HP to run online printing service for less HP printers online in 2018 article HP plans to launch an online printing and delivery service for its printers, including the first HP EliteBook laptops, in 2018, the company announced today.
The company will open up an online service to other manufacturers, including HP, to use for free, with a goal of having the service reach 10 million users by 2020.
“As we have been building HP’s online business for more than a decade, we are excited to expand the service to new platforms, expand our reach, and make this service more accessible to our customers,” said Greg Ritchie, HP’s vice president of cloud, services, and innovation.
“We know that we can make this happen.
We are focused on making sure this service is as easy as possible for our customers to use.”
In addition to offering a full suite of printing services, the service will provide more than 60,000 printing services at no additional cost to its customers.
HP is planning to offer the service at more than 100 stores and will be the first company to offer it to customers.
“It’s an important step in the evolution of HP’s print business, and it will allow us to build on our existing print-centric strategy to offer a variety of services to our millions of customers,” Ritchie said.
The HP Elitebook will be available for preorder starting April 7, 2018, with the first units available for purchase in April 2019.
The service will also be available through HP’s website.
HP plans on providing a list of printer manufacturers and models in addition to print specs, including printers from Acer, Canon, Dell, HP, Fujitsu, Fujifilm, HP Epson, Fujiko, Fujikura, Fujisho, HP Optiplex, HP PrecisionX, Samsung, Sony, Toshiba, and Xing.
HP will also offer free, online ordering for printer orders made online through HPPrintShop.com.
“Printing is one of our biggest growth markets, and we’re excited to see how this new online service will enable more customers to print at home and get more from their computers,” said Daniele Vignelli, vice president and general manager of HPPrintSites.
“Customers will be able to print their files in one-click, with no need to go through our print shops, and our printer sites will be faster and easier to access.”
HP will begin selling HP printers in May 2020 for $1,499.
HP printers will also become available through the company’s own website starting May 24.
The new service will allow HP customers to customize their printers for a wide range of industries and use them to print custom documents and documents that include images and videos.
“In our quest to help the world meet the needs of the world’s most innovative companies, we’ve been making HP printers for the people,” said Ritchie.
“Today’s announcement brings our printers to even more customers and makes them available to everyone.
With this new offering, we look forward to offering customers the best printers and software they’ve ever had.”