Written on: 30/07/2006 by Saskabush (1 review written)
The HP PhotoSmart 812 digital camera is small and lightweight, and the Pentax zoom lens retracts behind a protective shutter when powered off. Unfortunately, the camera sucks battery life like crazy. I have had to change batteries after taking as few as 18 pictures. The shutter button sits just in from to the power button. I have powered the camera off by accident way too many times because of this. There is also way too much lag between the pressing the shutter button and the actual shot being taken.
I would gladly throw it in the river if I hadn't spent so much money buying it.