Instant smartphone printersInstant printers are the new Polaroids. Check out these top 3 that connect to your smartphone, giving you a paper print out in minutes.
Instant printers are the new Polaroids. Select your printer with your smartphone, and get a paper copy of any photo within minutes. These printers are small, sometimes pocket-sized, and are priced from 100 to 200 bucks. If you're looking for speed, grab the Fujifilm Instax. [INAUDIBLE] A printer that delivers photos in as little as 20 seconds. Plus you'll be taken back to the 80s with a nostalgic Polaroid-style prints the size of a credit card. Most compact design. Design goes to the Polaroid Zip. It's the newest of the bunch, boasting a small size, easy to use apps, and a modern design. It connects to your phone with bluetooth or NFC and includes a rechargeable battery. The zip prints on zinc paper which uses heat reaction technology to produce photos without any ink. But if cost and quality are your goals, there's the Canon Selphy. Choose between four by six paper or card-size prints and watch as the printer layers four colors to compile your photo. [MUSIC] The Selphy's prints average to 33 cents a photo. Compare that to 48 cents for the Zip, and 87 cents with the Instax. Plus, there's an SD card slot, a USB port, and a mini USB port, so you can print from almost any device. For the full comparison, head on over to cnet.com and send me your own tips. I'm @sharonprofis.