HP has announced the HP Photosmart R837 digital camera -- a camera that the company says can touch up photos in an instant without having to connect to a photo editing programme, or even a PC.

The Photosmart R837 digital camera comes with a new set of HP Design Gallery features which include a tool for removing blemishes from the subject's face says HP. Users can zone in on any blemish such as a spot, mole or scar and instantly remove it. says HP.

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The touch-up feature joins the slimming tool, which HP says automatically takes pounds off subjects for instantly glamorous photos. Also new for 2007 is pet-eye fix – a version of HP

The features are contained within a 7.2-megapixel camera with large, bright three-inch screen. The camera has a 3x optical zoom lens and is housed in a smooth, curved, compact metal casing that slips easily into a pocket.

Estimated street price for the Photosmart R837 is €195 (£132) plus VAT.