HP Photosmart A646 Snapshot Printer: Versatile and Fun

The wide variety of paper sizes and editing options available on the A646 may make up for a few other shortcomings.

Canon Selphy CP790 Snapshot Printer: Cute but Awkward

The CP790 printer is cute and stylish, but it wastes ink and has an awkward paper-handling setup.

Lexmark Platinum Pro905 All-in-One Printer

Web capabilities and generous features make the Pro905 MFP worth considering for a small office, although it’s average in other respects.

HP Photosmart C4780

This multifunction printer has a few bells and whistles, but they aren't enough to overcome exorbitant ink prices.

Epson Workforce 310

High ink costs make this multifunction printer less economical than it should be, but at least it’s fast.

Brother MFC-6490CW

This multifunction printer's wide-format capability is nice, but not its slow performance and variable print quality.

Epson Stylus NX515

A student or home user will like this multifunction printer’s speed, but not its ink costs and other quirks.

Canon Pixma MP490

It's a surprisingly decent multifunction printer for the price, but the tradeoff is its high black ink costs.

HP Officejet 7000

Printing posters and other large pieces is easy with this fast, wide-format model. Inks are cheap.

Dell 2145cn

Useful software and manuals can’t compensate for shortcomings in speed, design, and print quality.

Xerox Phaser 7500/DN Color Laser Printer

Yes, it's expensive, but it prints on paper up to banner size, at a fast clip and for a low cost.

Canon Selphy CP780 Snapshot Printer

Though the purchase price is right, the Selphy CP780 is a slow snapshot printer, and its ink and paper are expensive.

HP Photosmart C4680 Inkjet MFP

Print quality is impressive for a model this inexpensive, but its ink costs are high.

HP Officejet 6500 Wireless Inkjet MFP

Moderately priced model offers solid performance, features, and print quality, with few compromises.

Kyocera Mita Ecosys FS-1350DN Monochrome Laser Printer

Supercheap toner enhances this basic unit, but sluggish speed is a drawback.