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HP Photosmart 8050 Printer Inkjet 4800 x 1200DPI photo printer

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Photo printers allow you to print digital photos, often they can even print directly from a digital camera, so you do not even need a computer to print your photos. Having such a printer at home, you can forget the photolabs!
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Long product name HP Photosmart 8050 Printer Inkjet 4800 x 1200DPI photo printer :
The short editorial description of HP Photosmart 8050 Printer Inkjet 4800 x 1200DPI photo printer

Photosmart 8050

HP Photosmart 8050 Printer Inkjet 4800 x 1200DPI photo printer

The official marketing text of HP Photosmart 8050 Printer Inkjet 4800 x 1200DPI photo printer as supplied by the manufacturer
Print rich, realistic photos at home with this versatile printer. Preview and edit via the 4.6 cm LCD and print directly from memory cards; your photos will last for generations with HP Vivera Inks². Ideal family printer with 3 cartridges included.

• No computer required – select, edit and print via 4.6 cm/1.8 inch colour LCD. Print directly from memory cards¹, PictBridge-enabled cameras or via Bluetooth®. Automatically remove red-eye and enhance detail with HP Real Life technologies.

• Print rich, realistic colour photos that will resist fading for generations³ using HP Vivera Inks: Photo, tri-colour and black cartridges included in box. Print full borderless photos at home in any size up to large panorama (215 x 610 mm).

• Print whatever you want: photos in as fast as 27 seconds and documents at up to 30 ppm black and 24 ppm colour. Organise, edit, enhance and share photos by e-mail with HP Image Zone software. Use included photo tray for convenient photo printing.
Short summary description HP Photosmart 8050 Printer Inkjet 4800 x 1200DPI photo printer:
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HP Photosmart 8050 Printer, Inkjet, 4800 x 1200 DPI, Black, Cyan, Light Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, 30 ppm, 24 ppm, Paper (inkjet, photo, plain), envelopes, labels, cards (greeting, index), transparencies, iron-on tr
Long summary description HP Photosmart 8050 Printer Inkjet 4800 x 1200DPI photo printer :

HP Photosmart 8050 Printer. Print technology: Inkjet, Maximum resolution: 4800 x 1200 DPI, Printing colours: Black, Cyan, Light Cyan, Magenta, Yellow. Print speed (black, draft quality, A4/US Letter): 30 ppm, Print speed (colour, draft quality, A4/US Letter): 24 ppm. Media types supported: Paper (inkjet, photo, plain), envelopes, labels, cards (greeting, index), transparencies, iron-on tr. Standard input capacity: 100 sheets, Maximum input capacity: 100 sheets. Standard output capacity: 50 sheets

This is an auto-generated long summary of HP Photosmart 8050 Printer Inkjet 4800 x 1200DPI photo printer based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.

