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HP Photosmart M517

alaTest has collected and analyzed 204 reviews of HP Photosmart M517. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviewers really like the portability and performance. The image quality and price also get good feedback, but reviews are divided on the shutter.

usability, price, image quality, performance, portability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the HP Photosmart M517 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for HP Photosmart M517

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 157 user reviews of HP Photosmart M517 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. People really like the portability and performance. The image quality and price are also appreciated.

usability, price, image quality, performance, portability

89% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2019

Expert review by : Terry Sullivan (pcmag.com)

HP Photosmart M517

 

If you're looking for an affordable entry-level printer/camera combo, the M517 bundled with the 420 printer is a good buy.

Good picture quality. Helpful menus. Easy printing with bundled printing dock.

Slow recycle and boot-up time. Some noticeable shutter lag.

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Oct, 2005

Expert review by : Darren (digital photography blog)

HP Photosmart m517

 

The HP Photosmart m517 is a 5 megapixel digital camera from HP that packs a 5.1 megapixel image sensor (CCD), built in flash, Bluetooth, 3x Optical Zoom lens, 2 inch LCD screen and 32 megabytes of internal memory (expandable with SD or MMC cards). The...

HP has announced the launch of its new digital camera designed to make it easier for all of the family to take exceptional digital photographs every time

Apr, 2005

Consumer review (newegg.com)

HP M517 Silver&Gray 5.2 MP 2.0" 130K LCD 3X Optical Zoom Digital Camera

 

good little camera, good quality, good overall

battery life under ten minutes if you try to use the LCD display, gets pretty annoying when taking photos on a jobsite

Feb, 2006

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Poor quality

 

cheap

really cheap

Jan, 2007

Consumer review (epinions.com)

i have more than one!

 

durable, good quality pictures, cheap.

not enough optical zoom.

Oct, 2006

Consumer review (epinions.com)

I used to hate HP for their crappy products.....

 

It worked for 2 months

It worked for 2 months

Feb, 2006

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