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alaScore 80

76 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 76 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the performance and size. The usability and value for money are also appreciated.

design, value for money, usability, size, performance

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Canon SELPHY ES1 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

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Canon Selphy ES1


This compact photo printer produces quality photos, but it's not all that quick about it.

Bright, colorful photos ; Sleek, compact design ; Optional Bluetooth adapter and battery

Slow print speed ; Printing sometimes misaligns photos

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Canon Selphy ES1


Instead of the usual box-like design, the Canon Selphy ES1 compact dye sublimation photo printer is a silver tower that stands almost 8 inches high, with the controls, including a 2.5-inch LCD screen, on the top. At $249, the ES1 is a little more...

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Canon Selphy ES1


The Canon Selphy ES1 takes dye sub printers to the next level of convenience.

The Canon Selphy ES1 takes dye sub printers to the next level of convenience. The combined ink/paper cartridge is very easy to install and takes the guesswork and annoyance out of loading those plastic paper cartridges that come with most dye sub...


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Canon SELPHY ES-1 Photo Printer


Thanks to Canon's SELPHY ES-1, anyone can conveniently print those captivating photos anytime, anywhere.

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Canon defines a new standard for compact photo printing with the launch of the Canon SELPHY ES1. Based around the concept of stress-free printing, the new flagship of the SELPHY range supports new all-in-one ink and media cassettes, 50-sheet capacity...

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Amazon review summary for Canon SELPHY ES1


alaTest has collected and analyzed 49 user reviews of Canon SELPHY ES1 from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.5/5 for other Printers on

usability, value for money, design, size, build quality

84% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Fast Shipping


works great

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Media and ink are conveniently integrated in one Easy Photo Pack for easy replacement between different media types, such as postcards (colour and black & white). Print up to 50 postcard size colour photos without changing the cartridge. Print photos...

Easy Photo Pack


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Canon Selphy Es1 thumbs up!


Since i had my canon sd1100 camera with me, how awesome it is to have this Canon Selphy Es1 wherein you can print your most valuable picture anytime you want. This handy printer comes along with it photo paper and the ink printer, the two i've mention...

so good


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Selphy ES1


Them with his friends. WHY IS CANON SELPHY ES1 PERFECT FOR YOU? 1. It's brand is reliable. CANON is a trusted name . It is one of the world leader in digital imaging products. You are guaranteed that the product you bought is one of the best in the...

User friendly, very clear prints, not so expensive, fast printing per photo,

Nothing that I saw

Product Specifications

With one-touch operation, integrated ink and media and a 50-sheet capacity, the stylish SELPHY ES1 makes photo printing a pleasure. Enjoy outstanding quality and a host of creative options. A compact vertical design allows the SELPHY ES1 to be stored and operated in tight spaces without taking up valuable desk space. The retractable USB cable can never be lost and a convenient carry handle makes printing truly portable. The printer's dedicated DIGIC II image processor delivers ultra-precise print head control for superior output quality. Images are automatically optimized within the printer to adjust qualities like brightness and contrast. When printing from a memory card, red eye can also be corrected. The large, tilting LCD can be used to edit and review photos in detail before printing. And getting photos onto the screen is as easy as viewing them - simply connect your digital camera or camcorder via the built-in retractable USB cable or insert your camera's memory card into one of the card slots available.


Consumable Type:Print ribbon cassette and paper kit

Dimensions & Weight



Consumable Subcategory:Printing kits
Printer Consumable Class:Consumables and kits
Technology:Dye sublimation


Compatibility:Mac / PC/PC
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Canon Easy Photo Pack/Canon SELPHY


Category of Accessory:Printing consumables / Printing media
Microsoft Certification:Compatible with Windows 7


Type: None


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Connectivity Technology:Wired / Wireless
Interface:Infrared / USB
Max H-Resolution Color:300dpi
Max Media Size (Standard):3.95 in x 5.83 in
Max Printing Speed:0.9prints/min
Max V-Resolution Color:600dpi
Media Type:Photo paper / Photo postcard paper / Photo stickers
Output Type:Color
Technology:Dye sublimation
Type:Compact photo printer


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System Requirements

OS Required:Apple MacOS X 10.2 - 10.4.x / Microsoft Windows 2000 / XP