HP Sprocket, palm-sized printer: On Thursday HP unveiled a Sprocket, palm-sized printer in India. The price of this Sprocket, palm-sized printer is Rs 8,999. The printer is available online stores via HP’s official website and Amazon.in.
HP unveiled HP Sprocket, palm-sized printer in India:
The HP printer allows the user to take prints of the photographs stored on their phones. The printers already available in countries like China, Austria and US.
HP India Senior Director Statement:
The HP India Senior Director (print Business) Raj Kumar said, “The smartphone has become a default taking pictures. But now, people don’t go photo stores to make copies. One forgets about those pictures from birthday parties or holiday”.
He said the real picture brings back to memories even after years whenever one looks at that pictures.
The Raj Kumar Rishi said, “The pocket sized form factor of the Sprocket ensures that they can take the prints on the go and preserve memories. It is for the millennial”.
In the printer category in India has almost stagnant regarding growth. The Rishi said, “We have seen a single digit growth, even through the market has been remained flat. Most of the home users purchase printers for the school projects. We have to ensure that there are more uses cases if we want to grow this segment”.
He also added that the HP Company is focusing on to bringing the solution that is trendy. It’s well as affordable to ensure the growth in the category”.
HP Company was the leader in the consumer printer category with the 52 percent share in the April-June 2017 as per the IDC data.
Users can connect the printer to their Android and iOS based mobile phones using the Bluetooth. The users can edit the pictures and add borders and emojis, before us taking the 2X3-inch prints.
Special photo paper:
The printer uses to the special photo paper that is based on the ZINK technology. This paper is available for the Rs 539 is a pack of 20 and Rs 1,249 is a pack of 50.