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3.2 out of 10

HP Photosmart 612

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Reviews and Problems with HP Photosmart 612

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Overall 7
7.0

"5000 photos and counting thus far"

CNET
12 January 2005
  • Pros: I've been please with this camera, good color and quality in my opinion. I've also surpassed 5,000 photos with this camera and still shooting.
  • Cons: Battery life not good and recycle time between photos could be better.
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Overall 4
4.0

"Breaks Constantly"

CNET
1 November 2004
  • Pros: Very easy to use (read: few options) and inexpensive.
  • Cons: I had to send it in to HP for repairs three times (and it still doesn't work)! Problems included the camera not turning on and the lens not retracting when camera powered off. Currently, when I turn the camera on the lens does not come out and the first
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Overall 4
4.0

"Good first Camera"

CNET
26 October 2004
  • Pros: If you use it right you can get some pretty good shots. I've been surprised at some of the shots I get with the thing. It reallly easy to use after you get used to the time delay between pushing the button, and when it actually takes the piture. Good for
  • Cons: Very poor low light shots, the time delay can be a hinderence, no movie mode, short battery life, mediocre customer support.
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Overall 2
2.0

"One drop camera"

CNET
14 October 2004
  • Pros: Looks like a pretty decent camera and performed well when it worked.
  • Cons: One drop camera. Now I have three color bars on the display and no solution. I may actually use this camera for target practice at the shooting range
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Overall 6
6.0

"Takes a while to get used to."

CNET
24 July 2004
  • Pros: 8.5x10 printouts of snapshots are very crisp and sharp with good color balance when photos are taken under adequate lighting conditions. Very easy to use controls utilizing mechanical switches.
  • Cons: Display too dim to use even in normal lighting conditions. Needs fixed focus mode for fast captures. Battery life rather short.
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Overall 1
1.0

"GOOD IF YOU ONLY WANT TO TAKE 300 PICS"

CNET
23 December 2003
  • Pros: EASY TO USE
  • Cons: THIS THING BROKE AFTER 300 PICS - AND ONLY THE ONES IN GOOD LIGHT WERE ANY GOOD. CUSTOMER SERVICE CALL TO SOME GUY IN INDIA WAS A JOKE AND THEN THEY JUST TELL YOU TO BUY A NEW CAMERA. HELLOOO??? WHAT HAPPENED TO CUSTOMER SERVICE???? I AM AN ENGINEER A
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Overall 2
2.0

"the worst customer support"

CNET
11 December 2003
  • Pros: not too bad on the batteries
  • Cons: camera stopped working get three color bars . Tried unsuccesfully numerous times to talk to customer service.They keep sending me to the wrong personnel.Very hard to communicate with service
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Overall 8
8.0

"Cheap but very good"

CNET
28 February 2003
Overall 7
7.0

"A very nice camera"

CNET
8 February 2003
Overall 7
7.0

"Great Camera for the Price"

CNET
23 January 2003
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