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Canon Pixma TS8020 vs TS9020: Which All-In-One Printers are Better?

It used to be enough having an all-in-one printer in the office but with so many people working from home and bringing work home with them, it’s also an essential tool to have in your home office. With so many on the market, it can be overwhelming to choose the right one for you.

Today, we will be looking at the Canon Pixma TS8020 vs Canon Pixma TS9020. We will compare all of their features like appearance, connectivity, and printing quality. We will include a side-by-side chart and some pros and cons to help decide which is the better all-in-one printer.

As the names imply, the Canon Pixma TS8020 and the Canon Pixma TS9020 are incredibly similar. First, we will take a look at what they have in common.

Canon Pixma TS8020 vs TS9020 – Similarities

Quick Glance

The comparison chart below recaps the specifications of the Canon Pixma TS8020 and the Canon Pixma TS9020.

 

Canon Pixma TS8020

Canon Pixma TS9020

Image Canon Pixma TS8020 Canon Pixma TS9020
Size 14.7 x 12.8 x 5.5 inches 14.7 x 12.8 x 5.7 inches
Weight 14.3lbs 14.7lbs
Functions Print, copy, scan Print, copy, scan
Display 4.3-inch touch LCD 5-inch touch LCD
Ink 6 tanks, ChromeLife 100 6 tanks, ChromeLife 100
Resolution Maximum 2400 x 4800 optical dpi Maximum 2400 x 4800 optical dpi
Printing Speed 4” x 6” in 21 seconds, black 15 ipm, color 10 ipm 4” x 6” in 21 seconds, black 15 ipm, color 10 ipm
Paper Sizes 4 x 6, 5 x 5 square, 5 x 7, 8 x 10, Letter, Legal, U.S, #10, Envelopes, CD/DVD 4 x 6, 5 x 5 square, 5 x 7, 8 x 10, Letter, Legal, U.S, #10, Envelopes, CD/DVD
Borderless Printing Yes Yes
Auto Duplex Printing Yes Yes
Paper Tray Capacity Rear-100 plain, 20 4 x 6 photo or 10 5 x 7, front- 100 plain Rear-100 plain, 20 4 x 6 photo or 10 5 x 7, front- 100 plain
Compatibility Windows 7, 7 SP1, 8, 10, Vista SP2, Mac OS 10.8.5, 10.12.1 (Sierra) Windows 7, 7 SP1, 8, 10, Vista SP2, Mac OS 10.8.5, 10.12.1 (Sierra)
Connectivity AirPrint, Google Cloud Print, Wi-Fi, PictBridge, Mobile Device Printing, USB hi-speed, Card Slots, NFC, Canon PRINT app AirPrint, Google Cloud Print, Wi-Fi, PictBridge, Mobile Device Printing, USB hi-speed, Card Slots, NFC, Canon PRINT app, Alexa
Warranty 1 year limited 1 year limited
Price

Ink

The Canon Pixma TS8020 and the Canon Pixma TS9020 have 6 ink tanks. There are 5 dye-based color tanks and black pigment-based ink. The printers use ChromeLife 100, so photos will keep the same quality for approximately 100 years in an album.

Resolution

The maximum optical resolution with the Canon Pixma TS8020 and the Canon Pixma TS9020 is 2400 x 4800 dpi (dots per inch).

Printing Speeds

For a 4 x 6-inch photo, the Canon Pixma TS8020 and the Canon Pixma TS9020 take just 21 seconds per print. For documents, black and white, you have 15 ipm and color, 10 ipm.

Paper Sizes

There is a good range of paper sizes that can be used with the Canon Pixma TS8020 and the Canon Pixma TS9020. They will take 4 x 6, 5 x 5 square, 5 x 7, 8 x 10, Legal, U.S, #10 and envelopes. There is a built-in CD/DVD holder for printing on discs. You also have the option for borderless printing and auto-duplex printing.

Paper Tray Capacity

The rear paper trays of the Canon Pixma TS8020 and the Canon Pixma TS9020 hold 100 sheets of plain paper, 20 4 x 6 photo paper sheets, or 10 5 x 7 photo paper sheets. There is also a front paper tray that holds 100 sheets of plain paper.

Compatibility

You can use the Canon Pixma TS8020 and the Canon Pixma TS9020 with Windows 7, 7 SP1, 8, 10, and Vista SP2. They will run on Mac OS 10-8.5 and 10.12.1 (Sierra).

There are just three differences between the Canon Pixma TS8020 and the Canon Pixma TS9020.

Differences Between Canon Pixma TS8020 and TS9020

Appearance

While the size is very similar, the design is different.

Canon Pixma TS8020

It is a fraction smaller at 14.7 x 12.8 x 5.5 inches and weighs 14.3 pounds. There are four color options, and the printer has slightly rounded edges.

Canon Pixma TS9020

It measures 14.7 x 12.8 x 5.7 inches and is 14.7 pounds. It comes in a black front with a white top or a black front with a red top.

The Winner Is- The Canon Pixma TS9020

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Display

Luckily, you no longer have to battle with small displays!

Canon Pixma TS9020 all in one printer

Canon Pixma TS8020

On the front of the printer, there is a 4.3-inch color touch LCD.

Canon Pixma TS9020

It is also a color touch LCD but larger at 5 inches.

The Winner Is- The Canon Pixma TS9020

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Connectivity

There are numerous options to connect computers, laptops, tablets, and smartphones.

Canon Pixma TS9020 review

Canon Pixma TS8020

You can print using AirPrint, Google Cloud Print, Wi-Fi, PictBridge, Mobile Device Printing, the Canon PRINT app, or NFC. There is also the option for a USB hi-speed cable and memory card slots.

Canon Pixma TS9020

There are all the same connectivity options with the addition of it being compatible with Alexa.

The Winner Is- The Canon Pixma TS9020

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Pros and Cons

Before our final verdict, we have some pros and cons of the two all-in-one printers from Canon.

 

Canon Pixma TS8020

Canon Pixma TS8020 comparison

Pros:

  • Great Wi-Fi connection with all devices
  • Excellent printing and scanning quality
  • It’s quiet

Cons:

  • The setup can be challenging

Canon Pixma TS9020

Canon Pixma TS9020 comparison

Pros:

  • Lovely design
  • Professional-quality prints
  • The setup is easier

Cons:

  • A little awkward filling up the rear paper tray

The Final Verdict

Because of the similarities, the final decision really came down to value for money. Depending on where you are looking, the Canon Pixma TS9020 ranges from around $30 to $90 more expensive. Printing quality, speed, and noise levels were the same, as was the very good connectivity. The design is a personal preference, but we preferred the Canon Pixma TS9020. When you add this to the larger touchscreen and Alexa, we felt that the additional cost was worth it, especially as it is easier to set up.


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