Epson Expression Photo XP-850 Launches in USA

October 25, 2012 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Printers | 0 Comments |
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Announced seven weeks ago, the new Epson XP-850 “small-in-one” printer is launching in the US this November. The Wi-Fi enabled printer, which usesEpson’s new six-colour Claria Photo HD Ink Set (black, cyan, magenta, yellow, light cyan and light magenta), Other highlights include a scanning resolution of 4800ppi, duplex ADF for double-sided scanning, copying and faxing; and a motorised control panel and output tray, which open automatically before printing so all users have to do is collect their printouts. The Epson Expression Photo XP-850 is expected to hit the shelves at an estimated street price of $299.99.

Epson Press Release

Epson Expression Photo XP-850 Small-in-One Delivers Superior Photo Quality in a Compact, Sleek Design

Expression XP-850 Designed for Photo Enthusiasts and Families Looking for a Versatile All-in-One

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Oct. 24, 2012 – Epson America, Inc., a leading provider of superior performing printing solutions, today announced the Epson® Expression® Photo XP-850 Small-in-One® printer, delivering premium performance within a space-saving design. Ideal for photo enthusiasts and families, the Expression XP-850 prints brilliant photos with Claria® Photo HD six-color inks for smooth gradations and true-to-life skin tones. Plus, it includes robust wireless features for easy mobile printing from an iPad®, iPhone®, tablet, or smartphone.

“The Epson Expression Photo XP-850 delivers crisp detail and professional quality photos so you can conveniently print from home and have rich, colorful photos, flyers or other projects available to share immediately with family and friends,” said Stacey Tieu, product manager, consumer ink jets, Epson America, Inc. “The Expression XP-850 is also equipped with innovative print technology for frame-worthy prints every time. In addition to its photo strength, it also functions as a versatile everyday printer for household family use.”

The Expression XP-850 prints at remarkably fast speeds, delivering 4” x 6” photos in as fast as 10 seconds1. With a dedicated photo tray, direct CD/DVD printing, and a rear paper feed for card stock, envelopes and more2, the Expression XP-850 can easily take on any creative project. It also offers several productivity features, such as automatic two-sided printing, copying and scanning, an intuitive 3.5” LCD with intuitive gesture navigation, and a 30-page Automatic Document Feeder with color fax. The auto-extend output paper tray allows you to print with assurance that your projects and papers will be organized and not all over the floor, especially when printing remotely.

The Expression XP-850 includes convenient Ethernet networking and built-in Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ n3 for multiple users to share one printer or print from any room. It also offers a variety of wireless functionality, including Wi-Fi Direct™ for printing from a mobile device without a network. In addition, the Expression XP-850 is equipped with Epson Connect™, a suite of mobile printing solutions that make it easier for users to print documents, emails, photos, and web pages from iPads, iPhones, tablets, and smartphones from anywhere in the world4.

Additional Expression Photo XP-850 Small-in-One Features and Benefits:
Epson Connect –  print and scan from anywhere with Epson Email Print, Epson iPrint™ mobile app, and Epson Remote Print
PC-free photo printing with memory card slots5
Auto Photo Correction and red-eye removal, with or without a computer
High-quality scanning up to 4800 dpi
Smudge, scratch and water resistant photos to share photos immediately after printing6
Individual ink cartridges to replace only the color needed
Standard and high-capacity (XL) black and color ink cartridges accommodate various printing needs
Eco-friendly features, including ENERGY STAR® qualified, RoHS compliant and designed to be recycled7

Pricing and Availability
The Epson Expression Photo XP-850 ($299.99*) will be available in November via commercial channels at launch. For more information, visit http://www.epson.com .

About Epson
Epson is a global imaging and innovation leader whose product lineup ranges from inkjet printers and 3LCD projectors to sensors and other microdevices. Dedicated to exceeding the vision of its customers worldwide, Epson delivers customer value based on compact, energy-saving, and high-precision technologies in markets spanning enterprise and the home to commerce and industry. Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises more than 75,000 employees in 97 companies around the world, and is proud of its ongoing contributions to the global environment and the communities in which it operates. To learn more about Epson, please visit http://global.epson.com.

You may also connect with Epson America on Facebook (http://facebook.com/EpsonAmerica), Twitter (http://twitter.com/EpsonAmerica and http://twitter.com/EpsonEducation) and YouTube (http://youtube.com/EpsonTV).

*Estimated street price

1Color photo in Draft Mode (Cassette 2) on Premium Photo Paper Glossy measured from start of paper feed. Actual print times will vary based on system configuration, software and page complexity. See http://www.epson.com/printspeed for details.
2Specialty paper support accommodated through rear paper feed, maximum 23 mil paper thickness, manual 2-sided printing only.
3Wi-Fi CERTIFIED; level of performance subject to the range of the router being used. Visit http://www.wi-fi.org/files/11nbasics_glossary.pdf for more information.
4Most features require an Internet connection to the printer as well as an internet- and/or email-enabled device. See http://www.epson.com/connect for a list of EPSON Connect enabled printers and compatible devices and apps.
5Adapter may be required.
6Smudge, scratch, water, and fade resistant on Epson photo papers. For CDs/DVDs, resistant only on specially-treated discs.
7See our website for convenient and reasonable recycling options at http://www.epson.com/recycle.



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