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

Ultra-Powerful Performance in a Compact Design Delivers Brilliant Borderless Professional-Quality Photos

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

About Epson
Epson is a global technology leader dedicated to connecting people, things and information with its original efficient, compact and precision technologies. With a lineup that ranges from inkjet printers and digital printing systems to 3LCD projectors, smart glasses, sensing systems and industrial robots, the company is focused on driving innovations and exceeding customer expectations in inkjet, visual communications, wearables and robotics.

Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises more than 72,000 employees in 88 companies around the world, and is proud of its contributions to the communities in which it operates and its ongoing efforts to reduce environmental impacts.

Epson America, Inc., based in Long Beach, Calif., is Epson’s regional headquarters for the U.S., Canada, and Latin America. To learn more about Epson, please visit: You may also connect with Epson America on Facebook (, Twitter (, YouTube (, and Instagram (

*This product uses only genuine Epson-brand cartridges. Other brands of ink cartridges and ink supplies are not compatible and, even if described as compatible, may not function properly.

1 Color photo in Draft Mode on Premium Photo Paper Glossy measured from start of paper feed. Actual print times will vary based on system configuration, software, and page complexity. For more information, visit

2 Adapter may be required.

3 Specialty paper support accommodated through rear paper feed, maximum 23 mil paper thickness, manual 2-sided printing only.

4 Requires Easy Photo Scan software (included). Mac® version may require software download.

5 Most features require an Internet connection to the printer, as well as an Internet- and/or email-enabled device. For a list of Epson Connect enabled printers and compatible devices and apps, visit

6 Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™; level of performance subject to the range of the router being used. Wi-Fi Direct may require printer software.

EPSON, Expression, and Claria are registered trademarks, EPSON Exceed Your Vision is a registered of Seiko Epson Corporation. Small-in-One is a registered trademark of Epson America, Inc. iPad, iPhone and Mac are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Android is a trademark of Google Inc. Wi-Fi Direct® is a registered trademark and Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ is a trademark of Wi-Fi Alliance®. All other product and brand names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective companies. Epson disclaims any and all rights in these marks. Copyright 2017 Epson America, Inc. CPD-54134 6/1

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