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Canon Selphy CP770

alaTest has collected and analyzed 107 reviews of Canon Selphy CP770. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Comments about the noise and performance are on the whole positive. The design and price are also appreciated, but many are less positive about the reliability.

usability, price, design, performance, noise


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Canon Selphy CP770 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 58 user reviews of Canon Selphy CP770 from The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.7/5 for other Printers on Opinions about the noise and design are on the whole positive. The performance and price also get good comments, whereas some have doubts about the reliability.

usability, price, performance, design, noise


86% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon SELPHY CP770 Compact Photo Printer (3058B001)Canon SELPHY CP770 Compact Photo Printer (3058B001)

Oct, 2017

Expert review by: Melissa Riofrio (

Selphy CP770


Canon's bucket-shaped Selphy CP770 looks like something you'd fill with sand--but don't! This self-contained snapshot printer is cute and easy to tote, which makes up somewhat for other shortcomings.

Cute, self-contained design Inexpensive

Costly, complex consumables Slow; yellowish images

The chief reason to buy the Selphy CP770 is for the fun factor. Though the dye-sublimation technology produces a decent print, it's too slow and plastic-intensive for me to recommend over other kinds of printing

Oct, 2008

Expert review by: Justin Yu (

Canon Selphy CP770 review


Editors' note: The CP770 uses the exact same printing technology as the previously reviewed CP760, so the performance tests and an explanation of dye-sub technology have been duplicated in this review as a result.

Rapid prints; excellent photo quality; simple design.

Long paper path; wireless accessories not included; no index view; expensive; lacks extra features.

The Canon Selphy CP770 is a neat, little dye-sublimation printer that includes a bucket for easy travel, but the wireless accessories aren't included. If you're shopping for a convenient travel-friendly printer, check out the Canon Selphy CP760 that...

Jul, 2008

Expert review by: Jamie Bsales (

Canon Selphy CP770 Review and Ratings


The Canon Selphy CP770 isn't cheap, but it's a handy and easy way to get near-flawless photo prints at home or on the go.

Beautiful photo output ; Easy to use ; “bucket” case and optional battery make it truly portable

Pricey ; Images on LCD are small and fuzzy ; Higher cost per photo than online and in-store print services ; Included starter ink ribbon good for only five prints

Sep, 2008

Expert review by: Chris Holt (

Review: Canon Selphy CP770 portable photo printer


Sporting a clever bucket design that allows for easy packing of cords and extra media, Canon's Selphy CP770 is a streamlined portable photo printer with an optional battery that can print with or without being connected to a computer.

Before printing, you must remove the printer from its traveling bucket, which serves as a storage vessel, not a printer stand. You'll need a decent amount of room for the printer to work, as the area behind it must be kept clear in order for the paper...

Sep, 2008

Expert review by: Darren Quick (

Canon SELPHY CP770 portable printer


June 4, 2008 For happy snappers who want those photos printed NOW, Canon's compact SELPHY CP770 features a bucket-like carrier basket to store the paper and ink, along with a power cord, while the optional battery makes the printer completely portable...

To ensure image quality the SELPHY CP770 photo printer has a number of photo-correcting and quality features including automatic red eye correction and image optimization, which enhances background brightness and contrast. An ink sublimation process...

Jun, 2008

Expert review by: Gagan Gupta (

Canon Selphy CP770


To be really honest, the consumer level printer category I love to review, is the snapshot printer. While standard desktop inkjets have gotten redundant in their functioning and design, the snapshot printers are really going the extra mile to find a...

But then again snapshot printers were always about the novelty more than practicality. If you have kids in the house, who you love to photograph in their growing years; you'd probably appreciate the ease of use of this printer. Professional and...

Dec, 2008

Expert review by: Carrie-Ann Skinner (

Canon Selphy CP770


A printer that stands out.

Red-eye removal, sepia and black and white effects, good connectivity

Bluetooth connector not included

The Canon Selphy CP770 offers an excellent choice of connection and editing options and we couldn't fault it.

Aug, 2008

Expert review by: Chris Hall (

Canon Selphy CP770 compact photo printer


Canon has shifted focus to portability in the Selphy CP770, a photo printer that comes with a bucket. Is it for building sandcastles or after too many margaritas in the sun? We find out. Considering the whole package, the Selphy CP770 is a great...

