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GE J1455 Digital Camera

14.1MP 5x CCD Aug 2012
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
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15 Reasons For

Good Product Quality

Some GE J1455 owners who bought this digital camera reckoned that it was good quality. Davina said “A good quality finish” in her review. Davina also wrote “It has a superb lens, which produces excellent quality images in all circumstances”.

Reasonably Priced

Several customers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was good value for money. Davina scored this digital camera very highly and she said on Amazon “This is a superb camera for the price” in her review of the GE J1455. Davina also mentioned “They should get a GOLD STAR FOR IT- IT REALLY IS OUTSTANDING, in such a low cost and excellent quality camers”.

One customer considered that it was cheap. Digicambuyer.co.uk wrote in their GE J1455 review on Digicam Buyer.co.uk seven years ago “Buy this if practical and budget are on the top of your wish list”.

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Good Quality Lens

One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good lens. One GE J1455 owner who purchased it thought it had a good zoom. Davina mentioned on Amazon “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 bought the product considered that it was able to produce good images.

One GE J1455 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the GE J1455 had a good image sensor. Seven years ago Digicambuyer.co.uk said “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”.

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Easy to Use

One customer mentioned that this digital camera was easy to use the menus. Davina said on Amazon “A simple and easy to follow menu”. One GE J1455 owner who reviewed this digital camera thought it was easy to use.

Good Technical Features

One GE J1455 reviewer wrote that this digital camera had good features. Davina said on Amazon six years ago “It is as good as all well known brands, has all the same features” in her GE J1455 review.

GE Has Good Digital Camera Reviews

Compact cameras built by GE have good ratings on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all cameras (not just compact cameras) and found that GE also has good ratings across its entire range.

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CCD Sensor Type

This camera has a CCD sensor type, which is typical of many compact 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.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras that have a CCD sensor and we think the Canon SX150 IS[plb_41047_price], the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77[plb_1836487_price], and the Fujifilm FinePix JX500[plb_1672380_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of compact cameras that have been available for a similar time to the J1455 is 2.8", and the display diagonals range from 1" to 4.8". The GE J1455 has one of the larger display diagonals (3 inches) amongst similar spec cameras of this age.

If you would prefer a larger display diagonal then you might also want to look at the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77[plb_1836487_price] (3.5" and higher rated), or the Samsung GC100[plb_2600424_price] (4.8" and higher rated).

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

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

If you are looking for a digital camera with a better memory card type then you might also want to look at the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC), or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40[plb_2046319_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC) which is also higher rated.

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Quite Big Digital Zoom

Across all the cameras that have been available for around the same time as the J1455 the digital zooms range from 1x to 810x. With a digital zoom of 5.7 times zoom factor, the GE J1455 has one of the bigger digital zooms amongst compact cameras of this age.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

Like most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to the J1455, the GE J1455 has an image stabilizer.

There are a number of other digital cameras with an image stabilizer currently available which you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], the Nikon 25[plb_1676851_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77[plb_1836487_price].

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other compact cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the J1455, the GE J1455 has a built-in flash.

There are a number of alternative cameras with a built-in flash currently available that you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the X10[pl_1150_price], or the FinePix JX500[pl_1672380_price] both from Fujifilm.

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Has Six White Balances

The GE J1455 has a greater number of white balance modes than most compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The white balances "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Fluorescent", "Incandescent" and "Manual" are also found on this GE digital camera.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto/Manual focus adjustment, which is typical of many cameras of a similar type and age to it.

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17 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Video Capability

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

Other cameras which also support video capability that you might want to consider include the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], the Nikon 25[plb_1676851_price], or the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS[plb_1206_price] 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. Most of the other cameras that have been around for around the same time as the J1455 also do not support Full HD video.

We compared all the other cameras which also support Full HD video to this camera and we think the X10[pl_1150_price], or the F800EXR[pl_1518759_price] both from Fujifilm which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most compact cameras that came out more than two years ago do not support wi-Fi. The GE J1455 is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

Other digital cameras which also support wi-Fi that you might want to look at include the Fujifilm FinePix Z1000EXR[plb_394895_price], the Sony DSC-RX100M2[plb_1610616_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ71[plb_2770268_price] which is also higher rated.

