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GE E840S Intro

According to General Electric, the E840S is an easy to use, intermediate eight-megapixel camera that could be mistaken for a premium model.

GE E840S Features

The GE E840S couples a 4x optical zoom with an 8 megapixel CCD and a 2.7-inch high-resolution LCD screen that auto adjusts for ambient lighting. The E840s includes advanced features such as GE's Smile Detection, Blink Detection, Face Detection, and In-Camera Panorama stitching. The GE E840s derives its power from a rechargeable Lithium-ion battery, rated for about 200 shots per charge.

Additional GE E840s features and details (adapted from the press release):

The all-new GE E840S comes with a lightweight, ultra-slim body design that combines portability with style. Within its compact body, the GE E840S serves up eight-megapixel resolution, 4x optical zoom, 4.5x digital zoom, 18x combined zoom, and a 2.7" high-resolution LCD screen (230,400 pixels), which means you won't have to squint to see what you're capturing.

The GE E840S also features the latest auto-brightness LCD technology that ensures perfect screen visibility both indoors and outdoors, and an aspheric all-glass lens for sharper, clearer pictures.

A simple, intuitive user interface makes the E840S easy to use even for novices.

Its stylish 19.5mm ultra-slim body design is packed with the latest DSC technologies and special features, including: In-Camera Panorama Stitching, Smile Detection, Blink Detection Face Detection, Electronic Image Stabilization, Red-Eye Removal and MPEG-4 Movie Recording. The ES40S also comes with a rechargeable lithium-ion battery for non-stop picture taking, and its memory can be expanded up to four gigabytes with SD or SDHC memory cards.

GE E840S Pricing and Availability

GE E840S pricing and availability are unknown at this time. It will be offered in Red, Silver and Black finishes.