Polaroid PoGo Camera and Mobile Printer: instant print, everywhere you are, anytime!

People are still lamenting the passing of Polaroid Instant Film into history, but thanks to technology featured in its tiny Polaroid PoGo Instant Mobile Printer launched in 2008, the company is offering a new shoot-and-print option: the Polaroid CZA-05300B PoGo Instant Digital Camera.

The camera, which has a certain retro boxiness to it, is pretty big in comparison to most point-and-shoots with its camera specs. The 7-megapixel camera/printer measures 4.7 inches wide by 3 inches high by 1.3 inches deep and weighs 10 ounces–without paper, battery, or SD card. Keep in mind though: the original instant-print cameras didn’t fit in a coat pocket, but this one does!
There’s a 3-inch LCD on back and controls are simple; there’s even a 4X digital zoom that overcomes the lack of an optical zoom, due to space constraints.

The Polaroid CZA-05300B PoGo Instant Digital Camera uses Polaroid’s Zink (zero ink) 2-by-3-inch paper.

ZINK stands for Zero Ink – a new and simpler approach to printing where high quality, colorful, durable and affordable prints are magically created — all without a drop of ink. The ZINK Technology, invented by ZINK Imaging, encompasses both the ZINK Paper and the intelligence embedded in every ZINK-enabled device. Over 100 patents and patents pending were generated in the development of this breakthrough technology.

The heart of this new “ZINK” category of printing is the ZINK Paper. The patented ZINK Paper is an advanced composite material with embedded yellow, magenta and cyan dye crystals, activated with 200 million heat pulses, in 30 seconds, in a single pass. With 100 billion crystals in a 2 x 3-inch print, the paper is 100-percent inkless. A ZINK-enabled printer uses heat to activate and colorize these crystals. Because there is no ink, every ZINK-enabled device has the unique benefits of being small, simple, elegant, and eco-friendly.

Polaroid is leveraging the ZINK Technology to bring a new family of digital instant products to the marketplace. The Polaroid Digital Instant Mobile Photo Printer is the first ZINK-enabled device available.

The LCD simply pops up, you insert a deck of 10 sheets, and you’re ready to go.

Shoot something you want to print & share? Hit the Print button on back, pick the photo, and press OK.

In less than a minute you have a print, it’s that simple!

Get the Polaroid CZA-05300B PoGo Instant Digital Camera now! It’s available for US $239.99!

If you just need a mobile printer that’s so easy to use and to carry around look no further than the Polaroid CZA-10011B PoGo Instant Mobile Printer!

The same technology of the PoGo Instant Digital Camera in an even smaller package! The Polaroid printer can do magic for your digital camera or camera phone, see how!

With a Camera Phone: The Polaroid CZA-10011B PoGo Printer is the easiest way to print photos from a camera phone. Wirelessly transfer images from a Bluetooth-enabled camera phone to the Mobile Printer and print instantly. Using the built-in OBEX (object exchange profile) Bluetooth in the phone and the printer, connecting and printing becomes instant.

With a Digital Camera: Instantly printing images from a digital camera is as easy as connecting the USB cable to the PictBridge-enabled camera and printer. Once connected, follow the PictBridge screen on the camera display. Simply select what image to send to the printer and within 60 seconds, the print is ready to be shared.

The Polaroid CZA-10011B PoGo Printer is available now for just US $41.95 – so you can save up to 16%!).

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