Canon Pixma MG4250 All-In-One Wireless Printer

Product information

Compact and advanced All-In-One with print, copy and scan functions. With Auto Duplex, colour screen and Wi-Fi, it offers smartphone and Internet printing plus Apple AirPrint support.

Key benefits:

  • Enjoy stunning print quality on documents and photos thanks to the MG4250’s 4800dpi print resolution - grains are finer, edges less jagged and colours more vibrant. Canon’s FINE ink technology, with microscopic 2pl ink droplets ensure quality printing everytime. Enjoy print speeds of 9.9 ipm in mono or 5.7 ipm in colour, while a 10x15 cm borderless photo is printed in approximately 44 seconds.

  • Wi-Fi connectivity sets you free you to work wherever and however you want. Just connect through your network for high quality copying, printing and scanning from virtually anywhere around the home.

  • PIXMA Cloud Link enables you to browse and print your favourite photos directly to the printer from online albums at CANON iMAGE GATEWAY and Google’s Picasa. You can also access on demand calendars, stationery and other templates without a PC.

  • An Auto Duplex Print feature automatically prints both sides of the paper letting you save paper while cutting down on your carbon footprint.

  • Print high quality images from movies shot on your digital camera with Canon’s Full HD Movie Print feature.

  • Bring memories back to life, using the photo organising capabilities of My Image Garden software, which includes face recognition and the ability to combine photos in creative ways for printing.
  • For ultimate flexibility, it’s possible to print from and even scan to your smartphone and tablet, around the house, using Canon’s Easy-PhotoPrint app. With Apple AirPrint support you can also print photos, emails, web pages and other documents wirelessly from your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

Compatible Ink Cartridges: Canon PG-540 (Black) & Canon CL-541 (Colour). Canon PG-540XL (Black) & Canon CL-541XL (Colour) for high page yield. Starter inks are included.

Note: USB cables are not included in the printer package. We offer a range of USB cables, sold separately, if you do not wish to print wirelessly.

Supported Operating Systems: Windows 7 (32 and 64bit, Windows Vista SP1, SP2 (32 and 64bit), Windows XP SP3 (32bit), Mac OS X 10.5.8 - 10.8

Automatic Document Feeder Information Set a scanner or copier to automatically feed multiple pages of a document in for processing, one page at a time.
Borderless Printing Information Prints a photo without the white border around it
YES- Up to 210 x 297mm (A4)
Compatible Inks
PG-540/540XL black, CL-541/541XL combined cyan, magenta and yellow
Compatible Operating Systems
Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/RT/8, Mac OS X 10.5.8 - 10.8
H152 x W449 x D304mm
Direct printing Information Can connect to a compatible digital camera to print without the need to use a computer.
PictBridge, PIXMA Cloud Link
Print, Scan, Copy
Memory Card Slots Information A memory card slot allows you to transfer photos and files directly from a memory card.
SD/SDHC card, MultiMedia Card, MultiMedia Card Plus, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, (Memory Stick Micro, RS-MMC, mini SD/SDHC Card, micro SD/SDHC Card, MMC mobile via adapter available separately).
Model name / number
NFC enabled Information Devices with NFC can be tapped together to establish a wireless connection for sending or streaming files and other data
Ports Information Ports used to connect other devices, for example USB to connect peripherals or HDMI to connect to a high definition display.
USB 2.0
Printing resolution Information The higher the dots per inch (dpi) the greater the definition of the image
Up to 1200 x 2400dpi
Printing speed Information How many pages or how fast a single photo can be produced per minute. Measured as Pages Per Minute (PPM) or Images Per Minute (IPM)
Black: up to 9.9ipm. Colour: up to 5.7ipm
Print technology
Scanning resolution Information Can scan a photo or document
Up to 1200 x 2400dpi


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Rated 4.3 out of 5 by 82 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Easy to use and install. this is the best printer that i have had. the print is clear, no smudges, copies photo's that are good quality and prints on both sides of paper. brilliant ! 21 April 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellant product and very easy to use This product was very easy to order and the delivery was quick. The printer had easy to use instructions and setting it up was uncomplicated. The machine works extremely well and prints quickly with lovely clear copies, all in all a very satisfactory purchase. 14 April 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Easy to use printer at the lower end of the market Although cheaper than most of its competitors, I have been impressed by the quality and ease of printing. Following the set up instructions was easy ( once I worked out how to get the capital letter to work on the Internet connection code - press the middle arrow) and installing the printer driver onto my laptop was also simple. The printer worked first time and works wherever I use my laptop in the house. Much more convenient than having to be attached to my previous printer. Although not the most robust printer it is perfect for everyday household use. 14 April 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Holly After reading all the reviews I bought this model and installed it using a USB port. Excellent instructions, and I am pleased with printing results. However, after many attempts I have not yet discovered how to print envelopes. Any advice would be welcome. 02 April 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent printer Very pleased with all the features of this printer, and good value too. Delivery to store was very convenient and prompt. Would recommend. 31 March 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Really good printer Very good printer - prints with ease from my iPad. Easy to set up to print using wifi 25 March 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent Reasonably straightforward to set-up. Print quality very good; although not printed any photos yet (only colour documents). The speed seems good (however, that may be purely subjective) and the auto-duplex is impressive! Just replaced the Black cartridge after about six weeks with the XL variant, which should last longer. Oh, and the scanner is effective. 03 March 2015
Rated 3 out of 5 by Excellent value for money Unfortunately the first was faulty, it ate the paper as did the second. John Lewis's service however was exemplary and they were very helpful and supplied one that worked perfectly with the minimum of delay or inconvenience. I have checked with Canon who say the fault I have experienced is most unusual, perhaps unprecedented. I recommend buying this because in the event of any trouble John Lewis will look after you with absolutely no fuss. 03 March 2015
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