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Canon Pixma MG5150

alaTest has collected and analyzed 923 reviews of Canon Pixma MG5150. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Views about the multifunction and design are overall positive. The price and usability also get good feedback, whereas many are critical about the noise. Views are divided on the control panel.

performance, usability, price, design, multifunction


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Canon Pixma MG5150 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Canon Pixma MG5150


alaTest has collected and analyzed 79 user reviews of Canon Pixma MG5150 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 People really like the reliability and noise. The performance and usability are also mentioned favorably.

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90% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon PIXMA MG5150 All-In-One Colour Photo Printer (Print, Copy and Scan)Canon PIXMA MG5150 All-In-One Colour Photo Printer (Print, Copy and Scan)

Apr, 2018


Expert review by : Campbell Simpson (

Canon PIXMA MG5150 inkjet multifunction printer


Canon's PIXMA MG5150 is a mid-level inkjet multifunction printer that sits below the Canon PIXMA MG5250 in the company's line-up. It is $50 cheaper th...

Cheap monochrome printing, costs less than the PIXMA MG5250 but offers similar features

Slow printing, mediocre document and photo scanning quality

The Canon PIXMA MG5150 is a mid-range inkjet multifunction printer that is a good choice for anyone looking to print monochrome documents on a low budget. It's not a fast printer and its scan quality is average at best, but if price is a concern the...

Sep, 2010


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Canon PIXMA MG5150 review


Canon's PIXMA MG5150 is one of the cheaper multifunction printers (MFPs) around. You'd be hard-pressed to tell, though – it's built with the same glossy, expensive-looking plastics as the other two PIXMAs here, and it's one of the best-looking devices...

At this price it's hard to fault the MG5150. If you don't need network sharing, look no further.

Dec, 2010


Expert review by : Simon Williams (

Canon PIXMA MG5150


An all-in-one inkjet with duplex print, twin paper sources, card slots in abundance and a large LCD display, all for £72.

Great photos, good pint quality ; Excellent value ; Good overall printing speed

No WiFi ; Very slow duplex printing ; Slightly high running costs

Canon's PIXMA MG5150 is an evolutionary printer, offering nothing particularly spectacular over the equivalent model from its previous range, but is still one of the best mid-range, all-in-one machines available today. Duplex may be slow and running...

Nov, 2010

Expert review by : Campbell Simpson, (

Canon PIXMA MG5150 review


The Canon PIXMA MG5150 is a mid-level inkjet multifunction printer that sits below the Canon PIXMA MG5250 in the company's line-up. It is cheaper than the MG5250; the MG5150 has a lower resolution scanner, no Wi-Fi and prints slower than the more...

If you're not concerned about mediocre scan quality or somewhat slow printing, the Canon PIXMA MG5150 is an excellent choice for printing documents and occasional photos on a budget.

Sep, 2010

Expert review by : paul_smart (

Canon Pixma MG5150


This is an All In One (no fax) but I doubt if very many people still use that facility. This can scan, print and copy and while it is USB you only have to then convince the lounge police that black is the 2011 colour of choice.

Printing an A4 image or four near 15x10cm images on photo paper took 150 seconds from pressing print, the first 20 seconds was thinking time while the image was being sent to the printer, the output was perfectly acceptable. Printing a single 15x10cm...

Apr, 2011

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Canon - PIXMA MG5150


Canon's PIXMA range of all-in-one printers has built up a solid reputation for sturdiness, style and superior quality usually at a very attractive price - and its current MG series continues the same tradition. Shiny black ...

If you're a sole trader or home worker and want an inexpensive multifunction printer that gives exceptional quality images while providing a host of ‘extras' like auto-duplex and two-way paper feeding, then the Canon PIXMA 5150 is a worthwhile choice.

Jan, 2011

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Canon PIXMA MG5150


Simple to use ; Plug and play ; duplex built in which is great ; Print speed is good ; High print resolution

No wi-fi

Oct, 2012

Consumer review (

Canon PIXMA MG5150


Simple to set up ; Very easy to use ; I bought 2 of these ; One for my daughter who is very happy with the print quality of the photos

Not used much, but seems to have used half a cartridge of black ink which I can get quite cheap via amazon

Oct, 2012

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Canon PIXMA MG5150


Easy to set up

None so far

Sep, 2012

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Canon PIXMA MG5150


Compact, esy to use and set up, good quality prints

non up to now

Sep, 2012

Product Specifications


Copier resize:25 - 400
Maximum number of copies:99
Time to first copy (black, normal):20


Color of product:Black


Built-in display:Y
Display:LED / TFT
Display Diagonal:2.36

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Power consumption (off):1.4

Input Capacity

Standard input capacity:150


Ethernet LAN:N
Ethernet LAN connection: No
Wi-Fi: No

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Operating relative humidity range:10 - 90
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):5 - 35

Other Features

All-in-One Functions:Copy, Scan / Scan
Color all-in-one functions:Copy, Print, Scan
Compatible operating systems:Windows 7 (32 / 64bit), Windows Vista (32 / 64bit), Windows XP SP2, SP3\nMac OS X v.10.4.11 - 10.6
Dimensions (WxDxH):17.9 x 14.5 x 6.3
Networking features:Bluetooth
Power Requirements:100-240V, 50/60Hz
Power supply:1.4
Power supply type:AC / AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz

Output Capacity

Standard output capacity:150

Paper Handling

Borderless printing media sizes:A4
Envelopes sizes:DL
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4, A5
ISO B-series sizes (B0...B9):B5
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Maximum print area:A4 (210 x 297 mm)
Maximum print size:A4 (210 x 297 mm)
Media weight (tray 1):64 - 105 g/m²
Non-ISO print media sizes:Legal, Letter
Standard tray media types:Envelopes, Glossy paper, High resolution paper, Labels, Matte paper, Photo paper, Plain paper


Copying:Colour copying
Digital sender:N
Duplex functions:Print
Print technology:Inkjet
Printing:Colour printing
Scanning:Colour scanning

Ports & interfaces

Direct printing: Yes
Optional connectivity:Bluetooth
PictBridge: Yes
Standard interfaces:USB 2.0


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Power consumption (average operating):14 / 18
Power consumption (off):1.4


Maximum Resolution:9600 x 2400
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):9.7
Print speed (color, normal quality, A4/US Letter):6.1


Input color depth:48
Input colour depth:48
Maximum scan area:Legal (216 x 356)
Optical scanning resolution:1200 x 2400
Output color depth:24
Output colour depth:24
Scan speed (color):17
Scan technology:CIS
Scan to:E-mail, File, Image
Scan type:Flatbed
Scanner Type:Flatbed


Bundled software:Canon Multifunctional drivers, Canon MP Navigator EX (including OCR and PDF file creation), Canon Easy-PhotoPrint EX with Full HD Movie Print function, Canon Easy-WebPrint EX, and Canon Solution Menu EX
Drivers included: Yes
Linux operating systems supported: Yes
Mac operating systems supported: Yes
Server operating systems supported:Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 x64
Windows operating systems supported: Yes

Sound Emission

Print noise level:44.5
Printing noise level:44.5


Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:CF, Memory Stick (MS), MicroDrive, microSDHC, miniSD, MMC, SD, SDHC

System Requirements

Mac compatibility: Yes
Minimum processor:1 GHz / Pentium
Minimum RAM:2048
Minimum system requirements:1024 x 768 / XGA

Weight & Dimensions