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Canon Pixma MG5250

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2569 reviews of Canon Pixma MG5250. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Reviewers really like the print quality and design. The price and usability also get good comments. There are some negative views about the control panel and size, and opinions are divided on the ink consumption.

performance, usability, price, design, print quality

noise, size, control panel

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Canon Pixma MG5250 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 user reviews of Canon Pixma MG5250 from The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Printers on People really like the durability and multifunction. The price and performance are also appreciated.

usability, performance, price, multifunction, durability

94% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon PIXMA MG5250 Colour Multifunction Inkjet Photo Printer Ref MG5250Canon PIXMA MG5250 - Multifunction ( printer / copier / scanner ) - colour - ink-jet - printing (up to): 11 ipm (mono) / 9.3 ipm (colour) - 300 sheets

Nov, 2015


Expert review by: Campbell Simpson (

Canon PIXMA MG5250 multifunction inkjet printer


The Canon PIXMA MG5250 is an inkjet printer that also scans, copies, prints directly from memory cards or USB sticks, and wirelessly connects to your ...

Good print quality in High quality mode, easy to use with on-screen prompts via 2.4in LCD, cheap monochrome document printing

Not the fastest document or photo printer, set up takes a while

The Canon PIXMA MG5250 is an all-in-one printer that manages to fit in almost everything a home user could want. A reasonable asking price makes it a good purchase, and ongoing costs are fine as long as you aren't printing large volumes of documents or...

Sep, 2010

Product Specifications


Network Connection: No


Reduction/Enlargment Ratio:25-400


Fax: No


Dimensions (WxHxD):45.5x16x36.8 cm
Dimensions (WxHxD) (in):17.9x6.2x14.4 in
Weight:8.1 kg
Weight (lb):17.8 lb


Duplex Printing: Yes
Max Printing Resolution:9600x2400 dpi
Max Writing Speed (black):11 ppm
Max Writing Speed (colour):9.3 ppm
Number of Ink Cartridges:5


Product name:Pixma MG5250

Product properties

Colour Printer: Yes
CPU Speed:300 MHz
Loudness:48 dB
Memory card reader: Yes
Memory Cards Supported:CompactFlash, Secure Digital, SDHC, mini SD, micro SD, mini SDHC, micro SDHC, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick Micro, MultiMedia Card, MultiMedia Card Plus, RS-MMC, MMCmobile Card, xD-PictureCard, xD-PictureCard Type M, xD-PictureCard Type H, Microdrive
Printer Format:Various size pages
Standard paper capacity:300 sheets
WLAN Standard:802.11b/g/n


Power consumption:21 W


Colour Depth:48 bit
Optical Resolution:2400x4800 dpi
Scanable Area:A4
Scanner Type:Flatbed
TWAIN compliant: Yes