Printers can be an expensive business, but you don’t need to take out a bank loan to get a good one. We’re here to help, offering you our choice of the best printers out there for under $50.
You don’t even have to settle for the most stripped down, simple printer. Most of the printers on this list aren’t just your cheap, budget-type products but from well-respected brands. There’s plenty of wireless, all-in-one (printer, scanner, copier) options to choose from, offering the perfect addition to your workstation at home or at the office.
One thing worth noting is when you press the link and go to the Amazon page (or any other side), the first price you see might be higher than $50. However, there are a host of retailers selling the item. Just look down and see ‘X new from [price]’. Example:
Just press on the ’78 new’ (in this example) and you’ll see a list of cheaper options than the official front page of the product. Now, happy printer hunting!
Epson Expression Home XP-330 Wireless Printer With Scanner & Copier
The Epson XP-330 is the best selling under $50 printer on Amazon for a good reason. It has a simple setup, easily accessible to other wireless devices and its documents can instantly be touched, making it an excellent budget addition to a home or office.
HP DeskJet 3633 All-in-one Wireless Printer
One of the more popular budget printers that comes fully loaded with the scanner & copier too. The HP DeskJet 3633 has a terrific display panel to simplify your tasks and actions, and it’s advertised quiet mode, unlike a lot of other printers, actually works pretty well.
Canon PIXMA MG2922 Wireless Printer
The Canon PIXMA MG2922 all-in-one wireless printer uses the hybrid ink system: Pigment black ink for text which looks extremely crisp, dye ink for beautiful colors.
HP DeskJet 2130 Compact Photo Printer
The HP DeskJet 2130 isn’t a wireless printer, but it’s great when it comes to space usage and conserving resources. It comes with a one-year limited hardware warranty.
Canon PIXMA MG3620 Wireless Printer With Mobile & Tablet Printing
One of the best things about the Canon PIXMA MG3620 is its compactness. And for those who care about these things, it comes in three different colors: Black, red and white.
HP DeskJet 1112 Compact Photo Printer
The HP DeskJet 1112 printer has a reliable USB connection and doesn’t take up too much space, but it’s best feature might be the results you get when printing out photos in color.
Canon IP2820 Printer
When you’re looking for printers under $50, you’re basically looking for something that’s simple and is going to print well. The Canon IP2820 is the epitome of simplicity, which is exactly what you need: It’s easy to install, and it prints well. Finito.