If you are thinking about buying a Canon laser printer then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of laser printer brands is compiled by analysing over 4,000 user and expert reviews and 60+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on 670+ laser printers.
Canon are recognised for their good selection of moderately popular and good quality laser printers and start at $84 for the LBP6030 which has a print speed of 19ppm and is a 2400 x 600 laser printer and go up to $637 for the LBP6780dn which has a print speed of 40ppm and is a 1200 x 1200 laser printer. The average price of a new Canon laser printer is $361.
Canon are recognised for their good selection of moderately popular and good quality laser printers.
Is Canon the Best Laser Printer Brand?
So are Canon laser printers any good? We give every laser printer a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all laser printers we are able to impartially rank all the laser printer brands.
Canon is ranked the No. 7 best laser printer brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Canon is the 7th best laser printer brand out there.
Let's look at how Canon laser printers compare to the other laser printer brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.
All laser printer Brands
Canon Laser Printers
Canon have better reviews than the typical laser printer brand, with the average rating of a Canon laser printer being 74%.
The average review score for a Canon laser printer is 74%.
There's a smaller selection of Canon laser printers available compared to other laser printer brands, with only 10 Canon laser printers currently on the market in the US. Canon laser printers also tend to be cheaper than most other laser printer brands however they are still a less popular choice with consumers.
No. Of Laser Printers
Average Price $601
Price Distribution of All Laser Printers
No. Of Laser Printers
Average Price $361
Price Distribution of Canon Laser Printers
What Do the Canon Laser Printer Reviews Say?
We've added up all the reviews for every Canon laser printer to work out the average distribution of reviews for Canon and then compared this to the other laser printer brands.
Canon has a lower proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its laser printers than most other brands.
Over 73% of expert reviews and 85% of user reviews for Canon laser printers are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 80% and 86% respectively across all Laser Printer brands.
In the table below we compare the average review score given to Canon laser printers by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other laser printer brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.
How Many Industry Awards Have Canon Laser Printers Received?
After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 7 industry awards for Canon laser printers. The table below compares the number of awards received by Canon to other popular laser printer brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.
We checked over 4,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Canon laser printers. 10 of these reviews mention reliability of which 82% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Canon laser printer owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
82% of reviewers think Canon laser printers are reliable.
So, most people think that Canon laser printers are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Canon laser printers that mention reliability:
very reliable to date
Good reliable printer that will no let you down by a name you can trust
If you're looking for a high end Canon laser printer then the Canon MF416DW takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 79, but is a bit more expensive at $449.95.
Features We Love:
1200 x 1200 DPI
Faster than average time to first page (6.3s)
Supports duplex printing
A classic and fully featured 1200 x 1200 DPI laser printer, with a cheap price. It supports Wi-Fi and duplex printing and has a time to first page of 6.3s. Our review analysis indicates that it's expensive.
Value for Money
Multiple reviews mentioned that Canon MF416DW has terrific user reviews but average expert reviews. 100% of buyers recommended this laser printer to others.
Canon MF416dw Imageclass Wireless Monochrome Printer with Scanner Copier and Fax Reviews
Canon MF416dw Imageclass Wireless Monochrome Printer with Scanner Copier and Fax1 Reviews
The cheapest price that we could find for the MF416DW in the US is $449.95 but in total we found only 1 price for it.