The highest tech smartphones and cameras have completely saturated the market already. In fact, there is hardly anything new nowadays when it comes gadgets except making them smaller and smaller (or bigger, like the new Samsung Galaxy Note 5). However, accessories like photo printers have been getting a little more attention recently. Let us explore 5 of the market’s best options today:
1. Canon Selphy CP910 Wireless Compact Photo Printer
Canon’s first 4x6 photo printer that prints directly from a device with Wi-Fi Direct. Small and portable, it works on Android, iOS, and Windows. Uses dye roll. An excellent companion on outings.
2. Epson PictureMate Charm Photo Printer
Epson’s winning line of photo printers is made proud with the Charm. Excellent photo quality but without a direct USB. A bit heavy at 4.9 pounds. Uses a four-ink cartridge.
3. HP Photosmart 7520
An all-in-one option. It prints, scans, copies, and faxes. Prints out crisp high-res photos. Cost-efficient and has cloud access. Perfect for small offices and home use. Uses ink cartridges.
4. HP Photosmart 5520
Budget-friendly and very reliable. Has a touch screen panel and cloud access. Perfect for home use with lab quality photo results. Unfortunately does not have an Ethernet connection. Uses ink cartridges.
5. Epson Expression Photo XP-750
MSRP: £133.00 or $209.00
Excellent photo quality. Not too much on document printing. Has triple paper sources and direct CD/DVD print with six ink colors. Has both USB and Ethernet connections.
6. Canon Pixma Pro 100
One of the best photo printers right now. Serious photographers will love the full features of the Canon Pixma Pro 100. Pictures up to A3 size is no problem, and it has a very robust eight-ink color system. A bit expensive but has Wi-Fi, Ethernet, and USB connectivity.
7. Polaroid Zip Instant Photoprinter
Last but definitely not the least, this printer is easy on the budget and provides 2x3 inch prints. Perfect for on-the-go folks who want a quick memory immortalized in paper. The Polaroid Zip Instant Photoprinter uses Polaroid’s Zink zero-ink technology. The Zink paper is embedded with cyan, yellow, and magenta dye crystals. No ink cartridges!