12 best MFPs for home and office

Review of the best according to the editorial board. On the selection criteria. This material is subjective and does not constitute advertising and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

MFP – devices that combine the functionality of a printer, scanner and copier. And therefore, they are very convenient to use both at home and in the office. Like printers, MFPs are laser and inkjet, and functionality and economy depend on the type.

We've compiled a list of the top 12 MFPs by type and price to make your choice easier.

Rating of the best MFPs

Nomination a place Name of product price
The best inkjet MFPs for the home 1 Epson Expression Premium XP-830 RUB 11,500
2 Canon Pixma G3400 RUB 11,990
3 HP Deskjet Ink Advantage Ultra 4729 RUB 7,600
The best inexpensive black and white laser multifunction devices for the home – cost up to 15,000 rubles. 1 Brother DCP-L2520DWR RUB 12 622
2 Canon i-Sensys MF3010 RUB 14 490
3 Samsung Xpress M2070W RUB 9,700
The best color laser MFPs for home – the price is up to 30,000 rubles 1 Brother MFC-9330CDW RUB 28,895
2 HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M377dw RUB 25 431
3 Canon i-Sensys MF633Cdw 18 230 RUB
Best color laser MFPs for the office 1 Ricoh MP C2011SP RUB 99 490
2 Konica Minolta bizhub C227 RUB 77,240
3 Canon imageRUNNER Advance C3520i 83 181 RUB

The best inkjet MFPs for the home

Epson Expression Premium XP-830

Rating: 4.9

Epson Expression Premium XP-830

Why # 1: Flagship 5-color inkjet MFP with photo mode.

Description: Epson Expression Premium XP-830 MFP is suitable for use as a small home darkroom. Piezoelectric inkjet technology and 5-color toner (CMYK on dyes + pigment black) are used for printing, and the maximum resolution is 5760 × 1440 dpi. The printer is highly productive. 'Normal' print speeds up to 32 pages per minute, and photo prints on 10×15 cm sheet in 20 seconds. Works with paper weight up to 300 g / m2, and the maximum supported format is A4.

The MFP is equipped with a flatbed scanner with an automatic document feeder. Scanning resolution is up to 9600 × 9600 dpi.

The MFP can be connected to a local network via Ethernet and Wi-Fi, supports direct printing, AirPrint, is equipped with a memory card slot and a 4.3-inch color LCD display.

Advantages

  • Fast, high-resolution printing;

  • Multifunctional software;

  • Supports automatic two-sided printing, automatic two-sided scanning, automatic feeding of originals;

disadvantages

  • Very expensive original cartridges, no refillable, compatible – of poor quality;

  • Not Russified;

  • Uses water-soluble black, not pigment black when printing documents;

Canon Pixma G3400

Rating: 4.8

Canon Pixma G3400

Why second place: MFPs with CISS, but less functionality than the leader of the rating.

Description: The Canon Pixma G3400 MFP is equipped with a continuous ink supply system, making it especially economical when used in printer mode. Filled containers with color toner will last for 7,000 pages, with black – for 6,000 pages. Pigment dyes are used, and the printer is compatible with a large number of brands.

Printer performance is average. The maximum print speed for black and white images is 8.8 pages per minute, for color images – 5 pages. Resolution – 4800 × 1200 dpi. It takes 60 seconds for the printer to print a 10 × 15 cm photo with 100% coverage.

The MFP is equipped with a flatbed scanner without automatic feed. The maximum capture resolution is 600 x 1200 dpi. Not extrapolated. The maximum scanning speed is 19 pages per minute.

The printer connects to Wi-Fi and supports CanonPrint.

Advantages

  • Continuous ink supply system with support for non-original compatible toners;

  • Fast scanning with good color rendition and detail;

  • Print quality is similar to laser printers;

disadvantages

  • Difficult wireless network connection;

  • Black is not pigmented, but on dyes, as a result of which it looks 'dark gray';

  • AirPrint is not supported, CanonPrint is used instead;

HP Deskjet Ink Advantage Ultra 4729

Rating: 4.7

HP Deskjet Ink Advantage Ultra 4729

Why third place: Optimal print and scan quality, but sensitive to paper quality and expensive consumables.

