Continuing its Innovation Prowess, Canon India Introduces the Extension of its PIXMA G Series
With a continuous endeavour of delighting its customers, the imaging leader launches six new products
- Canon India closes 2017 with alandmark double digit growth, attributes the success to its partners, customers, employees and the community
- Canon CSP Inkjet Division is aiming to achieve a significantgrowth with the launch of the new Pixma G series product, in the CISS (Continuous Ink Supply Systems) category
- The new G series printers offer low cost, high performance printing with improved durability
India, January 16, 2018 – Further consolidating its product outreach, Canon India Pvt. Ltd expands its portfolio with 6 new models, namely G 1010, G 2010, G 2012, G 3010, G 3012, and G 4010, under its popular PIXMA G series. With this launch, the popular G series witnesses advanced extensions.
Extending the same integrated-in-body ink tank design popularized by previous G series models, wireless setup is now faster and easier through mobile apps. Printer durability is also improved, allowing high volume printing businesses to enjoy reduced downtime.Each of the PIXMA G-series printers feature a front-facing, built-in refillable ink tank system along with a 1.2’ inch LCD enhancing user experience, by making it convenient to monitor ink levels and refill whenever required. Paired with the ink bottle’s spill-resistant tops, the system is designed to provide seamless and clean usability at home and office. The printers are engineered to achieve high resolution images with incredible photo-quality resulting in vibrant photographs and sharp text documents. The new range of multi-function devices deliver outstanding professional documents, enhancing home and workplace productivity. The superior quality Continuous Ink Supply System (CISS) used in PIXMA G series features wireless direct mobile printing and cloud printing ensuring reliable and trouble free high volume printing.
The launch was further amplified with the esteemed presence of research and development representatives from Canon Inc, including Mr. Takayanagi and Mr. Sonoda.
Speaking of the latest addition to the organizations’ product portfolio, Mr. Kazutada Kobayashi, President & CEO, Canon India said, “Owing to continuous innovation and enhancement across our product propositions, we have been able to win our customer’s trust over the last two decades. We are glad to announce that we have closed 2017 with a double digit growth, and this success is credited to the constant support of our key stakeholders; including our customers, partners, employees and the community we operate in. Keeping customer delight at the forefront of all our innovations, this launch of the new Pixma G series printers is another endeavor to provide superior quality printing experience,complimented with low cost, high performance printing with improved durability. We are optimistic that this new line up of products will become an eminent contributor in supporting our vision of doubling our growth this year.”
“We are proud to have representatives from our head office present amidst us at the launch of the new series. Their presence further amplifies the technological strength of the new models along with testifying the increasing prominence of Canon India in the global map of our organization.”
Canon PIXMA G Series boasts of integrated ink tanks which significantly reduces the width of the printer and provides high visibility of ink to consumers. The ink bottles are designed to minimize potential spills and leaks. Assuring easy usage at home, the printers are designed to be low-maintenance with enhanced connectivity accompanied with high-quality and full borderless printing.
Mr. Eddie Udagawa, Vice President, Consumer Imaging and Information Centre, Canon India said, “As leaders in the imaging industry, we are always focused to enable the growth of the imaging culture in the country. With its improved features, providing high productivity at an effective cost, the new G series is a perfect solution for the student, home and small office set ups to explore their creative self’s and indulge deeper in the art of printing. For truly creative photo printing, we offer our customers the world of ‘Canon Creative Park’, an elaborate bank of creative art work and download material that enables the users to print a variety of personalized creations. Further enhancing creativity, this launch is being accompanied with a software called Canon’s PosterArtist Lite, comprising of over 1000 free-to-access templates, photos and clip art. This is an optimal tool for home office and small business customers, enabling them to print professional looking creative posters and flyers.Adding to the existing two models from the G series family; G2000, G3000, we now have eight cutting edge PIXMAG series products to address our customers’ printing requirements.”
