HP announces World’s First Web-connected Home Printer


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HP today unveiled the world’s first web-connected home printer: The HP Photosmart Premium with TouchSmart Web. The HP Photosmart Premium with TouchSmart Web has an extra-large 4.33-inch touchscreen – the largest LCD touchscreen of any all-in-one inkjet printer on the market. The versatile HP Photosmart Premium with TouchSmart Web prints, faxes, copies and scans – producing laser-quality text documents and lab-quality photos – making it ideal for multitasking households. With a full range of wired and wireless connectivity options, the printer provides the flexibility to print directly from Wi-Fi-enabled PCs, Bluetooth -enabled devices, the Apple iPhone and the Apple iPod touch using HP iPrint Photo.


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Designed for the digital generation and connected households, the HP Photosmart Premium with TouchSmart Web features an entirely new web-based printing platform with HP applications. Similar to other Internet-connected devices, these apps, which are viewable on an extra-large, intuitive-to-use TouchSmart panel, allow people to connect instantly with fun, informative and personal content.The HP Photosmart Premium with TouchSmart Web will connect directly to a user’s Snapfish account to view, print and upload photos. Expected to be available this fall, the HP Photosmart Premium with TouchSmart Web will retail in the United States for a target street price of $399.