Best Printers in 2010
When we review printers we look at several different points, these being cost, functionality and practicality.
Below are some of the best new printers on the market in 2010 so far!
This is a well equipped and versatile all in one printer. It is very user friendly and flexible enough to handle most small business tasks. The printer is not one of the cheapest; the lowest price it can be found at is around £350. The is probably one of the most expensive printers of this type currently on the market, you will have to have the need to use all of it’s facilities to justify the high price tag, although the low monochrome printing costs should help high volume users.
This printer is one of the best choices currently available for small business owners. It has good speed and huge array of features, but it’s the print quality that makes this such an attractive all in one option. You will need plenty of space for this printer, as it is quite large. One of the most important new features on this printer is the Windows 7 support. This printer takes 5 ink cartridges, a pigment based black and a dye-based black to ensure high quality prints. You can currently purchase this printer for around £150.
This is a wireless all in one printer which contains a 35 page automatic feeder and produces professional image quality for your documents and photos. It also has an Eco friendly mode, which allows you to dim the LCD screen when you printer is inactive for more than 2 minutes and also a power sage feature which turns the printer off after 10 minutes of inactivity.
This all in one printer contains a 2.5 inch LCD and a ‘Dual Colour Gamut Processing Technology’, this feature allows you to have vibrant photocopies of original documents and images. You can also use this printer to print wirelessly from your iPod touch devices as well as the iPhone and 3G and 3GS. The Canon PIXMA MX350 is a competent printer that has features that will benefit a small office. It’s easy to use thanks to a well thought out button layout and both text and photo prints exhibit no major flaws.
This is a wireless all in one printer that has the ability to print borderless photos. It also has copier and scanning capabilities. This is a relatively small printer compared to other rivals; it has a 2 line text LCD display screen that can serve you with most of your printing needs. This printer offers print speeds of up to 33 pages per minute in black and 30 pages per minute in colour, and copy speeds of up to 25 pages per minute in black and 21 pages per minute in colour. This printer can be bought for around £60.
This printer is reasonably priced at around £40 and will perform all of your basic printing needs effortlessly. The design of the printer is clean and unfussy, and it can print on sizes down to 15 x 10cm. Canon provides basic but useful support software with the PIXMA iP2702, this includes the Easy-Photo Print and Easy-Web Print utilities. There’s no doubt you can get good quality print from the PIXMA iP2702. There’s also little doubt that it’s a basic device, a bit pricey to run and it is not the quietest printer out there!
The Lexmark Intuition S505 is a multi-function colour inket printer with scanning and copying facilities. The Lexmark Intuition S505 is very close to being a very good printer. But it is perhaps a little slow, and the price tag a touch too high. The duplex is also a little disappointing. Wait for the Lexmark Intuition S505 to fall close to the £100 mark and it’ll be well worth snapping up.