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HP PhotoSmart 7260

HP PhotoSmart 7260
alaScore 75

59 reviews

Feb, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 59 reviews of HP PhotoSmart 7260. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the HP PhotoSmart 7260 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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Feb, 2018

Consumer review by: Stephen (

Great Photo Printer Value!


Beautiful Pics, built in memory card reader

have to switch out ink cartridges

Nov, 2004

Consumer review by: Tripmeister (

Great photo printer


This printer was easy to setup and install. The 6 x 4 prints it produces are breath taking. I'm a photographer and I can't tell the difference between these printed images over developed film. Price is great and cartriges are reasonable. Buy this...

Apr, 2004

Consumer review by: suncruiser55 (

The HP7260-It's Fun & Easy!


I just purchased my new HP7260 Photosmart and it is everything I have been looking for in a photo printer and MORE! The cost was very reasonable,set-up was a snap and the print operation is very quiet. I've only had the printer for a day and have...

Oct, 2003

Product Specifications

The HP Photosmart 7260 photo printer delivers easy true-to-life photo printing in 6-ink color or up to 4800-optimized. At the touch of a button, it is so quick and easy to download, print and save your photo. Just slip your camera's memory card into a compatible slot and print - no PC required! Or, use your printer's save-to-PC button to easily save photos to your computer. Photos resist fading for generations - twice generations - twice as long as most traditionally-processed photos! And, it's a snap to print fabulous borderless photos using the convenient 4 x 6-inch photo paper tray and HP Premium Plus Photo paper.

Dimensions & Weight



Maximum duty cycle:1000

Energy Management

Energy Star certified: Yes
Power consumption (typical):6.6


Compatibility:Mac / PC/PC / Mac
Country Kits:United Kingdom
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP PhotoSmart

Input Capacity

Paper input type:Paper tray
Standard input capacity:100


Type: None


Type: None

Packaging Content

Quick start guide:Y

Paper Handling

Borderless printing media sizes:10x15
Envelopes sizes:B5, C6, DL
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4, A5, A6
Maximum print area:A4 (210 x 297 mm)
Maximum print size:A4 (210 x 297 mm)
Media types supported:A4, A5, A6, B5, C6, DL

Ports & interfaces

Direct printing: Yes
Ethernet LAN:Y
USB port:Y
USB version:2.0


Energy Star certified:Y
Power consumption (typical):6.6

Print Technology

Maximum Resolution:4800 x 1200
Print technology:Dye-sublimation


Connectivity Technology:Wired
Language Simulation:HP PML / PCL 3/PCL 3 / HP PML
Max H-Resolution B/W:1200dpi
Max H-Resolution Color:4800dpi
Max Media Size (Standard):A4 (8.25 in x 11.7 in) / Legal (8.5 in x 14 in)/Legal (8.5 in x 14 in) / A4 (8.25 in x 11.7 in)
Max Printing Speed (ppm):10ppm
Max Printing Speed Color (ppm):9ppm
Max V-Resolution B/W:1200dpi
Max V-Resolution Color:1200dpi
Media Type:Banners / Cards / Envelopes / Glossy paper / Greeting cards / Index cards / Iron-on transfers / Labels / Photo paper / Plain paper / Transparencies/Envelopes / Transparencies / Greeting cards / Labels / Plain paper / Glossy paper / Iron-on transfers / Photo paper / Banners / Index cards
Monthly Duty Cycle Range (Printer Class):1,000 - 9,999 pages
Output Type:Color
Total Media Capacity:100sheets
Type:Photo printer


Borderless printing: Yes
Duplex printing:N
Print speed (black, draft quality, A4/US Letter):16
Print speed (color, draft quality, A4/US Letter):12


Installed Size:16MB
Max Supported Size:16MB


Type: None

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Sound Emission

Noise Level:45


Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:CF, CF Type II, MS Duo, MS PRO, MicroDrive, SD, xD

System Requirements

Mac operating systems supported:Mac OS 9.1, Mac OS 9.2, Mac OS X 10.0 Cheetah, Mac OS X 10.1 Puma, Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan, Mac OS X 10.12 Sierra, Mac OS X 10.2 Jaguar, Mac OS X 10.3 Panther, Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger, Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks
OS Required:Apple MacOS 9 / Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition / Apple MacOS X 10.1 / Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional / XP Professional / Apple MacOS X 10.2/Apple MacOS 9 / Apple MacOS X 10.1 / Apple MacOS X 10.2 / Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional / XP Professional / Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Windows operating systems supported:Windows 2000,Windows 98,Windows ME,Windows XP Home,Windows XP Home x64,Windows XP Professional,Windows XP Professional x64

Technical Details

Color of product:Grey

Weight & Dimensions