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Photo Printer Reviews

Immerse in the joy of printing your pictures at your convenience by selecting the right model of photo printers through our site. We have categorized the photo printers to the swiftly carried portable printers, which is capable of delivering prints in the post card and credit card size, whereas on the other side of the equation, you can find the A3 printers which spits out the maximum printing. The technology though commonly employed is inkjet, depending on the manufacturer, the extent of perfection, the colour gamut produced, photo’s shelf live varies. Other technologies such as the thermal embedded dye used in digital printers are available.

You get wide range of options like the photo printer required for home use and the office use. Based on the colours used in the picture, the print speed varies, albeit this factor depends on the art of striking the balance between quality and quantity by the manufacturers like Canon, Epson, HP, Sony and alike.

Our reviews provide details like the printing technology, ease of carrying, print quality and other specific features. The connection interface, supported memory flash and other parameters depends on the model and end-use and differs with makers. You can also select from wireless photo printer that offer the advantage of cable-free printing.

HP Photosmart B9180 Multifunction Inkjet Printer

Generally, HP manufactures printers for the consumer and professional Inkjet markets, but until recently, with not too much scope for the semi-professional or sole-trader professional. HP was keen to fill the gap and came up with Photosmart Pro B9180, another example of its scalable print technology in which it relies heavily for future developments. Let us wait no further in reviewing the HP Photosmart B9180 Multifunction Inkjet Printer in detail.

Design features:

The HP Photosmart B9180 Multifunction Inkjet Printer is quite big in size, but has a solid, professional feel. There is a general thought that large areas of plastic in a A3+ printer is pretty flimsy, but not the case with this Inkjet Photo printer. The printer has a boxy functional design having a curved front edge. This means that we have to open it up only when using larger sizes. The printer has a brushed metal panel that nicely folds down to expose a secondary, straight-through paper path. The paper from the main tray does the normal 180-degree turn before it is printed. However, in the top tray, it travels unfettered from front to back. This suggests that the printer could print on card up to 1.5mm thick.

A two lines by 16-character LCD display never fails to show status messages and instructions. There is also a row of 5 buttons underneath that helps you to navigate its menu system. You can find a USB 2.0 and Ethernet sockets at the rear end and the printer is of course network enabled right out of the box.

Installation:

We felt a bit difficult to install the consumables. The HP Pro B9180 requires separate ink cartridges and print heads which you have to install and prime in a set order. First, open the cartridge cover at the left-hand end of the printer and plug it in each of the 8 cartridges. They feature keyed mouldings which allow fitting only in its respective slot. This is followed by the priming of the printer achieved by pumping ink from the print cartridges to the point where the heads are available. When prompted by the LCD display, open the top cover and fit each of the two-colour heads, after you remove the stoppers on the ends of the tubes from the cartridges first. You also need to wipe each print head using a ‘super cotton bud’ that is spirit-soaked and provided with each head in order to get the ink flowing.  Now, you can load the’ calibration pack’ with actually ten sheets of A4 Advanced Photo Paper. Next, allow the paper to perform its own calibration for which you have to wait for about 30 minutes or so. This also involves several test prints and the print quality gets better progressively as a result.

Full calibration process:

A bit of research on the process of Full calibration will tell you that it is a one time process, although ‘closed-loop’ calibration occurs whenever a new, unrecognized media is employed in the printer. While you are waiting for this, the software can be installed that includes a comprehensive driver, a Photoshop plug-in & HP’s Photosmart Premier Application, a simple photo editor which is sufficient to do basic edits and to crop, resize and select images for printing.

