Canon PIXMA MG4240 Review

Canon PIXMA MG4240 Review - Compact and advanced All-In-One with print, copy and scan functions. With Auto Duplex, color screen and Wifi, it offers smartphone and Internet printing plus Apple AirPrint support. Get more from your printer with the freedom to print directly from the Internet. Print photos in seconds from CANON iMAGE GATEWAY without using a PC. Produce calendars, download stationery and other templates direct from the PIXMA Cloud.
Canon PIXMA MG4240 Review
Canon PIXMA MG4240 with Print more for less XL cartridges provide significantly more prints than their standard equivalents ensuring longer periods between ink replacements ideal if you print a lot. More cost effective XL FINE cartridges can offer you savings of up to 50% per page. Auto Duplex printing reduces the amount of paper you use and creates professional looking double-sided documents. Auto Power On automatically turns the printer on when you start printing and Auto Power Off switches the printer off if not used for a set time saving you energy.

For ultimate flexibility, it’s possible to print from and even scan to your smartphone and tablet, around the house, using Canon PRINT app. With Apple AirPrint support you can also print photos, emails, web pages and other documents wirelessly from your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

Bring memories back to life, using the photo organizing capabilities of My Image Garden software, which includes face recognition and the ability to combine photos in creative ways for printing. This one-stop software also makes it easy to scan, create PDFs and access online services. The Print Your Days app lets you print photos direct from Facebook.

Canon PIXMA MG4240 FINE cartridge system with min. 2pl ink droplets and up to 4800dpi print resolution deliver great levels of detail. With a rapid ISO ESAT A4 document print speed of 9.9ipm mono/5.7ipm color, it produces an A4 color copy in approx. 20 seconds. Perfect for speedy, quality printing of documents and images at home.

Canon PIXMA MG4240 Specifications:


  • Main Functions: Print, Copy, Scan
  • Other Functions: Quality photos
  • Double-sided documents: Smartphone and tablet printing
  • AirPrint support: Printing via Internet

  • Print Resolution: Up to 4800 x 1200 dpi
  • Print Engine: Inkjet FINE print head technology, 4-colour system with min. 2pl ink droplet size, 2 FINE Cartridges with ChromaLife100
  • Mono Document Print Speed: ESAT: Approx. 9.9 ipm
  • Colour Document Print Speed: ESAT: Approx. 5.7 ipm
  • Photo Print Speed: Borderless 10x15cm: Approx. 44 seconds
  • Borderless Printing: Yes (A4, Letter, 20x25cm, 13x18cm, 10x15cm)
  • Two-Sided Printing: Auto Duplex Print (A4, Letter)
  • Other Print Features: Fit-to-Page print, Scaled print, Multiple pages per sheet print, Booklet print, Poster print, Collate

  • Standard Ink Cartridges: 2 FINE Cartridges, PG-440 (Black), CL-441 (Colour)
  • Optional Ink Cartridges: High yield XL Cartridges, PG-440XL (Black), CL-441XL (Colour)
  • Ink Tank Life - Document Printing: 4 Colour Document, Black: 180 pages, Black XL: 600 pages, Colour: 180 pages, Colour XL: 400 pages
  • Ink Tank Life - Photo Printing: 10x15cm photo, Black: 2465 photos, Black XL: 7560 photos, Colour: 69 photos, Colour XL: 150 photos

  • Paper Types: Plain Paper, Envelopes, Photo Paper Pro Platinum (PT-101), Photo Paper Plus Glossy II (PP-201), Photo Paper Pro Luster (LU-101), Photo Paper Plus Semi-gloss (SG-201), Glossy Photo Paper "Everyday Use" (GP-501), Matte Photo Paper (MP-101), High Resolution Paper (HR-101N), T-shirt Transfer (TR-301), Photo Stickers (PS-101)
  • Maximum Paper Input: Front Tray: Max. 100 sheets
  • Paper Sizes: A4, A5, B5, Letter, Legal, Envelopes (DL size or Commercial #10), 10x15cm, 13x18cm, 20x25cm
  • Paper Weight: Plain paper: 64 - 105 g/m², Photo paper up to approx. 300 g/m² (Canon special media)

  • Scanner Type: Flatbed, CIS color scanner
  • Scanner Resolution - Optical: Up to 1200 x 2400 dpi
  • A4 Scan Speed: Approx. 14 seconds
  • Colour Scanning Depth: Flatbed scan 48bit input / 24bit output (RGB each 16bit/8bit)
  • Halftone/Greyscale: Flatbed scan 16bit input / 8bit output
  • Compatibility: TWAIN / WIA
  • Effective Scanning Width: A4/LTR (216x297mm)
  • Text Recognition - OCR: Yes (My Image Garden software)
  • Scan Methods & Enhancements: Scan to PC, Document Scan (PDF, Compact PDF, JPEG, TIFF, PNG), Photo Scan (JPEG, TIFF, PNG), Auto Scan Mode, PDF file creation with optional password security, Text recognition (OCR), Scan and Stitch, Scan to Cloud, Scan to e-mail, Scan to memory card

  • Copy Speed Colour Document: sFCOT: Approx. 20 seconds, sESAT: Approx. 4.3 ipm
  • Multiple Copy: 1-99 copies
  • Zoom: 25 - 400% (in 1% increments), Fit page, A5 to A4, B5 to A4, A4 to A5 and A4 to B5
  • Copy functions & enhancements: Document Copying, Photo Copying, Borderless copy, 2-sided copy, 2-on-1 and 4-on-1 copy, Frame erase copy, Adjust quality (High, Standard, Fast)

  • Display Type & Size: 6.2 cm colour TFT display
  • Display Languages: 23 selectable languages: English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Finnish, Russian, Czech, Hungarian, Polish, Slovenian, Turkish, Greek, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Indonesian
  • Interface Type - PC / Mac: Hi-Speed USB (B Port), Wi-Fi: IEEE802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Security: WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK, WEP, Wireless LAN Frequency Band: 2.4GHz
  • Interface Type - Non PC: Android devices, iPhone, iPod touch and iPad, Apple AirPrint, PIXMA Cloud Link, Memory card reader, Compatible Memory Cards, SD Card, SDHC Card, MultiMedia Card, MultiMedia Card Plus, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick Micro, RS-MMC, mini SD Card, micro SD Card, mini SDHC Card, micro SDHC Card, MMC mobile.

  • Weight: Approx. 5.7 kg
  • Dimensions (W x D x H): 449 x 304 x 152mm
  • Acoustic Noise Levels: Approx. 43.0dB
  • Operating Temperature: 5-35°C
  • Operating Humidity: 10-90%RH (no dew condensation)
  • Power Source: AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz
  • Power Consumption: Off Approx. 0.2 W, Standby (USB connection to PC): Approx. 0.7 W (scanning lamp off), Standby (all ports connected): Approx. 2.1 W (scanning lamp off), Time to enter Standby mode: 7 minutes, Copying: Approx. 19 W
Source: Canon Europe
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