The HP Photosmart M525 is mostly gets compared to super zooms, ultra compacts and digicams. The HP Photosmart M525's top rivals come from Kodak (such as the EasyShare Z812 IS and the EasyShare Z712 IS) and HP (such as the Photosmart 320)

Competitor classes

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the HP M525 compared to super zoom competitors include: it is slightly lighter (190 g vs 350 g).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 36 mm), has a much smaller screen (1.7" vs 2.5"), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens) and is older (january 2006 vs august 2007).

Kodak EasyShare Z812 IS

Kodak EasyShare Z812 IS
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the Z812 IS (vs the M525)

  • Much larger screen: 2.5" vs 1.7"
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the Z812 IS (vs the M525)

  • None found

common strengths of the Z812 IS and M525

  • Very small: Standard size (109×74×76 mm) vs Compact (95×31×62 mm)
  • Very light: 340 g vs 190 g
  • Thin: 3" vs 2.4"

Kodak EasyShare Z712 IS

Kodak EasyShare Z712 IS
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the Z712 IS (vs the M525)

  • Much larger screen: 2.5" vs 1.7"
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the Z712 IS (vs the M525)

  • None found

common strengths of the Z712 IS and M525

  • Very small: Standard size (104×74×70 mm) vs Compact (95×31×62 mm)
  • Very light: 350 g vs 190 g
  • Thin: 2.8" vs 2.4"

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the HP M525 compared to ultra compact competitors include: it has a significantly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.9) and has a viewfinder (tunnel vs none).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 28 mm), has a much smaller screen (1.7" vs 3"), is much larger (compact (95×31×62 mm) vs ultra compact (93×57×17 mm)), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs digital) and takes slightly lower resolution photos (6 MP vs 9.9 MP).

Kodak Easyshare M5370

Kodak Easyshare M5370
5 years newer
$280

Significant advantages of the M5370 (vs the M525)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the M5370 (vs the M525)

  • None found

common strengths of the M5370 and M525

  • None found

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the HP M525 compared to digicam competitors include: it has a much larger screen (1.7" vs 1.5"), takes slightly higher resolution photos (6 MP vs 2 MP) and is newer (january 2006 vs july 2002).

HP Photosmart 320

HP Photosmart 320
3 years older

Significant advantages of the Photosmart 320 (vs the M525)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Photosmart 320 (vs the M525)

  • Much smaller screen: 1.5" vs 1.7"

common strengths of the Photosmart 320 and M525

  • Light weight: 240 g vs 190 g
  • Both have tunnel viewfinders: Tunnel vs Tunnel