HP PhotoSmart 850 Review

By Movable Type Admin


Steve's Digicams

HP PhotoSmart 850



Playback Modes & Menu Options


HP PhotoSmart 850

Playback mode is entered by pressing the Play button on the back. Across the top is the battery condition icon. There is a status line at the bottom with the current picture number and total number of pictures.



HP PhotoSmart 850

The Play menu is accessed by pressing the OK button, the options are:

    EXIT - Exit the menu and return to play mode

    PLAY - If the current selection is a movie clip you play it by selecting this option. If the still image has a voice memo attached you can play it back with this option.

    DELETE - Delete the current image, all images or format the SD card

    MAGNIFY - Magnify the current image 4x

    SETUP - Enter the SETUP menu, described on the previous page





HP PhotoSmart 850

When you select the MAGNIFY option from the menu you can enlarge the current image 4X and then scroll right or left or up and down by using the 4-way selector.



HP PhotoSmart 850

The up to 60-second video clips are played back full-screen, the audio is replayed from the built-in speaker.



HP PhotoSmart 850

Pressing the SHARE button brings up this onscreen menu. The first two options will embed DPOF (digital print order format) information for making prints. The third option called EMAIL uses HP's Instant Share software to select where photos will go - with up to 14 destinations including e-mail addresses, printers and more.






Continue on to
Steve's Conclusion





Return To Our
Reviews Menu









Visitors of Steves can visit the stores below for real-time pricing and availability. You can also find hot, soon to expire online offers on a variety of cameras and accessories at our very own Camera Deals page.

Buy related cameras and accessories from Amazon.com
Related Product Description Price
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS25 Digital Camera (Silver) 8GB Package Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS25 Digital Camera (Silver) 8GB Package $375.39
Canon PowerShot N100 Digital Camera (Black) + 32GB Memory Card + All in One High Speed Card Reader + Standard Medium Digital Camera Case + Accessory Kit Canon PowerShot N100 Digital Camera (Black) + 32GB Memory Card + All in One High Speed Card Reader + Standard Medium Digital Camera Case + Accessory Kit $375.00
CASIO digital camera EXILIM 14.1M pixel camera unit / controller separation freestyle camera Orange EX-FR10EO CASIO digital camera EXILIM 14.1M pixel camera unit / controller separation freestyle camera Orange EX-FR10EO $375.00
IKEGAMI ICD-609-TYPE 31 1/3 IKEGAMI ICD-609-TYPE 31 1/3"HI-RES DIGITAL COLOR CAMERA D/N 540TVL $375.00
Samsung NX Mini 20.5MP CMOS Smart WiFi & NFC Compact Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera with 9mm Lens and 3 Samsung NX Mini 20.5MP CMOS Smart WiFi & NFC Compact Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera with 9mm Lens and 3" Flip Up LCD Touch Screen (White) + 8GB Micro SD Card + Flexible Gripster Tripod + Case + More $374.99
HP 8881 Digital Camera Dock for the 320, 620, 720, 812, 850 and 945 HP 8881 Digital Camera Dock for the 320, 620, 720, 812, 850 and 945 $79.99
4GB DB ROTH Deluxe Accessory kit For The HP PhotoSmart E337, E327, E317, 635, 435, 945, 735, 935, 850, 720, 320, 620, 812 Digital Cameras 4GB DB ROTH Deluxe Accessory kit For The HP PhotoSmart E337, E327, E317, 635, 435, 945, 735, 935, 850, 720, 320, 620, 812 Digital Cameras $59.99