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GE J1455 Digital Camera

Compact Camera 14.1MP 5x Aug 2012
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Good product quality
Good quality lens
Reasonably priced

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Design

Good Product Quality

Three owners wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was good quality. Davina rated the GE J1455 the highest possible rating of 5 stars and she mentioned on Amazon “A good quality finish” in her review of this digital camera. Davina also said “It has a superb lens, which produces excellent quality images in all circumstances” in her review.

Easy to Use

One owner who bought the GE J1455 considered that it was easy to use. One owner who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to use the menus. Davina mentioned six years ago “A simple and easy to follow menu” in her review of this digital camera.


Good Quality Lens

One customer said in their reviews that it had a good lens. One customer concluded that the product had a good zoom. Davina wrote “Could easily handle much more zoom with no loss of image qualities( In my opinion up to 20x, easily”.

Good Quality Pictures

One customer who purchased it reckoned that it had a good image sensor. Digicambuyer.co.uk mentioned in their review of this digital camera “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 reviewed the GE J1455 thought it was able to produce good images.

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Price

Reasonably Priced

Three customers who bought the GE J1455 agreed that it was good value for money. Digicambuyer.co.uk wrote on expert review site Digicam Buyer.co.uk “Buy this if practical and budget are on the top of your wish list”. Davina mentioned on Amazon “This is a superb camera for the price” in her review of this digital camera and rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Davina also said “They should get a GOLD STAR FOR IT- IT REALLY IS OUTSTANDING, in such a low cost and excellent quality camers” in her review.


Reviews

Good Brand

GE is one of the better rated camera brands according to average reviews from users and experts, and GE also has good reviews for its medium megapixel digital cameras.


Features

Good Technical Features

One person said in their reviews that the product had good features. Davina said on Amazon “It is as good as all well known brands, has all the same features” in her review of this digital camera.


Display

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this digital camera range from 2" to 4.8", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the GE J1455 has a quite large display diagonal compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera.

There are a number of other 3" screen cameras currently available that you might want to consider including the Sony NEX-3NL which has better reviews.

If you are looking for a camera with a larger display diagonal then you might also want to look at the D4 (£4,689.00) (3.2"), or the D4S (£3,379.99) (3.2") both from Nikon or the Leica T (£359.00) (3.7") which also has a higher rating.

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Lens System

Fairly Big Digital Zoom

At 5.7 times zoom factor, the GE J1455 has a fairly big digital zoom compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this digital camera. Digital cameras of a similar spec and age to this camera have digital zooms of between 1x and 120x.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 5.7x digital zoom cameras currently available including the GE X5 (£55.00) which has better reviews.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

Cameras of this age and type have optical zooms of between 0.34x and 65x, and the average optical zoom is 14x. With an optical zoom of only 5 times zoom factor, the GE J1455 has a fairly small optical zoom compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera.

There are a number of other 5x optical zoom digital cameras currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Nikon 26, or the Samsung SAMSUNG DV300F.

Digital cameras with a bigger optical zoom that might also be worth considering include the Nikon D5100 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR (£239.99) (5.8x), or the Canon 150 (8x) which also has a higher rating.

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Very Big Maximum Aperture Number

The GE J1455 has one of the bigger maximum aperture numbers (only 4.7) amongst similar spec cameras of this age. Digital cameras of a similar type and age to this digital camera have maximum aperture numbers of between 2.5 and 38.

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Very Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the GE J1455 of 35 millimeters is one of the longest amongst cameras that came out more than two years ago. The average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of similar spec digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this camera is 26mm.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The GE J1455 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this digital camera.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

This camera has a still image resolution(s) of 640 x 480, which is the most commonly found still image resolution(s) on medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The GE J1455 has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to this digital camera also have a built-in flash.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The GE J1455 has a USB 2.0 port, as do most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera.

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Focusing

Features Smile Detection

The GE J1455 features smile detection. Most of the other digital cameras of this type and age also feature smile detection.

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Packaging Content

Has a Battery Charger Included

The GE J1455 has a battery charger included. Most of the other cameras of this spec and age also have a battery charger included.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports PictBridge

The GE J1455 supports PictBridge. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this digital camera also support PictBridge.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The GE J1455 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other similar spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera.

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera, the GE J1455 does not support Full HD video.

Alternative cameras which also support Full HD video that you might want to look at include the Sony SLT-A57Y which is also higher rated.

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Only 320 X 240 Pixels Video Resolution

The GE J1455 supports a maximum video resolution of 320 x 240 pixels. That's 75% less video resolution than the most frequently found video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels. Digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to this camera video resolutions range from 320 x 120 pixels to 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Video Resolution

The GE J1455 has a maximum video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. That's 67% less video resolution than the most common maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

A 640 x 480 pixels maximum video resolution is in fact the worst video resolution amongst all digital cameras of a comparable age and type to this camera.

The best video resolution amongst comparable types of digital camera is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Battery

Only 180 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The GE J1455 is a camera that takes 180 shots battery life (CIPA standard).

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Memory

Very Small Internal Memory

The GE J1455 has a quite small internal memory (only 18 megabytes) compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera. The smallest internal memory of cameras of a similar age and spec to this camera is 8MB and the biggest is 8GB.

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Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this camera was released.


Weight & Dimensions

Average Weight

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

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ge j1455sl, ge j1455rd
Barcodes 00810027016027, 00810027016034, 00810027016041

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