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HP Photosmart 422

HP Photosmart 422
alaScore 82

32 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 32 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the design and image quality. The performance and value for money also get good feedback.

usability, value for money, performance, image quality, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the HP Photosmart 422 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

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Amazon review summary for HP Photosmart 422

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 26 user reviews of HP Photosmart 422 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com.

85% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: HP Photosmart 422 GoGo Photo Studio (M415 5MP Digital Camera with 3x Optical Zoom & Photosmart 420 4x6 Photo Printer)

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HP Photosmart 422

 

HP's Photosmart 422 consists of a digital camera that docks with a matching printer. The price is a bargain but is the quality more than basement?

The lens system is termed ‘HP high precision’, which tells you little, but in use it produced reasonable shots, up to the holiday snap standard many casual photographers will want. It includes innovations such as in-camera red-eye removal and HP...

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HP Photosmart 422

 

This is a 15x10cm photo printer and also comes with a digital camera. The camera has rechargeable batteries and takes power from the docked position on the printer.

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HP - Photosmart 422

 

There are two main ways to print digital photos directly from a camera: pull out its memory card and plug it into a printer or connect the two together with a PictBridge cable. Both of these ...

The idea behind this camera and printer combination is excellent. It's supremely easy to use and versatile too. It produces excellent photos from PC files but, in our experience, only fair ones directly from its camera. It's reasonably cheap to run,...

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Amazon review summary for HP Photosmart 422

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 5 user reviews of HP Photosmart 422 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk.

usability, value for money, performance, zoom, portability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: HP Photosmart Printer Portable Photo Studio [HP Photosmart M415 Digital Camera 5MP, 3x Optical Zoom and HP Photosmart 422 Printer]

Product Specifications

Trust your memories to HP, a proven leader in printing technology. Get a complete system for taking and printing photos almost anywhere - with the easiest way to get 4x6 HP prints. Take exceptional photos at 5.2 MP resolution and 18x total zoom - 3x optical, 6x digital. Use HP Real Life technologies on the camera to remove red-eye on the spot and automatically reveal details normally lost in shadows. Set the camera onto its matching printer to recharge and crop, zoom and edit photos right on the camera's 1.5-inch image display - no display - no PC needed. Totally self-contained, this small, lightweight printer is easy to carry with a built-in handle. Get truly portable printing with an optional battery that prints up to 75 photos per charge. Connect to a TV to browse through digital photos and video clips, using an included remote control - then print photos as you go.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Mono
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser
Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Standard form factor
Supported Battery Form Factor:AA

Camera Flash

Red Eye Reduction: Yes
Type:Built-in flash

Digital Camera

Supported Flash Memory:MultiMediaCard / SD Memory Card/MultiMediaCard / SD Memory Card

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:1.4in
Height:2.1in
Weight:0.2lbs
Width:4.2in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:1.5in
Diagonal Size (metric):3.8cm
Display Form Factor:Built-in
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Action / Beach/snow / Landscape / Macro / Portrait mode / Snap shot/Landscape / Portrait mode / Action / Macro / Beach/snow / Snap shot

Flash Memory

Form Factor:Integrated

Header

Manufacturer:Hewlett-Packard
Model:422 Portable Photo Studio
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP PhotoSmart

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/2.9-4.8
Max Focal Length:18mm
Min Focal Length:6mm
Optical Zoom:3
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Optical Sensor Size:1/2.5 / 1/2.5"/1/2.5"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):10.2 mm ( 1/2.5 ) / 10.2 mm ( 1/2.5" )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Resolution:5.2Megapixel

Optical Viewfinder

Type:Real-image zoom

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Digital Video Format:MPEG-1
Digital Zoom:6
ISO (Max):400
Light Sensitivity:ISO 100 / ISO 400 / ISO 200 / ISO auto/ISO 100 / ISO 200 / ISO 400 / ISO auto
Shooting Modes:Frame movie mode
Special Effects:Black & White / Sepia/Black & White / Sepia
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Digital camera and printer with built-in dock

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type:Optical
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