Canon PIXMA MP495 review

What price Wi-Fi printing? Canon's new MP495 cuts a few corners to reduce the cost

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For
  • Wi-Fi connectivity is a bonus at the price
  • Dual cartridge system makes for simpler stocking of replacements
  • Very compact and fairly quiet in operation
  • Simple to use in both standalone and computer-connected or Wi-Fi print modes
  • All-black finish looks quite sleek
Against
  • No PictBridge port or card reader slots for direct printing
  • No LCD menu screen for advanced standalone print settings
  • Running costs with dual cartridge system can be expensive
  • Wi-Fi set-up can only be carried out via a connected computer rather than on the printer itself
  • Photo quality isn't up to Canon's typically high standards
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