Unlike almost any other ultrasound brand, GE has three completely separate product lines in ultrasound, and if you count portable ultrasound as a 4th product line, then the choices can become almost confusing! Which GE ultrasound should you consider? In short, if you are a Cardiologist you should focus on the GE Vivid line. If you want 4D for OB/GYN applications you should focus on the GE Voluson line. If you want an ultrasound machine that does both Cardiology and 4D OB/GYN you should consider the GE Logiq lineup. Every other application should generally consider the Logiq line as the most balanced and able to do everything.The portable line uses the GE Vivid, Logiq, and Voluson product names to guide your selection with the exception of the Vscan and Venue ultrasounds.
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The Vscan is cardiology focused and would correspond more closely to the GE Vivid line. The Venue 40 and Venue 50 meanwhile more closely match up with the Logiq line. Probo Medical, which owns Ultrasound Supply, is the largest global wholesale distributor of GE ultrasound machines has sold and serviced nearly every GE ultrasound made. We sell and service GE, Philips, Siemens, Samsung Medison, and many other brands. These decades of multi-brand experience allows Ultrasound supply to pass on the most unbiased and complete information on GE ultrasound machines and how they compare with each other and competing brands.
GE Voluson Ultrasound Machines
The GE Voluson product line is made specifically for 3D and 4D OB/GYN and Women’s health. Neonatal Cardiology, Vascular, and General Imaging applications are optional features as well. GE acquired the Voluson name and superior 4D technology from Medison and launched it again as the Voluson 730. With GE’s development and huge marketing budget, the Voluson 730 became the most well known and biggest-selling 4D ultrasound in history. GE has since built many successful units in this line as well as retiring the Voluson 730.
The most expensive premium machines at the top and going down in features, size and price the farther down the list you go. Ultrasounds with a checkmark by them are top-rated in our best 3D / 4D ultrasound machines buyer’s guide.
Popular GE Voluson Ultrasound Systems
GE Voluson E10 Ultrasounds: Released in 2014 as the new top of the Voluson line.
GE Voluson E8 Ultrasounds: The previous top of the line Voluson which debuted HD live.
GE Voluson E6 Ultrasounds: Identical to the E8 with less features, probes, and a lower price.
GE Voluson S8 Ultrasounds: Smaller, newer platform than the E8/E6 with similar features.
GE Voluson S6 Ultrasounds: Identical to the GE S8 but with fewer features and probes available and a lower price.
GE Voluson P8 Ultrasounds: The lowest-cost Voluson console.
GE Voluson i Ultrasounds: The most advanced portable ultrasound with 4D in the world.
GE Voluson e Ultrasounds: Identical to the Voluson-i, but with fewer probes or features to select and a lower price.
GE Voluson ultrasound machines no longer in general production:
GE Voluson 730 expert Ultrasounds: An advanced 730 pro with touchscreen with added power.
GE Voluson 730 Professional Ultrasounds: One of the best selling 4D ultrasound machines in history.
GE Voluson Q Ultrasounds: An advanced version of the Voluson i only with quantification features.
GE Logiq Ultrasound Machines
The Logiq product line is made as a shared service system to fit between the Voluson and Vivid product lines and allow for both 4D OB/GYN and Cardiovascular applications to be done on the same ultrasound machine. GE Logiq systems are also meant for General Imaging (GI), Radiology, Musculoskeletal (MSK), Urology, and Elastography applications. The Logiq line is the oldest and safest bet since it will do all applications.
Explore Our Selection of GE Logiq Ultrasound Systems
GE Logiq E9 XD Clear Ultrasounds: The top of the line Logiq ultrasound for many physicians.
GE Logiq S8 Ultrasounds: The high-end Logiq system, rating just below the GE E9 in terms of features.
GE Logiq S7 Ultrasounds: Identical to the GE S8 only with fewer features and probes. The price is lower, as well.
GE Logiq P6 Ultrasounds: Older midrange Logiq system with both premium & pro versions.
GE Logiq P5 Ultrasounds: Premium economy Logiq, similar to the P6 with premium and pro.
GE Logiq P3 Ultrasounds: Economy version of the Logiq line.
GE Logiq ultrasound machines no longer in general production:
GE Logiq Book Ultrasounds: The original Logiq portable. The XP version was more advanced.
GE Vivid Ultrasound Machines
The Vivid product line focuses on Cardiology with secondary Vascular and General Imaging capabilities. The Vivid line has the smallest number of models, and is most specialized. The Vivid line however also has the most portable versions, and the Vivid-i has become well known as the most popular (if not the most advanced) portable ultrasound for cardiovascular applications.
Browse Top-of-the-Line GE Vivid Ultrasound Systems:
GE Vivid E9 Ultrasounds: Top of the line premium Cardiovascular GE ultrasound.
GE Vivid S6 Ultrasounds: High-end cardiovascular GE ultrasound.
GE Vivid S5 Ultrasounds: Similar to the GE S6 ultrasound but with fewer features and a lower price.
GE Vivid T8 Ultrasounds: Mid-range Vivid unit with shared service features and probes>
GE Vivid Q Ultrasounds: Advanced version of the Vivid i with quantification features.
GE Vivid i Ultrasounds: The most popular portable ultrasound for cardiac applications.
GE Vivid e Ultrasounds: Identical to the Vivid i but with fewer probes available. Price is generally lower, as well.
GE Vivid ultrasound machines no longer in general production:
GE Vivid 7: A top of the line system from the previous Vivid generation.
GE Portable Ultrasound Machines
GE has created more different portable ultrasound machines than any other brand, more than 2 or 3 major brands combined! Of course the GE Vivid, Logiq, and Voluson product lines have multiple portable versions, but GE has gone even smaller than the traditional laptop shaped ultrasound machine and created the first handheld and tablet-sized ultrasound machines and continues to develop this diminutive and inexpensive portables. The GE portable ultrasound segment is often grouped in the “point of care” category with mobile console systems with a limited battery.
See Our Collection of GE Portable Ultrasound Systems:
GE Voluson i Ultrasounds: An advanced portable ultrasound with 4D.
GE Voluson e Ultrasound: Similar to the GE Voluson i with a lower price tag and fewer features and probes available.
GE Logiq e Ultrasounds: Portable ultrasound that became the Logiq e in 2014.
GE Vivid q Ultrasounds: An advanced version of the Vivid i with quantification features.
GE Vivid i Ultrasounds: A popular portable ultrasound used for cardiac applications.
GE Vivid e Ultrasounds: Similar to the Vivid i system except for its lower price tag and fewer features.
GE Venue 50 Ultrasounds: A slightly more advanced version of the Venue 40.
GE Venue 40 Ultrasounds: A tablet sized portable ultrasound.
GE Vscan with Dual Probe Ultrasounds: Newer Vscan system with linear and sector probes.
GE Vscan Ultrasound: The original Vscan with a sector probe for deep imaging only.
GE portable ultrasound machines no longer in general production:
GE Voluson q Ultrasounds: An advanced version of the Voluson i system with additional quantification features.
GE Logiq-i Ultrasounds: A more powerful version of the older Logiq e system.
GE Logiq Book Ultrasounds: The original Logiq portable ultrasound. A more advanced version was the XP.