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Canon Pixma MG5150

alaTest has collected and analyzed 945 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. Opinions about the multifunction and design are on the whole positive. The price and usability also get good feedback. Many are less positive about the noise, and there are some mixed comments about the control panel.

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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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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 Comments about the reliability and noise are overall positive. The performance and usability are also appreciated.

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

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

Dec, 2015


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


Expert review by: (

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

Expert review by: (

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

Consumer review by: Alexander (

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 by: Roger (

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

Consumer review by: Graham (

Canon PIXMA MG5150


Easy to set up

None so far

Sep, 2012

Consumer review by: DAVID (

Canon PIXMA MG5150


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

non up to now

Sep, 2012