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HP Photosmart 945
3.4 out of 10

HP Photosmart 945

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Reviews and Problems with HP Photosmart 945

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Overall 6
6.0

Dated and old but can still take a picture

Scott Peterson, Amazon
14 January 2012
  • Summary: I had one of these in 2005; it was probably the last "pro" camera HP made, which was right before genuine DSLR cameras got cheap enough for the average person to buy. It takes 4AA batteries and what was for the time novel SD cards, but make sure to use the older 2GB or smaller cards.
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Overall 6
6.0

ok for regualr everyday shots

knox, Amazon
24 May 2005
  • Summary: I have probloms with getting indoor shots w/o the flash on. If I keep the flash off, all shots come out blury. And in museums or public places having the flash on isnt allowed, causing me too lose some good pictures.
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Overall 6
6.0

Photosmart 945 viewfinder

T. A. Bordeaux, Amazon
23 May 2005
  • Summary: The photo quality is very good, battery life seems excellent (after over 100 photos @5mp, the battery is still showing fully charged). I do not like the LCD view finder. The colors are not true and it lags behind when panning the camera. I think it is much worse than an optical viewfinder.
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Overall 6
6.0

Great picture with a Very very good quality.

Julio, Amazon
23 May 2005
  • Summary: Unfortunately once I got used to that the lens motor stopped working and is stuck in the out position. and they cannot fix that problem because the HP/Hewlett-Packard PhotoSmart 945 5.3-MegaPixel Digital Camera has been discontinued. don't buy it, you'll love me!
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Overall 6
6.0

Good camera, great quality photos, poor battery life!

DV6740, Amazon
23 May 2005
  • Summary: I love the image quality, the features and functions. The viewfinder leaves a lot to be desired; lags and is of poor quality compared to other digital cameras I've used. What I'm troubled with the most is the speed at which this camera sucks up the battery!
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Overall 6
6.0

Good, when it works

A. Turner, Amazon
23 May 2005
  • Summary: Generally speaking I like this camera. The zoom quality is phenomenal. However I do agree with many that you have to hold very still in order to get great pictures. Once you get used to that you will do ok.
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Overall 6
6.0

Good Camera Overall

Brian Nichols, Amazon
23 May 2005
  • Summary: I liked the look, feel, and operation of this camera, it served me quite well and has now been passed on to my daughter to go along with her new HP computer. I replaced my 945 with an R967, because I wanted a higher resolution camera, and the smaller size of the 967 was a huge plus.
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Overall 6
6.0

Great Pics with Some Problems

CCOPE, Amazon
23 May 2005
  • Summary: I have owned this camera for over 3 years. Picture quality is amazing,particularly if you are into landscapes. True colors are obtainable in any light if you know how to adjust the manual tuning features. My main gripe is the periodic shutting down of the camera .
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Overall 6
6.0

MP and Battery Life issues

MaritimeGirl, Amazon
23 May 2005
  • Summary: Having already purchased a HP 3.2 MP camera and being completely happy with it, the 945 looked like a perfect upgrade. For the most part I liked the camera however when my concern for the battery life became an issue (I couldn't shoot 25 Best pictures and I did try different batteries)I began to...
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Overall 6
6.0

Another stuck lens on the HP 945 Photosmart

Sara Cram, Amazon
23 May 2005
  • Summary: I admit, I bought my HP 945 Photosmart digital camera used, and I got a great deal on it...but after 4 months and hundreds of photos (very good quality, I might add), the lens stuck. Attempts to release it resulted in sickening grinding and whirring noises.
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