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HP Photosmart R742

alaTest has collected and analyzed 195 reviews of HP Photosmart R742. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design and image quality. The portability and price also get good views. Many are critical about the viewfinder and low light performance, while there are mixed comments on the reliability and flash.

usability, price, portability, image quality, design

screen, shutter, low-light, viewfinder

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the HP Photosmart R742 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for HP Photosmart R742

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 119 user reviews of HP Photosmart R742 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. Opinions about the performance and image quality are on the whole positive. The portability and price also get good feedback, but there are some negative reviews about the zoom and flash.

usability, price, portability, image quality, performance

screen, color, shutter, flash, zoom

79% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2019

Expert review by (megapixel.net (en))

HP R742

 

Next are two elongated buttons that are aligned vertically near the top right side of the monitor:

Good image quality when using 7M Best and in bright daylight ; Some Scene modes ; Very simple to use ; 2.5-inch monitor ; Compact and metal-clad

Monitor difficult to see in daylight ; Some noise as of 100 ISO ; Compression too strong ; Camera returns to the Auto mode and Auto flash when turned off ; No optical viewfinder

Nov, 2007

Expert review by : Paul Jasper (pcworld.com)

HP Photosmart R742

 

At $150, the HP Photosmart R742 is an affordable 7-megapixel digital camera. It's available in a choice of three colors--silver, black, and dark blue--but you may also find it in other colors at some large retailers. For example, Best Buy offers a...

Low price ; In-camera red eye removal

Images lack sharpness ; Minimal shooting features

The inexpensive R742 is a cinch to use, but its image quality could be better. Comes in silver, black, and dark blue.

Nov, 2007

Expert review by : David English (computershopper.com)

HP Photosmart R742 Digital Camera

 

Small and inexpensive doesn't have to be bad—the R742 is well-constructed and produces generally good-quality photos. The image stabilization, shooting modes, and context-sensitive help make this a worthy pick for a beginning digital photographer.

Low price; small, lightweight; rugged construction; 3x optical zoom; image stabilization; context-sensitive help

Some photos were darker than expected; video limited to 320x240; burst mode limited to three shots

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Nov, 2007

Consumer review (ciao.com)

HP PhotoSmart R742

 

Supporting the Product to 5cm Macro function, as well as the 320 x 240,24-frame animation feature. In the dark places where the use of technology with HP Steady Photo of ISO 800, you can effectively ensure that the shutter speed, and can reduce the...

good

no

May, 2009

Consumer review (ciao.com)

HP PhotoSmart R742

 

HP Photosmart R742 is designed in accordance with the needs of users is aVery nice, warm colors in flash photos. Easy, intuitive menu choices makes the owner's manual essentially unnecessary. HP Photosmart R742 Camera has a high-pixel, LCD screen...

best product

nothing

Apr, 2009

Consumer review (ciao.com)

Good it

 

HP PhotoSmart M537 at 6,000,000 on the installation of the CCD pixels 3x optical (6 times digital) zoom lens, are very uniform performance digital cameras. Supporting the Product to 5cm Macro function, as well as the 320 x 240,24-frame animation...

Good it

Good it

Mar, 2009

Consumer review (ciao.com)

good

 

Not like this color .The HP Photosmart R742 makes an adequate choice for beginning photographers or those just wanting to capture the moment with a minimum of fuss, but you can get a much better camera for not much more money. Given its very...

Small

Stabilization

Mar, 2009

Consumer review (ciao.com)

HP PhotoSmart R742

 

Product type household camera Pixel 7m Optical zoom 3 times Digital zoom 7 Screen size 2.5 inches The highest resolution is unknown 700 million pixels image resolution lens CCD photographic devices performance FangDou function FangDou support...

no

no

Mar, 2009

Consumer review (ciao.com)

SMART CAMERA

 

Into the PC. A little Hp box pops up and takes all of the photos automatically. The software is then very easy to use to delete and modify pictures. Totally I am hardly impressing with this camera and I hardly recommends it! Thorium a price is...

Small and Easy to Use

None for me

Mar, 2009

Consumer review (ciao.com)

" Smart Camera "

 

The HP PhotoSmart R742 has very good picture eminence and not have the on looker pequeño.tiene a 2.5-inch LCD monitor, this very fit for all ojos.el zoom is also a history, it is optical and digital, is built-in and so is awfully at ease to carry...

Good

None

Mar, 2009

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