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Print technology
Print technology *
Indicates the method used to print by this product.
Maximum resolution *
Maximum printing resolution.
4800 x 1200 DPI
Printing colours
The colours that can be produced by the printer.
Black, Cyan, Light Cyan, Magenta, Yellow
Print head nozzles
Number of nozzles to a print head.
672 black; 600 colour; 600 photo
Print speed (colour, draft quality, A4/US Letter)
24 ppm
Print speed (black, draft quality, A4/US Letter)
30 ppm
Print speed (black, best quality, A4)
2.5 ppm
Print speed (colour, best quality, A4)
2.5 ppm
Paper handling
Media types supported
The types of media which can be used with this product.
Paper (inkjet, photo, plain), envelopes, labels, cards (greeting, index), transparencies, iron-on transfers
Paper handling
List of the standard and optional input and output paper handling options available with this product.
100-sheet input fold-up tray, 20-sheet photo tray, 50-sheet output tray
Duplex print options
Description of available duplex options.
Custom media sizes
(77 x 127) - (215 x 610) mm
Paper handling standard/input
List of the standard input paper handling options available with this product
100-sheet input tray, 20-sheet photo cassette
Recommended media weight
A4: 60 - 90; HP envelopes: 70 - 90; HP cards: 200, HP photo paper: 280
Standard media sizes
Paper(A4, A5, B5); Transparencies (A4); Envelopes (DL, C6); Cards:(A6); Labels (A4); Photo paper (A4, 30 x 10cm, 13 x 18cm, 10 x 15cm)
Recommended media
Photo paper, Plain paper, Coated paper, Brochure paper & film, Transparencies, Labels, iron-on transfer
Input capacity
Standard input capacity
The number of sheets of paper that can be held by a device.
100 sheets
Maximum input capacity
100 sheets
Maximum paper trays
Maximum input capacity for transparencies
30 sheets
Maximum input capacity for labels
Maximum input capacity for envelopes
Maximum input capacity for cards
Output capacity
Standard output capacity
The normal capacity for outputs for this product.
50 sheets
Paper handling standard/output
List of the standard output paper handling options available with this product
50-sheet output tray
The description of display that can includes display type, resolution, size etc.
Ports & interfaces
Direct printing *
With direct printing it is possible to print your photographs or other documents directly to a printer from a compatible device, without the use of a computer.
PictBridge *
PictBridge is an industry standard introduced in 2003 from the Camera & Imaging Products Association (CIPA) for direct printing. It allows images to be printed directly from digital cameras to a printer, without having to connect the camera to a computer using common connectivity like USB or Bluetooth.
I/O ports
An interface on a device to which you can connect another device.
1x USB
4x Smart Card slots
SmartCard slot
A smart card, chip card, or integrated circuit card (ICC) is any pocket-sized card with embedded integrated circuits. Smart cards can provide identification, authentication, data storage and application processing. Smart card slots can be found in various electronic devices e.g. thin clients.
Bundled software
Software distributed with another product such as a piece of computer hardware or other electronic device, or a group of software packages which are sold together. A software suite is an example of bundled software, as is software which is pre-installed on a new computer.
HP Image Zone
Weight & dimensions
Weight *
Weight of the product without packaging (net weight). If possible, the net weight is given including standard accessories and supplies. Please note that sometimes the manufacturer leaves out the weight of accessories and/or supplies.
4.2 kg
Package weight
Weight of the packaged product.
6 kg
Maximum dimensions (W x D x H)
Maximum dimensions (Width x Depth x Height) in millimeters.
465 x 339 x 158 mm
Dimensions with trays up
465 x 230 x 158 mm
Sound emission
Acoustic pressure emissions
Level of sound pressure per ISO 9614-1.
41 dB
System requirements
Minimum system requirements
CD-ROM drive
16-bit colour SVGA monitor
Internet Explorer 5.01, Mac OS X v 10.2, 10.3, 10.4; G3 processor or higher; 128 MB RAM (256 MB recommended); 150 MB available hard disk space; USB port; SVGA monitor (800 x 600, 16-bit color); 4x CD-ROM drive; USB cable (not included)
Minimum RAM
The lowest RAM (memory) required to run a computer program or operating system.
64 MB
Minimum hard disk space
The minimum hard disk space required to store or run a computer program or operating system.
450 MB
Minimum processor
The lowest speed that the computer processor can run at, or the minimum amount of processing capacity that can be used, for the computer and particular program(s) to function.
