PALO ALTO, Calif.–(EMWNews)–HP (NYSE:HPQ) today a nnounced new printers and printer technology that
enable users to add creative touches to images and produce stunning
photos and vivid documents, just like the pros.
Highlights of the announcement include:
More details are available below and in an online press kit at www.hp.com/go/hpprintlikeapro.
New tools for personalizing prints on the go
Photosmart A630 Compact Photo Printer features a 4.8-inch
touchscreen – the largest available on any
portable photo printer – and includes more
than 300 ways to edit, draw, touch up and customize photos up to 5 x 7
inches – with or without a PC.
Photosmart A530 Compact Photo Printer produces personalized,
lab-quality, smudge- and fade-resistant photos up to 5 x 7 inches,
anywhere. Users can get creative, for example, by adding borders and
clip art to create fun photo projects.
These versatile, energy-efficient printers have convenient fold-up paper
trays, adjustable displays and built-in handles; plus, with the optional
HP Bluetooth® adapter, users can wirelessly
transfer photos from a Bluetooth-enabled camera phone or other device.(1)
The HP Photosmart A630 and A530 Compact Photo Printers are expected to
be available in August priced at $149 and $99, respectively.(2)
Smart solution for everyday and web printing
Photosmart D5460 Printer prints vibrant, lab-quality photos and
laser-quality text documents with ease. The printer includes HP’s
new five-ink printing system and several convenient features such as a
1.5-inch color display, memory card slots, an auto-engaging photo tray
and the ability to print photos and text directly onto CDs and DVDs,(3)
making printing photos and projects easier than ever.
The HP Photosmart D5460 also includes HP
Smart Web Printing, which enables simple, predictable printing from
the web. Customers can use this feature to save ink and paper and reduce
their environmental impact by combining multiple web pages onto one
The HP Photosmart D5460 Printer is currently available for purchase at
the affordable price of $99.(2)
Individual ink cartridge technology, additional affordable printing
Debuting in the HP Photosmart D5460 Printer, HP’s
new five-ink printing technology gives customers more control over their
ink cartridge costs while delivering high-quality output for brilliant
photos and quickly prints everyday documents.
The printing system includes a single dual-drop-volume printhead that
delivers an extremely small drop size, allowing users to print finely
detailed images and graphics with smooth transitions.
The five-ink system includes four HP
564 dye-ink cartridges in cyan, magenta, yellow and photo black for
vivid color and black-and-white lab-quality photos. The fifth cartridge
contains black pigment ink for laser-quality black text on plain paper
and enhanced document quality when printing on ColorLok
With five individual ink cartridges, customers get the right ink
combination for each printing project, from photos to presentations.
Priced at $9.99 each,(2) the new HP 564 ink
cartridges allow customers to replace each ink cartridge separately as
Customers wanting even fewer cartridge changes and a better value for
frequent printing can choose high-capacity HP
564XL ink cartridges, which offer three times more black printed
pages and two times more color printed pages, for a 40 percent savings
on color printing compared with standard Original
HP ink cartridges.(5)
564 Photo Value Pack offers customers increased savings with 150
sheets of 4 x 6-inch HP
Advanced Photo Paper and four HP 564 ink cartridges filled with HP
Vivera inks in cyan, magenta, yellow and photo black, all in one
box. Priced at $35.99,(2) the HP 564 Photo
Value Pack creates prints for as little as $0.24 per photo.(6,
Recycled plastics innovation with long-lasting printhead
The HP Photosmart D5460 printer’s
long-lasting, dual-drop-volume printhead introduces a new use for
recycled plastic. The printhead uses 55 percent recycled polyethylene
terephthalate (RPET) plastic, which is derived from Original HP ink
cartridges collected from customers through the HP
Planet Partners return and recycling program and other sources, such
as water bottles.
HP offers easy recycling of HP 564 cartridges at no extra charge through
Planet Partners, available for inkjet supplies in 42 countries and
territories around the world.(8) HP ensures
that all HP print cartridges collected through Planet Partners are
recycled responsibly – never sending them to
Enhanced colors and permanence with improved HP Advanced Photo Paper
With HP 564 ink cartridges and HP Advanced Photo Paper, customers can
enjoy fast-drying prints with improved water and smudge resistance. Now,
with improved features such as deeper blacks and more vibrant colors, HP
Advanced Photo Paper enables customers to generate lab-quality, highly
vibrant color photo prints that dry instantly.
This mid-weight, durable paper has a sturdy photo feel and is available
in a wide range of sizes from 4 x 6 inches to 13 x 19 inches, with
glossy and soft-gloss finishes. When used with the new HP 564 inks, HP
Advanced Photo Paper demonstrates more than 60 years of display fade
More information about HP’s printing
solutions launch is available in an online press kit at www.hp.com/go/hpprintlikeapro.
HP service and support
HP printers are backed by HP
Total Care, the company’s comprehensive
service and support program. With HP Total Care, consumers’
choices for convenient support include online support options such as
printer diagnostics and software driver updates with HP Printer Check;
real-time chat with a support agent; as well as 24/7 toll-free phone
support in English or Spanish.
HP focuses on simplifying technology experiences for all of its
customers – from individual consumers to the
largest businesses. With a portfolio that spans printing, personal
computing, software, services and IT infrastructure, HP is among the
world’s largest IT companies, with revenue
totaling $110.4 billion for the four fiscal quarters ended April 30,
2008. More information about HP is available at www.hp.com.
Note to editors: More news from HP, including links to RSS feeds, is
available at www.hp.com/hpinfo/newsroom/.
(1) HP Bluetooth USB 2.0 Wireless Adapter not
included. Please purchase separately. Bluetooth capability may vary
depending upon device.
(2) Estimated U.S. street prices. Actual prices
(3) Requires printable CD/DVD media. Not
included, sold separately.
(4) See operating systems and systems
requirements for compatibility.
(5) Compared with HP 564 Black/Color Ink
Cartridges. High-capacity cartridges not included; please purchase
(6) Actual cost may vary based on the retail
price, printer used, images printed and other factors.
(7) Average based on HP testing methodology and
continuous printing. Actual yield varies considerably based on content
of printed pages and other factors. More information about page yield is
available at www.hp.com/go/learnaboutsupplies.
HP 564 Black Ink cartridge for text printing not included; installation
necessary for printer operation.
(8) HP ink cartridge return and recycling is
available in 42 countries and territories around the world, covering 89
percent of the addressable market. Details are available at www.hp.com/recycle.
(9) Based on Display Permanence Rating by
Wilhelm Imaging Research Inc. or HP Image Permanence Lab. Details are
available at www.hp.com/go/printpermanence.
Bluetooth is a trademark owned by its proprietor and used by
Hewlett-Packard Company under license.
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materialize or such assumptions prove incorrect, the results of HP and
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execution and performance of contracts by HP and its customers,
suppliers and partners; the achievement of expected results; and other
risks that are described in HP’s Quarterly
Report on Form 10-Q for the fiscal quarter ended April 30, 2008 and HP’s other
filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including but not
limited to HP’s Annual Report on Form 10-K
for the fiscal year ended October 31, 2007. HP assumes no obligation and
does not intend to update these forward-looking statements.
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L.P. The information contained herein is subject to change without
notice. The only warranties for HP products and services are set forth
in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and
services. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an
additional warranty. HP shall not be liable for technical or editorial
errors or omissions contained herein.
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