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HP Photosmart R742

Ralf Jurrien
IFA Report
Monday 16th, July 2007
Posted by: Ralf Jurrien

The stylish HP Photosmart R742 digital camera features an all-metal body that easily slips into almost any pocket or purse. Easily snap 7 Megapixel photos and view them on the bright 2.5-inch image display screen. With industry-leading in-camera red-eye removal and easy-to-use shooting modes, the HPP R742 camera allows users to take great photos. Meets HP’s General Specification for the Environment, which includes compliance with the EU ROHS Directive (focus: lead, cadmium, mercury, PBB, PBDE). Get crisp, detailed photos and minimize blur at the touch of a button with the HP steady photo anti-shake mode. Recording moving memories is simple, using one-touch video with audio.

HP Photosmart R742

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HP R742 camera - Red eye Reduction
The new HP R742 digital compact camera offers 7 Megapixels resolution for beautiful 4 x 6-inch prints and enlargements up to poster size. Take stunning, long-distance shots with the HP Precision lens with 3x optical, 7x digital zoom. With the HP Photosmart R742 you can easily see photos - indoors or outside - on a bright 2.5-inch display. Industry-leading in-camera red-eye removal helps eliminate wasted shots or time spent editing on a PC. Choose fun colors and borders to apply to photos - in the camera - with HP Design Gallery.

HP Photosmart R742 digital camera - Digital effects and Software
Apply colors and borders to photos - right in the camera - with HP Design Gallery. The HP Photosmart R742 includes everything needed to start taking photos right out of the box, including a lithium-ion battery, battery charger and 16MB of internal memory. Easily snap the best shot with 13 shooting modes, including auto, burst, close-up and sunset. Just point and shoot - easy-to-use design and intuitive buttons enable a simple photo-taking experience.

HP Photosmart 742 compact camera - Video recording
Recording moving memories is simple, using one-touch video with audio. Effortlessly share, save and print photos, plus order prints online, using HP Photosmart Express. Organize, edit, print and share using HP Photosmart Essential software. Order brilliant prints online through Snapfish by connecting to a PC. The HP 742 camera is Microsoft Windows Vista ready.

HP Photosmart R742 specifications
• 7 Megapixel resolution
• 3x optical zoom, 7x digital zoom
• Dimensions: 3.69 inches (w) x 0.95 inches (d) x 2.19 inches (h) (with protrusions)
• Weight : 0.3 lbs. without battery
• PictBridge support
• Exif 2.2 support
• Support: Windows Vista, 2000, XP Home, XP Professional, XP Professional x64
• Support: Macintosh computer with Mac OS X v10.3.9, 10.4 and later
• Connectivity: USB Connectivity

HP camera support - Price and Availability
HP offers a comprehensive support package for the HP Photosmart R742 Digital Camera that includes 90 days of phone support as well as real-time chat and email support beyond the warranty as part of its HP Total Care portfolio of services. The estimated US street price is $199.99, the HP Photosmart R742 is expected to be available for purchase August 2007 in North America.

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