The Samsung SL-M2020W is the best laser printer you can buy in the ultrabudget price range.
The HP Officejet 100 Mobile Printer is a useful accessory for working on the road. The convenience comes at a premium, but its quick prints, wireless access, and rechargeable battery make it worth the cost.
With so many other inexpensive photo inkjets on the market today, we can't recommend the Lexmark z2420--it's prone to paper jams, prints at a snail's pace, and produces unacceptable quality prints.
The Samsung ML-1630 can't claim to be the best value among $200 mono laser printers--the competition offers faster print speeds and more features--but the ML-1630's aesthetic appeal is undeniable.
The HP Deskjet 460c printer is a boon if you're constantly on the go and absolutely need to be able to print from wherever you are. The option of Wi-Fi printing gives it a slight edge over the competition.
The Lexmark Z1300 isn't for everyone, but, for users who want to spend the bare minimum for occasional prints, it's quite a bargain.
An average budget inkjet printer, the Epson Stylus C88 won't thrill you, but it probably won't disappoint either.
This is a decent first laser printer for a student or a writer, and it would make a good companion to a photo inkjet or an all-in-one.
This HP is affordable if you want a simple color laser printer with wired networking, but it's sluggish.
Need a reliable, bare-bones laser printer with a sense of style? The HP LaserJet 1022 deserves a look.
A moderate price and run-of-the-mill performance make the Deskjet 9800d a utilitarian workhorse.
HP Business Inkjet 1000
Beyond its wow factor, the wallet-size Brother MW-140BT is a perfect fit for anyone needing minute prints from a PDA.
The low-key design of the Deskjet 6840 hides a solid performer that will briskly churn out text, graphics, and photos for up to five networked PCs.
The Konica Minolta PagePro 1350W is a cheap and compact speed demon with good text quality, but don't expect it to print quality black-and-white photos.
The Oki B4250 is an affordable home-office monochrome printer, but it won't work with Macs or hook up to a network.
Small offices pursuing a low-cost, grayscale workgroup laser printer can start with the Dell 1700n.
Whatever savings you get with this printer will be no comfort when you check out its output. Canon's step-up model, the Pixma iP2000, produces better goods and is a far better deal.