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Holiday Gift Idea 3: Get those picture perfect prints wherever you may be

By Ken Wong - on 20 Dec 2019, 4:47pm

Xmas Gift Idea 3: Get those picture perfect prints wherever you may be

You can now print at twice the size of the original Sprocket

HP Sprocket Studio

Unlike the previous Sprockets, the new HP Sprocket Studio is no longer pocket portable. But what it lacks in portability it makes up for in performance.

The smaller Sprocket uses Zink dye-printing technology and has an output of 2 x 3-inch glossy photo prints that are also smudge-proof and scratch-resistant. Handily, they come with a peel-and-stick reverse side that allowed you to stick your photos to any flat and smooth surface.

The new top-end variant, Spocket Studio, is still small enough to be easily transported anywhere. While it does have a power cable, HP has an optional battery pack for times when you’re away from any power socket.

A portable photo studio that works exclusively with mobile devices.

The Sprocket studio prints at twice the size of the original, so you can enjoy 4 x 6-inch photos. But unlike the Zink dye-printing technology of the smaller models, the Studio is Dye-sublimation based so there are replacement ribbon-ink cartridges. Cartridges are good for 40 prints and come packaged with the paper. You can expect your prints to be generally better than the smaller Sprockets, with more vivid colours and hues. Note that the Studio works exclusively with mobile devices so you can print directly from your phone.

The HP Sprocket Studio is available now from HP online here at S$229 with one free pack of paper (worth S$54) and 20% off ink and toners during their year-end sale. Readers can also take a look at HP’s official stores at Lazada and Shopee for further deals.


Guess the Next Day’s Gift Suggestion and Stand a Chance to Win One!

That’s right, we have got hints packed at the end of our daily Christmas gift suggestions and it’s up to you to guess what the next gift suggestion might be. This routine will take place every day leading up to the 27th December 2019 and HardwareZone Members (residing in Singapore) are eligible to partake in this fun series. Participants who get the most number of correct guesses will stand a chance to win some of the gift ideas in this series!

Bonus Step: Discuss about the prospective gift idea in the forum and you stand a chance to also nab one of the two bonus prizes we're setting aside for being constructive and helpful. Don't forget to share our gift ideas to your friends and get them to participate too!

Riddle Me This: What is the Next Gift Suggestion? (Contest Hint)

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