Canon PIXMA iP8770 Review – Canon is a company that is well known for their devices on digital photography and also their high quality printers. This month, we got a chance to review the recently released PIXMA iP8770 that has very impressive specs and features but can it really satisfy the modern user’s needs? Taking a first look at the iP8770, it has a futuristic black design that reminds us of the machines in recent science fiction movies. It has a cartridge port located on the front section of the printer while most of the usual ports such as the power supply, and USB are located on the rear. Located on the front of the printer is a Wi-Fi button which turns on the wireless connectivity manually for wireless printing.
Canon PIXMA iP8770, Behold The Master Printer
Much like their latest range of printers, Canon have implemented some unique features into this printer for added utility such as the Automated Power On system, which allows the printer to turn on automatically whenever the printer detects a print command making, which equals to faster print outs. Connectivity is not a problem with this printer thanks to its support for wireless connection and PIXMA Printing Solutions app which enables smartphones and tablets to print stored documents and images directly from the device.
Cameras that come with Wi-Fi support will also be able to make use of the wireless connectivity with the PictBridge function, whereby users can print photos directly from their Wi-Fi enabled camera without need for wires. Besides that, users will also be able to print labels directly on to DVDs/Blu-ray discs with printable surfaces. When it comes down to printing performance, the PIXMA iP8770 does not compromise with quality.
It churns out plain paper prints at 10 pages a minute which makes it suitable for small-medium office uses. However, the colour prints on this printer tends to be a little grainy which may be a setback for those with photo printing in mind. The text print quality however shows no cause for concern as it provides perfectly readable text with minimal ink bleeding. Additionally, its wireless connectivity is fast and easy to use with little delay in sending print commands to the device.
Overall, the Canon PIXMA iP8770 printer is a really good printer that can handle home or office related tasks with ease and it will be a boon for individuals or businesses that are looking for a printer that can perform without taking up too much space.
- Fast print speeds
- Multiple connectivity options
- Grainy colour prints
Canon PIXMA iP8770 Specifications
- Print Resolution: 9600 x 2400 dpi
- Print Method: Inkjet
- Print Speed: 10.4 ppm
- Feeder capacity: 150