Excerpt: The G1 ($150 street price) is one of the first digital cameras from GE, a company
more famous for light bulbs and jet engines than digital cameras. GE isn't
actually designing or producing these cameras -- rather, they've licensed their
brand to General Imaging, a new company founded by a former Olympus executive.
Pros: Compact, stylish metal body, Good continuous shooting mode, In-camera panorama stitching, Live histogram in record mode
Cons: Photos are soft, with fuzzy/mushy details (due to noise reduction), color casts, and vignetting, Useless ISO 800 and 1600 settings, Redeye a big problem, in-camera removal tool didn't help much, Camera feels very "cheap" in your hands, Stiff, uncomfortable zoom controller; plastic tripod mount; poorly located I/O port, LCD difficult to see outdoors; low resolution, Sluggish startup speed, Poor low light focusing, No optical viewfinder, Lousy video quality, Unimpressiv...
Excerpt: The G1 compared to a standard Compact Disc. Continue on to Features & Controls GE G1 Specifications Imaging Elements 1/2.5-inch color CCD (total pixels: 7.40 million, effective pixels: 7.07 million) Image Files Format Still Images: JPEG (Exif Ver.2.2) Movies: MPEG4 Audio: Wave (Monoaural) Recording Media 26MB built-in flash memory, SDHC Memory Card, SD Memory Card (Up to 4GB support) Image Size (Pixels) Still images: 7MP: 3072�2304 (3:2)6MP: 3072�2048 (16:9)5MP:...