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GE X500

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GE X500 review

What Digital Camera
5 April 2012
  • Excerpt: The General Electric X500 looks a steal at a penny shy of £140 given its 15x optical zoom and range of features. But as the old adage ably puts it: ‘You get what you pay for’, so let’s see exactly...
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Overall 7
7.0

General Electric X500

PC Magazine
2 April 2012
  • Conclusion: The General Electric X500 doesn’t excel in performance, but it aces value, packing a big 15x zoom lens into a $150 camera.
  • Pros: Inexpensive. 15x zoom lens. Electronic viewfinder. Pop-up flash. Some manual controls. Simple to use.
  • Cons: Mediocre image quality. Dismal low-light performance. Slow.
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Overall 7
7.0

GE Power Pro

CNET
21 March 2012
  • Summary: The GE X500 megazoom is a very good value as long as you understand its photo and performance limitations.
  • Pros: The GE Power Pro X500 offers a lot for its low price including a 15x wide-angle zoom lens and semimanual and manual controls.
  • Cons: The X500's shooting performance is really slow and it's not good indoors without a flash and in low-light conditions.
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Overall 7
6.6

GE Power Pro X500 Digital Camera

good house keeping
16 September 2011
  • Excerpt: The GE Power Pro X500 is technically a high zoom camera, but its 15x optical zoom can't compete
  • Pros: Consumer testers found the controls easy to use, Fun scene modes, Face and smile detection, Inexpensive compared to other high-zoom models
  • Cons: Display looks primitive, Large and heavy, Slow photo repeat speed
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Overall 6
6.0

General Electric X500

Trusted Reviews
28 August 2012
  • Summary: Sometimes you really do get what you pay for – as this £100 superzoom illustrates all too well.
  • Pros: Inexpensive but well-featured, Flexible 15x optical zoom, Full manual controls
  • Cons: Poor overall performance, Shutter lag and slow AF, Inconsistent metering and poor image quality
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