Funky design, good storage, PictBridge, connection options, print quality with exceptions, simplicity

Bucket is only a storage device, screen quality poor, only get five prints in box, battery not included, colour bleed, prints a little dark

Considering the whole package, the Selphy CP770 is a great printer with a convenient storage solution built-in. We think the LCD screen could have been better quality, and given the space available on the top, could be a bigger size.

May, 2008

Expert review by: Carrie-Ann Skinner (

Canon Selphy CP770 review


With its striking yellow-and-white colour scheme, the Canon Selphy CP770 is a direct photo printer that really stands out.

The Canon Selphy CP770 offers an excellent choice of connection and editing options and we couldn't fault it.

Aug, 2008

Expert review by: Justin Yu (

Canon Selphy CP770


The Canon Selphy CP770 is a neat, little dye-sublimation printer that includes a bucket for easy travel, but the battery pack which would make it totally portable is not included.

Rapid prints ; Excellent photo quality ; Simple design

Long paper path ; Battery pack not included ; No index view ; Relatively expensive ; Lacks extra features

Service and support Canon includes a one-year warranty with the Selphy CP770, with toll-free phone and Web support available as well. The Canon website contains accessories, manual downloads, driver updates, and additional technical support.

Jul, 2008

Product Specifications

Sleek and sensational, the PowerShot A470 comes in four eye-catching colors that will get you noticed. Plus, it's got everything you need to make shooting fast and fun. There's the 7.1-megapixel resolution, a 3.4x optical zoom Lens, a large 2.5-inch LCD and a full range of performance features including enhanced Face Detection technology and a DIGIC III Image Processor to keep every image looking its best. Vertical Shooting has never been easier - just press the Print/Share button. It's that simple!

Audio Input



Battery Form Factor:Standard form factor
Supported Battery Form Factor:AA

Camera Flash

Red Eye Reduction: Yes
Type:Built-in flash

Digital Camera

Digital Camera Type:Compact
Supported Flash Memory:MultiMediaCard / MultiMediaCardplus / SD Memory Card / SDHC Memory Card

Digital Storage Media

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.5in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.4cm
Display Form Factor:Built-in
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Aquarium / Beach / Fireworks / Foliage / Indoor / Kids & pets / Macro / Night snapshot / Portrait mode / Snow / Sunset

Flash Memory

Form Factor:SD Memory Card
Storage Capacity:32MB


Compatibility:Mac / PC
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Canon PowerShot/Canon SELPHY

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/3.0-5.8
Max Focal Length:21.6mm
Min Focal Length:6.3mm
Optical Zoom:3.4
Type:Zoom lens


Microsoft Certification:Certified for Windows Vista/Works with Windows Vista
Vista Certification:Certified for Windows Vista/Works with Windows Vista


Type: None

Optical Sensor

Optical Sensor Size:1/2.5"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):10.2 mm ( 1/2.5 ) / 10.2 mm ( 1/2.5" )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Resolution:7.1Megapixel

Ports & interfaces

USB port: Yes
USB ports quantity:1


Connectivity Technology:Wired
Form Factor:Portable
Interface:Direct print USB / Infrared / USB
Max H-Resolution Color:300dpi
Max Media Size (Standard):4 in x 8 in
Max V-Resolution Color:300dpi
Media Type:Business cards / Photo paper / Photo postcard paper / Photo stickers
Output Type:Color
Technology:Dye sublimation
Type:Compact photo printer


Type: None

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

System Requirements

OS Required:Apple MacOS X 10.2.8 - 10.4.x / Apple MacOS X 10.5 / Microsoft Windows 2000 / XP / Microsoft Windows Vista

Video Input

Digital Video Format:AVI
Digital Zoom:4
Face Detection: Yes
ISO (Max):1600
Light Sensitivity:ISO 100 / ISO 1600 / ISO 200 / ISO 400 / ISO 80 / ISO 800 / ISO auto
Shooting Modes:Frame movie mode
Special Effects:Black & White / Neutral / Sepia / Vivid
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Digital camera


Viewfinder Type: None