Canon Announces SELPHY CP1200 Wireless Compact Photo Printer, Adding to Printers with AirPrint Support

cp1200_black1.jpgCanon has announced the new SELPHY CP1200 Wireless Printer that is designed to be portable for use almost anywhere, thanks to a compact size and the use of an optional  portable battery for power.  This new printer has a wide variety of features that include the ability to print thumbnails or combinations of images on a page. It also includes popular features like borderless printing and image optimization and uses a dye sublimation printing technology for more accurate colors. Prints have a water resistant coating, and Canon says that prints made with the CP1200 should last for up to 100 years.

In addition to the ability to connect via wireless, this new printer also has an SD Card Slot and works with USB attached memory devices.  The estimated selling price of the SELPHY CP1200 Wireless Compact Photo Printer is $105.99, and it is available in black and white.

cp1200_white2.jpegSee the full press release from Canon below about this new model with even more detail about the features.  Also note that Canon has announced that the CP1200 adds to the number of printer models with Apple AirPrint support, and issued a new press release listing models that support it.  We've also included that press release below.

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PRINT MORE MEMORIES PORTABLY WITH THE new SELPHY CP1200 WIRELESS COMPACT PHOTO PRINTER from Canon U.S..A.

New Optional Direct-Attachable Battery with Increased Capacity and New Layout Options Further Enable Creative Photo Printing On-the-Go


MELVILLE, N.Y., January 5, 2016 - Evolving the expedient and versatile print experience made possible by Canon SELPHY printers, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the SELPHY CP1200 Wireless1 Compact Photo Printer. This freshly redesigned, on-the-go printer features an optional direct-attachable battery, Wi-Fi® button, and the ability to print more memories than ever before.


Ideal for those who live a mobile lifestyle and love to capture memories in real time, the convenient and easy-to-use SELPHY CP1200 printer offers increased portability with its optional direct-attachable battery, which is sold separately and has the capacity to print 54 photos per charge, increased from 36 images in previous models. Additionally, the printer's Wi-Fi® button simplifies the overall printing process with more intuitive operation.


The printer is packed with crafty features that aid in creating and gifting keepsakes, mementos and souvenirs. With card-size printing options, users can create pass cases, messages, decorated albums, and more with the option of adding white or black borders to the layout. Users also have the ability to print postage stamp size sheets, featuring eight thumbnails or a combination of images. Other popular functionality, such as borderless printing and image optimization, can be used through adjustment on the printer itself or via a compatible mobile or tablet device2, 4 for ease of use. Furthermore, the printer is designed to provide accurate color reproduction, thanks to the use of dye sublimation technology, and also provides a water-resistant coating that will help photos last up to 100 years3.


"The updated wireless and inventive feature sets enhance the flexibility and portability that SELPHY printer users love," said Yuichi Ishizuka, president and COO, Canon U.S.A., Inc. "Canon believes that ease of use and creative availability should go hand-in-hand with high-quality photo printing, so we are excited to offer a greater level of editing functionality and print options."


Additionally, the SELPHY CP1200 printer utilizes a variety of connection preferences, including SD card, Wi-Fi®, USB memory and USB cords to work in almost any environment. Like its predecessor, it delivers easy-to-use connectivity providing users the ability to directly connect to a Wi-Fi network without the use of drivers to speedily print their favorite images from their camera roll straight through the Canon PRINT App4.


The estimated selling price of the SELPHY CP1200 Wireless Compact Photo Printer is $105.99 (MSRP)5, and it is available in black and white.


For more information and the full list of product specifications, visit: http://www.usa.canon.com.


About Canon U.S.A., Inc.

Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions to the United States and to Latin America and the Caribbean (excluding Mexico) markets. With approximately $31 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranked third overall in U.S. patents granted in 2014† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies in 2015. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based consumer service and support for all of the products it distributes. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. In 2014, the Canon Americas Headquarters secured LEED® Gold certification, a recognition for the design, construction, operations and maintenance of high-performance green buildings. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company's RSS news feed by visiting www.usa.canon.com/rss and follow us on Twitter @CanonUSA. For media inquiries, please contact pr@cusa.canon.com.

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Availability and specifications are subject to change without notice.


1 Wireless printing requires a working network with wireless 802.11 b/g/n capability. Wireless performance may vary based on terrain and distance between the printer and wireless network clients.


