Pros

  • Noteworthy text and photo quality
  • Media slots; simple design

Cons

  • Copies and scans slowly; inks are pricey
  • Copies and scans slowly; inks are pricey

At A Glance

It offers many features that home and student users want, but not much speed. Inks can be costly.

Manufacturer’s Description

This DPP-FP95 Sony Picture Station photo printer gives you lab-quality photo prints at home, in as little as 45 seconds for about 29 cents each. It's fast and simple to use, with a 3.6" LCD screen to preview photos and direct input from standard flash media formats. What's more, the one-button Auto Touch-Up option improves photos while features like direct HDMI Output lets you display photos in HD on your widescreen HDTV. There's even a Skin Smoothing mode to make faces look their best and colorful backgrounds for scrapbooking.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number DPPFP95
Interfaces/Ports
USB Yes
PictBridge Yes
General Information
Manufacturer Sony Corporation
Manufacturer Part Number DPPFP95
UPC Code 4905524490329
Brand Name Sony
Product Name DPP-FP95 Dye Sublimation Printer
Marketing Information

This DPP-FP95 Sony Picture Station photo printer gives you lab-quality photo prints at home, in as little as 45 seconds for about 29 cents each. It's fast and simple to use, with a 3.6" LCD screen to preview photos and direct input from standard flash media formats. What's more, the one-button Auto Touch-Up option improves photos while features like direct HDMI Output lets you display photos in HD on your widescreen HDTV. There's even a Skin Smoothing mode to make faces look their best and colorful backgrounds for scrapbooking.

Product Model DPP-FP95
Product Type Dye Sublimation Printer
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.sony.com
Memory
Memory Card Supported Memory Stick, Secure Digital, CompactFlash (CF), xD-Picture Card
Memory Card Slot Yes
Miscellaneous
Additional Information
  • Max image size: 48 MP (8000 x 6000)
  • HDMI Output (Type-C "mini" terminal) enables photo-viewing on a HDTV
Physical Characteristics
Height 2.6"
Width 7.1"
Depth 5.4"
Form Factor Portable
Warranty
Limited Warranty 1 Year
Media Handling
Media Type Photo Paper, Postcard
Media Size Postcard - 4" x 6"
Technical Information
Platform Supported PC
Maximum Print Resolution 300 x 300 dpi
Print Color Color
Maximum Photo Print Speed 45 Second

Performance

PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Superior
Print quality: Color photo Good
Print quality: Grayscale photo Very Good
Copy quality Very Good
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 7.5   ppm
Performance
300dpi Line Art Image (secs) 35.87
Final Scan Time, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 27.55
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 71.52
Color Output Quality Superior
One-Page Line Art, Maximum Resolution Superior
Final Scan Time, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 18.54
4 by 6 Grayscale Photo (secs) 29.69
4 by 6 Color Photo (secs) 28.34
Final Scan Time, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 1.36
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 104.02
Sports Action Shot (secs) 62.21
Overall Scan Quality Very Good
Preview Scan, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 22.84
Grayscale Glossy Output Quality n/a
One-Page Copy (secs) 26.82
One-Page Webpage (secs) 35.5
Tested Grayscale Speed (ppm) 2.0
Three-Page Word Document (secs) 68.23
Preview Scan, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 22.13
Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 1.0
One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi Good
Tested Lineart Speed (ppm) 1.7
Preview Scan, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 22.47
Tested Color Speed (ppm) 1.8
Line Art Output Quality Very Good