At A Glance

Prints text quickly, though it's slow at printing photos. Makes copies at above-average speed.

Manufacturer’s Description

This version of the P6250 Home Photo Center All-In-One comes with a USB cable.With fast, high-quality print, scan and copy facilities, and 6-color thermal inkjet technology, the P6250 is the home photo center solution. With photo-quality printing, copying and scanning, as well as PC-free capabilites thanks to PictBridge camera compatibility and memory card slots, the P6250 is a complete imaging solution. With this all-in-one, you can reduce and enlarge photos and documents and share your scanned photos by email or easily print them. A 2.5" (63.5mm) color screen and 4" x 6" photo scan guides make placement and previewing of photos easy. The Countdown timer tracks printing progress, while the exclusive Lexmark Imaging Studio Software enhances photos.Producing brilliant 6-color 35mm quality borderless photos in a variety of sizes including A4, A5, A6, Letter, Hagaki, 3.5" x 5", 4" x 6", 5" x 7", L and 2L at up to 4800 dpi on photo paper, the P6250 prints 6-color 4" x 6" photos as fast as 38 seconds when printing in QuickPrint mode and excluding PC processing time. Maximum draft print speeds run at 22ppm black and 15ppm color while maximum draft copy speeds run at 18cpm black and 11cpm copy. The P6250 also produces high quality color scanning with 1200 x 2400dpi optical resolutions and 19200 dpi enhanced resolutions.

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The Specs

Part Number 21B0281
Operating System Compatibility
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows 98
  • Microsoft Windows XP
General Information
UPC Code 4977766627689
Storage Media
SD card SD Card
Memory stick Memory Stick
Scanner Type Flatbed


PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Fair
Print quality: Color photo Superior
Copy quality Good
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 7.4   ppm
Final Scan Time, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 11.52
Output Score, Color Photo, Best Quality Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Color-Best) Superior
One-Page Grayscale Graphic (secs) 31.36
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 63.68
Preview Scan, Line Art, Maximum Resolution (formerly pf-MFPs-pvLAmax1-Average) 14.49
Line Art Output Quality Fair
Tested Color Speed (ppm) 1.6
Color Photo (secs) 31.18
Preview Scan, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 14.31
Total Scan Time, 2-by-2-Inch Document, Maximum Resolution (formerly pf-MFPs-2x2maxmax-Average) 105.71
Color Output Quality Fair
Three-Page Word Document (secs) 44.03
One-Page Copy (secs) 17.07
Output Score, Text, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Text-Default) Fair
Preview Scan, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 14.21
Output Score, Color Graphics, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Color-Default) Fair
Final Scan Time, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 21.35
Preview Scan, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 14.29
Color Photo, Best Quality Settings 188.83
Preview Scan, 2-by-2-Inch Document, Maximum Resolution (formerly pf-MFPs-pv2x2maxmax-Average) 14.37
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 81.48
5 x 7 Photo (secs) 188.83
Output Score, Line Art, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-LineArt-Default) Fair
Color Photo, Normal Settings 31.18
Tested Photo Speed (formerly pf-PCWPhotoSpeed) 0.3
Three-Page PowerPoint Document (secs) 129.75
Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 0.3
Final Scan Time, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 30.19
Total Scan Time, Line Art, Maximum Resolution (formerly pf-MFPs-LAmax1-Average) 168.63