HP PhotoSmart M22 Review

By Movable Type Admin




Click for our main menu

HP PhotoSmart M22



Record Modes & Menu Options


Please excuse the poor quality of these screen captures, the M22 does not output video in Record mode, so we had to photograph some of them off of the LCD monitor.


HP PhotoSmart M22


This is the record screen when using "Auto" exposure mode. At the top there are icons for storage media (SD), battery condition, number of pictures remaining, and image size/quality.


HP PhotoSmart M22


After you have taken a picture, you can preview it in playback mode and select Image Advice, then the camera will display a screen like above.



HP PhotoSmart M22


Record menu options:
(Note, the Help option displays info. on a selected function)


    Image Quality - 4MP Best, 4MP, 2MP, VGA, Custom, or Help
    Adaptive Lighting - Off, High, Low, and Help
    Color - Full color, B&W, Sepia, and Help
    Date & Time Imprint - Off, Date only, Date & Time, and Help
    EV Compensation - ±3 EV in 1/3 EV steps
    White Balance - Auto, Sun, Shade, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Manual and Help
    ISO Speed - Auto, 100, 200, 400, and Help
    Exit - Exit the menu system








HP PhotoSmart M22


Setup menu options:

    Display Brightness - Low, Medium, High
    Camera Sounds - Off, Low, High
    Date & Time - Set Date and Time
    USB - Digital camera or Disk drive
    TV Configuration - NTSC or PAL
    Language - Choose from 6 different Languages
    Move Images to Card - Copies images from the internal memory to a memory card
    Reset Settings - Allows you to restore factory default settings
    Exit - Exit the menu system




HP PhotoSmart M22


The PhotoSmart M22 captures 320x240 MPEG-1 movies at 30fps w/sound, limited only by the capacity of the memory.



HP PhotoSmart M22


You can access the Help menu in either Record or Playback mode. This is a very useful tool, that gives users a lengthy description of various features and controls of the camera.





Continue on to
Playback Features



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
Pentax Optio RZ10 14 MP Digital Camera with 10x Optical Zoom with CCD Shift Stabilization and 2.7-Inch LCD (Violet) Pentax Optio RZ10 14 MP Digital Camera with 10x Optical Zoom with CCD Shift Stabilization and 2.7-Inch LCD (Violet) $199.95
Two Canon EOS 70D DSLR Camera with 18-135mm STM f/3.5-5.6 Lens LP-E6 Lithium Ion Replacement Battery and External Rapid Charger + 67mm 3 Piece Filter Kit + Full Size Tripod + 67mm Macro Close Up Kit + 67mm 2x Telephoto Lens + 67mm Wide Angle Lens + Carrying Case + External Flash + Multi Card USB Reader + Memory Card Wallet + Deluxe Starter Kit  DavisMAX Accessory Bundle Two Canon EOS 70D DSLR Camera with 18-135mm STM f/3.5-5.6 Lens LP-E6 Lithium Ion Replacement Battery and External Rapid Charger + 67mm 3 Piece Filter Kit + Full Size Tripod + 67mm Macro Close Up Kit + 67mm 2x Telephoto Lens + 67mm Wide Angle Lens + Carrying Case + External Flash + Multi Card USB Reader + Memory Card Wallet + Deluxe Starter Kit  DavisMAX Accessory Bundle $143.08
Wide Angle Mobius ActionCam HD Camera Ultimate Edition (32GB) Wide Angle Mobius ActionCam HD Camera Ultimate Edition (32GB) $142.99
Mobius ActionCam Ultimate Edition (32GB) Mobius ActionCam Ultimate Edition (32GB) $142.99
EXILIM ZOOM EX-Z690 - Digitalkamera - Kompaktkamera EXILIM ZOOM EX-Z690 - Digitalkamera - Kompaktkamera $142.97
HP M-Series Dock for Photosmart PS435, PS635, PS735, PS935, M305, M307, M407, M417, M517 & M22 Digital Cameras HP M-Series Dock for Photosmart PS435, PS635, PS735, PS935, M305, M307, M407, M417, M517 & M22 Digital Cameras $49.99
Deluxe Accessory Kit with Charger & 8 AA Rechargeable Batteries + Digital Camera Case For The HP PhotoSmart M425, M517, M22, M23, M417, M407, M307, MZ67, M537, M437, M527, M525, M737 Digital Cameras Deluxe Accessory Kit with Charger & 8 AA Rechargeable Batteries + Digital Camera Case For The HP PhotoSmart M425, M517, M22, M23, M417, M407, M307, MZ67, M537, M437, M527, M525, M737 Digital Cameras $28.99