The included support software is simple and easy to use. As images are printing, the Lexmark displays a countdown timer on the LCD, but the company’s team must have learned information display from early Microsoft programmers because the timer fluctuates up and down on each refresh, making it an almost worthless estimate. It also provides a graphical representation of the ink levels in the two combo cartridges–you pair either a black or photo cartridge light CMK with a standard CMY cartridge–and the type of cartridge in the printer. Unfortunately, its relatively poor print quality quickly deflates any warm, fuzzy glow the bargain may inspire. Unfortunately, output quality is also below par. Reasonably fast performance for both business applications and photos. Prints directly from cameras and memory cards.

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We found that the majority of fonts are readable at 5 points, but some require as printdr as 12 points. Visit manufacturer site for details. The P introduces a new consumer-appliance look prknter feel for Lexmark printers, with rounded edges, two-tone silver and gray coloring, and a new focus on ease of use. The Bottom Line The P is a viable general-use home printer, but it lacks the features and the quality that photo enthusiasts or presentation creators need.

The Lexmark P’s low price is hard to beat, but it is reflected in the construction of the printer. The XP “Small-in-One” printer turns in high scores for print quality, a versatile Graphics suffer from banding, even at the highest quality mode.


Lexmark P915 Home Photo Printer

The prints may not be very good, but they come out relatively quickly. Nikon Z 7 The Z 7 is the best the full-frame mirrorless camera for photographers The P isn’t a speed demon, but lwxmark fast enough to make it the fastest ink jet we’ve seen from Lexmark.

You can use a black cartridge instead of the photo cartridge for four-color printing if you like, though.

Compared with other printers in the same price range, it’s a little on the slow side, but not overwhelmingly slow. We review products independentlybut we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page.

The P’s modest footprint measures On the right side of the printer, you’ll find a PictBridge connector and card slots for direct printing from a camera memory card. More ink jet reviews: Even so, if you’re not a perfectionist when it comes to quality, you may want to consider the P for its photo printing and ease of use.

When you insert a media card, a pop-up dialog asks if you would like to save the images lexmarm your computer or select images to print. Review summary On paper, the low-cost Lexmark P offers most of the things you need in a home photo printer: As is typical of printers lexmqrk media card slots, you can easily access the media card bay, which is covered by a flip-down plastic door on the front panel of the unit.

Lexmark P Specs – CNET

Discussion threads lexmarrk be closed at any time at our discretion. Furthermore, the slow-drying ink wicks along the grain of plain paper and, as mentioned earlier, tends to smudge. How your privacy gets cooked by those restaurant waitlist apps. Epson Stylus R 0. The two models introduce a new consumer-appliance look and feel for Lexmark printers, with rounded edges, two-tone silver and gray coloring, and a new focus on ease of use.


The P supports a leexmark variety of paper, envelope, and card sizes, and the printer lives up to its borderless-printing-media claims, with output ranging from the small Hagaki format 3.

Pdinter also spotted several pizza-wheel-type tracks from the feed mechanism running down the length of the page. Output quality, however, is in the middle-to-low range for ink jet printers. Prints directly from cameras and memory cards. As a result, these items have a slight magenta halo, not to mention the huge waste of ink.

Lexmark P review: Lexmark P – CNET

The ease-of-use features are similar to the ones in the Lexmar, including context-sensitive menus and information that shows on the 2. David is also an expert in imaging technologies including printers, monitors, large-screen displays, projectors, scanners, and digital camerasstorage both magnetic and opticaland word processing.

If attached to your computer via the included USB 2. Open the top cover, for example, and the LCD will show ink-loading instructions.