Samsung Printers Receive Line of the Year Award


Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced today that it has received the coveted Monochrome Printer/MFP Line of the Year Award for the second consecutive year, along with five awards for Outstanding Achievement at the 2015 Buyers Laboratory (BLI) Winter Awards.

“Samsung has been working relentlessly to develop printing solutions that not only increase productivity and efficiency, but are also cost effective for our consumers,” said David SW Song, Senior Vice President of Strategic Marketing and Sales for Printing Solutions at Samsung Electronics.“We are delighted and honored that BLI has recognized our efforts in creating innovative products that will meet and exceed the high expectations of our consumers and enterprise customers.”

Samsung Recognized for Powerful and Reliable Performance

Samsung Electronics has received the prestigious Monochrome Printer/MFP Line of the Year Award for the second consecutive year. The monochrome printers and MFPs were recognized for their superior performance, energy-efficiency, eco-friendliness and ease-of-use.

In the Small to Mid-Size Workgroups category, the NFC-enabled ProXpress C2620DWwas awarded the“Outstanding A4 color Printer”award, while the 2670FW won in theMFP category. The MultiXpress M5370LX received the award for “Outstanding A4 Monochrome MFP for Large Workgroups.”

BLI praised the models touchscreen interface, strong performance, and cost-efficiency. “One of the first MFPs on the market to do so, the MX5370 leverages Samsung’s tablet technology for the control panel to create a highly customizable, flexible device,” said BLI Senior Analyst for Printers/A4 MFPs Marlene Orr. “Add in superior performance and low cost of ownership for midto high-volume users and you’ve got a winner.”

Built for the enterprise market, the MultiXpressX4300 was awarded the “Outstanding 21 to 30ppm A3 Color MFP” award. “Not only did the Samsung MultiXpress X4300LX demonstrate excellent reliability over the course of its 120,000-impression test, it also offers color print quality that is superior to that of many competitors,” said George Mikolay, BLI’s senior product editor for A3 Copiers/MFPs. “And for those environments which output primarily in black and white, the device earned high marks across the board in both print and copy modes.”

Showing Leadership inEnergy EfficientFeatures

Samsung’slaser monochrome MFP, the Xpress M2885FW, received an award for “Outstanding Achievement in Energy Efficiency,” demonstrating Samsung’s continuous efforts indeveloping innovative products that are powerful yet also cost-efficient. This model provides further benefits to consumers by reducing annual energy consumption with a range of energy-saving features.

“An annual energy consumption rate of 48% that is almost half the average,is a rarity for products we test here at BLI,” said Lisa Reider, Senior Product Editor, Scanners and Environmentalat Buyers Laboratory. “Samsung is no stranger to energy-efficient devices, having earned five BLI energy efficiency awards in previous test seasons. The Xpress M2885FW serves as another excellent example of Samsung’s environmental strategy.”


BLI Award List

Category Award Product
Line of the Year Monochrome Printer/MFP Line of the Year
A3 MFP Devices Outstanding 21 to 30 ppm A3 Color MFP Samsung MultiXpress X4300
A4 Printers Outstanding A4 Monochrome MFP for Large Workgroups Samsung MultiXpress M5370LX
An outstanding A4 Color Printer for Small to Mid-Size Workgroups Samsung ProXpress C2620DW
An outstanding A4 Color MFP for Small to Mid-Size Workgroups Samsung ProXpress C2670FW
Energy Efficiency Outstanding Achievement in Energy Efficiency Samsung Xpress M2885FW