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...