HP Photosmart B9180 Inkjet Printer

Maintenance Software suite:

HP has integrated the HP Photosmart Pro B9180 hardware with a gamut of printing and maintenance software suite and tools. Right at the top of the chart is a plug-in that helps you to print directly from within the Adobe Photoshop offering a real-time preview of the image. This also allows us to choose the colour profile, print size, paper type, borderless options and much more from just within a single window. We always feel that this is the way any form of photo printing should be and is really a joy to use. Besides, HP has included an application, HP Printer Utility serving as the dashboard for interacting with the photo printer. The program incorporates realistic indicators of remaining ink capacity and other useful help screens. There are also facilities that you can make use of for cleaning the printheads that you do not require any more in addition to printing test pages and applying the closed-loop calibration tests.

HP Printer Utility:

The main advantage of the HP Printer Utility is that you can install customer paper profiles straight into the HP Photosmart Pro B9180’s driver. While there is nothing new in using custom colour profile for a particular paper type, HP makes the job much easier for you allowing you add your new profile directly to the paper-type menu.

HP Photosmart Edit:

Additionally, the Photosmart B9180 Inkjet Photo printer also has an application for printing photos namely the HP Photosmart Edit. But given the HP Photosmart Pro B9180’s target audience, we feel most people will be using Photoshop or a similar program to print. A nice feature of HP Photosmart Edit is that it can easily convert colour images to grey scale. It also offers a set of black-and-white transformations akin to conventional camera filters. Photoshop’s Channel Mixer features much more sophisticated set of tools for the same process, but Photosmart Edit without doubt will provide good results.

Performance:

The B9180 is brilliant as it can not only auto-sense the paper type it utilizes, making use of bar codes on the back of HP sheets and its very own densitometer to calibrate for other types, but also sense paper sizes. Also, we found that the printer does not print an image that is fairly big for the loaded paper input which is good under any standards. But one should note that it even tells you if the paper is bigger than is actually required for a given image. This feature helps in avoiding the wastage of costly photo papers.

Excellent print quality:

The pages printed with the printer are of excellent quality. It makes use of pigmented inks all through to provide stunning resistance to fading accredited by the Wilhelm testing laboratory to last for over 200 years. In addition to the regular cyan, yellow and magenta, you will find two blanks – photo black for photo images and matt for text print and other additional colours including light cyan, light grey and light magenta. Colours that you see in the prints are lively, but well controlled; therefore the images do not appear lively when they are not indented to. Colour including reds, blues and greens are quite well rendered, appearing true and natural.  With fine, intricate lineage and sharp edges, the detail is fine. The colour gradation is smooth without obvious bands in the prints. The colour print on plain paper is also highly managed with neat, stipple-free frills and clear, crisp and precise plain text. Black print is not as dense as we may expect. The black and the white images appear a bit darker than the original print.

Print speed:

The print speed is fine for this type of printer and apparently better than the cheapest HP Photosmart 8750. Normally, it would take 1 minute and 18 seconds for printing a five-page text document which is comparatively good for a printer built for photo printing. If it is a 5 page text and graphics print that has to be printed, it will takes only 21 seconds longer. However when you consider the A3+ size print, coming in at 2 minutes and 12seconds, one has to admit that speed has not been sacrificed on the alter of print quality.

Sound levels:

Because it is an inkjet, one would like the sound levels to be as less noisy as possible and in most places; the sound levels were quite below what we could measure. In general you will find some pumping cycles and clicks while the Hewlett Packard printer is re-circulating and maintaining its inks, but these should not be annoying anyways.

Instruction Manuals:

HP provides an easy to use, instructive manual that helps you to get the most out of the printer including discussing profiles, print types and instructions to use the print driver’s integrated colour features as opposed to utilizing Photoshop’s colour features. For someone who is new to pigment-ink printers or looking to augment his or her Photoshop printing knowledge would find the manual highly practical in every way.

Warranty:

The HP Photosmart B9180 Multifunction Inkjet Printer is covered under a standard one-year limited hardware warranty.

