PocketJet 8 full-page
portable thermal printer
Legendary performance, redefined.
For almost 30 years, Brother PocketJet has set the standard for full-page portable thermal printers. And the PocketJet 8 mobile thermal printer delivers even more – faster print speeds, wider connectivity options, enhanced quality, and a broader range of paper and label capabilities1. All this, while remaining the same compact size to work with the wide variety of existing Brother PocketJet 7 printer mounts and accessories. Backed by lifetime customer service2 and our industry-leading 2-year premier limited warranty, the Brother PocketJet 8 is worry-free and revving to print practically anywhere you need to be. Buckle in – it’s a portable thermal printer that’s ready to deliver at the speed you need.
Fast comes standard
From powered on to printing out in seconds flat. Shift into high gear with fast print speeds and high-quality printing for all the details and small fonts. Brother PocketJet 8 portable thermal printers deliver uncompromising full-page quality with extra mileage to help you work, faster.
Our innovation, your solution
Take your 8in x 11in thermal printer to the next level by creating the PocketJet printer you need. With a lightweight yet powerful build, long-lasting battery, more media options1, off-the-shelf software and a wide variety of mounts and accessories, you can fully customize the Brother PocketJet 8 for your productivity.
Break away from messy cables with this portable printer USB-C connection for power and communication, or print cord-free via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth wireless technology. Plus, multiple-OS compatibility, AirPrint®, and Print Service Plug-in options make it simple for this portable thermal printer to print from existing systems.
Legacy-backed peace of mind
With a 2-year limited warranty and responsive lifetime customer support, the Brother PocketJet has set the pace with millions of full-page portable thermal printers for almost 30 years. Brother is the innovative technology pit crew “at your side”.
PocketJet 8 portable thermal printer features
- USB 2.0, Wi-Fi®, MFi, and Bluetooth® wireless technology3
- iOS® SDK, Android™ SDK, and Print Service Plug-in
- Windows®, macOS®, and Linux (via USB) OS compatibility
- Up to 300dpi high-resolution print technology3
Available PocketJet models
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|Technology||Direct Thermal||Direct Thermal||Thermal Transfer|
|Print Width||5.8in to 8.5in||2in to 4in||.35in to 1.26in|
|Uses||Full-page Printing||Receipts, Tags, Labels||Laminated Labels|
|Resolution||Up to 300dpi||Up to 203dpi||Up to 360dpi|
|Print Speed1||Up to 3ips||Up to 6ips||Up to 3.1ips|
|Weight||1.06lbs to 1.34lbs||0.34lbs to 1.87lbs||0.9lbs to 2.65lbs|
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Exact features & specs may vary by model
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Smart solutions for your needs
Implement easily, update seamlessly, and print freely with innovative software and apps.
Print PDFs, images, and PRN files from iOS® devices to Brother mobile printers via a Wi-Fi® or MFi Bluetooth® connection.
Perform a complete printer update and configuration using a smart phone or tablet – all with the push of button.