Summary: The Canon Pixma MG5220 is a substantial color inkjet all-in-on that prints, scans, and copies well. It offers excellent printing on text and very good printing on photos. Not only are photos vibrant, but their archival life is quite long. The controls are intuitive and easy to use. The software is excellent and the auto-scanning features work seamlessly.
Conclusion: The Canon Pixma MG5220 is a good printer with an interesting mix of standard and unique features allowing the customer to do more at a low initial cost. For $149.99, the Pixma MG5220 offers quality text and photo prints quickly, low energy consumption, auto duplexing, a front side USB port, two-way paper feeding, good software (with Memory Card Import and Full HD Movie Print) and an easy to use control panel.
Pros: Good text and photo quality, Excellent mix of features and software, Low energy consumption
Cons: Ink replacement can be costly, Lengthy print pauses