Pentium II 233 MHz
Page yield footnote
Footnote related to page yield, i.e. the number of pages A4 that can be printed with the product. Standard this is measured with a coverage of the page of 5%. In case of coulour printing, often a coverage of 15% is taken. When this percentage is different, this is indicated.
in 6-ink printing mode; based on 5% coverage for black and white and 15% for colour, in normal mode.
In combination with HP 343 Tri-colour Inkjet Print Cartridge (7 ml) or HP 344 Tri-colour Inkjet Print Cartridge (14 ml).
Page yield (photo)
C9369EE HP 348 Photo Inkjet Print cartridge (13 ml) 135 10 x 15 cm photos (+/- 10%)**
Compatible ink types, supplies
Dye-based, pigment-based
Internal memory
The amount of memory, usually measured in bytes (e.g. MB, GB), which is installed in the system's hardware.
32 MB
Maximum duty cycle *
The maximum number of prints/copies made by a printer/copier in a fixed period.
3000 pages per month
List of regulatory safety standards for all countries in which this product has been certified.
IEC 60950: 1999 third edition/EN 60950: 2000, IEC 60950-1: 2001 first edition/EN 60950-1: 2001, IEC 60825-1+A1+A2 and EN 60825-1:1994+A11:1996+A2:2001/Class 1 for LEDs
Electromagnetic compatibility
List of countries and their respective regulatory agency standards with which the product complies.
EN55022: 1998 + A1:2000 + A2:2003 / Class B / CISPR 22: 1997 Class B +A1 2000 + A22002 EN55024: 1998/A1:2001/A2:2003/CISPR 24:1997 EN 61000-3-2: 2000 (2nd Edition) EN 61000-3-3: 1995 + A1:2001 FCC Title 47 CFR, Part 15 Class B
Packaging data
Quantity per pallet
Quantity of a single product per pallet. If more than one product is packed per carton; this is the number of products (not number of cartons) per shipping pallet.
70 pc(s)
Pallet weight
441.5 kg
Pallet dimensions (W x D x H)
Size of pallets (Width x Depth x Height) in millimeters.
1219 x 1016 x 2438 mm
Power consumption (typical)
Amount of power consumed by this model, often expressed in watts (W). Typical values that manufacturers give are power consumption when off, standby/suspended mode, typical use, maximum usage.
21 W
Power consumption (standby)
The amount of electricity that is consumed when the product is on standby.
5.3 W
Energy Star certified *
This indicates that the product is compliant with Energy Star, which is an international standard for energy-efficient consumer products.
Acoustic power emissions
Level of sound power per ISO 9296.
5.4 B(A)
Operational conditions
Operating temperature (T-T)
The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely operated.
10 - 35°C
Storage temperature (T-T)
The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely stored.
-30 - 65°C
Storage relative humidity (H-H)
5 - 90%
Operating relative humidity (H-H)
15 - 80%
Non-operating relative humidity (non-condensing)
Range of relative humidity (non-condensing) in which a non-operating product can be stored.
5 - 90%
Recommended operating temperature range (T-T)
15 - 30°C
Other features
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Dimensions of the product (Width x Depth x Height).
465 x 230 x 158 mm
Print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Letter)
6 ppm
Compatible operating systems
List of desktop operating systems tested as compatible with this product.
Windows 98SE/2000/Me/XP
Mac OS X v 10.2, 10.3 & higher
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter)
The print speed of a printer for black & white A4 pages, normal quality. The exact speed varies depending on the system configuration, software program, and document complexity.
10 ppm
Networking features
Standard input trays
Power requirements
100 - 240VAC; 50/60Hz
Print quality, vertical alignment accuracy
+/- 0.05 mm
Mac compatibility
Product can be used with Apple Mac software and/or hardware.
Package dimensions (WxDxH)
Dimensions of the packaged product (Width x Depth x Height).
526 x 323 x 193 mm
Technical details
Print head
Component of a printer that applies the mark or image to the paper.
4 (1 each tri-color, photo, black, optional gray photo)
Network ready
Indicates whether the product is network-ready out of the box.
Product dimensions when open (LxWxD)
46.5 cm (18.3")
Physical dimension.
46.5 cm (18.3")
Number of layers per pallet
Number of cartons per pallet
Operating temperature (T-T)
50 - 95°F
Standard output capacity for transparancies
15 sheets
The different activities/purposes of the device.
Color printing
Wireless technology
Technology that communicates with other devices without a physical connection e.g. radio, WiFi.
Maximum output capacity
Maximum number of sheets this product can hold in all available standard and optional output trays.
50 sheets
Photo proofsheets supported