Verdict:

The HP’s latest pigment-based Vivera Ink printing technology deployed in this printer receives a fair amount of beating. The vivacity of colour prints is excellent, stained only by insignificant darkening of black and white and this may need some form of compensation. The printer is a unique one, in that it is a product so well thought out and so immaculately built-in with Mac as well as Windows PC. As parting words, this high-end photo inkjet printer brings the feature set and printing quality of high-priced printers to the desktop of any ardent graphic artist or digital photographer.

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HP Photosmart B9180 Inkjet Printer – Technical Specification Table

Manufacturer HP
Model Name Photosmart B9180
Printer Type Thermal Ink Jet
Dimensions (W x D x H) 673 x 429 x 241 mm
Weight 17.1 kg
Printing Speed (A4, Draft Quality, Black) Up to 28 ppm
Printing Speed (A4, Draft Quality, Colour) Up to 26 ppm
Printing Speed (Draft Quality, Colour Photo)
on Photograph Paper
As rapid as 10 seconds
Printing Speed Footnote Depends on print mode, type and rough figures.
Precise speed will differ according to the document,
system configuration and software program complexity.
Printing Quality (Best Quality, Black) Up to 1200 x 1200 input dpi & 4800 x 1200 optimized dpi
while you print from a PC in only gray in max.dpi-mode
Duty Cycle Up to 1000 pages per month
Printing Quality (Best Quality, Colour) Up to 1200 input dpi & 4800 x 1200 optimized dpi
while you print from a PC
Display Type LCD (Two-line text) plus backlight
Print Head Nozzles 24 kHz Max. firing frequency
1056 per nozzles colour
No. of print cartridges Four dual colour print heads & Hewlett Packard
Vivera Eight individual high capacity inks
Memory 64 MB
Media Sizes A4 (210 mm x 297 mm)
A3 (297 mm x 420 mm)
C6 (114 mm x 162 mm), 100 mm x 150 mm (inclusive or
exclusive of cut-off/tear-off tab)
B5 (176 mm x 250 mm)
DL (220 mm x 110 mm)
Borderless printing Available (up to 330 mm x 1117 mm)
Custom Media Sizes Main Tray: 89 mm x 127 mm to 330 mm x 482 mm
Specialty Tray:100 mm x 150 mm to 330 mm x
1117 mm (Only Single sheet)
Media Types supported Cards (Greeting, Index), Labels, Paper [Photo, Plain,
Coated, Inkjet, DFA (Digital Fine Art Media)]
Standard connectivity Ethernet 802.3 10/100 Base-TX
High Speed USB-compatible plus USB 2.0 specifications
Humidity Range Operating 20 to 80% RH
Operating Temperature Range 5 to 40º C
Energy Star certified No
Acoustic Power Emissions 5.7 B(A) (printing at 2.2 ppm)
OS required Windows® 2000
XP Professional
XP Home
Windows Vista™ Certified
x64 Edition (supports only USB direct connect)
Mac OS X version v10.2.8 (only web download)
Version v 10.3, Version v 10.4 & higher
Included Software HP Photosmart Premier Software
Warranty 1 Year

Epson Stylus Photo P50 Six Colour Photo Printer

Epson is a Japanese company which focuses on total digital imaging solutions. It has been producing a wide range of input and output imaging devices like inkjet printers, dot matrix printers, lasers, scanners, and LCD projectors. Epson Stylus Photo P50 photo printer is such a small, compact and attractive product from Epson with various eye catching features.

Features:

Stylus Photo P50 is very compact and has just three buttons in the front with no LCD screen making it relatively clutter-free. Blending in with the rest of Epson’s new inkjet range, the top of the Stylus Photo P50 comes in gloss black colour with a texture of minute dots. Surprisingly, Epson Stylus Photo P50 6 colour photo printer has no memory slots and also has no wired or wireless network module, hence the connections has to PC or Mac must be made via USB. It is very shameful that there are not memory card slot, which are available in most of the standard printers and all-in-one printers these days. Printing from cards would still be hampered due to lack of display. To print from cards via computer, other manufacturers have tied their printers in with PC or Mac based software.
This printer is controlled by three push-buttons at the top left of the front panel, one for power, one for cartridge changes and the third for paper feed and to cancel the job. The first two buttons have embedded LEDs to indicate the status. At the rear end it has a single socket for USB connection, which is the only way to feed data into this printer.

