Anyone that knows photography knows the name Canon. So it is only logical that the company that brings us great cameras also brings us printers to print the photos we shoot. Adding to their compact printer line; Canon is introducing the latest in their SELPHY line, the SELPHY CP780.
The CP780 has some nice improvements over its predecessors. Its image quality is better. It’s faster. All nifty perks obviously. It has nice big buttons that you don’t need a doctorate to be able to figure out how it works. It comes with a 2.5-inch LCD display on top so you can see what you are printing. It fixes any nasty red eye automatically.
The printer also features a Portrait Image Optimizer. What this does is uses a Face Detection technology which identifies and optimizes faces and skin tones of subjects. Now, while previous SELPHY models also had this technology, Canon has really tweaked it so that the color correction to try to bring realistic tones and colors.
The SELPHY CP780 comes with card slots that support just about every type of memory type including SD, SDHC, CompactFlash, MemoryStick Duo and MemoryStick Pro, and xD-Picture Card. You can also choose to print directly from the camera with a USB cord. There is also an optional battery pack available which allows you to print hundreds of photos on the go before you need to bother with recharging. Also available is the optional Canon BU-30 Bluetooth Adapter which lets users send images from their Bluetooth enabled devices to their printer.
Available in blue, pink and silver, the Canon SELPHY CP780 is available at most retailers for just $99. Amazon has it right now with free shipping for those looking to save a few bucks.