Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., a leader in digital convergence technologies, introduced several new products and solutions across its printing category at at GITEX Technology Week 2014. Among its latest offerings were the Samsung MultiXpress series, the world’s first Android-powered printers enabling printing independent of a PC, including Smart Multi-Function printers (MFPs) M2835DW and M2885FW enabled with NFC and designed for heavy usage. It also launched the SPDS (Smart Printer Diagnostic System) smartphone application - a service tool for printer failure diagnostic.
“Productivity, efficiency and mobility top the list of our customers’ needs and with this in mind Samsung is pleased to launch the MultiXpress series. Designed to improve the experience of our business customers our new Smart MultiXpress line of printing solutions combines our expertise across mobile and display technologies, delivering a powerful stand-alone printer,” said Mr. Khaled Kamel, Director, Enterprise Business, Samsung Gulf Electronics.
As part of Samsung’s focus to expand the IT and Smart office ecosystem with new printing solutions, the new Android-based MFPs will feature Samsung’s Smart UX Center, a patented platform that allows the printers to operate without a PC, supports app scalability and features a consumer friendly UI. Each printer features a 10.1-inch full touchscreen panel that enables users to search and print from web browsers, emails, maps, images and other types of content. The same touch-based, customizable UX technology is featured on the Samsung Galaxy line of smartphones and tablets.
Offering a truly mobile printing experience, the ten new multi-function printer (MFP) models are designed to be intuitive and scalable for all types of business environment and offer the industry’s first application of haptic technology. The lifespans of the Smart MultiXpress series MFPs are often longer, as well, offering lasting toner and drum technologies and superior reliability that cuts the total cost of ownership.
Samsung Smart MultiXpress Series MFP Models
The Smart MultiXpress series MFP is comprised of ten new models from four different printer categories, including:
X4300 series of A3 Color MFPs: The X4300 series of A3 color MFPs consists of X4300LX, X4250LX, and X4220RX models with an output speed of 30, 25, and 22 pages per minutes (ppm), respectively. X4300 series are equipped with Dual-Scan ADF technology, which means that they can scan up to 100 double-sided images per minute (ipm) for color and up to 120 double-sided ipm for mono. All models are equipped with Samsung’s Rendering Engine for Clean Page (ReCP) technology and Polymerized Toner, proving sharp, vivid, glossy professional color quality. The X4300LX model MFPs have a print capacity of up to 85,000 pages per month, with 23,000 pages for black and white toner and 100,000 pages for drum.
K4350 series of A3 Monochrome MFPs: The K4350 series of A3 Monochrome MFPs consists of K4350LX, K4300LX, and K4250RX models with an output speed of 35, 30, and 25 ppm, respectively. The K4350 series MFPs are equipped with Dual-Scan ADF technology, enabling them to scan up to 100 double-sided ipm for color and up to 120 double-sided ipm for mono. The K4350LX model MFP has a print capacity of up to 85,000 pages per month with 35,000 pages for toner. The drum has an output of 200,000 pages.
M4580 series of A4 Monochrome MFPs: The M4580 series of A4 Monochrome MFPs consists of M4580FX and M4583FX models with an output speed of 45 ppm. M4580FX is sold through the OA channel and M4583FX is sold with the IT channel. The M4580 series MFPs are equipped with Dual-Scan ADF technology, enabling them to scan up to 60 double-sided ipm. The M4580 series MFP can print up to 200,000 pages per month and 40,000 pages for toner. The drum has an output of 100,000 pages.
The newly launched printer line up will be showcased at Samsung stand in GITEX Technology Week 2014.