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Canon InkJet VS HP DeskJet Multi-function colour printers at low cost for home use. Find lowest online price at India's top online stores...

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Canon MG2470

Colour inkjet printer, copier and scanner

Affordable All-In-One printer with basic printing, copying and scanning functions.

  • Auto Power ON detects a print command and will automatically switch the printer ON with a USB connection.
  • Print, Scan, Copy
  • ISO standard print speed (A4): up to 8.0 ipm mono / 4.0 ipm color

Hewlett Packard (HP) HP 2131

It works on various paper sizes like A4, A6, B5 and DL envelope, Duty cycle monthly upto 1000 pages, Multiple OS Support

Make your everyday printing, scanning, and copying easy with an HP DeskJet all-in-one that simply works—right out of the box. Save money with optional high-yield ink cartridges. Plus, save space with an all-in-one designed to fit where you need it. Get started in fewer steps. Easily set up this all-in-one to print, scan, and copy with simple controls. Save your space with a compact all-in-one designed to fit on your desk, on a shelf, or anywhere you need it.

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Side by Side comparison

Alt Model #
MG2470 : 
HP 2131 : HP DeskJet 2131 All-in-One Printer (F5S42D)
Series #
MG2470 : Pixma MG
HP 2131 : DeskJet
Highlights
MG2470 : 600 x 1200 dpi
HP 2131 : Upto 1200 dpi
A scanner's optical resolution is determined by how many pixels it can actually see. In a typical flatbed scanner it uses scanning head with 300 sensors per inch, so it can sample 300 dots per inch (dpi) in one direction.
Mac compatible
MG2470 : 
HP 2131 : 
MG2470 : Inkjet
HP 2131 : Inkjet
There are several types of printing technologies :
  • Inkjet printer
  • Laser printer

  • Inkjet printers uses liquid ink sprayed through nozzles onto the paper, and laser printers use a toner cartridge (filled with fine powder) and a heated fuser for printing.Each technology has its own importance.

    Inkjet Printer : In the inkjet printing technology, the print head has several tiny nozzles. The copy from an inkjet printer needs a little time to dry. Adequate drying time is especially important if the hard copy contains large sections of solid black or dark color.The advantage of using an inkjet printer is that they give an excellent color output.

    Printer Function
    MG2470 : Photo, Photo Copy, Print, Scan
    HP 2131 : Photo Copy, Print, Scan
    Monochrome/Colored Printer
    MG2470 : Coloured Printing
    HP 2131 : Coloured Printing
    MG2470 : No
    HP 2131 : No
    Borderless printing is a printing technique that makes a printer print an image without any margin or other border. Borderless printing is mainly used for printing a photo without any border, printing an image which needs multiple pages of paper like billboard or big photo, or printing a full page template.
    MG2470 : All In One, Multi Function (MFNs)
    HP 2131 : Ink Tank System, Multi Function (MFNs)
    An ink tank system in printers continuously supplies ink to a comparatively small inkjet print head. It increases the print capacity. Ink in the tank will lasts for a long time and it is refillable. How long the ink will last depends on how heavy the usage of the printer is for the user. The general warranty that companies offer for the Ink Tank system is for a period of one year or in a range of 25000 to 30000 pages.

    A multi-function printer is a type that performs multiple tasks alongwith printing such as scanning, sending fax, photo copy, automatic document feeding etc.

    Best Suited For
    MG2470 : Home & SOHO Document Printers, Small to Medium Business (SMB) Document Printers
    HP 2131 : Home and Small businesses, Photo Printers
    Double Sided Printing
    MG2470 : Manual
    HP 2131 : Manual
    Warranty(Months)
    MG2470 : 12
    HP 2131 : 12
    Warranty Terms
    MG2470 : 1 Year Canon Carry In Warranty
    HP 2131 : 1 Year Limited Warranty (Return to HP/Dealer - Unit Exchange)
    Printing
    Print Resolution
    MG2470 : 4800 x 600 dpi
    HP 2131 : 600*300 dpi
    Print Direction
    MG2470 : Uni-directional
    HP 2131 : Uni-directional
    Print Speed (ppm / ipm)
    MG2470 : -
    HP 2131 : 7.5
    Recommended monthly page volume
    MG2470 : -
    HP 2131 : 50 to 100
    Recommended Top Margin Printing Area
    MG2470 : 31.6 mm
    HP 2131 : -
    Recommended Bottom Margin Printing Area
    MG2470 : 29.2 mm
    HP 2131 : -
    Duty cycle (monthly, letter) upto
    MG2470 : -
    HP 2131 : 1000
    First Printout Time
    MG2470 : -
    HP 2131 : 15 Sec
    MG2470 : 1280
    HP 2131 : -
    A nozzle is a hole smaller than a human hair found on the print head of a print cartridge. Each nozzle produces millions of ink droplets used in creating the images and text generated by your printer.
    Max Black Draft Text - Memo (A4)
    MG2470 : -
    HP 2131 : 20
    Copy Mode
    MG2470 : -
    HP 2131 : Standard
    Min. Ink Droplet size
    MG2470 : 2 PL
    HP 2131 : -
    Print Head Alignment
    MG2470 : Manual
    HP 2131 : Manual
    Scanning
    Scanner Type
    MG2470 : Flatbed
    HP 2131 : Flatbed
    MG2470 : Contact Image Sensor (CIS)
    HP 2131 : 216 x 297 mm
    Contact Image Sensors (CIS) are image sensors used in flatbed scanners almost in direct contact with the object to be scanned. CIS are popular due to its less cost and easy maintenance.
    Selectable Resolution
    MG2470 : 600 x 1200 dpi
    HP 2131 : -
    MG2470 : 48 bits / 24 bits (RGB each 16 bits / 8 bits )
    HP 2131 : 24 bit

    Bit depth is the scanner's ability to accurately analyze and reproduce the full color spectrum of the scanned information. This increased bit depth processing helps in improving the ability to obtain detail from the darker areas of an image.

