fbpx

VuPoint Mini Photo Printer Review

*This post may have affiliate links. For example As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases, which means if you purchase something after clicking a link I may receive commission (don't worry, there's no extra cost to you). This helps support the work I put into the site.

Printed photos are less common these days, most people just upload them and share them online. VuPoint have decided to challenge this by bringing back the Polaroid style instant photo printing ability for modern mobiles.

In terms of design this really is a portable printer, VuPoint have made this tiny enough it can be slipped into your jacket pocket or a bag. It has an inbuilt battery (charged via USB) so is usable even without a power socket in sight.

To use the printer you’ll need to download the app, available for iPhones or Android phones. The app not only handles the printing but also allows for limited photo editing. Tested on an Android mobile the app was found to be a little frustrating, in particular the resizing and placement of available stickers.  Fortunately you can use your favourite app to edit your photo and just use this app to print them.

VuPoint Mini Photo PrinterWatching the mini printer at work is fascinating in itself, the printer applies colours in layers and your photo will pop in and out of the printer several times before it’s completed. Brilliantly the printer gives the new photo a little wiggle to let you know it’s finished.

The final photos are the perfect size to fit in a wallet and are very good quality. Colour reproduction was very good, it handled both light and dark colours really well giving a very pleasing final result. You’re not restricted to using your mobile camera, you can print any photo that’s on your mobile, so you could print a photo taken with a DSLR camera if you wanted to.

You don’t need to add any paper, it’s all handled by the print cartridge. One is included with the printer, more are available on Amazon:

 

The replacements give you 30 prints for £19.99; at 67p a photo this is a lot more expensive than using an online service (normally under 10p for a 6×4), but of course the results are practically instant in comparison.

This a brilliant little gadget, it does exactly what you’d expect and produces great photos. Just keep in mind you’re restricted to one size of photo and there are cheaper options available, you probably won’t use this as your main photo printer, but it’s great for special occasions where you want to give people a momento right there and then.

Available from Amazon UK: http://amzn.to/1NDf5Cb and Amazon com: http://amzn.to/1w0uK4Z


Doxie Go SE Wi-Fi - The Smarter A4 Wi-Fi Document Scanner with Rechargeable Battery & Brilliant Software

£209.00
£199.00  in stock
3 new from £199.00
Free shipping
Buy Now
Amazon.co.uk
as of 23/11/2020 4:09 pm

Features

  • 【Go Paperless】Doxie Go SE Wi-Fi delivers smarter portable scanning that you can take and sync anywhere – no computer required.
  • 【Easy Wireless Scanning】Doxie's rechargeable battery, included memory, integrated Wi-Fi, and included Mac, PC, iPhone, and iPad apps make it easy (and fun!) to go paperless. Simply insert your paper to scan full-colour pages in just 8 seconds at up to 600 dpi. Scan up to 400 pages per charge, store up to 4,000 pages before needing to sync.
  • 【Tiny and Battery Powered】Doxie is tiny – the size of a rolled up magazine – which makes it easy to tuck it in your bag or a drawer when you're done scanning. Whether you’re scanning at your desk or on the go, Doxie gives you instant access to your scans wherever you are.
  • 【Amazing Software and OCR】Doxie's included Mac and PC apps let you sync scans via USB or Wi-Fi to your desktop to organise and create searchable multi-page PDFs with award-winning ABBYY OCR technology. Save scans to your desktop, local apps, or your favourite cloud services — like Dropbox, Evernote, OneNote, and iCloud Drive. Or, sync scans to your iPhone or iPad with Doxie's iOS app to save and share your scans wherever you are.
  • 【Satisfaction Guaranteed】Doxie Customer Care is always here to help you scan, organise, or just provide tips on the best ways to scan your paper. We guarantee you'll love your new Doxie as much as we loved building it, and back our products with a 1-year warranty and the best support in the scanner industry. Contact us anytime – hello@getdoxie.com

FINTIE Mini Photo Album for Fujifilm Instax 3-Inch Film- 104 Pockets Album for Fujifilm Instax Mini 11 Mini 9 Mini 8 Mini 90 Mini 25 Mini Link Printer, Polaroid Snap PIC, Raining Hearts

£14.99  in stock
2 new from £11.99
Free shipping
Buy Now
Amazon.co.uk
as of 23/11/2020 4:09 pm

Features

  • Compatible with photos taken by Fujifilm Instax Mini 11/Mini 9/Mini 8+/Mini 8/Mini 90/Mini 70/Mini 26+/Mini 25/Mini 7s/Mini LiPlay Camera, Instax Mini Link Printer, Instax Share SP-2 Printer, Polaroid Snap / Snap Touch / PIC-300 Camera / ZIP Printer, HP Sprocket Printer / HP Sprocket 2-in-1, Kodak Mini SHOT / Printomatic Camera / Mini / Mini 2 HD Printer, Prynt Pocket Printer. This album can also hold credit cards and name cards. [Photo Size: 3-Inch / 8.5 * 5.4cm].
  • Hold 104 films in total. This album contains 26 individual pages with 2 inserts per side [4 photos per page], opens like a book for easy viewing. Designed with insert pocket for credit cards and name cards. Best for weddings, engagements, graduations, baby photos or other arty obsessions.
  • Premium PU leather cover and clear PVC inner picture pockets are fashion and durable. Steady bonding between the cover and inner pages ensures high quality.
  • The little pocket on the inside of the cover flap is perfect for holding extra pictures, or temporary holding them until you get a chance to insert them into the albums clear pockets.
  • Lightweight and soft handy album, can be carried in your bag to show your best instant photos or put it home as a decoration, also perfect as a gift.

Mark J Draper is a self-confessed gadget lover who forged a career in the telecommunication and utility industry while maintaining a hobby of writing and filming reviews that are published on YouTube and Reviewify.co.uk.

We will be happy to hear your thoughts

Leave a reply

I accept the Privacy Policy

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.