Polaroid GL10 reviews: Colour Dye-sub printer

18 customer reviews
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+ This printer has no outstanding positive points. - It scores very poorly on compatibility.

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6.8 out of 10 based on 18 reviews.
Polaroid GL10: A7 Dye-sub printer with and PictBridge. See full product description

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Rana, Graphics or photo printing

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
I have seen so many reviews saying this product prints badly, but the quality is good enough. With all products, you don't expect 100% accuracy and this product is made for ease of use, you can take it anywhere.
Bad points:
I think the price of the product is the bad point, for the price you'd be either buying it as a gift or for sentimental reasons. To buy to make a profit you'd need to sell a lot of prints.
Also, pictures do not automatically rotate when you're printing, if it's a landscape picture, it will print landscape, same with portrait. And the picture isn't shrunk to fit better, the edges will cut off, especially with the traditional polaroid border fitted.
Overall rating 8.0
Print quality 8.0
Compatibility 8.0
Speed 9.0
Value for money 7.0
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Confirmed purchase: 26 Apr 2013

Philip, Lincoln

Score 1.0/10
Good points:
Great looking piece of kit, nice idea.
Bad points:
Does not connect to iPhone, iPad or any other apple device. What it does connect to is not stated, nor does it say that it shouldn't work with apple on the box.

Poor show.
Overall rating 1.0
Compatibility 1.0
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Confirmed purchase: 25 Jul 2013

Mike, Harlow Occasional home user

Score 5.0/10
Good points:
No need to purchase ribbons Can direct from your mobile. Can take printer with you so can print from anywhere.
Bad points:
Difficulty in downloading app for use with PC had to contact Polaroid. Photo size could be better.
Overall rating 5.0
Print quality 8.0
Compatibility 4.0
Speed 4.0
Value for money 3.0
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Confirmed purchase: 18 Jun 2013

Yi, leeds Frequent home user

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
smart, easy use
Bad points:
the film is expensive, I have spent 50 pound on film
Overall rating 8.0
Print quality 7.0
Compatibility 8.0
Speed 7.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 16 Apr 2013

Terence, Leeds Occasional home user

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Bluetooth, it,s a great little printer for those special occasions, like
birthday parties and the print quality is an improvement on the Pogo.
Bad points:
Prints are expensive.
Overall rating 9.0
Print quality 8.0
Compatibility 9.0
Speed 8.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 13 Feb 2013

Selwyn, Birmingham Business user

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
It does exactly what we want it to do
Bad points:
could be faster
Overall rating 10.0
Print quality 6.0
Compatibility 10.0
Speed 3.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 11 Feb 2013

Alex, Business user

Score 2.0/10
Good points:
The prints are very durable
Bad points:
You can't que prints, it tints pictures blue, it gets jammed, it over heats, the mac programme is absolutely terrible and crashes every 2 seconds
Overall rating 2.0
Print quality 6.0
Compatibility 2.0
Speed 2.0
Value for money 4.0
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Confirmed purchase: 04 Mar 2013

Product Features

Print technology Dye-sub
Photo printing Mini
Connections PictBridge
Connections Bluetooth
Maximum paper size A7
Memory card slot No
Print colour Colour
Number of colours including black 3
Colour print speed (Pages per minute) 1
Borderless printing Yes
Postscript No
Release date 2011-08-11

Also known as: Polaroid GL-10

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Manufacturer's Description

Polaroid GL10 Instant Mobile Printer

The next generation of the Polaroid instant printing experience, the
Polaroid Grey Label GL10 instant mobile printer frees digital images
trapped on hard drives and cell phones.The first product in Polaroid
and Lady Gaga’s new Polaroid Grey Label line , the GL10 features a
small size, intuitive design and easy-to-use feature set that produces
full bleed and contemporary 3×4″ photos in the Polaroid Classic
Border logo in less than one minute.

• Prints without ink using 2nd generation ZINK® Zero Ink® Printing Technology from ZINK Imaging
• High quality 3″ × 4″ full color pictures printed in about 45 seconds
• Print wirelessly from a wide range of smart phones including Blackberry, Android and Windows compatible phones via Polaroid apps
• Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery fully-charged can produce 35 prints

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