The output tray is of flap type which folds in the front and input tray is also similar which sits on the top of the top of the printer. This whole product looks ungainly when both these flaps are opened, but it can be stored easily when not in use. Epson offers an attractive feature of printing labels onto compatible discs with this printer. A separate CD/DVD tray is located at the front of the printer for this purpose.

Epson Stylus Photo P50 Photo Printer

The Stylus Photo P50 Inkjet Printer also uses a piezo-electric print head with plug-in ink cartridges as usual in Epson printers. The Stylus Photo P50 employs Epson’s Claria dye-based inks, which the company claims results in longer-lasting prints. Six inks in total are available in this photo printer, each housed in its own cartridge with light cyan and light magenta added to the standard CMYK four colours. Interestingly, these two light cartridges, although specified as ‘additional colours’, are actually heavily used when printing photos. All the six inks are also available as a bundle which can save a bit of cash. Epson provides a bundle of software to select with the printer including its Easy Photo Print application. The driver lets us to keep an eye on the ink levels and apply features such as red-eye reduction.

Epson provides various software, which are bundled with the machine and includes the company’s useful web print utility, which ensures that everything from a viewed web page is printed by compressing the width of the print image. When compared to the previous Epson printers, the installation applet is better designed as it no longer requires accepting the license agreements for each sub-element of the suite.

Performance:

The Stylus Photo P50 is pretty fast when printing in draft mode. It was able to print text with an impressive print speed of 25ppm. In draft mode though the printer is incredibly loud, it sucks a sheet of paper in with a thunderous clunk sound each time.

As this printer is designed for high-quality photo prints, it is unlikely to be used to print text documents. Using the highest quality setting, an A4 photo print would take over 5 minutes to appear. With the quality loss, we can obtain faster photo prints in 30 seconds using the standard settings. The quality of the prints obtained using the highest quality setting is awesome. The colours are rich and detail is well defined when Epson’s Premium Glossy Photo Paper is used. A sample of the same is also included. It would print around 5ppm when it comes to a normal text document which is a realistic normal mode speed. This is attained due to the efficiency of Epson’s driver, which takes very little time for processing before starting to print. Textures are smooth and colours are natural. Maximum resolution obtained is 5760 x 1440 dpi. Colour graphics are also smooth and dither-free thought the black text over graphic fills is bit rough and round the edge which is not surprising as this is applicable when printed on plain white paper too.

Warranty:

Epson offers a back to dealer type standard warranty for one year for Stylus Photo P50 photo printer.

Verdict:

The Epson Stylus Photo P50 A4 Printer is a decent photo printer which is able to produce vivid prints with impressive quality.  The six colour print, a good photo print speed and extra feature to print on CDs and DVDs are the leading characteristics of this photo printer. It also has certain limitations as the time taken to print the highest quality photo prints is bit high, high running costs, absence of status display and the lack of a built-in card reader. It would have been great if wireless technology like Bluetooth was included in this photo printer.

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Epson Stylus Photo P50 – Technical Specification Table

Manufacturer Epson
Model Name Stylus Photo P50
Printer Type Colour Inkjet
Dimensions (W x D x H) 450x289x187mm
Weight 5.5Kg
Black print speed 37ppm
Colour print speed 38ppm
Maximum Page Size A4
Sheet Feed Capacity 120x80g/sm
Maximum paper weight 255 g/sm
Print Head Resolution 5760dpi
Carriage Resolution 1440dpi
Number of Ink Colours 6
Ink System Epson Claria Photographic Ink
Minimum drop size 1.5pl
Connection type USB 2.0
Extra Features Direct CD/DVD print
Printing Software Epson print CD, Web-to-Page, Easy photo print, Driver
Noise Level 63dBA
Warranty 1 Year

Canon PIXMA MP640 Printer Review

Canon PIXMA MP640 Network ready Premium Photo Printer is a brilliant Wi-Fi All-In-One which gives you excellent photo quality and speedy document printing, copying and scanning. The PIXMA MP640 is built in seamlessly into home networks including a Wi-Fi and an Ethernet port.