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Not 3D

The GE J1455 is not 3D. Most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age are also not 3D.

Digital cameras which are 3D that might also be worth looking at include the Lumix DMC-FZ60[pl_2384424_price], or the Lumix DMC-TZ40[pl_2046319_price] both from Panasonic or the Nikon 9300[plb_408824_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The GE J1455 does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the J1455 also do not have a GPS (satellite).

We think you might also be interested in other digital cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) including the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS[plb_1143510_price], or the Panasonic DMC-FT4[plb_1353102_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

The GE J1455 is not waterproof, although this is within the context that most of the other similar spec cameras that came out around the same time as the J1455 are also not waterproof.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution(s)

This digital camera has a still image resolution(s) of 640 x 480, which is the most frequently found still image resolution(s) on compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Only Features Five Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the GE J1455 is more than most comparable spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the J1455. The flash modess "Flash off", "Forced on", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this GE camera.

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Only 180 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

Most digital cameras of this age and type take between 110 and 1,249 battery life (CIPA standard)s, including the GE J1455 which takes 180 battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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Only 320 X 240 Pixels Video Resolutions

The highest video resolution supported by the GE J1455 is 320 x 240 pixels. That's 75% less video resolution than a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by compact cameras that came out around the same time as the J1455.

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

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

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Only Has Four Shooting Modess

The number of shooting modes found on the GE J1455 is more than most digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This digital camera has an Auto shooting modes, which is the most frequently found shooting modes found on compact cameras that came out more than two years ago. The shooting modess "Manual", "Movie" and "Scene" are also found on this GE digital camera.

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Quite Big Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture numbers of compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the J1455 range from 1.8 to 72. With a maximum aperture number of only 4.7, the GE J1455 has a fairly big maximum aperture number compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The GE J1455 has one of the smaller internal memorys (only 18 megabytes) amongst compact cameras of this age. The smallest internal memory of comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the J1455 is 6.9MB, the biggest is 8.2GB, and the average internal memory is 290MB.

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Quite Few Total Megapixels

The total megapixelss of digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the J1455 range from 10MP to 48MP, and the average total megapixels is 16MP. With a total megapixels of only 14.2 megapixels, the GE J1455 has a quite few total megapixels compared to most of the other digital cameras that came out around the same time as the J1455.

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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 frequently found maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. The best video resolution of all compact cameras that were released more than two years ago is 1920 x 1080 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The GE J1455 has a greater number of supported image formats than most compact cameras that are a similar age to it. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by compact cameras that are a comparable age to the J1455.

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Very Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Across all the digital cameras of this age and type the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s range from 5mm to 39mm. With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 35 millimeters, the GE J1455's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is one of the longest amongst compact cameras that have been available for a similar time to the J1455.

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4 Other reasons to consider the GE J1455

Released Over Four Years Ago

GE released the J1455 over four years ago.

Average Optical Zoom

At 5 times zoom factor, the GE J1455 has a relatively standard optical zoom compared to most of the other compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the J1455.

There are a number of alternative 5x optical zoom cameras currently available that you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Canon S120[plb_1602828_price], or the Samsung SAMSUNG ST96[plb_1338363_price].

If you want a bigger optical zoom then you might want to look at the Canon 150[plb_2176458_price] (8x and higher rated).

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Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 14.1 megapixels, the GE J1455 has a pretty typical megapixel compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 14.1MP digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot A3200 IS[plb_1463972_price], or the Casio Exilim EX-ZS5[plb_406570_price].

Cameras with a higher megapixel that might also be worth considering include the Panasonic DMC-TZ55[plb_2145740_price] (16MP).

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Average Weight

The GE J1455 has a relatively standard weight (130 grams) compared to most of the other cameras that were launched around the same time as the J1455.

Alternative 130g cameras currently available that you might also want to consider include the Canon ELPH 320 HS[plb_1385328_price] which has better reviews.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
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)
Focus Adjustment
Smile Detection
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Focus
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
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
Camera
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Capacity
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Battery Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
Cables Included
Battery Charger Included
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

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-RD, ge j1455, ge j1455r, ge j1455s, ge j1455sl, ge j1455rd
Barcodes 00810027016027, 00810027016034, 00810027016041

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