Inexpensive all-in-one device with Wi-Fi; easy installation; small footprint; decent quality for photo snapshots.
Exceptional text and image output, Wireless connectivity.
Exceptional text and image output, Low purchase price, Wireless connectivity.
Low purchase price; excellent print quality; compact design
Slow print speed; ink expensive to replace; lacks Ethernet, LED display, and memory card reader.
Black ink is expensive
Black ink is expensive
Higher-than-average ink costs; no LCD screen; no flash-card slots; low-capacity paper output tray; limited envelope handling
By Pocket-lint on April 21, 2011
The MP495 is a available for a very reasonable price and provided document printing is more important that high-quality photo output, is a nice choice for the budget-conscious...70
By GadgetSpeak on March 24, 2011
With a pile of paper, various images and electronic documents all ready and waiting, it is time to test a new multifunction device. This time the manufacturer is Canon....80
By itreviews.com on February 19, 2011
Although this is one of the cheapest multifunction printers on the market, offering good print speeds, satisfactory print quality and the bonus of Wi-Fi connectivity, the absence of a decent LCD screen, PictBridge port or memory card slots makes it...-
By GadgetSpeak on February 05, 2011
A squat black box, this will be unlikely to pass the lounge police – unless they are goth – but it can be used wirelessly, however for those with no fashion taste – like me – I am only interested in quality of printing, copying...84
By DigitalVersus on January 26, 2011
A pretty little wi-fi model, an allrounder and very nicely priced. Perfect for you if you're not too much of a stickler for photo quality. In terms of speeds and quality for office documents, we can't fault it. Photos aren't its strong suit...80
By V3.co.uk on November 05, 2010
A good entry-level device that is cheap to run, but lacks refinement Good points Wireless connection; reasonably cheap to run; above-average print quality; can scan from books Bad points No photo card or Pictbridge sockets; fairly slow prints; no...60
By cnet on October 28, 2010
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...68
By PrinterComparison on October 20, 2010
For $79.99, the Canon Pixma MP495 offers three functional devices, decent print speeds (for its class), a sleek design, wireless connectivity and a good selection of software. The MP495 could be a great fit for a family on a budget (aren't we all?)...60
By TechRadar on October 19, 2010
The word 'printer' seems too humble for most of the all-in-one devices currently on the market, which sprout full-colour LCD menu and photo preview screens, memory card slots aplenty and high-resolution scanners for photocopying. Some, like the...60
By PC Advisor on September 28, 2010
Although its high black-ink costs will eventually negate your initial savings, that's only with heavy use — something the Canon Pixma MP495 isn't designed for. What it does deliver is outstanding output quality for the price. Jon L Jacobi...60