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BenQ G1

alaTest has collected and analyzed 36 reviews of BenQ G1. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the portability. The screen also gets good feedback. There are some less positive reviews about the price and design.

usability, screen, portability

zoom, design, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the BenQ G1 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for BenQ G1


alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 user reviews of BenQ G1 from The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on

93% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Mar, 2020

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BenQ G1 review


The BenQ G1 is the world's slimmest digital camera with tilting screen

Tilt and twist LCD screen ; Simple to use ; Compact chassis

Priced at a slight premium ; Audibly noisy zoom ; Design a tad boxy

Aug, 2012

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BenQ G1 review


An enthusiast's compact for a pauper's price?

It's a unique package for the price, but the BenQ is more of an enthusiastic pretender than a genuine high-end compact.

Sep, 2012

Expert review by : ePHOTOzine (

BenQ G1 Compact Camera Review


One of the neat things about the new BenQ G1 is that it has all of it's key features written over the camera body, which certainly makes writing the features list easier, although it's the opposite of what most of the other manufacturers do, with most...

Bright f/1.8 lens, 2 year warranty, Free case included, 6fps continuous shooting, Manual controls

Lacks RAW, Images lack detail, Slow focus and general operation, Lime green menus, Unimpressive build quality

Oct, 2012

Expert review by : Gavin Stoker (

BenQ G1 Review


The BenQ G1 is a compact camera with a fast f/1.8-4.9 lens and a swivelling rear screen. Billed as the world's slimmest camera in its class, the BenQ G1 is built around a 14-megapixel sensor and a 24-110mm equivalent lens that features optical image...

It’s fair to say that BenQ probably won’t be most photographers’ first choice of camera - not even those trading up from a mobile phone or looking to update an older snapshot model, both of whom would potentially be the ideal audience. And, while the...

Dec, 2012

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