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Your go-to-guide for photo print and paper sizes – Print For Fun Blog

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Ever get confused with the different printing sizes, i.e. 5R, 6R, 4″ x 6″? Have you faced this problem of finding a frame you love but unsure what print out size will fit it? Don’t fret! We are going to give you a brief explanation and also answer some common questions.

Photo sizes in different units

4R

The table below should be able to help clarify questions about photo sizes.

Prints Inches CM MM 2R 2.5 x 3.5 6.35 x 8.89 635 x 889 3R 3.5 x 5 8.89 x 12.7 889 x 127 4R 4 x 6 10.2 x 15.2 102 x 152 5R 5 x 7 12.7 x 17.8 127 x 178 6R 6 x 8 15.2 x 20.3 152 x 203 8R 8 x 10 20.3 x 25.4 203 x 254 S8R 8″ x 12″ 20.3 x 30.5 203 x 305 10R 10 x 12 25.4 x 30.5 254 x 305

Required photo resolution

If you guys are not sure what print size to get based on your photo resolution, the table below could help you out.

Prints Inches

The required resolution for the best quality prints

2R 2.5 x 3.5 750 x 2450 3R 3.5 x 5 2450 x 1500 4R 4 x 6 1200 x 1800 5R 5 x 7 1500 x 2100 6R 6 x 8 1800 x 2400 8R 8 x 10 2400 x 3000 S8R 8 x 12 1600 x 2400 10R 10 x 12 2000 x 2400

Note: 2R-8R is 300 pixels per inch. S8R/A4 and 10R is 200 pixels per inch.

Paper sizes

What about paper sizes? There are times when we encounter frames with paper size as its sizing. Not to worry, below are some of the paper sizes with the different units.

Paper size Inches CM MM A1 23.4 x 33.1 59.4 x 84.1 594 x 841 A2 16.5 x 23.4 42.0 x 59.4 420 x 594 A3 11.7 x 16.5 29.7 x 42.0 297 x 420 A4 8.3 x 11.7 21.0 x 29.7 210 x 297 A5 5.8 x 8.3 14.8 x 21.0 148 x 210 A6 4.1 x 5.8 10.5 x 14.8 105 x 148 A7 2.9 x 4.1 7.4 x 10.5 74 x 105 A8 2 x 2.9 5.2 x 7.4 52 x 74 A9 1.5 x 2.0 3.7 x 5.2 37 x 52 A10 1.0 x 1.5 2.6 x 3.7 26 x 37

If you guys are planning to print paper size, below is a guide to the required resolution for your photos.

Paper size Inches

The required resolution for the best quality prints

A1 23.4 x 33.1 4680 x 6620 A2 16.5 x 23.4 3300 x 4680 A3 11.7 x 16.5 2340 x 3300 A4 8.3 x 11.7 1660 x 2340 A5 5.8 x 8.3 1740 x 2490 A6 4.1 x 5.8 1230 x 1740 A7 2.9 x 4.1 870 x 1230 A8 2 x 2.9 600 x 870 A9 1.5 x 2.0 450 x 600 A10 1.0 x 1.5 300 x 450

Note: A1-A4 size is 200 pixels per inch and A5 size and smaller is 300 pixels per inch.

Here we will answer some common questions that we receive:

Which photo size print is the most common?

The 4R (4″ x 6″) is most common and standard print, and it’s the easiest to find frames for.

Your go-to-guide for photo print and paper sizes - Print For Fun Blog

What is the size of a wallet size photo?

A wallet size photo is about 2.5″ x 3.5″. That is the size of a 2R print. It’s slightly bigger than a credit card.

What about Ikea Photo Frame Sizes?

Read this blog to find out more about the ikea frame sizes.

In Print For Fun, we have just the size you are looking for. From 2R to A1 size with our classics or large premium print or art print. Don’t have the size that you are looking for? Our custom premium print or art print will be just the thing for you! Now you can print photos with no worries. Want to know more about us? Check us out here.

P.S: Here is a direct link to our classics, custom sizes prints, art prints, etc.:

Classics (here).

Custom sizes for premium print (here).

Custom sizes for art print (here).

Premium print sizes (here).

Art print sizes (here).

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