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Canon Pixma MG4250

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2203 reviews of Canon Pixma MG4250. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. People are impressed by the print quality and size. The performance and price are also appreciated. Many are negative about the control panel and durability. Opinions are divided on the reliability.

usability, price, performance, size, print quality

noise, durability, control panel

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Canon Pixma MG4250 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 225 user reviews of Canon Pixma MG4250 from The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Printers on Opinions about the print quality and noise are on the whole positive. The performance and price are also appreciated. The control panel and durability get mixed reviews, while many are less positive about the reliability.

usability, price, performance, noise, print quality


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

This summary is based on the products: Canon PIXMA MG4250 - multifunctionals (Inkjet, 1200 x 2400 DPI, A4, 216 x 297 mm, Colour, Colour) (printer, setup ink + canon XL Ink)Canon PIXMA MG4250 - multifunctionals (Inkjet, 1200 x 2400 DPI, A4, 216 x 297 mm, Colour, Colour) (printer, setup ink + canon XL Ink)

Oct, 2016

Expert review by: Trusted Reviews (

Canon PIXMA MG4250


A fairly budget all-in-one, with simple paper handling and a tri-colour cartridge.

62mm LCD display, Excellent photo print quality, Good support software bundle

Very slow duplex speed, Wasteful tri-colour cartridge, Occasional long pre-processing

Aug, 2012

Expert review by: David Bayon (

Canon Pixma MG4250


Canon's Pixma range has been a safe bet when it comes to affordable inkjets, but can the latest model hold off a strong challenge from HP?

Solid performance – and new high-yield inks reduce running costs – but it feels cheap in places

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: soscakes1 (

Canon mg4250

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Had to purchase a printer in a hurry as my last one (canon MP520) had died.Quickly went through the best buys etc and sent my daughter off to the only place locally that sold printers (Tesco). Out of the list of 5 possible printers, she came back with...

Aug, 2015

Consumer review by: Staniso (

Canon Pixma MG4250

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This was recommended in Computeractive and it is a good buy. Easy to set up and there is provision to make it quiet in use. It is a front loader and the paper tray takes up space when not in use, so allow for that. It set up on wi-fi OK without...

Jun, 2015

Consumer review by: 2011-08-04 08:41:24.537 (

johnm,s pixma 4250

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My last canon an IP3500 was ok one minute dead the next, hope that wont happen with this as its doing everything ok, was easy to set up, cant really fault it, good VFM cant see that the noise is a problem, just wait until the kettle starts to boil then...

Jul, 2014

Consumer review by: Freetime (

Canon Pixma MG 4250

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It's cheap and it does the job. Not great on ink but then which printer is? it's time someone stood up to these companies. Anyway, although it is cheap, it has all the features that an ordinary householder might need and does not seem too noisy to me,...

Mar, 2014

Consumer review by: CMR102468414 (

Canon Pixma MG4250

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Bought a new printer simply because my ancient Dell printer, although OK with Windows 8, proved incompatible with Windows 8.1.This machine, although on offer and very cheap, seems to work perfectly well and does a great deal more than I need - lots of...

Nov, 2013

Consumer review by: Berger (

Canon PIXMA MG4250 All-In-One Wi-Fi Printer.


" Very easy to set up and use, was printing within minutes of opening the box. Great quality and speed for the price. "

Aug, 2016

Consumer review by: boss (

Canon PIXMA MG4250 All-In-One Wi-Fi Printer.


" It a good product it not that much to buy it worth what you pay for it I will recommend a friend to buy it ease to set up "

Aug, 2016

Consumer review by: pearl (

Very quick and easy to use


" Printer is very smart and does not need very long to find how it works "

Aug, 2016

Product Specifications

Energy Management

Power consumption (average operating):19


Mobile printing technologies:Apple AirPrint, Google Cloud Print, PIXMA Cloud Link

Paper Handling

Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4


Digital sender: No
Faxing: No