General Electric / General Imaging GE DV1

  • General Electric / General Imaging GE DV1
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  • The GE DV1 Pocket Video Camera is small, inexpensive, and water- and shockproof.
  • Cheap, shock proof, water proof


  • The DV1 captures motion poorly, is slightly confusing to use, has no video editing/sharing software, and uses a nonremovable rechargeable battery with a short life.
  • Poor LCD, confusing to use

Expert reviews and ratings

By Computeractive on 40

The price is great, but you're really better off with something that gives better results...

By Macworld Australia on 70

Many analysts attributed the demise of the Flip to the improvement in video quality on Apple and Android smartphones, so the question is: Is there room in the market for super-portable camcorders?Well, the GE DV1 is capable of taking 1080p/30fps or...

By cnet on 58

The rugged GE DV1minicamcorder is OK for casual Web videos. If you need more than that, look...

By CamcorderInfo on

The GE DV1 frustrated us from the moment we took it out of the box, but there were a few things that we liked about the camcorder as well. Let’s start with the bad: the camcorder has a clumsy design, poor video performance, confusing controls, bad...

By What Digital Camera on 86

Not terrible to use, but the poor LCD and occasionally confusing controls spoil matter...

International Review By on 58

Der GE DV1 ist ein Camcorder im Hosentaschenformat und verfügt über ein Full-HD Video System sowie über eine Auflösung von fünf Megapixeln. Darüber hinaus ist ein 4-fach digitaler Zoom vorhanden und die Größe des...

International Review By on 58

Für das gelegentliche YouTube-Video von Pool, Strand oder Skipiste ist der GE DV1 durchaus in Ordnung. Wer die Videos aber nicht nur in einem Mini-Fenster auf dem Rechner angucken möchte, sollte sich nach einer Alternative umsehen. Diese wird...