A few months ago, Yu Televentures Ltd (Micromax's subsidiary) forayed into healthcare business with the launch of smartphone compatible YU Fit smartband and HealthYU kit in India. Now the home-bred phone maker has added a new device category by launching a pocket-sized portable wireless printer, dubbed as YuPix.

Yu YuPix measures just 152.6 mm in height, 45.9 mm wide and 24.13 mm in thickness, but it weighs 273 g. It is compatible to both iOS and Android devices. Users just need to install YuPix application on their smartphones.

A key attribute of the device is that it can dish out 2.1 x 3.4 inch photos with 291 (pixels per inch) pixel density within 60 seconds, which is 10 times faster than other printers in the market, thanks to the incorporation of super-fast wireless transfer protocol based Wi-Fi ( & Wi-Fi Direct) and NFC technology.

It boasts "Dye Sublimation" technology and has an integrated ink ribbon and photo paper. It also comes with unique cartridge which does not require any cleaning roll and also the device is said to repellant to water and finger-print smudges as well.

Yu YuPix India price and Availability Details:

The company has confirmed that Yu YUPIX (blue) will cost Rs 6,999 and go on exclusive sale on Amazon India website on Monday (7 September).

In a related development, YU is all set to unveil a new smartphone on 8 September. Going by the teaser posted by the company, one can expect the launch of an affordable camera-centric handset on Tuesday.

Read more: Micromax YU to Host Launch Event Next Week, Tipped to Unveil Camera-Centric Smartphone

Key features of YU YUPIX:

  • Prints 2.1 x 3.4 inch photos at 291 ppi resolution in just 60 seconds
  • Dye Sublimation technology
  • Supported photo format – JPG
  • 750mAh battery
  • Prints 10 photos, continuous and multi print
  • Uses cartridge with Ribbon & Photo Paper
  • WiFi/NFC/WiFi Direct enabled, Compatible with Android and iOS smartphones
  • Dimensions: 75.9 x 152.6 x 24.13; Weight: 273g