Top 10 Best Photo Printers [Photographers Favorite]

A good photo printer will dramatically increase your skill and photography career!!!

When you print your photo, you will start to notice details that maybe can`t be seen on your computer or phone screen.

The details you get will inform you, on which part your editing or photography skill needs improvement.

Also, almost all great photographers and graphic artists have galleries where they display their work in printed form.

You should do the same if you decide photography as your career. [1, 2]

So if you like to enjoy the benefits mentioned above, and looking for the best photo printer, the list below will simplify your search.


1. HP Envy 4520 (under $80)
HP Envy 4520 easily print photos from your smartphone, tablet, or PC wirelessly with a fast print lab-quality photo at home for pennies.

This printer comes with a small footprint making it very suitable for home use with great photo printing quality.

To protect your investment, it comes with 1-year warranty and 7 days a week Web support.

Pros:
• Quiet mode.
• Prints through the cloud.
• Very easy and simple setup.
• Easy to understand interface.
• Fast, high-quality photo printing in testing.

Cons:
• No Ethernet or fax.
• No memory card reader.
• Expensive operating cost.
• Small input/output trays.
• Can’t create CD/DVD labels.

HP Envy 4520 Video Review
Features:
• Reviewed by 5.308 verified buyers – 3.8 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Wireless All-in-One Photo Printer
• Copy, scan, wireless printing, AirPrint, two-sided duplex printing, touchscreen, Instant Ink ready so you'll never run out of ink, and more
• Mobile printing: print from anywhere using your smartphone or tablet
• 2.2-inch (5.5 cm) display
• Borderless printing
• Dimensions: 14.4 x 17.5 x 5 inches; 11.93 pounds
           

2. HP ENVY 4500 (under $87)
HP ENVY 4500 produces borderless, lab-quality photos from your smartphone, tablet, and Internet-connected PC.

Pros:
• Easy setup.
• Small footprint.
• The prints are clean and crisp.

Cons:
• Noisy.
• High operating costs.
• No ethernet port & fax.
• Photo image position problem.
• Prints much slower than the Canon.

HP ENVY 4500 Video Review
Features:
• Reviewed by 4.260 verified buyers – 3.6 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Wireless All-in-One Color Photo Printer
• ISO speed: Up to 8.8 ppm black, Up to 5.2 ppm color
• Standard connectivity: Hi-Speed USB 2.0; WiFi 802.11n
• Borderless printing: up to 8.5 x 11 in, 216 x 297 mm
• Print from your smartphone, tablet, and Internet-connected PC.
• With Black and Color ink cartridges
• Dimensions: 13.2 x 17.5 x 5 inches; 12.32 pounds
           

3. HP OfficeJet 4650 (under $100)
It allows you to print borderless, lab-quality photos from your smartphone, tablet, or PC wirelessly right in your home.

HP OfficeJet 4650 has high color resolution of up to 4800×1200 dpi to produce excellent quality and perfect detailing in photos.

To protect your investment, it comes with 1-year warranty.

Pros:
• Quiet mode.
• Easy setup and use.
• Prints through the cloud.
• Fast, high-quality photo printing in testing.

Cons:
• Flimsy construction.
• Slow printing speed.
• Slow duplex printing.
• No Ethernet & memory-card reader.

HP OfficeJet 4650 Video Review
Features:
• Reviewed by 3.952 verified buyers – 3.8 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Wireless All-in-One Photo Printer
• Copy, scan, fax, wireless printing, AirPrint, two-sided duplex printing, touchscreen
• Mobile printing: print from anywhere using your smartphone or tablet
• 2-sided printing allows you to print on both sides of the page
• Laser quality text and brilliant color for all your documents and projects
• Fly through tasks with an all-in-one with fax and automatic document feeder
• Also available in assorted colors
• Dimensions: 14.5 x 17.5 x 7.5 inches; 14.43 pounds
           

4. HP ENVY 7640 (under $110)
Print borderless lab-quality photos in seconds for pennies from your smartphone, tablet, or PC easily.

To protect your investment, it comes with 1-year warranty.

