New Samsung Android-Equipped Printers Land In Aussie Market

Written by Martin Kovacs     21/01/2015 | 18:30 | Category: PRINTERS & MULTI-FUNCTION

Samsung is introducing a range of new Android-equipped printers into the Australian market, today announcing the availability of eight new multi-function device (MFD) printer models.

New Samsung Android-Equipped Printers Land In Aussie MarketThe Smart MultiXpress series, the first Samsung printers to be equipped with Android, each feature a 10.1" touchscreen panel, and are capable of operation independent of a PC.

Users can search and print from web browsers, emails and other types of content via the touchscreen, which also offers the ability to preview documents, as well as providing a range of editing and annotating capabilities.

The new series is additionally equipped with Smart UX Centre, the same touch-based technology featured on Samsung's Galaxy smartphones and tablets, and include haptic technology, recreating a "sense of touch with vibrations for a tactile user experience".

Samsung states the Android operating system provides printing app scalability, "reinforcing both the connectivity and scalability" of the range.

Samsung's NFC Pro accessory, which is sold separately, provides further connectivity options.

Samsung's new printer models are:

- The X4300 series of A3 colour MFDs, which consist of the X4300LX, X4250LX and X4220RX models, with an output speed of up to 30, 25 and 22 pages per minutes (ppm), respectively. The X4300 series are equipped with Dual-Scan ADF technology, enabling scanning of up to 100 double-sided images per minute (ipm) for colour and up to 120 double-sided ipm for mono.

All models are equipped with Samsung's Rendering Engine for Clean Page technology and polymerised toner, which Samsung states provides sharp, vivid, glossy professional colour quality. The X4300LX model MFDs have a print capacity of up to 85,000 pages per month, with 23,000 pages for black toner (20,000 for CMY toner), and 100,000 pages for drum.

- The K4350 series of A3 monochrome MFDs, which consist of the K4350LX, K4300LX and K4250RX models, with an output speed of up to 35, 30 and 25 ppm, respectively. The K4350 series MFDs are equipped with Dual-Scan ADF technology, enabling scanning of up to 100 double-sided ipm for colour and up to 120 double-sided ipm for mono. The K4350LX model MFD has a print capacity of up to 85,000 pages per month, with 35,000 pages for toner; drum has an output of 200,000 pages.

- The M5370LX model, which has an output speed of up to 53 ppm. The M5370LX is equipped with Dual-Scan ADF technology, enabling it to scan up to 80 double-sided ipm. The M5370LX can print up to 300,000 pages per month, with 30,000 pages for toner; drum has an output of 100,000 pages.

- The M4580FX model, which has an output speed of up to 45 ppm. The M4580FX is equipped with Dual-Scan ADF technology, enabling it to scan up to 60 double-sided ipm. The M4580FX can print up to 200,000 pages per month and 40,000 pages for toner; drum has an output of 100,000 pages.