Pros

  • Good overall print quality
  • Offers Bluetooth or Wi-Fi card

Cons

  • Slow printing photos
  • Setup poster is confusing

At A Glance

This portable printer is nicely designed and easy to use, but somewhat slow.

Manufacturer’s Description

Print brilliant, true-to-life color photos in sizes from 4 x 6" to 8.5 x 11"--as well as laser-quality reports, brochures, and documents--from home or on the road. It's all possible with this lightweight, take-everywhere printer equipped with Bluetooth wireless technology and rechargeable Lithium-Ion battery.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.hp.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number C8153A#A2L
Requirements
Operating System Compatibility
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows XP
General Information
UPC Code 829160869940
Ports and Connections
Wireless connection
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
Storage Media
SD card SD Card

Performance

PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Very Good
Print quality: Color photo Very Good
Print quality: Grayscale photo Very Good
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 6.3   ppm
Performance
Color Output Quality Good
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 123.36
300dpi Line Art Image (secs) 26.47
Tested Grayscale Speed (ppm) 2.9
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 56.22
Sports Action Shot (secs) 112.01
Three-Page Word Document (secs) 55.97
Line Art Output Quality Fair
4 by 6 Grayscale Photo (secs) 20.79
Tested Color Speed (ppm) 2.3
Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 0.5
One-Page Webpage (secs) 30.46
Tested Lineart Speed (ppm) 2.3
4 by 6 Color Photo (secs) 18.87