The best printer deals of January 2020

It’s OK to admit it: In a world of smartphones, smart TVs, and smart-everything-else, printers aren’t the most exciting pieces of technology around today. Nonetheless, these appliances have been staples in homes and offices for decades, and chances are good that you’re one of the many people who need one. Chances are even better that if you’re reading this, it’s time for a new printer for your own home or business.

You would be forgiven for thinking that printers haven’t changed much over the years. At first glance, a printer still looks like a printer — but newer technologies under the hood have brought these devices a long way recently, with everything from built-in Wi-Fi connectivity to greatly improved print quality putting today’s printers head and shoulders above the run-of-the-mill inkjets of yesterday. Color laser printers have also become considerably more affordable as well, placing them within the budgets of small companies and home businesses.

Whatever your reason for needing one – be it because your years-old unit is on the fritz or you’re just buying a first printer for your dorm room, home, or business – there’s almost certainly a model out there that meets your needs and budget. And if you need a printer, you probably need it now, meaning that you might not be able to wait for the next seasonal sale to find a worthy deal. That’s where we come in: Below, we’ve rounded up a large handful of the best printer deals you can find online right now, along with a short list of a few models in particular that we recommend:

Today’s best printer deals

  • Canon PIXMA TS3122 Wireless All-in-One Multifunction Inkjet Printer$19
  • Canon Pixma MG3620 Wireless All-In-One Color Inkjet Printer$45 (was $80)
  • HP LaserJet Pro M15a Monochrome Compact Laser Printer$50 (was $89)
  • Canon imageCLASS LBP6230dw Wireless Laser Printer — $80 (was $295)
  • HP OfficeJet Pro 9015 All-in-One Wireless Printer$180 (was $230)
  • Brother HL-L8360CDW Business Color Laser Printer$339 (was $400)

Brother HL-L8360CDW Business Color Laser Printer

$339 $400
Expires soon
Laser printers today can do a lot more than monochrome, and the fantastic Brother HL-L8360CDW is a fast, high-capacity, high-volume color laser printer that won't leave you bankrupt.

Epson SureColor P400 Wireless Color Photo Printer

$540 $600
Expires soon
The wireless Epson SureColor P400 is far and away our favorite photo printer thanks to its ability to turn out fantastic prints that rival printers which cost twice as much.

HP OfficeJet Pro 9015 All-in-One Wireless Printer

$180 $230
Expires soon
The HP OfficeJet Pro 9015 is by far our favorite all-around printer, but it's a little pricey at its normal price, but this discount knocks it below $200.

Canon Pixma MG3620 Wireless All-In-One Color Inkjet Printer

$40 $80
Expires soon
Our favorite budget all-in-one inkjet printer offers a lot of bang for the buck with its wireless connectivity and multi-functionality, and it's even more attractive on sale.

Canon PIXMA TS3122 Wireless All-in-One Multifunction Inkjet Printer

$19
Expires soon
At less than half of what even budget-friendly printers usually go for, this Canon Pixma TS3122 is the cheapest all-in-one you're likely to find with wireless connectivity.

Canon PIXMA TR8520 Wireless All in One Printer

$100 $200
Expires soon
From faxing and scanning to printing assignments, concert tickets and photos, this printer has you covered. Print wirelessly from your device, or fax and scan with just a few taps on its touchscreen.

HP LaserJet Pro M254dw Wireless Color Laser Printer

$219 $299
Expires soon
Pretty much all of our picks will work with Mac computers (and iPads, where applicable), but the HP LaserJet Pro M254dw is our favorite color laser printer for Apple users thanks to built-in AirPrint.

Epson Expression Photo HD XP-15000 Wireless Color Wide-Format Printer

$200 $350
Expires soon
Photography is an expensive hobby and photo printers are no exception. The six-ink wide-format Epson XP-15000 is quite affordable, though, and still delivers gallery-quality results.

Epson WorkForce WF-7720 Wireless Wide-format Color Inkjet Printer

$180 $300
Expires soon
This wide-format printer can produce shop-quality borderless prints up to 13" x 19" and scans up to 11" x 17". It also has copying and faxing abilities for your complete document needs.

Brother HL-L3210CW Compact Digital Color Laser Printer

$180 $200
Expires soon
If you want a color laser printer but don't want to shell out hundreds for a large professional-grade unit, the compact Brother HL-L3210CW puts out excellent results for its size and price.

Canon imageCLASS LBP6230dw Wireless Laser Printer

$80 $295
Expires soon
If you want a compact laser printer with the added convenience of wireless connectivity, the Canon imageClass LBP6230dw is a great pick that offers a lot of value at this hugely discounted price.

