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Printer Specifications for HP Photosmart 8150 Printer Series
This document outlines the product specifications for the HP Photosmart 8150 printer.
HP Photosmart printer model
HP Photosmart 8150 printer
System requirements
Operating system
Windows XP Professional, XP Home, 98, 2000 Professional, Me
OS X v 10.1 through 10.3
There is no support for OS 9 or OS X Classic Mode for this printer.
Pentium II (or equivalent) or greater
G3 or greater
64 MB (128 MB recommended)
Mac OS X v 10.1 and OS X v 10.3: 128 MB
Free disk space
500 MB
500 MB
Video display
800 x 600, 16-bit or higher
800 x 600, 16-bit or higher
CD-ROM drive
USB: Windows XP Home, XP Professional, 98, 2000 Professional, and Me
PictBridge: using front camera port
Bluetooth: using optional HP Bluetooth wireless printer adapter
USB 2.0 full speed (Mac OS X v 10.1 through v 10.3)
PictBridge: using front camera port
Internet Explorer version
Internet Explorer 5.5 or more current
Ink cartridges
Visit HP SureSupply to check ink or toner cartridge compatibility, or purchase replacement cartridges.
  1. Scroll to the bottom of the page, and then make sure the country/region location is correct.
  2. Follow the on-screen instructions to order new cartridges or check cartridge compatibility with your printer.
You can also purchase genuine HP cartridges from other retailers.
Print resolution
Black dpi
1200 dpi
Color dpi
4800 optimized dpi
PQ Technologies (optional setting)
PhotREt Pro
Print speed
Draft Mode Speed Black/Color (4-ink)
26/20 ppm (7-ink)
Draft Mode Speed Black/Color (6-ink)
20/20 ppm (8-ink)
Input/output connectivity
  • Rear USB port: 2.0 full speed, supporting connection to a computer, notebook computer, and selected HP cameras with HP Direct Printing
  • Four memory card slots: CF I and II, IBM Micro drive, Secure Digital/MM card, SmartMedia card/xD-Picture card, and Sony Memory Stick
  • Bluetooth wireless printing compatible with optional Bluetooth adapter
  • PictBridge camera compatible through printer's front USB port
  • HP Instant Share
Internal memory
64 MB
New features
  • Print borderless photos with colorful, customized frames
  • Transform photos into instant classics with black-and-white, sepia, or other color effects
  • Improve the quality of photos by removing red eye, brightening, and improving the contrast
  • Two ink cartridge printing system
  • Up to 5x zoom
  • Clockwise picture rotation
Paper tray capacity
Up to 100 sheets (A-size)
Physical dimensions
Height, width, depth
6.6 x 18.4 x 15.4 inches (167.64 mm x 467.36 mm x 391.16 mm)
15.5 lbs (7.03 kg)
Environmental specifications
Hewlett-Packard Company is committed to providing quality products in an environmentally sound manner. This printer has been designed with several attributes to minimize impact on HP's environment. For more information, go to HP's Commitment to the Environment Web site at
Ozone production
This product generates no appreciable ozone gas (O 3).
Energy consumption
Energy usage drops significantly while in ENERGY STAR mode, which saves natural resources, and saves money without affecting the high performance of this product. This product qualifies for ENERGY STAR, which is a voluntary program established to encourage the development of energy-efficient office products. ENERGY STAR is a U.S. registered mark of the U.S. EPA. As an ENERGY STAR partner, Hewlett-Packard Company has determined that this product meets the ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency. For more information, go to
Paper and plastic use
This product is suited for the use of recycled paper according to DIN 19309. Plastic parts over 24 grams (0.88 ounces) are marked according to international standards that enhance the ability to identify plastics for recycling purposes at the end of the printer's life.
Material safety data sheets
Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) can be obtained from the HP Web site at Customers without Internet access should contact HP support.
Recycling program
HP offers an increasing number of product return and recycling programs in many countries/regions and partners with some of the largest electronic recycling centers throughout the world. HP conserves resources by reselling some of its most popular products. This HP product contains lead in the solder, which may require special handling at the end of its life.