Market leader in consumer durables, LG Electronics has announced the launch of its LG PD233 Pocket Photo Printer in India.
LG’s new device is one of the smallest, lightest and stylish offering that you can carry in your palm or jacket pocket to print photos from phone.
Just open the app, tap your phone against it and your photo will pop-out of the printer!
The printer that carries a price tag of Rs. 14990 is compatible with devices running on Android and iOS, and provides excellent wireless connectivity.
Measuring just 72 x 120 x 24 mm with and 215 grams of weight, LG’s printer supports Bluetooth and Near Field Communication (NFC). After downloading and installing a free app users can connect their smartphones to the Pocket Photo and begin printing immediately.
The portable device produces photos measuring 5.1 x 7.6 cm (2 x 3 inch) while on the go and are perfect for sharing or displaying on social media platforms and online.
The editing tools in the Pocket Photo app include QR codes to perform simple touch-ups, including cropping and coloring. The opportunities provided by Pocket Photo are limitless. It can be used to print customized birthday invitations, thank you cards, or even business cards with a personal QR code.
Inkless printing technology
The printer uses inkless printing technology from ZINK that eliminates the need for expensive ink cartridges as it uses heat to activate the color-forming chemistry within the ZINK 2.0 paper. As opposed to conventional printing processes, ZINK's inkless paper system preserves images longer and produces less smearing.
Howard Lee, Director-Home Entertainment, LG Electronics India said: “Photographs are a part of people’s life. It takes us back to the memory lane and helps us relive important moments. LG’s innovative palm-sized PD233 Pocket Photo Printer is an apt product for our consumers as it will help them cherish these special memories in high quality prints. The photo printer just takes few seconds to print or share pictures online once connected to any mobile device via Bluetooth or NFC (near-field communication).”