Long Beach, CA—Epson America’s next-generation Expression Premium XP-820, XP-620 and XP-520 Small-in-One printers are designed to deliver “consumer-rated unbeatable photo quality and crisp, sharp text with Epson’s exclusive MicroPiezo printing technology and Claria Premium inks.”
The Expression Premium family is equipped with Epson Connect, a suite of free mobile printing solutions that includes Email Print, Epson Creative Print, Epson iPrint, Epson Remote Print and Epson Scan to Cloud, to print documents, photos, e-mails and web pages from remote locations to any Epson Connect-enabled printer from a tablet, smartphone or computer.
The Small-in-Ones also offer auto two-sided printing to save paper and a dedicated photo tray for printing borderless photos up to 8×10 inches. Time-saving, bonus templates are available for printing lined school paper, graph paper, calendar pages and custom note paper with personal photos—all without a computer.
“Consumers really do get it all with these new models—unbeatable photo quality, time-saving auto features and advanced mobile printing technology—complete with instant memory sharing via scan-to-Facebook,” said Carrie Brown, group product manager, Consumer Ink Jets, Epson America, Inc. “The new Expression Premium Small-in-Ones provide busy, multitasking families and photo enthusiasts with a versatile everyday home printing tool, packing a robust feature set into an ultra-powerful, ultra-slim design.”
Designed as complete wireless solutions, the EP printers feature built-in Wi-Fi certified n3 and Wi-Fi Direct for network-free printing, as well as built-in memory card slots and USB slots for PC-free printing.
With the Expression Premium Small-in-Ones, users can edit, scan and share photos directly to Facebook or other popular cloud services. The Snapshot blog on the Epson Community offers additional information and suggestions for scanning and sharing old memories and photos to Facebook and the cloud.
The flagship XP-820 adds a 30-page auto document feeder that supports auto two-sided color copying, scanning and faxing, specialty paper support through a rear paper feed and a 4.3-inch touch screen with gesture navigation for setup and operation. Other features include CD/DVD printing, Ethernet for expanded connectivity and a retractable, auto-extend paper output tray to capture paper when printing remotely.
Additional Expression Premium Small-in-One features include: support for Android printing, Kindle Fire printing and Google Cloud Print; the Epson Connect Solutions Finder, which helps users determine which mobile solution supports their mobile devices or printer; smudge-, scratch-, water- and fade-resistant photos; and scanning up to 4,800 dpi (XP-820) and 2,400 dpi (XP-620/XP-520).
The Expression Premiums also provide print speeds of 14 ISO ppm for black and 11 ISO ppm for color, 13 ISO ppm for black and 10 ISO ppm for color, and 9.5 ISO ppm for black and 9 ISO ppm for color for the XP-820, XP-620 and XP-520, respectively. Individual ink cartridges allow users to replace only the color needed, while standard and high-capacity (XL) black and color ink cartridges accommodate various printing needs.
The Epson Expression Premium printers have the following SRPs: XP-520, $129.99; XP-620, $149.99; and Epson Expression XP-820, $199.99. epson.com