The Samsung SPP-2040 Photo Printer being put through its paces in
this PCSTATS review prints 4"x6" glossy photo's via the dye sublimation process
directly from any of six common flash media formats, incorporates a folding 2"
colour LCD screen for previewing images, and can connect directly to
PictBridge-enabled digital cameras.
sublimation printing processes is the closest you can come to
photo-lab-quality results at home. With traditional photo laser and inkjet
printing methods, images are made up of individual coloured dots. Yet when
these printed materials are examined closely, the dots don't add up to a very
SPP-2040 will print a colour 4"x6" image in about 70 seconds or less at
300x300dpi, and it allows some simple image manipulation without the need for a
computer. For example, using the SPP-2040's
console buttons and 2" LCD screen to enter into the setting menu, you can break up a single
4"x6" sheet into multiple wallet sized copies (up to 16), do 'n-up'
printing, and zoom/crop images.