New HP printers look to simplify smartphone printing

HP has just announced the new HP ENVY and HP Officejet printers. These printers will use new mobile printing solutions to provide easy and affordable ways to print directly from smartphones and tablets.

With these products HP was looking to combine professional print quality and affordability with improved print speeds. They are meant for creative projects, hobbies and business documents which may need lab-quality photos.

“Families need affordable, do-it-all printers that fit easily into their busy lifestyles,” said Stephen Nigro, a senior vice president at Printing and Personal Systems Group with HP. “Whether in the den, kitchen or home office, our new line of ENVY and Officejet printers make a perfect fit – offering flexible printing solutions, mobile connectivity and high-quality color printing for everyday or professional projects.”

The HP ENVY 7640 e-All-in-One ($199) is designed to help boost creativity and productivity. It boasts advanced mobile printing features including in-OS printing from iOS and Android.

With a new sleek design, it also has added features like a dedicated photo tray, 25-page automatic document feeder and automatic two-sided printing.

And, when combined with an optional subscription to HP Instant Ink (which can reduce ink costs by 50 per cent), it will be able to print professional quality photos in seconds for pennies per photo.

Other new additions to the ENVY family include the HP ENVY 5640 e-All-in-One ($129) and 5660 ($149), which print at speeds of 12 and 14 pages per minute, respectively. The will be available on September 1.

Also available on September 1 is the HP Officejet 5740 e-All-in-One ($149). This sophisticated printer offers top-of-the-line performance professional color and laser-quality text that marketed for home offices.


After growing up surrounded by technology, Alexandra enjoys looking both critically and curiously at the new innovations all around her. As well as writing for WRLWND, Alexandra is a content contributor for IT in Canada, where she can watch the industry unfold from a front row seat. She is going into her second year of Journalism studies.

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