San Diego - Sony Electronics is launching Thursday a multitasking
digital photo frame and printer combination.
The S-Frame DPP-F700 is an all-in-one device that allows photo
lovers to display their favorite photos and make an instant print copy for
interested friends and family.
The DPP-F700, which will ship in January at a $200 estimated
selling price, has a 7-inch 16:10 LCD display with WVGA (800-by-480)
The device prints 4-by-6 inch professional quality 300-by-300 dpi
photos instantly in just 45 seconds.
The frame will also enable users to edit images before making
prints. Editing options include enlarging, reducing, cropping, date stamping,
adding borders or omitting, and adjusting brightness, contrast, hue, and
A Creative Print mode will enable making photo calendar using
more than 30 templates, print an ID photo, and create a "layout print" with multiple
images on one sheet.
The S-frame includes 1GB of internal storage capacity with an
auto-resizing adjustment that downsizes photos to let you store up to 2,000
The new S-Frame model supports JPEG, TIFF and BMP image file
Images can be transferred to the frame via a USB connection or
via most Flash memory cards, including Memory Stick PRO, Memory Stick PRO Duo,
Secure Digital (SD), SDHC, Multi-Media Card (MMC), CompactFlash and xD-Picture
An Auto Orientation sensor automatically rotates photos to adjust
for horizontal of vertical frame placement.
Supplied accessories include a paper tray, AC adaptor, CD-ROM
(print driver, PMB), operation manual, cleaning kit and stand.
Optional print packs include compatible SVM-F series: SVM-F40P
(40 sheets of photo paper and cartridge), and SVM-F120P (120 sheets of photo
paper and cartridges).