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Canon Pixma IP4950

Canon Pixma IP4950
92
Reviews
9 Reviews + 3 Awards
88
Features
Fully-Featured
67
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
62
Value for Money
Good
69
Age
6 Years Old
78
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A gigantic maximum resolution and award winning A4 / letter max print size photo printer, with an Editor's Choice award from CNET.co.uk and 2 further awards from other expert sites and a very good spec. Multiple reviews mentioned that it's a fast printer.
Features We Love:
9600 x 2400 DPI
Supports Direct Printing (PictBridge)
Supports borderless printing
Supports duplex printing
A4 / letter max print size
alphr.com Recommended A-List CNET.co.uk Editor's Choice Trusted Reviews Recommended
9600 X
2400
DPI
9.3ppm
PRINT SPEED
(COLOUR,
45.5dB
NOISE LEVEL
150 Sheets
MAX INPUT
CAPACITY
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With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have ranked the Canon Pixma IP4950 number 10 in high-quality photo printers, number 12 in direct printing photo printers and number 22 across all photo printers.

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Kagoo Score
92
Reviews
88
Features
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Value for Money
69
Age

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78
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 78?

multiple reviews mentioned that it has very good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 82%. This photo printer has received three awards including a "Recommended" award from Trusted Reviews plus one other site and an "Editor's Choice" award from CNET.co.uk.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer photo printers with better features are available. However this Canon photo printer has good reviews so it may still be worth considering.
The Pixma IP4950 has some great features:
9600 x 2400 DPI
Supports Direct Printing (PictBridge)
Supports borderless printing
Supports duplex printing
Canon PIXMA ip4950
Premium quality photo prints at speed
Maximise ink efficiency
Stylish design

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each photo printer by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age and value for money.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the photo printer is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec photo printers come to market, the older photo printers will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

92
Reviews

Average Review Score

4.2 stars (9 reviews)

44%

of Customers Would Recommend
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Recommended Award

The Canon Pixma IP4950 has received a Recommended Award from Trusted Reviews.
Recommended from Trusted Reviews

Editor's Choice Award

This photo printer has received an Editor's Choice Award from CNET.co.uk.
Editor's Choice from CNET.co.uk

Recommended A-List Award

It's received a Recommended A-List Award from alphr.com.
Recommended A-List from alphr.com

What Are People Saying About the Canon Pixma IP4950?

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8 Out of 10 Owners Thought it Was Fairly Priced
  • ... versatility of WiFi and it's not much to look at, but Canon's iP4950 is otherwise a reasonably good value all-rounder. Issuing decent quality, affordable ...
    IT Reviews.com 1 Nov 2011
  • ... reasonably good value all-rounder. Issuing decent quality, affordable photos as well as a scanner/copier and various creative options, the iP4950 is nevert...Low ...
    IT Reviews.com 1 Nov 2011
  • ... as a scanner/copier and various creative options, the iP4950 is nevert...Low price, good value photos, fast printing. Ugly, flimsy build quality, lacks ...
    IT Reviews.com 1 Nov 2011
  • ... scanner/copier and various creative options, the iP4950 is nevert...Low price, good value photos, fast printing. Ugly, flimsy build quality, lacks WiFi, ...
    IT Reviews.com 1 Nov 2011
  • Some People Thought it Was Not Thoughtfully Designed
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    One Person Thought it Had Inferior Technical Features
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    One Person Thought it Was Not Good in Terms of Connectivity
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    Some People Thought it Was a Fast Printer

    Two people thought that the Canon Pixma IP4950 was a fast printer.

  • ... also has an adaptor tray that lets you print directly to CD or DVD... Rapid print speed, top quality results and extra features like dual paper trays and ...
    CNET.co.uk 29 Nov 2011
  • ... printing make the Canon Pixma iP4950 a great buy...Direct CDDVD printing. Fast print speed. Great quality results. Dual paper trays. Lacks WiFi. No screen. ...
    CNET.co.uk 29 Nov 2011
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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    9600 x 2400 DPI
    Supports Direct Printing (PictBridge)
    Supports borderless printing
    Supports duplex printing
    A4 / letter max print size
    ok print speed (colour)
    Loud noise level
    9600 X 2400 DPI

    The biggest resolution of the Pixma IP4950 is 9600 x 2400 DPI. That's over four times the resolution of a 4800 x 1200 DPI photo printer, which is the most frequently found resolution. The best resolution of all photo printers is 8000 x 6000 DPI and the worst is 300 x 300 DPI.