Epson Workforce Pro WF-3720 Wireless All-in-One Color Inkjet Printer

$80 $150
Expires soon
Easy on the budget but heavy on features. Increase productivity in your home or mini office with the fast print, copying, and scanning capabilities of this printer.

HP LaserJet Pro M15a Monochrome Compact Laser Printer

$50 $89
Expires soon
Black-and-white laser printers are great for businesses that print a lot of non-color documents, and the compact HP LaserJet Pro M15a delivers sharp results without being too bulky for small offices.

Canon Pixma TR8520 Wireless All in One Printer

$100 $200
Expires soon
Canon's Pixma TR8520 is another one of our top picks for a wireless all-in-one inkjet printer and is a nice upgrade pick over the Pixma MG3620 if you're looking for something with more muscle.

Epson Expression Premium XP-6100 Wireless All-In-One Inkjet Printer

$80 $150
Expires soon
The Epson Expression Premium XP-6100 is another of our top recommendations for an affordable, do-it-all printer for home and personal use owing to its great printing quality and ease of use.

Canon Pixma MG3620 Wireless All-In-One Color Inkjet Printer

$40 $80
Expires soon
Print and scan from almost anywhere in your home with the wireless capability of this printer. You'll also be able to save time and money with its Auto duplex and Mobile Device Printing functions.

HP DeskJet 3755 Compact All-in-One Wireless Printer

$50 $90
Expires soon
This model is one of the best choices for a low-cost printer today. It’s fully Wi-Fi compatible for wireless printing and weighs just 5.13 pounds, making it easy to squeeze into pretty much any space.

Best all-in-one printer: HP OfficeJet Pro 9015

HP OfficeJet Pro 9015 - best printer deals

HP makes a lot of printers, and sorting through the company’s catalog of printers alone can take some time. Let us save you some time by taking you right to the best one: The HP OfficeJet Pro 9015 is our favorite all-in-one printer, copier, and scanner for most uses. It’s fast, it offers great printing, and it’s wireless, so you can print from network-connected devices via Wi-Fi or Apple AirPrint.

HP OfficeJet Pro 9015 is easy to use and configure, too, thanks to its color touchscreen. The only drawback that’s worth noting is that, while it’s smaller than previous models, this printer still a bit bulkier than most inkjet all-in-ones. Nonetheless, if you’re looking for a premium do-it-all printer for the home or a small office (and you’re willing to pay a little extra for it), the OfficeJet Pro 9015 is the one.

Best budget printer: Canon Pixma MG6320

Canon Pixma MG3620 - best printer deals

If the OfficeJet Pro 9015 was a little rich for your blood (let’s face it, not all of us are willing to spend more than $50 on a simple printer), then Canon has you covered with its budget-friendly Pixma MG6320. This all-in-one inkjet can print, copy, and scan, and it’s wireless, so you can easily print from your connected computer or mobile device right on your home network as well as via apps like Apple AirPrint and Google Cloud Print — no wired hookups required.

Naturally, a printer this cheap isn’t going to give you gallery-quality results or professional-grade volume output, but that’s not the point. For the price, it’s hard to look a gift horse like the Canon Pixma MG6320 in the mouth if your printing needs are basic.

Best laser printer: Brother HL-3170CDW

Brother HL-3170CDW color laser printer - best printer deals

Laser printers are purpose-built for offices and other professional settings, cutting through high-volume tasks that a traditional inkjet printer would struggle with. These printers used to be primarily monochrome (made for school and business environments where a lot of black-and-white printing happens), but color laser printers are no longer rare and are even quite affordable.

You’ll still pay more for one, though, but models like the Brother HL-3170CDW — which happens to be our top recommendation for most people — punch above their weight when it comes to price. It’s simple, sleek, and considerably less bulky than many laser printers, and can crank out 23 pages per minute from its 250-sheet feed tray. You can pay four figures for a “professional” color laser printer if you want to, but for around $400, you’d be hard-pressed to do much better than the Brother HL-3170CDW.

Best small business printer: Canon Maxify MB5420

Canon Maxify MB5420 review
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Printers see the heaviest use in offices, whether it’s a small home office or a large business, and for that, your standard consumer-grade all-in-one printer probably won’t cut it. You don’t have to spend a fortune on a good office-grade printer, though, and the Canon Maxify MB5420 does plenty of heavy lifting at a price that won’t make you wince.

It’s surprisingly compact for its output capacity (more so than many other office printers, anyway), holding 500 sheets of paper while boasting a snappy monochrome print rate of 22 pages per minute and a color print rate of 10ppm. And like any good modern printer, it can also copy and scan, and can even do faxes if you’re still into that sort of thing. Not bad for less than $300 at its normal price — and even better if you can find a printer deal.

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