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Research report
19 November 2020

Are portable photo printers any good?

In the age of selfies and Instagram, a new type of printer has emerged in the market – tiny, portable ones that print miniature photos directly from your mobile phone.

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Paul H.
23 Nov 2020
Incorrect details for the Canon Selphy CP1330 printer

Hi there at Consumers. The details re the print material for this printer is incorrect. "Unlike instant printers, it uses thermal transfer technology, so you’ll have to change the ink cassette eventually. On the other hand, buying paper is much cheaper because it isn’t proprietary. "

It uses a pack that includes the paper and dye sub ink material. As far as i m aware you have to use this for the printer.

Nick - Consumer test writer
24 Nov 2020
Re: Incorrect details for the Canon Selphy CP1330 printer

Hi Paul,

You're right. Canon insists you can only use paper from their pricey ink & paper packs. That's wasteful, as it likely forces consumers to buy a new ink cassette before the last one is empty. Thanks for pointing this out, we've updated the article.

Kind regards,
Nick