• Built-in carrying case with handle
  • Innovative design; good connectivity


  • Yellowish cast on some photos
  • Finicky paper cassettes

At A Glance

This printer is cute and stylish, but it wastes ink and has an awkward paper-handling setup.

Manufacturer’s Description

The SELPHY CP790 Compact Photo Printer is a portable powerhouse like no other. Its unique Storage Basket conveniently holds the paper and ink cassettes, AC adapter and cable and battery pack. Plus, its special locking mechanism keeps everything together as you bring the printing party with you wherever you go.

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The Specs

Part Number 3646B001
Operating System Compatibility Microsoft Windows XP
General Information
UPC Code 13803109986
Storage Media
SD card SD Card
Memory stick Memory Stick


PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text n/a
Print quality: Color photo Fair
Print quality: Grayscale photo n/a
Copy quality n/a
Color Output Quality n/a
Grayscale Glossy Output Quality Very Good
Tested Glossy Grayscale Photo Speed (ppm) 1.0
Line Art Output Quality n/a
Landscape (secs) 60.89
Overall Scan Quality n/a
Skin Tones/Portrait (secs) 64.47
Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 1.0