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Canon MAXIFY MB5020

We have collected and analyzed 1 expert reviews and 117 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 70/100 and users rate it 74/100. The average review date is Jan 29, 2015. We have compared these reviews to 948935 reviews from other Printers. The alaScore™ for this product is 84/100 = Very good. Last update: Aug 22, 2018.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Canon MAXIFY MB5020


alaTest has collected and analyzed 87 user reviews of Canon MAXIFY MB5020 from The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other products in the same category on Reviewers are impressed by the size and price. The noise and performance are also mentioned favorably, but there are some negative comments about the reliability and durability.

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This summary is based on the products: Canon MAXIFY MB5020 Wireless Office All-In-One Inkjet Printer, Print, Copy, Scan & FaxCanon MAXIFY MB5020 Wireless Office All-In-One Inkjet Printer, Print, Copy, Scan & Fax

Aug, 2018

Expert review by : Tony Hoffman (

Canon Maxify MB5020 Wireless Inkjet Small Office All-in-One Printer


The Canon Maxify MB5020 Wireless Inkjet Small Office All-in-One Printer, geared to small- and home-office use, has very low running costs and unusually sharp text for an inkjet printer.

Very low running costs. Impressive text quality. Built for heavy-duty printing. Automatic document feeder holds 50 sheets.

Paper capacity is low for the price. Single paper tray. Graphics quality is slightly subpar.

Although the Canon Maxify MB5020 Wireless Inkjet Small Office All-in-One Printer can't keep up with the Epson WF-5620, it's a capable SOHO MFP, with low running costs, a duty cycle that makes it suitable for heavy-duty printing, and good text quality....

Dec, 2014

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Excellent printer, excellent quality


Was going to stick with HP, but took a chance and glad I did. Nice sharp edges and crisp lines, I'm a fan!

Feb, 2016

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great picture in UHD mode


great for printing pictures and the fax works great

Feb, 2016

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Great printer


This is a great printer, it does it all. I really like the silent mode you can barely here it with it right next to you.

Oct, 2015

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Canon Copier for all your needs


runs pretty fast and does it all.. pretty large so make sure you have room. But all in all this one even does photos..right

Sep, 2015

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Well built home office workhorse!


I have been a loyal customer of Canon printers for over 10 years. My last Canon Pixima lasted 5 years and finally gave in to the non stop daily use I put it through. When looking for a replacement I did a lot of research and found out that the MB5020...

Jul, 2015

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Borderless photo printing


I returned the printer after a day because it would not do borderless photo printing.

Jul, 2015

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Works great with my devices. I'm learning about new features every day. It prints crystal clear, so quickly which is important when I am on the go. I am truly impressed with this printer, great work Canon!

May, 2015

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So far so good with my Canon MAXIFY printer. I'm impressed with the all-in-one capabilities. It also holds a whole ream of paper.

May, 2015

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This Canon printer is making a serious impact for the better on my life (business and personal), it is so easy to use and I love a can print right from my iPhone.

May, 2015

Product Specifications


Copier resize:25 - 400
N-in-1 copy function:Y
N-in-1 copy function (N=):2, 4


Color of product:Black


Display Diagonal:3


Fax speed dialing (max numbers):100
Modem Speed:33.6
Speed dialing:Y


Ethernet LAN:N
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Output Capacity

Standard output capacity:250

Packaging Content

Power cord included:Y
Warranty card:Y

Paper Handling

Envelopes sizes:10
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Photo paper sizes:4x6,5x7,8x10
Standard tray media types:Glossy paper, Matte paper, Photo paper, Plain paper


Copying:Colour copying
Faxing:Colour faxing
Number of print cartridges:4
Print technology:Inkjet
Printing:Colour printing
Printing colors:Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow
Scanning:Colour scanning

Ports & interfaces

Standard interfaces:USB 2.0, Wireless LAN


Maximum Resolution:600 x 1200
Print resolution (black, normal quality):600 x 1200
Print resolution (color, normal quality):600 x 1200
Print speed (ISO/IEC 24734) color:15
Print speed (ISO/IEC 24734) mono:23


Input color depth:48
Maximum scan resolution:19200 x 19200
Optical scanning resolution:1200 x 1200
Output color depth:24
Scan technology:CIS
Scanner Type:Flatbed & ADF


Mac operating systems supported:Y
Windows operating systems supported:Windows 10,Windows 10 Education,Windows 10 Education x64,Windows 10 Enterprise,Windows 10 Enterprise x64,Windows 10 Home,Windows 10 Home x64,Windows 10 Pro,Windows 10 Pro x64,Windows 7 Enterprise,Windows 7 Enterprise x64,Windows 7 Home Basic,Windows 7 Home Basic x64,Windows 7 Home Premium,Windows 7 Home Premium x64,Windows 7 Professional,Windows 7 Professional x64,Windows 7 Starter,Windows 7 Starter x64,Windows 7 Ultimate,Windows 7 Ultimate x64,Windows 8,Windows 8 Enterprise,Windows 8 Enterprise x64,Windows 8 Pro,Windows 8 Pro x64,Windows 8 x64,Windows 8.1,Windows 8.1 Enterprise,Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64,Windows 8.1 Pro,Windows 8.1 Pro x64,Windows 8.1 x64,Windows Vista Business,Windows Vista Business x64,Windows Vista Enterprise,Windows Vista Enterprise x64,Windows Vista Home Basic,Windows Vista Home Basic x64,Windows Vista Home Premium,Windows Vista Home Premium x64,Windows Vista Ultimate,Windows Vista Ultimate x64,Windows XP Home,Windows XP Home x64,Windows XP Professional,Windows XP Professional x64


Card reader integrated:Y
Memory slots:1

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