AirPrint makes it easy to send documents and photos to a printer from your iPhone, iPad or Mac. Our overview shows which laser printers and inkjets support the Apple standard, arranged from cheap to high-priced.
- Price hit: HP DeskJet 2630
- Compact and multifunctional: Canon Pixma TR8550
- Laser printing in monochrome: Brother HL-L2350DW
- For the handbag: Canon Selphy CP 1300
- Multifunction in black and white: Brother MFC-L2710DW
- Color Laser: HP Color LaserJet Pro M254dw
- Photo Pro: Epson Expression Photo HD XP-15000
Price hit: HP DeskJet 2630
Affordable and compact comes this inkjet printer from HP.
This inkjet printer is cheap and also offers a considerable range of functions. Print, copy, scan– The 3-in-1 device performs all these tasks. In addition to AirPrint, a USB interface and Wi-Fi connectivity options are available. The DeskJet can be fed with normal as well as photo paper.
In addition, the model of HP is compact and weighs only 3.42 kilograms. However, one drawback remains: As with most HP inkjet printers, the DeskJet 2630 has only one cartridge for all three available colors. Cyan, magenta and yellow must always be replaced at the same time, even if only one of the three colors is empty. This increases the operating costs for this printer.
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Compact and multifunctional: Canon Pixma TR8550
Still compact, although about eight kilograms heavier than the HP DeskJet, is the Canon Pixma TR8550. The inkjet printer has a paper feeder that eliminates the need to manually load documents while copying and scanning. Unlike HP, Canon also delivers five color cartridges that can be changed individually.
In addition to AirPrint, the device supports Google Cloud Print and other wireless links to Canon’s own apps. Likewise the Pixma TR8550 is equipped with WLAN and USB interface. In addition, the printer can be connected to the network via LAN.
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Laser printing in monochrome: Brother HL-L2350DW
If you are looking for monochrome prints, you can use Brother’s HL-L2350DW laser printer.
The HL-L2350DW is an affordable laser printer from Brother. However, the device does not print in color, but monochrome. The model is therefore less suitable for printing pictures or graphics. Copying or scanning is also not possible. However, conventional paperwork succeeds in no time at all. In addition, as is common with laser printers, the HL-L2350DW does not bother it when standing in the corner longer. In contrast to ink, toner does not dry up.
AirPrint, Wi-Fi, Google Cloud Print, and Brother proprietary wireless connectivity features. In terms of its dimensions, the laser printer hardly differs from the Canon Pixma.
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For the handbag: Canon Selphy CP 1300
The photo printer from Canon can be conveniently transported in a handbag.
As the name suggests, printing quick snapshots is the specialty of this photo printer. In addition, the Selphy CP 1300 is small and fits easily in a handbag or backpack. A use of the printer at a party or an excursion is therefore nothing in the way.
Conveniently, the printer can access photos in addition to AirPrint via Wi-Fi. Even iPhone users can not send their photos to the Selphy CP 1300. In total, up to eight smartphones and tablets can be connected to the device at the same time. The photo printer is available in white, black and pink.
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Multifunction in black and white: Brother MFC-L2710DW
If you can do without color printing, you will find a complete solution in Brother’s MFC-L2710DW. In addition to AirPrint and Google Cloud Print, files can be sent to the printer via cable or Wi-Fi. In addition, a USB interface is available as access. Copying, scanning and faxing are made easier by the paper feed and automatic duplex printing.
With this variety of functions, however, the laser printer brings a lot of weight. Nearly twelve kilograms hit in the data sheet to book. Accordingly, the model is more suitable for a home office than for a small corner in the living room.
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Color Laser: HP Color LaserJet Pro M254dw
The Color Laser Jet from HP offers laser printing in color.
In contrast to the previously presented laser printers, the HP model offers color printing in addition to black and white. This makes the Color LaserJet Pro M254dw a bit more expensive.In addition to photo paper, the model is also clear with postcards and envelopes in a variety of formats. Another advantage is automatic two-sided printing. Copying, faxing or scanning is not possible with the HP model.
Connectivity options include AirPrint, WLAN, Ethernet and USB. A lightweight, the LaserJet is not. Almost 15 kilograms, the laser printer is heavy.
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Photo Pro: Epson Expression Photo HD XP-15000
This inkjet printer is the highest priced in our overview and a true expert in photo printing. Up to A3 format, the model can bring images and graphics to paper. Color depth and contrast are provided by six individual color cartridges, which can be exchanged individually as usual at Epson.
Apart from AirPrint, the printer also has Ethernet port, WLAN, Google Cloud Print and a USB interface for data transfer. Although the Expression Photo HD XP-15000 can print up to A3, its dimensions are surprisingly compact. Only 8.5 kilograms brings the device on the scales. Users do not need to copy or scan, but CD and DVD covers can be printed on request.
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