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Canon MG3020 Black

Canon Office Products PIXMA MG3020 Black Wireless color Photo Printer with Scanner/Copier

  • Built-in Wireless: Print and scan wirelessly from any WiFi enabled computer around the house.
  • Hybrid Ink System: Combines dye ink for vivid colors and black pigment ink for sharp text.
  • Print Documents and Web Pages Fast: Print documents and web pages with fast speeds of 8.0 images per minute (ipm) for black and 4.0 images per minute (ipm) for color.
  • High Resolution: 4800 x 600 dpi produces incredible quality and detail.
  • My Image Garden: Software which lets you access, organize and personalize your favorite photos.
  • Quiet Mode: Lets you print quietly while not disturbing those around you.
  • Canon Print Inkjet/SELPHY app (Canon PRINT app): The Canon Print app easily lets you print and scan photos or documents from your compatible mobile device. With the cloud print function you can print directly from select online cloud services either at the printer itself or with your mobile device using the free Canon Print app.
  • Google Cloud Print: Print from wherever you are from applications you use every day.

Hewlett Packard (HP) 3830

HP OfficeJet 3830 Wireless All-in-One Photo Printer with Mobile Printing, Instant Ink ready

  • Main functions of this HP color inkjet photo printer: copy, scan, fax, wireless printing, AirPrint, touchscreen, Instant Ink ready so you'll never run out of ink, and more
  • Mobile printing: print from anywhere using your smartphone or tablet with the free HP ePrint app, easily print from your iPhone or iPad with AirPrint, print even without a network using Wireless Direct printing
  • Optional quiet mode helps keep noise to a minimum
  • Print laser-quality documents and lab-quality photos from your smartphone or tablet
  • Save up to 50% on Ink with HP Instant Ink: ordered by your printer and delivered to your door before you run out (optional subscription required). Use Original HP 63 Ink cartridges to print up to 2x the pages as refilled cartridges
  • Designed to fit your life: Save your space with a compact all-in-one designed to fit on your desk, on a shelf, or anywhere you need it
  • Paper sizes supported: Letter; legal; 4 x 6 in; 5 x 7 in; 8 x 10 in; No. 10 envelopes

Side by Side comparison

Alt Model #
MG3020 Black : MG3020
3830 : K7V40A
Series #
MG3020 Black : Pixma
3830 : OfficeJet
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MG3020 Black : -
3830 : Up to 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
MG3020 Black : 
3830 : -
MG3020 Black : Inkjet
3830 : 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
    MG3020 Black : Print, Scan
    3830 : Fax, Photo Copy, Print, Scan, Web
    Monochrome/Colored Printer
    MG3020 Black : Coloured Printing
    3830 : Coloured Printing, Colored Fax
    MG3020 Black : No
    3830 : 
    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.
    MG3020 Black : All In One
    3830 : All In One
    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
    MG3020 Black : Home and Small businesses
    3830 : Home and Small businesses
    Double Sided Printing
    MG3020 Black : Manual
    3830 : Manual
    Print Resolution
    MG3020 Black : 4800 x 600 dpi, 600 x 600 dpi
    3830 : 1200 x 1200 dpi
    Print Speed (ppm / ipm)
    MG3020 Black : 8
    3830 : 8.5
    Recommended monthly page volume
    MG3020 Black : -
    3830 : 100 to 250
    Reduction / Enlargement
    MG3020 Black : -
    3830 : 25 to 400 %
    Duty cycle (monthly, letter) upto
    MG3020 Black : -
    3830 : 1000
    MG3020 Black : Color: 960 / Pigment Black: 320 / Total: 1,280
    3830 : -
    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.
    Min. Ink Droplet size
    MG3020 Black : 5 PL
    3830 : -
    Maximum Copies From Standalone
    MG3020 Black : -
    3830 : 50
    Duty cycle (monthly, A4)
    MG3020 Black : -
    3830 : 1000
    Scanner Type
    MG3020 Black : Flatbed
    3830 : Flatbed & ADF
    MG3020 Black : Contact Image Sensor
    3830 : -
    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
    MG3020 Black : 25 - 19200 dpi, 600 x 1200 dpi
    3830 : 1200 x 1200 dpi
    MG3020 Black : 48-bit Input / 24-bit external
    3830 : -

