The latest offering in HP’s brand new R-series is the HP Photosmart R707. It’s a sleek and classy 5-megapixel camera with a modern design and stylish exterior, however, the HP R707 does much more than just take pictures. With its three times optical zoom lens and a range of advanced in-camera features, it is meant for photographers who want a point and shoot camera but, at the same time, are looking to further improve their photography skills. To this aim the camera analyzes your photographs and offers advice on how to improve them. On top of this, the HP R707 offers several unique functions such as Adaptive Lighting Technology, automatic – in-camera – red-eye removal and HP’s Instant Share feature to instantly print pictures or mail them to friends and relatives, as soon as the camera is connected to a computer.
Those who are looking for a stylish, point and shoot compact could do worse than take a look at the HP Photosmart R707. It is immediately clear that every aspect of the HP R707′s exterior has been designed for beauty and balance. Its sleek contoured body, its robust, durable controls on the back, and the way they have been fitted flush with the LCD screen make this camera a real gem to look at.
Inside it is full of advanced technologies, many of them exclusive to HP. The Image Advice section in the playback menu really helps to improve your skills. The fact that red-eye can be removed in camera plus the Adaptive Lighting Technology actually help to deliver better images, doing away with the need for much post processing work at the computer. Add to this the easy photo sharing possibilities and you can conclude that HP have truly succeeded in making the HP Photosmart R707 a camera for everyone at an affordable price.
For the down-and-dirty, inside-out story on this camera, see the full review in its original glory at DC Views. It’s quite extensive with many stunning examples, so make sure you pack your lunch!