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Canon Pixma IP 2850

alaTest has collected and analyzed 390 reviews of Canon Pixma IP 2850. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. People are impressed by the design and size. The performance and price are also appreciated, whereas the multifunction and durability get negative views.

usability, price, performance, size, design

noise, durability, multifunction

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Canon Pixma IP 2850 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 109 user reviews of Canon Pixma IP 2850 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 Opinions about the print quality and size are generally positive. The performance and usability also get good feedback, whereas the multifunction and durability get negative reviews.

price, usability, performance, size, print quality

noise, durability, multifunction

89% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon PIXMA iP2850 Desktop Printer - WhiteCanon PIXMA iP2850 Desktop Printer - White

Jun, 2017

Expert review by: Martyn Clayden (

Canon PIXMA iP2850 inkjet printer review


Not surprisingly the printer itself is also single hue - a sort of Apple white with occasional dashes of black lettering and icons. When you take it out the box, you almost wonder if it's a toy printer as it weighs a miniscule 2.3 kg; and all the...

Canon's stripped-down basic inkjet printer produces high-quality print results and costs less than £40 but dearer ink costs, photo restrictions and very limited functions might prove a deterrent.

Jul, 2014

Expert review by: Kat Orphanides (

Canon Pixma iP2850 review


This single-function inkjet is a decent buy if you don't need the features of an MFP

May, 2014

Expert review by: mfereday (

A Basic Inkjet Printer : Canon PIXMA iP2850


Not everybody needs a printer with various bells and whistles such as Wi-Fi and remote printing capability. The subject of this next review is just such as basic device.

The Canon PIXMA iP2850 is an inkjet printer. This model concentrates all its functionality on the print aspect using two ink cartridges (Black and Colour). Connectivity is via Hi-Speed USB 2.0 with the user providing the necessary lead to link the...

Aug, 2014

Consumer review by: forestman (

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For the price and if you want basic tasks its excellent, does not do paper ripping like some of this price range,i used for printing flight e-tickets.boarding passes ,pay pal receipts ,useful documents ,prints off e-mails , simple to use ,and im a...

Apr, 2015

Consumer review by: Thermo (

Does the job.

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It's about as cheap and basic as you could possibly get in an inkjet printer, but for simple text printing it's all that I certainly require. Not sure how long the cartridges will last or how expensive they will be to replace. The only noticeable...

Jul, 2014

Consumer review by: jtm (



What a smashing little printer I am more than pleased

Jun, 2017

Consumer review by: oldflyboy (

Canon IP2850 printer


All I wanted was a budget priced print only printer. The only one I could find was the Canon IP2850. I wanted to use it in conjunction with a Canon LIDE 220 Scanner. The two machines work well together....just what I wanted.

Apr, 2017

Consumer review by: Babs (

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Very easy to use and looks good

Mar, 2017

Consumer review by: mr c (

very smart and compact


Overall a very good printer for the price.Typical Canon excellent quality, I've had a Canon scanner for at least 8 years and it has never given me a moments bother and the copy quality is excellent so I am hoping the printer will be equally as...

Mar, 2017

Consumer review by: lanc (

Very easy set up.


Had tried to set up other printers but they were so confusing as i'm not very good with technology these days. This printer was great to set up.

Feb, 2017

Product Specifications

Ports & interfaces

USB port: Yes
USB ports quantity:1