Editors Liked

  • Excellent text quality
  • Built-in duplexer for two-sided printing
  • USB, Bluetooth, wired Ethernet, and Wi-Fi support
  • Prints on specially coated CD/DVD media
  • Produces photos quickly
  • High-quality graphic and photo output
  • Prints on optical discs
  • Fast speed for photos
  • Prints high-quality color photos and documents
  • Impressive output speed
  • Attractive design
  • Added extras like Quick Forms, ADF, and an integrated CD drive for custom prints

Editors Didn't Like

  • Photos exhibit more grain and less color saturation compared to some competitors' products
  • Awkward CD-printing mechanics
  • Very expensive
  • Copy speeds are sluggish
  • Although text quality is good enough for most purposes, its a touch below par
  • Limited paper capacity
  • Higher than average cost for black ink cartridge
  • Minor omissions include a hinged scanner hood and speed-dial fax buttons
  • Below-average performance
  • Tiny LCD
  • Poor receiver-tray design