Though it's lacking Wi-Fi and an autodocument feeder, the Canon ImageClass MF3010 laser printer's strong performance and versatile features have appeal for students and home offices on a budget.
For enthusiasts and those wanting to produce high-quality prints at home using a dedicated photo printer, the Selphy ES3 is a great purchase, but the cost of consumables and cost per print is fairly steep.
The Canon PIXMA MG7160 offers mostly speedy performance, but like most inkjets, you've got to keep a careful eye on your ink usage.
Canon's Pixma MG6150 is a slow multifunction printer, but the print quality and ease of use make it a multifunction worth waiting for.
The MP500 is easy to use and is a great machine if you want to do a variety of things such as make cards, print different photo sizes for frames or print labels onto CDs and DVDs.
The Pixma MP630 is a good all-round multifunction printer, without winning a best-in-class prize for any one feature.
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.
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.
The Canon i950 is a sure winner for amateur digital photographers on a budget.
Although it's expensive, the Canon Pixma MP810 is a great photo-centric all-in-one for discerning photo hobbyists and home users who want both excellent print quality and fast prints. You can get a photo all-in-one for less money if you don't need the fast print speeds.
The Canon ImageClass MP4690 multifunction laser printer offers work groups a lot of bang for the buck, but the Dell 1815dn offers nearly the same feature set and faster prints at the same price.
If you're shopping for a sub-$100 multifunction printer for intermittent use in your home, the Canon Pixma MP495 will meet your needs. It prints, scans, and copies documents, and the integrated wireless print server means you won't have a bundle of cables tangling up the office. We have a few flaws to nitpick, but otherwise Canon scores with the Pixma MP495.
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.
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.
The Canon Pixma MG5350 delivers excellent quality prints at a really rapid pace. It's not the cheapest model to run and it lacks a touchscreen, but we think its impressive performance helps to make up for these two slight failings.
The Canon Pixma MX372 is a sensible printing solution for personal use, but photographers and offices looking for a network-ready printer could spend a little more up front for better output quality.
The Canon Pixma MP470 offers good print speeds, great text and graphics print quality, and useful features for a low price. This $100 multifunction printer trumps all of its budget competitors with printer quality; we highly recommend it for home users on a budget.
The Canon Pixma MP460 is a minor update to the MP450. We still like its print quality but were disappointed by its scans. Still, it's one of our top choices for a photo-centric budget all-in-one.