Updated on 4 September 2013 by

Inkjet printers are less expensive, quieter and produce better quality prints when compared to the laser printer. Highly recommended for their best color output and photo printing ability, the best color inkjets have a wider audience among the students, architects, etc. Better wifi connectivity, USB support, intuitive controls with touch screen has made the inkjet printers a success.

The affordable prices with inexpensive color replacements, duplex printing, ADF feature for two sided scanning and printing, even lower print cost per page is a very compelling factor to buy the best color inkjet printer.

Have a look at the latest inkjet printers which will bring the colored printouts true to life. The best models shown down here are from Canon, HP and Epson.


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Epson WorkForce ET-4550 EcoTank All-in-One
Brother MFC-J5720DW
Epson PictureMate PM-400 Personal Photo Lab
Epson WorkForce WF-100
HP Envy 5540 All-in-One
Epson WorkForce ET-4550 EcoTank All-in-One
Brother MFC-J5720DW
Epson PictureMate PM-400 Personal Photo Lab
Epson WorkForce WF-100
HP Envy 5540 All-in-One
$500 - $1,150
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Release Date
Aug 2015
Apr 2015
Nov 2015
Mar 2015
Oct 2015
Output Type
1-pass color
1-pass color
1-pass color
1-pass color
1-pass color
Printer Type
Ink Jet, All-In-One, Standard All-Purpose
Ink Jet, All-In-One, Standard All-Purpose
Ink Jet, Dedicated Photo
Ink Jet, Printer Only, Standard All-Purpose
Ink Jet, All-In-One, Photo All-Purpose
Platform
Android, iOS, Linux, Mac OS, Windows
Mac OS, Windows
Maximum Resolution(BW) - Horizontal
1200.0 dpi
1200.0 dpi
Maximum Resolution(BW) - Vertical
4800.0 dpi
6000.0 dpi
Ease of Use
33% Positive
67% Negative
87% Positive
13% Negative
50% Positive
50% Negative
77% Positive
23% Negative
44% Positive
56% Negative
Quality
100% Positive
28% Positive
72% Negative
66% Positive
34% Negative
75% Positive
25% Negative
100% Positive
Economy
100% Positive
80% Positive
20% Negative
22% Positive
78% Negative
75% Positive
25% Negative
Performance
16% Positive
84% Negative
33% Positive
67% Negative
50% Positive
50% Negative
25% Positive
75% Negative
40% Positive
60% Negative
Scanner
100% Positive
Look and Feel
50% Positive
50% Negative
100% Negative
50% Positive
50% Negative
100% Positive
100% Positive
Price
50% Positive
50% Negative
100% Negative
100% Negative
50% Positive
50% Negative
Connectivity
100% Positive
100% Positive
66% Positive
34% Negative
71% Positive
29% Negative
60% Positive
40% Negative
Copier
100% Positive

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