We may know Xiaomi as the company that makes affordable smartphones, but Xiaomi actually has quite the range of products. From speakers to wireless table lamps, Xiaomi does it all. And so, along with the launch of the Redmi Note 7, Xiaomi also launched their new photo printer.
In the present world where photo albums exist in our phones only, we may not see the use for such photo printers. And even if you do want photos, photo printers are quite expensive. And of course, Xiaomi, being Xiaomi, had to launch a photo printer that is quite affordable for people to actually want to buy one.
Dubbed as the Xiaomi MIJIA Photo Printer, it costs CNY 500 or $73. Plus, the photo printer comes with a bundle of 40 photo paper and a ribbon which costs extra $8. For the price, what you are getting is a pretty sweet deal. The MIJIA Photo Printer can print out your photos in various formats, and in great quality.
The printer which is compact enough to fit on your hands can print photos up to a maximum size of 6 inches. The resolution of the printer is 300 x 300 DPI (Dots Per Inch) and uses CMY-3 Color Sublimation printing technology. This means that it can give you a complete 256-level color scale presentation. In addition, sublimation technology is capable of giving you richer colors and wider color gamut coverage leading to better color reproduction in photos.
Also, the printer automatically coats the printed photos with a transparent protective film which gives it scratch and fingerprint resistance as well. The device comes with a MIJIA app support and WeChat app support but also supports computer wireless printing. And the device is fairly minimalistic, with the power button doubling as the print button as well.
For now, there is no word on when it will be available, both in China or in other markets. But this sure is an interesting piece of tech to look at.