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Canon LBP-5050

alaTest has collected and analyzed 89 reviews of Canon LBP-5050. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Views about the reliability and performance are overall positive. The paper handling and price also get good feedback, whereas many are less positive about the usability.

price, paper handling, performance, reliability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Canon LBP-5050 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by: Expert Reviews Staff (

Canon iSENSYS LBP5050 review


Cleverly designed and capable of superb results, Canon's offering loses out on winning by a small margin.

Oct, 2009

Consumer review by: Doughboy (



I bought this having sold Canon computer products for years along with other brands. Couldn't recall ever having to send one back (unlike HP and Brother)so went for it. Got a great deal online. Its larger than some colour lasers but that just means...

Robust. Easy to set up. Paper feed above average. Large capacity paper tray. Replacement toner cost acceptable . Doesn't pong like a cheap Brother.

Nags about low toner and forces you to select continue even when there is many pages left. Not unusual in printers, though. Initial toner reduced capacity.

Aug, 2010

Consumer review by: Allan Waterfall (

Poor printer


This printer constantly recalibrates and and wastes toner.There is no way to adjust this.It frequently says there is a paper jam when there is no paper in it.The first print is quick,but then you have to wait three minutes before you can use it again.I...

Product Specifications

Paper Handling

Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4