Fujifilm just announced the highly anticipated Instax Link Wde smartphone printer – the latest in the Instax line of instant printing devices.
It is designed to complement the successful Instax Mini Link smartphone printer that was introduced in 2019, but this new model allows images to be printed in a larger format.
The wide link Creates large, high-quality instant prints from the photo roll on a smartphone via the free Instax Link Wide app by connecting to the printer via bluetooth.
The app gives you a variety of fun and creative features and Bluetooth makes for a fast and seamless connection – we’ve certainly never had a problem with the Instax Mini app.
In addition to smartphone compatibility, Link Wide is also compatible with the Fujifiilm X-S10 digital camera, allowing mirrorless photographers to send their images directly from the camera to the Link Wide printer.
The lightweight, portable Link Wide transfers an image and starts printing in approximately 12 seconds, supports continuous printing, and is capable of generating approximately 100 Instax instant prints per battery charge.
The Link Wide offers two printing modes; Instax Rich, emphasizing deep, warm colors, and Instax Natural, which emphasizes the tones inherent in the image.
The Link Wide app has been designed for easy use with a variety of useful image printing options, editing tools including cropping, around 30 filters, paste capabilities, adding text to the printed image, as well as in-app stickers and frame templates. .
Additional features of the app include:
- Sketch, Edit & Print – import sketches and handwritten text, add them to photos, add sticker icons, and print.
- Print photos from videos – select a frame from a video and print it.
- QR printing mode: add a QR code to scan with a Smartphone to your photo, with the possibility of:
- Record sound
- Link to a website
- Mark your location on the print
- Record a hidden message
The new Instax Wide Black instant film also accompanies the launch of Link Wide, a new contrast to the traditional white border look.
The Instax Link Wide smartphone printer comes in two colors, Ash White and Mocha Gray, and is available for pre-order now for £ 129.99.
The Instax Wide Black Instant Film will be available for purchase in late October 2021 for a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of £ 9.99.