January 8, 2016
Business Mirror reported on the printer launch, which sees the PIXMA G series released in the Asian country by the OEM’s subsidiary, Canon Marketing (Philippines) Inc. The range was released in India and South Africa in 2015, and includes the G1000, G2000 and G3000 machines, which offer page yields as high as 6,000 pages in black and white and 7,000 in colour.
The devices include individual, “see-through” refillable tanks for black and colours, and Canon stated that the machines are “geared for the small entrepreneurs’ requirements” because of their “unique design, printing quality and hardware durability”. The machines’ low costs per print were estimated in the Philippines to be around P295 ($6.25/€5.75) a bottle, alongside a “sleek design” and “spill-resistant bottle[s]” for “easy and mess-free” refilling.
In the Philippines, the OEM launched a “special promo”, whereby any purchase of a G1000 or G2000 will reward a buyer with two black-ink bottles for free on redemption of a code online, while the G3000 comes with two black-ink bottles as standard. The G1000 will cost P5,995 ($127/€116), the G2000 P7,995 ($169/€155), and the G3000 P9,995 ($211/€194).
Vinchy Sanchez, Director of Canon Marketing (Philippines) Inc’s Consumer Group, commented: “As the leader in the imaging and printing business, Canon brings to the table the best-in-class genuine refill ink-tank printer thus far. This meets the Filipino entrepreneurs’ long-sought for quality printers that could bring them a quick return on investment.”
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