Pros

  • Inexpensive
  • Automatic duplexer and 300-sheet paper capacity
  • Economical ink

Cons

  • Limited connectivity
  • Front-panel lighting codes are hard to decipher

Manufacturer’s Description

For those who want superior photo quality and built in Auto Duplex Printing at home, your single function printer has arrived. The PIXMA iP4700 Premium Inkjet Photo Printer possesses the high quality, performance and style needed for your varied home printing needs.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.cusa.canon.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 3742B002
Requirements
Operating System Compatibility
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows XP
General Information
UPC Code 884962002476

Performance

PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Good
Print quality: Color photo Superior
Print quality: Grayscale photo Superior
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 6.64   ppm
Performance
Color Output Quality Superior
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 81.24
Grayscale Glossy Output Quality Superior
300dpi Line Art Image (secs) 14.76
Tested Glossy Grayscale Photo Speed (ppm) 3.61
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 34.69
Sports action shot (seconds) 44.32
Sports Action Shot (secs) 17.32
Three-Page Word Document (secs) 36.15
Line Art Output Quality Very Good
4 by 6 Grayscale Photo (secs) 16.63
Tested Color Speed (ppm) 3.33
Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 1.35
Tested Lineart Speed (ppm) 4.07
4 by 6 Color Photo (secs) 44.32
Color Photo (secs) 44.32