Instant film printing can be fun as I reported in my review of the Fujifilm Instax Mini 90 “Neo Classic” instant print camera. You click and a print exits the camera. The image develops right before your eyes and, about 60 seconds later, a fully developed image is obtained. It’s like magic and is quicker and easier than saving a digital picture, editing it and printing it.
Now, with the INSTAX SHARE SP-1 Printer, any (iOS or Android) smartphone and tablet can turn into an instant print camera. It acts as its own Wi-Fi Hotspot and you use the Instax Share App to send images from your smartphone or tablet to the SP-1 Printer which will print them on the 2″ x 3″ INSTAX mini film. A Reprint button even lets you print more than 1 copy of a picture: great for parties!
NEW INSTAX SHARE PRINTER BRINGS INSTANT FILM PRINTING TO SMARTPHONES
New INSTAX SHARE SP-1 Printer lets users connect to their smartphone or tablet and print images using INSTAX mini film
Valhalla, N.Y., January 6, 2014 – FUJIFILM North America Corporation today announced the exciting new INSTAX SHARE SP-1 Printer that lets customers print mobile photos instantly from their smart phone or tablet, anywhere, anytime. The INSTAX SHARE SP-1 acts as its own WiFi hotspot, and works with both iOS and Android to get you instant film prints from any picture stored on your device. It’s great for parties. A Reprint button even lets you print copies.
Using the INSTAX SHARE SP-1 is fun and easy. With the user-friendly INSTAX Share App available on both iOS and Android, it’s a snap to print pictures with just a couple of taps on your device. There is also a wide range of unique editing functions and templates to let users get creative with their smartphone images and INSTAX mini film. The INSTAX SHARE SP-1 can also print “real time” information on the film prints, including date and time, location and weather conditions.
The INSTAX SHARE SP-1 is compact and stylish, and it has two green LED indicators – one that shows remaining film and one that displays battery status. The INSTAX SHARE SP-1 uses widely-available INSTAX mini film that is ISO 800 speed, and produces sharp, clear images with vivid color and natural skin tones in a print that is 2″ x 3″ – perfect for parties, events and creative projects.
INSTAX SHARE SP-1 Printer features
- Easy and quick WiFi printing to smartphones and tablets
- INSTAX Share App works with iOS and Android
- Easily create copies using the Reprint button
- Ability to print real time information on picture, including date and time, location and weather conditions
- Supports JPEG image files
- Uses two CR2 lithium batteries (approximately 100 prints per set)
- Uses INSTAX Mini Instant Film
- ISO 800 film speed
- Sharp, clear reproduction and vivid color and natural skin tones
- Film size: 2″ x 3″ image area: 1.8″ x 2.4″
The new INSTAX SHARE Printer will be available in April 2014 for $199.95.
FUJIFILM North America Corporation, a marketing subsidiary of FUJIFILM Holdings America Corporation consists of four operating divisions and one subsidiary company. The Imaging Division provides consumer and commercial photographic products and services, including: photographic paper; digital printing equipment, along with service and support; personalized photo products; film; and one-time-use cameras; and also markets motion picture archival film and on-set color management solutions to the motion picture, broadcast and production industries. The Electronic Imaging Division markets consumer digital cameras, and the Graphic Systems Division supplies products and services to the graphic printing industry. The Optical Devices Division provides optical lenses for the broadcast, cinematography, closed circuit television, videography and industrial markets, and also markets binoculars. FUJIFILM Canada Inc. sells and markets a range of Fujifilm products and services in Canada. For more information, please visit www.fujifilmusa.com/northamerica, go to www.twitter.com/fujifilmus to follow Fujifilm on Twitter, or go to www.facebook.com/FujifilmNorthAmerica to Like Fujifilm on Facebook. To receive news and information direct from Fujifilm via RSS, subscribe at www.fujifilmusa.com/rss.
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