At A Glance

Offers in-camera red-eye reduction like the similar R717, plus a more powerful zoom, but image quality was less impressive.

Manufacturer’s Description

  • 2.0" TFT Color LCD
  • 5.13 MegaPixels
  • 5x Optical Zoom
  • 8x DigitalZoom
  • 32MB Internal Memory
  • The Specs

    Battery Information
    Number of Batteries Supported 1
    HDMI No
    Display & Graphics
    Screen Size 2.00 "
    Effective Camera Resolution 5.1 Megapixels
    Shortest Shutter Speed 1/2000 Second
    Longest Shutter Speed 16 Second
    Flash Modes Auto Flash, Red-eye Reduction, Flash ON, Flash OFF
    General Information
    Manufacturer Hewlett-Packard
    Manufacturer Part Number L2031A#ABA
    UPC Code 829160934488
    Brand Name HP
    Product Name Photosmart R817 Compact Camera
    Marketing Information
  • 2.0" TFT Color LCD
  • 5.13 MegaPixels
  • 5x Optical Zoom
  • 8x DigitalZoom
  • 32MB Internal Memory
  • Product Model R817
    Product Type Compact Camera
    Maximum Image Resolution 2616 x 1960
    Optical Zoom 5.0 x
    Digital Zoom 8.0
    Focus Modes Manual
    Minimum Focus Distance 1.20
    Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card, MultiMediaCard (MMC)
    Network & Communication
    GPS No
    Physical Characteristics
    Height 2.2"
    Width 3.6"
    Depth 1.2"
    Weight (Approximate) 5.85 oz
    Video Formats MPEG-1
    Maximum Video Resolution 640 x 480
    Maximum Frame Rate 30 fps
    Viewfinder Type No
    Limited Warranty 1 Year


    Performance (New)
    Exposure Very Good
    Color Good
    Sharpness Fair
    Distortion Poor
    Image Quality, Exposure--Flash 68.0
    Image Quality, Exposure--Normal 62.0
    Number of Shots 175.0
    Battery Life (minutes) 95.25
    Image Quality Score Good
    Image Quality, Distortion 39.0
    Image Quality, Exposure 63.8
    Battery Life Score Poor
    Image Quality, Sharpness 36.5
    Number of Batteries 1
    Image Quality, Overall 58.0
    Image Quality, Color 62.5