Printing solutions from HP

HP has introduced three new compact photo printers to its printer-line-up, including a three-in-one photo solution.

HP has introduced three new compact photo printers to its printer-line-up, including a three-in-one photo solution. Weighing less than 1.4kg and with a 1.5-inch LCD screen, the HP 335 is compatible with a range of memory cards including CompactFlash, Memory Stick, SecureDigital and xD Picture cards. When used with HP paper it can produce 4 x 6 cm and 4 x 12-inch panoramic images, with print speeds from 30 seconds. Prints can be obtained directly from a PictBridge compatible camera or from a Bluetooth enabled phone (with an optional adaptor.) Incorporated into the device are HP Real Life technologies for improving picture quality without the need for a PC. Available in August the HP Photosmart 335 will retail at £149.99. As well as supporting PictBridge printing the HP Photosmart 385 is compatible with all major flash media cards and is supplied with a Bluetooth adaptor. Pictures can be viewed on the flip-out 2.5-inch LCD screen, which enables the user to crop, rotate and tweak their photos. With a selling point of £199.99 the Photosmart 385 boasts print speeds of fewer than 60 seconds for 4 x 6-inch images and can also produce panoramic images. Described as an ‘integrated 3-in-1’ photo system, the HP Photosmart 422 Portable Photo Studio comprises of the M415 camera, a 5MP camera with a 3x optical zoom, a docking station and printer capable of producing 4 x 6-inch prints. It will cost around £249.99. According to tests from the Wilhelm Institute, when used in conjunction with the HP 343 Tri-Colour Inkjet Print Cartridge all three printers are capable of prints that resist fading for up to 82 years. Each device can be powered using a rechargeable battery, which is available separately and has the capability to produce 74 prints from one charge. To find out more about any of HP’s new products call 0870 010 4320 or head to www.hp.com/uk.