GE Cameras UK has announced, on the GE Cameras UK Facebook page
, that GE branded cameras and iPico projectors are no longer on sale in the UK, although they will continue to be sold in the USA.
We reviewed the GE X600
shown above, and found that it offered decent performance, and good value for money. However, with a general decline in the compact camera market, due to increasing use of smartphones, as well as known brands such as Sony
now offering budget priced ultra zoom cameras, it isn't entirely surprising to see camera companies struggling in this market.
From GE: WARRANTY INFORMATION
GE Branded cameras and ipico projectors are no longer on general sale in the UK although they continue to be sold in the USA.
GE branded cameras* purchased brand new (not previously owned or refurbished) in the UK will be subject to a years warranty from the date of purchase (subject to the terms above) providing te seller is a bonafide retailer and able to supply a receipt for the sale.
In the unlikely event of a GE camera requiring technical attention during the warranty period, please contact the service partner, JPSS Ltd. on 01782 753326 or by email on firstname.lastname@example.org.
JPSS Ltd. will be able to provide advice and assistance on technical matters
CAMERAS WITHOUT WARRANTY
Cameras damaged or outside of the warranty period will not be covered by the warranty. Under these circumstances, owners may wish to contact a local camera repair specialist for assistance. Alternatively, JPSS Ltd will be able to offer advice and may be able to supply a quotation for the required work.
NON TECHNICAL ENQUIRIES
All other enquiries should be made in writing to the registered address of General Imaging Europe Ltd:
17 Apollo Office Court, Radclive Road, Gawcott, MK18 4DF
Your statutory rights are unaffected by this notice.
*Includes ipico projectors