Now entering their third model year, GE digital cameras offer higher resolution and more powerful zooms than before, says the company. Each camera in the 2009 collection features at least 9 megapixels. Most of the popular features from earlier models are back for 2009, including blink, smile and face detection, auto-adjust brightness LCD, and in-camera red-eye removal.
In the G Series is the new G3WP, which is waterproof to a depth of 10 feet.The 12.2-megapixel G3WP also provides a 4x optical zoom and a 2.7-inch LCD. While all GE cameras employ image stabilization to overcome camera shake, General Imaging has included superior optical image stabilization technology in the E1276W and the X3. The X Series offers the 12.2-megapixel X3 with a 12x optical zoom and a 2.7-inch LCD.
In the E Series, the new 12.2-megapixel E1250TW camera utilizes touchscreen technology to allow the user to control certain features by touching icons displayed on the 3-inch LCD screen. The E1250TW also allows users to view high-definition photos connecting directly to their HDTV. Also new in the E Series are the 12.2-megapixel E1255W with 5x optical zoom and the 12.2-megapixel E1276W with a 7x optical zoom.
In the entry-level A Series are: the A950 with 9.1 megapixels, a 5x optical zoom, and a 2.5-inch LCD for $89.99; the A1035 with 10.1 megapixels, a 3x optical zoom, and 2.5-inch LCD for $89.99; the A1050 with 10.1 megapixels, a 5x optical zoom, and 2.5-inch LCD for $99.99; the A1235 with 12.2 megapixels, a 3x optical zoom, and a 2.5-inch LCD for $119.99; and the A1250 with 12.2 megapixels, a 3x optical zoom, and a 2.5-inch LCD for $129.99.