HP Photosmart 385

HP Photosmart 385 is a Compact Photo Printer features Resolutions up to 1,200 x 1,200 dpi black, 4,800 x 1,200 dpi optimized color; Photo print speed As fast as 60 sec; 2.5-in LCD (color graphics); CompactFlash Type I and II, Magic Gate, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, Secure Digital/MultiMediaCard, SmartMedia, xD-Picture Card; 1 USB port and 4 memory card slots; 32 MB standard memory. The HP Photosmart 385 measures 8.7 x 4.6 x 4.5 in (W x D x H) and weighs 2.6 lb.

Overall Rating: ★★★★½

Expert Reviews

HP Photosmart 385 Reviews

Ephotozine reviews the HP Photosmart 385 and writes;
“Photo print quality is excellent, using the HP 343 Tri-Colour Inkjet Print Cartridge with HP Vivera Inks providing vivid, long lasting true-to-life colour that will resist fading for generations. Budding photographers wanting to experiment black and white prints can swap the tri-colour cartridge with the optional HP 100 Grey Photo Inkjet Print Cartridge to produce black and white photos comparable with studio-developed prints.”
rating: N/A

PCWorld reviews the HP Photosmart 385 and writes;
“It also did a very good job on our standard Macworld test print, displaying sharp details and accurate colors. Even black and white photos looked very good, showing fairly neutral grays, even though the printer does not have black ink.”
Rating: ★★★★☆

Pocket-lint reviews the HP Photosmart 385 and writes;
“Print quality was very good and like previous models we’ve tested, as good as you would get from most professional labs. HP has also made the 385 compatible with its new Grey ink cartridge meaning you can print true black and white images rather than four colour black images.”
Rating: ★★★★½


HP Photosmart 385 Brochure & User Guide

- HP Photosmart 385 User Guide

Features & Specifications

HP Photosmart 385 Features

From the Manufacturer Trust your memories to HP, a proven leader in printing technology. Easily edit photos without a PC—add fun borders, crop, and zoom using a 2.5-inch color display that flips up for easy viewing. Get all your 4-by-6-inch prints from one stylish little printer that weighs less than 3 pounds and is easy to grab with one hand. Take it to parties or on vacation to make prints where and when you’d like. An optional battery lets you print up to 75 photos per charge.1 Print directly from memory cards, PictBridge-enabled cameras, or even camera phones, using an optional HP Bluetooth Wireless Printer Adapter.2

Print beautiful, crisp photos every time with automatic red-eye removal, brightness and sharpness adjustments and more. Add creative touches using a variety of color effects—choose vibrant color, black-and-black-and-white or antique right from the front panel, no need for a PC. Print 4-by-12-inch panorama shots, stickers, action sequences from video clips and 4-by-6-inch adhesive photos for scrapbooking.


* The unit is compact and ultra-light for printing fun photos and stickers almost anywhere.
* Share photos on the spot at parties, reunions or during trips with printing as fast as 60 seconds
* This stylish, compact printer folds up to save space and complements any room in your home.
* Get truly portable printing using an optional rechargeable battery, for up to 75 prints per charge.
* Print fun stickers 16 to a page and regular photos at 4×6 or 4×12 panorama—without a PC
* Print your perfect true-to-life, long-lasting color or black-and-black-and-white photos.
* Vibrant photos are water and smudge resistant with HP Vivera Inks and HP Advanced Photo Paper
* Automatically remove red-eye and enhance detail in dark photo areas using HP Real Life technologies.
* Make memories last. Print true-to-life photos that resist fading for generations.
* Print artistic and vintage black-and-white photos with an optional HP gray photo inkjet cartridge.

What’s in the Box
HP 385 printer, power cable, HP 95 tri-color ink cartridge, setup poster, user’s guide, CD-ROM, warranty and registration card; printer cable not included

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