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PRESS RELEASE: HP Unveils New Printing Solutions Designed to Maximize Ease of Use and Efficiency
PALO ALTO, Calif., June 10 -- HP today introduced several new imaging and printing products -- including three versatile printers and a wireless print server -- designed to deliver high-quality documents and lab-quality photos easily while increasing productivity and efficiency through wireless innovation.
The HP Photosmart C4480 All-in-One Printer is a versatile, intuitive, compact printing system that offers high-quality scanning, copying and printing functionality all in one device. Users can effortlessly edit and print photos without the need for a PC with built-in card slots and a 1.5-inch color display. The printer features HP's automatic paper-type sensor that detects the paper being used and then selects optimal print or copy settings. By using the optional HP photo ink cartridge, customers can print in 6-ink color to produce lab-quality photos and vivid color graphics. (3) Priced at an affordable $99, (2) the HP Photosmart C4480 All-in-One Printer is currently available for purchase.
The HP Deskjet D4360 Printer offers a fast printing solution for a variety of everyday projects, from homework assignments to fade-resistant, (4) borderless photos. This printer joins HP's line of Deskjet Printers, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year and is designed to make it easier for consumers to create, manage and publish their content from home. Built for durability and reliability, this affordable, energy-efficient printer offers several helpful features including the 80-sheet fold up paper tray which makes it ideal for printing laser-quality black text and everyday photo prints. Consumers can also prevent the printing of unwanted pages while saving ink and paper with the convenient, print-cancel button. Priced at $69, (2) The HP Deskjet D4360 Printer is currently available for purchase.
With built-in WiFi, the HP Officejet J4680 All-in-One is a complete solution that offers wireless printing, copying, faxing and scanning tasks in one compact device. (5) Producing professional-quality color prints for a lower cost per page than competitive lasers (6) when using HP Officejet inks, this all-in-one delivers fast print and copy speeds and is available. Priced $129.99, (2) the HP Officejet J4680 is available for purchase beginning August 2008.
These three new printers feature Smart Web Printing that enable simple, predictable printing from the web. The tool automatically adjusts Web pages to prevent cut-off edges and enables users to easily select and print only the content they want -- saving paper, ink and time. (1)
Enabling customers to print from almost anywhere in the home or home office, HP also introduced today the affordable and easy-to-install HP 2101nw Wireless G USB Print Server that allows users to wirelessly share printers on the network. (7) The server features a secure 802.11 g wireless connection and virtual USB and USB port and is compatible with most HP ink and laser printers, (8) and any wireless desktop or notebook PC/Mac. Priced at $79.99, (2) the HP 2101nw Wireless G USB Print Server is currently available for purchase.
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. More information about HP is available at http://www.hp.com/http://www.hp.com.
(1) Not compatible with Windows 2000 or Macintosh operating systems.
(2) Estimated U.S. street price. Actual price may vary.
(3) 6-ink printing with HP 99 Photo Inkjet Print Cartridge. Not included, sold separately.
(4) Display-permanence rating by Wilhelm Imaging Research, Inc. or HP Image Permanence Lab. For details, visit http://www.hp.com/go/printerpermanence.
(5) A separately purchased service contract may be required for applicable wireless communication. Wireless performance is dependent upon physical environment and distance from access point.
(6) Compared with laser AiOs under $750. More details are available at http://www.hp.com/go/officejet.
(7) Wireless performance is dependent upon physical environment and distance from access point.
(8) For a complete list of compatible products, please visit http://www.hp.com/support.
(First posted on Tuesday, June 10, 2008 at 14:44 EDT)