HP Tango X Printer
Watch the Tango X product video from HP
HP Tango X smart home printer
Music: “Color” by Wesley Jensen & The Penny Arcade
[HP Tango X printer cover opens to show printer]
It's time to change the way you print
[iPhone showing home screen]
HP Tango X made to work with Apple
[Camera moves around printer] No drivers No passwords
[iPhone shows clicking through photo gallery to print a photo]
Airprint lets you print your gallery in three taps
[Hand opening HP Smart app on iPhone]
Get the HP Smart app Available on the App Store
[Printer printing photos]
[iPhone scanning document using HP Smart app]
[iPhone copying document using HP Smart app]
Copy From anywhere
[HP Tango X open on a desk]
Tango X connects to all your Apple devices iPhone, iPad, Mac
[iPhone showing printer status on the HP Smart app]
Check on prints, paper and ink levels
[Printer printing documents]
Speaking of ink
[Printer sitting on desk with stacks of printed papers getting taller]
Sign up to HP Instant Ink
[iPhone shows clicking through photo gallery to print photos]
To print photos from your phone for free
[HP Instant Ink package and cartridges on a desk]
And get ink delivered to your door before you run low
[Printer printing a recipe]
Finally a printer ready for today
HP Tango X the first smart home printer
[HP logo spins]
HP Keep Reinventing
Disclaimers appear on screen
“Smart Home Printer” defined using the following criteria: 1) Designed exclusively for mobile devices, and driven by an OEM printer app, like other IoT devices. This HP Tango device is designed exclusively for mobile devices since it requires a mobile device for install. 2) Uses both local Wi-Fi and cloud cell phone data connectivity for two-way connection with OEM app to control printer and get status. 3) Offers voice printing support for Amazon Alexa, the Google Assistant, and Microsoft Cortana. (See Keypoint Intelligence report for details: www.keypointintelligence.com/HPVoicePrint). 4) Unique in-class in that it lacks a screen/display, buttons/LEDs other than the power button, and a USB port. Smart home devices often lack screen/display and buttons/LEDs and USB port, since they are designed for wireless and control by OEM provided app on smart device like phone or tablet. Compared to the majority of in-class letter-size color desktop inkjet printers and all-in-ones <$150 USD. Claim based on HP internal research of printer manufacturers’ published specifications and Keypoint Intelligence - Buyers Lab March 29, 2018 study commissioned by HP. For details, see www.keypointintelligence.com/HPTango. Market share as reported by IDC CYQ4 2017 Hardcopy Peripherals Tracker.
Based on the HP Instant Ink $4.99 plan printing 100 pages per month, ink usage not paper usage, Internet connection to eligible HP printer, valid credit/debit card, email address, and delivery service in your geographic area. Overages are not included in savings calculation. Printers require direct connection to the Internet for program participation. Internet access sold separately. For more details, see: hpinstantink.com.
FOR U.S.: Based on monthly subscription cost using only all pages in plan vs. cost per page of most color inkjet printers < $399 USD. Share from IDC CYQ4 2016. Standard cartridge CPP from gap intelligence AiO Weekly & BP Weekly (2/12/17). FOR CAN: Based on monthly subscription cost using only all pages in plan vs. cost per page of most color inkjet printers < $399 CAD*. Standard cartridge CPP based on supplies pricing and page yield listed on original manufacturers’ website as of February 2017. *Color inkjet printers selected by market share of IDC CYQ4 2016 Hardcopy Peripherals Tracker. FOR EUROPE: Based on HP Instant Ink service 300 page plan (savings for other plans will be lower). Based on use of all pages in plan without purchase of additional sets of pages compared to cost per page (CPP) to print ISO/IEC 24711 pages on market majority of color inkjet printers less than 200 € using original standard capacity cartridges as reported by IDC in Q2 2016. Survey based upon indicative manufacturers’ supplies pricing as reported by SPIRE as of September 2016 and page yield listed on manufacturers’ website as of September 2016. For further details please refer to hp.com/go/ukcompare. All prices include VAT. ISO yield based on continuous printing in default mode. Actual savings may vary depending on number of pages actually printed per month and content of pages printed. For more information on ISO standards: hp.com/go/pageyield.
Based on plan usage, Internet connection to eligible HP printer, valid credit/debit card, email address, and delivery service in your geographic area.
Free photos includes the ink for all photos printed from a mobile device on paper up to 5 x 7 inches in size. Requires enrollment in HP Instant Ink paid plan. Limitations may apply. For full offer details see hpinstantink.com/freephoto
Requires the HP Smart app download. No passwords required applies to Apple iOS devices only. Must set up Tango WiFi on same network as your device.
HP’s Tango X smart home printer delivers convenient, effortless printing that’s controlled almost exclusively from the HP Smart app on your iPhone or iPad. Just plug it in, download the app and you’re ready to go. No USB connection or drivers required. The compact design includes an indigo linen textile-finish wrap that doubles as an output tray to save space.
