–India becomes the first country to host the Global launch of PIXMA G series ink tank printers.
–Expands its product portfolio with 4 new models– G1000, G2000, G2002, and G3000 to a total of 33 inkjet printers.
–Print cost as low as INR0.08 per print for mono prints and INR0.21 per print for color prints
–Aims to capture 30% market share in the CISS segment by the end of 2016.
–Target market includes photo centers, copy shops and SOHO customers
New Delhi, 2 November, 2015: Canon India Pvt. Ltd, India’s No. 1 complete Digital Imaging Company, today entered into high yield refillable ink tank printers globally with the launch of PIXMA G series printers. For the first time in the history of Canon, India played host to global launch of four new models; G1000, G2000, G2002, G3000 of CISS printers.
The PIXMA G Series range starts from Rs. 9595/- for the basic model and goes up to Rs. 16795/- for the wireless model. The replacement ink bottles are priced at Rs. 499/ per unit
Superior Print Quality
Canon PIXMA G Series printers use of Full-photolithography Inkjet Nozzle engineering, or FINE technology for short, to create high-density print heads with microscopic ink droplet sizes. This technology enables the printers to achieve high resolution images with incredible photo-quality. The Canon PIXMA Integrated Hybrid Ink system further optimizes printing which results in vivid and vibrant photographs and sharp text documents. PIXMA G Series printers can also print borderless photographs up to A4 size.
High Yield & Low Cost Printing- The high mileage printer
PIXMA G series features new integrated refillable ink tanks with print yield as high as 6000 pages mono prints and 7000 pages color prints. The printers have individual ink tanks for Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black. The replacement ink bottles are priced at only Rs. 499/ per unit.
Stylish Design and Ease of use
Canon PIXMA G Series have integrated ink tanks which significantly reduces the width of the printer and provides high visibility of ink to consumers. The ink bottles are designed to minimize potential spills and leaks. The superior quality Continuous Ink Supply System (CISS) used in PIXMA G series ensures a reliable and trouble free high volume printing. PIXMA G3000 also features wireless and cloud printing.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Kazutada Kobayashi, President and CEO, Canon India Pvt. Ltd, said, “We are honored to host the global launch of the G series of PIXMA printers here in India today. It is a moment of pride and joy for us. Canon keeps customer experience at the center of all its innovation. So we are happy to give a firsthand experience to our Indian customers. At present in India, the CISS category contributes 28% of inkjet printer sales. Canon is a new entrant into the category but we are excited and bullish about capturing approximately 30% of the CISS market by the end of Dec 2016.With this launch we aim to strengthen our footholds amongst photo centres, copy centres and SOHO.”
Mr. Andrew Koh, Vice President, Consumer, Canon India said, “The printer industry is evolving at a fast pace and technological innovations are key driving factors to run parallel with the market demands and trends. The PIXMA G series printers come with many innovations that make photo and document printing easy and convenient. The integrated high yield refillable ink tanks, wireless printing, cloud connectivity, low cost and high quality output are some salient features that the printers assure.”
Features like superior quality output, compact size, easy refillable options and increased productivity, all stand witness to greater customer experience that these printers will be synonymous for.
About Canon Inc.
Canon Inc. (NYSE: CAJ), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a leader in the fields of professional and consumer imaging equipment and information systems. Canon’s extensive range of products includes production printers, multifunction office systems, inkjet and laser printers, cameras, video equipment, medical equipment and semiconductor-manufacturing equipment. Originally established in 1937 as Precision Optical Industry, Co., Ltd., a camera manufacturer, Canon has successfully diversified and globalized to become a worldwide industry leader in professional and consumer imaging systems and solutions. With approximately 192,000 employees worldwide, the Canon Group includes manufacturing and marketing subsidiaries in Japan, the Americas, Europe, Asia and Oceania; and a global R&D network with companies based in the United States, Europe, Asia and Australia. Canon’s consolidated net sales for fiscal 2014 (ended December 31, 2014) totaled $30.8 billion (at an exchange rate of \121=US$1).