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GE X5

alaTest has collected and analyzed 155 reviews of GE X5. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. People really like the lens and viewfinder. The zoom and image quality also get good opinions, but opinions about the screen and usability are mixed. There are some critical comments about the low light performance and storage.

price, image quality, zoom, viewfinder, lens

performance, flash, storage, low-light

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the GE X5 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for GE X5

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 34 user reviews of GE X5 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk.

88% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Jan, 2020

Expert review by : Joshua Goldman (cnet.com)

GE X5 review

 

Reviewing budget cameras is tricky. Add in a brand name that is synonymous with another product category like light bulbs and appliances and taking the camera seriously is even more difficult. Such is the case with the GE X5.

The GE X5 offers a lot for its low price, including a 15x wide-angle zoom lens and semimanual and manual controls.

The X5's shooting performance is really slow, and it's not good indoors without a flash and in low-light conditions.

The GE X5 megazoom is a very good value, as long as you understand its photo and performance limitations.

Apr, 2011

Expert review by : Jodie Tyley (digicambuyer.co.uk)

GE X5

 

This affordable bridge camera promises a lot but does it deliver?

Don’t be lured in by the long list of advanced features this camera has. Image quality is more important and, in this respect, the X5 doesn't deliver.

Oct, 2010

Expert review by (ephotozine.com)

GE X5 Super Zoom Digital Camera Review

 

GE enters the superzoom market with a 15x reach and a 14Mp resolution, all packed up in a bridge-style camera for under £130.

15x optical zoom; 14.1Mp resolution; Good grip; Excellent build quality; Wide angle lens

Colour fringing

Oct, 2010

Consumer review (cnet.com)

"Don't buy this crap!"

 

piece of junk

can be a nice paper weight.

piece of trash

Mar, 2012

Consumer review (cnet.com)

"Piece of junk, will only focus occasionally."

 

Piece of junk, will only focus occasionally. Sent back for repair, was told camera was OK. It supposedly has auto focus but my pictures come out blurry most of the time. Wouldn't wish one on an enemy.

Takes nice pictures when it feels like working.

Won't focus most of the time.

Jan, 2012

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Best for the Price

 

I bought the camera for my girlfriend and she loves it, as a matter of fact she signed up for a photography class just to show off/learn more abut her new camera. Money well spent in my opinion.

14 MP - on a 1080p screen you cn zoom in on a picture far enough to see if anyone was wearing coverup to cover and pimples - exceptionally clear. Tons of features

I knew before I bought it what it would look like, but I can't help to wonder why 4 AA batterys and why did the batterys it came with die in the first day of use ; Again, known before purchase, it only has a 27mm lens

Dec, 2010

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Amazing deal

 

It isn't a con, but there is a nearly imperceptible whir when moving the camera quickly. This is completely negated by the image stabilization quality. This is also probably the culprit. It is barely audible, and I am only noting it for review clarity,...

This camera replaced a 8 MP digital camera, non-SLR, and wow. The difference is amazing. It has a nice, dense feel in the hands without being heavy, the buttons aren't cramped together, the auto-focus is a nice feature, and the camera is overall very...

Camera showed up with 2 fingerprints on the lens, not too happy about that. The heft to the camera could cause some people to be overly nervous in it's use, especially if used to the negligible weight of a digital camera. It weighs about 3x as much as...

Dec, 2010

Consumer review (newegg.com)

excellent

 

excellent

nothing

Dec, 2010

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Newegg Rules

 

At the house in one day! Newegg & free shipping can't be beat

Big package small price

NA ............no complaints

Dec, 2010

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Surprisingly good camera

 

For the typically low price, this is an exceptional deal. I've got a number of other digital cameras and this camera closely approaches their capability at at a much less painful price.

Lots of features. Uses AA batteries

Full resolution not obvious on camera screen (but there in the saved computer file)

Dec, 2010

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