The HP Sprocket Launch – A new mini photo printer


Is its only use to print passport photos when the shops are closed? Let’s see.

The pocket-sized photo printer is introduced with a spoof of “Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen”. Good start?

That’s their official hashtag to the event ^ check it out. 

The little device allows you to print 2×3-inch photos from your smartphone. You can also add borders and emojis through the HP Sprocket app.

You can pre-order it exclusively from Sharaf DG at Dh499 as of right now. Head here is you fancy it.

So that’s what it is TBH, it does what it says on the box. It’s about the size of a smartphone.

Here’s a few quick stats:

  • Compatible operating systems: Android: 4.4 above and iOS: 8.0 above
  • Product colour: White
  • No Ink cartridges required
  • Supported Printing Media
    Media sizes, custom: 5.0 x 7.6 cm
    Media sizes supported: 5.0 x 7.6 cm
    Media types: ZINK
  • Print resolution: 313×400 dpi
  • Weight: 0.172kg
  • Print speed: Up to 40 sec

Now, about the paper, it uses ZINK Photo Paper which costs Dh79 for 50 sheets. About a Dh1.5 per photo. 

Here it is in action:


So here it is. The HP Sprocket. Click a pic, select print et voila. Your cute little picture is ready! #ReinventMemories

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