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General Imaging has announced three new digital cameras. Two of them, the G100 and E1410SW, feature the new Aptina A-Pix CMOS sensor for 10fps shooting and Full HD video, while another model, the J1456W is an entry level model with lithium ion battery.
From GE: GE cameras at IFA Berlin 2011 - General Imaging, the exclusive worldwide licensee of GE branded digital cameras, is pleased to announce their latest additions to the highly popular Power and Power PRO series with the new GE G100 and GE E1410SW cameras.
These are the first GE digital cameras to feature advanced Aptina™ A-Pix™ CMOS pixel technology, which brings distinct performance enhancing features to the new GE cameras.
- Increased shutter speed
- The ability to continuously shoot in high speed (10 fps)
- Advanced high-performance 1080p HD video recording capabilities
- Multi-Exposure, Object Tracking and HDR with image blending
- Enhanced light sensitivity for sharp images with vibrant colours
- Ability to shoot in low light conditions
The new J1456W expands the GE Smart series range and now offers consumers a rechargeable Lithium-ion battery model in the highly affordable, entry level category.
The GE J1456W features:
- 14 megapixels
- 5X optical zoom,
- a new 28mm wide-angle lens,
- 2.7’’ LCD
- 720p HD video recording
- and over 20 individual scene modes, including Pancapture, image stabilisation and new sketch mode, new compact design
“We are very excited to announce four new cameras to our 2011 line up, particularly with the addition of Aptina™ A-Pix™ CMOS pixel technology, to our Power and Power PRO series” said Masami Shimoda, President , General Imaging Europe Ltd. “We have extended our portfolio of already impressive cameras with feature rich models and more advanced technologies, that make stunning photos and videos effortless to capture and share. Our commitment to continuous innovation has become synonymous with GE cameras along with delivering cameras at competitive price points.”
Meet the New 2011 GE Digital Cameras
GE G100 Power Pro: (shown at the top) The GE G100 is a compact camera in the mega zoom category with 15X optical zoom, 14.4 megapixels and is the perfect option for the photography enthusiast moving from a point-and-shoot to a more powerful camera.
Aptina™ A-Pix™ CMOS pixel technology allows the G100 to shoot high-speed photos (10fps) and advanced high-performance 1080p Full-HD video. A built-in HDMI port allows users to connect the camera to a HDTV for instant sharing. The GE G100 is equipped with over 30 different shooting modes including manual exposure and all the must-have features GE digital cameras are known for, such as a large 3.0” high resolution LCD, optical image stabilisation and a 3200 ISO for more light sensitivity. Multi-Exposure, Object Tracking and HDR with image blending can all be found in the G100, available in Black, Red & White colour options in November 2011.
GE E1410SW Power Series: The GE E1410SW boasts 14.4 megapixels and 10X optical zoom in a slim and stylish design. This ultra-compact camera is ideal for anything from hiking trips to weekends in the city. The E1410SW is capable of taking sharp, multi-burst photos with increased shutter speed, a direct result of incorporating Aptina™ A-Pix™ CMOS pixel technology. Enhanced light sensitivity provides the best quality still images and the ability to take advanced, highperformance 1080p Full-HD video. The E1410SW also boasts a large 3.0” highresolution LCD, optical image stabilisation and a 3200 ISO for more light sensitivity. Multi-Exposure, Object Tracking and HDR with image blending This model is set to be released in November 2011 in a choice of four colours- Black, Red, Champagne & Brown.
GE X500 Power Pro Series: Building on the tremendous success of its first – and bestselling - GE X5 Power Pro “bridge” camera, the new GE X500 is even more powerful. The X500 features a 2.7’’ LCD as well as an Electronic View Finder, 16 megapixels, Optical Image Stabilisation, a powerful 15X optical zoom and 27mm Wide Angle Lens for clear, crisp pictures that bring you closer to the action. As easy to use as most point and shoot cameras, the GE X500 is an outstanding camera with many of the most popular and advanced features found in larger, more expensive SLRs. Advanced features like Manual, Shutter and Aperture Priority Exposure Modes; High Dynamic Range and Smile, Blink and Face Detection, make the X500 an attractive introduction to bridge cameras. The X500 is available now in black or white.
GE J1456W Smart Series: The GE J1456W adds a second rechargeable Lithium-ion battery model to the entry level Smart Series range. This model packs easy to use features including: Smile, Face and Blink Detection; red-eye removal; 720p HD video capabilities and the award-winning Pan-Capture Panorama shooting mode with a new 28mm wide angle lens. The GE J1456W will be one of the most affordable 5X Zoom, Li-on cameras on the market and is set to launch in October 2011. Available in Black, Silver or Red.