I’m a big fan of Epson’s printers, so I was excited to check out the brand new Epson Expression Photo XP-860 Small-in-One printer. It leverages Epson’s MicroPiezo printing technology, and it offers much, much more in a compact, affordable printer. We have a full review on the way, but I wanted to serve up a first look.The XP-860 is equipped with Epson Connect. This suite of free mobile printing solutions even enables users to edit, scan, and share photos directly to Facebook and other cloud services. The printer has a dedicated photo tray, a rear paper feed for specialty media, and even includes direct CD/DVD printing — although I can’t recall that last time I used physical media.
Create, Scan and Share Directly to Facebook and Cloud and Print Anywhere, Anytime
The next-generation Epson Expression Photo XP-860 Small-in-One printer is small, powerful, and easy to use. It is ideal for families and photo enthusiasts,
the Expression Photo XP-860 outputs stunning, professional-quality photos with smooth gradations and amazing skin tones – up to 8″ x 10″ borderless – with six-color Claria Photo HD Inks.
The printer also comes equipped with Epson Connect. A great addition for a mobile digital age, Epson Connect lets you access, print and scan documents, photos, emails, and web pages from a tablet, smartphone or computer from anywhere in the world.
With built-in Ethernet, network-free Wi-Fi Direct printing, built-in USB and memory card slots and more, the Epson Expression Photo XP-860 Small-in-One is a small but mighty printer. As Carrie Brown, Group Product Manager, Consumer Ink Jets, Epson America, Inc. notes,
From printing professional-quality borderless photos, fast, and from anywhere in the world, to scanning and sharing memories directly to Facebook or the cloud with the touch of a button, the robust Expression Photo XP-860 packs an abundant feature-set into one of the smallest footprints on the market. Creative users can maintain the ultimate in printing performance all while inspiring their creativity and maximizing space.
We’ll have more details in our full review, but suffice it to say, this small printer has become the only printer my wife and I use.