Samsung Electronics has announced the launch of its new range of printers, which offers quick printing speeds with enhanced quality at cost effective rates, according to a company statement. The new launch covers the entire spectrum with models catering to entry-level single function, entry-level multi-function and mid-range multi-function segments.
“Users are continuously looking for easier and cost-efficient printing solutions, without compromising on printing speeds or quality. Our new range of printers offer simple, eco-friendly and easy-to-use functionality to deliver high quality, yet cost effective printing solutions”, stated Ranjit Yadav, Country Head, Mobile and IT, Samsung India.
Entry Level Laser Printer: ML-2161/XIP
The Easy Eco Driver and Easy Print Manager enables cost-effective printing. Without editing the original document, users can temporarily edit and avoid printing unnecessary text or images, resulting in an efficient use of toner and paper. The ML-2161series also offers cost-saving functions such as manual duplex and 8-up (max).
The new printers are also equipped with Samsung’s one-touch Print Screen button, which allows users to print the content on their screen. While holding a standard 150-A4 sheet capacity with 20ppm printing speed, the ML-2161 laser printer series is 22 percent smaller than conventional 150-sheet A4 laser printers, according to Samsung. Additionally, the dust-free top cover significantly reduces cleaning and maintenance requirements, while protecting the quality of print results.
The ML-2161 series include Samsung’s Easy Printer Manager, which allows real-time monitoring of printer usage as well as easy-to-view statistics on printer maintenance. The ML-2161 series employs an integrated single management program, which allows the user to monitor other Samsung printers on a single screen for maximum usability. This solution also allows the device to be controlled remotely, which is especially useful in an office environment.
The ML-2161/XIP is priced at Rs. 5,999.
Entry Level Multi Function Printer: SCX-3401/XIP
Aimed at small and medium businesses, the SCX-3401 series has been designed to be economically sound and environmentally friendly. The One Touch Eco Button allows the Multi-Function Printer (MFP) to operate in Eco Mode thereby saving power, toner and paper consumption. In addition, the SCX-3401 series are equipped with Samsung’s Easy Eco Driver solution that enables efficient use of toner and paper. Moreover, users can print upto 8 slides/ pages onto a single page. The Results Simulator within the Easy Eco Driver solution shows users the expected results of reduced CO2 emission, electricity usage, paper and toner consumption for the document to be printed in accordance with the user’s settings. Additionally, by changing certain settings, users can see the expected cost and environmental implications of their printing task, thereby making them aware of the energy and cost savings of the settings they choose.
The SCX-3401 series too incorporates Samsung’s Easy Printer Manager and an integrated single management program. This Multi-Device Monitoring solution is powered by a 433MHz processor with upto 128MB memory. The devices can print up to 20 A4 pages per minute.
The SCX-3401/XIP is priced at Rs. 8,999.
Mid Range Multi Function Printers: SCX-4021/XIP; SCX-4321NS
SCX-4021 series multi-function laser printers can print, scan, copy and fax. According to Samsung, the printers' Eco functions allow cost-effective printing without compromising printing quality or speed. The Toner Save Mode allows users to use less toner on each page extending the yield of the 3000-pages standard toner cartridge by up to 30 percent.
Through the convergence of technology and design, the SCX-4021MFP laser printer series holds a standard 250-A4 sheet capacity with 24ppm printing speed, and is up to 23 percent smaller in size than conventional 250-sheet A4 laser MFPs. The easy 2-step ID Copy function enables users to copy the front and back of an ID onto a single page without inserting the copied paper into the paper tray again. To ensure comfortable device operation from a standing or seating position, the operating panel is tilt-enabled.
The Easy Document Creator application is installed on the SCX-4021series to help users scan, compile and save documents in multiple formats, and share them through social media platforms such as Facebook. The Easy Printer Manager makes it possible to remotely monitor device settings and status of numerous devices at once. While the SCX 4021 is priced at Rs. 11,499, the SCX4321NS is priced at Rs. 13,499.