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A standard 300 page capacity tray plus a 50 page multi-purpose tray, this semi-compact printer offers adequate (although not plentiful) sheet storage. You can also get a different model ($349) which has an extra 500 page tray, totaling the page count to 800. See More
While rated at 40ppm (pages per minute), no printer actually achieves those speeds out of the box in real world testing. Printing just plain text it comes close to the rated 40ppm, although once any graphics need to be printed the speed drops dramatically down to under 11ppm See More
You can send your documents to the printer wirelessly over WiFi, Ethernet or WiFi Direct. You can use AirPrint, Google Cloud Print, Mopria, Brother iPrint&Scan and WiFi Direct to get the files from your device to the printer. Or you can print straight via USB. Overall connecting to the printer is not an issue. It tends to work without problems. See More