Mr. C Sukumaran, Director, Consumer System Products, Canon India, said “Launched in 2015, our Pixma G series has succeeded in creating a benchmark for itself. Today’s launch is a step ahead in the direction of customer delight and innovation. In today’s constant ‘on the run’ world, it is imperative to empower our customers with the best mobile technology, our new G series among several other features, enables ‘Direct Mobile Printing’, that enables access to printing on the go. Feeding the appetites of businesses with high print volume demands, the new PIXMA G series is enabled to deliver up to 6,000 black-and-white document pages and 7,000 colour document pages on the bundled set of 4 ink bottles. Without the need to replace ink cartridges, businesses can reduce costs on ink supplies while spending less time on device maintenance. With improved color image quality and high yield and cost of printing, we are optimistic that the new G series would be significant contributor to our existing growth, in the CISS category.”
Accompanying this launch, Canon India is also announcing interesting promo offers on select purchases to make this a further economical purchase for their customers. Along with the state of the art technology, the G series will be accompanied with a Canon Photo Sticker Line-up available in several variants like glossy and cloth matte, suitable for special occasional printing and stationary needs. The product will be available between the price range of INR 8195 to INR 17425.
PIXMA G4010: The powerhouse of the G series. This wireless multifunction machine combines print, copy, scan and fax functions in a compact body. A 20-sheet Auto Document Feeder automates batch scan jobs easily, while a two-line LCD display simplifies common copy and scan functions. The printer supports Wi-Fi and can also be operated easily using the Canon Print Inkjet/SELPHY print and scan application.
PIXMA G3010, PIXMA G3012 (With additional ink bottles): The G3010 is the ideal printer for homes and small businesses. This multifunction printer copies, prints from, and scans easily to mobile phones, tablets and laptops over Wi-Fi. A 1.2 inch segment LCD display delivers on the basics such as making multiple document copies easy, and also enhances ease of use for a variety of printer configuration options without a PC, including Wi-Fi Setup. The printer also supports direct wireless connection to mobile devices and tablets without a router.
PIXMA G2010, PIXMA G2012 (With additional ink bottles): The G2010 delivers on high volume printing needs for users of connected PCs. A 1.2 inch segment LCD panel, similar to that on the G3010, makes it easy to execute multiple copy or scan jobs.
PIXMA G1010: For users and businesses with high volume printing needs, the G1010 is the ultimate low-cost solution. Crisp text and solid colours show up in every document printout, and photos printed with the G1010 display bright and vivid colours every time.
About Canon Group
Ever since its foundation in 1937, Canon is guided by the “Kyosei” philosophy of living and working together for the common good. Canon strives to create and deliver world-class products, becoming a top global corporation by diversifying into new business fields throughout the world. Focusing on optical technologies, Canon produces office equipment, consumer and professional imaging devices, network cameras, healthcare and industrial equipment. Through the close connection between its global head office in Tokyo and regional headquarters in America, Europe, Asia, Oceania and regional headquarters in Japan, Canon combines its global and local operations organically. In 1996, Canon launched its Excellent Global Corporation Plan with the goal of serving the society with advanced technologies and becoming a trustworthy and responsible corporate citizen. The year 2016 is the first year of Phase 5 of the Plan. Currently, Canon boasts a strong global presence of 367 subsidiaries all over the world, supported by 197,673 employees. (Data as of December 31, 2016)
Canon in India
Canon India Pvt. Ltd., a 100% subsidiary of Canon Singapore Pvt. Ltd., is a world leader in imaging technologies. Set up in 1997, Canon markets over 200 comprehensive range of sophisticated contemporary digital imaging product and solutions in India. The company today has offices and warehouses in 14 cities across India and employs over 1000 people. Canon has over 500 primary channel partners, 14 National Retail Chain partners, and over 6000 secondary retail points. Canon has 249 own retail stores accredited as “Image Square” across 118 cities in the country. Canon India’s service reach extends to over 600 towns covering 17,774 PIN codes across India – which comprises of 300 Camera collection points, 18 Camera repair centers, 236 Printer repair centers, 185 Copier, Scanner and Large Format Printer Sales & Service dealers.
In sync with its corporate tagline- ‘Delighting You Always’, reinforced by World class technology, Canon offers an extended product portfolio, including copier MFDs, Managed Document Services, Fax-Machines, Printers, Document and Cheque Scanners, All-in-ones, Digital Cameras, DSLR’s, Cinematic Imaging Products, Camcorders, Cable ID Printers and Card printers catering to the multiple market segments of consumer, SME, B2B, Commercial, Government & PSUs. In H1 2017, the imaging leader recorded a growth of 14% over the same period last year.