Multifunction printers are staple to most businesses and offices, producing documents, photos and combination of both. Despite the ubiquity of tablets and smartphones, printing machines will not be extinguished, considering our needs for hard copies in the office or even at home. In fact the sheer volume of copiers and mfp printers in the market dictates that we still need these machines.
The printer market is highly dynamic, like the global smartphone competition. Prices aside, new models are emerging from one season to another and it’s getting predictable. Next thing you know, the one you have which you thought was the latest model, is now the predecessor of a better one. But let’s not lament to that, instead let us introduce you to the upcoming multifunction printers and copiers of 2021 from the most accessible to the best budget.
HP LaserJet Pro M15w
Let’s start with the small but capable laser printer, the HP LaserJet Pro M15W practically leaves a tiny footprint. Having a dimension of 8 x 14 inches, it fits perfectly on a small corner or even a bookshelf. Now that everyone seems to be working from home, certain aspects like space is something one must consider when getting a laser printer. With it’s Wi-Fi connectivity, and everyone’s smartphone as scanner, anyone can print from their phone. The HP LaserJet Pro is a great laser printer for under $110.
One of Sharp’s color laser printer from the MX series that features voice-activation. The Sharp MX-C304W is a desktop color document MFP. It also offers a small foot print with a dimension of 19 x 22 x 25 inches, perfect for small business and office. The MX-C304W has a print speed of 30 ppm and provides a maximum monthly duty cycle of 75,000 pages. Though it is most certainly a great fit for small businesses, he price however might be beyond your budget, starting at $5000 and goes higher with additional peripherals.
Xerox Versalink C405
A copier and multifunction printer with a tablet-size intuitive screen for easy controls, that’s the C405. Built specifically for medium-sized workgroups, and offers low-cost printing with the available extra high-yield cartridge that can product up to 10,000 pages. The Xerox Versalink C405 is a color MFP copier with 36ppm print speed in both color and mono prints. Its duty cycle of approximately 85,000 pages-per-month is a perfect fit for small-to-medium sized businesses. Unit price point starts at $700, additional cost incur with peripheral add-ons.
If you’re considering to upgrade to Xerox Versalink MFP copiers, we’ve got a lot of machines to offer this year, just head over to our website and browse through our inventory.
Toshiba eSTUDIO 8515A
A copier with the highest duty-cycle among the machines we’ve aforementioned. It offers one of the highest duty cycle of up to 720,000 pages-per-month. Considering the added cost of supplies, this unit however, cost a lot for small to midsize businesses. The Toshiba 8515A is a monochrome copier and has a printing speed of 85 pages-per-minute without compromising the quality of 3600 x 1200 dpi. It comes with a 10-inch tablet-like WVGA touch screen that users can tilt and features remote virtual network computing.
Well if you’re on a tight budget, but considering to upgrade to Toshiba e-Studio, you can check our available units of mono and color e-Studio copiers.