Print resolution (photo, best quality)
< 4800 x 1200 color ( & 1200 input)
Recommended media weight (imperial)
16 to 24 lb
Printer features
Color printing
Package dimensions (W x D x H)
528.3 x 196.9 x 330.2 mm (20.8 x 7.75 x 13")
Print speed (colour, normal quality, 10 x 15 photo)
As fast as 45 sec
As fast as 70 sec
Package weight (imperial)
13.2 lb
Pallet dimensions (W x D x H) (imperial)
1219.2 x 1016 x 2438.4 mm (48 x 40 x 96")
Pallet weight (imperial)
441.1 kg (972.5 lbs)
Wireless option type
Optional, with HP bt450 Bluetooth Wireless Printer and PC Adapter
Standard input capacity for legal
Up to 100 sheets
Skew (transparency)
+/- 0.012 in
Print speed (colour, draft quality, letter)
< 24
Print speed (colour, draft quality, 10 x 15 photo)
As fast as 27 sec
Standard input capacity for cards
Up to 20 cards
Standard input capacity for envelopes
Up to 10 envelopes
Standard output capacity for legal
Up to 50 sheets
Standard output capacity for labels
Up to 10 sheets
Standard input capacity for transparencies
Up to 30 sheets
Print speed (black, best quality, letter)
< 2.5
Page yield identifier
Vivera inks supported
Video action printing supported
SureSupply supported
Standard output capacity for cards
Up to 10 cards
Weight (imperial)
9.3 lb
Media weights by paper path
US letter: 60 to 90 g/m2; A4: 60 to 90 g/m2; legal: 75 to 90 g/m2; envelopes: 75 to 90 g/m2; cards: up to 200 g/m2; photo paper: up to 280 g/m2
Maximum output capacity for transparencies
15 sheets
Maximum output capacity for labels
Up to 10 sheets
JetDirect Compatible Products
+/- 0.006 in
Control panel
Description of the control panel of the product; including the available buttons; and the function of each button
4.6 cm/1.8 inch colour LCD and controls to view, edit, and print photos
Automatic paper sensor
Indicates whether or not this product has the automatic paper type selection feature.
Camera phone
Direct photo printing from camera phones with the optional HP bt450 Bluetooth Wireless Printer and PC Adapter
Exifprint supported
Yes, Version 2.2
Media handling
Maximum print length
610 m
Maximum print length (imperial)
24 in
Technical features
HP Adaptive Lighting, HP Auto Red-eye Removal
Service & support
Description of service and support of the product.
One-year limited hardware warranty backed by HP service and support (Warranties may vary in European countries, where legal requirements require a longer warranty period).
List of typefaces included and any qualifications.
8 built-in, 4 each in portrait and landscape orientations: CG Times, CG Times Italic; Univers, Univers Italic;
Courier, Courier Italic; Letter Gothic, Letter Gothic Italic
Media sizes supported (imperial)
Letter, legal, executive, No. 10 envelopes, index cards, 5 x 7-in photo, 4 x 6-in photo, 4 x 12-in panorama, 4 x 24-in panorama
Print quality
Print quality (colour, best quality)
The best print quality for color printing in dots per inch. Manufacturers are optimizing often with software the print quality.
4800 DPI
Colour printing technology
HP Photoret IV
Print quality (black, normal quality)
600 DPI
Print quality (black, draft quality)
300 DPI
Print quality (black, best quality)
Best print quality with black cartridge. Often the quality is optimized by using rendering techniques, and the most optimal conditions are assumed, like using good photo paper.
1200 DPI
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Way back in the 1980s, when HP introduced its first DeskJet colour thermal inkjet printer, it came up with the idea of building the print heads into the cartridges and has stuck with the format almost exclusively ever since.True to recent form, you can...
Ease of use...
Slightly disappointing performer...
Way back in the 1980s, when HP introduced its first DeskJet colour thermal inkjet printer, it came up with the idea of building the print heads into the cartridges and has stuck with the format almost exclusively ever since.True to recent form, you can...
The £88 HP Photosmart 8050 offers fewer features and is slower than the more expensive Photosmart 8250, but it delivers better print quality. It has a colour LCD, four media card slots and a Direct Print port. However, the 8050s 1.8in LCD can be dif...
Well-equipped and attractively priced, the Photosmart 8050 turns out good prints on both plain paper and photo stock. It delivers better print quality than more expensive rivals, but it prints photos slowly and uses multi-ink cartridges. Paul Jasper L...
The Photosmart 8050 is HPs new six-ink printer, designed specifically for printing digital photos. The HP has a lot going for it, but its photo prints arent up to the standard of the competition. The photosmart 8050 is one of HPs latest photo prin...
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