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 C3320i, the Kyocera ECOSYS M6630cidn, and the Ricoh SP C361SFNw.

At an AMPV of 1,000 pages, under a three-year length of ownership, and leveraging public sector pricing for hardware:

The Kyocera ECOSYS M6630cidn is the winning product with the lowest TCO of $2,545.72, followed by the Ricoh SP C361SFNw with a TCO of $2,739.21, the Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE C256iF III with a TCO of $2,779.46, and the Konica Minolta bizhub C3320i with a TCO of $2,811.89. The comparison is designed to reflect a potential work-from-home office environment given the current COVID-19 situation.

  • All devices compared offer standard print, copy, scan, and fax functionality with the exception of the Konica Minolta bizhub C3320i that offers fax as an optional feature.
  • The Konica Minolta bizhub C3320i offers the fastest black and color print speeds at 33ppm, followed by the Kyocera ECOSYS M6630cidn with 32ppm, the Ricoh SP C361SFNw with 30ppm, and the Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE C256iF III that offers the slowest print speeds at 26ppm.
  • The Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE C256iF III offers the fastest duplex scan speeds at 100ipm for both black and color images. The Ricoh SP C361SFNw provides the second fastest duplex scan speeds at 60ipm for black and 40ipm for color images, followed by the Konica Minolta bizhub C3320i at 58ipm for black and color images, and the Kyocera ECOSYS M6630cidn with black duplex scan speeds at 26ipm and color at 17ipm.
  • The Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE C256iF III provides users with the largest maximum input capacity at 2,300 sheets, followed by the Kyocera ECOSYS M6630cidn at 1,850 sheets, the Konica Minolta bizhub C3320i at 1,100 sheets, and Ricoh SP C361SFNw with maximum input capacity of 850 sheets.
  • The Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE C256iF III and the Ricoh SP C361SFNw offer standard WiFi, while the feature is optional on both the Kyocera ECOSYS M6630cidn and the Konica Minolta bizhub C3320i. In addition, the Kyocera ECOSYS M6630cidn offers standard mobile printing, while the feature is optional on the other three devices.
  • Average Public Sector Contract-Based Black CPCs for this specific printing environment, lowest to highest are as follows:
    • Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE C256iF III: $0.0123
    • Kyocera ECOSYS M6630cidn: $0.0131
    • Konica Minolta bizhub C3320i: $0.0214
    • Ricoh SP C361SFNw: $0.0227
  • Average Public Sector Contract-Based Color CPCs for this specific printing environment, lowest to highest are as follows:
      • Kyocera ECOSYS M6630cidn: $0.0713
      • Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE C256iF III: $0.0843
      • Konica Minolta bizhub C3320i: $0.1117
      • Ricoh SP C361SFNw: $0.1137

Product Breakdown

Lifetime TCO

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Detailed Comparison

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Screenshot of gapTCO

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Head-to-Head 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.