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The Canon Pixma MG4150 is a new compact, Wi-Fi and Web-enabled, All-in-One printer, copier and scanner. Capable of printing a quality 10x15cm borderless photo in approximately 44 seconds, the Pixma MG4150 features FINE print head technology with a minimum 2pl droplet size and maximum 4800dpi print resolution, and comes with a 6cm LCD display for easy operation. Bundled with a comprehensive suite of scanning, document and photo printing software, the Canon Pixma MG4150 is available from March 2012, priced at £119/€139.
Canon Press Release
Canon launches new affordable web-enabled All-In-One – PIXMA MG4150
United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, 1st February 2012 – Canon today announces a new compact, web-enabled, All-in-One printer packed with clever features to suit students or families looking for an affordable, quality printer with the latest web features. The PIXMA MG4150 comes in a stylish black design with enhanced functionality and connectivity features to make printing from smartphones and tablets easier than ever before.
The MG4150 also features duplex printing functionality and environmentally responsible design features, as well as a range of smart software to enable users to get the most out of their printed documents and photos.
Connect and Share
Thanks to integrated Wi-Fi capabilities, the MG4150 can scan and copy from virtually anywhere in the home. With Canon’s Easy Photo-Print App, PC-free printing and scanning and wireless mobile printing from iOS™ or Android™ devices is also quick and easy. With direct access to the cloud, users can even print their favourite photos stored on online albums, including CANON iMAGE GATEWAY and Picasa Web Albums, using Online Album Photo Print via the PIXMA Cloud Link.
The time saving MG4150 also includes a range of print-ready templates, including calendars, envelopes, stationery, memos and other useful resources, which are all available at the touch of a button with Web Template Print.
Printing premium quality documents and photos at home is fast with the new MG4150; a quality 10x15cm borderless photo, printed in default mode, is produced in approximately 44 seconds, with ISO speeds of 9.9ipm for black and white documents and 5.7ipm for colour. For frequent users, Canon FINE ink cartridges now come in a high yield XL size offering up to 50% cost per page savings over standard tanks (based on Canon RSP, compared to equivalent non XL Canon cartridge, using ISO/IEC24712 page yield). The models are ideal for both text documents and photo printing; FINE print head technology with a minimum 2pl droplet size, combined with maximum 4800dpi print resolution, produces beautiful photo prints and crisp word documents. The MG4150 also features a 6.0cm LCD display for easy operation and comes with Auto Duplex Print allowing for automatic printing on both sides of the page for greater efficiency.
The MG4150’s smart design and eco settings also mark it out from the crowd. A stylish high-gloss look and compact design makes the MG4150 fit into the most stylish of homes. Canon’s FastFront design allows paper and ink cartridges to be loaded into the front of the printer, so it can be placed against a wall or on a shelf, saving valuable space. For eco-conscious users, the new ECO Setting monitors paper and CO2 reductions and demonstrates the savings made by using the Auto Duplex mode. The Auto Power Off feature ensures the main power can be automatically turned off after a set time to save energy, whilst the Quick Start function allows the MG4150 to power up again quickly, for on-demand printing.
The new MG4150 comes with a range of software solutions for smart printing that will appeal to those looking for the very latest features.
A comprehensive suite of intuitive software for photo and document printing and scanning comes as standard. For example, for keen photographers, Auto Photo Fix II software uses Face Detection and Scene Analysis technology to remove common flaws for great looking prints every time.
When used with Canon genuine inks, the MG4150 comes with access to CREATIVE PARK and CREATIVE PARK PREMIUM, a fantastic free resource for printing cards, printable crafts and calendars. It also includes access to exclusive imagery and artwork from famous artists and photographers.
Easy-WebPrint EX (With Internet Explorer 7, 8 and 9 (for Windows) prints web pages exactly as required which means wasting paper or ink when printing from the internet is a thing of the past. The intuitive software means multiple web pages can be combined and printed on one page using Auto Clip or the one click fit-to-page option, offering truly intelligent printing from the web.
Easy-PhotoPrint EX software means users can impress friends and family and get creative with content – printing photos, calendars and albums. With new Fun Filter Effect, apply fun and artistic image effects to prints including Blur Background, Fish-eye, Soft Focus, Miniature and Toy Camera.
HD Movie stills can be captured and printed from full HD video footage shot on Canon’s range of Digital SLRs or Canon Digital Still Cameras. Multiple images can be combined to give a sense of motion to the printed photos with Merge Frames, while Layout Print lets users select a small movie clip and use a comic-strip effect to print a storyboard.
PIXMA MG4150 – key features:
All-in-One: Print, Copy, Scan & Wi-Fi
Compact FastFront design
Up to 4800dpi, min. 2pl quality
ISO ESAT speed 9.9 mono/5.7 colour ipm
10x15cm photo in 44sec
Auto Duplex Print
PIXMA Cloud Link
Full HD Movie Print
CREATIVE PARK PREMIUM
Pricing and Availability
The PIXMA MG4150 is available from March 2012, priced at £119.00/€139.00 RRP incl. VAT.