So you’re searching for a wireless printer that is suitable for either your home or office. You’d probably think that it will be as simple as flicking a switch. But then you realized that it is not that simple, being confronted with the printers that varies from the inside and out, and suddenly without you realizing, you’re facing a dilemma. However, you wouldn’t have to be drowned in the thought of either inkjets or lasers.

The odds are that you’re going through this blog, but you are probably still having headaches on selecting which printer suits your need. Therefore we have categorized three most useful ways when searching for a wireless printer. These three ways are by purpose, intention and technology. Most wireless printers, which includes most inkjets that are marketed by manufacturers are general-purpose printers. These printers are usually meant to be used for normal printing from printing text, graphics and photos. There are also special-purpose printers such as portable printers, dedicated and near-dedicated photo printers and label printers.

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Still having difficulties? Well, in terms of technology, both laser and inkjet are very similar in features and increasingly overlapping in capabilities, however there are still major differences. The most common different between them is that all lasers (and laser-class printers for instance, solid ink and LED-based printers) print higher quality text and also faster than any existing inkjet and by that I mean only text. Even with the overwhelming difference in capabilities, lasers wouldn’t stand a chance against inkjets in photo printing as most inkjets prints high quality photos. So ask yourself what you would be using your printer for and pick accordingly.


Before you go accordingly to your thoughts, it is important that you determine which course suits you best. Is it for office use or home use, or both? What will it be mainly used for, printing out word documents or excel spreadsheets? Will it be used for everything? What is your budget, both on the machine and the ink/toner? Are you fussy in the quality of the print outs? Just plan carefully before you make your move and once figuring out your need, here’s our list of…

Top 5 Customers’ Choice Wireless Printers of 2015

1. HP Officejet Pro 8620 e-All-in-One Printer

HP 8620

Looking for light yet fast printing? Then this machine is what you are looking for. The HP Officejet Pro 8620 e-All in-One Printer has just all the thing that you can ask for. Tailored precisely for lighter duty printing with one 250-sheet paper tray rather than two, it is suitable for any office environment. Apart from its paper capacity, it is not very much different from other multi-function printers (MFP) available in the market now.

Pros
  • Fast. Two-sided duplex printing. Duplexing supported on automatic document feeder. Supports printing through NFC.
Cons
  • A tad larger than most inkjet MFP printers. Only supports one mobile device through NFC printing. Manual feed or multipurpose unavailable.

Printer Specification
Printer Category monochrome Color Ink Jet
Type  Printer-512 4-in-1 (Print, Scan, Copy, Fax)
Cost Per Page (Black) glossy-black-icon-button-hi RM 0.01
Cost Per Page (Color) colour-space-CMYK RM 0.07
Monthly Duty Cycle time-512 30,000 pages
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2. Brother MFC-L2700DW – A4 5-in-1

Brother MFC-L2700DW - A4 5-in-1

If you are only into text printing with minimal color printing, then this printer is worth a look. Packed with laser monochrome technology, this multi-function printer (MFP) is suited for use in a small to medium office. It can support from heavy-duty personal use and light-to moderate duty use as a shared printer. For a printer that is meant for personal to lightweight printing use in the office, competitions aren’t much with its high paper capacity and better paper handling in its own ways. Compared to many similar products out there, this machine however is pretty small and has no problem sharing a desk. Since the mobile industry is rising, this machine can also support mobile printing, which will certainly be convenient if you ever have a need to print through your mobile device.

Pros
  • Works like any All-in-One. Automatic document feeder. Supports Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct & Two-sided duplex printing.
Cons
  • Output quality is lower given its hardware for its category.
Printer Specification
Printer Category 543426 Color Laser
Type Printer-512 5-in-1 (Print, Scan, Copy, Fax)
Cost Per Page (Black) glossy-black-icon-button-hi RM 0.035
Monthly Duty Cycle time-512 10,000 pages
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 3. HP LaserJet Pro MFP M177fw – A4 4-in-1 Wireless Color Laser

HP M177fw

Coming next in this list is the HP LaserJet Pro MFP M177fw . Although very similar in many ways to the HP LaserJet Pro 100 Color MFP M175w, it is safe to say that this machine is an upgraded version of the latter. Compared to the M175nw, the M177fw has most notably been added fax support and Wireless Direct where you can easily connect your smart & mobile devices to print. This printer is made for light-duty printing hugely because of its limitation in paper handling, offering only a single tray of 150-sheet without duplex capabilities. If the environment you are in is not huge with light-duty printing, the M177fw is worth considering.

