HP PhotoSmart R707 Review

By Movable Type Admin


Click for our main menu

HP PhotoSmart R707



Record Modes & Menu Options


Please excuse the poor quality of these screen captures, the HP R707 does not output video in record mode so we had to photograph some of them off of the LCD monitor.


HP PhotoSmart R707


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 R707


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 R707


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

    Exposure Compensation - ±3 EV in 1/3 EV steps and Help
    Image Quality - 5MP ***, 5MP **, 3MP **, 1MP **, VGA **, Custom, or Help
    White Balance - Auto, Sun, Shade, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Manual and Help
    ISO Speed - Auto, 100, 200, 400, and Help
    AE Metering - Center, Spot, Average, and Help
    Adaptive Lighting - Off, High, Low, and Help
    Color - Full color, B&W, Sepia, and Help
    Saturation - Low, Medium, High, and Help
    Sharpness - Low, Medium, High, and Help
    Contrast - Low, Medium, High, and Help
    AE Bracketing - Off, ±0.3 EV, ±0.7 EV, ±1.0 EV, and Help
    Date & Time Imprint - Off, Date only, Date & Time, and Help
    Exit - Exit the menu system








HP PhotoSmart R707


Setup menu options:

    Display Brightness - Low, Medium, High
    Camera Sounds - Off, Low, High
    Focus Assist Light - Auto, Off
    Live View at Power On - On, Off
    Date & Time - Set Date and Time
    USB Configuration - 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 R707


The PhotoSmart R707 captures 320x240 MPEG-1 movies at 30fps w/sound, limited only by the capacity of the memory. As with most digicams that record sound with video, the zoom cannot be used while recording but can be preset before recording begins.



HP PhotoSmart R707


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
VistaQuest VQ3007B 3 Megapixel Digital Camera (Blue) VistaQuest VQ3007B 3 Megapixel Digital Camera (Blue) $49.99
Cengage Youll learn how, when, and, most importantly, whyto use all the cool features and functions of yourcamera to take eye-popping photographs. Cengage Youll learn how, when, and, most importantly, whyto use all the cool features and functions of yourcamera to take eye-popping photographs. $29.99
Delkin Pop-up Shade Fits 1.6LCD Block Glare & Protect LCD Stick Delkin Pop-up Shade Fits 1.6LCD Block Glare & Protect LCD Stick $23.99
Delkin Pop-up Shade Fits 1.8LCD Block Glare & Protect LCD Stick Delkin Pop-up Shade Fits 1.8LCD Block Glare & Protect LCD Stick $23.99
Generic Plastic Underwater Waterproof Case Housing Lock Replace for Camera Gopro 3+/ 3 Plus Generic Plastic Underwater Waterproof Case Housing Lock Replace for Camera Gopro 3+/ 3 Plus $0.80
HP 8887 R Series Digital Camera Dock for R507, R607, R707, & R717 Digital Cameras HP 8887 R Series Digital Camera Dock for R507, R607, R707, & R717 Digital Cameras $89.99
3.70V, 1000mAh,Li-ion,Replacement Digital Camera Battery for HP Photosmart R507, R607, R607xi, R607 BMW, R607 Gwen, R707, R707v, R707xi, R717, R725, R727, R817, R817v, R817xi, R818, R827, R837, R847, R927, R937, R967,Compatible Part Numbers: A1812A, L1812A, L1812B, Photosmart R07, Q2232-80001, 3.70V, 1000mAh,Li-ion,Replacement Digital Camera Battery for HP Photosmart R507, R607, R607xi, R607 BMW, R607 Gwen, R707, R707v, R707xi, R717, R725, R727, R817, R817v, R817xi, R818, R827, R837, R847, R927, R937, R967,Compatible Part Numbers: A1812A, L1812A, L1812B, Photosmart R07, Q2232-80001, $39.98