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Benq G1

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the design and portability. The size and performance also get good views, whereas there are some negative opinions about the zoom and value for money.

screen, performance, size, portability, design

value for money, zoom

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Benq G1 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

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BenQ G1 review


Can the BenQ G1 make its mark with this super slim camera which incoporates a tilt screen and bright f/1.8 aperture lens?

Tilt and twist LCD screen ; Simple to use ; Compact chassis

Priced at a slight premium ; Audibly noisy zoom ; Design a tad boxy

It may not be saying much in a world of stiff competition, but the BenQ G1 is probably the best digital camera we’ve seen from the brand to date.

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BenQ G1 Review


It's a unique package for the price, but the BenQ is more of an enthusiastic pretender than a genuine high-end compact.

BenQ G1 – overviewBenQ isn’t the first name that comes to mind when someone mentions camera manufacturers, but the firm is clearly trying to make a name for itself in the world of photography with t

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Amazon review summary for Benq G1


alaTest has collected and analysed 6 user reviews of Benq G1 from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on

screen, performance, size, build quality, portability

value for money, zoom

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: BenQ DSC G1 Digital Camera - Black (14MP, 4.6x Optical Zoom) 3.0 inch LCD

Product Specifications


Autofocus: No
Built-in Flash: Yes
Changeable Lens: No
Image Stabiliser: No
Integrated GPS Module: No
Touchscreen: No
View Finder Type:LCD Monitor


Bluetooth: No
PictBridge: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

3D: No
Chip Type:CMOS
Sensor Size:1/2.3''


Longest Shutter Speed in s:15
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/2000


Compact Flash Card: No
Memory Stick / Memory Stick Pro: No
Memory Stick Duo / Duo Pro: No
Micro Drive: No
Multimedia Card: No
SDXC Card: Yes
Secure Digital Card: Yes
Secure Digital High Capacity Card: Yes
XD Card: No


Aperture Priority: No
Face Detection Mode:Smile Detection
Movie / Voice Recording:Movie + Voice
RAW Format: No
Serial Shot Mode: Yes
Shutter Priority: No