Press Release: HP Photosmart E317 introduction

HP unveiled the HP Photosmart E317 digital camera. Ideal for first time digital photographers, this great value camera offers a range of intuitive functions and easy-to-use features, making the transition into digital photography simple and enjoyable. Featuring great quality 5 Megapixel resolution, the Photosmart E317 delivers the type of crisp, vivid photos normally offered by a much more expensive camera. Taking photos with such impressive resolution gives users the freedom to produce high quality prints. Additionally, the camera features five shooting modes, including 'action mode', 'portrait mode' and 'sunset mode', for optimized image quality in a variety of conditions.

HP Photosmart E317 - 1.5-inch LCD
A 1.5-inch (3.8 cm) LCD screen allows photographers to preview and edit all of their photos as soon as they are taken. Simple to use on-screen menus guide users through the process of storing, amending and deleting files without the need for a PC. Utilising the cameras 16MB of internal memory, users can store up to 70 photos (at VGA resolution) to share with their friends and family. The cameras intuitive button layout and 4x zoom (1x optical /4x digital) allows users to simply point, click and shoot great images every time.

HP E317 digital camera - Photo and Video clips
Likewise, the auto flash function automatically detects the surrounding lighting conditions when an image is being taken. This feature ensures that the brightness and exposure of a photo is hardly ever compromised, helping users to produce the highest quality images every time. With the ability to record and store short video clips, the HP Photosmart E317 digital camera gives beginners the freedom to relax. The ability to shoot moving images makes it simple for even the most inexperienced digital photographers to capture vividly the true feeling of an event or celebration.

HP software - Complete package
To complete the digital photography experience, users can utilize HP’s Image Zone software, which allows photos to be edited, organized and shared from a PC. Using HP Instant Share Software, users can email their images to whom ever they choose without the problem of large file attachments. The Photosmart E317 is PictBridge enabled, which means users can transfer their digital images to any printer via a plug and play USB connection or memory card, quickly and simply.

HP Photosmart E317 - Availability and Pricing
As an optional accessory, the HP Photosmart digital camera can be complemented by the stylish HP Photosmart Silver Camera Case (Q6217A) which not only looks good, but protects the digital camera from the bumps and scratches associated with every day use. The HP Photosmart E317 is available from September 1 at a street price of Euto 129 (prices may vary from country to country).

Posted: Mon - August 15, 2005 at 08:25 AM