It's speedy, but the Lexmark E321 is noisy and prints only so-so graphics.
Although expandability can be expensive, the Lexmark C510 is a nearly perfect sub-$1,000 color laser printer for small businesses.
The Xerox Phaser 4400 is a serious laser printer worthy of any busy office environment, large or small.
Color lasers offer better output quality than this solid-ink printer, but the Xerox Phaser 8500N is faster, less costly to maintain, and kinder to your energy bill.
The HP Color LaserJet 1500L's low price puts good color-laser printing within the grasp of budget-strapped small offices. But if you need high volume or room to grow, get a more expandable model.
A single-function color inkjet, the HP Officejet Pro K5400 ably fills a small niche in the small- and medium-size office arenas. Low cost, fast prints, and high-quality text make this a great printer for offices on a budget who don't have high-volume printing needs but want the ability to print color graphics and photos.
A good option for offices that need medium-format printing, but for high-volume letter-size color documents, a color laser is a better deal.
The HL-4570CDW may be quick to print and cheap to run, but its colour accuracy isn’t all that good and the £200 premium over the HL-4150CDN seems a bit excessive to us.
The Brother HL-3040CN colour laser printer is cheap and produces impressive results with both text and graphics. But it's quite expensive to run in the long term, so, if you do much printing, you might want to look elsewhere.
The Brother HL-5140 is an affordable laser printer that will grow with your small business or home office.
Although the solid-ink-based Xerox Phaser 8400 color laser series offers expandability for a growing small business, the merely fair image quality might disappoint.
The Lexmark T430 squeezes high laser-speed claims and business expandability into a tight package.