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Epson PictureMate Zoom PM 290

alaTest has collected and analyzed 52 reviews of Epson PictureMate Zoom PM 290. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the durability and design. The price and performance also get good comments.

usability, performance, price, design, durability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Epson PictureMate Zoom PM 290 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Epson PictureMate Zoom PM 290

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 41 user reviews of Epson PictureMate Zoom PM 290 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the print quality and design. The price and performance also get good feedback.

usability, performance, price, design, print quality

90% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Jan, 2020

Expert review by : Brian Chen (pcworld.com)

Epson PictureMate Zoom PM 290

 

User friendly ; Built-in CD burner ; Prints excellent photos with accurate colors and great shadow detail ; Speedy

No prints larger than 4 by 6 inches ; Boxy, industrial design

Oct, 2007

Expert review by : Brian Chen (macworld.com)

Review: Epson PictureMate Zoom PM 290 photo printer

 

The PictureMate Zoom PM 290's improvements over its predecessor are subtle but significant. Faster, more affordable, and problem-free, the Zoom is the best portable photo printer you can currently buy, if you don't mind its print-size limitation.

User friendly ; Built-in CD burner ; Prints excellent photos with accurate colors and great shadow detail ; Speedy

No prints larger than 4 by 6 inches ; Boxy, industrial design

As in our previous batch of compact photo printer tests, the PictureMate Zoom beat its competitors in quality and speed. The PictureMate Zoom's photos appeared crisp and clear, with accurate colors and excellent shadow detail. As for speed, the...

Oct, 2007

Expert review by : Steve Baczewski (layersmagazine.com)

PictureMate Zoom – PM 290

 

Small-format photo lab

Quality prints

The Zoom prints on either matte or glossy paper from the same four-color ink cartridge. The prints have a 200-year print life when kept in a scrapbook. The average print took 37 seconds as claimed, and it performed without a hitch.—Steve Baczewski

Expert review by : Davey Winder (pocket-lint.com)

Epson Picturemate PM290 printer

 

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 : Brian Chen (macworld.co.uk)

Epson PictureMate Zoom PM 290

 

Epson's compact PictureMate offers an improvement in quality, but a limited print size. We take a closer look at this superb compact printer.

Speedy ; prints excellent photos with accurate colors and great shadow detail ; user friendly ; built-in CD burner

No prints larger than 4 x 6in, boxy, industrial design

The PictureMate Zoom PM 290's improvements over its predecessor are subtle but significant. Faster, more affordable, and problem-free, the Zoom is the best portable photo printer you can currently buy.

Mar, 2008

Consumer review (ciao.com)

The Portable Photo Printer

 

The best quality too. The EPSON PictureMate Zoom PM 290 is one of the printers with the new technology. Besides, it can print a picture or photo with the high quality. It also equipped with a convenient carrying handle which can makes it easy be...

Excellent print quality, fast and easy to take anywhere you like.

I hope it had a model for printing in a large paper size.

Nov, 2008

Consumer review (ciao.com)

Portable Printer with CD Burner

 

What I like about Epson PictureMate Zoom: * It has a CD burner integrated. * bright 3.6 inch LCD screen, you can tilts it nearly 90 degrees. * faster print engine with sharp and color-accurate result. * this printer design like lunchbox shaped makes it...

high quality print result ; built-in CD burner

only prints 4x6 inch

Nov, 2008

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