Sophisticated equipment doesn’t need to take up lots of space; this wireless photo printer produces high-quality photos within a surprisingly compact and small footprint. It’s stylish too, with sleek clean lines that make it look great from every angle.
Photo enthusiasts are sure to appreciate the versatile range of features that this all-in-one photo printer offers. Treasured memories can be kept safe thanks to its high-quality Claria Photo HD Ink, which produces photos that can last for 300 years in a photo album¹. It’s even easy to print from smartphones and tablets using Epson's mobile printing options, in addition to a large LCD touchscreen.
Our smallest ever photo all-in-one printer
Our new Expression Photo all-in-ones aren't just highly functional, they also take into consideration how you live. Technology needs to be compact and stylish so that it can integrate into your home. Printers are no longer confined to a study room; they can be placed anywhere in the home, so their design needs to reflect this. From every angle this space-saving printer features sleek, clean lines, making it a practical yet tasteful addition.
Auto power on
Minimise your trips to the printer; the auto power on feature activates the printer and automatically opens the output tray when a print job is sent. It’s great when you’re not close to the printer.
6.8cm LCD touchscreen
Just like a smartphone, it's easy to browse through this all-in-one's features thanks to its large and bright LCD touchscreen and intuitive user interface. You can print photos directly from a memory card, copy images or documents, and more.
This versatile all-in-one offers a range of user-friendly features. Save time with dual paper trays; load one with A4 and another with photo paper, so that you're always ready to press print. If you like to print on thicker media, simply switch to the rear speciality feed.
Claria Photo HD inks
Print long-lasting and professional-looking glossy photos at your convenience with individual Claria Photo HD Inks, which includes cyan and light magenta in addition to cyan, yellow, magenta and black. Both photography enthusiasts and semi-professionals are sure to appreciate the enhanced level of quality produced by the XP-8500's 6-colour inks. It delivers detailed images and realistic skin tones with smooth tonal gradations and deeper, more natural blacks. Designed with longevity in mind, the high-quality ink can last for 300 years in a photo album1.
Print when and where you want
Printing photos and documents on the go is easy; simply download the free Epson iPrint app2 to print and scan wirelessly from your smart device. The free Epson Creative Print2 app can print your photos directly from Facebook, create greeting cards, turn photos into colouring books, and plenty more. You can even print by emailing files directly to the printer from almost anywhere in the world with Epson Email Print2.
Take on all sorts of tasks with this versatile printer. It can print on suitable CDs and DVDs, and it offers double-sided A4 printing.
Personalised calendars and more
There are lots of fantastic, creative features available with the XP-8500 including the option to print personalised calendars. Simply go to the printer's screen to select a template and add your pictures via the memory card slot to create a unique calendar.
1Print permanence ratings are based on accelerated testing of prints on speciality media stored in archival sleeves in album storage. Actual print stability will vary according to the media, printed image, display conditions, light intensity, humidity, and atmospheric conditions. Epson does not guarantee longevity of prints.
2Epson iPrint and Epson Creative Print require a wireless connection and the Epson printing apps. Epson Email print, Epson Remote Print Driver and Epson scan-to-cloud require an internet connection. For more information, supported languages and devices, please visit www.epson.co.uk/for-home/epson-connect
Superior results at home
You’ve spent time picking your camera and lenses, now complete your kit with the XP-8500 and long-lasting Claria Photo HD Inks. It’s easy to bring out the true beauty of your photos with this 6-colour ink set which includes cyan, magenta, yellow and black in addition to light cyan and light magenta.
Apple AirPrint, Google Cloud Print, Epson Connect (iPrint, Email Print, Remote Print Driver, Scan-to-Cloud, Facebook print)
What's in the box
Individual Ink Cartridges, Main unit, Power cable, Setup guide, Software (CD), Warranty document
Type: Colour, Touchscreen, Diagonal: 6.8 cm
SDXC, SDHC, SD, MiniSDHC*, MiniSD*, MicroSDXC*, MicroSDHC*, MicroSD* (* Adaptor required, not supplied in box)
Touchscreen, Red eye removal, Photo Enhance, Direct print from USB, Wireless PictBridge
12 months Carry-in
Ink and accessories
Epson inks have been developed to work flawlessly with Epson printers to deliver crisp, smudge-proof text and vibrant photographic images that will last for generations. Find out what sets our inks apart from the competition.Learn more
1 Print permanence ratings are based on accelerated testing of prints on speciality media stored in archival sleeves in album storage. Actual print stability will vary according to the media, printed image, display conditions, light intensity, humidity, and atmospheric conditions. Epson does not guarantee longevity of prints.
2. Epson iPrint and Epson Creative Print require a wireless connection and the Epson printing apps. Epson Email print, Epson Remote Print Driver and Epson scan-to-cloud require an internet connection. For more information, supported languages and devices, please visit www.epsonconnect.eu
Thanks to our ReadyInk technology, you'll never run out of ink again with this hassle-free and subscription-free service. It's easy to register with the retailer or reseller that you purchased the printer from. There’s no monthly contracted payments, it just charges when it’s necessary - when a new cartridge is needed. With this automated system in place, you’ll always have a supply of high-quality ink.
Never run out of ink
Don't get caught out; with ReadyInk you can enjoy a continuous and automated supply of ink cartridges.
Check with your retailer or reseller to find out if there are special promotions you can take advantage of while using the ReadyInk scheme.
No monthly subscription
Forget being tied to a monthly contract; you only pay for the ink you need. With no contract, you can stop at any time.
Our inks and printers are designed to work in harmony, so that they’ll give you consistent and reliable results without any fuss.