Canon has launched its flagship high-speed Ink Tank printers in its PIXMA G-series for home and small businesses in India. The company has released a total of seven new Ink Tank Printers namely PIXMA G3060, PIXMA G3021, PIXMA G3020, PIXMA G2060, PIXMA G2021, PIXMA G2020, and PIXMA G1020. The printers include drip-free, hands-free ink refilling mechanism, and a user-replaceable maintenance cartridge built to stand out with high ink volumes and low-cost printing.
Speaking on the launch, Mr. Kazutada Kobayashi, President & CEO, Canon India said, “The pandemic has transformed the way we have operated, by bringing in a significant shift in the usage pattern of technology and devices. With the entire world grappling to adapt to a hybrid working environment, we have witnessed a sudden rise in the demand of multi-functional ink-tank printers. This has further led to the Consumer System Products division becoming one of the highest contributing businesses for us in India. As we continue to address the evolving needs of our customers, we are delighted to further strengthen our ink-tank product portfolio with the launch of 7 versatile PIXMA G series printers that are specially built to boost productivity for home and small businesses.”
The printers are touted to be cost-efficient and comes with reliable ink tank technology. The devices are designed to deliver high-speed printing, Spill-Free and Easy to Handle Ink Filling. According to the company, all the Canon printers have an economy mode that lets the users print up to 7700 colour pages or 7600 black pages in economy mode. It is suitable to print for general use or photo printing, with the dedicated use of pigment black ink for crisp and sharp text in text documents and line drawings, and automatic switching to only dye-ink colour channels when there is a need to produce full-borderless glossy photos up to A4 sizes.
In addition to this, there is an On System guide to clean the Paper Feed Rollers that helps to reduce the service calls and increase better customer experience. The new Canon G series features new ink bottle designs, with outlet nozzles that fit only in the respective colour tank well openings to avoid unintended filling of coloured inks into the wrong tank openings. All the printers have support for wireless connectivity, therefore, allowing mobile printing as well as scanning 1 from iOS and Android mobile devices (smartphone, tablets, and laptops) through the Canon PRINT Inkjet/SELPHY app that offers fine-tuned control of all printer settings.
The Pixma G series printers also feature a 2-line LCD panel to perform and confirm printer settings. The PIXMA G3060. PIXMA G 3021 comes with an additional black ink bottle inside the box.
Similar to the above-mentioned models the G2020 also features a 2-line LCD for easy operation, including ease of management for printer settings. PIXMA G 2021 comes with an additional black ink bottle inside the box.
Additionally, the Canon printers comes with voice assistant support for Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa, which enables voice-activated printing.
Pricing and availability
The price of the Canon PIXMA G3060, G3021, G3020 has been set at Rs 17,403, Rs. 17,704 and Rs. 17,102 respectively. Whereas PIXMA G2060, G2021, G2020 and G1020 are priced at Rs. 14,203, Rs. 14,523, Rs. 13,922 and Rs.11,048 respectively. All the printers will be available across leading e-commerce platforms and authorized retailers starting 15 February 2020, in India.
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