Epson P-7000 Multimedia Storage Viewer review

Back up and view your photos while you're out and about with this handy gadget

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Our Verdict

Full-frame previewing and zooming of photos is particularly fast on the P-7000, and the image quality of the screen is excellent. The basic image adjustments are useful too. Even so, we'd rather spend this sort of money on a decent laptop, which offers so much more


  • Screen
  • Copy speed


  • Expensive
  • Not very useful

There's a wealth of portable photo storage solutions on the market, but the specifications (and price) of the Epson P-7000 place it near the top of the pile.

It features a clear and bright 4-inch LCD that offers VGA resolution, remarkably accurate colour and contrast and a generous 160GB of space. The similar P-6000 weighs in at £90 less, but only has half the capacity.

Lightning quick

The outstanding feature here is speed. In our tests, using SanDisk Extreme III cards, it took 1 minute 50 seconds to transfer 1GB of data from a CF card, and 2 minutes 15 seconds from an SDHC card.

It's capable of viewing JPEGs of up to 30Mp in size and most RAW formats are supported, with some even allowing for basic editing on the fly. Useful, but even with MP3 and MPEG support thrown in, it's hard to justify the P-7000's cost.

Tech Specs

Product TypeHard Drive Portable Media Player
Hard Drive Capacity160 GB
Product FunctionsAudio Player, Video Player, Photo Viewer
Memory Card SupportedSecure Digital (SD) Card, MultiMediaCard (MMC), Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC), CompactFlash (CF) Card, Microdrive
Brand NameEpson
Image FormatsJPEG, RAW
Audio FormatsMP3, WMA, AAC
Screen Size10.2 cm (4")
Video FormatsDivX, Motion JPEG, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, QuickTime MOV, WMV
Display Resolution307200 Pixel
Display Screen TypeActive Matrix TFT Colour LCD
Height88.7 mm
Width150 mm
Depth33.1 mm
ManufacturerEpson Corporation
Product ModelP-7000
Product NameP-7000 160GB Hard Drive Portable Media Player
Manufacturer Part NumberB31B192003CZ
Manufacturer Website Address
Marketing Information

Take a brighter, clearer look at your digital images with the Epson P-7000. This compact, portable device is built around the vivid, colourful 4" Photo Fine Ultra colour LCD, which features the world's first 4-colour filter system for a portable device.

It is perfect for viewing images during a shoot, even in RAW format, before arranging and storing them safely on the 160GB hard drive. Its portability allows you to store and share images, wherever you are.

Package Contents
  • P-7000 160GB Hard Drive Portable Media Player
  • Lithium-ion battery
  • USB cable
  • AC adapter
  • Power cable
  • Strap
  • Carrying case
  • Users guide
Weight (Approximate)430 g