The HP Sprocket And Polaroid Zip Printer are portable photo printers which are very similar. Similar in size to an external HD, the devices does not use ink to print photos on time on special paper.
Its just simple as turning on Bluetooth and connecting via phone and get digital photos anywhere anytime in less than a minute.
Below are the comparison HP Sprocket and Polaroid Zip printers with features. Which will help you to select which one to buy.
Design and Usability
This both printers are almost identical in size, with a slight portability advantage Polaroid Zip Printer, which is a smaller bit at the time. Although, Polaroid can be carried out in smaller pockets. But, on the other hand , it is heavier than HP Sprocket : 186g vs 172g of HP Sprocket.
It is very easy to use as both the company has its free app from play store. It also allows you to edit before sending to print the photos.
Compatibility and connections
HP Sprocket And Polaroid apps work on iPhone (iOS) and Android phones. Polaroid’s Zip Printer wins in connectivity because it is the only one of the NFC- equipped pair , which allows quick-to-touch pairing with a compatible smartphone. The speed of data transmission itself, however, is given by Bluetooth 3.0, even standard in the HP model – currently, modern phones already have Bluetooth 5.0 .
Impression quality and yield
Price and value for money
The Polaroid Zip Printer is sold online for About 900$. And recently released HP Sprocket can be found for a lesser price for less than 800$ in stores in internet. For the special papers cost around 50$ for both printers.
By keeping in mind the functions and features are same the difference in value in favor of HP Sprocket ends up making the HP release more suitable for printing photos anywhere.
Printer specifications HP Sprocket x Polaroid Zip Printer
|HP Sprocket||Polaroid Zip Printer|
|Price in Brazil||$ 800||$ 900|
|Print Mode||No ink||No ink|
|Paper||Zink paper 2×3 inch sticker||Zink paper 2×3 inch sticker|
|Connectivity||Bluetooth 3.0||Bluetooth 3.0 and NFC|
|Compatibility||Android and iOS||Android and iOS|
|Drums||500 mAh||500 mAh|
|Dimensions||75 x 230 x 11.6 mm||74 x 120 x 22.8 mm|
|Weight||172 g||186 g|