WIRELESS NEWS-22 June 2007-HP is introducing several imaging and printing products - including nine digital cameras, two single-function Photosmart printers and an all-in-one Photosmart printer - all designed to enable people to make the most of summer memories.
The company said that highlights include:
-- a digital camera with the largest touchscreen LCD display of any compact digital camera in the industry; -- single-function printers that offer the fastest and easiest way to print lab-quality photos at home; and -- an all-in-one printer that can print customized labels directly onto CDs and DVDs.
"Summer brings not only warmer weather, but family vacations, backyard get-togethers and plenty of other occasions where memories can be captured," said Dan Gilbert, vice president of marketing, Digital Photography and Entertainment, HP. "HP's latest digital cameras and printers are not only easy to use, but also empower people to customize and share their photos, their way."
The HP Photosmart R937 Digital Camera has a 3.6-inch Auto-bright touchscreen display for editing and organizing photos directly on the camera. Included within the touchscreen is a Microsoft Windows Vista-compatible tagging feature and a virtual keyboard.
The 8-megapixel R937 also features the latest generation of HP Design Gallery, which includes the popular slimming feature that can take up to 10 pounds off photographed subjects, HP pet-eye fix to correct glowing pet eyes and HP touch-up technology for removal of blemishes.
The HP Photosmart Mz67 Digital Camera, which produces 8-megapixel photos, is HP's first compact midrange zoom digital camera. The Mz67 features a big 6x optical zoom and a bright 2.5-inch display for easy viewing indoors or out.
Adding a splash of color to HP's lineup, the HP Photosmart R742 Digital Camera comes in a wide variety of colors, including silver black and dark blue. Six other new HP digital cameras - feature in-camera red-eye removal, HP steady photo anti-shake mode, HP Design Gallery, HP Photosmart software and Vista compatibility, making it easy to edit, share and manage photos.
The thin and lightweight, 5-megapixel HP Photosmart E337 Digital Camera is expected to be available for purchase in July. The remaining eight digital cameras, including the HP Photosmart R937 Digital Camera and HP Photosmart Mz67 Digital Camera, are expected to be available for purchase in August.
The HP Photosmart D7260 Printer and HP Photosmart D7460 Printer produce six-color photos in as fast as 10 seconds. They are expected to be available in August.
Joining HP's line of all-in-one printers, the HP Photosmart C5280 All-in-One Printer allows people to create designs on a PC, then print directly onto CDs and DVDs(9) for convenient archiving or unique photo and music gifts. The all-in-one features include HP Smart Web Printing, an automatic paper-type sensor for optimized print and copy quality and an HP Red-Eye Removal button.
The C5280 features HP's new high-capacity inkjet cartridges to enable affordable printing with fewer cartridge changes when printing everything that goes along with summer travels, including itineraries, maps and flight confirmations.
The HP Photosmart C5280 All-in-One Printer is expected to be available this month.
HP is also kicking off a new blog aimed at covering important topics related to inkjet printing in the home and office, hp.com/blogs/inkjet, the company noted in a release.
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