Review of Canon Pixma MG5620 All-In-One – Prints Both Sides

The Canon Pixma MG5620 is a high quality printer and scanner with excellent features. It is ideal for home print but can also be used in offices without high requirements and is compatible with a variety of digital devices. If you are looking for an efficient product that is affordable and still gives exceptional output, you will find this product to be a perfect fit. Canon is a reliable manufacturer with a track record of durable items within the technological field. This item is no exception; it has been produced with prolonged service to the user.

Canon Pixma MG5620 print from your phoneWireless technology has been used in the enhancement of this printer. The Canon Pixma MG5620 is compatible with digital devices including smartphones and tablets with Pixma Printing Solutions or AirPrint in Apple devices. Printing directly from the cloud is also possible as long as the Google Cloud Print application has been installed. The product also comes with a handy 2.5” LCD screen that can be used to edit images before printing with the Auto Photo Fix II feature. With the wireless access the PhotoPrint software also allows editing and printing directly from the phone.

Quality Printing 

The printer is an inkjet model with a capacity of 100 papers. It supports duplex printing and has excellent color output. The printing system uses five separate ink tanks which allow the user to replace only the color that has ran out instead of the whole feature. The black print speed is 12.2 ipm while the color is 8.7 ipm. Though there is no USB or card slot, the printer can connect automatically with most camera models with the PictBridge.

Scanning Feature

The scanner has a depth of 48-bit and can scan a document of up to 8.5” by 11.7”. There are four different modes in which the scanner can work and allows direct scanning to a digital device. The modes are the network, push, wireless and the auto scan. The effectiveness achieved is unrivalled.

Copier Capabilities

Canon Pixma MG5620 prints both sidesThere are a variety of copy modes that are available in this feature. The ability to carry out a variety of editing tasks directly is perhaps the most impressive aspect of this product. Documents can be fitted to the page before printing and both sides can be printed simultaneously. Photos can be printed borderless or reprinted and almost every type of paper is supported. There are also exposure settings and fade restoration adjustments. Finally, basic resizing within the range of 25%-100% can be done easily.

Pros of the Product

  • All-in-one capabilities for printing, scanning and copying.
  • Wireless technology and smart device compatibility.
  • Individual ink tank system.
  • Editing feature directly from the product.
  • Energy Star Compliance.
  • A limited warranty for one year.

Customer Feedback

The all-in-one printer has received positive responses from the users. The LCD screen is especially appreciated for its vibrant display and the quality of the output is rated highly.

Cons of the Product

  • There is no support for wired devices via USB or for memory cards.
  • It has no fax features.


The Canon Pixma MG5620 product is not suitable for heavy use but it is the perfect fit for light printing at home or within low traffic offices.