Dell has announced their first 3 color laser printers; the 3000cn, the 3100cn (photo) and the 5100cn, and they are priced to sell.
The Dell 3000cn color laser printer is described as an affordable network-ready color laser for small or home offices. The 3000cn features up-to 2400 image quality (IQ) resolution, enabling high-quality color printing. It prints black text at speeds of up to 25 pages per minute (ppm) and color up to 5 ppm. The 3000cn is 16.7″ x 16.5″ x 17″ and weighs 54.5lb, it sells for $449.
The Dell 3100cn color laser printer is described as an office color laser printer that grows with the business, it features the same resolution and print speeds as the 3000cn but comes standard with extra input drawers for greater paper handling capacity and a greater toner capacity. Because of its larger toner sizes, it can deliver a lower toner cost per page. The 3100cn is 16.7″ x 16.5″ x 21″ and weighs 72lb, it sells for $549.
The Dell 5100cn color laser printer is described as a robust workgroup printer with color capability for medium to large businesses. It prints at speeds of up to 35 ppm in black and 25 ppm in color (nice speeds). Networking and duplexing are standard, and its flexible memory and high-capacity paper capacity options accommodate virtually any print job. The 5100cn is 16.8″ x 22.9″ x 18.2″, weighs 84lb!, and costs $999.
A 4000 page black toner cartridge is $45 and each 2000 page yellow magenta or cyan color cartridge is $65.