Summary: Reasonably priced yet feature-packed, the MG5150 ticks nearly all the right boxes
Pros: Great for both photos and document output, Good range of standalone printing functions, including document printing of PDF files from USB flash drives or memory cards, Neat range of photo enhancements for direct printing from memory cards, Smart supporting software includes Full HD Movie Print, c...
Cons: No Wi-Fi connectivity makes printing from laptops a bit of a pain, Can't print onto white-faced CDs and DVDs, A little slower than many Canon printers and takes twice as long to print photos as the iP4700 or MP640, Glossy black finish is prone to showing up finger marks, Canon used to lead the fi...
This mid-range PIXMA multifunction device prints slowly, but it is a cheap way to produce monochrome documents
Good Gear Guide.au
20 September 2010
Conclusion: The Canon PIXMA MG5150 is a mid-range inkjet multifunction printer that is a good choice for anyone looking to print monochrome documents on a low budget. It's not a fast printer and its scan quality is average at best, but if price is a concern the PIXMA MG5150 acquits itself well.
Pros: Cheap monochrome printing, costs less than the PIXMA MG5250 but offers similar features
Cons: Slow printing, mediocre document and photo scanning quality