According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research titled ‘Mobile Photo Printer Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast, 2019–2027,’ the global mobile photo printer market is expected to reach US$ 2,922.0 Mn by 2027, expanding at a CAGR of 5..5% from 2019 to 2027. North America held a significant share in the mobile photo printer market in 2017.
The global mobile photo printer market is projected to expand due to dynamic aspects such as increase in penetration of smart devices and growth in the tourism industry.
However, the market is facing a challenge from the presence of substitutes. Nevertheless, investment in research and development to make innovative products is likely to offer attractive opportunities to the market. Increasing preference for zero ink technology paper has led to the increase in demand for mobile photo printers. Smudge free print, water resistance, and tear resistance are advantages of using mobile photo printers.
In terms of product type, the compact photo printer segment constitutes a dominant share of the global mobile photo printer market. This is due to preference of people to carry small sized mobile photo printers. Pocket size photo printer is easy to carry and fits into the pocket of jeans and trousers.
Based on connectivity, the Wi-Fi connectivity segment constitutes a share of over 42% of the global mobile photo printer market. In terms of ink usage, ink based mobile photo printer dominates the market due to its ability to print more photos at less cost as compared to ink less photo printers. In terms of application, the individual segment dominates the market due to extensive use of photo printers for self-use. Based on distribution channel, the offline channel dominates the market since consumers want to physically know about the product.