Pros

  • Low-priced; Ethernet and Wi-Fi included
  • Sharp text quality; high paper capacity

Cons

  • Flimsy rear input; no ADF or duplexing
  • Can't take xD media

At A Glance

Cool features include Wi-Fi and dual inputs; but its speed is so-so, and some parts feel cheap.

Manufacturer’s Description

PIXMA MP620 All-In-One Printer allows you to print wirelessly from anywhere in your small office or home office via Wi-Fi. Or network via Ethernet cable and print from a wired computer in another room. Print photos directly from memory cards, previewing and enhancing images on the 2.5 TFT display. You can also print from a compatible digital camera, camera phone or even a Bluetooth device using the optional BU-30 Bluetooth interface . Printer produces 4 x 6 photos with 9600 x 2400 color dpi resolution with microscopic droplets as small as 1 picoliter in 41 seconds. Prints 26 monochrome pages per minute and 17 color pages per minute. Copies 24 pages per minute and 16 copies per minute. All-in-one printer offers 150-sheet automatic sheet feeder, copy scaling from 25 to 400 percent and multiple copying up to 99 pages. Scans yield 2400 x 4800 color dpi results. Scanner features include auto scan mode and network scan. Printer weighs 18.7 lb. Energy Star qualified.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 2921B008AA
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 Superior
Print quality: Grayscale photo Very Good
Copy quality Very Good
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 7.6   ppm
Performance
300dpi Line Art Image (secs) 22.55
Final Scan Time, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 11.6
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 50.38
Color Output Quality Good
One-Page Line Art, Maximum Resolution Good
Final Scan Time, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 14.33
4 by 6 Grayscale Photo (secs) 25.89
4 by 6 Color Photo (secs) 25.84
Final Scan Time, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 8.61
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 102.94
Sports Action Shot (secs) 47.95
Overall Scan Quality Good
Preview Scan, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 6.22
Grayscale Glossy Output Quality n/a
One-Page Copy (secs) 17.1
One-Page Webpage (secs) 31.34
Tested Grayscale Speed (ppm) 2.3
Three-Page Word Document (secs) 46.95
Preview Scan, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 6.25
Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 1.3
One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi Good
Tested Lineart Speed (ppm) 2.7
Preview Scan, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 6.27
Tested Color Speed (ppm) 2.2
Line Art Output Quality Good