With speeds up to twice as fast as the inkjet competition and print costs comparable to laser printing, the Epson WorkForce Pro WP-4535 DWF is a star buy for business users.
Canon's Pixma MG6150 is a slow multifunction printer, but the print quality and ease of use make it a multifunction worth waiting for.
Canon's massive i9950 is an excellent photo printer at multiple sizes, although the asking price for printer, media and inks means it's not for everybody.
Ample features, a smallish price, and mostly terrific output make this big boy a huge hit.
The Canon PIXMA MG7160 offers mostly speedy performance, but like most inkjets, you've got to keep a careful eye on your ink usage.
The larger-capacity ink cartridges haven't reduced print costs by much and the print engine could be a tad faster, but the Epson R3000 produces excellent results on both colour and monochrome prints, delivering images with rich contrast and beautifully natural colours.
Fast print speeds, low running costs and excellent print quality make this a great alternative to a colour laser printer for those who need to print lots of colour documents.
The Xerox Phaser 3600VN is one of the fastest and cheapest monochrome printers to run. It also produces great quality text and graphics output, making it a wise buy for busy offices.
Rapid print speed, top quality results and extra features like dual paper trays and support for direct CD/DVD printing make the Canon Pixma iP4950 a great buy.
The Canon MG6250 is a great option for people who are big into photography. It has an excellent scanner and produces very high quality photo prints. There's plenty more on offer, including Wi-Fi and Ethernet support, direct CD/DVD printing and dual paper trays.
It's fairly expensive to buy and its running costs aren’t cheap, but the Canon MG8250 prints superb quality text, graphics and photos at a rapid pace.
Great print quality and low running costs, combined with an excellent touchscreen interface and handy Web features such as cloud printing, make this model a winner.
HP's Officejet 6500A Plus is easy to recommend. Despite its low price tag, it offers loads of great features, delivers excellent printed results and is cheap to run. The only minor downside is that duplex printing is a little sluggish.
The Kodak Hero 7.1 certainly isn't the fastest colour inkjet all-in-one printer around, but it's cheap to run, looks ace and produces great prints. It's an excellent option for family use.
If you want to be able to produce high-impact A3 posters, we think you'll find the highly affordable HP Officejet 7500A inkjet printer hard to beat. It can scan, copy and fax too.
An attractive, low-profile all-in-one printer, the Epson Stylus Photo PX710W is an excellent choice for photographers after a device that will also handle their regular home printing. It's a best-of-all-worlds machine that largely carries off the ambitious task of excelling in every field
The HP Officejet Pro 8500 wireless makes a convincing inkjet argument for offices with a high volume of prints. With a function touch screen, multiple networking options, and an astoundingly fast print speed, it makes perfect sense to give this workhorse an Editors' Choice award.
The Pixma MG8150 is the costly bigger brother of the excellent MG6150, but unless you've got a burning need for slide scanning, it's difficult to justify the additional cost.