Pros

  • Very inexpensive; speedy text printing
  • Speedy text printing

Cons

  • Very slow printing graphics; pricey inks
  • Disappointing service and reliability

At A Glance

Even if the inks weren't so costly, this unit pales next to like-priced, better-featured models.

Manufacturer’s Description

High-quality printing from virtually anywhere in your home over a secure wireless network and share the Lexmark X4650 wirelessly among multiple computers. Up to 25 ppm black and 18 ppm color printing.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.lexmark.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 16F1400
Requirements
Operating System Compatibility Microsoft Windows XP
Ports and Connections
Wireless connection 802.11b
Storage Media
Memory stick Memory Stick
SD card SD Card
Scanning
Scanner Type Flatbed

Performance

PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Superior
Print quality: Color photo Very Good
Print quality: Grayscale photo Very Good
Copy quality Good
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 11.0   ppm
Performance
300dpi Line Art Image (secs) 12.24
Final Scan Time, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 14.24
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 104.81
Color Output Quality Good
One-Page Line Art, Maximum Resolution Very Good
Final Scan Time, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 27.54
4 by 6 Grayscale Photo (secs) 39.16
4 by 6 Color Photo (secs) 37.52
Final Scan Time, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 14.62
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 70.98
Sports Action Shot (secs) 111.67
Overall Scan Quality Good
Preview Scan, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 12.67
Grayscale Glossy Output Quality n/a
One-Page Copy (secs) 13.75
One-Page Webpage (secs) 46.37
Tested Grayscale Speed (ppm) 1.5
Three-Page Word Document (secs) 45.15
Preview Scan, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 16.34
Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 0.5
One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi Fair
Tested Lineart Speed (ppm) 4.9
Preview Scan, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 16.18
Tested Color Speed (ppm) 1.3
Line Art Output Quality Good