Are you looking to buy a brand new printer but are not sure which one to get? Here’s a list of 10 technically advanced models that have been designed to impress.
1. Polaroid GL10 Instant Mobile Printer
The GL10 Instant Mobile Printer is the first product from Lady Gaga and Polaroid’s Grey Label line and costs around $169.99. Weighing only 15 ounces, the printer is easy to carry around and is ideal for parties, days out and festivals. Using clever Zink (zero ink) technology the device creates instant 3 x 4-inch prints which are all protected with a mudge proof coating which is also water resistant. The Polaroid GL10 is powered by a lithium ion battery which is rechargeable; the GL10 prints wirelessly over Bluetooth or via USB and is the ideal accompaniment to your Smartphone.
2. Epson Stylus SX425W
The Epson Stylus SX425W comes in at around £60 and offers great value for money. Small, compact and pleasing to look it is an all-round excellent printer which features built-in memory card slots, multi-function scanning, wi-fi printing and copying. This printer uses Epson’s DURABrite inks which means no more smudging as the paper is dry as soon as the printer completes it’s job. Ideal for printing letters and documents quickly and easily this is definitely one of the best-value printers out there.
3. HP PhotoSmart Plus eAll-in-One
The HP PhotoSmart Plus eAll-in-One is most definitely a must-have costing around £66. Believe it or not, you can actually send a document to this mechanical masterpiece as an attachment and it will pop out a perfect print. This printer can even access the internet directly to download a whole selection of the latest apps – how cool is that. With memory card slots and four-colour printing with separate ink tanks the HP PhotoSmart Plus eALL-in-One boasts an intelligent and impressive design.
4. Canon Pixma iP4850
If you are looking for something smart, reliable and simple to use, the Canon Pixma iP4850 is the thing for you. Incredibly speedy with excellent photo and document print quality this device is ideal for printing out everything from holiday snaps to university essays. Priced at around £70 it won’t break the bank and is ideal for students and professionals alike.
5. Canon Pixma iP100
A smart, stylish and sophisticated model, the Canon Pixma iP100 is one of the coolest portable printers around. With the ability to print everything from high quality photos to business cards at an impressive speed, the Canon Pixma iP100 is an efficient and reliable work partner. Ideal for people always on the go, this printer will fit into your daily life with ease and is sure to impress both colleagues and clients. Costing around £130 it definitely is a top buy and one worth investing in.
6. Canon Pixma MG6150
Do photographs make you smile from ear to ear and make you reminisce over good times you have had? Well with the new Canon Pixma MG6150 you can now print off all your precious piccies in full vibrant colour and relive all you special memories in style. What’s more, thanks to a new grey ink, you can also print your favourite snaps in black and white to achieve a truly classic look. Complete with Canon’s excellent ChromaLife 100+ ink set, a 9600dpi print engine and 4800dpi scanner this Pixma costs around £130 and really is a classy device.
7. Samsung CLX-3185FW
The Samsung CLX-3185FW is a state-of-the-art laser printer that costs around £290 and offers great value for money. Ideal for scanning, copying and faxing, this model also includes networking capability via Ethernet or wireless networks. It boasts a colour laser and a 15-sheet document feeder making it a remarkable printer for an office or home environment.
8. Samsung ML-1665
A laser printer with style, the Samsung ML-1665 is cheap to buy at around £70 and cheap to run delivering cost-effective, sharp, dry, smudge-free printouts. Quite and sophisticated they offer excellent print quality and are ideal for office use or at home. With a smart “screen print” button this intelligent printer is able to grab a hard copy of whatever is on your screen at the time meaning there is no need for complicated print dialogs and page set ups – genius.
9. Brother HL-4150CDN
The days of expensive colour lasers are long gone and the Brother HL-4150CDN at around £380 offers great value for money. With impressive print quality, excellent print speeds, duplex printing and Ethernet connectivity this printer boasts a sensational design. Perfect for companies the Brother even has a PIN protection scheme and won’t print off any sensitive documents until someone enters the pass code.
10. HP LaserJet P2055d
The HP LaserJet P2055d costs around £157 and is ideal for anyone looking for an old-school printer that is fast, efficient and wonderfully reliable. This little number does not boast ultra-modern features but it can churn out around 33ppm without even warming up, and offers automatic duplex printing too. The1200dpi resolution generates super-sharp text and the 250 sheet feeder means you won’t have to constantly reload paper. They say the old ones are the best and this retro design certainly won’t disappoint.
So there you have it, a selection of top-quality laser and ink jet pictures that will create sharp, clear and smudge-free prints. Good luck with your new purchase.
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