By 18 August 2015 | Categories: sponsored content


Canon has refreshed its All-in-One inkjet printers, and in a nod to the way the world works, has made the three new models, which are designed for personal and home office use, considerably more cloud friendly.

More specifically, the PIXMA MG5740, MG6840 and MG7740 are built with connectivity at their heart and combine enhanced cloud and Wi-Fi functions with new high quality printing technology, to make printing and sharing photos and documents even easier, according to Canon.

The latest models, which offer print, copy and scan functionality, also boast greater cloud connectivity, working seamlessly with a variety of apps and cloud services. Furthermore, the printers are now compatible with Instagram and Slideshare, enabling users to print from a greater range of popular social networks and business services. Using PIXMA Cloud Link, users are able to access these services directly from the printers’ touch screens, removing the need to use a PC or separate connected device.

Canon PIXMA MG5740

Cloudy, with a chance of convenience

The PIXMA MG5740, MG6840 and MG7740 also make it easy to access and print directly from a range of popular cloud services, such as Google Drive, Dropbox, Evernote and OneDrive, as well as uploading scanned documents and photos to Microsoft OneNote.

The new printers come with Canon’s PIXMA Cloud Link Scan and Remote Print feature, which allows users to scan a document or photo with one printer and print from another in a different location through the cloud. For example, it’s possible to surprise a relative with the latest family picture printed on their PIXMA printer. In a business setting, it means that users can ensure an important document is printed to another office location in time for a colleague’s important meeting, even if they are working from home.

In addition, eco-conscious households can reduce their energy usage thanks to the Auto Power On/Off function, which is activated when sending a print from the cloud.

Canon PIXMA MG6840

Heart of the matter

Canon has reassured that connecting smart devices with the new PIXMA models for printing and scanning tasks is quick and easy thanks to integrated Wi-Fi Direct, which eliminates the need for an internet connection or password. When in a rush, the MG7740’s built in NFC technology allows users to print and scan via the Canon PRINT app in seconds, just by touching their NFC-enabled smart device on the printer.

Once connected, both photos and documents can be printed, using new Canon ink technology which provides enhanced colour reproduction for photo and document printing.


Replacing the PIXMA MG7540, the new premium All-in-One six-ink MG7740 features a compact sleek design and produces terrific quality. Users can enjoy effortless operation and straightforward navigation of the photo printer’s functions with the support of an 3.4” touch screen, as well as Canon’s Intelligent Touch System interface. Thanks to the six individual ink cartridges, the MG7740 produces high resolution images up to 9600 dpi with smooth gradations, even in monochrome prints.

Canon PIXMA MG7740

PIXMA MG6840 and MG5740

Replacing the PIXMA MG6640 and MG5640 respectively, the MG6840 and MG5740 enable anyone to print both high quality pictures and important documents in the comfort of their home, with their five-ink print systems. Both printers offer the freedom of printing from a range of cloud services, including connecting to and printing from smart devices and Wi-Fi enabled cameras. All three new PIXMA printers support optional XL cartridges, which allow users to print more for less.


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