Comparison: Epson L380 VS Canon Pixma G2000

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Canon Pixma G2000 vs Epson L380 Ink Tank Printer

Looking for a perfect printer for your home? Well, with the advent of ink-tank printers in India, it is highly advisable to go for such machines. The ink-tank printers allow you to print way more pages in comparison to the sponge based cartridge toner printers. They not only save printing costs, but also reduce the wear and tear costs of the printer. Today we have a comparison of two budget printers available both online and offline that offer high yield at a budget price tag. Both the printers in our Epson L380 VS Canon Pixma G2000 comparison are priced under 15K and come in a professional looking design. You can also read our recent stories on printers.

Epson L380 VS Canon Pixma G2000 Design

Aesthetics have recently become one of the key features of a printer. While some love to go for a commercial looking build, others just prefer machines that have a curved form factor to look aesthetically pleasing at home.

Epson L380

However, in our todays comparison both the Epson L380 VS Canon Pixma G2000 feature a commercial looking build. Although we mostly suggest these designs for commercial users, in this particular case, we think both the printers can be used at home in case your printing needs are high.

Canon Pixma G2000

The multi-function Epson L380 printer doesn’t come with a display and the controls are placed on front side of the printer. While Canon Pixma G2000 also doesn’t incorporates any display, also all the controls are placed on the top of the printer.

In case you’re looking for a lighter machine out of the two, Epson L380 could be the choice for you, measuring roughly 4.4KGs. Pixma G2000 on the other hand is heavier than the L380 roughly about a kilogram.

Other build aspects are similar, with the page input unit placed at the rear, scanner unit on the top and the page output unit placed at the bottom of the printer.

Epson L380 VS Canon Pixma G2000 Features and Efficiency

Both the printers in our Epson L380 VS Canon Pixma G2000 comparison are multi-function printers offering high performance at a super-low running cost. The printers can print monochrome as well as color pages with a refillable Ink-Tank that can easily be operated at home.

Epson L380 Ink jet printer

Starting with the Epson L380 first. The printer can print at a maximum resolution of 5760 x 1440 dpi. It supports A4, A5, A6, B5, C6 and DL media sizes. The input tray capacity of the printer is 100sheets, while the output tray capacity is only 20sheets. The printer can however print upto 7500 color and upto 4500 monochrome pages at an affordable cost per page.

Canon PIxma G2000 color printer

Canon Pixma G2000 on the other hand offers a marginally smaller printer resolution of 4800 x 1200 dpi. The printer supports A4, A5, B5, Letter, Legal, 4 x 6″, 5 x 7″, Envelopes (DL, COM10) and Custom size (width 101.6 – 215.9mm, length 152.4 – 676mm) media sizes. Input tray capacity of the printer is 100sheets, while the output tray capacity is 50sheets. The printer can print upto 7000 pages which is about 500 pages less than the Epson L380.Canon Pixma G2000 Ink Jet printer

The Epson L380 VS Canon Pixma G2000 printers are brilliant in terms of yield as we listed above. The Epson L380 ink prices Rs.320 per bottle and there are a total four ink compartments for cyan, magenta, yellow and black. Epson claims the cost per print to be about 7paise, 18paise for black and color, respectively. Canon G2000 is significantly costlier at Rs.499 for an individual ink-bottle. While the per page cost for color pages remains roughly the same at about 8paise and 21paise for black and color, respectively.

It’s easy to select now, the Epson L380 turns out to be a better choice as gets the printing tasks done at a much cheaper price.

Buy Here- Epson L380 on Flipkart

Buy Here- Canon Pixma G2000 on Amazon or Flipkart at roughly Rs.10,599. 

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Bikram Singh Negi

Bikram Singh Negi

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