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GE E1480W

alaTest has collected and analyzed 152 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the usability and portability. The size and build quality also get good feedback. There are some mixed comments about the screen. Many are less positive about the connectivity.

value for money, build quality, size, portability, usability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the GE E1480W is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 152 reviews)

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General Electric E1480W


Fast and responsive. Slim body with 8x optical zoom lens. Lots of features for the price

Noisy images unless conditions are near-perfect. Lackluster UI. Proprietary USB port

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Amazon review summary for GE E1480W


alaTest has collected and analyzed 147 user reviews of GE E1480W from The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on

value for money, build quality, size, portability, usability

69% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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E1480W 14MP


The size is perfect for slipping into my pocket, since I hate carrying around a bulky camera. With 14MP & 8X zoom this camera can take shots that rival most larger cameras. Has features found in cameras costing twice the price

8x Optical Zoom","Good image stabilization","Great price","Looks feels well made","Tons of Features","Very good image quality

None for me


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GE’s E1480W versatile digital camera


With the E1480W GE has packed everything that the majority of users will want in a digital camera. Despite having a resolution of 14.1Mpixels, a 3 inch LCD screen and a X8 zoom they have still managed to fit it into a package, at a competitive price,...

This camera, with a £149.99 SRP (and so will no doubt have a lower street price), will appeal to those who feel it is worth paying a bit extra for the additional features as well as those who, while they may have a larger camera such as an SLR, want a...

Product Specifications


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


Bluetooth: No
HDMI Interface: No
PictBridge: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

3D: No
Bridge Camera: No
Chip Type:CCD
Product Type:Compact Camera
Sensor Size:1/2.3''
SLR / Compact:Compact Camera


Longest Shutter Speed in s:4
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/1200


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


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