It’s not only a printer although. The Polaroid Lab from Polaroid Originals is described as a “miniature table top darkroom”, using chemistry to create the pictures quite than simply printing.
To use the system, you choose a picture from your smartphone using the Polaroid Originals app, then place your phone screen-side down onto the platform on the system. You push a button, and the picture is projected onto a chunk of movie, creating an instant photograph using mirrors, lights and chemistry. The picture is ejected from the machine and you’ll take pleasure in probably the most enjoyable a part of Polaroids — shaking it whereas the photograph develops.
The system is an replace of The Impossible Project’s Instant Lab printer, initially a crowdfunded mission from 2012. The Impossible Project rebranded to Polaroid Originals in 2017, and now creates retro cameras in addition to printers and instant movie.
The Polaroid Lab goes on sale on October 10th for $130 within the US, $130 in Europe and £120 within the UK. It works with units working iOS 11 or above and Android 7 or above.