updated 02:48 pm EDT, Tue July 10, 2012
Photo All-In-One offerings include one wireless model
Canon announced today the release of three additions to its Pixma Photo All-In-One printers and one new compact Selphy model. The new Pixma models includeare the MG4220 Wireless, MG3220 Wireless, and MG2220. The Selphy model is the CP900 Compact Photo Printer. The company also announced today the roll out of new software tools aimed at helping users organize and store their photos.
The Canon Selphy CP900 is a compact printer with wireless connectivity. It allows for users with compatible Android and Apple smartphones and tablets to print stored images wirelessly. It includes scene detection technology, allowing it to analyze faces, distance, and color for image optimization. It can print 4x6-inch images in 47 seconds. The Selphy CP900 is available for $100 on Canon's site.
The Pixma MG4220 and MG3220 AIO printers integrate wireless connections allowing users to print remotely. The Pixma MG4220 connects to the Canon Pixma Cloud Link and can access images and documents stored online. The MG4220 supports Google Cloud Print, Google Docs, and Google Chrome, as well as Picasa. The wireless-enabled printers also support printing from iPads and iPhones.
The Pixma models include Canon's FastFront for ink and paper access and are capable of printing edge-to-edge 4x6-inch photos at 4800x2400 dpi in 44 seconds. The MG4220 also includes a 2.5-inch LCD screen for menu viewing and navigation. The MG4220, MG3220, and MG2220 are available for $130, $80, and $70 respectively on Canon's site.
Canon also announced its My Image Garden software and Print Your Days software. These programs allow users to categorize photos stored on computers for faster access. They feature face recognition technology and the capability to customize photos using an assortment of templates. My Image Garden also allows users to transfer clear images of frames from videos captured on compatible HD Canon EOS and PowerShot Digital Cameras.