How to choose a digital picture frame
• Consider the resolution and aspect ratio- this will determine the quality of the photos displayed. Resolutions can range from 480 pixels up to 1080 pixels, with higher numbers signifying higher quality. There are two main aspect ratios with digital frames, namely 4:3 and 16:9. The 4:3 aspect ratio is most suitable for digital, point and shoot cameras. The 16:9 ratio is suitable for high-end and DSLR cameras, giving your frame that widescreen feel.
• Some frames can support either portrait or landscape, while others portray both using an accelerometer. While choosing a frame that only supports one can limit the device, these can be more affordable and may still get the job done.
• Consider the internal memory capacity of the frame. Some devices can store up to 20,000 photos in their internal memory, however, some people won’t even need more than 1,000.
• Consider which additional features you want your frame to come with. Some will look for features such as a clock, a calendar, Wi-Fi or stereo speakers for video playback. Keep in mind that the more features the frame will come with, the higher the price will be.
• Some of the frames on offer have intuitive software. This means that these products are able to detect movement in the room, and will automatically enter sleep mode when there has been no movement for a certain period of time.
• You might also look for digital frames that come with a remote control, allowing you to operate it from even the sofa.