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HP df840
 
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$9.99
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Summary: An 8.4 inch digital picture frame with a 4:3 aspect ratio. It has only enough internal memory to store 50 photos and a remote control.
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Type: 6- to 8-inch display digital picture frames
About - HP df840

The HP df840 is part of the digital picture frame test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, digital picture frame models like the df840 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Picture quality:
Picture quality includes image clarity, color accuracy, and contrast. It's based mainly on the judgments of a panel who viewed photographs on each device, as well as lab measurements including viewing angle.

Viewing angle:
Viewing angle indicates the quality of images when viewed from 45 degrees of the center line both horizontally and vertically. This is important if you are standing above the frame and looking down, sitting at an angle to the frame, or sitting with the frame positioned above you. Viewing angle is calculated into the picture quality score.

Versatility:
Versatility mainly includes characteristics that aid in versatility and convenience. Those include the presence of hardware and menu-based navigation features. Also considered are the number of memory-card and USB slots; built-in memory; brightness, color, and contrast controls; removable picture frames and any extra frames included; audio and video playback; audio and video connections; PC-to-device image transfer speeds; number and duration of slideshow timings; the ability to delete images; and handling of non-compatible image formats.
About This Brand

HP launched its first digital frame in 2007 and currently offers 7-, 8-, and 10-inch frames.

Features & Specs - HP df840
info Dimensions WxHxD (in.) 10.7x9.0x1.5
info Display resolution 800x600
info Aspect ratio 4:3
info Internal memory (MB) Data not available
info USB cable No
info Remote control Yes
info Slideshow autostart Yes
info Audio playback NA
info Video playback NA
info External memory formats SD, MMC, MS, USB
info USB computer interface None
More features and specs
Additional Information (The information below has been supplied by an external source.)
General Information
Manufacturer Hewlett-Packard
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.hp.com
Product Model df840
Product Name df840 Digital Photo Frame
Product Type Digital Frame
User Reviews - HP df840
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2.0
Slide Show stalls
12/31/2011
Pros
Attractive Design
Clear Image
Cons
Stalls on random pictures
Best Uses
Desk
Gift
Comment:
Loaded both a USB drive & an Sd chip. With either one it stalls on random pictures; when using any of the 3 choices of picture order.
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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