The HP Sprocket makes photo printing more convenient and snappy. With the HP Sprocket app, free on Android™ and iOS, users can now customise with their photos by adding fun borders, emojis, stickers, filters and fonts available in the mobile application before printing them.
The companion app allows users to print pictures directly from their social media accounts as well as choosing from their phone’s camera roll. Supporting a range of file types including .jpeg, .gif and .png, the app enables users to work on almost any image format.
“While smartphones have made it very simple to store our memories digitally, the power of printing photographs cannot be undermined. The moment a digital picture gets printed it becomes a tangible treasure one can cherish for life” said Raj Kumar Rishi, Senior Director, Printing Systems, HP Inc. India.
HP Sprocket pocket photo printer connects seamlessly to mobile devices via Bluetooth and prints photos sized 2X3 inches using ZINK technology. The ZINK Photo Paper delivers colourful, smudge-proof, water-resistant and tear-resistant photos without ink or toner cartridges as . all the colour required for printing is embedded in the paper itself. Additionally, the peel-and-stick backing property of ZINK paper can turn favourite photos into fun stickers that can personalize everyday items such as bags, phones and notebook PCs.
The company has chosen to use the ZINK printing technology for “Sprocket” printer. HP ZINK paper will be available for Rs 539 for a pack of 20 sheets and Rs 1,249 for a pack of 50 sheets. Water, tear and smudge resistance based on internal testing by Zink Holdings, LLC.