HP Sprocket Pocket Printer for Smartphones Launched in India at Rs 8,999
- The HP Sprocket is priced at Rs. 8,999
- It will allow you to click instant pictures in 2×3 inch size
- HP Sprocket aims to make physical photo printing convenient
HP on Wednesday Launched Sprocket – a pocket-sized photograph printer – in India at Rs. 8,999. HP on Thursday launched a rather unique product in India called Sprocket that lets users take prints of photographs stored on their mobile phones wireless.
The Hp Sprocket printer connects to any Android or iOS based smartphone via Bluetooth and allows users to edit pictures and add borders and emojis before taking a print. It uses a special photo paper based on ZINK technology to print the pictures instantly without any ink.
HP is one of the world largest players in the printer business with a major play in commercial, enterprise and consumer printing. The global technology giant is focused on bringing innovating for the changing needs of the customer and has introduced Sprocket which works on both Android and iOS platforms.
The ZINK paper prices Rs 539 for a pack of 20 and Rs 1249 for a pack of 50. A pack of 10 is enclosed within the box. HP claims that the 2X3 inch ZINK paper delivers colourful, smudge-proof, water resistant and tear-resistant photos while not ink or toner cartridges as all the colour required for printing is embedded within the HP ZINK photo paper itself.
HP ‘Sprocket’ printer will be available on Amazon India and will come in 3 variants black, red and white color.
Official site : Hp Sprocket
HP Sprocket Pros And Cons
- The ink won’t smudge
- The app is compatible with emojis
- The back of the print can be peeled off to convert the photo into a sticker
- Fun app will allow you to print and edit not only the pictures taken by you also other pictures from social media
- Purchase cost of £99 is a bit expensive
- A pack of 20 sheets of paper is £10 so it will cost you 50 pence per print
- Only 2″ x 3″ size prints
- You can’t use any other paper as the print paper contain special crystals that react to the printer’s printhead to create the photo