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HP Photosmart A626

HP Photosmart A626 – Downright awesome photo printer.
HP has truly made touch printing an affordable reality. With the HP Photosmart A626 printer you can up and printing pictures within minutes of opening the box. The easy to use and understand touch screen makes the HP Photosmart A626 printer so dummy proof that anyone with a digital camera should be able to figure out how to work it without even reading the directions.

Killer Touch Screen

The touch screen on the HP Photosmart A626 printer raises the bar for other similar photo printers. This isn’t your basic LCD screen that does nothing more than show you a low resolution image of your picture. No sir, the 4.8 inch touch screen on the HP Photosmart A626 printer can do everything from browse high quality thumbnails of your images, to help you edit pictures with a single touch.

The functionality of the touch screen and the HP Photosmart A626 printers ability to print directly from a USB drive or memory card eliminate the need for a computer altogether. There is little that you can’t do on the HP Photosmart A626 printer that you can do on a computer. A few of the cool things you can do with the touch screen include, removing red eye, cropping images, adding decorative borders, and generally enhance images.

Printing Quality

Not only does the HP Photosmart A626 printer have the printing quality you have come to know and love from HP, but it does so with the quickness. The HP Photosmart A626 printer can print with speeds up to 39 seconds. Not only does it print fast, but it dries fast too. The images are ready to be passed around and shared as soon as they come out of the printer. No waiting for the ink to dry or worrying about smudges with this puppy.

The HP Photosmart A626 printer prints borderless pictures, eliminating white borders and the need for trimming. Printings sizes include; 4 x 6 in, 4 x 6.5 in, 4 x 8-in photo card, 4 x 12-in panorama, 5 x 7 in.

The quick & dirty:

Where you can get one:
Amazon: $125

Why they rock:

  • Photo printer with 4.8″ color touchscreen for adding captions and other graphical effects
  • Prints photos at up to 4800 x 1200 resolution
  • Compact size for easy transportation
  • Backed by 1-year warranty
  • Device measures 9.92 x 5.2 x 4.61 inches (WxHxD)

Seat-of-the-pants rating: 10 out of 10

I really cant say enough good things about the HP Photosmart A626 printer. I have been using it for about a month now and have never run into any major problems. Even my mom, who is completely computer illiterate, figured out how to print pictures of of her digital camera without having to read any directions.

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Amazon: $125