Description: MFP HP DeskJet Ink Advantage Ultra 4729 is intended primarily for home use, as the resource of the built-in printer is 1000 pages per month. Using thermal inkjet technology, the maximum resolution is 4800 x 1200 dpi for color images. Works fast – print speeds up to 20 A4 pages per minute in black and white and up to 16 in CMYK.

The printer works with paper weights up to 200 g / m2 and up to A4 size, but is not compatible with photo paper. The color cartridge (uses the HP 46 Tri-Color) lasts 750 pages, the black cartridge lasts 1,500.

The MFP is equipped with a flatbed scanner with the maximum supported A4 original size. The image capture resolution is 1200 x 1200 dpi and the color depth is 24 bit. Therefore, it is suitable for scanning photographs.

The printer supports wireless Wi-Fi and AirPrint technology.

Advantages

  • The lowest price in the rating;

  • Support for wireless connection and AirPrint;

  • Good print and scan quality;

disadvantages

  • Expensive non-refillable cartridges;

  • Complicated wireless setup;

  • Sensitivity to paper quality;

The best inexpensive black and white laser multifunction devices for the home – cost up to 15,000 rubles.

Brother DCP-L2520DWR

Rating: 4.9

Brother DCP-L2520DWR

Why first place: High print speed, scanning resolution – 19200 × 19200 dpi.

Description: Brother DCP-L2520DWR MFP is one of the best options for a small office. The device has a high print speed – up to 26 A4 pages per minute. It takes only 8.5 seconds to exit the first sheet, and it takes 9 seconds for the printer to warm up when it is turned on or from sleep mode. The print resolution is 2400 x 600 dpi.

The printer also supports automatic two-sided printing. Compatible with paper weights up to 163 g / m2, out of the box is loaded for 1200 pages, and after refilling toner is enough for 2600 pages.

The scanner supports originals up to A4 size, with a maximum (extrapolated) capture resolution of 19200 x 19200 dpi. Supports full color scanning, 24 bit color depth.

The MFP connects to a local network via Wi-Fi and supports AirPrint. Equipped with an LCD information screen.

Advantages

  • Simple and fast connection;

  • High printing speed;

  • Automatic two-sided printing;

disadvantages

  • High noise level;

  • There is little toner in the package;

  • Inconvenient software;

Canon i-Sensys MF3010

Rating: 4.8

Canon i-Sensys MF3010

Why the second place: A printer with fast and high-quality printing, but more expensive than the leader of the rating.

Description: MFP Canon i-Sensys MF3010 is intended for use in small offices, as the resource of the device is somewhat limited and amounts to 8000 pages per month. Nevertheless, it is distinguished by high-quality printing – resolution 1200 × 600 dpi, full-fledged laser technology, speed up to 18 A4 pages per minute, it takes 10 seconds to warm up, and 7.8 seconds to exit the first sheet. Handles glossy and matte papers up to 163 g / m2, toner lasts 1600 prints.

The MFP is equipped with a flatbed scanner up to A4 size. The maximum extrapolated scan resolution is 9600 x 9600 dpi and 24-bit color depth.

The MFP does not support inclusion as a network 'native', only via LAN at Windows, and does not work with AirPrint.

Advantages

  • Support for non-original compatible cartridges;

  • High-quality printing;

  • Simple controls;

disadvantages

  • High cost of original consumables;

  • Loss of print quality when refilling the starter cartridge;

  • Does not always automatically wake up from sleep mode;

Samsung Xpress M2070W

Rating: 4.7

Samsung Xpress M2070W

Why third place: Good as a printer and scanner, but does not work well with wireless.

Description: MFP Samsung Xpress M2070W is a compact device that is suitable for use in small offices. The printer's resource is limited to 10 thousand pages per month, laser technology is used, the print speed is 20 black and white A4 sheets per minute, and the first exit after 'waking up' takes 8.5 seconds. Resolution – 1200 x 1200 dpi. A full toner cartridge lasts 1,000 pages.

