LG shows off smallest pocket printer

Posted on Thursday, Jan 02 2014 @ 15:07 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
LG Electronics will show off the Pocket Photo 2.0 (PD239)) at CES 2014. This new device is word's smallest pocket printer, it connects to your phone or tablet via Bluetooth or NFC and can print pictures with a size of 51mm x 76mm (2 x 3 inch). The Pocket Photo 2.0 is compatible with Android and iOS. It's already available in China and global availability is slated for later this year.
The LG Pocket Photo 2.0 prints pictures rendered at 313dpi, more than perfect for sharing or displaying. After downloading and installing the free Pocket Photo editingapp, users can wirelessly connect their smartphone or tablet and begin printing immediately.

The Pocket Photo 2.0 uses the proven Zink technology, eliminating the need for expensive ink cartridges, ribbons or toner. Zink printing technology utilizes heat to activate the necessary color-forming chemistry-embedded in each sheet of paper. Compared to conventional printing processes, ZINK’s inkless paper system preserves images for longer and produces less smearing. The Pocket Photo 2.0 can print30 photoson a single charge.
LG Photo Printer 2.0

Source: X-bit Labs

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