Product Comparison: Canon PIXMA MG3050 vs Canon PIXMA MG3550

General Specifications
About the Product
Enter a wireless wonderland with the Canon PIXMA MG3050 series, a versatile All-In-One for printing, scanning and copying documents quickly and simply. Built for all your everyday printing needs, from text-heavy documents to colour photographs.
Stylish and compact All-In-One with Wi-Fi for sharing and using from anywhere at home. With fast, high-quality print, copy and scan, it also supports Google cloud Print and Apple AirPrint.
Key Specs
Printer Type
Printing Technology
Print Speed (Monochrome)
8 pages per minute
9.9 pages per minute
Print Speed (Color)
4 pages per minute
5.7 pages per minute
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Canon PIXMA MG3050 All-In-One Printer
  • Setting up was easy & installing ink very simple. Very happy with this purchase. Very fast.
  • Good quality printer at a great price. Free standard ink cartridges included.
  • Brilliant all in one printer. Easy to set up, ready in minutes and prints, scans, copies well.
  • Fantastic all in one at great price, will even print from Android phone.
  • All in one printer. Intall ink very easy. I like it.
Canon PIXMA MG3550 All-in-One Printer
  • Printing is quick and I like the features such as auto power on/off.
  • Wireless works great and print quality is good. Great speed of print.
  • Great quality printing and scanning for home use.
  • Fast, easy to set up, light. Excellent home printer. Even scanning is easy!
  • This printer is very poor. Very slow.
Size & Weight
5.71 in.
5.98 in.
16.77 in.
17.68 in.
12.04 in.
11.97 in.
7.71 lbs.
11.9 lbs.
Printing / Scanning
Tray Capacity
60 sheets
100 sheets
Scanner Resolution
600 x 1200
1200 x 2400
Printer Resolution (Black)
4800 x 600
4800 x 1200
Printer Resolution (Color)
4800 x 600
4800 x 1200
What customers say about "Printing / Scanning"
Canon PIXMA MG3050 All-In-One Printer
  • The scanner is making good quality pictures saved on PDF files.
  • Pretty good printer and scanner for the price.
  • Surprisingly cheap for a printer-scanner. Good quality.
  • Really good quality was rather surprised for the price, recommended.
  • Excellent piece of kit. Easy to set up and very good print quality. Would recommend this printer.
Canon PIXMA MG3550 All-in-One Printer
  • Works well and print copy is fine.
  • Very easy to set-up, did it all by itself really. Print quality very good.
  • This is a great printer, easily installed and fits under work top. Nice clean printing.
  • So far quality of print is excellent. Will need a lot of time to work through all the features.
  • When we finally got to actually printing anything the quality of the print was rubbish.
Number of Cartridges
Color Support
Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow
Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow
Cartridge Capacity (Black)
180 pages
180 pages
Cartridges Capacity (Color)
180 pages
180 pages
Drop Size
2 picoliters
What customers say about "Cartridges"
Canon PIXMA MG3050 All-In-One Printer
  • Excellent printer. Good colors of this one.
  • Vivid colors, easy to setup, good connect. Great device.
  • Compact printer, knows everything what an usual household needs. Perfect colors.
  • The printer will not work with only a black ink supply. Awful.
  • Both (black and colour) of them seems a bit small to compare to my previous printer cartridges.
Canon PIXMA MG3550 All-in-One Printer
  • This printer works very well on the Canon cartridges.
  • It possesses two ink cartridges (no fiddling with all those individual colours) which are easy to replace.
  • Ink cartridges reasonable and don't seem to dry out if you don't use it a lot.
  • All in all a very good two cartridge all-in-one.
  • The drawback is the size of the cartridges. Cartridges didn't last long.
Printer Connectivity
USB Type-B, Wi-Fi
USB Type-B, Wi-Fi
Double-Sided Printing
Photo Printer
Integrated Fax
Supported Paper Sizes
A4, A5, B5, Letter, Legal, 4"x6", 5"x5" Square, 5"x7", Envelopes (DL, COM10)
A4, A5, B5, 4"x6", 5"x7", 8"x10", Envelopes (DL, COM10), Letter, Legal
Use and share wirelessly, Print directly from cloud, Canon PRINT app, Optional high yield inks, FINE cartridge, Square media support, Turns on when you start printing
Compact design, Apple AirPrint support, Convenient and easy to replace, Automatic double sided printing, PIXMA Printing Solutions app, Tablet and smartphone ready
What customers say about "Features"
Canon PIXMA MG3050 All-In-One Printer
  • Great value, features and price, easy to set up with laptop. No complaints so far.
  • The print from mobile feature was also really helpful.
  • Performs well for the price I paid. The software it comes with is easy to use.
  • Lacking features and clumsy setup.
  • Not at all easy to use for iPhone, AirPrint cannot find it.
Canon PIXMA MG3550 All-in-One Printer
  • A great printer, works fine with plain paper.
  • Simple to use, double sided printing, it's more than I expected for the price!
  • Connected and running print operations pretty quickly.
  • Never managed to get the WiFi connection to work.
  • I hate this printer. It is not compact. It is bulky and heavy.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
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