When any consumer comes to purchase a new printer for the home, they’re usually struck by the sheer abundance of choice that they’re treated to. Now, having choice is good, no one is disputing that, but for those consumers that select their digital products based on performance and reputation, a brief guide of those printers that are revered by industry experts wouldn’t go amiss. This is that short guide.

HP Photosmart 7520 e-All-in-One Wireless Printer

Deciding the printer that is best-suited for your personal needs is all about balancing what you need with what you desire. The HP Photosmart is one printer that offers superior performance and functionality with an affordable cost of around £140. These are the primary reasons for the popularity of the product. This printer allows you to copy, scan, and send documents from your Smartphone – with no cable in sight.

Brother HL-4150CDN

Brother has always been at the forefront of commercial office-ready printing. The HL-4150CDN is no different. Printing both mono and colour documents at 24ppm and using high yield toner and double-sided printing. This keeps running costs minimal. Brother advertises its HL-4150CDN at £490 on its website however with some investigation online consumers can find the HL-415CDN for a cheaper price.

Canon PIXMA MG8250

The Canon PIXMA MG8250 is considered to be one of the most functionally useful printers – one that is perfect for home usage. Featuring direct printing from CD to DVD, a transparency scanner, and cloud compatibilities, the Canon PIXMA MG 8250 has a compact frame, a wonderful print quality. At just £220 it’s well worth the investment.

HP Photosmart 5510

For those with a slightly more modest budget, the HP Photosmart 5510 is a worthwhile investment. Priced at just £69 the HP Photosmart allows users to print wirelessly via HP mobile printing aps or Air Print, if you’re running an OS device. Any documents that you receive in your inbox can be printed at the click of a button and given the very reasonable maximum resolution of 4800×1200 DPI the quality of the prints is unquestioned.

Lexmark Genesis S815

The final printer on our list is the Lexmark Genesis – a completely different type of printer. This innovative printer brings a completely different breed of innovation to the table. The printer is aesthetically-appealing, easily supports its main functions, and produces prints of a superlative calibre.

The Genesis is slightly different to other printers, scanning items traditionally, and capturing images in just three seconds, using a 10MP camera. The touch screen can be used to display printer information, or in conjunction with supported apps to display news feeds from sources such as Apple, BBC, and ESPN.

These are just five examples of best printers available on the market today. No matter your budget or requirements one of these printers will perfectly meet your needs. If you’re considering purchasing a new printer then by choosing one of these five, you’ll be hard pressed to find a better option than one of these five.