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Two new Canon PIXMA printers

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PIXMA MG3050/MG2550S announced

Two new All-in-One Canon PIXMA printers


We’ve got to review a lot of printers over the last year, but I know that not everyone has the space of money for larger printers.

Two new ones from Canon come in at the less expensive end of the market.

The Canon Pixma MG3050 (£69.99)and MG255OS (£44.99) use a hybrid ink system (dye and pigment-based inks) to deliver ‘vivid, vibrant colours’. Both are Wi-Fi enabled, allowing images to be printed direct from a smartphone or computer via the Canon PRINT app.

The Pixma MG3050 is also capable of producing 5x5in square prints.

I’m hoping to include more basic printer reviews over time, but our emphasis is always going to be at the more advanced end of the market, such as the PRO-1000

The Pixma MG3050 and MG255OS are due to go on sale in September.

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Press release

London, United Kingdom, 12 July 2016 – Canon today unveils two new All-in-One PIXMA inkjet printers – the PIXMA MG3050 series and PIXMA MG2550S. Designed for the home, both new models are perfect for printing high quality documents and photos, and the compact, sleek design, means they easily fit into any study or home workspace.

Photo enthusiasts can enjoy bringing their pictures to life in vivid, vibrant colours on the new PIXMA MG3050 series and PIXMA MG2550S with Canon’s hybrid ink system, using dye and pigment based inks together for beautiful photos, as well as crisp, sharp text in documents. For photo-lab quality prints and fine detail in an instant, the FINE (Full-photolithography Inkjet Nozzle Engineering) cartridge ink lets you create virtually grain free, smooth prints, while XL cartridges allow you to print more pages.

Connected printers for a connected world
Using Wi-Fi connectivity, the PIXMA MG3050 series enables wireless printing from laptops and PCs as well as smartphones and tablets using the Canon PRINT app, while cloud printing means you don’t need to be in the home to get your prints started – you can print from services and social media platforms including Instagram™, Facebook™, Google Drive™ and more. Quickly connect devices at home with Access Point Mode to wirelessly use the printer without even needing to be on the same Wi-Fi network. For days when you’ve no time to spare, documents can be scanned and sent directly to your mobile device so you can take them with you.

Freedom to be creative
For creative inspiration, the PIXMA MG3050 series and PIXMA MG2550S include My Image Garden for Mac or PC, which organises all photos in one easy-to-use location before creating unique photo layouts automatically, making beautiful displays and prints possible in an instant.  The printers also come with access to CREATIVE PARK PREMIUM, an online service for Canon genuine ink users featuring inspirational designs and projects from professional artists and photographers.

With the PIXMA MG3050 series, photo enthusiasts can create new 5×5” square style photo prints, perfect for framing and displaying in the home or even printing as gifts for friends and family. You also have access to Easy-PhotoPrint+ from a tablet, PC or Mac, helping you get creative using images stored on mobiles or in the cloud, with templates including greeting cards, calendars and more.

PIXMA MG3050 series key features:
Smartphone and cloud printing with the Canon PRINT app
High-quality printing, copying and scanning
8 ipm mono, 4 ipm colour
Easy-PhotoPrint+ for creative printing
Simultaneous Wi-Fi and Access Point Mode connectivity
Optional XL cartridges for lower print costs

PIXMA MG2550S key features:
High-quality printing, copying and scanning
8 ipm mono, 4 ipm colour
My Image Garden software
Auto Power On when you start printing
Quiet Mode for reduced noise during operation
Optional XL cartridges for lower print cost

Pricing and availability:
The PIXMA MG3050 series is available from September with an RRP of £69.99/€79.99
The PIXMA MG2550S is available from September with an RRP of £44.99/€49.99

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