2 Requires an Internet connection and the Canon Easy-PhotoPrint for iPhone app, available for free on the App Store, Canon Easy-PhotoPrint for Android app available for free on Google Play, or Canon Easy-PhotoPrint for Windows RT, available for free in the Windows Store. Compatible with iPhone® 3G or later, iPad®, iPad mini™, iPad Air™, iPod touch®, Android devices running Android OS 1.6 or later, and Windows RT device s.


3Based on accelerated dark storage testing by Canon under controlled lighting, temperature and humidity conditions. Canon cannot guarantee the longevity of prints; results may vary depending on printed image, display/storage conditions and environmental factors.


4 Requires an Internet connection and the Canon PRINT Inkjet/SELPHY app, available for free on the App Store and at Google Play™. Compatible with iOS 7.0 or later devices, and Android™ mobile devices running Android 2.3.3 or later. User must register printer with Canon PRINT and be a registered member of the compatible online Cloud service(s) user chooses to access through Canon PRINT and is subject to the terms and conditions of those services. Certain functions (scanning and printing locally stored photos/documents) require your device to be connected to the same working network with wireless 802.11 b/g/n capability as your printer. A printer connected to the USB port of your Mac, PC, AirPort® Base station, or Time Capsule® is not supported.


5Pricing is subject to change at any time without notice; prices are set by individual dealers and may vary.


AirPort, iPhone, iPad, iPad mini, iPad Air, iPad touch, Mac and Time Capsule are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.  App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc. iOS is a trademark or registered trademark of Cisco in the U.S. and other countries, and is used under license. Android and Google Play are trademarks of Google Inc. Wi-Fi is a registered trademark of the Wi-Fi Alliance.  All other referenced product names, and other marks, are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.


CANON U.S.A. ANNOUNCES AIRPRINT SUPPORT FOR NEW SELPHY CP1200 WIRELESS COMPACT PHOTO PRINTER
 
AirPrint Compatibility Delivers Seamless, Convenient Mobile Printing From iPhone, iPad & iPod touch


MELVILLE, N.Y., January 5, 2015 - Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, announced today that the new SELPHY CP1200 Wireless1 Compact Photo Printer now supports Apple AirPrint wireless technology. AirPrint 2 allows users to seamlessly print photos, email, web pages and documents wirelessly from iPhone, iPad and iPod touch® mobile digital devices, without downloading or installing any device drivers.


In addition to this model, other recent PIXMA printer models now compatible with AirPrint wireless technology include the following:

  • PIXMA MG7720 Wireless1 Inkjet All-In-One Printer

  • PIXMA MG6820 Wireless1 Inkjet All-In-One Printer

  • PIXMA MG6821 Wireless1 Inkjet All-In-One Printer

  • PIXMA MG6822 Wireless1 Inkjet All-In-One Printer

  • PIXMA MG5720 Wireless1 Inkjet All-In-One Printer

  • PIXMA MG5721 Wireless1 Inkjet All-In-One Printer

  • PIXMA MG5722 Wireless1 Inkjet All-In-One Printer

  • PIXMA MG3620 Wireless1 Inkjet All-In-One Printer


For a full list of all the printers from the Canon Printers that support AirPrint wireless technology, please visit www.usa.canon.com/AirPrint.
 

About Canon U.S.A., Inc.
Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions to the United States and to Latin America and the Caribbean (excluding Mexico) markets. With approximately $36 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranked third overall in U.S. patents granted in 2013† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies in 2014. In 2014, Canon U.S.A. received the PCMag.com Readers' Choice Award for Service and Reliability in the digital camera and printer categories for the 11th consecutive year. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based consumer service and support for all of the products it distributes. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. In 2014, the Canon Americas Headquarters secured LEED® Gold certification, a recognition for the design, construction, operations and maintenance of high-performance green buildings. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company's RSS news feed by visiting www.usa.canon.com/rss and follow us on Twitter @CanonUSA.



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† Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and Trademark Office.
 
Apple, AirPort, iPad, iPhone, iPod touch and Time Capsule are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.  AirPrint is a trademark of Apple Inc.  iOS is a registered trademark of Cisco in the U.S. and other countries, and is used under license.  All referenced product names, and other marks, are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.
 
Availability and specifications of all products are subject to change without notice.

 
1Wireless printing requires a working network with wireless 802.11b/g or 802.11n capability. Wireless performance may vary based on terrain and distance between the printer and wireless network clients.
 
2 AirPrint functionality requires an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch device running iOS 4.2 (or later), and an AirPrint-enabled printer connected to the same network as your iOS device.