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HP PhotoSmart 315

HP's "entry-level+" model offers 2.1 megapixels and ease of use at a bargain price.

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Reference: Datasheet

Review First Posted: 03/14/2001


Digital Camera Data Sheet:
Hewlett Packard Photosmart 315


General

Model Name:

Hewlett Packard Photosmart 315 
Model Number: 315 
Camera Format: Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $350.00
Street Price:  
Price Update Date: 2007-02-07
Date Available: 2000-10-01
Remote Control: No 
Remote Control Type: n/a 
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Tripod Mount Material:  
Operating System:  
Weight: 10.9 oz (310 g)
Weight With Batteries? checked 
Size: 5.0 x 2.7 x 1.3 in.
(128 x 68 x 33 mm)
Warranty in Months: 12 
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 1600x1200, 640x480
Movie Resolution:  
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 1.92
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.7" 
CCD Filter Type: RGBG 
CCD Manufacturer:  
Focal Length Multiplier:  
Movie Audio:  
Quality Levels:  
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 38 mm
Zoom Ratio: Non-Zoom
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 1.5x, 2.0x, 2.5x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type:  
Auto Focus Assist Light?  
Auto Focus Min Illum:  
Auto Focus Step:  
Manual Focus: No 
Manual Focus Steps: n/a
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
12.2 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Min Macro Area: 283 x 212 mm
11.1 x 8.3 in
Min Aperture: f/9.8
Max Aperture: f/2.8
Aperture Range Description: f/2.8, f/3.9, f/5.6, f/9.8 (four settings) 
Aperture Step Size:  
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Display
Optical Viewfinder: Yes 
Optical VF Type: Real Image 
Optical VF Accuracy: 1%
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD VF Accuracy: 1%
LCD Size (inches): 1.8
LCD Resolution: 71,000 dots
OLED Screen:  
Touchscreen:  
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: 100
ISO Rating Max:  
Number of White Balance Settings: 1
White Balance Settings:  
Manual White Balance: No 
Longest Shutter Time:
Shortest Shutter Time: 1/750 
Exp Adj Range: 2.0 EV
Exp Adj Step Size: 0.50 EV
Metering Modes: Center Weighted 
Spot Metering: No 
Aperture Priority: No 
Shutter Priority: No 
Full Manual Exposure: No 
Self Timer: 10 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
No of Flash Modes: 4
Flash Modes: Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye reduction 
Flash Guide Number (Meters):  
Flash Range Default ISO (meters): 3.0
Flash Range Description: Up to 3 meters 
No of Flash "Pops":  
Ext Flash: No 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CompactFlash Type 1 
Other Memory Types:  
Memory Included (MB): 8.0
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No 
Compressed Format: JPEG 
Movie File Format:  
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode Switchable:  
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: Serial, USB 1.1
Other Connection: HP JetSend 
Included Software: HP Photo Imaging Software, ACD Systems Viewer (PC Only, Adobe PhotoDeluxe Business Edition (PC/Mac; 315xi only); ArcSoft PhotoMontage (PC/Mac); ArcSoft PhotoImpression 2000 (PC/Mac) 
OS Compatibility: Windows 98, 2000, ME, NT 4.0 
Performance Timing
Startup Time:  
Shutdown Time:  
Play -> Record:  
Record -> Play (max res):  
Record -> Play (min res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE: 1.050 seconds
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag, Man. Focus:  
Shutter Lag, Prefocus: 0.230 seconds
Cycle Time Uncompressed Format:  
Cycle Time Max Res: 5.800 seconds
Cycle Time Min Res: 4.300 seconds
Buffer Frames, Max Res:  
Continuous Mode Rate (Frames/Sec):  
Movie Mode Rate (Frames/Sec):  
Movie Sec @ Max Res:  
Movie Sec @ Min Res:  
Download speed, KB/second:  
Power
Battery Form Factor: AA 
Usable Battery Types: Alkaline, Lithium, NiCd, NiMH (4 NiMH recommended) 
Batteries Included: AA Alkaline (4) batteries
Battery Charger Included: No 
More Information
Notes & Features: Send images directly to selected HP printers with IrDA interface using JetSend protocol.  
Review URL: Review
Test Shots URL: Test Shots
Photo Gallery URL:  
Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website

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