Pros

  • Large, intuitive touch-screen interface
  • Takes 4-by-6-inch and 5-by-7-inch media

Cons

  • Slow; very expensive
  • Input tray is awkward

At A Glance

Advanced features (a touchscreen interface, 5-by-7-inch media handling) might merit the price, but it’s still awfully high.

Manufacturer’s Description

Bring the photo center home create personalized photos with ease, using a 7.0-inch touchscreen and no PC required. Use a stylus and touchscreen keyboard to add messages, graphics and more. Always be ready to print with a 100-sheet internal paper tray.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number Q8550A#ABA
Requirements
Operating System Compatibility Microsoft Windows XP
General Information
UPC Code 13803081411
Storage Media
Memory stick Memory Stick
SD card SD Card

Performance

PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text n/a
Print quality: Color photo Good
Print quality: Grayscale photo n/a
Copy quality n/a
Performance
Color Output Quality n/a
Sports action shot (seconds) 91.52
4 by 6 Grayscale Photo (secs) 85.91
Tested Glossy Grayscale Photo Speed (ppm) 0.7
Overall Scan Quality n/a
Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 0.7
Landscape (secs) 91.35
Grayscale Glossy Output Quality Very Good
Line Art Output Quality n/a
Skin Tones/Portrait (secs) 87.83