General Imaging has announced two new digital cameras, the GE J1050 and the J1250 (pictured). Shared features include Pan-Capture Panorama; Auto Scene Detection; Blink, Smile and Face Detection; Image Stabilisation and in-camera Red-Eye Removal. Out of these, Pan-Capture Panorama is the most interesting, which allows the creation of seamless panoramic photographs without a need for stitching. Also, both cameras have a 35-175mm equivalent zoom lens and a 2.7”; 230,400-dot TFT LCD. They practically only differ in their pixel count and price: the GE J1050 is a ten-megapixel model costing $129, whereas the GE J1250 is a twelve-megapixel camera that sells for $149.
GE Press Release
GE Digital Cameras Deliver Exceptional Features with New J Series.
TORRANCE, Calif. (Sept. 17, 2009) – Whether capturing family smiles, vacation destinations or the best of the holidays, photographers will find it even easier to take great pictures with the brand new J Series digital cameras from General Imaging, the worldwide exclusive licensee for GE digital cameras. The feature-packed J1050 and J1250 models will be on display for the first time this evening at the Pepcom Holiday Spectacular press event in New York.
The J Series offers an exceptional value for anyone looking for the latest camera features to help them take better pictures. Both the J1050 and J1250 include a host of advanced, yet easy-to-use features that deliver stunning pictures, including Pan-Capture Panorama for seamless, wide-angle shots; Auto Scene Detection for sharp, vibrant pictures in any setting; Blink, Smile and Face Detection to showcase the best of the people you’re photographing; Image Stabilization for high quality, vivid images; and In-Camera Red-Eye Removal. Each camera is only 0.8-inch thin, and the 2.7-inch LCD screen is equipped with Auto Adjust Brightness for perfect screen visibility indoors and outdoors.
The all-new J1050 digital camera features an impressive 10.1-megapixel resolution and 5X optical zoom lens. Compact and stylish, the all-in-one J1250 digital camera delivers 12.2 megapixels of resolution for stunning enlargements, also with a powerful 5X optical zoom. The stylish J Series digital cameras are available in black and a number of other colors, and include a rechargeable LI-ion battery.
“General Imaging offers consumers a tremendous value, and our new J Series is no exception,” says Paul Meyhoefer, General Imaging’s vice president of Marketing and Product Planning. “With the J1050 and J1250, you don’t need to spend a lot of money for a camera that’s easy-to-use and includes the latest advanced features to help you take better photos.”
The J1050 and J1250 will soon be available from retailers and on-line etailers for suggested retail prices of $119.99 and $139.99, respectively.
About General Imaging
Based in Torrance, Calif., General Imaging is the worldwide exclusive licensee for GE branded digital cameras. Unveiling its first cameras in March 2007, General Imaging has set a new precedent for high-quality, feature-rich cameras that offer excellent value.
For more information about the J Series and the entire line of GE brand digital cameras, please visit www.ge.com/digitalcameras.