Features:

Canon PIXMA MP640 All-In-One Photo Printer could be easily distinguished from the Canon’s new range of PIXMA all-in-one printers as there is one tell-tale sign; a blue, flashing Wi-Fi logo. It is a mid-range multi-function printer with several charming features been build into this machine by Canon as twin paper trays and CD/DVD direct print. It could be named as a device of substance, with the company’s unique design which sets the control panel in the scanner lid, protected when not in use by a fold-down cover, which itself contains the machine’s 75mm LCD display.

Particularly the control panel is well laid out with large, easy-to-use buttons for the main functions, two programmable buttons for context-sensitive entries and Canon’s unique little click-wheel for selecting menu options. Beneath the lid, there exists a standard flatbed scanner and if we lift the whole of the scanner section up, we get easy access to the five cartridges in the semi-permanent head carrier. Five cartridges include two blacks, a pigmented one for printing text and a dye-based one for picking out details in photo prints.

Canon PIXMA MP640 Inkjet Printer

The front corner on the right hand side includes a curved cover, which hinges open to reveal three memory card slots, adding CompactFlash to the standard SD, MemoryStick and xD mix. In order to welcome USB drives as well as PictBridge cameras, it has a USB socket below the slots.

The Canon PIXMA MP640 Multi-function printer handles the paper in a very versatile manner, with a 150-cassette which slides in under the machine from the front, supplementing a standard 150-sheet upright tray at the back. Even though the cassette and the rear tray are capable of feeding photo blanks and plain paper, Canon recommends us to use the rear tray for photo blanks and the cassette for plain paper.

Canon’s convenient direct CD/DVD print facility is also available with this all in one device, where we load disc blanks into a carrier which slots in from the front, once we pull down an internal cover. Canon offers a good selection of support software, which includes an excellent CD/DVD label design applet and installation is also pretty simple. Canon employs a straightforward wireless connection, which is a two-stage process, where the printer is first logged onto the wireless network, using WPA or WPS so that the software installation then picks up the newly available printer.

Performance of PIXMA MP640:

Canon quotes ISO print speeds for normal mode printing and the headline figures on the PIXMA MP640 are 9.2ppm for black print and 8.1ppm for colour. But, in reality a five-page black text print returned a speed of 5.66ppm and the longer, 20-page document increased this to 6.56ppm. Moreover, five-page black text and colour graphics print gave 3.95ppm. These speeds are not too good, but are in the middle of the range for an inkjet all-in-one in this price range.

Duplex print speeds are better than before, as the paper rests for only a second or so between sides, which is not the case in some of the machine’s competitors as they wait as long as 15 seconds before printing the second sides. The appearance of the print is awesome when compared with a direct print, with colours coming out very close to the original with no signs of banding. Areas of solid colour are a little mottled, but then they are in the original prints too.

Colours are bright, crisp and clear. Black text is generally sharp and dense, though there is occasional feathering of ink into the paper fibres, giving a more fussy appearance. Still the photo prints are the best we have ever seen from any SOHO machine. Colour blends are clean and smooth with a better shadow detail. Colours are natural, bright, and clear, and correspond well to those in original images and foreground detail is sharp and precise.

The five cartridges are the only consumables in the PIXMA MP640 Inkjet Multifunctional Printer and they’re all priced reasonably. These are competitive with machines such as the HP Photosmart Premium C309g, tested recently, but a little higher than for any of the new Kodak ESP machines.

