HP Photosmart R707

Review Date: January 31st 2005

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Introduction / Price
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Features
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Specifications
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Design
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Ease of Use
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Image Quality
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Sample Images
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Conclusion / Links

Specifications

Camera System

Camera Resolution

5.3 MP (2690 x 1994 total pixel count)

Camera Effective Resolution

5.1 MP (2612 x 1968 effective pixel count)

Total Camera Resolution (Megapixels)

5.3 MP

CCD Sensor Size

1/1.8 inch CCD; 2690 x 1994 total pixels; 2612 x 1968 effective pixels

Lens System

24x total zoom (3x optical/8x digital); 8 to 24 mm focal length; approximately 39 to 117 mm (35 mm equivalent); f2.8 to f4.8 m (wide); f4.9 to f8.4 m (telephoto)

Zoom Capability

24x (3x optical, 8x digital)

focus

Normal (default), macro, infinity, manual

Lens Focal Range

~0.5 m to infinity (wide), ~0.7 m to infinity (telephoto), ~0.14 to 0.9 m (macro wide), ~0.5 to 1 m (macro telephoto)

Bit Depth

36-bit

View Finder

Optical range finder

LCD Display

3.8 cm (1.5 in) diagonal display-size outdoor viewable colour LCD (494 x 242 = 119548 dots)

Mechanical Shutter

16 to 1/2000 sec

Shutter Lag

0.62 sec

Shooting Mode

Normal (default), self-timer, self-timer (2 shots), burst, video

Self Timer

10 seconds delay

Sound Capture

Up to 60 sec

Video Capability

Unlimited (depends on memory capacity)

Memory slots

1 slot, Secure Digital (SD) and MultiMediaCard (MMC) compatible

Maximum Memory

512 MB Secure Digital (SD) card or MultiMediaCard (MMC)

Standard Memory

32 MB internal memory for photo and video storage; Secure Digital (SD)/MultiMediaCard (MMC) slot for adding more capacity

Storage media capacity

Approximate still image capacity for 32 MB internal memory: 180 images (150 KB) = VGA resolution and two star compression; 54 images (500 KB) = 1 MP resolution and two star compression (**- better); 33 images (800 KB) = 3 MP resolution and two star compression (**- better); 21 images (1.25 MB) = 5 MP resolution and two star compression (**- better); 10 images (2.5 MB) = 5 MP and three star compression (*** - best)

Smart Features

Light Exposure Control

R707: Centre weighted auto exposure metering (AE), spot auto exposure metering (AE), average auto exposure metering (AE)
R707 with dock: Manual, Automatic

Picture Mode

Auto (default), action, landscape, portrait, beach/snow, sunset, aperture priority, panorama, document, my mode

Light Exposure Correction

3 in 1/3 EV steps

Light Exposure Rating

Auto (default), ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400

Flash

Auto (default), auto with red-eye, flash on without red-eye, flash off, night with red-eye

White Balance

Auto (default), sun, shade, tungsten, fluorescent, manual

Colour Control

colour, black and white, sepia

Metering

TTL (through-the-lens)

image control functions

Date and time imprinting

Star Technology 01

HP Adaptive Lighting: This ground-breaking technology automatically adjusts high contrast photos to reveal the detail that would otherwise be lost in the shadows. Ideal when you're shooting into the sun or using flash.

Star Technology 02

HP In-Camera Red-Eye Removal: Remove red-eye without having to transfer photos to your computer. This unique, easy-to-use tool automatically recognises red-eye and lets you remove it immediately via your camera's LCD screen.

Star Technology 03

HP In-Camera Panorama Preview: Create multi-shot photos of up to 5 images. The camera shows you where to start each sequential photo, allows you to verify your panorama on the LCD then auto-stitches the photos together when downloaded to your PC.

Star Technology 04

HP Image Advice: Become a better photographer by reviewing your photos with HP Image Advice. This patented technology analyses your photos then offers tips and suggestions on how you might do things differently for even better results next time.

Software Included

HP Image Zone software for Microsoft® Windows® and Macintosh, ArcSoft Panorama Maker


Page 1
Introduction / Price
Page 2
Features
Page 3
Specifications
Page 4
Design
Page 5
Ease of Use
Page 6
Image Quality
Page 7
Sample Images
Page 8
Conclusion / Links

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