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Ink-free Wireless Smartphone Photo Printer costs $220, works with Android and iOS devices

Hammacher Schlemmer unveils new 'Wireless Smartphone Printer', that requires no ink and works with Android and iOS devices.
October 24, 2012

How often do you find yourself reaching into your pocket for your phone to take a few spontaneous shots with its camera? I for one am a regular user of my phone’s camera for those opportunities that encourage a quick snap or two. But fun and conveniency doesn’t exactly spring to mind when it comes to printing these photos. Until now.

Hammacher Schlemmer, infamous for their rather bizarre range of products that often come with a hefty price tag, have unveiled a new electronic product designed to pair with Android and iOS smartphones alike and print photos wirelessly via a WiFi hotspot.

But what makes this product so different from the rest? Well, the perk here is that the printer uses no ink, but instead prints onto special patented paper that’s embedded with yellow, magenta and cyan dye crystals.

The convenient nature of this product means its users can bring physical photographs back to life, without the intrusion of pesky cables, or having to upload your photos to your PC prior to printing them off onto bog standard printing paper.

The downside of the device is that it costs $219.95 and it comes with a cartridge ready to offer you just 10 prints. Additional cartridges are available at $24.95 a pop.

Will you be investing in Hammacher Schlemmer’s new Wireless Smartphone Printer? Let us know in the comments!