LONG BEACH, Calif. – Sept. 8, 2014 – Epson America, Inc. today announced its next-generation of Epson® Expression® Premium XP-820, XP-620 andXP-520 Small-in-One® printers, designed to deliver ultra-powerful performance, featuring consumer-rated unbeatable photo quality1 and crisp, sharp text with Epson’s exclusive MicroPiezo® printing technology and Claria® Premium inks. The Expression Premium family is also equipped with Epson Connect™ for the ability to access, print and scan documents, photos, emails and web pages from a tablet, smartphone or computer from literally anywhere in the world2.
Always ready to print, the Expression Premium Small-in-Ones offer auto two-sided printing to save paper and easy to use creative tools such as a dedicated photo tray for printing lab-quality photos up to 8”x10” borderless. Time-saving, bonus templates are also available for printing lined school paper, graph paper, calendar pages, and custom note paper with personal photos – all without a computer. Designed as complete wireless solutions, the Expression Premium printers also 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 printing4.
The Expression Premium Small-in-Ones also enable users to edit, scan and share photos directly to Facebook™ or other popular cloud services all in one single workflow. 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.
“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, multi-tasking families and photo enthusiasts with a versatile everyday home printing tool, packing a robust feature set into an ultra-powerful, ultra-slim design.”
The flagship Expression 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 feed5, and a 4.3-inch touchscreen with gesture navigation that enables easy setup and operation. Other convenient features include CD/DVD printing, Ethernet for expanded connectivity, and a convenient retractable auto-extend paper output tray to capture paper when printing remotely.
Additional Expression Premium Small-in-One Features:
- Epson Connect – a suite of free mobile printing solutions including Email Print, Epson Creative Print, Epson iPrint™, Epson Remote Print and Epson Scan to Cloud, to print documents, photos, emails and web pages from remote locations to any Epson Connect-enabled printer
o Supports Android™ Printing, Kindle Fire™ Printing and Google Cloud Print™
o Epson Connect Solutions Finder is available to help users quickly determine and compare which mobile solution supports their mobile devices or printer
- Smudge, scratch, water and fade resistant6 photos, up to 8” x 10” borderless
- Fast 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 respectively7
- Print borderless 4” x 6” photos – in as fast as 12 seconds8 (XP-820)
- High-quality scanning up to 4800 dpi (XP-820) and 2400 dpi (XP-620/XP-520)
- Individual ink cartridges to replace only the color needed; standard and high-capacity (XL) black and color ink cartridges accommodate various printing needs10
- Eco-friendly features, including ENERGY STAR® qualified, support of recycled paper, RoHS compliant and designed to be recycled9
Pricing and Availability
The Epson Expression Premium XP-520 ($129.99), XP-620 ($149.99) and Epson Expression XP-820 ($199.99*) are available now through major retailer stores nationwide. For more information, please visit www.epson.com.
Epson is a global innovation leader dedicated to exceeding expectations with solutions for markets as diverse as the office, home, commerce, and industry. Epson’s lineup ranges from inkjet printers, printing systems and 3LCD projectors to industrial robots, smart glasses and sensing systems and is based on original compact, energy-saving and high-precision technologies.
Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises more than 73,000 employees in 94 companies around the world, and is proud of its ongoing contributions to the global environment and the communities in which it operates. Epson America, Inc. based in Long Beach, Calif. is Epson’s regional headquarters for the U.S., Canada, and Latin America. To learn more about Epson, please visit: www.Epson.com.
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Specifications are subject to change without notice. EPSON, Claria, Expression and MicroPiezo are registered trademarks 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 products and brand names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective companies. Epson disclaims any and all rights in these marks.
1 Unbeatable photo quality when compared to leading photo all-in-one printers as of February 2013, validated through independent testing
2 Most features require an Internet connection to the printer, as well as an Internet- and/or email-enabled device. For a list of Epson Connect enabled printers and compatible devices and apps, visit www.epson.com/connect
3 Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™; level of performance subject to the range of the router being used. Wi-Fi Direct may require printer software.
4 Adapter may be required
5 Specialty paper support accommodated through rear paper feed, maximum 23 mil paper thickness, manual 2-sided printing only
6 Smudge, scratch, water and fade resistant on Epson photo papers. For CDs/DVDs, resistant only on specially-treated discs
7 ISO ppm is based on the new international standard for measuring print speed. Black and color print speeds are determined in default, single-side mode, in accordance with ISO/IEC 24734. Actual print items will vary based on system configuration, software, and page complexity. See www.epson.com/printspeed for details, including complete ISO reports
8 Color photo in Draft Mode on Premium Photo Paper Glossy measured from start of paper feed. Actual print times will vary based on system configuration, software, and page complexity. For more information, visit www.epson.com/printspeed
9 For convenient and reasonable recycling options, visit www.epson.com/recycle
10 Compared to single color cartridges; retail prices may vary
*Estimated street price