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As the name suggests the workgroup printers are more suited for the office/business. The sturdy compact design make is ideal for heavy usage. Having security features such as password protection, limited users access for color printing, these workgroup printers are great for economic reasons.

Combined with the low cost per page, separate replacements for toners and drummers, maximum monthly duty cycles, USB and WiFi support, excellent print quality in both color and monochrome, the best workgroup printers for Mac are from HP, Dell with Samsung also giving company.

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Samsung Xpress SL-M2825DW

Samsung Xpress SL-M2825DW Wireless Monochrome Printer


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Samsung Xpress SL-M2825DW
Oki Data C831N
HP Officejet Pro X551dw
OKI B731dn
Oki Data C531DN
Samsung Xpress SL-M2825DW Wireless Monochrome Printer
Oki Data C831N Color Printer
HP Officejet Pro X551dw Printer
OKI B731dn Workgroup Mono Printer
Oki Data C531DN Color Laser
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Release Date
Jun 2013
Jun 2013
Nov 2012
Oct 2013
Jun 2013
Platform
PC, Mac, Unix, Linux, Mac OS, Windows
PC, Mac
PC, Mac, Linux
PC, Mac, Linux
PC, Mac
Printer Type
Workgroup Printer
Workgroup Printer
Workgroup Printer
Workgroup Printer
Workgroup Printer
Output Type
Monochrome Printer
Color Printer
Color Printer
Monochrome Printer
Color Printer
Maximum Resolution(BW) - Horizontal
600.0 dpi
Maximum Resolution(BW) - Vertical
4800.0 dpi

  • The Samsung Xpress M2825DW monochrome laser can serve nicely as a personal printer, but its natural home is as a shared printer in a micro office.


  • The M2825DW offers some surprising high-end features, including broad mobile-device support and a highly configurable print manager. It's a good value, and best for light-to-moderate text printing in a home or small office.


  • Other than the Eco mode, which Samsung claims can save up to 20 percent in paper and toner costs, there isn't anything all that special about the M2825DW. But that's OK. Just because it doesn't play music or make snow cones, doesn't make it a bad printer. If you want lots of bells and whistles, you should look at multifunction printers. But if all you need are nice-looking monochrome prints, two-sided printing, reasonably fast speed, and low cost of purchase and maintenance, it doesn't get any better than the M2825DW.


  • The OKI C831n provides good speed and low running costs for a color laser-class printer that can print at up to tabloid size.


  • If you need a laser-class printer for printing out colour at up to A3 size, the OKI C831n should be on your shortlist. It has good speed, a low sticker price, and low running costs, especially for colour printing.
    Its colour output quality isn't up to that of the similarly low-priced Xerox Phaser 7100/N, but it should be enough for many businesses. And its output quality isn't in the same league as the Xerox Phaser 7500/N, but then again, neither is its price.


  • The HP Officejet Pro X551dw Printer beats the competition in its price range on speed, output quality, paper handling, and cost per page.


  • The HP makes some proud claims, and it more than satisfies the majority of them. Very cheap to run, and with a string of strong features and good paper handling, it works exceedingly well. Speed is searing too, outpacing many a laser printer. The text quality isn't quite as dark as we'd like it in order to place it on a par with good laser models. We don't like the tacky installation routine, which (provided you pick the default option) loads your machine with uninvited visitors like the Bing Toolbar.


  • The HP Officejet Pro X551dw really is a new concept in office printers and this machine is an excellent first offering. It's very fast, very cheap to run and produces high quality black and colour print on both plain and photo paper. It's reasonably expensive to buy, but not when compared with colour laser printers with anything like the same specifications.


  • The OKI B731dn is a monochrome laser capable of churning out massive quantities of printed matter, though at somewhat slow speed.


  • The OKI C531dn delivers a balance of speed, paper handling and output quality suitable for a heavy-duty color workhorse printer by small to medium-size office standards.