Canon PIXMA IP2820 Highlights -
Cons: Slow. No wireless or Ethernet support. Frequent photo printing may result in high running costs.
Canon PIXMA IP2820 is a very basic printer suited mainly for home use. The printer is capable of producing color prints with a resolution of up to 4800x600 dpi. It uses a 4 color cartridge system (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black) to produce images. You can also use optional high-yield black cartridges for larger print jobs. Canon PIXMA IP2820 features Full-photolithography Inkjet Nozzle Engineering (FINE) with a patented print head which can deliver ink droplets as small as 2 Picoliters (one millionth of a microlitre). Please note that this printer doesn't support any wireless printing. It doesn't even have a wired Ethernet support.
Functions : Document and Photo Print
Print technology : Inkjet
Maximum Mono Print Speed (ppm) : 8
Maximum Color Print Speed (ppm) : 4
Maximum Print Resolution (Black) : 600x600 dpi
Maximum Print Resolution (Color) : 4800x600 dpi
Maximum Input Media Capacity : 60 sheets
Wireless Print Technology : None
Duplex Printing : No
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Canon PIXMA IP2820 offers many convenient features such as Auto Power On and Quiet Mode. The printer also offers Full HD Movie Print, a feature that can turn HD movie clips captured with your compatible devices into photo prints. My Image Garden software also allows for easy photo organization complete with facial recognition, calendar, filters, layout suggestions and more. Also, Canon's exclusive Creative Park Premium allows users of genuine Canon inks access to a variety of photos, projects and templates. The printer measures 16.8 x 9.3 x 5.3 inches and weighs 5 pounds, which makes it quite compact and light.
The Canon PIXMA IP2820 is not the fastest printer in the market and you may find yourself waiting for it to print your documents. Also, the print quality is pretty average as you would expect from a printer best suited for home use. If you're looking for a cheap and inexpensive printer without any advanced features then Canon PIXMA IP2820 should fit the bill. You could also consider Canon PIXMA IX6820 if you need a wireless enabled printer.