Canon has introduced four new models all in one printers that are added to the PIXMA line. This is the compact PIXMA MP230, MG2250, MG3250 and MG4250, according to Canon, these new printers are optimized for printing both documents to the photo, with a high quality comparable to a photo lab. Remember, Canon also has a line of printers designed specifically for photography, the SELPHY.
Among the features of these four printers you found the Auto Power Off (i.e. the printer is turned off by itself after a period of disuse) and the new Auto Power On. This feature makes it much easier and faster printing when the printer is off. You can, for example, send files to the printer from a wireless device and print them without having to manually turn it on first.
In addition, include how Quiet Mode that makes printing be more silent and platform My Image Garden, which combines in a single interface all the software available for PIXMA printers, making it easier to use. To all this we have to add things like facial recognition or compatibility of printers with Print Your Days, Canon’s new application for Facebook.
The new printer models will be available from September this year and is obviously looking to fill various needs and different budgets. Thus, the canon PIXMA MP230 is the cheapest among the new printers presented. Function has printing, scanning and copying documents, is very compact and is priced is 44 pounds (55 euros).
The model PIXMA MG2250 stands a step above. It has a seven segment LCD display and a design dubbed FastFront for easy replacement of cartridges and paper. You can print 10 x 15 inches, borderless, in about 44 seconds. Your document print speed is 8.4 pages per minute in monochrome and 4.8 pages per minute in color and its suggested retail price of 49 pounds (61 euros).
You continue with the Canon PIXMA MG3250, which has all the features you have seen in the MG2250 but is able to print even faster (9.2 pages per minute in monochrome and 5 color). It also has integrated Wi-Fi and a free application for smartphones and tablets that can print photos and scanned.
Finally, the PIXMA MG4250 comes with a TFT color screen of 6.2 inches, which easily print without turning on the computer and extensive connectivity options. As above, also has Wi-Fi. It is compatible with PIXMA Cloud Link functionality, allowing direct access to online albums from Picasa, Google Print and Web Template Cloud Print. It is capable of printing at 9.9 pages per minute in grayscale and 5.7 ipm in color.
Ah! Take this opportunity to remind you to take a look at our post with recommendations for choosing the photo paper best suited for your feedback.