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Should You Buy a Canon Laser Printer?

Matthew
Updated 16 April 2020
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should you buy a Canon Laser Printer?

Canon is well known for its digital cameras, inkjet printers, camcorders and photo printers.

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 4,100 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 mid-range and moderately popular laser printers. Their laser printers start at $109 for the LBP6230 which has a print speed of 25ppm and is a 1200 x 1200 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 $322.

Canon are recognised for their good selection of mid-range and moderately popular 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.

#1
United States
95%
95%
108 reviews
#2
HP
United States
87%
87%
1,201 reviews
#3
81%
81%
118 reviews
#4
OKI
78%
78%
10 reviews
#5
South Korea
78%
78%
1,396 reviews
#6
78%
78%
123 reviews
#7
Japan
77%
77%
300 reviews
#8
United States
69%
69%
2 reviews
#9
Japan
69%
69%
0 reviews
#10
68%
68%
1 review
#11
Pantum
57%
57%
0 reviews

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.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection
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 9 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
$597
$0 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $5,999
Price Distribution of All Laser Printers
No. Of Laser Printers
Average Price
$322
$0 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $3,999
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 logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
3
4 stars
24
3 stars
10
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Canon logo

User Reviews

5 stars
149
4 stars
56
3 stars
9
2 stars
8
1 star
20
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.

Average Review Score HP Canon Xerox Samsung Lexmark
PC Mag logo
74%
11 reviews
71%
10 reviews
70%
2 reviews
72%
5 reviews
70%
1 review
itpro.co.uk logo
100%
2 reviews
80%
2 reviews
80%
5 reviews
100%
1 review
computershopper.com logo
70%
3 reviews
75%
2 reviews
70%
1 review
73%
3 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
60%
2 reviews
70%
2 reviews
73%
3 reviews
100%
1 review
Les Numeriques.com logo
60%
1 review
60%
1 review
80%
1 review
90%
4 reviews
PC Welt.de logo
74%
1 review
79%
1 review
74%
3 reviews
75%
2 reviews
Digital Versus logo
80%
1 review
60%
1 review
80%
1 review
90%
4 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
70%
1 review
73%
3 reviews
75%
2 reviews
Techradar logo
90%
3 reviews
90%
3 reviews
techadvisor.co.uk logo
80%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
70%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
benchmark.pl logo
90%
1 review
90%
2 reviews
90%
1 review
80%
1 review
CNET.com logo
71%
2 reviews
70%
2 reviews
PC Advisor.co.uk logo
63%
3 reviews
70%
1 review
pcworld.pl logo
57%
3 reviews
100%
1 review
pcworld.com_techhive.com logo
60%
1 review
70%
1 review
80%
1 review
alphr.com logo
100%
1 review
67%
1 review
83%
1 review
in.pcmag.com logo
80%
3 reviews
printercomparison.com logo
60%
1 review
80%
1 review
Good Gear Guide.com.au logo
65%
2 reviews
Digitaltrends.com logo
75%
1 review
60%
1 review
Other Expert Sites
66%
15 reviews
60%
3 reviews
74%
10 reviews
69%
8 reviews
58%
3 reviews
Average
75%
54 reviews
70%
37 reviews
80%
30 reviews
75%
28 reviews
73%
17 reviews

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.

Canon has won 7 awards for its laser printers.

Compare all award winning laser printers

Number of Awards HP Canon Xerox Samsung Lexmark
buyerslab.com logo
2
2
4
2
computershopper.com logo
2
1
2
PC Mag logo
3
1
itpro.co.uk logo
1
3
betterbuys.com logo
4
Expert Reviews logo
1
1
1
techgearlab.com logo
2
PC Welt.de logo
1
1
Les Numeriques.com logo
2
alphr.com logo
1
1
in.pcmag.com logo
1
altomdata.dk logo
1
Digital Versus logo
1
pcauthority.com.au logo
1
pcforalla.idg.se logo
1
pcworld.com_techhive.com logo
1
pcworld.pl logo
1
techadvisor.co.uk logo
1
au.pcmag.com logo
1
Techradar logo
1
Other Expert Sites
1
1
Total
14
7
13
8
8

How Reliable Are Canon Laser Printers?

We checked over 4,100 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:

RELIABLE

very reliable to date
amazon.co.uk
Good reliable printer that will no let you down by a name you can trust
Bestbuy.com
a sturdy unit for the price
Bhphotovideo.com

NOT RELIABLE

The instruction manual isn't up to scratch either
amazon.co.uk
almost like it is broken
Bestbuy.com
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