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HP Photosmart E317

alaTest has collected and analyzed 100 reviews of HP Photosmart E317. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the portability and size. The image quality and price are also appreciated. There are some mixed reviews about the storage. Many are critical about the energy efficiency and screen.

usability, price, image quality, size, portability

battery, viewfinder, zoom, screen, energy

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the HP Photosmart E317 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for HP Photosmart E317

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 user reviews of HP Photosmart E317 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. Opinions about the reliability and portability are on the whole positive. The usability and price are also appreciated. Many are critical about the flash and battery, while there are some mixed opinions about the performance.

price, usability, portability, reliability

image quality, viewfinder, battery, flash

42% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2019

Expert review by : Darren (digital photography blog)

HP Photosmart E317

 

The HP Photosmart E317 is an updated version of the previously released E217. It has a fixed focal length lens, in camera red eye removal, PictBridge compatibility and 5 megapixel sensor (CCD). The HP Photosmart E317 measures 96.0 x 49.0 x 28.8mm,...

The HP Photosmart E317 measures 96.0 x 49.0 x 28.8mm, weighs 120 grams, has a 1.5 LCD screen and a SD/MMC card slot

Aug, 2005

Consumer review (newegg.com)

NOT A GOOD DEAL

 

GOOD PRICE AND NICE CAMARA

THE FIST DAY I USED THIS CAMARA THE CAMARA HAD AN ERROR AND I HAD TO SENT TO THE MANUFACTURE. NOW THAT I GOT BACK THE CAMARA IT USE A LOT BATERRIES

Dec, 2006

Consumer review (mysears.com)

The Photosmart E317 produces sharp pictures.

 

I like the Photosmart E317 because it is easy to handle, has a zoom feature, and video capability. I use it all of the time to take pictures, upload them to my computer, and then send to friends. Only negative is that it doesn't store a lot of photos -...

Nov, 2008

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Skip This Camera Unless You Want to waste your $$$

 

I bought this camera at the Walmart day after Thanksgiving sale. I thought it might be a good camera, since it had a familiar brand name of HP. This camera is a dud. We have been very good to it--light use, no heavy drops, no moisture, etc. This ...

Flash button to turn flash on/off is right there easy to use

Screen too small, EATS Batteries

Sep, 2007

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Great Extra Camera

 

This is a wonderful second camera for the seasoned user or an extraordinarily easy to use primary camera for the reluctant photographer. I purchased the HP E317 for my wife for Mother's Day. She is a technophobe and was reluctant to even attempt to ...

Simple point and shoot, excellent pictures

lacks viewfinder, no optical zoom

Apr, 2007

Consumer review (epinions.com)

ok camera

 

good price, great pictures, compact

uses to much battery power

Mar, 2007

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Don't waster your money

 

Easy to use

Short battery life, short overall life.

Mar, 2007

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Nothin' Fancy

 

Easy to use and lightweight.

Not good for close-ups or low light.

Jan, 2007

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Nothin' Fancy

 

I've had my HP Photosmart E317 for about one year. It has been a good introduction to the world of digital cameras. Here are a few quick pros and cons: 1. It's easy to use--point, shoot, you're done. The flash is automatic. 2. You can easily ...

Easy to use and lightweight

Not good for close-ups or low light

Jan, 2007

Consumer review (epinions.com)

good bang for the buck

 

great little camera for the money.

for the price - I cant complain. except for the power button.

Sep, 2006

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