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What's the best way to print pictures from my Sony Ericsson K800i?

I've just bought a Sony Ericsson K800i and it takes great photos, but what's the best and easiest way to print them out?

Matilda Komanovic

The K800i is a great camera phone and fortunately there are a variety of ways to print your pictures from it.

First off, you can try connecting the K800i to a PC via a USB cable, infrared or Bluetooth. You should have a USB cable in the box that came with the phone. Alternatively, if you want to use Bluetooth, you will need a Bluetooth-enabled computer or a Bluetooth USB dongle, and the same applies for infrared. Once you have uploaded your pictures on to your computer you can then print them out using a normal printer.

If this sounds like too much work, then the next option is to buy a Bluetooth printer. They cost from around £100 to £600 and let you send your pictures straight to them via Bluetooth, letting you print them directly from your phone without the need for a computer.

The final option is to take your K800i to a Kodak picture kiosk or similar machine (often found in pharmacies and camera shops) and send them via Bluetooth or infrared. You can then select the pictures you want, edit them, select picture size and print them out using the touchscreen interface. This is a great option if you don't have a computer or you don't want to splash out on a Bluetooth printer, although each individual print will be more expensive.