Pros:
• Super easy to use.
• Automatic duplexer.
• Separate photo tray.

Cons:
• Slow at business printing.

HP ENVY 7640 Video Review
Features:
• Reviewed by 2.152 verified buyers – 3.7 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Wireless All-in-One Photo Printer
• Also print laser-quality documents, multipage copy, scan, and fax
• Automatic two-sided printing
• 3.5-inch (8.89 cm) touchscreen
• Also available in assorted colors
• Dimensions: 16.1 x 17.9 x 7.6 inches; 16.91 pounds
           

5. Polaroid ZIP (under $100)
This mobile photo printer will transform your digital photos into physical photos in less than 60 seconds with no computer connections needed.

Just connect Polaroid Zip to your smartphone or tablet via Bluetooth or NFC, and watch your pictures come to life.

Its pocket-sized design allows you to carry the printer easily.

Pros:
• Ink-free printing.
• Charming designs.
• Simple one touch operation.
• Print 25 photos in a single charge.

Cons:
• Slow app.
• Not good Bluetooth connection.
• Takes 55 seconds to print a photo.
• A bit hard to understand instruction manual.
• The pics tend to get a tad reddish by default.

Polaroid ZIP Video Review
Features:
• Reviewed by 2.115 verified buyers – 3.7 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Wireless Mobile Photo Mini Printer
• Premium 2x3สบ sticky peel-back paper prints are not only colorful, bold, and lifelike, but are also water-resistant, tear-resistant, smudge-proof, and dry to the touch
• Customizable and adjustable editing features from stickers to filters to borders
• Compatible w/iOS & Android, NFC & Bluetooth Devices
• Also available in assorted colors
• Dimensions: 0.9 x 3 x 4.5 inches; 7 ounces
           

6. HP Envy 5530 (under $200)
HP Envy 5530 allows you to print lab-quality borderless photos wirelessly from your smartphone, tablet, and Internet-connected PC.

Pros:
• Very easy to use.
• Excellent print quality (clear & bright).
• Wide range of cloud and mobile-device support.

Cons:
• Slow speed.
• No Ethernet port & fax.
• Expensive operating cost.
• Micro bands in photo prints.

HP Envy 5530 Video Review
Features:
• Reviewed by 2.044 verified buyers – 3.8 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Wireless All-in-One Photo Printer
• Automatic two-sided printing
• Copy, scan, wireless printing, AirPrint, two-sided duplex printing, color touchscreen
• Mobile printing: print from anywhere using your smartphone or tablet
• Borderless photos are printed right to the edge of the paper
• 2.65-inch HP color touchscreen
• Also available in assorted colors
• Dimensions: 13.2 x 17.5 x 4.7 inches; 12.27 pounds
           

7. HP Sprocket (under $90)
Print up to 30 borderless quality photos in a single charge from your smartphone or tablet easily.

To protect your investment, it comes with 1-year warranty & 7 days a week Web support.

A perfect photo printer if you like to combine the talents of your smartphone with the charm of physical instant photo printing.

Pros:
• No ink refills.
• Very easy to use.
• Quick photo prints with crisp and good color.
• Easy integration with Facebook, Instagram, and Flickr.

Cons:
• Can't print from a PC.
• Expensive operating cost.
• Only comes with 10 sheets of photo paper.

HP Sprocket Video Review
Features:
• Reviewed by 1.302 verified buyers – 4.1 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Portable Photo Printer
• Free-to-download HP Sprocket App and instantly turn your digital photos into colorful prints
• Sprocket uses seamless Bluetooth connectivity
• Customize your photos before you print with the HP Sprocket App to add fun text, borders, emojis, and more
• Includes - Setup card, HP ZINK Sticky-Backed Photo Paper (10-sheets), Micro USB Cable, Regulatory Sheet
• Also available in assorted colors
• Dimensions: 3 x 4.5 x 0.9 inches; 4.8 ounces
           

8. Canon SELPHY CP910 (under $86)
Canon SELPHY CP910 helps you to print quality lab borderless photos from your camera or smart devices without the need of a network.

