The HP Photosmart 735 is mostly gets compared to super zooms, travel zooms and compacts. The HP Photosmart 735's top rivals come from Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-H50) and Canon (such as the PowerShot ELPH 150 IS)

Competitor classes

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the HP Photosmart 735 compared to super zoom competitors include: it is slightly smaller (mid size (105×46×71 mm) vs prosumer size (116×81×86 mm)) and is slightly lighter (290 g vs 547 g).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 31 mm), has a much smaller screen (1.5" vs 3"), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens), takes significantly lower resolution photos (3.2 MP vs 9 MP) and doesn't have a screen which flips out.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H50

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H50
5 years newer

Significant advantages of the DSC-H50 (vs the Photosmart 735)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.5"
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much better wide angle: 31 mm vs 38 mm

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-H50 (vs the Photosmart 735)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-H50 and Photosmart 735

  • Wide aperture: f/2.7 vs f/2.5
  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (116×81×86 mm) vs Mid size (105×46×71 mm)
  • Light weight: 547 g vs 290 g

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the HP Photosmart 735 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.5 vs f/3) and has a viewfinder (tunnel vs none).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 24 mm), has a much smaller screen (1.5" vs 2.7"), is much larger (mid size (105×46×71 mm) vs compact (95×57×24 mm)), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens) and takes significantly lower resolution photos (3.2 MP vs 9.7 MP).

Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS
11 years newer
$278

Significant advantages of the ELPH 150 IS (vs the Photosmart 735)

  • Much smaller: Compact (95×57×24 mm) vs Mid size (105×46×71 mm)
  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 38 mm
  • Much larger screen: 2.7" vs 1.5"

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 150 IS (vs the Photosmart 735)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the ELPH 150 IS and Photosmart 735

  • None found

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the HP Photosmart 735 compared to compact competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.5 vs f/3.1), is newer (march 2003 vs january 2003), has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1000 of a second) and slightly longer exposures (15 seconds vs 1/2 of a second).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 35 mm), is much larger (mid size (105×46×71 mm) vs compact (99×56×34 mm)), is thicker (2.8" vs 1.3") and is significantly heavier (290 g vs 220 g).

Olympus Stylus 300

Placeholder
similar age

Significant advantages of the Stylus 300 (vs the Photosmart 735)

  • Much smaller: Compact (99×56×34 mm) vs Mid size (105×46×71 mm)
  • Much thinner: 1.3" vs 2.8"
  • Significantly better wide angle: 35 mm vs 38 mm

Significant disadvantages of the Stylus 300 (vs the Photosmart 735)

  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/1000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second
  • Shorter max exposures: 1/2 of a second vs 15 seconds

common strengths of the Stylus 300 and Photosmart 735

  • Both have tunnel viewfinders: Tunnel vs Tunnel