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GE X400 Camera User Review

Reader Reviews: User Reviews of GE Cameras

User Rating 5 Star Rating

By lostosbourne

GE X400 Camera User Review

Not my only favorite photo shot with this camera, but definately one of them.

Name of product: 

GE X400

Approximate date of purchase: 

April 2012

My Review 

I just bought this camera, and so I'm not completely used to it yet and I'm just learning what all the settings are for but this camera rocks! I love it!! The pictures I take for the most part are crystal clear. And the ones that are not are my own fault, because I have not learned all the settings yet. I took a picture of the moon and you can actually see it. With my old camera I couldn't even see it as a tiny dot. I love the macro. I have take pictures of flowers from about a half an inch away and they are clear and beautiful. I've also taken pictures of things and people while zooming in on them and they also come out clear if I have a steady grip on the camera. I took pictures of a light house and I was about two blocks away. I'm having trouble with action shots but Im sure I will learn soon. I try to test the camera out every day. The only thing I don't like is if you take a movie over a certain amount of minutes when you upload it to a computer it plays fine for about a minute or so and then it skips, gets distorted and won't play correctly. So for movies I would not recommend it. Better to get a digital movie camera. All in all I would say this camera is very good for the price I paid, which I got at Wal-Mart. I saw it online at the Walmart website and it was 158.00. I got it at the actual store for $113. I also bought the extended warranty. 5 star camera!

Camera "pros" 

Takes beautiful macros

Take clear zooms (even the moon)

Has a ton of settings (that I have not learned completely as of yet)

Great price

Feels like a professional camera because it's heavy and made of metal

Sounds like a professional camera when you snap the picture

Camera "cons" 

Video camera not very good. Only takes a minute or two and then after that it skips and is shaky and distorted.

Is this camera easy to use? 

Very easy to use

How is the image quality in good lighting? 

Shoots great photos

How is the image quality when using the flash? 

Shoots great photos

Do you like the camera's style and feel? 

Yes

How is the camera's LCD screen? 

Very sharp and bright

Do you feel like the camera is/was a good value? 

Yes

Would you recommend this to a friend? 

Yes

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