gapTCO CPC Comparison of Four A4 Small Workteam Color MFPs

The gapTCO tool is an intuitive, graphical user experience designed to allow simple and easy analysis of the Total Cost of Ownership of printer and MFP devices. This month’s installment compares the Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE C256iF III, Konica Minolta bizhub C3110, the Ricoh SP C361SFNw, and the Ricoh MP C307.

At an AMPV of 4,000 pages, under a three-year length of ownership, and leveraging public sector pricing for hardware:

The Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE C256iF III is the winning product with the lowest TCO of $8,693.27, followed by the Ricoh MP C307 with a TCO of $9,166.52, the Konica Minolta bizhub C3110 with a TCO of $11,661.92, and the Ricoh SP C361SFNw with a TCO of $13,320.14.

  • All devices compared offer standard print, copy, scan, and fax functionality with the exception of the Konica Minolta bizhub C3110 that offers fax as an optional feature.
  • The Konica Minolta bizhub C3110 offers the fastest black and color print speeds at 32ppm, followed by the Ricoh MP C307 with 31ppm, the Ricoh SP C361SFNw with 30ppm, and the Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE C256iF III that offers the slowest print speeds at 26ppm.
  • The Ricoh MP C307 offers the fastest scan speeds at 80pm for both black and color images. The Ricoh SP C361SFNw provides the second fastest scan speeds at 60ipm for black and 40ipm for color images followed by the Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE C256iF III at 50ipm for black and color images, and the Konica Minolta bizhub C3110 with black and color scan speeds at 31ipm.
  • The Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE C256iF III provides users with the largest maximum input capacity at 2,300 sheets, followed by the Ricoh MP C307 at 1,350 sheets, and the Konica Minolta bizhub C3110 and Ricoh SP C361SFNw both provide maximum input capacities of 850 sheets.
  • The Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE C256iF III offers the largest standard and maximum memory capacity at 3GB, while the Ricoh SP C361SFNw and Ricoh MP C307 both offer 2GB for standard and maximum, and the Konica Minolta bizhub C3110 device provides 1GB as standard and 2GB as a maximum memory option.
  • Contract-Based Black CPCs for this specific printing environment, lowest to highest are as follows:
    • Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE C256iF III: $0.0120
    • Ricoh MP C307: $0.0134
    • Konica Minolta bizhub C3110: $0.0232
    • Ricoh SP C361SFNw: $0.0239
  • Contract-Based Color CPCs for this specific printing environment, lowest to highest are as follows:
    • Ricoh MP C307: $0.0848
    • Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE C256iF III: $0.0873
    • Konica Minolta bizhub C3110: $0.1223
    • Ricoh SP C361SFNw: $0.1460

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Detailed Comparison

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The gapTCO is a product of market intelligence firm gap intelligence. It is an intuitive, graphical user experience designed to allow simple and easy analysis of the Total Cost of Ownership of printer and MFP devices.
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gap intelligence

The gapTCO is a product of market intelligence firm gap intelligence. It is an intuitive, graphical user experience designed to allow simple and easy analysis of the Total Cost of Ownership of printer and MFP devices.