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Canon imageClass / i-Sensys MF4890DW

alaTest has collected and analyzed 111 reviews of Canon imageClass / i-Sensys MF4890DW. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. People are impressed by the size and design. The paper handling and price are also mentioned favorably, whereas opinions about the noise and usability are different. There are some less positive comments about the reliability and durability.

performance, price, paper handling, design, size

multifunction, durability, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Canon imageClass / i-Sensys MF4890DW is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 user reviews of Canon imageClass / i-Sensys MF4890DW from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Printers on Reviewers really like the noise and performance. The price and design also get good feedback, but some have doubts about the multifunction.

usability, design, price, performance, noise


80% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon i-SENSYS MF4890dw All-In-One Mono Multifunctional Laser Printer/Copier/Scanner/Fax with Wi-FiCanon i-SENSYS MF4890dw All-In-One Mono Multifunctional Laser Printer/Copier/Scanner/Fax with Wi-Fi

Jun, 2017

Expert review by: M. David Stone (

Canon imageClass MF4890dw


The Canon imageClass MF4890dw delivers duplex scanning in a micro and small office monochrome laser MFP.

Fast. Prints, scans, faxes, copies. Duplex printing. Duplexing automatic document feeder. Ethernet and Wi-Fi.

Wi-Fi support is for infrastructure mode only.

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Dec, 2012

Expert review by: Trusted Reviews (

Canon i-SENSYS MF4890dw


Canon's i-SENSYS MF4890dw is a compact mono laser all-in-one with wireless connection and full duplex print, copy and scan.

Dedicated scan and copy functions, Paper tray cover, Clear controls

Annoying wake-up button, No XL cartridge option, Poor driver interface

May, 2013

Expert review by: Martyn Clayden (

Canon i-SENSYS MF4890dw review


Canon's latest i-SENSYS MF4890dw is a compact multifunction mono laser printer with a good stack of features. Styled in ubiquitous cream and black, this is a lightweight printer (13.4kg) that won't take up much space on a work surface, measuring just...

Canon seems to have hit a target with its new compact MFP mono laser printer as it combines a broad range of features with fast speeds, good print quality, if unexceptional running costs.

Jan, 2013

Expert review by: Simon Handby (

Canon i-Sensys MF4890dw review


A smart mono laser MFP for the small office, but it could be cheaper to run

Dec, 2012

Expert review by: Dave Mitchell (

Review: Canon imageClass MF4890dw


A low-cost mono MFP that combines fast print speeds with a useful array of features.

Nov, 2013

Expert review by: PC Pro (

Canon i-Sensys MF4890dw


A low-cost mono MFP that combines fast print speeds with a useful array of features

Jul, 2013

Expert review by: Rahul (

Canon imageClass MF4890dw - PCQuest


Canon MF4890dw is a monochrome laser MFP. Setting up the device is not troublesome at all. You can connect the MFP directly to a PC through USB 2.0 port. The

Mar, 2013

Expert review by: Naaptol (

Expert Review


The Canon imageClass MF4890dw monochrome laser multifunction printer proves as a show stealer with its extra ordinary MFP features along with the flexibility to scan both sides of a page for duplex (two-sided) scanning, copying, and faxing.

Feb, 2013

Consumer review by: Anonymous (

Awesome printer if you have a reliable router.


From my experience, I'd recommend you install it using an ethernet cable unless you're extremely close to your wireless router. I look at the price and can't help but think I got a sweet bargain! I paid $200 for this printer and toner and now the price...

Good speed, not too heavy, and has all the necessary components of a base office printer. When this printer works, it works well.

An annoying thing happens when the printer loses connection to your WiFi router. It will reset to some default IP address and it's a pain in the rear end to reconnect and set everything up again. This happens a lot now days since my router was a bit...

Jan, 2016

Consumer review by: Happy camper (

Great printer for home or small office


Great value for the price ; Very easy setup ; I can print from my smartphone with the downloadable app ; Duplex printing at this price is a bonus

None so far

Dec, 2014

Product Specifications

Energy Management

Power consumption (average operating):0.9 / 1320 / 520 / 560


Fax resolution (black & white):200 x 400


Mobile printing technologies: No

Paper Handling

Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Multi-Purpose Tray media weight:16 - 43
Multi-Purpose Tray media weight (imperial):16 - 43
Standard tray media weight:16 - 43 / 60 - 163
Standard tray media weight (imperial):16 - 43 / 60 - 163


Digital sender: No
Scanning:Colour / Mono