gapTCO CPP Comparison of Four A4 SOHO Color SFPs

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 Color imageCLASS LBP622Cdw, the HP Color LaserJet Pro M255dw, the Lexmark C3426dw, and the Xerox C230/DNI.

At an AMPV of 1,000 pages, under a five-year length of ownership, and leveraging the manufacturer website price for hardware:

The Lexmark C3426dw is the winning product with the lowest TCO at $5,595.64, followed by the HP Color LaserJet Pro M255dw at $5,769.45, the Canon Color imageCLASS LBP622Cdw at $5,770.00, and the Xerox C230/DNI at $6,038.42.

  • The Lexmark C3426dw offers the fastest print speed at 26ppm, followed by the Xerox C230/DNI at 24ppm. The Canon Color imageCLSS LBP622Cdw and the HP Color LaserJet Pro M255dw are tied for third at 22ppm.
  • The Lexmark and Xerox printers feature the fastest processor speeds within the comparison at 1,000 MHz, followed by the HP device at 800 MHz. Canon does not list a processor speed for its model.
  • All printers with the exception of the HP Color LaserJet Pro M255dw offer a 251 sheet standard and maximum print capacity. The HP model features a slightly smaller standard and maximum capacity at 250 sheets.
  • All of the models in the comparison provide users with auto duplex printing capabilities and wireless connectivity, while only the Canon printer features Gigabit Ethernet support.
  • With regards to footprint, the Lexmark C3426dw and the Xerox C210/DNI tie at 251.1 square inches, followed by the HP Color LaserJet Pro M255dw at 254.1. The Canon Color imageCLASS LBP622Cdw has the largest footprint at 287.2 square inches.
  • The Lexmark C3426dw comes with the highest-yield starter toner at 1,500 pages, followed by the HP Color LaserJet Pro M255dw at 700 pages, the Canon Color imageCLASS LBP622Cdw at 680 pages, and the Xerox C230/DNI at 500 pages.
  • Usage-Based Black CPPs for this specific printing environment, lowest to highest are as follows:
    • Lexmark C3426dw: $0.0244
    • Canon Color imageCLASS LBP622Cdw: $0.0298
    • HP Color LaserJet Pro M255dw: $0.0301
    • Xerox C230/DNI: $0.0322
  • Usage-Based Color CPPs for this specific printing environment, lowest to highest are as follows:
    • Lexmark C3426dw: $0.1469
    • HP Color LaserJet Pro M255dw: $0.1513
    • Canon Color imageCLASS LBP622Cdw: $0.1533
    • Xerox C230/DNI: $0.1582

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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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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.