● Launches Single-function imageClass LBP 351x and LBP 352x and Multi-function imageClass MF 515x
● Currently at a market share of 26%, bullish about positive growth in the Indian Laser market
Hyderabad, November 11, 2016: Canon India Pvt. Ltd, India’s leading Digital Imaging Company, today announced the launch of new Single Function Laser Printers LBP 351x, LBP 352x and the Multi-function MF 515x. These products designed to address the printing needs of the Government, Large Enterprises, BFSI and Healthcare segment, are priced in the range of INR 87,495 to INR 149,999.
The modern office has seen a lot of changes in the recent past with more focus being laid on workplace productivity, maintaining user friendliness and addressing their professional demands. The new Laser printers, attuned with higher duty cycle for reliability, higher memory capacity & high yield toner cartridges concentrates on these requirements of the customers who need speed and have high page volume printing.
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Kazutada Kobayashi, President and CEO, Canon India Pvt. Ltd. said, “Enterprise Laser segment is a significant market for Canon and we are dedicated to providing them with outstanding print technology and innovations. Canon’s new lineup of Enterprise Laser printers will further solidify our commitment to provide best technologies to our customers and constantly delight them. With this launch, we aim to further augment the presence of CIPL A4-Laser printers in the Commercial Printing Segment, thereby considerably raising our market share from the existing 26%.”
Speaking about the expansion of the Laser printer portfolio, Mr. Eddie Udagawa, Vice President - Consumer Imaging & Information Centre, Canon India said, “At Canon, we constantly challenge ourselves, which results in continuous innovation of cutting edge technology designed for our customers. The new Laser printers prove to be an ideal choice for demanding environments that need versatility and speed along with high-quality printing capabilities. In lieu with the current Laser market scenario, we see tremendous growth opportunities for Canon in this segment.”
Catering to the productivity focused workplaces, the printers can print above a printing speed of 40 PPM, which is a first from Canon for the Laser printer portfolio. The multi-function MF 515x also supports legal sized scanning and enables easy operation for all levels of users.
Mr. C Sukumaran, Assistant Director, Consumer Systems Products (CSP), Canon India said, “Canon has been strongly committed to supporting enterprises and business professionals to improve their workflow and attain operational efficiencies. We are delighted to offer our customers with the latest range of Laser printers packed with exquisite features like fast printing speed, heavy volume printing and higher duty cycle.”
Key product specifications:
LBP 351x and LBP 352x proves the testimony to Canon’s technology leadership and design superiority. This printer unleashes the power of Heavy-duty workhorse and are the fastest printers offered in A4 Laser range by Canon. The imageCLASS devices are the preferred choice for High Volume printing demand and versatile printing solutions. With black-and-white printing speed at 55ppm and 62ppm respectively, the LBP351x and LBP352x are also leading in their category with minimalistic power consumption, utilizing a minimal 2W in sleep mode. In accordance with Canon’s Kyosei philosophy, the printers enables businesses to foster a greener work environment through reduced paper consumption and cost-efficiency.
The printers support mobile and cloud printing, which enables users to print easily from any compatible device. Keeping in mind the increased reliance of organization on cloud and mobile printing, Canon has equipped the devices to be at par maintaining high security and providing maximized efficiency. Speed and print output being major concerns for organizations, the high yield toner cartridge in the printers allows users to print more pages before replacement, making them even more productive. With a high duty cycle, LBP 351x can print up to 2,50,000 pages and LBP 352x can print up to 2,80,000 pages.
They can also benefit from more advanced features with the Canon PRINT Business app.
MF 515x has the unique offering of 215.9 x 315.9 glass platen, which enables “Legal sized flatbed scanning”. This is a big differentiator for A4 Multifunction Laser printers. This feature enables customers to scan and print legal documents seamlessly. At 40ppm print speed, MF 515x is a heavy duty multi-function printing device suited for high demanding work environments. The printer comprises of various new and enhanced technologies aimed to provide the most reliable, secure and cost-effective printing solutions to the enterprise segment. It also protects sensitive documents using Secure PIN printing that PIN-protects documents when printing from a PC or mobile device. The device also supports Legal Sized scanning and 1 GB RAM memory capacity.
Keeping user experience and convenience at prime importance, the device host an array of features supporting mobile printing, two-sided printing, auto-duplex scanning and eco-friendly operations. It also protects sensitive documents using Secure PIN printing that PIN-protects documents when printing from a PC or mobile device.
About Canon GroupEver since its foundation in 1937, Canon has been adhering to the “Kyosei” philosophy and has been striving to create and deliver world-class products, becoming a top global corporation by diversifying into new business fields throughout the world. Focusing on optical technologies, Canon produces office equipment, imaging devices, industrial systems and other products. Through the close connection between its global head office in Tokyo and regional headquarters in America, Europe, Asia, Oceania and regional headquarters in Japan, Canon combines its global and local operations organically. In 1996, Canon launched its Excellent Global Corporation Plan with the goal of serving the society with advanced technologies and becoming a trustworthy and responsible corporate citizen. The year 2016 is the first year of Phase 5 of the Plan. Currently, Canon boasts a strong global presence of 317 subsidiaries all over the world, supported by 189,571 employees. (Data as of December 31, 2015)
Canon India Pvt. Ltd., a 100% subsidiary of Canon Singapore Pvt. Ltd., is a world leader in imaging technologies. Set up in 1997, Canon markets over 200 comprehensive range of sophisticated contemporary digital imaging in India. The company today has offices and warehouses in 14 cities across India and employs over 1000 people. Canon has over 500 primary channel partners, 14 National Retail Chain partners, and over 6000 secondary retail points. Canon has 207 own retail stores called the Canon Image Square across 97 cities in the country. Canon’s service reach extends to over 5000 towns with 18 Canon camera service centres and 36 printer Canon Care Centres. Canon India also has 159 authorized service centres for printers and 195 camera collection points.
Canon in India
In sync with its corporate tagline- ‘ Delighting You Always’ , reinforced by World class technology, Canon offers an extended product portfolio, including copier MFDs, fax-machines, printers, scanners, All-in-ones, digital cameras, DSLR, Cinematic imaging products, camcorders, cable ID printers and card printers catering to the multiple market segments of consumer, SME, B2B, Government & Commercial. Canon India recorded revenue of INR 2158 crores in the year 2015.