Canon PIXMA iP4850 review

Canon's new super-fast printer builds on the runaway success of the iP4700

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"The iP4850 is an absolute stunner. Print quality is exceptional and it's immensely fast. At the price, it's an absolute steal."
  • Compact, lightweight but immaculately put together and solidly built
  • Superb quality for both photos and documents
  • Dual full-sized A4 cassette and rear tray paper feeders
  • Auto duplex and direct printing onto CDs and DVDs
  • Super-fast printing with absolute precision
  • No Wi-Fi or Ethernet connectivity
  • Lacks all-in-one extras like a scanner
  • Running costs are slightly higher than with some of Canon's older printers, such as the iP4500
  • No memory card slots so direct photo printing relies solely on the PictBridge interface
  • No radical advancements over the older iP4700
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