As electronics miniaturize yet increase in print quality, a new wave of novelties are cropping up. One such category of devices is the portable printer. Now, you have different kinds of printers, some for home use and otherultra portable moderls that can even fit inside your back pocket.
Canon announced the Selphy CP800 compact photo printer for printing high-quality photos from almost anywhere. The Selphy CP800 features an optional battery pack, a 2.5-inch tilt LCD screen, the new Shuffle feature that selects images from a memory card which can be compiled all on one print, Smooth Skin feature, Image Optimizer, Portrait Image Optimize feature, and can print a 4″ x 6″ high-quality photo in approximately 47 seconds that is capable of lasting up to 100 years.
Polaroid CZA-10011B PoGo Instant Mobile Printer
It doesn’t get any more portable than this thing. The printer is currently on sale for $100. It doesn’t use ink. It uses a thermal process with a special paper. The paper contains pigment crystals that, when heated, permeate the surface. The cool thing is that the printers are smudgless because of the process. Are you ready for some Polaroid printing magic from your wireless phone camera or digital camera?
We think the PoGo is the ideal traveling companion, especially during the holidays when family might want a printout before you head back home, thanks to its pocket-size. It prints a two by three inch photo in under a minute and the magic happens without ink, thanks to ZINK printing technology. Print directly from digital camera or camera phone, no computer connections needed. 2x3" borderless, color, sticky-back prints with smudge-proof, water-resistant, tear-resistant photos. Rechargeable Li-ion battery prints up to 15 photos per full battery charge