The MFP is equipped with a flatbed scanner, which is also designed to work with originals up to A4 size. The image capture resolution is 1200 x 1200 dpi and can be extrapolated to 4800 x 4800 dpi if necessary. Scanned copies can be automatically sent to email.

The MFP connects to a local wireless Wi-Fi network and supports AirPrint. For quick pairing with the phone, NFC technology is used.

Advantages

  • Quiet and fast typing;

  • Low price;

  • Supports Wi-Fi connection;

disadvantages

  • Can be difficult to set up once connected to Wi-Fi;

  • Turns off Wi-Fi in power saving mode;

  • Small cartridge volume;

The best color laser MFPs for home – budget up to 30,000 rubles

Brother MFC-9330CDW

Rating: 4.9

Brother MFC-9330CDW

Why # 1: High-performance small office MFP with automatic two-sided printing.

Description: The Brother MFC-9330CDW MFP meets the standards for modern office devices. It uses LED printing with 4 CMYK toners, and has a maximum speed of 22 pages per minute and takes 15-16 seconds to exit the first sheet, depending on color. The resolution is 600 × 2400 dpi. The printer supports automatic two-sided printing, the toner in the color cartridge is enough for 1400 pages, in the black – 2500 pages.

The printer works with glossy and matte paper up to and including A4 size.

The MFP is equipped with a flatbed scanner with automatic feeding of originals. Image capture resolution is 1200 x 2400 dpi, can be extrapolated to 19200 x 19200 dpi. The scanner works with originals up to A4 size.

The MFP connects to a local network via Ethernet and Wi-Fi, supports AirPrint and direct printing, and is remotely controlled via the web interface.

Advantages

  • Simple and quick setup;

  • Quiet and fast work;

  • AirPrint and Web Based Management;

disadvantages

  • Small cartridge capacity;

  • Few settings in the bundled software;

  • Rare and expensive components;

HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M377dw

Rating: 4.8

HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M377dw

Why second place: A high-performance MFP with a laser printer, but more expensive than the leader in the ranking.

Description: The HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M377dw is designed for use in mid-sized offices. It has a high resource – up to 50 thousand pages per month. The printer uses laser four-color (CMYK) printing with a maximum resolution of 600 × 600 dpi and up to A4 format. The speed of work is up to 24 pages per minute in both color and black and white. The printer supports automatic 2-sided printing, and the toner cartridge lasts for 2300 pages. Compatible with glossy and matte papers up to 200 g / m2.

The MFP is equipped with a broaching scanner with automatic feeding of originals. Captures the image from one side, the resolution is 1200 x 1200 dpi. Scan performance up to 26 pages per minute.

The MFP supports Wi-Fi and Ethernet networking, PostScript, AirPrint and direct printing. Equipped with a 4.3-inch LCD display.

Advantages

  • Functionality, support for remote printing, AirPrint and network connection;

  • High printing speed;

  • Fast and easy connection;

disadvantages

  • Expensive cartridges and small capacity of complete ones;

  • Unrealistic color reproduction and color saturation when using non-original cartridges;

  • Some firmware versions come across unpleasant bugs;

Canon i-Sensys MF633Cdw

Rating: 4.7

Canon i-Sensys MF633Cdw

Why third place: All-in-one office printers with the lowest print speed in the ranking (up to 18 pages per minute).

Description: Canon i-Sensys MF633Cdw is designed for use in mid-sized offices and is rated at 30,000 pages per month. The printer uses laser four-color (CMYK) printing with a maximum resolution of 600 × 600 dpi. Speed ​​- up to 18 pages per minute, while it takes up to 12 seconds for the first sheet to exit, and up to 13 seconds for warm-up after switching on or for a long idle time. Automatic two-sided printing is supported. The printer handles glossy and matte paper up to 200 g / m2 and up to A4 size. A full cartridge lasts 1300-1400 pages.

The MFP is equipped with a flatbed scanner with automatic feeding of originals. The maximum format is A4. The scanning resolution is up to 9600 × 9600 dots. The MFP supports automatic duplex scanning.

The MFP supports Ethernet and Wi-Fi connectivity, AirPrint, direct print, and Web Based Management.

