Excerpt: This camera has some pros and cons, like all others, but I plan to find another camera to buy. I got the HP Photosmart 635 2.1MP Digital Camera from my sister-in-law when she got a new camera (actually her brother-in-law had let her borrow it for a while, …
Summary: This was a great deal on a camera with many extra features. I believe that the reason it was selling so cheaply was because it is a bit complicated to use. It took someone like me who has used many cameras to be able to figure out the many features and the reason for them. It is not a camera for the average person to just pick up and shoot.
Summary: I bought this camera in September and it managed to last a whole 3 months before it broke. I didn't even drop it or anything. The batteries fell out of it while I had it turned on. The lens is stuck out, and now the camera won't turn on or do anything. I've tried numerous different batteries, and tried troubleshooting, nothing works. I contacted HP customer service but they were not much help.
Summary: I wouldn't call myself a [digital] camera expert. I have a few friends with digicams and this my first one. All the features on this thing are great! Lightweight, practical, and it's not too slow taking pictures or loading them. It's fun to play around with, too. My camera drained AA's like nobody's business; but then I got rechargeable ones.
Summary: If you're having a problem with the battery life, judging on other reviews, you aren't the only one. This camera does work decently when the batteries are working. It takes video with sound in addition to the pics. If you have a HP computer and printer like me, the software loading pics/video is even easier. Here's what I have found is a way around the battery problem: Keep 3 sets of rechargable batteries.
Summary: This camera takes very good pictures and is very easy to use. It has alot of features that anyone can master in a short time. HP has done a good job with this device and I would recommend it to anyone now getting into the digital photography hobby. As the other reviewers mentioned, it is a must to use rechargeable batteries and get more memory. For the price and features, try it and you will be impressed.
I Luuuv this camera...I love it! I love it! I love it!
17 May 2007
Summary: Why do I love it so much? Because in spite of the fast battery consumption, it delivers what it promises: - Optical AND Digital zoom in 1 camera with auto focus - True plug n play (with my WinXP OS/Suite) - Beautiful hi-resolution pics (lower resolutions available) - Extremely easy to use (for those familiar with digicams) - Movie clips w/audio (only camera w/sound in 2.1MP for $150) - a strong feature rich software program that's very easy to use - lots more options...
Summary: I tried this camera for 1 month and in the over-all I believe it's a great value. Nice pictures (I use medium quality, wich gives me pictures with great quality and the capability of taking 17 pics with the internal 16MB memory). It has a lot of functions that allow you to take pictures with different lighting conditions, or you can allow the camera to adjust the settings automatically.
Summary: With the price of digital cameras now within reach for most people, it is tough to decide on which one to go with. I am nothing more than a casual user of cameras, and am not in need of one with loads of bells and whistles, nor can I justify spending an arm and a leg on one. The HP 635 was the camera I decided to go with and am so far very pleased with it, despite a few technical flaws.
Summary: This an acceptable digital camera, not much more. It's a solid value if you find it for less than $75 or so, but I personally would pay more for a Kodak or Olympus with similar specs next time around. Pros: -Low price -Reliable 3X zoom -Good outdoor capabilities -Reasonably logical navigation menus -Excellent USB connection and PC photo download/edit software Cons: -One of the worst battery-eaters I've ever used -Poor color saturation: certains blues and greens are way...