Excellent print quality, Portable
Fully charged battery can print up to 100 photos. Estimated 200year print life when photos are stored in an album. Relatively low 25cent cost per print.
Easy to use, Cheap ink and paper packs.
Easy to use; affordable ink and paper packs.
Competitive pricing for printer and consumables; superb photo output; easy to set up, use
Fast. Low price per photo. High-quality 4- by 6-inch output. Long-lived photos.
Battery not included, Bluetooth optional, Limited onboard photo editing
Can’t print from USB flash drives. Needs pricey battery and bag to be truly “portable.” Can only print up to 4×6inch size.
Print speeds are on the slow side.
Supports 4x6-inch photos only, not 5x7; few feature improvements over previous models
Can't print from USB memory keys. Relatively big and heavy.
By About.com on November 22, 2010
Portable and easy to use, the Epson PictureMate Charm portable photo printer also puts out some fantastic photo prints. There are some basic on-board photo-editing functions, though a somewhat clunky interface makes them a bit hard to find and...70
By Wired on August 26, 2010
Along with your lunch, you might want to consider bringing Epson’s lunch pail-style photo printer, the PictureMate Charm, the next time you decide to work off campus. This portable print machine churns out surprisingly good photos that will likely...60
By PrinterComparison on February 04, 2010
I found the Epson PictureMate Charm to be a simple, easy to use photo printer that printed lab quality photos in less than a minute anywhere I could find a power outlet. Cartridges can be a bit pricey at $37.99 but that includes ink and paper for up...90
By PCWorld on January 25, 2010
Slower than its Epson cousins but also a little cheaper, the Charm is a good choice for a basic photo printer....70
By SmartComputing on December 18, 2009
With the proliferation of online and local photomats that make it easy to print your digital photos, buying a photo printer isn’t the no-brainer it used to be. It’s not always about the lowest cost per print anymore, it’s about convenience, control,...-
By Macworld on December 06, 2009
Snapshot printers make for an attractive holiday present. Both Epson’s PictureMate Charm PM 225 and HP’s Photosmart A646 cost roughly the same, but which would better suit your needs? People who read this also read: Recent Digital Photo Posts Video:...-
By Macworld on December 01, 2009
The Epson PictureMate Charm PM 225 is not as versatile as other snapshot-printer contenders, but it functions well at what it does. Its also cheap to buy and refill, which is a trade-off worth considering....70
By SmartComputing on November 19, 2009
Sometimes, you snap a photo that’s so great you want it right now. Not one week from now as you wait for an online photo service to snail mail you your prints. Not later that evening when you get home and upload the photos to your computer. Not...-
By Computer Shopper on November 01, 2009
The best compact photo printer we've seen, the Charm lives up to its name. It's simple to operate, and the picture quality is exceptional....87
By PC Mag on October 28, 2009
Like earlier PictureMates, the Epson PictureMate Charm delivers fast speed and a low cost per photo, but with even higher-quality output than the previous...90