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alaTest has collected and analyzed 155 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the lens and viewfinder. The zoom and image quality also get good opinions. The low light performance and storage get critical views, while there are mixed reviews on the screen and usability.

price, image quality, zoom, viewfinder, lens

performance, flash, storage, low-light

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the GE X5 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Jodie Tyley (



This affordable bridge camera promises a lot but does it deliver?

Don’t be lured in by the long list of advanced features this camera has. Image quality is more important and, in this respect, the X5 doesn't deliver.

Oct, 2010

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GE X5 Super Zoom Digital Camera Review


GE enters the superzoom market with a 15x reach and a 14Mp resolution, all packed up in a bridge-style camera for under £130.

15x optical zoom; 14.1Mp resolution; Good grip; Excellent build quality; Wide angle lens

Colour fringing

Oct, 2010

Expert review by : Joshua Goldman (

GE X5 review


Reviewing budget cameras is tricky. Add in a brand name that is synonymous with another product category like light bulbs and appliances and taking the camera seriously is even more difficult. Such is the case with the GE X5.

The GE X5 offers a lot for its low price, including a 15x wide-angle zoom lens and semimanual and manual controls.

The X5's shooting performance is really slow, and it's not good indoors without a flash and in low-light conditions.

The GE X5 megazoom is a very good value, as long as you understand its photo and performance limitations.

Apr, 2011

Consumer review (



" i agree with most of the other reviews on this product, but i got a bargain, this product was reduced for one week only in my local asda store,(wall-mart) in other countries, i was going to purchase an e-tablet but the product wasn't in store at the...

Short Lag Time,Great Zoom

Too Large / Bulky


Apr, 2011

Consumer review (

GE HZ15 14MP Digital Compact Camera - Black


picture quality is fantastic and it's very easy to use

Jun, 2011

Consumer review (

great starter camera


fantastic value. fantastic features. great starter camera for myself as is easy to use.

Jun, 2011

Consumer review (

Great Bridge Camera


I have a digital compact camera which is very good, but like most people, I get annoyed on a sunny day when im squinting at the LCD screen. So I was on the lookout for a camera with an electronic viewfinder. The GE HZ15 has one, simple button, press...

Jun, 2011

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An excellent purchase


This is a remarkkable camera for the money, its capabilities are endless. For very bright weather the viewfinder is great. I couldn't imagine you could get so much technology for the price, which also included a FREE carry case. The batteries are very...

May, 2011

Consumer review (

Fantastic camera for the price


I have had a few camera's and for the price this is by far the best quality, there is a little more shake when you are at full zoom however with a steady hand this isn't a problem

Apr, 2011

Consumer review (

Great wee camera


Had this about a week now and I am finding it very good for the money. The optical zoom is great and features are good although the menu system could be better.

Apr, 2011

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