Epson just announced the XP-640 small in one which is meant to be a photo printer that can print 4×6 photos in about 20 seconds. The printer also has the ability to print directly from Android or iOS devices and you can print your Facebook and Instagram photos too. The printer has an MSRP of $150 and it has a 2.7” touchscreen display along with USB and memory card slots. More details below..
Epson America, Inc. today unveiled the next-generation Expression® Premium XP-640 Small-in-One®. Filled with creative features, the printer delivers superior photo quality, auto 2-sided printing for added convenience, and the ability to print 4” x 6” photos in as fast as 20 seconds1. The Expression XP-640 offers a complete wireless solution, including Wi-Fi Direct2 to easily print directly from an iPad, iPhone, Android tablet or smartphone- without a router3. In addition, the sleek XP-640 is compatible with the Epson Creative Print App, allowing users to effortlessly print photo collages, personalized coloring book pages, and stationery directly from personal photos as well as Facebook® and Instagram® photos.
“Printed photos are tangible memories that get passed down generations, displayed on family gallery walls, and shared as gifts with loved ones,” said Monika Dees, senior product marketing manager, Consumer Ink Jets, Epson America, Inc. “The Expression Premium XP-640 is the solution to creating lab-quality prints at home so no matter the occasion, high-quality, borderless4, photos can be printed and shared quickly.”
The Expression Premium XP-640 provides a wide array of creative applications including advanced photo printing features that print borderless photos, up to 8” x 10”, and prints 4” x 6” photos in as fast as 20 seconds1. Leveraging Epson Claria® Premium Ink, the Expression XP-640 produces outstanding photos that are smudge, scratch, water, and fade resistant5, making it easy to share photos immediately after printing.
A versatile printing solution, the Expression Premium XP-640 is compatible with Epson Connect, a suite of solutions that includes Email Print, Epson Creative Print, Epson iPrint, Epson Remote Print, and Epson Scan to Cloud services and works through Wi-Fi direct or a wireless connection. Featuring an enhanced 2.7” LCD screen, plus built-in USB and memory card slots6 for PC-free printing and dedicated trays for printing photos and CD/DVDs, there is never wasted time switching supplies between projects. In addition the Expression Premium XP-640 can scan photos and documents and save them to the cloud7 for easy access and collaboration.
More About the Expression Premium XP-640
Designed to simplify creative printing and photo sharing, the Expression Premium XP-640 includes a wide array of features.
· Superior Photo Quality – Vivid, bright photos and sharp text, with 5-color inks
· Fast – Lab-quality 4” x 6” photos in as fast as 20 seconds1
· Create – Borderless photos up to 8” x 10”; dedicated photo and DVD trays
· Convenient – Save time and paper with auto 2-sided printing
· Ultimate Wireless – Easy iPad, iPhone, Android tablet and smartphone printing3-; includes Wi-Fi Direct2 for network-free printing
· PC-free Printing – 2.7” LCD and touch panel, built-in USB and memory card slots6
· Creative Print App – Easily print Facebook and Instagram photos and create custom cards, collages, and more
· Individual Ink Cartridges – Replace only the color that runs out; plus, save with color multi-packs8
· Small-In-One – Ultra powerful performance, ultra slim design
· Share – Scan to Facebook and the cloud for easy photo sharing
Pricing and Availability
The Epson Expression Premium XP-640 Small-in-One (MSRP $149.99) is now available at major retail stores nationwide and at the Epson Store, www.epsonstore.com. For more information, please visit www.epson.com.
1 Color photo in Draft Mode on Premium Photo Paper Glossy measured from start of paper feed. Actual print times will vary based on system configuration, software, and page complexity. For more information, visit www.epson.com/printspeed
2 Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™; level of performance subject to the range of the router being used. Wi-Fi Direct may require printer software.
3 Most features require an Internet connection to the printer, as well as an Internet- and/or email-enabled device. For a list of Epson Connect enabled printers and compatible devices and apps, visit www.epson.com/connect
4 Print borderless photos up to 8” x10”
5 Smudge, scratch, water and fade resistant on Epson photo papers. For CDs/DVDs, resistant only on specially-treated discs.
6 Adapter may be required
7 Requires Easy Photo Scan software (included). Mac® version may require software download.
8 Compared to single color cartridges; retail prices may vary.