0 port.

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Lens System

Quite Big Digital Zoom

The GE G5WP has a fairly big digital zoom (4.5 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera. Across all the digital cameras of this age and type the digital zooms range from 0.71x to 14x, and the average digital zoom is 4.1x.

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Quite Big Maximum Aperture Number

With a maximum aperture number of only 5.15, the GE G5WP has a quite big maximum aperture number compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to this digital camera. The average maximum aperture number of low megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago is 6.2, and the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.8 to 22.

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Fairly Large Minimum Aperture Number

At 3.5, the GE G5WP has a quite large minimum aperture number compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to this camera. The smallest minimum aperture number of similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to this camera is 1.3, the largest is 11, and the average minimum aperture number is 3.

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Very Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The GE G5WP has a very long minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) (38 millimeters) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age. Low megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 4.5mm and 38mm.

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the GE G5WP has a pretty average optical zoom compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this camera.

Other 4x optical zoom digital cameras currently available that you might want to consider include the Sony DSC-W510R which has better reviews.

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Focusing

Features Smile Detection

The GE G5WP features smile detection. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera also feature smile detection.

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Packaging Content

Has a Hand Strap

The GE G5WP has a hand strap. Most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to this camera also have a hand strap.

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Has a Battery Charger Included

The GE G5WP has a battery charger included. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera also have a battery charger included.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The GE G5WP has a built-in microphone. Most of the other cameras of this age and spec also have a built-in microphone.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports PictBridge

The GE G5WP supports PictBridge. Most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camera also support PictBridge.

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Weight & Dimensions

Very Light

Across all the digital cameras of this age and type the weights range from 50g to 1.3kg, and the average weight is 260g. The GE G5WP is one of the lighter digital cameras that were released more than two years ago (only 125 grams) amongst low megapixel digital cameras of this age.

Digital cameras with a heavier weight that might be worth looking at include the GE A1250 (£20.00) (145g and higher rated), or the Lexibook DJ030FE (£30.58) (110g and higher rated); or the Nikon Coolpix L19 (£44.85) (130g and cheaper).

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Light Exposure

Supports Six ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the GE G5WP is more than most digital cameras of this age and spec. This camera supports a 400 ISO sensitivity, which is the most commonly supported ISO sensitivity supported by low megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera. The ISO sensitivities "80", "100", "200", "800" and "1600" are also supported by this GE camera.

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Networking

Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The GE G5WP does not feature bluetooth, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera also do not feature bluetooth.

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Battery

Only 180 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

Most low megapixel digital cameras that came out more than two years ago take between 130 and 4,199 battery life (CIPA standard), including the GE G5WP which takes 180 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was April 2017 when GE released the G5WP.


Display

Average Display Diagonal

At 2.7 inches, the GE G5WP has a relatively average display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to this digital camera.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 2.7" screen cameras and we think a cheaper digital camera such as the Nikon Coolpix L19 (£44.85) or you might consider a higher scoring digital camera such as the Sony DSC-W510R are also worth considering.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers geimaging g5wpgg, geimaging g5wpob, ge g5wpob, ge g5wprr
Barcodes 00810027015938, 00810027015969, 00810027016249

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