The Selphy CP740 from Canon is a user-friendly and best digital photo printer. It makes printing such a simple task and totally effortless with just a flick of your fingers. The print options are multi-sized and easy-to-use.


This Canon Photo Printer is compact in size and stylish in design. It is also compatible in usage. It comes in a rich white colour with a shining and polished finish. It gives you a good picture quality at a reasonable and affordable pricing.

Printing: The printing process in this Canon Selphy CP740 digital photo printer is extremely easy. All you have to do is just plug in your digicam or just put in the memory card into the slot. With just a little pressing on the switch, you get your picture. This photo printer could be easily connected to the computer and printouts could be taken without much hassle. The software installed in the printer keeps sharing and organizing your pictures in the computer.

Print settings: There are various print settings available in this Digital Photo Printer like the Borderless and Bordered with an Image optimizer, Date and File Name Print, and also the Red-Eye Corrected.
Compatibility: It is also compatible with all direct print devices and can print straightly from any camcorders, digital camera etc.

Memory Cards: This professional photo printer from Canon supports a list of memory cards that are compatible to it. The CF, MS, MS Pro, MS Duo, MS Pro Duo, miniSD and mini SDHC card, the Multimedia Card/Card Plus/ Card Mobile, the micro SD/SDHC memory cards, the Multimedia Card Micro and an xD Picture Card can be used.

Image Quality: The prints that you get out of this colour photo printer is of delivered with a printing technology of 300 dpi dye-sublimation thermal transfer. It has three colours of ink with 256 levels each and the colour depth is 24-bit true colour. It has an instant drying coating that acts as a shield against easy dirtying. These prints can last to a maximum of 100 years1 when kept in an album.

Screen: This Selphy CP740 Compact photo printer sports an extremely user friendly colour LCD 2-inch screen. Operating this colour photo printer is quite easy as it has an interface that is icon-based. Before going in for printing the display with full screen allows you to view the picture in detail. After seeing the images from the memory card, the print settings could be selected. The printing could be processed under less than a minute and if the quick start-up is enabled it is even faster.

Added Features: There is also the Red-Eye Correction which is a built-in option in this Canon LCD photo printer. To avoid wireless printing, the printer comes complete with a Bluetooth adapter that is optional. This helps you to print photos directly from most of the mobile phone devices.

There is an auto feeder for the input of papers for printing through a cassette.

There is also an USB cable to use it in connecting to the computer and it is kept hidden in a retractable position.

The ink used for this Canon Selphy CP740 Portable Photo Printer is easy to change and the paper for printing comes in different sizes like credit card size, postcard size and mini and wide-sticker sizes.

The operating environments required for this digital photo printer is between 5-40 °C and a humidity of 20 – 80 % is best.

Canon Selphy CP740 Digital Photo Printer – Technical Specifications, Features

Manufacturer Canon
Model Name Selphy CP740
Colour White
Printing technology 300 x 300 dpi dye sublimation
Print size Postcard, wide, L-size, credit card size (ordinary and sticker type)
and mini sticker size
Print Method Direct Printing, memory card printing,
camera mobile phone direct printing,
printing from a computer
User Interface USB cable supported cameras,
computers with USB port,
icon-based LCD monitor
Operating system used Mac OS X v 10.3 to 10.4 and the
Windows XP, 2000 or Vista
Software For browsing and printing the PhotoStitch,
Easy PhotoPrint, EOS utility,
ZoomBrowser X is used in a PC.
In the Mac, an Image Browser is used with
PhotoStitch, and EOS utility
Power consumption Ac power supply with a 4W in standby and
60W during printing
Accessories A carrying case, paper cassette, and a
CA-CP200 Power adaptor