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Lexmark Genesis

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 reviews of Lexmark Genesis. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Opinions about the size and design are generally positive. The usability and multifunction are also appreciated, but some have doubts about the performance and price.

multifunction, usability, design, size

price, performance

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Lexmark Genesis is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Melissa Riofrio (pcworld.com)

Lexmark Genesis Review - PCWorld

 

Lexmark can't be faulted for modesty in picking the lofty name of Genesis for its groundbreaking new inkjet multifunction. The price is similarly ambitious at $400 (as of November 23, 2010)--far more than most home or small-office users would typically...

Revolutionary and fast camera-based scanner

Expensive purchase price

The 'wow' factor of the Genesis's vertical profile and camera-based scanner compensates somewhat for the pricey inks.

Nov, 2010

Expert review by : Sarah Meyer (printercomparison.com)

Lexmark Genesis Review

 

The unique vertical design is only part of the mystique Lexmark would like to build around the latest addition to their SOHO lineup released for purchase last week. The Genesis also offers Lexmark's new Flash Scan technology which uses a 10-megapixel...

Flash Scan Technology ; Web-connected, SmartSolutions ; Simple paper path

Not compatible with 105XL cartridge ; High initial cost for an inkjet ; Over processed photos

Lexmark offers a 3-year extended warranty with Lexmark's Protection Guarantee with product registration within 90 days of purchase. In the event that the user does not register their product, the Genesis carries a 1-year limited warranty

Jan, 2011

Expert review by : Alex Kidman (cnet.com.au)

Lexmark Genesis

 

The Genesis subverts the usual all-in-one (AIO) idea by not looking like an AIO or offering particularly stunning print speeds. Its scanner, however, is something very special indeed.

Photo scanning ; Vertical orientation saves desk space ; Clip for attaching documents and photos vertically

Touchscreen somewhat unresponsive ; Print speeds are slow ; Very poor at pressing trousers

At AU$449.00, we can't help feel that the Genesis is still a little too costly for the total feature set. The inbuilt camera-based scanning/copying/faxing is undeniably the key selling feature and it works very well. The included applications are...

Dec, 2010

Expert review by : Melissa Riofrio, pcworld.com (techadvisor.co.uk)

Lexmark Genesis review

 

The price is similarly ambitious at $400 in the US (we're expecting it to be around £250 when/if it launches in the UK). This is far more than most home or small-office users would typically pay for an MFP. Is it worth the money? As with the equally...

Lexmark certainly has something to brag about with the Lexmark Genesis, offering a game-changing design and technology that other high-end home MFPs like the Canon Pixma MG8120 and Epson Artisan 835 can't touch. We'd be more excited about the Lexmark...

Nov, 2010

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