Monday, 29 October 2012 00:00
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Wireless printer arrives Nigeria

A groundbreaking technology was last week unveiled to technology savvy Nigerians by Hewlett Parkard (HP). It was the launch of its wireless enabled printer.

The printer, HP Deskjet Ink Advantage 3525 and 5525 e-All-in-One printers, which offer HP wireless direct printing that allow users to easily print from wireless-enabled mobile devices without a network or router was one of the range of printers that was presented to the Nigeria technology industry players by the company.

While announcing the launch of the expanded portfolio of HP Deskjet Ink Advantage printers with six new printers that offer more choices for affordable, IWS Product Manager, West, East and Southern Africa, Printing and Personal Systems Group, Janet Thiong’o, said that the latest HP-quality printing, including first-to-market technologies such as wireless direct printing that does not require a network.

According to her, with the new Ink Advantage printing systems, HP is making quality printing more affordable for home users and micro-business customers, enabling them to print up to two times the amount of pages for the same cost.

She revealed that the HP Deskjet Ink Advantage 2515 All-in-One printer now comes with an intuitive graphic display for easy printing, scanning and copying, while delivering high-quality prints at low running costs

Another of the new printer, the HP Deskjet Ink Advantage 4615 All-in-One and 4625 e-All-in-One printers allow users to print, scan, copy and fax, and save up to 40 per cent on energy consumption with Scheduled on/off, while another the HP Deskjet Ink Advantage 3515 e-All-in-One produces brilliant borderless documents and photos, plus eye-catching flyers and more at home.

“HP has an unrivalled track record of bringing industry-leading innovation and choice to our customers. Our growing HP Deskjet Ink Advantage portfolio will offer more affordable choices that allow our customers to print more at a lower cost, without sacrificing quality or reliability,” she said.

She said that HP introduced the Ink Advantage series to enable customers to print up to two times the amount of pages for the same cost saying that HP will  offer the most extensive line-up in  Nigeria  noting that the  HP’s new line-up of Deskjet Ink Advantage printers are enhanced with more features and faster print speeds than predecessors, while offering different price-points to address customers’ varying needs.

Describing the new range of printers as first-to-market technologies, Thiong’o the new HP Deskjet Ink Advantage 3525, 3515 and 5525 e-All-in-One printers come with first-to-market features that grow HP’s lead in addressing customers’ growing mobile and digital needs by allowing them to easily print from any wireless-enabled mobile devices without a network or router through HP wireless direct printing and Print from virtually anywhere with HP ePrint.

She further said that the HP Deskjet Ink Advantage 5525 e-All-in-One printer also allows for direct scanning to emails without a PC  stressing that HP is unveiling six new Deskjet Ink Advantage printers to offer more choices for affordable printing.

She explained that the HP Deskjet Ink Advantage 2515 All-in-One printer is ideal for home-users who want a compact and affordable device stating that “users can easily print, scan and copy documents and photos from the intuitive icon display and customise images or text with the reduce/enlarge buttons. Students can also take advantage of affordable, borderless prints in HP-quality to create impressive assignments and projects”. 

She also said that the HP Deskjet Ink Advantage 4615 All-in-One, 4625 e-All-in-One printers are ideal for business users looking for a versatile product with print, scan, copy, and fax functions, while producing outstanding documents at a low cost.

“With the HP Deskjet Ink Advantage 4625 e-All-in-One printer, home and small offices can easily print while away from the device with HP ePrint and share resources with wireless networking.

“The exceptional reliability offered by HP Deskjet Ink Advantage printers also allows users to reduce the cost of printer damage and reprints from messy leaks, spills and clogged cartridges with the use of alternatives”, she said.