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Canon Selphy CP800 Compact photo printer review

August 25th, 2010 Leave a comment Go to comments

Canon is one of the known players in the world of cameras and Printers. With the success of Selphy CP780, Canon is coming up with the selphy CP800 compact photo printer. It is ultra compact, portable photo printer with improved usability and stylish features. The printer is slimmer than its predecessors which gives a studio styled quality snaps at home in no time. It is polished with an easy to use technology so that even a layman can easily operate it thereby printing lab quality postcard sized snaps of high gradation within 47 seconds. The new stylish photo printer is presented in two colours, black and white. It has a compact dye-sublimation photo printer and unique built-in voice guidance. Apart from computers the Selphy CP800 can print the snaps from mobiles and USB devices or from camera and camcorder.

Selphy CP800 is mounted with the auto image optimizer which helps to analyze the image and adjust the color contrast and brightness thereby giving the clear and good quality snap. The Selphy CP800 helps in giving smooth and glossy effect to the final print with the help of dye-sublimation technology. This printer is able to print the snaps of different sizes ranging from Credit card size to postcard size. The snaps are ready to be handled immediately after printing as each print comes with over coating. This protects the print from spoiling. If stored in album, these prints can remain intact for more than 100 years.

Selphy CP800 allows selecting image layout style from the range of options. The option for ID photograph permits a wide selection of standard ID Photo formats printable on a single photo sheet. Creativity is enhanced with the Shuffle Layout option through which, images can be reconfigured in a variety of formats for the final output.

Once connected to the personal computer and interfaced with the associated software, sky is the limit to unleash your imaginative skills on what you can do with the image. An extensive range of enhancements like framing, retouching it with some artistic titbits can be incorporated in the images to give it another dimension than just a 2D image. On using mycolor feature color-tone can be selected such as black & white, vivid, neutral, positive film or sepia. The Selphy CP800 also has the automatic red-eye reduction function installed which helps in reducing red-eye in flash photographs.

AsCanon Selphy CP800 is a compact and portable device it is not required to be fixed at one single place. Rather it comes with the optional battery, with the help of this battery it can be operated from any location as sockets and cables are not required. Since it is a portable device the printer has a security slot mounted on its body. The security cable lock can be connected to this device to protect it from theft.

Now as we know all the features and specifications, next attribute to learn is its price structure. The wholesome package of Canon Selphy CP800 comes with an unbeatable price of $99.99.

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