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Canon Pixma IP 2850

alaTest has collected and analyzed 539 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. Reviewers really like the design and size. The performance and price also get good feedback, but some have doubts about the paper handling and multifunction.

usability, price, performance, size, design

noise, durability, reliability, multifunction, paper handling

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 Views about the print quality and size are generally positive. The performance and usability also get good feedback. The multifunction and durability get less positive 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

Aug, 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: (

Canon Pixma iP2850 review

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The Canon Pixma iP2850 is a standard colour inkjet printer - it only prints. It's a basic model - you don't get wi-fi connectivity, but you do get good-looking text prints. We've tested this standard printer to see how it measures up to the competition...

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: Emma (

CANON PIXMA iP2850 Inkjet Printer


Very easy to set up and very cheap!

Not so far!

Aug, 2017

Consumer review by: Barbara (

Canon Pixma iP2850


It is simple to use

Aug, 2017

Consumer review by: Barbara (

CANON PIXMA iP2850 Inkjet Printer


It is simple to use

Aug, 2017

Consumer review by: John (

CANON PIXMA iP2850 Inkjet Printer


Opened box and was up and running in four minutes.

None. Good value for money.

Jul, 2017

Product Specifications

Ports & interfaces

USB port: Yes
USB ports quantity:1