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Understanding Dots Per Inch (DPI)

Dots per inch

Dots Per Inch refers to the number of individual dots that a printer can produce in a single inch area on the paper. Therefore, a printer with a bigger dpi is capable to produce prints with higher graphical detail and quality.

Dots per inch
The range of DPI supported by a printer depends of the printer head technology.

For photo quality output, there are two types of printers available in the market:

Inkjet and Dye-Sublimation photo printers.