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Canon PIXMA MG3520

alaTest has collected and analyzed 588 reviews of Canon PIXMA MG3520. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size and print quality. The performance and price are also appreciated. There are some mixed comments about the reliability. There are some critical opinions about the durability and noise.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Canon PIXMA MG3520 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 329 user reviews of Canon PIXMA MG3520 from The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.7/5 for other Printers on People really like the design and size. The performance and price also get good views. Comments are divided on the reliability, and many are less positive about the durability and noise.

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76% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Oct, 2015

Consumer review by: N/A (

Good printer (if you can get it connected)


The secret to making this printer the best money you've spent isn't included with the printer. - A USB A to B cable will be needed if you do not want to use the wireless. THIS IS NOT INCLUDED! You've been warned. - You will not find the wireless steps...

Works like a charm, it ; is wireless. Works perfectly with a USB cord as well ; is well priced (it's $70 and has wireless!) ; is moderately quick, both to recieve the print job and to print the job ; prints in color ; is Google Cloud Print ready ; is...

A few flaws, including ; the color prints are not fantastic ; it's hard to set up (especially if you don't know how) ; it needs an access point for the wireless ; the directions suck (for the wireless details, anyway) ; the software is bad. My advice...

Aug, 2015

Consumer review by: Happygal (

Wouldn't Purchase Again


I have an MG 3500 that has given me problems ever since it was new. Printer errors are the norm, not the exception. We have spent more time sorting out the problems than actually using it. I'm finished with the Canon Printers. If this is an example of...

Mar, 2015

Consumer review by: N/A (

Canon MG3520 White


Our primary modem/router is not a WPS device. Refusing to go buy a USB A/B cable and really needing to print something (and refusing to accept defeat) I dug out a spare router and ah-ha, it's WPS. I daisy-chained that to our current modem/router. Using...

Attractive, low-profile (although wide... fits nicely under my desk), decent print quality. It's $65, so seriously. What do you expect ; If you put it into "quiet" mode (once you worm your way into the remote UI) it is very, very quiet ; Is Cloud Print...

This thing is a horror to set up if you're stuck doing it the wireless, non-WPS way. It doesn't come with a USB cable. If you do not have a WPS router save yourself some tears and pick up a USB A/B cable (if you don't have one) when you buy this ; I...

Jul, 2014

Consumer review by: N/A (

Very Difficutl


Luckily, my dad had an old HP Printer USB cable that works with this unit. This allowed me to connect the printer to my computer and get it installed. However, I'm still not able to get the printer connected to the network, so it is not working as a...

OFFERS wireless printing (I say "offers" because I haven't been able to get it to work yet), ability to print from tablets, smartphones, remote email, etc

VERY DIFFICULT TO SET UP. It is difficult because an essential cable to install IS NOT INCLUDED with the printer. Don't ask me why, but there is no USB cable in the box to help you install the printer if you are having network issues. This is a gross...

Jun, 2014

Consumer review by: CANDORICH (

Great buy!!


bought this printer to scan old photos to put on my computer for further processing. Works great and has a printer attached!!

May, 2014

Consumer review by: mikhatri (

Affordable & Easy


This printer is just amazing, Affordable & easy to setup. I would definitely recommend it for home use. Print quality is just amazing & response time is also amazing. Mobile app makes much easier to scan pages & send it thru.

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: vhwinks (

Excellent little printer


Bought this to use for traveling as we wanted a printer to take with us to Florida and this works perfectly. It has fax built in, is quick at copying and portable enough...not a real small printer...but not huge either! Set up and connection at...

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: Chris (



The new one is going to be in my office. I'm so excited to see what it can do.

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: airgem (

Good for the price


Not a bad printer for the price.Easy to set up for wireless.

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: Dngrz4 (

Works perfectly


Easy to set up. No problems so far. Easy to use. Definitely would recommend.

Sep, 2015