Updated on 3 December 2015 by

$100 is the best bargain you'd get for a printer with decent features and are perfect for students. The best printers under $100 have got to be the Canon and other units, incorporating color printing and copying elements to provide good print quality, speed and paper handling capabilities.

You could buy a printer at a cost as low as $50 and note that you would get mostly the personal printers under sub-$100 price range. The best printers under $100 are simple, fast, easy to use and can print out quality text and other simple graphics. It is suggestible to buy the laser printers considering their yield from the toners when compared to the ink cartridges. These cheap laser printers are mostly the monochrome ones and are budget-friendly too.

Among the list of cheap personal printers, the best single-function photo inkjet printers find productive usage in photo printing but may not be best for bulk text printing. The best inkjet models under $100 offer moderate image quality prints and they are the least expensive printers available.

There are generic portable printers available under $100 price range and you might not get the desired quality. If you are in need of an all-in-one printer, the sub-$100 is not the place for you and if you are ready to pay more than this price there are chances of getting entry-level multifunction printers.

Check out our listing of best printers under $100 available from the brands like Canon, HP and Epson under the Pixma, Deskjet and Workforce product lines which offer a print speed of at least 9 ppm. These printers are also PC and Mac compatible which can print at a resolution of at least 600x600 dpi.


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HP OfficeJet 4650 All-in-One
Canon Pixma MG5720 Wireless Inkjet All-in-One
HP Envy 4520 All-in-One
HP Officejet Pro 6230 ePrinter
HP OfficeJet 4650 All-in-One
Canon Pixma MG5720 Wireless Inkjet All-in-One
HP Envy 4520 All-in-One
HP Officejet Pro 6230 ePrinter
$100
$100 - $123
$100
$100
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Release Date
Oct 2015
Oct 2015
Oct 2015
Feb 2015
Output Type
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, Photo All-Purpose
Ink Jet, All-In-One, Photo All-Purpose
Ink Jet, Printer Only, Standard All-Purpose
Cost Per Page (Mono)
6.7 cents
4.7 cents
6.6 cents
3.0 cents
Cost Per Page (Color)
17.0 cents
13.7 cents
17.0 cents
9.9 cents
Average Rating
 3.5 stars
 3.8 stars
 3.3 stars
 4.5 stars
Ease of Use
42% Positive
58% Negative
100% Positive
50% Positive
50% Negative
50% Positive
50% Negative
Quality
60% Positive
40% Negative
100% Positive
87% Positive
13% Negative
100% Positive
Connectivity
75% Positive
25% Negative
66% Positive
34% Negative
80% Positive
20% Negative
100% Positive
Economy
50% Positive
50% Negative
33% Positive
67% Negative
100% Positive
Look and Feel
100% Positive
100% Positive
100% Positive