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Canon PIXMA MG8250

alaTest has collected and analyzed 209 reviews of Canon PIXMA MG8250. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Comments about the print quality and multifunction are overall positive. The usability and control panel are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed reviews about the performance, and there are some negative opinions about the paper handling and price.

design, control panel, usability, multifunction, print quality

price, paper handling

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Canon PIXMA MG8250 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 57 user reviews of Canon PIXMA MG8250 from The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Printers on Reviewers are impressed by the print quality. The multifunction is also appreciated, but there are some mixed opinions about the price.

design, multifunction, print quality

93% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon PIXMA MG8250 All-in-One Colour Printer (Print, Copy, Scan, Wi-Fi and Auto Duplex)Canon Pixma MG 8250 Colour Multifunctional PrinterCanon PIXMA MG8250

Feb, 2015

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Canon PIXMA MG8250


The PIXMA MG8250 is Canon's new top-of-the-range photo all-in-one, with all the extras and a beautiful makeover.

Beautifully implemented touch panel, Superb five-ink photo prints, Twin paper trays

Improved, but still slow, duplex print, No high capacity cartridges, Comparatively high running costs

Feb, 2012

Expert review by: Niall Magennis (

Canon Pixma MG8250 review


It's fairly expensive to buy and its running costs aren't cheap, but the Canon MG8250 prints superb quality text, graphics and photos at a rapid pace.

Superb text, graphics and photo results ; Fast print speeds ; Duplex printing ; Wi-Fi and Ethernet support

Expensive ; High running costs

The MG8250 is far from the cheapest printer to buy or to run but it does produce superb print quality across text, graphics and photos. Its print speeds are among the fastest in the business. Add in a great line-up of features and you've got yourself a...

Oct, 2011

Expert review by: paul_smart (

Canon All-in-One MG8250 : Canon Pixma MG8250


The Canon Pixma MG8250 is a sleek black unit that will look good in any office. I fear however it will need to be discretely placed in most homes unless the ‘lounge police' are of Goff persuasion. It is a lovely six ink offering that prints, scans and...

When closed it is 44.5x38x18cm, double the last figure the height if you have A4 paper in the rear photo printing recess. Add 11cm to the middle figure the depth when the paper output tray opens automatically for printing. The overall weight is...

May, 2012

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Canon Pixma MG8250 Printer Review


We review the new Canon Pixma MG8250 Inkjet Photo All-In-One Printer with built in film scanner, wi-fi, ethernet connection and cloud printing.

Works standalone; Easy to use; Good screen and controls; Includes film scanner (upto 4800dpi); Wireless, Ethernet connections

Unclear paper orientation guide for rear paper feed

Oct, 2011