Pros

  • Low price
  • Face detection

Cons

  • Low image quality
  • Uncomfortable zoom control

At A Glance

The G1 is inexpensive and crams a slew of features into a compact design, but image quality and usability are sub par.

Manufacturer’s Description

Our most compact camera is big on performance, Ultra-slim, a 3x optical zoom and a 4.5x digital zoom, a vibrant 2.5-inch LCD screen, 7 Megapixels, and a highly intuitive interface. Powered by rechargeable Lithium-ion battery.

The Specs

Battery Information
Battery Built-in No
Battery Included Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 2.50 "
Effective Camera Resolution 7.1 Megapixels
Exposure
Shortest Shutter Speed 1/2000 Second
Longest Shutter Speed 30 Second
Flash
Flash Modes Auto Flash, Red-eye Reduction, Flash OFF
General Information
Manufacturer General Imaging Company
UPC Code 810027010216
Manufacturer Part Number G1BK
Brand Name GE
Product Name G1 Compact Camera
Marketing Information

Our most compact camera is big on performance, Ultra-slim, a 3x optical zoom and a 4.5x digital zoom, a vibrant 2.5-inch LCD screen, 7 Megapixels, and a highly intuitive interface. Powered by rechargeable Lithium-ion battery.

Product Model G1
Product Type Compact Camera
Image
Maximum Image Resolution 3072 x 2304
Lens
Optical Zoom 3.0 x
Digital Zoom 4.5
Image Stabilization Electronic
Focus Modes Auto
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • G1 Digital Camera
  • Rechargeable Lithium-ion Batteries
  • Battery Charger
  • USB Cable
  • AV Cable
  • Wrist Strap
  • Manuals
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Warranty Card
  • CD-ROM
  • Physical Characteristics
    Height 2.5"
    Width 3.6"
    Depth 0.8"
    Weight (Approximate) 3.35 oz
    Video
    Video Formats MPEG-4
    Maximum Video Resolution 640 x 480
    Maximum Frame Rate 30 fps
    Viewfinder
    Viewfinder Type No
    Warranty
    Limited Warranty 1 Year

    Performance

    Performance (New)
    Exposure Poor
    Color Poor
    Sharpness Poor
    Distortion Fair
    Performance
    Image Quality, Sharpness 32.6
    Image Quality, Exposure--Flash 55.1
    Image Quality, Color 54.6
    Image Quality, Exposure--Normal 45.0
    Battery Life (minutes) 144.75
    Image Quality, Exposure 48.0
    Number of Shots 265.0
    Image Quality, Distortion 51.5
    Battery Life Score Good
    Image Quality, Overall 52.1
    Number of Batteries 1
    Image Quality Score Fair