As well as being compared against other compacts, the HP Photosmart M425 is also often compared to digicams. The HP Photosmart M425's top rivals come from HP (such as the Photosmart E327 and the Photosmart C200)

Competitor classes

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the HP M425 compared to other compact competitors include: it has a viewfinder (tunnel vs none).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 35 mm), is thicker (2.4" vs 2.1"), is slightly heavier (190 g vs 150 g) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

HP Photosmart E327

HP Photosmart E327
similar age

Significant advantages of the E327 (vs the M425)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 35 mm vs 38 mm
  • Significantly thinner: 2.1" vs 2.4"
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the E327 (vs the M425)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the E327 and M425

  • Each has a built-in flash

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the HP M425 compared to digicam competitors include: it is newer (january 2006 vs october 1999) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/1000 of a second vs 1/500 of a second).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 35 mm).

HP Photosmart C200

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6 years older

Significant advantages of the C200 (vs the M425)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 35 mm vs 38 mm

Significant disadvantages of the C200 (vs the M425)

  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/500 of a second vs 1/1000 of a second

common strengths of the C200 and M425

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Both have tunnel viewfinders: Tunnel vs Tunnel