High paper capacity for the price.
2.5inch color LCD.
Ethernet & WiFi network option.
Duplexing to save paper.
Prints excellent looking photos.
Print, scan, copy, faxing capabilities.
Ethernet and WiFi.
Automatic document feeder.
Built-in memory card reader.
On the slow side.
Some concerns about color accuracy.
Rather bulky and heavy.
No included USB cable.
Relatively slow, particularly for business applications.
Scanner cover doesn't telescope.
Output speed prone to intermittent lags.
This printer eats through black ink quickly.
Scanner cover doesn't telescope.
Scanning is a bit off at times.
Large size printer.
By TechSmart.co.za on July 25, 2011
Japanese imaging and optical products manufacturer Canon fires off its latest all-in-one (AIO) printer, the PIXMA MX870, aimed squarely at small office and home users. This capable office workhorse will bring its print, copy and scanning facilities to...-
By eTech Reviews on January 19, 2011
Canon Pixma MX870 has five ink cartridge system and I really like these layouts because they save money. Four tanks are reserved for colors and one is black for text printing. Canon says that color ink cartridge will cost $12.99 and the black inks are...-
By ConsumerSearch on November 01, 2010
The Canon Pixma MX870 is a full-featured fax-equipped MFP that is ideal for a home office. Despite its low price, it is packed with features including automatic duplexing, an automatic document feeder (35 pages) and wireless networking. Its paper...-
By GadgetSpeak on August 23, 2010
This black and grey Multi Function unit (it has Fax) from Canon is both easy to use while allowing the more experienced user to get more out of it with ease. My only doubt is how many people today still require the fax...76
By Macworld UK on August 13, 2010
The Canon Pixma MX870 is at the larger end of the scale in this group test, but there’s a lot to pack in. The Canon has an automatic document feeder, two paper trays, memory card slots and a 6.2cm LCD screen. As well as all the usual printing...80
By TechReviewSource on July 22, 2010
The Canon Pixma MX870 is an all-in-one printer that prints, scan, copies, and faxes and works well in both a home and office setting. It has a few neat features, like automatic duplexing to save paper, built-in wireless & Ethernet for networking,...70
By PC Mag on July 15, 2010
The Canon Pixma MX870 Wireless Office All-In-One Printer is a reasonably good fit for a home and home office or for a micro office, but it's a bit...70
By DigitalVersus on July 01, 2010
Up and running 20 seconds from standby to printing the first page is pretty fast. First page in 11 seconds is very fast. 9 seconds once the printer is on is almost half the time of the most recent models we've tested. A high-end all-in-one...80
By Macworld on June 22, 2010
The Pixma MX870 is one of the better-balanced inkjet MFPs we’ve tested recently. It delivers good performance and good features for the price. While the machine is best suited for a small or home office, its media slots and good color output make...70
By cnet on June 15, 2010
Like Canon's other printers in its Pixma MX-series, the stylish MX870 has versatile features, including a handy scroll wheel and an ample 2.5-inch LCD, to help you get the job done. We recommend the Canon Pixma MX870 as a do-it-all device with an...78