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Epson PictureMate Charm PM225 Compact Photo Printer

Epson PictureMate Charm PM225 Compact Photo Printer
alaScore 81

179 reviews

Oct, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 179 reviews from magazines and websites. Comments about the size and print quality are overall positive. The design and performance also get good feedback, whereas there are some mixed views about the value for money.

usability, performance, design, print quality, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Epson PictureMate Charm PM225 Compact Photo Printer is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Epson PictureMate Charm PM225 Compact Photo Printer from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.5/5 for other Printers on

design, reliability, usability, performance

67% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Epson PictureMate Charm PM225 Inkjet Photo Printer - Color - 37 Second Photo - 5760 x 1440 dpi - USB PictBridge

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Great little photo printer


Bought this printer for a Photo Booth to be used at a grad party. It did a great job for my use. I usually hate dedicated printers, but this is a good exception. Dye sub is much better quality than ink jet or laserAbout me... Photo enthusiast

perfect pictures, fast output

dose not work so well when you put the paper in backward :)

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Does not support mobile devices.


My review rating is based on reviews from other buyers. I did not use this printer. I purchased it based on an expectation that it supported mobile devices. This was based on a newspaper review article. The description in Best Buy (online) however does...

Does not support mobile devices


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Great Photo Printer


This is a great printer if all you want to do is make high quality 4x6 photo prints. Simple setup and easy to understand the controls, great results and quick printing.About me... Demand high print quality, Frequent user

Easy Setup, simple to use

Printer ink supplied with photo paper makes it a little expensive

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Perfect for printing photos


I used to have an Epsom black and white printer but was given this photo printer for my birthday and my life has changed! It seamlessly prints out all of my family photos while doing basic print jobs like homework assignments and report covers. The...

Fast printouts

Need to account for ink refill costs

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Awesome awesome awesome!! So easy to print!!


I first bought the canon selphy printer, which I had trouble with it from the minute it came out of the box. Internet connection wasn't working making it not be able to print. I returned it for the picture mate and haven't found one thing I don't like...

Travel size and amazing print quality

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Great Little Printer


This is a nice printer. The printed photos are nice and sharp. I like the fact that it is lightweight. The cartridge is a little expensive but it produces great photos.About me... Frequent user

Small and Compact

Nothing Yet

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Low Ink Life


Printer produces great pictures. My complaint is when not in

Easy to Use

very short ink life

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Very good printer


So far I really am enjoying this photo printer It seems very reliable and makes great pictures But the thing I like the must is its portable and even has a Handle for travelAbout me... Infrequent user, Photo enthusiast


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Great photo printer.


Really sharp photos. Small size makes it easy to take printer to events. Optional battery allows use even when power is not available.About me... Demand high print quality, Photo enthusiast

No need for computer, Great quality pictures

Could be faster

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Great printer for the home!


I am so happy to be able to print high quality photos at home using the PictureMate Charm printer. The photos are vibrant and can be handled immediately after printing which is a big bonus. The quality is much better than the ones you get at the drug...