FUJIFILM North America Corporation announces the highly anticipated launch of its INSTAX Link Wide ?? Smartphone printer (Link Wide), the latest in the INSTAX range of instant printing devices. Designed to complement the success of the INSTAX Mini Link ?? The smartphone printer launched in 2019, Link Wide creates the ability to print large format images on INSTAX Wide instant film, a first for the brand’s smartphone printer category.
?? This product came to life in part because of huge positive feedback from our INSTAX community, ?? said Manny Almeida, Division President, Imaging Division, FUJIFILM North America Corporation. ?? After taking advantage of all the image printing capabilities available from their INSTAX Mini Link smartphone printers, many of our consumers enthusiastically contacted an INSTAX Wide photo printing option, in order to print their smartphone or digital camera images on a larger climb. With its updated features and ease of use, we are confident that Link Wide will delight our consumer base while also satisfying their desire for a wide option to print their images.
Link Wide creates large, high-quality INSTAX instant prints from the roll of photos on a smartphone via the free INSTAX Link Wide app (required for full functionality)* 1, connection with the printer via Bluetooth* 2. The app provides users with a variety of fun and creative features and options for printing images from their smartphone, and Bluetooth enables fast and seamless transfer from phone to Link Wide printer. In addition to smartphone compatibility, Link Wide is also compatible with the FUJIFILM X-S10 mirrorless digital camera, allowing photographers to send their images directly from the camera to the Link Wide printer.
The main features of Link Wide include:
Lightweight design engineered for portability and speed
Exceeding the features offered by other Smartphone printers in its class, the lightweight and portable Link Wide transfers an image and starts printing in approximately 12 seconds, supports continuous printing and is capable of generating approximately 100 instant prints INSTAX by battery charge. Link Wide offers two printing modes; INSTAX Rich, emphasizing deep, warm colors, and INSTAX Natural, which emphasizes the tones inherent in the image.
Dedicated Link Wide app designed for intuitive use
The Link Wide app has been designed to be easy to use with a variety of useful image printing options. The app offers editing tools including cropping, around 30 filters, collage capabilities, adding text to the printed image, as well as digital stickers and frame templates. Additional features of the app include:
● Sketch, edit and print ?? import sketches and handwritten text, add them to photos, add sticker icons and print.
● Printing photos from videos ?? select an image in a video and print it.
● QR printing mode: add a QR code to scan with a Smartphone to your photo, with the possibility of:
– Link to a website
-Tag your location on the print
-Save a hidden message
New variety of films available
The new INSTAX Wide Black instant film also accompanies the launch of Link Wide, a new contrast to the traditional white border look. The sleek black border provides a stark contrast to the printed images. INSTAX Wide Black Instant Film will be available as a single pack with 10 exposures.
Pricing and availability
The INSTAX Link Wide Smartphone Printer is available in two colors, Ash White and Mocha Gray, and is expected to be available for purchase in late October 2021 for a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of US $ 149.95 and $ 189.99. THAT. The INSTAX Wide Black Instant Film will be available for purchase in late October 2021 for a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of US $ 21.99 and CA $ 14.99.
For more information on Link Wide, visit https://www.instaxus.com/products/instax-link-wide/.
* 1: A free application compatible with Android phones and iPhones. It can be downloaded from Google Play for Android phones and from the App Store for iPhones. Android and Google Play are trademarks or registered trademarks of Google Inc. iPhone and App Store are trademarks of Apple Inc.
* 2: The Bluetooth® word mark and logo are registered trademarks of Bluetooth SIG, Inc., used under license.
FUJIFILM North America Corporation, a marketing subsidiary of FUJIFILM Holdings America Corporation, consists of five operating divisions and one subsidiary. The Imaging division provides consumer and commercial photographic products and services, including: photographic paper; digital printing equipment, as well as service and support; personalized photo products; movie; single use cameras; and the popular line of INSTAX® instant cameras and accessories. The Electronic Imaging division markets consumer digital cameras, lenses and content creation solutions, and the Graphic Systems division provides products and services to the graphic printing industry. The Optical Devices division provides optical lenses for the broadcast, cinematography, CCTV, videography and industrial markets, and also markets binoculars and other optical imaging solutions. The Industrial and Corporate New Business Development division offers new products derived from Fujifilm technologies. FUJIFILM Canada Inc. sells and markets a line of FUJIFILM products and services in Canada.
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FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation, Tokyo, Japan, brings cutting-edge solutions to a wide range of global industries by leveraging its in-depth knowledge and foundational technologies developed in its relentless pursuit of innovation. Its proprietary core technologies contribute to various fields including healthcare, highly functional materials, document solutions and imaging products. These products and services are based on its broad portfolio of chemical, mechanical, optical, electronic and imaging technologies. For the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021, the company achieved worldwide revenue of $ 21 billion, at an exchange rate of 106 yen to the dollar. Fujifilm is committed to responsible stewardship of the environment and good corporate citizenship. For more information, please visit: https://www.fujifilmholdings.com
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