This portable photo printer optimally corrects images where subjects or faces appear dark due to backlighting.

It`s an excellent choice for those of you who are looking for a convenient way to print photos from home.

Pros:
• Best color accuracy.
• Easy to setup & use.
• Fast printing results.
• No drivers are needed.
• USB, SD card, and camera cable port.
• Tilting display provides enhanced visibility.
• Prints quality photos quickly and smoothly with no drying time.

Cons:
• Low resolution.
• Slow printing time.
• Expensive photo paper.
• Expensive photo paper required.
• Perforated edges on photo paper.
• Sometimes crop your photo without warning.

Canon SELPHY CP910 Video Review
Features:
• Reviewed by 1.238 verified buyers – 4.3 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Mobile Device Printing allows you to send images directly from your compatible smartphone or tablet right to your printer
• New access point mode allows you to directly connect to your wireless camera or smart device, no network needed!
• AirPrint enabled! Print wirelessly and effortlessly from your compatible iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch - no drivers needed
• Also available in assorted colors
• Dimensions: 5 x 4 x 2.4 inches; 1.8 pounds
           

9. Epson XP-830 (under $119)
Allow you to print borderless vivid and bright photos as fast as 12 seconds on specialty paper and DVDs. The printed photos also smudge, scratch, water, and fade resistant.

Photo printing itself is excellent, with rich blacks and consistently high quality.

Epson XP-830 compatible with Android, iOS, Chrome, Kindle Fire, and Windows devices.

To protect your investment, it comes with 1-year warranty

Pros:
• Easy to use.
• Lots of connectivity options.
• Fast Operation with great print quality

Cons:
• Noisy.
• Flimsy construction.
• Page costs are fairly high.

Epson XP-830 Video Review
Features:
• Reviewed by 1.165 verified buyers – 3.1 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Wireless Color Photo Printer with Scanner, Copier & Fax
• 4.3" touchscreen makes tasks simple.
• Create - print on specialty paper1 and DVDs; plus, lab-quality, borderless photos up to 8" x 10"
• Supports printing on recycled paper. Prints are smudge, fade and water resistant
• Dimensions: 10.4 x 19.1 x 16.8 inches; 21.5 pounds
           

10. Canon PIXMA Pro-100 (under $329)
This photo printer comes with a rear tray for a variety of fine art and glossy photo papers, and a manual slot for thicker media to meet your printing needs.

Canon PIXMA Pro-100 lets you print photos directly from your compatible digital camera, DV camcorder, or camera phone.

Also, the new Print Studio Pro2 plug-in software makes it even easier to get amazing results from your favorite photo applications.

To protect your investment, it comes with 1-year warranty.

A perfect choice for those of you who want to print a quality large-format photo at home.

Pros:
• Easy setup and use.
• Vibrant colors and even blacks from dye inks.
• Consistent ink flow and good colors distribution.
• Excellent photo quality on stock up to 13x16 inches.

Cons:
• Expensive ink.
• No display or control panel.

Canon PIXMA Pro-100 Video Review
Features:
• Reviewed by 984 verified buyers – 4.1 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Print professional quality photos on various media up to 13" x 19"
• 8 Dye based inks for amazing gradients and color, 3 of which are dedicated grayscale inks for beautiful black & white prints
• The Optimum Image Generating System reproduces colors as you intend them by logically selecting the optimum ink combination and placement
• Compatible with Individual CLI-42 Ink Tanks (Black, Gray, Light Gray, Cyan, Photo Cyan, Magenta, Photo Magenta, Yellow)
• Compatible with Digital Photo Professional (ver 2.1 or later), Adobe Photoshop CS, Adobe Photoshop Elements, and Adobe Photoshop Lightroom.
• Built-in Wi-Fi1 gives you the freedom to place the printer where it’s convenient and allows multiple users to seamlessly print from several computers
• AirPrint - enables you to print photos, email, Web pages and documents from your Apple device directly to your printer - without installing a driver.
• 4800 x 2400 dpi with FINE technology for incredible detail.
• Dimensions: 15.2 x 27.2 x 8.5 inches; 43.2 pounds
           

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