HP, the renowned name in producing the printing equipments launched its first pocket-sized printer in India last year in September, named Sprocket, and now the company has launched the successor to the device name HP Sprocket Plus in India on Thursday. HP Sprocket Plus is the range of portable pocket-sized printer, able to print photographs on the go wirelessly. The new HP Sprocket Plus is the next gen portable printer which comes with a number of improvements like 30 percent larger prints, better connectivity and others. Here are the HP Sprocket specifications & price.
Sumeer Chandra, MD, HP India, stated, “Continuing with our strong focus and commitment for catering to the millennials, we are introducing HP Sprocket Plus that offers a unique experience of remembering, reliving and saving their memories.”
HP Sprocket Plus specifications, features
The new HP Sprocket Plus printer comes with same portable design weighing 205 grams, measuring 5.59x 3.50 x 0.71 inches. The portable printer is able to print photos with dimensions of 2.3 x 3.4 inches which are 30 percent larger than photos printed by the previous gen Sprocket, company touted. For printing photos with the Sprocket Plus, company uses its Zink technology, where the portable printer heats the Zink photo paper to create a hard copy of the digital image.
According to HP, the Zink paper is a special type of paper, which comes with dye crystal to produce image, and the final photos produced are coloured, smudge-proof, waterproof and tear-resistant.
The device can be used to print photographs wireless from any Android and iOS device, for this the device comes with Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity. Also, the device supports dedicated Sprocket app which is available for Android and iOS devices pfprin having Android 4.4 KitKat and above, and iOS 8 and above respectively. With this app user can print images direct from the social media apps with ease.
Also, there are a number of filters, emojis, stickers and borders to choose from which let users to customize the photo they want to print with the Sprocket Plus. Moreover, there a Embedded Experience feature, which can be found in the Sprocket companion app, with which user can print photo with a concealed watermark. The features is supported by Augmented Reality, and watermark can be seen using app only. The HP Sprocket Plus supports the RAM with 512MB capacity and for charging the batteries it has USB port.
HP Sprocket Plus Price in India and Availability –
Talking about the HP Sprocket Plus price in India, the device is priced at Rs. 8,999, bundled with 10 Link papers. Additionally Zink paper can be bought at Rs. 799 for 20 Zink papers. The nee HP Sprocket Plus is available for sale via Amazon India.