Xiamoi Enters China’s Printer Market with its First Laser Printer
This week, Chinese electronics maker Xiamoi launched its first printer, the laser-based, A4 desktop K200 All-in-One.
This first-ever printer from Xiaomi features Near Field Communication (NFC) for tap-and-print from NFC-enabled devices, and provides print, scan, and copy, as well direct printing via the WeChat app.
It’s equipped with a toner cartridge rated to yield up to 4,000 pages, with cost per page said to be less than one cent. The Xiaomi K200 is priced at CNY 1,499 ($224) and is available for pre-ordering in China with shipping set for June 3rd.
Print resolution is 600 dpi, print speed is up to 23 ppm, and the unit features a backlit touch panel.
Connectivity includes Wi-Fi wireless connectivity and USB port, and it’s compatible with Microsoft Windows, Android, and Apple Mac, and also features mobile printing via the Mi Printing App.
Xiamoi, which makes smartphones, audio equipment, and televisions, joins Pantone Electronics, Lenovo, Jolimark, and Olicom as a Chinese printer brand.