At A Glance

This basic camera offers an anti-shake mode and a generous software bundle, but its image quality was disappointing.

Manufacturer’s Description

Get ready to shoot stunning photos. Our Photosmart M537 Digital Camera packs 6 megapixels plus 18x total zoom (3x optical, 6x digital) for eye-popping results. An array of convenient buttons and menus, an anti-shake feature, a bright, 2.5" display, in-camera red-eye removal, a Design Gallery, and the ability to take video clips and print stills round out this Windows Vista Ready model's offerings.

The Specs

Battery Information
Number of Batteries Supported 2
Battery Size Supported AA
Battery Built-in No
Battery Included Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 2.50 "
Effective Camera Resolution 6.0 Megapixels
Exposure
Shortest Shutter Speed 1/1000 Second
Longest Shutter Speed 1 Second
Flash
Flash Modes Auto Flash, Red-eye Reduction, Flash ON, Flash OFF
General Information
Manufacturer Hewlett-Packard
Manufacturer Part Number L2449A#ABA
UPC Code 882780834033
Brand Name HP
Product Name Photosmart M537 Compact Camera
Marketing Information

Get ready to shoot stunning photos. Our Photosmart M537 Digital Camera packs 6 megapixels plus 18x total zoom (3x optical, 6x digital) for eye-popping results. An array of convenient buttons and menus, an anti-shake feature, a bright, 2.5" display, in-camera red-eye removal, a Design Gallery, and the ability to take video clips and print stills round out this Windows Vista Ready model's offerings.

Product Model M537
Product Type Compact Camera
Image
Maximum Image Resolution 2864 x 2128
Lens
Optical Zoom 3.0 x
Digital Zoom 6.0
Focus Modes Auto
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • Photosmart M537 Digital Camera
  • 2 x AA Alkaline Batteries
  • USB Cable
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Warranty/regulatory Brochure
  • Wrist Strap
  • Software CD (with User Guide)
  • Network & Communication
    GPS No
    Physical Characteristics
    Height 2.5"
    Width 3.8"
    Depth 1.2"
    Weight (Approximate) 8.0 oz
    Video
    Video Formats Motion JPEG
    Maximum Video Resolution 320 x 240
    Maximum Frame Rate 30 fps
    Viewfinder
    Viewfinder Type No
    Warranty
    Limited Warranty 90 Day

    Performance

    Performance (New)
    Exposure Poor
    Color Poor
    Sharpness Poor
    Distortion Poor
    Performance
    Image Quality, Exposure--Flash 51.6
    Image Quality, Exposure--Normal 44.5
    Number of Shots 345.0
    Battery Life (minutes) 188.75
    Image Quality Score Poor
    Image Quality, Distortion 34.9
    Image Quality, Exposure 46.6
    Battery Life Score Very Good
    Image Quality, Sharpness 31.3
    Number of Batteries 2
    Image Quality, Overall 42.9
    Image Quality, Color 43.3