The Impossible Instant Lab iPhone Photo Printer

This is the Impossible Instant Lab, an iPhone photo printer created by the company Impossible.

Why We Love It: This crazy device actually turns your phone photos into Instagram photos IRL (in real life).

Just hook the printer up to your iPhone and select an image. The device will expose the image using light from the display. When you’re ready to print, close the exposure and hit a button—and your photo will appear on Polaroid-style film. It’s really that simple.

Even better, the collapsible design makes it portable, and it has a built-in battery that can handle processing 150 pics all on one charge.

The printer is compatible with film for Polaroid 600 and SX 70 cameras, as well as the iPhone 4/4S and iPhone 5.

Impossible was founded by a group of former Polaroid employees, so we know they’re passionate—and serious—about photography.


Photo: Impossible

Cost: Prices vary from $149 for the Basic Silver Edition to $2,000 for the Gold Edition, which includes personal engraving and 10 film packs.

Buy It Here: Head over to Kickstarter where you can pledge a dollar amount to help the Impossible Instant Lab get into stores. There are eight different pledge amounts available and each one will buy you your very own Impossible Instant Lab. See more details at Kickstarter.


Photo: Impossible

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