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GE X500

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Reviews and Problems with GE X500

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Overall 2
2.0

This is a horrid little camera!!

Stormy1, Amazon
24 November 2013
  • Summary: I had one of these GE X-5 Digital cameras 2 or 3 years ago and got it locally. It worked very good, was speedy and took nice photos until I dropped it by mistake. So, recently I ordered basically the similar GE X-500 camera on Amazon for a decent price. This camera is slightly updated compared to my GE X-5 also sold here. I know this camera has a lot of good reviews and ratings on it...but this camera I got this time around is basically a piece of junk.
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Overall 2
2.0

AWFUL

Kate Kolb, Amazon
4 February 2013
  • Summary: If I could give this camera negative stars, I would. The screen display on the back is severely discolored to the point that you can't even tell what the composition of the picture is supposed to be. that's really the only way to take a picture, too. There's no good setting for just looking through the viewfinder. the image on the screen is awful. it's blurry and grainy and would be impossible to tell if you had a good shot.
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Overall 2
2.0

Problems focusing

Heather, Amazon
21 January 2013
  • Summary: I have used digital cameras a great deal (about 60-100 pics per day) for my profession. This is absolutely the worst camera I have purchased to date. Macro is virtually non-existant and the camera tends to focus and then go out of focus and soon as you press the button to actually take the photo.
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Overall 2
2.0

Do not buy this camera!

Deborah, Amazon
5 December 2012
  • Summary: GE sucks. I bought this camera based on amazon reviews before taking a family trip to Ireland. We must have gotten a lemon. It worked fine before we went, but then, halfway through the trip, I had the awful discovery that 80% of my photos, which looked fine after I took them, had disappeared. Instead of my photos of the bucolic countryside, I saw nothing. White space. When I returned home and called GE, the first person I spoke with was sarcastic and unhelpful.
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Overall 2
2.0

Must be defective design

William Evins, Amazon
7 June 2012
  • Summary: I just purchased two of these at the same time. I also recently purchased, just prior to the GE purchase, two Canon PowerShot SX150 IS 14.1MP Digital Cameras. The Canon's take a picture that is "in line" with the view on the preview screen, as one would expect. These GE's BOTH badly skew, like about one-third of the previewed picture is shifted out of the taken picture, or said differently, the picture from the view on the viewfinder versus the actual picture taken.
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Overall 2
2.0

Disappointed in the picture quality

Gail Dorroh, Amazon
19 September 2011
  • Summary: I am sorry to say that I was very disappointed in the picture quality from this camera. The features are great but no matter what setting I chose, the pictures were very blurry. I would not reorder this camera again.
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Overall 2
2.0

Please, don't buy this camera

Jessica S., Amazon
10 July 2011
  • Summary: I bought this camera because the reviews were great, and I wanted something that was a step up from my current camera. I'm returning it. I've never returned anything to Amazon. I usually find a way around it. Give the item to someone else. Anything, but go through a return. This camera was so bad, I'm angry. Macro? No. Not even close to working. I couldn't get a shot of a flower in focus from any setting/distance.
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Overall 2
2.0

You pay for what you get...

zunni, Amazon
20 May 2011
  • Summary: I've had this camera for more than a year now - it has some oddities folks should know about - I purchased this for photography in open landscapes - specifically, a Death Valley trip and discovered it has sensitivities to heat - it's VERY slow to process and perhaps for landscapes I thought this would be adequate - I must have lost more than a couple of hundred images - I have no idea what the problem was - it was not the SD card, it's something in the camera system -...
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Overall 2
2.0

Nicht für Aufnahmen von Kindern oder Objekte in Bewegung geeignet.

Amazon Customer, Amazon
24 February 2013
  • Summary: Ich wollte die Kamera für Kinderaufnahmen haben. Leider ist die Auslösezeit zu langsam (ca. 30 sek.) Ich habe es nicht geschaft die Kinder in Aktion zu fotografieren.......................
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Overall 2
2.0

Une daube!!

Giordan, Amazon
21 March 2012
  • Summary: Je voulais un bridge en second appareil à tout faire. Je possède déjà un Canon 50D. J'ai essayé le GE X500 pendant une semaine, son prix étant très attractif!! Un conseil, donnez votre argent à un pauvre SDF vous ne le regretterez pas!! Ce bridge et la plus grosse daube jamais sortie!! Je ne vais pas rentrer dans les détails techniques cela n'en vaut même pas la peine!! J'ai donc opté pour un Fujifilm HS20 EXR, un bijoux!!
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