26 May, 2009 by GE RSS

GE E1040 Digital Camera

GE E1040 Digital Camera

The brand name is easily recognized. So is the quality construction.

Just one look at the GE E1040 and you’ll know it’s made to perform fawlessly. Clad in a compact and ultra-contemporary body, this 10-megapixel camera exudes an attitude that lets casual photographers know it means serious business.

Its 4X optical zoom and a 4.5X digital zoom put your lens right in the heart of the action. With the E1040’s generous 3-inch LCD screen, you won’t have to guess what your picture is going to look like. And a simple, intuitive user interface makes it easy to navigate through the camera’s many functions.

Don’t want to wait to touch up your pictures on your computer? No problem. The E1040 offers both in-camera panoramic stitching and red-eye removal. And with other great features like face-tracking, electronic stabilization, MPEG-4 movie recording, a Lithium-ion battery and a 4 gigabyte SD/SDHC expansion slot, this camera will quickly become indispensable.

The E1040 may be an intermediate point-and-shoot camera, but its features are top-of-the-line. That’s why it’s one of the frst cameras worthy of the GE name.

Product Features

* 10-megapixel CCD captures enough detail for photo-quality poster-size prints
* 4x optical zoom; 4.5x digital zoom
* 3.0-inch LCD screen
* Built-in Face-Tracking, Panoramic Stitching, and Red-Eye Removal
* Capture images to SD memory cards (not included)

Technical Details

* Color: Black
* Effective pixels: 10.1 megapixels
* Image sensor: 1/1.7-inch CCD (10.54 megapixels)
* Lens focal length: 8.8mm (wide) to 35.2mm (tele)
* 35mm film equivalent: 40mm (wide) to 160mm (tele)
* F number: F2.9 (wide) to F6.3 (tele)
* Lens construction: 7 elements in 7 groups
* Optical zoom: 4x
* Digital zoom: 4.5x (combined zoom: 18x)
* Focusing range: Normal: 60cm to infinity; macro: 10cm to infinity; tele: 60cm to infinity
* Electronic image stabilization: Yes
* Recording pixels (still): 10 megapixels: 3648 x 2736; 9 megapixels: 3648 x 2432; 7 megapixels: 3648 x 2052; 5 megapixels: 2560 x 1920; 3 megapixels: 2048 x 1536; 2 megapixels: 1600 x 1200; 1 megapixel: 1024 x 768; 0.3 megapixels: 640 x 480
* Recording pixels (movie): 640 x 480 (25 fps/15 fps); 320 x 240 (25 fps/15 fps)
* Image compression: Best, fine, normal
* Still image format: Exif2.2 (JPEG)
* Movie format: MPEG4 image compression; G.711 monoaural audio
* Audio format: WAV (monoaural), max 60 seconds
* Shooting modes: Auto, manual, image stabilization, movie, scene (sport, children, indoor, leaf, snow, sunset, fireworks, glass, museum, landscape, night landscape, night portrait), panorama, portrait
* Face detection: Yes
* Red-eye removal: Yes
* Viewfinder: No
* LCD display: 3-inch TFT color LCD
* Resolution: 230,400 pixels
* ISO sensitivity: Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600/3200 equivalent
* AF method: Single AF, multi-AF (TTL 9 point), face detection, AF assist light (on/off)
* Light metering method: Artificial intelligence AE (AI AE), center-weighted average, spot (fixed to center of frame)
* Exposure control method: Program AE (AE lock available)
* Exposure compensation: +/- 2 EV in 1/3-step increments
* Shutter speed: 4 to 1/2000 second (manual 30s)
* Continuous shooting: Approximately 1.39 fps (large/fine mode)
* Playback modes: Single photo, index (4/9/16 thumbnails), slide show, movie (slow motion possible), zoom (approximately 1x to 8x), audio, histogram display
* White balance control: Auto (AWB), daylight, cloudy, fluorescent CWF, incandescent, manual
* Internal flash: Auto, red-eye reduction, forced flash, no flash, slow synchro, red-eye reduction+slow synchro
* Internal memory: 26 MB
* Card slot: SD/SDHC slot (up to 4 GB)
* Other features: PictBridge, ExifPrint support, multi-language support (11 languages)
* Jacks: USB 2.0, AV-out, DC in
* Power: Rechargeable lithium-ion battery
* Battery performance: Approximately 210 shots
* Item width: 3.87 inches
* Item height: 2.3 inches
* Item depth: 0.94 inches
* Item weight: 0.33 pounds
* Warranty: 1 year parts and labor

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