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GE J1250

GE J1250
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A classic and good spec compact camera
Compact 12.2MP 5x Yes Feb 2013
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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GE J1250 Review

With very good reviews, we have scored the GE J1250 as follows:
79
Reviews
1 Review
64
Features
Good Features
63
Age
5 Years Old
65
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 65?

It has ok expert reviews with an average expert rating of 70%. Praktica cameras have excellent reviews in general.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better digital cameras are available. View the latest cameras 2018.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Average optical zoom
Average minimum aperture number
The all new j1250 digital camera features an impressive 12.2-megapixel resolution and 5x optical zoom lens along with image stabilization for high quality and vivid images at the tip of your finger.\<br>\\with the latest pan-capture panorama feature, seamless wide-view photos can be captured without the need for stitching. its clear 2.7-inch LCD is equipped with the auto adjust brightness technology for perfect screen visibility both indoors and outdoors.\<br>\<br> pan-capture panorama \\wide-view photos are produced by panning the camera across to create A seamless panoramic picture.\
\<br> face detection \\face detection automatically focuses and optimizes exposure for sharp, brilliant pictures.\
\<br> auto scene detection \\automatically determines the appropriate scene type and optimizes exposure for sharp, vibrant pictures.\
\<br> image stabilization \\overcomes camera shake for clearer, sharper pictures.\
\<br> blink detection \\blink detection alerts you if a subject\'s eyes were closed so you can immediately retake the picture.\
\<br> in-camera red-eye removal \\remove red-eye immediately while viewing images on the lcd.\
Lower than average megapixels
Only 640 x 480 pixels video resolution

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

43
Portrait Photography
Mediocre
44
Landscape Photography
Mediocre
44
Everyday Photography
Mediocre
51
Sports Photography
Average
65
Wildlife Photography
Good

GE J1250 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Expert Reviews

This digital camera received an expert rating of 70% from about.com.

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GE Digital Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 154 owner and expert reviews (including 12 verified purchases), GE has very good reviews for its cameras.

Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

GE released the J1250 in February 2013.

Features

Lower Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the GE J1250 of only 12.2MP is in the lowest 21% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The megapixels of cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Average Optical Zoom

The GE J1250's optical zoom of 5x is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 61% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Video Resolution

The GE J1250 has a maximum video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. That's 85% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 3840 x 3840 pixels (best). A video resolution of 640 x 480 is known as VGA.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the GE J1250 of 3 is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 26% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The GE J1250 has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of cameras.

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Very Light

The GE J1250's weight of only 130g is lighter than 76% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Cameras have weights of between 50g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The GE J1250 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of digital cameras.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The internal memory of the GE J1250 of only 18MB is smaller than 75% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The smallest internal memory of digital cameras is 1MB, the biggest is 700MB, and the average internal memory is 50MB.

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Features Smile Detection

The GE J1250 features smile detection, unlike 89% of cameras which do not feature smile detection.

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Very Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the GE J1250 of 35mm is very long compared to most other cameras. It is longer than 97% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the GE J1250 of 0.435" is pretty typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 13% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most other cameras, the GE J1250 does not support Full HD video. 76% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

The maximum memory card size of the GE J1250 of only 8GB is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 8% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Cameras have maximum memory card sizes of between 1GB and 260GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 43GB.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The GE J1250 does not feature bluetooth. 95% of cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The GE J1250's digital zoom of 5.7x is in the biggest 23% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the cameras the digital zooms range from 1x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The GE J1250 supports a maximum still image resolution of 640 x 480. That's 90% lower still image resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1712 x 1712. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Only 320 X 240 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the GE J1250 is 320 x 240 pixels. That's 96% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels digital camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. The best resolution of all cameras is 4096 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 160 x 120 pixels.

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Only 180 Battery Life

Most cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life, including the GE J1250 which takes 180 battery life.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the GE J1250 of only 2.7" is smaller than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is smaller than 86% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The average display diagonal of all cameras is 2.9", with the smallest being 1" and the largest being 7.7".

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

zectrondigital 2x16z

Barcodes:

00810027014993, 00810027015006, 00810027015013, 05053650362139

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