Warranty:

Canon PIXMA MP640 Network ready Premium All-In-One Photo Printer is available with a back to base warranty of one year.

Verdict:

Canon PIXMA MP640 is a versatile, well-designed, easy-to-use all-in-one device. This may not be the cheapest printer to run, but we do get some high quality photo prints, better than average plain paper prints and the facility to set up plain and photo paper simultaneously. We also get the facilities to print on CDs and DVDs and to duplex pages with less speed overhead than from most of its competitors. It doesn’t do quiet enough to secure an award, but it will not disappoint us, if we do pick one up.

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Canon PIXMA MP640 Inkjet Photo Printer – Technical Specification Table

Manufacturer Canon
Model Name PIXMA MP640
Printer Type Colour inkjet
Dimensions (W x D x H) 450 x 368 x 176mm
Weight 8.8Kg
Languages Supported(LCD) 22 Languages selectable: Japanese, English, German, French, Italian,
Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Finnish,
Russian, Czech, Hungarian, Polish, Slovenian, Turkish,
Simplified Chinese, Greek, Traditional Chinese, Korean
Standard Features Network ready Premium All-In-One Photo Printer with Wi-Fi/ Ethernet,
Easy-Scroll Wheel and 7.5cm (3″) colour TFT display. DVD/CD printing
Sheet feed capacity 150 x 80g/sm tray + 150 x 80g/sm cartridge
Media Types Supported Plain Paper
Photo Paper Pro Platinum (PT-101)
Photo Paper Pro II (PR-201)
T-shirt Transfer (TR-301)
Photo Paper Plus Semi-gloss (SG-201)
Matte Photo Paper (MP-101)
Photo Stickers (PS-101)
Envelopes
Glossy Photo Paper "Everyday Use" (GP-501)
Photo Paper Plus Glossy II (PP-201)
High Resolution Paper (HR-101N)
Media Input Front Tray: Maximum 150 sheets
Rear Tray: Maximum 150 sheets
Max Paper Weight 260g/sm
Print Head Resolution (dpi) 9600 enhanced
Carriage Resolution (dpi) 2400 enhanced
Scan resolution (ppi) 4800 x 9600
Number of ink colours 5(2 blacks)
Memory Card Compatibility Compact Flash Type I
Multimedia Card
Secure Digital (SD)
Memory Stick
xD Picture Card
Memory Stick Pro
MicroDrive MiniSD
Memory Stick DUO
Memory Stick PRO Duo
SDHC
Connectivity Technology Cable, Wireless, USB, PictBridge
Supported Operating System Windows Vista
SP4 Mac OS X v.10.3.9 – v.10.5
Vista SP1 / Windows XP SP2, SP3 Windows 2000 Professional
Software Included Canon Easy-PhotoPrint EX, Canon MP Navigator EX
Canon Easy-WebPrint EX, CD-LabelPrint
Power Consumption 14W
Extra Features Scan to card or USB, 75mm LCD display
Printing Software Canon Easy-PhotoPrint EX, MP Navigator EX, Easy WebPrint,
Solution Menu, MyPrinter, driver
Noise Level 63dBA
Warranty 1 Year

Polaroid PoGo Digital Photo Printer

Polaroid PoGo Digital Photo Printer is a fabulous portable photo printer from Polaroid Corporation, which being a stable international consumer electronics and eyewear company is famous for its instant film cameras as well. Polaroid PoGo Instant Mobile Printers and Instant Digital Cameras create instant lively, full-colour photo prints. Even when we are on the go, we can print the snaps from our own digital camera or cell phone instantly.

