The Canon Pixma Pro-100 is a relatively affordable printer with near professional-grade prints.
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Pro Great quality prints
According to the tests by Toptenreviews, the printer delivers crisp and error free prints for both the smaller 4 x 6 inch photo size and the 8.5 x 11 inch photo size. The colors are accurate and the print is sharp.
Pro Low ink costs
The ink costs $1.31 per millilitre, making it affordable in comparison to many other photo printers.
Pro Variety of connection options
You can connect the printer to your computer via USB, Ethernet cable or Wi-Fi. The printer also allows you to print from your camera, smartphone or tablet. Printing from external storage like a USB drive is not available.
Pro Affordable, good quality for the price
The printer costs only $379, while it prints better quality images than several much more expensive printers.
Con Slow printing speeds
According to Toptenreviews the Canon Pro-100 prints 4 x 6 inch photos at an average rate of 97 seconds and full-page photos at 192 seconds. Compared to other photo printers, these speeds are one of the slowest.
Con No preview display
This printer does not have a preview display, which could make working with the printer much easier.
Con Limited sheet size
The Canon Pro-100 can handle sheets up to 26 inches in lenght and 0.6 mm thick. Some other models can handle a wider variety of media.
Con Colors can fade
The printer uses dye ink and the colors can fade over years, unlike the prints of good-quality inkjet printers. This is a problem when you plan to sell your photos etc.