Epson Unveils New Expression Photo XP-8500 Small-in-One Printer

August 29, 2017 — Epson America, Inc. continues to empower creativity with the introduction of its Expression Photo XP-8500 Small-in-One wireless printer. Offering fast, quiet, performance in a sleek design, the Expression Photo XP-8500 delivers sharp, professional-quality, borderless photos up to 8” x 10”, and 4″ x 6″ in as fast as 10 seconds1.  With a wide array of creative features, including built-in USB and memory card slots2 for PC-free printing, dedicated photo and CD/DVD printing trays, and a rear paper feed for specialty media3, the Expression Photo XP-8500 is an ideal solution for photo enthusiasts, hobbyists and today’s busy families. 

“Life moves fast amidst endless to-dos, school events, family gatherings, holidays, and more.  Nevertheless, it’s important to take a few moments to relish and print the milestone memories along the way,” said Carrie Fox, group product manager, Consumer Ink Jets, Epson America, Inc. “The new Expression Photo XP-8500 is the ultimate addition to a home office, enabling you to print wirelessly for every day printing, create lab-quality photos or custom borderless photo collages from Instagram with Epson’s Creative Print app, and scan your favorite memories to Facebook and the cloud.”4 

The Expression Photo XP-8500 is a powerful and versatile printing and scanning solution offering a range of productivity features. Leveraging six-color Claria® Photo HD inks, including Light Cyan and Light Magenta, the Expression Photo XP-8500 delivers photo output with smooth gradiations and accurate skin tones. The full featured compact printer includes a dedicated photo tray and rear specialty paper feed, plus CD/DVD printing abilities. In addition, utilizing Epson Connect™, the Expression Photo XP-8500 is the ultimate wireless solution allowing users to easily print directly from an iPad®, iPhone®, Android™ tablet or smartphone5, and with the embedded Wi-Fi Direct® users can print network-free6 from anywhere.

The Expression Photo XP-8500 is compatible with the Epson Creative Print App, allowing users to effortlessly create custom borderless photo collages from Instagram, and with Scan and Share software users can automatically scan to Facebook and the cloud4. The mobile app also provides a platform to customize photo backgrounds, add text, and print high-quality collages, personalized coloring pages, stationery, greeting cards, calendars and more directly from the Expression Photo XP-8500.

More About the Expression Photo XP-8500:

The Expression Photo XP-8500 was created with the creative enthusiast in mind, including superior quality features such as:  

  • Ultra Powerful, Compact Size – Quickly print high-quality photos with top-of-the-line performance in a compact, space-saving design
  • Fast Professional-quality Photos – Print borderless photos up to 8″ x 10″ with six-color Claria Photo HD Inks for smooth gradations and amazing skin tones
  • Easily Adjust and Print Photos – Built-in USB and memory card slots  for PC-free borderless photo printing; includes tools for red-eye removal, photo restoration and more 
  • Full-Featured – With a dedicated photo tray, rear specialty paper feed, and CD/DVD printing an arrangement of different project needs is even easier
  • Affordable Individual Ink Cartridges – Replace only the cartridge that runs out
  • Creative Print Mobile App – Easily create custom borderless photo collages from Instagram, print stationery and more
  • Ultimate Wireless Solution – Print anywhere from an iPad, iPhone, Android tablet and smartphone; includes Wi-Fi Direct for network-free printin
  • Scan and Share – Includes bonus software to automatically scan to Facebook and the cloud4

Pricing and Availability

The Epson Expression Photo XP-8500 Small-in-One ($249.99 MSRP) is available online through major retail stores nationwide and Epson’s retail site, For more information, please visit

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