Polaroid PoGo Digital Photo Printer

Features:

Polaroid PoGo Instant Mobile Printer is the world’s smallest digital portable photo printer which sits on our hand, no wires, no mess and no fuss when other printers sit on a desk and plugged into a PC and the mains. This amazing digital portable photo printer being slightly bigger than our mobile phones can print anywhere, anytime. It weighs just 8 ounces.
ZINK (Zero Ink) technology is deployed in this printer which simply means “No Ink”. This technology eradicates the waste of time, effort and money in replacing expensive cartridges, ribbons or print heads. Buying the ZINK photo paper is the only task for us which are available in 10, 30 and 70 packs. ZINK technology is a new and simpler approach to printing where high quality, durable, colourful and affordable prints can be created without a drop of ink. This breakthrough technology was developed over 100 patents. In ZINK-enabled device, ZINK paper and intelligence are embedded.

The patented ZINK Paper is an advanced composite material with embedded magenta, yellow and cyan dye crystals. These crystals are activated with 200 million heat pulses, in 30 seconds, in a single pass. The paper is 100-percent inkless with 100 billion crystals in a 2 x 3 inch print. Heat is used to activate and colourize these crystals in a ZINK-enabled printer. Every ZINK-enabled device has the benefits of being small, simple and eco-friendly as no ink is involved here.

Bluetooth printing is an added beauty to this Portable photo printer. With this provision we can print the snapshots available in our mobile phones through Polaroid PoGo Digital Photo Printer. We can take snap with our camera mobile and connect the same to your Polaroid PoGo Instant Mobile Printer using Bluetooth and wirelessly print your photos. This digital photo printer is handy and it also has the option to print through USB connection. We can comfortably plug in our digital camera and connect via PictBridge using USB cable and start printing mind blowing snaps right before our eyes.

The latest rechargeable lithium-ion battery has been employed in this Polaroid PoGo photo printer. We can take pictures by either charging fully or partially. There is no need to worry about losing power as the fully charged battery can stand up to 15 prints. With all these stupendous features and quiet affordable price, the Polaroid PoGo digital photo printer would be a perfect gift for any of your friend and family.

PoGo Compact Size Instant Mobile Printer

Performance:

Polaroid PoGo takes hardly 1 minute to print our photos. This enables us to print more copies of our favourite photo and share it immediately with our friends. Each Polaroid PoGo print is handy 2x3inches with no white borders. If we wish, we can peel the back off and stick these pictures anywhere we like. These handy sized print can be carried anywhere with us and can be used to stick on fridge, album or even to wear as a badge. All we need here to run the PoGo is paper, which can be bought as a bunch of 30 sheets pack. Each 30 sheet pack contains three sachets of 10 sheets as the printer can accommodate only this many papers. Barcode is present over a small blue under sheet which informs the printer that we have loaded the paper.

Warranty:

PoGo Compact Digital photo printer comes with a warranty of 1 year. According to the warranty norms the device could be returned back to the dealer in case if there is any issue within 1 year.

Verdict:

Polaroid PoGo Digital Photo Printer would be the fantastic choice for those people who hang around for parties, outings, sports events and anywhere else, where they may want to print small photos instantly without the hassle of wires. This digital photo printer would be dissatisfying for those people who would like their pictures to look spectacular. Moreover, this little printer would fail if it is compared with the more expensive and compact photo printers. There is no doubt that this printer is extremely convenient and easy to use, but the ZINK technology is not in a stage to provide good quality images. It might require more development and a couple of generations to obtain the standard of the old Polaroid instant photos.

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Polaroid PoGo Digital Photo Printer – Technical Specification Table

Manufacturer Polaroid
Model Name PoGo
Print head type Thermal embedded dye
Dimensions (W x D x H) 120 x 72 x 24mm
Maximum page size 3×2-inch
Sheet feed capacity 10 photo blanks
Max paper weight (g/sm) Photo-weight not stated
Rated 15×10 blk spd (ppm) 60seconds
Rated 15×10 col spd (ppm) 60seconds
Number of ink colours Embedded in paper
Connection type Bluetooth Class 2, PictBridge
Photo card readers None
Power supply Li-ion battery (with external charger)
Weight 0.23Kg
Warranty 1 year