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Epson PictureMate PM290

Epson PictureMate PM290
alaScore 80

6 reviews

Oct, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 reviews of Epson PictureMate PM290. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. People really like the price and print quality. The durability and usability also get good opinions.

size, usability, durability, print quality, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Epson PictureMate PM290 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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(Based on 6 reviews)

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Expert review by: Davey Winder (

Epson Picturemate PM290 printer review


Don't mistake an Epson Picturemate for a photo printing workhorse, that would be to miss the point. This is hardware for the casual digital photographer, not the professional or even the prosumer for that matter. If you fall into the category of...

Size, ease of use, print quality, built-in archiving, running costs

Limited editing options

With running costs working out to around 20p per photo, it’s hard to ignore the PM290 if you are looking for a truly portable photo lab

Feb, 2008


Expert review by: Simon Williams (

Epson PictureMate PM290


Can Epson's latest PictureMate live up to the billing of its predecessors?

Epson's PictureMate PM290 is a neat and effective small-format photo printer. With its built-in CD rewriter and Bluetooth capabilities, it can handle most needs of any enthusiastic photo taker. Improvements could be made, such as bundling in the...

Dec, 2007

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Epson Picturemate PM290


Weighing in at 3kg and measuring 231x165x25mm, the Epson Picturemate 290 prints out images at a maximum media size of 100x150mm and at speeds of 1.62 pages per minute. With a 3.6-inch preview screen it also has a card reader, Bluetooth support and USB...

Sep, 2008

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Epson - PictureMate PM290


The burgeoning digital photography market means more and more people are interested in printing photographs directly from digital image files. Epson's latest take on the dedicated photo printer is the PictureMate PM290, which comes complete with ...

The PictureMate PM290 is an excellent dedicated photo printer. While not the cheapest available by quite some margin, the extra facilities of the CD/DVD drive and Bluetooth connection, coupled with its strong performance on speed, quality and print...

Feb, 2008