The HP Photosmart M22 is mostly gets compared to other compacts. The HP Photosmart M22's top rivals come from Olympus (such as the Stylus Verve S)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the HP M22 compared to other compact competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.5), has a faster max shutter speed (1/1800 of a second vs 1/1000 of a second) and slightly longer exposures (15 seconds vs 4 seconds).

However, on average it has a much smaller screen (1.5" vs 1.8") and is thicker (1.9" vs 1.1").

Olympus Stylus Verve S

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Significant advantages of the Verve S (vs the M22)

  • Much larger screen: 1.8" vs 1.5"
  • Much thinner: 1.1" vs 1.9"

Significant disadvantages of the Verve S (vs the M22)

  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/1000 of a second vs 1/1800 of a second

common strengths of the Verve S and M22

  • Very small: Compact (95×56×28 mm) vs Compact (96×33×49 mm)
  • Very light: 165 g vs 170 g