AirPrint for Mac and all iOS devices — print, copy, scan from virtually anywhere on any device with the HP Smart app
Take a photo as a copy and the HP Smart app lets you send it to your printer from wherever you are
Easy setup — no USB ports or drivers needed, just download the app, connect and go
Use your iPad, iPhone or Mac as the printer’s primary control panel
Stay connected to your printer from nearly anywhere; receive updates and notifications about job completion, ink and paper levels, and more
Save up to 50% on ink and never run out with automatic re-ordering via the HP Instant Ink service (optional subscription required)
Photos printed from iPhone are free when you’re enrolled in the HP Instant Ink service
Great design with indigo-colour linen wrap to protect the printer or use as paper tray
What’s in the Box
HP Tango X Printer
HP 64 Setup Black Instant Ink Ready Cartridge, HP 64 Setup Tri-colour Instant Ink Ready Cartridge
Instant ink flyer
Ink caution flyer
Display Size: Edge Light Display: 15 RGB LEDs and 2 amber LEDs for pen-related problems
Connections: AirPrint , Wireless
Other Functions: Copy, Scanner
Power: Input voltage 100-240 VAC (+/-10%), 50/60 Hz (+/-3 Hz)
Height: 9.09 cm/3.58 in.
Width: 37.7 cm/14.84 in.
Depth: 20.6 cm/8.11 in.
Weight: 3.08 kg/6.79 lb.
Black print speed: Up to 11 ISO ppm (up to 20 ppm in draft mode)
Black resolution: Up to 1,200x1,200 rendered dpi
Color print speed: Up to 8 ISO ppm (up to 19 ppm in draft mode)
Color resolution: Up to 4,800x1,200 optimised dpi colour (when printing from a computer and 1,200 input dpi)
Max Paper Size: 21.59x35.56 cm/8.54x14 in.
Min Paper Size: 7.62x12.7 cm/3x5 in.
Other Paper Handling Features: Manual Duplex Printing, Pass Through
Printer Ink Tanks: Two (one black, one tri-colour)
Printer Technology: Inkjet
Operating System: OS X version 10.11 or later, Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7
Requirements Other: 1.5GB free hard drive space
Mfr. Part Number: 3DP64A#B1H
UPC or EAN No.: 192545603706
Note: Products sold through this website that do not bear the Apple brand name are serviced and supported exclusively by their manufacturers in accordance with terms and conditions packaged with the products. Apple’s Limited Warranty does not apply to products that are not Apple branded, even if packaged or sold with Apple products. Please contact the manufacturer directly for technical support and customer service.
Warranty: One-year technical support; one-year limited hardware warranty; access to 24/7 web support services through www.hp.com/support/tango
- iPad Pro 12.9-inch (4th generation)
- iPad Pro 11-inch (2nd generation)
- iPad Air (3rd generation)
- iPad (7th generation)
- iPad mini (5th generation)
- iPad Pro 11-inch (1st generation)
- iPad Pro 12.9-inch (3rd generation)
- iPad Pro 10.5-inch
- iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2nd generation)
- iPad Pro 12.9-inch (1st generation)
- iPad Pro 9.7-inch
- iPad Air 2
- iPad (6th generation)
- iPad (5th generation)
- iPad mini 4
- MacBook Air (Retina, 13-inch, 2020)
- MacBook Air (Retina, 13-inch, 2018–2019)
- MacBook Air (13-inch, Early 2015 - 2017)
- MacBook Air (11-inch, Early 2015)
- MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2020)
- MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2019)
- MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2016 - 2019)
- MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2016 - 2019)
- MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Late 2012 - 2015)
- MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2012 - 2015)
- MacBook (Retina, 12-inch, Early 2015 - 2017)
- iMac (Retina 4K, 21.5-inch, 2019)
- iMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, 2019)
- iMac (Retina 4K, 21.5-inch, 2017)
- iMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, 2017)
- iMac (Retina 4K, 21.5-inch, Late 2015)
- iMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, Late 2014 - 2015)
- iMac Pro (2017 and later)
- Mac Pro (Late 2013)
- Mac mini (2018 and later)
- Mac mini (Late 2014)
Answers from the community
Can you plug into car charger port to print while in car?
- Asked by Cristofalo F from Carmel
- on Apr. 16, 2020
Is there a fee for printing a page? You imply that printing is not free once the machine is purchased.
- Asked by Thomas P from Venice
- on Apr. 13, 2020
Does the HP Tango X also ahve scanning capability?
- Asked by Riley T from Wash
- on Mar. 23, 2019
Well, the HP Smart app lets you use your phone to take a photo of the document and then corrects the Well, the HP Smart app lets you use your phone to take a photo of the document and then corrects the image for perspective distortion. You can then save the image or email it or print it.
- Answered by Michael B from Bristol
- on Apr. 12, 2019
Is it compatible with iPhone XR?
- Asked by Diana S from Auckland
- on Feb. 3, 2019
iPhone 8 Plus
iPhone 7 Plus
iPhone 8 Plus
iPhone 7 Plus
iPhone 6s Plus
iPhone 6 Plus
- Answered by Jubal D
- on Feb. 5, 2019
Compatibility: Requires iOS 12.0 or later.
Print, scan, and share by using HP Smart with your HP Printer anytime, anywhere! HP Smart makes setup, printing, and scanning easier than ever!
· Set up and manage your HP printer directly from the app
· View printer status and send prints on the go
· Print, copy, scan, and share files directly from your mobile device to your friends, co-workers, or the cloud
· Edit and enhan ce your photos with filters, crop, add text, and adjustments like saturation, contrast, brightness
· Use your mobile device’s camera to create high-quality scans, then preview/edit/save them as PDFs and JPEGs and store in your favorite cloud storage account
· Order supplies and get support straight from the app
Some HP Smart functionality requires you to have either internet or cellular service. Certain features/software are available in English language only. For a full list of supported printers, visit: http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03722645?openCLC=true …