Pros
  • Small & Convenient. Budget price. Support both Wired & Wi-Fi connections. Supports Wi-Fi & cloud-based mobile printing.
Cons
  • Low paper capacity. No duplex printing. Cost per page higher than similar products.
Printer Specification
Printer Category 543426 Color Laser
Type Printer-512 4-in-1 (Print, Scan, Copy, Fax)
Cost Per Page (Black) glossy-black-icon-button-hi RM 0.042
Cost Per Page (Color) colour-space-CMYK RM 0.216
Monthly Duty Cycle time-512 20,000 pages
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 4. Brother MFC-J3720 InkBenefit – A3 4in1 InkJet Wireless

Brother MFC-J3720 InkBenefit - A3 4in1 InkJet Wireless

So you are one of those that are looking for a good A3 printer? Then the MFC-J3720 is here for you. Packed with full A3 high-volume printing, copying, scanning and faxing in a single machine, you couldn’t possibly ask for more. Brother has really do it this time with this printer, packing it with full A3 printing capabilities, it is tailored for heavy-duty printing yet cost efficient with an estimated of 2,400 pages yield InkBenefit cartridges and a high capacity dual tray to top it of. Suitable for small to medium businesses, this machine is certainly one of the biggest in its’ category but don’t be fooled by its size. While it may be huge, lifting it up wouldn’t be a problem and it is surprisingly easy to move around. Similar to the previous products mentioned above, it does not really needs that much space. The MFC-J3720 is one of the best out there in the market currently.

Pros
  • Fast. Dual tray A3 MFC printer. Supports Wired & Wi-Fi , Wi-Fi Direct. Supports SD card, Memory Stick & USB drive reader.
Cons
  • A little heavy. Noisy. Takes up more space than regular A4 MFC. Ink cartridges are hard to find.
Printer Specification
Printer Category monochrome Color Ink Jet
Type Printer-512 4-in-1 (Print, Scan, Copy, Fax)
Cost Per Page (Black) glossy-black-icon-button-hi RM 0.07
Cost Per Page (Color) colour-space-CMYK RM 0.41
Monthly Duty Cycle time-512 2,000 pages
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 5. Fuji Xerox DocuPrint CP115w – A4 Single-function Wireless Color Laser Printer

Fuji Xerox DocuPrint CP115w

Fuji Xerox has been on a roll lately. The printing giant has recently launched a total of seven printers targeted for personal usage, and small work groups and small offices. Out of the seven, the Fuji DocuPrint CP115w is receiving its fair amount of sales and thus ended up in this list. This new laserlight printer allows you to print in the office or on the go from your smart phones or tablets providing ultimate usability producing vibrant documents with incredible clarity. Although a dull and plain design, it is not what it looks like. It is specially design for easy and fast printing which is capable of printing 10ppm (colour) and 12ppm (mono). It lives up to its name of on the go printing with AirPrint capability that supports mobile device printing. Whats more, this machine prints impressive colour with 1200 x 2400 dpi print resolution. Recently, Fuji Xerox has launched a new technology, S-LED print engine technology and EA-Eco toner and can be found in this printer.

Pros
  • Fast. Impressive print quality. Supports AirPrint (print from mobile devices). High print resolution. Supports Wi-Fi. Eco-friendly. Consumes minimal energy & ink.
Cons
  • Capable of printing only. Duplex printing unavailable.
Printer Specification
Printer Category 543426 Color Laser
Type raphael_printer_simple-black_512x512 Single Function (Print)
Cost Per Page (Black) glossy-black-icon-button-hi RM 0.07
Cost Per Page (Color) colour-space-CMYK RM 0.41
Monthly Duty Cycle time-512 20,000 pages
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