Panasonic on 06 Feb launched three new A4 multi-functional duplex printers in India in its KX-MB2100 series, starting Rs. 16,900. The printers named KX-MB2170, KX-MB2130, and KX-MB2120 are priced at Rs. 20,700, Rs. 18,500 and Rs. 16,900 respectively.
The new printers by Panasonic, besides performing regular print jobs, additionally come with enhanced document security, as well as mobile printing functionality. The printers are aimed at market segments like hospitality, BFSI, real estate and helpdesk. The company says it aims to capture 20 percent market share in the country by 2016.
The new KX-MB2170, KX-MB2130 and KX-MB2120 printers feature 64MB of memory and deliver a pages per minute speed of 24ppm with double sided printing. Panasonic also says with 2-in-1 duplex printing, users can reduce paper consumption by as much as 75 percent, and toner consumption by as much as 50 percent. The laser printers are additionally compatible with Google, Cloud print and Mobile print applications.
Panasonic is also touting its Secure Print technology, which protects print data with with passwords, and stores data on the user’s computer hard drive until the password is entered on the printer. Up to 30 jobs at a time can be printed from data on the hard drive. Any additional jobs can be printed once the first 30 have completed. The KX-MB2100 printers measure 410x400x320mm and weigh almost 12 kgs. More details on the printers can be found on their dedicated website section.