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If you’re in the market for a new photo printer but don’t have a large budget or much space, the Epson Expression Photo XP-850 may be just what you are looking for. The XP-850 comes in at under $300 USD and includes 3.5″ lcd screen and uses six-color Claira Photo HD inks for superior picture quality. The photo printer prints 4 x 6 photo’s in as quick as 10 seconds. There is also a 30 page auto document feeder so you don’t have to worry about feeding paper for each picture. The built-in scanner can copy with up too 4800 dpi scanning. There is also a slot for feeding card stock or envelopes. With the Epson app you can print directly from you Apple or Android Device. There is also a SD card slot to print directly from a SD card. The XP-850 can print from either a Wi-Fi or wired connection. Check out the press release below for all the details.

Epson Expression Photo XP-850 Small-in-One Delivers Superior Photo Quality in a Compact, Sleek Design Expression XP-850 Designed for Photo Enthusiasts and Families Looking for a Versatile All-in-One

LONG BEACH, Calif., Oct. 24, 2012 — Epson America, Inc., a leading provider of superior performing printing solutions, today announced the Epson® Expression® Photo XP-850 Small-in-One® printer, delivering premium performance within a space-saving design. Ideal for photo enthusiasts and families, the Expression XP-850 prints brilliant photos with Claria® Photo HD six-color inks for smooth gradations and true-to-life skin tones. Plus, it includes robust wireless features for easy mobile printing from an iPad®, iPhone®, tablet, or smartphone.

“The Epson Expression Photo XP-850 delivers crisp detail and professional quality photos so you can conveniently print from home and have rich, colorful photos, flyers or other projects available to share immediately with family and friends,” said Stacey Tieu, product manager, consumer ink jets, Epson America, Inc. “The Expression XP-850 is also equipped with innovative print technology for frame-worthy prints every time. In addition to its photo strength, it also functions as a versatile everyday printer for household family use.”

The Expression XP-850 prints at remarkably fast speeds, delivering 4″ x 6″ photos in as fast as 10 seconds1. With a dedicated photo tray, direct CD/DVD printing, and a rear paper feed for card stock, envelopes and more2, the Expression XP-850 can easily take on any creative project. It also offers several productivity features, such as automatic two-sided printing, copying and scanning, an intuitive 3.5″ LCD with intuitive gesture navigation, and a 30-page Automatic Document Feeder with color fax. The auto-extend output paper tray allows you to print with assurance that your projects and papers will be organized and not all over the floor, especially when printing remotely.

The Expression XP-850 includes convenient Ethernet networking and built-in Wi-Fi CERTIFIED n3 for multiple users to share one printer or print from any room. It also offers a variety of wireless functionality, including Wi-Fi Direct for printing from a mobile device without a network. In addition, the Expression XP-850 is equipped with Epson Connect™, a suite of mobile printing solutions that make it easier for users to print documents, emails, photos, and web pages from iPads, iPhones, tablets, and smartphones from anywhere in the world4.

Additional Expression Photo XP-850 Small-in-One Features and Benefits:

  • Epson Connect – print and scan from anywhere with Epson Email Print, Epson iPrint mobile app, andEpson Remote Print
  • PC-free photo printing with memory card slots5
  • Auto Photo Correction and red-eye removal, with or without a computer
  • High-quality scanning up to 4800 dpi
  • Smudge, scratch and water resistant photos to share photos immediately after printing6
  • Individual ink cartridges to replace only the color needed
  • Standard and high-capacity (XL) black and color ink cartridges accommodate various printing needs
  • Eco-friendly features, including ENERGY STAR® qualified, RoHS compliant and designed to be recycled7

Pricing and Availability
The Epson Expression Photo XP-850 ($299.99*) will be available in November via commercial channels at launch. For more information, visit .

About Epson
Epson is a global imaging and innovation leader whose product lineup ranges from inkjet printers and 3LCD projectors to sensors and other microdevices. Dedicated to exceeding the vision of its customers worldwide, Epson delivers customer value based on compact, energy-saving, and high-precision technologies in markets spanning enterprise and the home to commerce and industry. Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises more than 75,000 employees in 97 companies around the world, and is proud of its ongoing contributions to the global environment and the communities in which it operates. To learn more about Epson, please visit

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EPSON and Expression are registered trademarks, EPSON Exceed Your Vision is a registered logomark and Better Products for a Better Future, EPSON Connect and EPSON iPrint are trademarks of Seiko Epson Corporation. Small-in-One is a trademark of Epson America, Inc. Apple and iPad are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Wi-Fi is a registered trademark and Wi-Fi CERTIFIED and Wi-Fi Direct are trademarks of the Wi-Fi Alliance. SmartWay is a service mark of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. All other product and brand names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective companies

*Estimated street price

1Color photo in Draft Mode (Cassette 2) on Premium Photo Paper Glossy measured from start of paper feed. Actual print times will vary based on system configuration, software and page complexity. See for details.
2Specialty paper support accommodated through rear paper feed, maximum 23 mil paper thickness, manual 2-sided printing only.
3Wi-Fi CERTIFIED; level of performance subject to the range of the router being used. Visit for more information.
4Most features require an Internet connection to the printer as well as an internet- and/or email-enabled device. See for a list of EPSON Connect enabled printers and compatible devices and apps.
5Adapter may be required.
6Smudge, scratch, water, and fade resistant on Epson photo papers. For CDs/DVDs, resistant only on specially-treated discs.
7See our website for convenient and reasonable recycling options at

Note: Epson, Claria and Expression, are registered trademarks, EPSON Exceed Your Vision is a registered logomark, and Epson Connect and Epson iPrint are trademarks of Seiko Epson Corporation. Small-in-One is a registered trademark of Epson America, Inc. All other product brand names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective companies. Epson disclaims any and all rights in these marks.


SOURCE Epson America, Inc.

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