From the Manufacturer
If you want it all, you’ll want one of the GE Pro series of bridge cameras. The new X500 is as powerful as it is easy to use. All the latest digital camera technology is seamlessly built in to reflect your own powerful sense of style and capture those priceless memories that define our lives. Get closer to the action and take photos like a pro with the X500 from GE’s Pro line of digital cameras.
16 Megapixels with 15x Optical Zoom
The X500’s 16 MP lens means your images will be alive with detail, capturing every nuance. A 15x optical zoom (combined with a 6x digital zoom) lets you get close to the action without needing to get right in the middle of it. A vivid 2.7-inch LCD screen with Auto Adjust Brightness lets you frame every shot with ease, letting you see exactly what you’re getting with each click.
As powerful as it is easy to use
All the latest digital camera technology is seamlessly built in
Electronic View Finder
In addition to the 2.7-inch LCD screen, the X500 has an electronic view finder for more accurate shots in real time and better scene composition.
Shoot Video with Ease
Capture all of your videos with ease. The X500 takes MPEG-4 videos in .MOV format with G.711 monaural audio for simple, one-touch recording of those special moments. And they’re easy to share using a USB connection or SD card reader.
High Dynamic Range (HDR) Adjustment
An in-camera HDR feature adjusts exposure for more detail in light and dark scenes. Get the right balance of detail no matter the lighting conditions. A 3200 ISO improves pictures in low lighting condition for optimal exposure.
Optical Image Stabilization with Auto Scene
Correct unintentional camera movements with automatic image stabilization, giving you crisp, clear photos. The Auto Scene feature automatically selects and sets the correct scene type for the sharpest, most vibrant pictures possible.
Face Auto Exposure and Smile Detection
Face Auto Exposure enhances facial features detected by the camera for true subject highlighting, making your friends and family jump out of your photos. Smile Detection lets you capture the right moment by allowing the shutter to automatically release when the subject’s smile appears.
Automatic Brightness Adjustment
An in-camera auto-brightness feature adjusts the camera’s LCD viewing screen for more detail in light and dark scenes. Get the right balance of detail no matter the lighting conditions.
Convenient, easy and no-hassle AA batteries keep you on the go. Get 300 shots from regular AA alkaline batteries, or up to 500 shots from AA NiMH batteries.
What’s in the Box
GE X500 digital camera, 4xAA alkaline batteries, USB cable, shoulder strap, CD-ROM, manual, Quick Start Guide, Feature Guides, warranty card.
Effective Image Sensor Pixels: 16 Megapixel
Anti-Shake: Optical Image Stabilization
Zoom: 15x Optical, 6x Digital
ISO Sensitivity: Auto, ISO 80 / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600/ 3200
Recording: 640×480 pixels: 30 fps / 15 fps, 320×240 pixels: 30 fps / 15 fps
Still Image: 16MP: 4608×3456, (16:9) 12MP: 4640×2608, 8MP: 3264×2448, 5MP: 2592×1944, 3MP: 2048×1536, 0.3MP: 640×480
Image Compression: Best, Fine, Normal
Movie Format: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264(MOV)
Audio Format: G.711 Monaural
Still Image Format: Exif 2.2 (JPEG)
Detection Features: Face Detection, Smile Detection, Blink Detection
High Dynamic Range: Yes
Internal Flash: Auto, Red-Eye Reduction, Forced Flash, No Flash, Slow Synchro, Red-Eye Reduction + Slow Synchro
Battery: AA alkaline or NiMH
Dimensions (W x H x D): 4.06″ × 2.92″ × 2.68″
GE X500 Power Pro Series Bridge Camera with Electronic View Finder, Optical Image Stabilization, 16MP, 15X Optical Zoom, 2.7″LCD, 27mm Wide Angle Lens and advanced features including Shutter & Aperture Priority mode, Program mode, ASCN, Pan-Capture Panorama, Smile & Blink Detection, Face Detection, Face Auto Exposure, Red-Eye Removal, High Dynamic Range. Power by AA Battery.What’s in the box: General Electric X500 Bridge Digital Camera – Black, 4x AA Alkaline Batteries, USB Cable, Shoulder Strap, CD-ROM Manual, Quick Start Guide, Feature Guide and One Year Limited. Warranty.