The Pixma MG7720, MG6800 series and MG5700 series of wireless inkjet all-in-one (AIO) printers have been announced by Canon. The company says they are ideal for high-quality photo and document printing and creative applications. Each model can connect to wireless networks easier than in the past for quick printing from a Canon app with compatible mobile and tablet devices.
Each model can also be used to create additional copies and scan documents.
All of the printers utilize new Canon inks, which provide deeper blacks and more vivid reds in photos.
To further expand upon the usability and effectiveness of the Canon Print Inkjet/Selphy app and Pixma Cloud Link, new features include the ability to print images directly from any Instagram feed. In addition, Canon Easy-PhotoPrint+5 and Creative Park web apps can be accessed from compatible smartphones and tablets to share and edit individual photos using cloud technology as well. Also, documents can be printed from SlideShare and users can send scanned documents directly to OneNote.
Improving upon initial setup time as compared to predecessors, users can install the printer drivers approximately 30 percent faster with the MG7720 printer. All six models also have an improved wireless printing experience for compatible smartphone and tablet users through the updated Canon app, and can easily print and scan images and documents to several of the most popular online social platforms and services, such as Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Photobucket, Dropbox, Evernote, Creative Park, Google Drive, and Microsoft OneDrive. In addition, these models support Google Cloud Print, for printing from Gmail and Google Docs on a compatible mobile device, and from the Google Chrome browser for Mac, Windows, Linux, and Chrome OS operating systems.
The MG7720 printer, which also includes the Touch & Print feature that allows direct printing from compatible Android devices, along with the MG6800 printer series, are aimed at students who need to print on the go from just about anywhere using Canon Creative Park projects.
The MG5700 printer series is called an economical choice while still providing creative features and quality photos.
Each printer features Auto Power On/Off functionality, Auto Two-sided Print and PictBridge printing via wireless LAN for a direct connection to select Canon cameras.
All of the models also come with My Image Garden software to offer a variety of features designed to inspire and enhance creativity while empowering the sharing of images. My Image Garden also features Full HD Movie Print software to help users produce clear images of frames from videos captured on select Canon EOS DSLRs, PowerShot cameras, and Vixia camcorders.
The MG7720 printer comes equipped with the Intelligent Touch System user interface and a 3.5-inch touch screen to easily navigate through various menus. This model also features six individual ink tanks to produce photo lab quality photos at home and professional looking documents.
The MG7720 printer will be available in black, white, gold and red and has an estimated retail price of $219.99.
The MG6800 printer series features a 3.0-inch TFT touch screen for easy navigation and a five colour individual ink set. It is also equipped with a dual purpose paper tray for plain paper in addition to photo paper; a 4 x 6-inch borderless photo can be printed in approximately 41 seconds.
The MG6820 printer will be available in black and the MG6822 is available in white/silver. Each model has an estimated retail price of $179.99.
The MG5700 printer series includes the same five individual ink tank system where four of the inks are designed for use when printing a colour document or image in addition to a dedicated ink tank for printing black & white text documents. These models are also capable of automatically printing a two-sided document to conserve paper.
The MG5720 printer will be available in white and black, while the MG5721 is available in black/silver and the MG5722 is available in white/silver. Each model has an estimated retail price of $129.99.