Canon unveils new PIXMA G series Ink tank printers to boost productivity for home and small businesses
Strengthening its product portfolio in the Ink Tank printer segment, Canon India, today expanded its iconic PIXMA G Series lineup with the launch of seven new Ink Tank Printers – PIXMA G3060, PIXMA G3021, PIXMA G3020, PIXMA G2060, PIXMA G2021, PIXMA G2020, and PIXMA G1020. Built to stand out with high ink volumes and low cost printing, the new PIXMA G Series printers include the drip-free, hands-free ink refilling mechanism, and a user-replaceable maintenance cartridge designed to ensure minimum downtime and maximum productivity for homes and businesses.
Equipped to cater to the evolving consumer demands and businesses for cost-efficient and reliable ink tank technology, the new models are specifically designed to deliver a better printing speed as well as Spill-Free and Easy to Handle Ink Filling. Additionally, the printers feature an ‘economy’ mode that helps consumers print up to 7700 colour pages or 7600 black pages on economy mode. The printers also come with an On System guide to clean the Paper Feed Rollers that helps to reduce the service calls and increase better customer experience.
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 especially built to boost productivity for home and small businesses.”
Speaking about the new products, Mr. C Sukumaran, Director, Consumer System Products & Imaging Communication Products highlighted that, “The pandemic has laid the foundation for an entirely new normal, making work from home and study from home an imperative across households and SMBs. With the entire nation struggling to adapt to this new normal, the need to have an infrastructure to support this hybrid working environment has propelled the demand for printers for usage at home as well home-office setups. As pioneers in the printing industry, we consider it our responsibility to bring forth products that address the evolving requirements of our customers and make them adept in today’s connected world. Our expansion of the PIXMA G-series portfolio is a testament to our commitment of empowering our customers with the most innovative, cost-effective, and productive solutions. With the additional user-friendly features and revamped design, the new printers are an amalgamation of next level modern technology and cost-efficiency that will adequately serve the end customers.”
More Ink than Standard Ink Cartridges
Right out of the box, the new Canon G series includes enough ink to last years for most users, delivering up 7700 colour pages or 7600 black pages on economy mode. This presents an easy choice for users who need to print more without hesitation and has the potential to transform traditional printing habits completely.
The printers are suitable 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.
Drip-free, Hands-Free Ink Refilling Process
To avoid unintended filling of coloured inks into the wrong tank openings, the new Canon G series features new ink bottle designs, with outlet nozzles that fit only in the respective colour tank well openings. Ink filling is fast, drip-free, and hands-free, allowing users to complete the entire unboxing and setup process in just minutes while maintaining a mess-free workstation.
An integrated ink tank design also keeps the printer footprint compact, while providing a clear visual indication of remaining ink levels.
Always Up and Running
The user-replaceable maintenance cartridge design of the new Canon G series will also save users numerous trips to authorized service facilities. Replacement of the maintenance cartridge and the subsequent automatic reset of the internal ink counter removes prolongs the printer lifetime well beyond conventional printers and ensures users can continue to print as intended with minimal downtime.
PIXMA G3060, G3020 and G 3021 All-in-One
These multi-function printers with print, copy, and scan functionalities, are designed to boost productivity for home and small office environment. The printers support wireless mobile printing and scanning, using smartphones or tablets on a local network or the cloud. A 2-line LCD panel makes it easy to perform and confirm printer settings. Businesses with substantial daily printing requirements can benefit from higher document print speed of up to 10.8 ipm mono and 6.0 ipm colour for the PIXMA G3060. PIXMA G 3021 comes with additional black ink bottle inside the box.
PIXMA G2060, G2020 and G 2021 All-in-One
The PIXMA G2020 features a 2-line LCD panel similar to that on G3060 and G3020 for easy operation, including ease of management for printer settings. PIXMA G 2021 comes with additional black ink bottle inside the box.
The PIXMA G1020 is the most affordable print-only option within the new G series lineup for students and home users.
Printing for the Digital Age
Users can also print and scan1 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 and parameters. For even easier direct printing from mobile devices, iOS uses can use AirPrint, while Android users can rely on the Canon Print Service plugin, available on the Play store.
The new Canon G series is also compatible with Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa, which enables voice-activated printing. A wide range of documents that can be printed via voice command varies from colouring pages and origami, to message cards and shopping lists, empowering users to perform a wide variety of tasks at one time.
All Printing Possibilities with the Enhanced Easy-PhotoPrint Editor App
The Easy-PhotoPrint Editor app for iOS, Android OS, Windows, and Mac OS platforms is the perfect go-to app for all ID photo requirements, custom photo layouts, calendars, and postcard printing needs.
Create In-house Posters and Flyers with PosterArtist Lite
Using Canon’s free-for-download PosterArtist Lite, users can also make use of more than 1,300 pre-loaded templates, photos and clip art to design a wide range of flyers, posters suitable for different businesses.
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