Printers play an important role in our lives. Whether be it printing assignments for your children or the last minute print out of your flight tickets, printers have, indeed, made our lives easier. Gone are those days when you need to rush to your near photocopy shop or internet cafe to take out prints of your important documents as with the advancement in technology, we have seen the printers becoming more compact and more budget friendly as well. But when it comes to choosing the best out of the rest, it becomes a confusing job. So, in order to make it easier for you, we present you the top 5 printers, which you can consider buying right now.
Epson is a well-known name when it comes to printer industry. The brand has a good reputation of bringing rolling out some quality products and this one is no different. The all-in-one printer comes with ADF, WiFi, networking, fax and duplex functionalities as well as a suite of connectivity features, aimed at achieving cost effective speed and quality.
Duplex printing is a feature of some computer printers that allows the printing of a sheet of paper on both sides. The Epson L655 can print colour documents with razor-sharp text and images, and black prints that are water and smudge-resistant as well. It offers a reliable quality of 4800 dpi high-resolution output. The Epson L655 has Wi-Fi Direct connectivity and it allows users to connect up to 4 devices to the printer without a router. The L655 also comes enabled with Ethernet.
Users can enjoy print speeds of up to 13.7ipm for standard print, along with draft print speeds of up to 33ppm with Epson’s PrecisionCore printhead. The L655 also supports automatic duplex printing up to 6.5ipm, therefore reducing paper wastages. The printer is equipped with a 30-sheets ADF unit for convenient scanning and copying of multipage documents. The L655 Broadcast Fax and PC-fax functions allow users to send a fax digitally with their computer. It has 100-page fax storage memory that ensures incoming faxes even if the printer is out of paper or ink. Overall, priced at Rs 26,199, it is surely one of the best printers available in the market.
Canon ImageClass MF249dw all-in-one printer
Canon ImageClass MF249dw is a compact monochrome all-in-one laser printer that is best suited for home office, micro office or for personal use. The printers come loaded with a host of interesting features including duplex printing, which basically print on both sides. It comes with standard PCL language, which makes it compatible with wide range of business applications.
There are task-dedicated buttons on the display panel, which makes it easier to perform frequent tasks and the panel is tiltable, which provides some flexibility. The imageCLASS MF249dw has wireless connectivity, allowing you to connect the printer wirelessly to your network and do away with unsightly cables.
Talking about key specifications, the printer uses monochrome laser beam printing technology and has a print speed of 27 papers per minute. It has first print out time of approx. 6 seconds and can print up to 600 x 600 dpi. On the connectivity front, it supports Ethernet, WiFi, WiFi direct and also support mobile printing. It has toner cartridge, which the boast can print up to 2400 pages. Overall, with a price tag of Rs 28,499, it is a good option if you are looking for a monochrome printer.