    What does "maximum resolution" mean? Less Edit
    ok Print Speed (Colour)
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    The Pixma IP4950's print speed (colour) of 9.3ppm is ok compared to most other photo printers. It is faster than 57% of all photo printers when ordered by this feature.

    What does "print speed (colour)" mean? Less Edit
    Loud Noise Level

    The noise levels of photo printers range from 33dB to 55dB, and the average noise level is 42dB. The noise level of the Canon Pixma IP4950 of 45.5dB is in the loudest 27% of all photo printers when sorted by this feature.

    What does "noise level" mean? Less Edit
    Supports Direct Printing (PictBridge)
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    The Pixma IP4950 supports Direct Printing (PictBridge). 58% of photo printers do not support Direct Printing (PictBridge).

    What is Direct Printing (PictBridge)? Less Edit
    Supports Borderless Printing
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    The Canon Pixma IP4950 supports borderless printing. 68% of photo printers do not support borderless printing.

    What is borderless printing? Less Edit
    Supports Duplex Printing
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    The Pixma IP4950 supports duplex printing, unlike 91% of photo printers which do not support duplex printing.

    What is duplex printing? Less Edit
    A4 / Letter Max Print Size
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    This photo printer has a 210x297 maximum print size, which is the most frequently found maximum print size on photo printers.

    Chart Hide Chart What does "maximum print size" mean? Less Edit
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    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A photo printer with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

    We have analysed the Canon Pixma IP4950, and ranked it:

    Good Value For Money
    This photo printer is both high quality and a low price, making it excellent value for money.

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    What the Reviews Say

    8 out of 10 owners thought it was fairly priced
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    Canon Pixma IP4950 Release Date

    July 2013

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    May to June is the most common period for new Canon photo printers to be released in.

    Five new Canon photo printers were released in May 2018 making it the biggest month that year for new Canon photo printer releases. The biggest month in 2017 for new Canon photo printer releases was August, with four new Canon photo printers released that month. In 2016 most new Canon photo printers were released in June, with two new Canon photo printers released that month.

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    How Fast Do Canon Photo Printer Prices Drop After Release?

    Canon photo printers tend to depreciate faster than most photo printers.

    Most photo printers drop in price by 5% in the first 6 months after release. On average Canon photo printers drop in price by 6% in the first 6 months after release.

    That means a saving of £13 on a typical £232 new Canon photo printer if you wait 6 months before buying.

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    4.2 Stars

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    44% of Customers Would Recommend
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    Canon Pixma IP4950 Specification

    Key Features
    Maximum Resolution
    Maximum Print Size
    Printing
    Print Speed (Black, Draft Quality, A4/US Letter)
    Duplex Printing
    Borderless Printing
    Print Speed (Colour)
    Paper Handling
    ISO A-Series Sizes (A0...A9)
    Borderless Printing Media Sizes
    Printing Sizes
    ISO B-Series Sizes (B0...B9)
    Envelopes Sizes
    Input Capacity
    Paper Input Type
    Maximum Input Capacity
    Standard Input Capacity
    Display
    Built-in Display
    Ports & Interfaces
    Direct Printing (PictBridge)
    USB Connector Type
    Interface
    USB Port
    Storage
    Card Reader Integrated
    Weight & Dimensions
    Weight
    Height
    Depth
    Width
    System Requirements
    Mac Operating Systems Supported
    Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
    Minimum RAM
    Power
    Typical Power Consumption
    Power Consumption (Standby)
    AC Input Frequency
    AC Input Voltage
    Power Consumption (Off)
    Operational Conditions
    Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
    Operating Temperature (T-T)
    Packaging Content
    Drivers Included
    Print Technology
    Number of Colours
    Number of Print Cartridges
    Print Technology
    Printing Colours
    Other Features
    Standard Tray Media Types
    DVD/CD Printing
    Non-ISO Print Media Sizes
    Performance
    Noise Level
    Market Positioning

    Product Identifiers

    Barcodes

     04960999784670,  08714574576763

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