HP Officejet Pro 8600 Plus e-All-in-Onestars
HP Officejet Pro 8600 Plus e-All-in-One
Epson WorkForce 845 - multifunction printer ( colour )stars
Epson WorkForce 845 All-in-One Printer
Epson Stylus NX430 Small-in-One - multifunction printer ( colour )stars
Epson Stylus NX430 Small-in-One All-in-One Printer
HP LaserJet Pro P1606stars
HP LaserJet Pro P1606
If you put the MG8150 and the recently reviewedside by side and obscured the tiny product logos that sit on the left hand side, we reckon that anyone excluding a Canon product designer wouldn't easily tell them apart. The MG8150 is ever so slightly larger at 470 x 392 x 199mm, but they're both large glossy black multifunction inkjet printers with a focus on touchscreen controls that light up in context-specific situations. It's a remarkably easy to use printer with a highly logical workflow that comes as close to being genuinely intuitive as any product we could think of.
The vast majority of the MG8150 mirrors that of the MG6150, so we'll borrow liberally from our review to cover off most of them. The multifunction aspects of the MG8150 encompass scanning via a 4800 x 4800dpi CIS scan head, copying via the same mechanism and printing; fax is the noticeable absentee feature, but we're seeing fewer multifunctions with faxing built in these days, at least in the consumer/SOHO space. You can however print still images directly from HD movies.
The MG8150 prints from six colour inkjet tanks to plain paper, photo media and directly onto CD and DVD media, giving it plenty of operational flexibility. Connections are via USB or 802.11n WiFi, and it's compatible with Canon's Easy Photo Print App for iPhone and iPad. That's not quite as fully featured as HP's competing ePrint solution that we've seen on the and the .