HP Photosmart M637 Digital Camera



Memory upgrade 
4 GB


Video formats supported 
Motion JPEG frame rate
24 fps
Video footnote
Up to 25 seconds for internal memory and up to 60mins for external memory

Technical details

1 USB (compatible with USB 2.0 Full Speed specifications)
94 mm (3.70 ")
140 g
Aperture range (F-F) 
f//2.7 to f//4.8 (wide), f//4.8 to f//8.5 (telephoto)
Focal length range (f-f) 
5.9 - 17.7 mm
Minimum system requirements
For all systems: CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive, USB port and USB cable, SVGA 800 x 600 monitor with 16-bit color (32-bit color recommended), Adobe Acrobat Reader 5 or higher, 450 MB available hard disk space for software installation, Internet Explorer 6.0 or h
Lens focal range 
Approximately 0.2 m to infinity (normal), 0.2 m to infinity (telephoto), 0.1 to 0.8 m (macro wide), 0.2 to 1.2 m (macro telephoto)
Audio system 
Up to 25 sec
Bundled software 
HP Photosmart software for Windows and Macintosh
Camera shutter speed 
2 to 1/1500 sec<br />Automatic
Colour depth
Compatible memory cards 
Secure Digital (SD) and Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC)
Compatible operating systems 
Windows XP Home; Windows XP Professional; Windows XP Professional x64; Works with Windows Vista(TM); Mac OS X v 10.3.9; Mac OS X v 10.4 or higher
6.0 cm bright indoor/outdoor viewable color LCD display
Effective sensor resolution
7,2 MP
Energy Star certified 
Flash modes 
Flash off, Flash on
Normal (default), macro
Internal memory 
1024 MB
Light exposure control
Center-weighted auto exposure metering (AE)
Light exposure correction
+/- 2 EV in 1/2 steps
7.2 MP
Memory slots 
1 slot, Secure Digital (SD) up to 8 GB compatible
Optional connectivity
HP Photosmart 2200 Camera Charging Dock
Package dimensions (WxDxH) 
184 x 47 x 162 mm
Package weight 
430 g
Print technology 
Color, EV compensation, fast mode, image quality, ISO speed, white balance
Product dimensions when open (LxWxD)
96 x 36.8 x 63 (with protrusions) (3.78 x 1.45 x 2.48 (with protrusions))
Canada [Canadian Approval (cULus mark)], EEA [one European Safety Agency mark (UL-GS mark), CE Certificate of Conformity, USA [NRTL (cULus mark)], Croatia (ZIK), Czech Republic (EZU [CE]), Estonia/Latvia/Lithuania (CE), Hungary (CE), Russia (GOST), Slovak
10 s
Shooting modes
Self Timer Off (Default), Self timer, Burst mode, Video
Storage relative humidity (H-H)
15 - 90 %
Video capability 
Viewfinder type 
White balance 
Case or master carton dimensions (W x D x H)
7.8 x 7.6 x 7 mm
Case or master carton quantity 
4 pcs
Case or master carton weight
4.19 lb (US), 5.51 lb (EMEA), 4.41 lb (LAR)
Colour control 
Farbe (Standard), Schwarzweiß, Sepia
Control panel 
Top: 2 buttons (Power, Shutter release); back: 8 buttons (Delete, Flash, 3-way switch (Liveview, Video Capture, Playback), Zoom In/Zoom Out, 4-way switch with Menu/OK button, Back)
Export file formats
JPEG (Exif 2.2) for still images with embedded audio; Motion JPEG for video clips
I/O ports 
1 USB mini-B
Image control functions
Off, date only, date and time imprinting
Larger master carton dimensions (W x D x H)
198 x 194 x 178 mm
Light exposure rating
Auto (default), ISO 100, 200, 400, 800 (with HP Steady Photo)
Maximum dimensions (W x D x H) 
96 x 36.8 x 63.1 mm
TTL (through-the-lens)
Minimum system requirements for Macintosh
Mac OS X v 10.3.9, v 10.4; PowerPC G3, G4 and G5 processor or Intel Core processor; minimum 128 MB RAM, 256 MB recommended (required for Mac OS X v 10.4); 250 MB available hard disk space; built-in USB
Number of cartons per pallet
Number of layers per pallet
Package dimensions (W x D x H)
182.9 x 48.3 x 162.6 mm (7.2 x 1.9 x 6.4 ")
Pallet dimensions (W x D x H) 
1016 x 1219 x 1218 mm
Pallet weight 
358 (US), 466 (EMEA), 376 (LAR)
Product weight optional (imperial)
0.4 lb (with batteries)
Product weight optional (metric)
0.19 kg (with batteries)
Quantity per pallet 
720 pcs
Recommended humidity operating range 
15 to 85% RH
Shutter Lag 
0.52 sec
Storage media capacity 
16 MB internal memory, capacity: up to 7 photos (accepts SD/SDHC cards up to 8 GB capacity)
Technical features
HP In-camera Red-eye Removal, HP Design Gallery (borders, colors), HP Steady Photo anti-shake mode
Video modes resolution
QVGA 320 x 240 pixels


Battery life (max) 
Alkaline (CIPA): 130 shots, NiMH (CIPA): 400 shots; Photo Lithium (CIPA): 780 shots
Power requirements
2 Batterien/Akkus vom Typ AA (im Lieferumfang enthalten), Foto-Lithium-Batterien, NiMH-Akkus


Display resolution (numeric) 
480 pixels

Technical details

Display diagonal 
61 mm (2.4 ")

Lens system

Combined zoom
21 total zoom (3 optical, 7 digital)
Focal length (35mm film equivalent)
36 - 108 mm


Direct printing 
Processor frequency 
2160 MHz

Light exposure

Light exposure modes 


Flash working distance
4 m wide, 2.3 m telephoto at Auto ISO<br />13 ft wide, 7.4 ft telephoto at Auto ISO

Operational conditions

Operating temperature (T-T) 
0 - 40 °C
Operating relative humidity (H-H)
15 - 85 %
Storage temperature (T-T) 
-22 - 149 °C

Picture quality

Image sensor size
25.4/63.5 mm (1/2.5 ")

Weight & dimensions

Dimensions (WxDxH) 
94.1 x 28 x 62.1 mm
Dimension note (imperial)
without protrusions
Dimension note (metric)
without protrusions

Other features

Audio recorder 
Burst transfer rate
2 fps, 3 pictures
Lens system 
HP Precision Lens; 21x total zoom (3x optical, 7x digital); f/2.7 (wide); f/4.8 (telephoto)
Picture mode
Action, Auto Mode (default), Close Up, Landscape, Night Portrait, Portrait, Steady Photo, Sunset, Theatre
Video memory capacity
10 MB for internal memory and up to 2 GB for external memory
Aperture setting
LCD components
Picture capture icon, pictures remaining, battery low status, focus brackets, SD card, image quality level, shooting mode, flash mode, self-timer information, burst, date and time imprint, digital zoom crop box, video record icon, video counter
PhotoSmart compression
Shot-to-shot time 
Still image capacity
These numbers are only a guideline; actual numbers will vary by use.
Still image capacity (best mode)
3 images; 2.1 MB file size; 3072 x 2304 resolution
Still image capacity (better mode)
7 images; 0.94 MB file size; 3072 x 2304 resolution