For the first time, you can now burn photo CDs without a PC – thanks to the new Lexmark P450 photo printer.
The P450 features the world’s first integrated CD writer, but, unlike competitors, doesn’t also include a CD printer.
The unit is designed as a stand-alone unit, and is also unable to be connected to a PC. According to Lemark’s press release, “the stand-alone Lexmark P450 provides unique easy-to-use features that give consumers the power to view, print, edit, save, organize and share their digital photos”.
The printer’s also includes the ability to print photos directly from a Bluetooth-enabled mobile (via an optional adaptor), print from a USB key, orprint from most digital cameras via PictBridge or its memory card reader.
The printer can also output photos to a TV, or be viewed on the integrated 2.4-inch color LCD screen. The screen can also be used to edit photos using crop, rotate, color fix and red-eye removal, along with effects such as sepia.
The printer features a resolution of up to 4800 x 1200 dpi, borderless printing, a noise level of 44dB, and weighs 2.95kg.
The Lexmark P450 printer is released in the States in October for US$199, but Lexmark International (