Most Reliable Copiers in 2022

Canon Wins the A3 Award, HP Takes the A4 Award

In this article, we would like to cover what copiers are doing well with lab testing and let you know what models of copiers are winning awards for reliability. Our general experience with the Keypoint Intelligence reports are they are thorough and well done. Not every copier we mention here we even sell. We just wanted to let you know who is winning awards for the highest quality copiers in 2022.

Here are the winners from Keypoint Intelligence (Buyer’s Lab) for 2022:

The BLI Winter 2022 A3 Pick Awards go to the following exceptional devices*:

  • Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE DX C3826i – Outstanding 26-ppm Color A3 MFP
  • Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE DX C3835i – Outstanding 35-ppm Color A3 MFP
  • Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE DX 4735i – Outstanding 35-ppm A3 MFP
  • Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE DX 4751i – Outstanding 51-ppm A3 MFP
  • Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE DX 6860i – Outstanding 60-ppm A3 MFP
  • Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE DX 6870i – Outstanding 70-ppm A3 MFP
  • Fujifilm Apeos C7070 – Outstanding 70-ppm Color A3 MFP – This would be the Xerox Altalink C8170 product line from our research
  • Ricoh IM 2500 – Outstanding 25-ppm A3 MFP (also sold as Lanier IM 2500 and Savin IM 2500)

*Not all products are sold in all regions.

Curious what is involved in the lab testing? If you want to get really deep in the weeds, you can find the reports.

If you are looking to get the best copier in terms of reliability, 2022 looks to be the year of Canon. These are the A3 copiers. HP did better for the A4 copiers.

The specific copiers which did the best were the following:

  • Brother HL-L2305W – Outstanding Printer for Personal/SOHO Environments
  • Brother MFC-J4335DW/J4535DW – Outstanding SOHO Color Inkjet All-in-One
  • Epson WorkForce ST-C8000 Supertank Color MFP Printer Series – Outstanding Tabloid Color Inkjet All-in-One for Small Workgroups
  • Fujifilm Apeos C325 Series – Outstanding Color MFP for Small Workgroups
  • Fujifilm ApeosPrint C325 dw – Outstanding Color Printer for Small Workgroups
  • Lexmark MC3326i – Outstanding SOHO Color MFP
  • Pantum BM5100 Series – Outstanding MFP for Small Workgroups

So, there are a lot of great options and we would love to help you find the best and most reliable copier for your office. If you are curious what would work for you, give us a call! We are here to help you get a solid copier. In the A4 group, we sell HP and Xerox, but not as much Brother or Lexmark. But we didn’t want to steal the credit they deserve for winning.

Most modern copiers will do a great job, there are just some devices that do better for productivity and reliability. If you have any questions, let us know!


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