Advantages

  • Low price;

  • Support for non-original cartridges that are cheaper than branded ones;

  • Extensive functionality including web-based printing support;

disadvantages

  • Relatively poor print quality due to low resolution;

  • Poor quality LCD touchscreen;

  • Difficult wireless network connection;

Best color laser MFPs for the office

Ricoh MP C2011SP

Rating: 4.9

Ricoh MP C2011SP

Why first place: Office laser MFP with high scanning speed and A3 support.

Description: Ricoh MP C2011SP MFP is designed for use in small offices and has a print capacity of 20,000 pages per month. The printer uses laser technology and is compatible with matte and glossy papers up to 300gsm and A3 in size. Printing speed in color and black-and-white modes is up to 20 pages per minute, it takes 19 seconds to warm up after turning on or idle, and up to 8 seconds to exit the first sheet. Automatic 2-sided printing is supported, maximum resolution is 1200 x 1200 dpi.

The MFP is equipped with a flatbed scanner with automatic feeding of originals. Image capture resolution – 600 x 600 dpi. Scanning speed – up to 54 pages per minute, maximum original size – A3.

The printer supports an Ethernet connection, is equipped with a card reader, a USB connector for direct printing, and can be controlled via the web interface. Equipped with a color LCD display.

Advantages

  • Excellent print quality and compatibility with various types of media;

  • Convenient web-based management, including scanning;

  • Economical printing;

disadvantages

  • Large-sized device;

  • Difficulty scanning documents up to A4 size;

  • Comparatively slow printing;

Konica Minolta bizhub C227

Rating: 4.8

Konica Minolta bizhub C227

Why second place: Cheaper than the leader of the rating, but color printing is only for office documents.

Description: MFP Konica Minolta bizhub C227 is designed for use in medium and large offices – the resource of the device is 80 thousand pages per month. The built-in printer works on a laser technique, compatible with paper up to A3 size, printing resolution is 1800 × 600 dpi. The speed is up to 22 A4 pages per minute in black and white and color, and up to 14 A3 pages. It takes 20 seconds to warm up. Automatic two-sided printing is supported. The cartridges last for 21,000-24,000 pages.

The MFP is equipped with a flatbed scanner with automatic feeding of originals and image capture from both sides. The resolution is 600 × 600 dpi. Scanning speed – up to 45 sheets per minute, copies can be added to local storage or sent by e-mail.

The MFP connects to the network via Ethernet, supports direct printing from USB drives, and works via the web interface.

Advantages

  • High productivity and print quality;

  • Long resource of cartridges;

  • Convenient remote control and wide functionality;

disadvantages

  • The high cost of original cartridges;

  • With some firmware versions, it does not come out of sleep mode, a hard reboot is required .;

  • Comparatively poor color quality, largely dependent on paper;

Canon imageRUNNER Advance C3520i

Rating: 4.7

Canon imageRUNNER Advance C3520i

Why third place: Fast and high-quality printing, but inconvenient and largely non-Russified software.

Description: Canon imageRUNNER Advance C3520i – MFP for large offices. The built-in printer uses laser technology and four-color toners. Works with paper weights up to 300 g / m2 and up to A3, print resolution up to 1200 x 1200 dpi, and speed up to 20 A4 pages per minute. Automatic two-sided printing is supported. The device has the highest cartridge capacity in the rating – black toner is enough to output 36 thousand pages, but color toner – for 19 thousand.

The MFP is equipped with a flatbed scanner up to A3 size. An automatic document feeder is optional. Scanning resolution is 600 x 600 dpi.

The MFP connects to the network via Ethernet and Wi-Fi, supports direct printing, is equipped with a 250 GB hard drive and a 10.1-inch color LCD display.

Advantages

  • High quality printing of both color and black and white images;

  • Low cost of printing;

  • High cartridge capacity;

disadvantages

  • No AirPrint;

  • The high cost of original cartridges;

  • The web interface is not Russified; for the Russian language, a flashing is required in the interface of the printer itself;


Attention! This rating is subjective and does not constitute an advertisement and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

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