Written on: 17/07/2009
I thought the HP PhotoSmart 318 camera was junk. It ran out of batteries within 2hours. If you buy this then carry at least 16 batteries. The zoom is awful. ad when it doesnt have enough battery you cant see live view. kit takes a longggg time to upload (read more)
Written on: 08/10/2003 by Hyge (1 review written)
Ok i am finnish dude so my english isn't the best, but i try to tell as much as i can.
The camera is normal sized digital camera. Package includes 4aa batteries, strap and the camera. Really bad that HP didn't include lens protector to this camera because the lens is only protected by plastic shield which is not replaceable.
I gotta really tell you about the photos. Two and three star photos... well... you cant really say wich one is wich. They look the same but three star photo takes... (read more)
Written on: 07/12/2002 by rich.
This a great camera with no frills and a fantastic price as of Dec.,2002. The camera has three picture quality modes and 8 megs of internal memory. More can be added with a compact flash card. The picture quality is superb at the highest quality and only fair at the low quality. On the low setting you can store over 100 pics. Only 8 on high. Get a 128 meg card for $50 to store more at high quality. I have two other digital cameras. I use this one to take with me and not worry about. I paid... (read more)
Written on: 12/11/2002 by jonnie duncan.
The case on the HP photoSmart 318 is plastic and fragile. A metal case would be so much better. The camera tends to underexpose. It is difficult to force any form of over-ride of the exposure. If you set the exposure to a darker object, the focus also locks - normally wrong. No matter which ones you buy, the batteries run out far too soon. (I know a cheat for this if anyone's interested) (read more)
Written on: 21/10/2002 by chris.
The HP PhotoSmart 318 digital camera is great outdoors, good indoors and takes great close ups. No bad points. (read more)