To help our readers with their Moms, Dads and Grads purchasing decisions, the PrinterComparison.com staff has put together a list of our top three printer picks for each category.
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Top Printers for Moms
Kodak Hero 9.1 –The Kodak HERO 9.1 offers Google Cloud Print and Kodak Email Print for new and current customers to print from mobile devices on the go. The flagship 4-in-1 HERO 9.1 has a sleek new design with a 4.3-inch touchscreen display, 30-page ADF, 100-sheet paper tray with a 40-sheet photo tray and print speeds up to 8.5 ipm in black and 5.5 ipm in color. Oh, and did we mention it won our Editor’s Choice Award?
Kodak Hero 9.1 review
HP Photosmart 7510 – The HP Photosmart7510 e-All-in-One is reasonably priced at $149.99 and offers families creative options that no other manufacturer can top as of this writing. Other features include: print speeds of up to 13.5 ppm in black and 9 ppm in color, a 4.33-inch touchscreen, 125-sheet input tray with 20-sheet dedicated photo tray and 25-sheet ADF.
HP Photosmart 7510 review
Canon Pixma MG4120–The 3-in-1 Pixma MG4120 is our budget friendly option for moms coming in at $129.99. It offers users new features including a front loading two cartridge ChromaLife 100 ink system, front loading paper trays and Pixma CloudLink as well as a mix of standard features such as automatic duplexing, built-in card reader, Full HD Movie Printand wireless connectivity.
Canon Pixma MG4120 review
Top Printers for Dads
Epson WorkForce 845– The Epson WorkForce845 is made for users in the small office and home office market due to its energy efficiency, price and functionality. The WorkForce 845 offers print speeds up to 15 ppm in black, print resolution up to 5760 x 1440 (optimized dpi), two-sided printing, memory card reader and has a paper capacity up to 500 pages.
Epson WorkForce 845 review
Kodak Office Hero 6.1 –The Kodak Office HERO 6.1 offers Kodak’s newest services – Google Cloud Print and Kodak Email Print – allowing both new and current customers to print from mobile devices on the go. The 4-in-1 Office HERO 6.1 has a sleek new design with a 2,4-inch display, 35-page ADF, 200-sheet paper tray and print speeds up to 8.5 ipm in black and 5.5 ipm in color.
Kodak Office Hero 6.1 review
Canon Pixma MX512 – The Canon PIXMAMX512 packs in four devices – print, scan, copy and fax – and more in a compact, good looking and easyto use box. It also includes a number of useful business features: auto duplexing, 30-sheet ADF, front side USB with memory card reader, dual function panel, AirPrint, etc. It comes in third because the Epson and Kodak offer better cost per page.
Canon Pixma MX512 review
Top Printers for Grads
Samsung ML-2165 – The Samsung ML-2165w the perfect fit for a graduate with limited space and a heavy print flow. It offers an ultra compact footprint, quick print speeds, a one-piece toner cartridge with a low cost per page and a small amount of energy use.
Samsung ML-2165w review
Dell V725w–I would recommend the Dell V725w to a new grad because it’s a reliable, low cost inkjet that offers multiple devices, competitive print speeds, network capability and a blend of office-centric features including a front side USB port, 50-sheet ADF and automatic duplexing.
Dell V725w review
Brother MFC-J825dw – The flagship MFC-J825dw is a 4-in-1 device with print, scan, copy and fax capability for grads who need a little bit extra to get the job done. The MFC-J825dw also offers competitive print speeds, automatic duplexing, CD/DVD/Blu-ray printing, web-connected applications, a 3.3-inch color touch screen and built-in memory card reader.
Brother MFC-J825dw review
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