The HP Photosmart R727 is mostly gets compared to digicams and travel zooms. The HP Photosmart R727's top rivals come from Kodak (such as the EasyShare CX6200) and Panasonic (such as the Lumix DMC-TZ2)

Competitor classes

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the HP R727 compared to digicam competitors include: it has a much larger screen (2.5" vs 1.6"), is newer (january 2006 vs june 2003) and slightly longer exposures (16 seconds vs 1/2 of a second).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (39 mm vs 37 mm) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel).

Kodak EasyShare CX6200

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2 years older
$59

Significant advantages of the CX6200 (vs the R727)

  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the CX6200 (vs the R727)

  • None found

common strengths of the CX6200 and R727

  • Fairly small: Mid size (104×65×42 mm) vs Compact (93×24×61 mm)
  • Light weight: 195 g vs 150 g

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the HP R727 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it is significantly smaller (compact (93×24×61 mm) vs compact (105×59×37 mm)), is significantly lighter (150 g vs 260 g) and slightly longer exposures (16 seconds vs 8 seconds).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (39 mm vs 28 mm), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens), is older (january 2006 vs january 2007) and is thicker (2.4" vs 1.5").

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ2
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the DMC-TZ2 (vs the R727)

  • Much better wide angle: 28 mm vs 39 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much thinner: 1.5" vs 2.4"

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-TZ2 (vs the R727)

  • Significantly larger: Compact (105×59×37 mm) vs Compact (93×24×61 mm)
  • Significantly heavier: 260 g vs 150 g

common strengths of the DMC-TZ2 and R727

  • None found