The Samsung Multifunction Xpress C460FW makes inroads into the inkjet printers' territory with a host of features that are too often lacking in laser printers. But along the way, compromises have been made.
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It may not print colour, but this combination of laser printer and scanner is a huge step forward.
Looks lovely, doesn’t it? That’s what Samsung is hoping you’ll think as it charges a premium for its new product. Laser printers are available from as little as £50 now.
Colour inkjet multi-functional devices aren't quite ten-a-penny, but the starting price is well under £100 and there are dozens of models to choose from. By comparison, colour laser printers with built-in scanners are scarce
The Samsung CLP-300N is only slightly larger than many an inkjet printer. Yet it still comes with a full compliment of features. It offers an effective 2400 x 600dpi, just like the big boys in its class, and sports a healthy 32MB of memory
Samsung CLP-510 is a rather large beast, so if you have workspace issues it's worth taking a closer look at how much square footage thisprinter swallows up before you buy. It also doesn't perform quite how you'd expect.
A newcomer into the photo printing sector, Samsung has recentlylaunched two compact photo printers based on dye-sub technology, ofwhich the SPP-2040 is the more up-market.