Samsung Printers Receive Global Awards for Outstanding Achievement from Buyers Laboratory
Samsung Electronics is proud to announce that its Laser and Multi-function Printers (MFPs) have won seven awards for Outstanding Achievement at the Buyers Laboratory 2014 Summer Pick Awards. The Xpress C1810/1860 series, M2835/2885 series, and the MultiXpress CLX-8640/8650 series were all recognised for their superior performance in the printing category.
Buyers Laboratory LLC (BLI) is the world’s leading independent evaluator of document imaging hardware and software. Bestowed twice a year by the editors of BLI, the awards honour the top-performing solutions assessed in BLI’s lab during the previous six months.
“Samsung’s Printing solutions are designed to drive productivity and efficiency and we are delighted that BLI has recognised our commitment to creating innovative products that meet changing business needs,” said Mike van Lier, Divisional Head of the Enterprise Business team (EBT) at Samsung SA.
Samsung recognised for superior product performance
Five Samsung printers and MFPs were recognised for Outstanding Achievement in the hardware catergory. This includes the Xpress C1810/1860 series released earlier this year, which received the award for the Outstanding Personal Colour Printer and MFP, with its full-colour touchscreen, the device is able to simplify any printing task such as scanning, copying or downloading.
Tony Maceri, BLI Senior Test Technician praised this model for delivering a complete pack of leading-edge technologies at an affordable price. He said, “The full-colour touchscreen, still rare at this level, makes programming, scan or copy jobs easy, while Samsung’s Mobile Print App and the integrated NFC technology lets users print or scan with a simple tap of their NFC-enabled smartphone on the MFP.”
The Xpress M2835/2885 series also received awards for the Outstanding Personal Monochrome Printer and MFP respectively, demonstrating the simplicity of Samsung’s mobile printing technology.
“Mobile printing is an emerging trend, therefore printing from a smartphone or tablet can be challenging,” said BLI Senior Analyst of Printers and A4 MFP, Marlene Orr. “With the Xpress M2835/2885’s integrated NFC technology, mobile printing couldn’t be easier: I can just tap my NFC-enabled smartphone on the printer and MFP, the Samsung Mobile Print App automatically downloads and my phone connects to the MFP so I can print my job right away.” The enterprise-ready A4 colour laser MFP, MultiXpress CLX-8650 received recognition as an Outstanding A4 colour MFP for Large Workgroups, due to its reliability, eco-friendly features and high performance.
The A4 colour laser MFPs, MultiXpress CLX-8640/8650 series received an award for Outstanding Achievement in energy efficiency, strengthening its reputation as the benchmark in energy saving technology. Due to Samsung’s advanced eco-friendly technology, these models consume less energy than standard printers and have received numerous five-star ratings in environmental categories.
“The Samsung MultiXpress CLX-8640/8650 series provide users with an energy-efficient device that can help any organisation reduce their overall environmental impact compared with the competing products, as tested,” said Lisa Reider, BLI’s Senior Product Editor for Environmental. “Due to its fast warm-up times and additional energy- and waste-saving features, the CLX-8640/8650 series provide many ways to help end users go green.”
“Receiving these global awards inspires us to continue to focus on developing printer solutions that seamlessly fit into the IT and office ecosystem which are ecologically sound as well as high-performing,” concludes van Lier.
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