As well as being compared against other compacts, the HP Photosmart R707 is also often compared to super zooms. The HP Photosmart R707's top rivals come from Olympus (such as the D-535 Zoom and the C-730 UZ)

Competitor classes

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the HP R707 compared to other compact competitors include: it is slightly smaller (compact (96×60×35 mm) vs compact (88×63×39 mm)), is thinner (1.4" vs 1.5"), has a viewfinder (tunnel vs none) and slightly longer exposures (16 seconds vs 2 seconds).

However, on average it is older (february 2004 vs september 2004).

Olympus D-535 Zoom

Olympus D-535 Zoom
7 months newer

Significant advantages of the D-535 Zoom (vs the R707)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the D-535 Zoom (vs the R707)

  • Larger: Compact (88×63×39 mm) vs Compact (96×60×35 mm)
  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the D-535 Zoom and R707

  • Fairly small: Compact (88×63×39 mm) vs Compact (96×60×35 mm)
  • Light weight: 190 g vs 205 g

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the HP R707 compared to super zoom competitors include: it is slightly smaller (compact (96×60×35 mm) vs standard size (108×76×78 mm)), is newer (february 2004 vs september 2002), is thinner (1.4" vs 3.1"), is slightly lighter (205 g vs 400 g) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1000 of a second).

However, on average it has fewer storage slots (1 vs 2) and doesn't support an external flash.

Olympus C-730 UZ

Olympus C-730 UZ
1 year older

Significant advantages of the C-730 UZ (vs the R707)

  • Has more storage slots: 2 vs 1
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the C-730 UZ (vs the R707)

  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/1000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the C-730 UZ and R707

  • Fairly small: Standard size (108×76×78 mm) vs Compact (96×60×35 mm)
  • Very light: 400 g vs 205 g
  • Thin: 3.1" vs 1.4"