HP Delivers New Printers and Tools for Consumers
Print smarter with HP Smart Web Printing
One of latest features available across HP's consumer printing portfolio is HP Smart Web Printing,(2) which makes it easy to select, preview and modify web content prior to printing. This software saves paper, ink and frustration by allowing people to print only the content they want from web pages without clipped pages or useless data. Customers can obtain predictable web printing with the latest HP Smart Web Printing software available as a free download at www.hp.com/go/smartwebprinting.
Customize memories with HP's innovative photo books
In contrast to competing photo books, HP Photo Books eliminate the need for gluing or binding pages thanks to an innovative binding system that lets consumers replace or rearrange pages. The kit contains everything needed to make an affordable and unique book of personal memories, including a two-toned linen photo book, HP Photosmart Essential software and HP Advanced Photo Paper.(9) Expected to be available in October, these 5 x 7-inch and 8.5 x 11-inch books will come in five classic colors, starting at $14.99.(5)
Increase productivity with the latest HP Deskjet printers
The HP Deskjet 6988 Printer Series are ideal for the home and small business customer. The HP Deskjet 6988 Printer features built-in wired and wireless(1) printing, print sharing and a built-in media sensor to detect the paper type ensuring optimal results every time. The HP Deskjet 6988dt Printer additionally includes auto two-sided printing and an additional 250-sheet paper tray for greater productivity.(10) The HP Deskjet 6988 Printer and HP Deskjet 6988dt Printer are expected to be available in September for $129(5) and $179,(5) respectively.
Get help from HP consumer service and support
HP offers an array of service and support options for consumers who want to get the most out of their photo printers and other digital photography products. HP support is available 24x7 by phone, email and real-time chat, or on HP's award-winning website loaded with diagnostic tools, software updates, security tips and troubleshooting hints.
To take your digital photography experience to the next level, HP is currently offering online classes such as "Beginner's guide to saving, printing and sharing your digital photos." With HP Instant Care, tech support agents can connect to a customer's PC over the Internet and provide help with software issues, setting up printers or checking connections with peripheral products.
HP focuses on simplifying technology experiences for all of its customers - from individual consumers to the largest businesses. With a portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software, services and IT infrastructure, HP is among the world's largest IT companies, with revenue totaling $100.5 billion for the four fiscal quarters ended July 31, 2007. More information about HP (NYSE: HPQ) is available at www.hp.com.
1 Wireless performance is dependent upon physical environment and distance from access point.
2 Requires Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher.
3 HP Internal Battery for HP Compact Photo Printers not included. Purchase separately.
4 Display permanence rating by Wilhelm Imaging Research, Inc. or HP mage Permanence Lab using the HP 110 Tri-color Inkjet Print Cartridge with HP Vivera inks on HP Advanced Photo Paper. For details, visit www.hp.com/go/printpermanence.
5 Estimated US street price. Actual price may vary.
6 Printing process research by Doxus, 2007. Details and a list of tested printers are available at www.doxus.com.
7 Requires LightScribe CD/DVDs. Not included, sold separately.
8 Requires printable CD/DVD media. Not included, sold separately.
9 Expands up to 100 photos with purchase of additional sheets of HP Advanced Photo Paper, Glossy, purchased separately.
10 HP Automatic Two-Sided Printing Accessory and HP 250-sheet Plain Paper Tray are included only on the HP Deskjet 6988dt Printer, optional with the HP Deskjet 6988 Printer. Purchase separately.