Pros

  • Runs on battery or AC power
  • Produces great quality photos

Cons

  • Text looked slightly grayish in spots
  • No output tray

At A Glance

This portable costs quite a bit more than most desktop inkjet printers, but it delivers high graphics print quality.

Manufacturer’s Description

High-performance printing virtually anytime, anywhere with photo-quality resolution, minimal user intervention and a wide range of wired and wireless connectivity options, including Bluetooth wireless technology.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.hp.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number C8145A#A2L
Requirements
Operating System Compatibility
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows 98
  • Microsoft Windows NT 4.0
  • Microsoft Windows XP
General Information
UPC Code 808736576093

Performance

PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text 9
Print quality: Color photo 98
Print quality: Grayscale photo Superior
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 78.98   ppm
Performance
Output Score, Color Photo, Best Quality Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Color-Best) Superior
Output Score, Color Graphics, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Color-Default) Very Good
One-Page Grayscale Graphic (secs) 215.31
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 137.49
Color Photo, Best Quality Settings 265.96
Line Art Output Quality Fair
Tested Color Speed (ppm) 2.0
Color Photo (secs) 59.2
Color Output Quality 2
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 157.08
5 x 7 Photo (secs) 265.96
Output Score, Line Art, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-LineArt-Default) Fair
Color Photo, Normal Settings 59.2
Output Score, Grayscale Graphics, Best Quality Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Grayscale-Best) Superior
Tested Photo Speed (formerly pf-PCWPhotoSpeed) 0.2
Tested Glossy Grayscale Photo Speed (ppm) 5.0
Tested Grayscale Speed (ppm) 98.0
Three-Page PowerPoint Document (secs) 267.57
Three-Page Word Document (secs) 124.89
Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 2.0
Output Score, Text, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Text-Default) Good