    48-bit internal, 24-bit external means that the scanner (48 bits - internal) performs the internal processing to select the best possible colors from the available shades or (palette) of colors and outputs only in 24-bit color (24 bits -external).

    Maximum Scan Size
    MG2470 : A4 / LTR (216 x 297mm)
    HP 2131 : 216 x 297 mm
    Scanner Bit Depth (Grayscale)
    MG2470 : 16-bit internal, 8-bit external
    HP 2131 : -
    File Format
    MG2470 : JPEG
    HP 2131 : Bitmap (.bmp), JPEG, PDF (.pdf), PNG (.png), TIFF (.tif)
    Paper Details
    Max. Paper Size
    MG2470 : A4
    HP 2131 : -
    Paper/Media Type
    MG2470 : -
    HP 2131 : Brochure Paper, Photo Paper, Plain Paper
    Paper Size
    MG2470 : A4, A5, B5, Custum size (width 101.6mm - 215.9mm, DL(110x220mm), Envelopes:#10(4.125x9.5in), Legal(8.5x14in), Letter (8.5 x 11 in)
    HP 2131 : A4, A6, B5, DL(110x220mm)
    Input paper hold capacity (Sheets)
    MG2470 : 60
    HP 2131 : 60
    Output paper hold capacity (Sheets)
    MG2470 : -
    HP 2131 : 25
    Compatibility
    USB
    MG2470 : 
    HP 2131 : 
    Connectivity
    Connectivity
    MG2470 : USB 2.0
    HP 2131 : USB 2.0
    OS Support
    MG2470 : Windows 8 / Windows 7 / Windows XP / Windows Vista, Mac OS X v10.5 and later
    HP 2131 : Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7 OS X v10.8 Mountain Lion, OS X v10.9 Mavericks, OS X v10.10 Yosemite
    Network
    MG2470 : 
    HP 2131 : -
    Weight & Dimensions
    Weight
    MG2470 : 3.5 kg
    HP 2131 : 3.42 kg
    Width
    MG2470 : 426 mm
    HP 2131 : 248.77 mm
    Depth
    MG2470 : 306 mm
    HP 2131 : 519.3 mm
    Height
    MG2470 : 145 mm
    HP 2131 : 3.42 mm
    Power
    Power Consumption
    MG2470 : 9 W
    HP 2131 : 10 W
    Power Consumption Standby
    MG2470 : 1 W
    HP 2131 : 1.9 W
    Power Consumption Sleep
    MG2470 : -
    HP 2131 : 0.9 W
    Power Consumption Power Off
    MG2470 : 0.4 W
    HP 2131 : 0.1 W
    Rated Voltage
    MG2470 : 220 AC V
    HP 2131 : 220 AC V
    Rated Frequency
    MG2470 : 50-60 Hz
    HP 2131 : 50-60 Hz
    General Details
    Color of the Product
    MG2470 : White
    HP 2131 : White
    MG2470 : Apple Airprint, Google Cloud Print, PIXMA Cloud Link
    HP 2131 : -
    Apple Airprint: Apple Air-Print is a technology that helps printing without any software download, installing drivers and not even any cables to connect. You can just send whatever is on your computer or an iphone screen to a printer.
    Google Cloud Print: Print anything from any device to practically any location. Google Cloud Print is a technology that make your printers available to you and anyone you want through web. Google Cloud Print makes it possible to send any document or image to a printer at one location (e.g printer at home) from a device/ phone/ computer at some other location (e.g. Document in the office PC).
    PIXMA Cloud Link: PIXMA Cloud Link - You can print from online services like Facebook, Twitter, Picasa, Photobucket, Flickr, Evernote, Dropbox. You can also Scan to Email and Attach to Webmail services like Google and Yahoo.
    Multitasking supported
    MG2470 : -
    HP 2131 : 
    Operating Temperature
    MG2470 : 5 to 35°C
    HP 2131 : 5 to 40ºC
    Storage Temperature
    MG2470 : 0 to 40 °C
    HP 2131 : -
    Operating Humidity
    MG2470 : 10 to 90% RH (no dew condensation)
    HP 2131 : 20 to 80% RH
    Storage Humidity
    MG2470 : 5 to 95% RH (no dew condensation)
    HP 2131 : -
    Eco-Label
    MG2470 : Energy Star, EPEAT
    HP 2131 : -
    Ink End Sensor
    MG2470 : Dot_Count
    HP 2131 : -
    Photo Copy Details
    Image Quality
    MG2470 : 3 positions (Fast, Standard, High)
    HP 2131 : -
    Multiple Copy
    MG2470 : 1-21 pages
    HP 2131 : -
    Copy resolution
    MG2470 : -
    HP 2131 : Up to 600 x 300 dpi
    Copy Speed
    MG2470 : 31 Sec
    HP 2131 : -
    Accessories
    In the box
    MG2470 : Install Guide
    HP 2131 : HP 803 Setup Tri-color Cartridge (~100 pages), Power cord, Setup Poster, Software CD, USB Cable