    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
    MG3020 Black : 8.5" x 11.7"
    3830 : 8.5 x 11.69 in
    Scan input modes
    MG3020 Black : Auto Scan Mode
    3830 : -
    File Format
    MG3020 Black : -
    3830 : Bitmap (.bmp), GIF, JPG, PDF (.pdf), PNG (.png), TIFF (.tif)
    Fax Resolution
    MG3020 Black : -
    3830 : 600*600 dpi
    Fax Transmission Speed
    MG3020 Black : -
    3830 : 4 secs per page
    Max Page Memory
    MG3020 Black : -
    3830 : 99
    Additional Fax Details
    MG3020 Black : -
    3830 : Up to 99 pages (black and white), based on standard ITU-T test image #1 at standard resolution. More complicated pages or higher resolution will take longer and use more memory.
    Paper Details
    Paper/Media Type
    MG3020 Black : Glossy Inkjet, Photo Paper, Photo Paper Plus Glossy II, Plain Paper
    3830 : Brochure Paper, Envelope, Other specialty papers, Photo Paper, Plain Paper
    Paper Size
    MG3020 Black : 10x15cm(4x6in), 13x18cm(5x7in), Envelope C5, Legal(8.5x14in), Letter (8.5 x 11 in)
    3830 : A4, A6, B5, DL envelope, Legal(8.5x14in)
    Input paper hold capacity (Sheets)
    MG3020 Black : -
    3830 : 60
    Output paper hold capacity (Sheets)
    MG3020 Black : -
    3830 : 25
    Printer Aplication Software
    MG3020 Black : WINDOWS13/MAC14 PIXMA MG3020 Printer Driver & Setup Software Scan Utility My Image Garden5 Full HD Movie Print18, CREATIVE PARK PREMIUM
    3830 : HP Printer Software, HP Update, Shop for Supplies Online, HP Photo Creations
    MG3020 Black : -
    3830 : 
    Printer compatible with any 802.11b/g/n wireless network means that you will be able to use all the benefits of wireless printing for improved productivity and workplace flexibility.
    ADF Function
    Maximum Capacity
    MG3020 Black : -
    3830 : 35
    MG3020 Black : -
    3830 : USB 2.0, Wi-Fi Direct
    OS Support
    MG3020 Black : Windows:13 Windows® 10, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows 7 SP1, Windows Vista® SP1, Vista SP2, Windows XP SP3 32-bit Mac:14 Mac OS® X v10.8.5 - 10.12, Mobile Operating Systems:15Â iOS®, Android, Windows 10 Mobile, Windows RT16, and Amazon Fire devices
    3830 : 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
    Weight & Dimensions
    MG3020 Black : -
    3830 : 5.61 kg
    MG3020 Black : -
    3830 : 480 mm
    MG3020 Black : -
    3830 : 364 mm
    MG3020 Black : -
    3830 : 217 mm
    Power Consumption
    MG3020 Black : -
    3830 : 10 W
    Power Consumption Standby
    MG3020 Black : -
    3830 : 2.83 W
    Power Consumption Sleep
    MG3020 Black : -
    3830 : 1.17 W
    Power Consumption Power Off
    MG3020 Black : -
    3830 : 0.1 W
    Rated Voltage
    MG3020 Black : -
    3830 : 100 to 240 AC V
    Rated Frequency
    MG3020 Black : -
    3830 : 50-60 Hz
    General Details
    Color of the Product
    MG3020 Black : Black
    3830 : -
    MG3020 Black : Canon Print Service, Google Cloud Print
    3830 : Apple Airprint, HP ePrint capability, Mobile Apps, Wireless direct printing
    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).
    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.
    Envelope feeder
    MG3020 Black : -
    3830 : 
    Automatic paper sensor
    MG3020 Black : -
    3830 : 
    Media weight, supported
    MG3020 Black : -
    3830 : A4: 60 to 90 g/m², HP 10 x 15 cm photo paper: up to 300 g/m², HP cards: up to 200 g/m², HP envelopes: 75 to 90 g/m²
    MG3020 Black : -
    3830 : 2.2 in (5.5 cm) touch mono display with magic frame
    Operating Temperature
    MG3020 Black : -
    3830 : 41 to 104ºF
    Operating Humidity
    MG3020 Black : -
    3830 : 20 to 80% RH
    MG3020 Black : -
    3830 : Energy Star, EPEAT
    MG3020 Black : -
    3830 : 512 MB
    Quiet mode
    MG3020 Black : 
    3830 : -
    Ink Type
    MG3020 Black : PG-245/PG-243: Pigment Black Ink, CL-246 /CL-244: Dye Based Color Ink, FINE INK CARTRIDGE & FILL VOLUME PG-245 PGBK 8.0 ml (Std) / 12.0 ml (XL) CL-246 Color 9.0 ml (Std) / 13.0 ml (XL) PG-243 PGBK 5.6 ml CL-244 Color 6.2 ml
    3830 : Dye-based (color); pigment-based (black)
    No of Colors In Ink System
    MG3020 Black : -
    3830 : 2
    Photo Copy Details
    First Copy Out Time (Color)
    MG3020 Black : -
    3830 : As fast as 17 sec
    First Copy Out Time (Mono)
    MG3020 Black : -
    3830 : As fast as 14 sec
    Copy resolution
    MG3020 Black : -
    3830 : 300 * 300 dpi
    Copy Speed
    MG3020 Black : 28 Sec
    3830 : -
    MG3020 Black : -
    3830 : TCP IP
    In the box
    MG3020 Black : -
    3830 : Phone cord, Power cord, Setup Poster, Software CD
    Samsung Special
    MG3020 Black : -
    3830 : Processor speed 180 MHz
    Memory (Standard)
    MG3020 Black : -
    3830 : 512 MB
    Interface (Standard)
    MG3020 Black : Hi-Speed USB PictBridge (LAN/Wireless LAN)6 Wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11b/g/n)2
    3830 : -