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05. 29. 2008

Polaroid Pogo pocket printer

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For the last several years, the still pretty crappy cameras on my cell phones have been my main camera. Knowing that I have the cam on the phone in case of impromptu photo opps (generally involving my dogs) makes me less likely to want to drag around yet another device. So now I have hundreds of great pictures, or pictures that would be great if they weren't so low-res and crappy. They're not suitable for framing or generally even for printing because they'd look like blurs.

Unless... you're printing with a Polaroid Pogo pocket printer, which prints small, 2" x 3" prints with sticker backs that are small enough to look good even with the resolution provided by most phone cameras. Not only that, the Pogo is wireless and inkless, and weighs only 8 oz. Using Bluetooth, you can print directly from your cell phone. The Pogo prints in full color in about 60 seconds. The printer is inkless because it uses Zink photo paper which is covered in heat-activated crystals. Unlike the Polaroid photos of old, which were prone to smearing, Zink photos are waterproof, tear-proof, and smear-proof. The printer works both with a battery or with the charging cable.

The Pogo will retail for $149, and will be available in July at Target and Best Buy.

Posted by Mia    Category: cameras | devices
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