We talk with Marty Canning, Lexmark's printer czar, about how Lexmark will continue to support inkjet users--and how Lexmark's laser business is doing just fine, thank you.
When a major maker of inkjet printers says it's going to stop selling them, what does this mean for the future of the category, and for you?
Excellent output makes up for this color inkjet multifunction's deficiencies, but its color ink is expensive.
The WP-4590 inkjet MFP is a competent, and considerably cheaper, alternative to color laser multifunctions for corporate workgroups.
For a light-volume home or student user, this multifunction printer offers decent speed and features, and average-priced inks.
The Officejet 150 Mobile squeezes print, scan, and copy into a portable package; however, HP has delayed shipment of this model until the fall.
This office laser MFP offers great output and paper handling, but earns merely average scores in other respects.
For workgroups, the C3760dn offers speed and good-looking output, plus low-cost black toner, in a no-nonsense package.
When is an inkjet better than a laser? When it's one of the latest high-end business models, which are faster, better equipped, and cheaper to operate than their similarly priced color-laser competition.
Compared to other low-cost models, the MFC-9215CN stands out for having reasonably good speed and toner costs--but color quality is mediocre.
Epson, Kodak, and Lexmark have raised prices on some of their inks--in many instances, faster than the rate of inflation. HP's prices also seem to inch upward when the company releases new models.
Small workgroups looking at color lasers should note that this inkjet is faster and cheaper to operate, and that it can print crisp text as well as very nice photos.
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This inkjet multifunction printer has good speed and appealing features for a small or home office, but some similarly priced competitors offer a better design or cheaper inks.
Should you buy a lower-priced printer whose inks cost more per page, or a higher-priced printer that uses more-economical supplies? Our printer comparison calculator will help you decide.