Can an A4 colour inkjet rival a dedicated photo printer for print quality? PC Advisor reviews the best single- and multifunction photo printers.

5. Canon PIXMA MG8150

Canon PIXMA MG8150
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  • Reviewed on: 28 September 10
  • RRP: £228.58 inc VAT

The Canon PIXMA MG8150 is full of features, and has a reasonably high price tag to match. It’s an impressive all-round multifunction device — whether you’re printing documents, photos or scanning it can produce good quality results.

Read our Canon PIXMA MG8150 review.

4. HP Officejet Pro 8500A Plus

HP Officejet Pro 8500A Plus
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  • Reviewed on: 22 November 10
  • RRP: £228.08 inc VAT

The HP Officejet Pro 8500A Plus may cost a lot, but its features and performance justify the investment. You'll also save over time on the inks.

Read our HP Officejet Pro 8500A Plus review.

3. Canon Selphy CP800

Canon Selphy CP800
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  • Reviewed on: 25 November 10
  • RRP: £82.51 inc VAT

The Selphy CP800 is ideal for those looking for a dedicated photo printer that will produce prints up to 6x4in in size. At 19p per print and with the ability to make on-screen adjustments to your digital snaps, it’s great value.

Read our Canon Selphy CP800 review.

2. Epson Stylus Photo PX720WD

Epson Stylus Photo PX720WD
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  • Reviewed on: 15 December 10
  • RRP: RRP £200; available online for £175 inc VAT

The Epson Stylus Photo PX720WD is old-fashioned in places. Overall, though, it's a very strong performer with some nice features underneath the lid. It's not cheap, but for a top quality multifunctional photo printer, this is a clear first stop.

Read our Epson Stylus Photo PX720WD review.

1. HP Photosmart Plus e-All-in-One

HP Photosmart Plus e-All-in-One
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  • Reviewed on: 23 December 10
  • RRP: £80 inc VAT

The HP Photosmart Plus e-All-in-One's price tag is fantastic, given its touchscreen-guided interface and range of excellent features. It has low running costs, but you will have to be a little patient for your prints.

Read our HP Photosmart Plus e-All-in-One review.