Lexmark X4690 reviews: Colour Inkjet printer

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This printer is a good all rounder.

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8.4 out of 10 based on 76 reviews.
Lexmark X4690: A4 Inkjet printer with LCD Display function and WiFi. See full product description

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Confirmed purchaser

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
initial cost low. wifi, fast page print.
Bad points:
ink replacment is expensive and is limeted to only a few outlets. compatabel catreges not avalabel.
Overall rating 8.0
Print quality 9.0
Compatibility 9.0
Speed 8.0
Value for money 8.0
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6 of 6 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 29 Aug 2009

jean, kingston upon thames

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
its fast compacted printing is good excellent
Bad points:
Overall rating 10.0
Print quality 10.0
Compatibility 10.0
Speed 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 28 Aug 2009

Thomas, Essex Occasional home user

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
very easy to set up, great print quality, simple to use
Bad points:
quite large and bulky, seems over sized
Overall rating 9.0
Print quality 8.0
Compatibility 9.0
Speed 9.0
Value for money 9.0
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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 27 Aug 2009

Confirmed purchaser

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Very easy installation. Good quality printing and copying.
Bad points:
Overall rating 10.0
Print quality 10.0
Compatibility 10.0
Speed 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 23 Oct 2009

Confirmed purchaser

Score 1.0/10
Good points:
Bad points:
Only printed one page.... first page of every document...
Overall rating 1.0
Print quality 1.0
Compatibility 1.0
Speed 1.0
Value for money 1.0
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0 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 03 Sep 2009

Steven, Chirk

Score 4.0/10
Good points:
excellent quality
Bad points:
very slow, paper jams all the time when it's not jammed, sometimes doesn't print, but then does when i next turn it on.
Overall rating 4.0
Print quality 10.0
Compatibility 4.0
Speed 4.0
Value for money 4.0
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Confirmed purchase: 02 Sep 2009

mags, paignton

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
fast and easy to use
Bad points:
Overall rating 10.0
Print quality 10.0
Compatibility 10.0
Speed 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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1 of 2 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 01 Sep 2009

Product Features

Print technology Inkjet
Extra functions LCD Display
Photo printing Dedicated
Connections WiFi
Connections PictBridge
Maximum paper size A4
Memory card slot Yes
Print colour Colour
Number of colours including black 4
Colour print speed (Pages per minute) 18
Black and white print speed (Pages per minute) 25
Vertical print resolution (Pixels) 1200
Horizontal print resolution (Pixels) 4800
Height in cm 17.5
Width in cm 45.9
Depth in cm 33.1
Borderless printing Yes
Postscript No
Release date 2008-09-18
Printers Buying Guide  

Manufacturer's Description


Built-in 802.11b/g wireless printing. Compatible with 802.11n.

High-quality printing from virtually anywhere in your home over a secure wireless network (1)

Share the Lexmark X4690 wirelessly among multiple computers

Easy, guided setup with Lexmark installation software

Connect with 802.11b/g wireless network and wireless computer or with USB cable


Up to 25 ppm black and 18 ppm colour printing

Superior quality printing up to 4800×1200 dpi print resolution

PrecisionSense™ technology detects type of paper being used to determine print resolution automatically

Automatic cartridge alignment ensures optimal printing


1-touch, PC-free copying (colour or black)

Reduction / enlargement capacity from 25% – 400%

1-99 copies

Borderless copying in popular photo sizes


Flatbed scanner easily handles thick books, reports and more

36-bit colour scanner depth; 12-bit grayscale

Optical Character Recognition (OCR) software allows you to easily scan hard copy text documents into a soft copy format

Preserve important documents with direct to PDF scanning
Photo Printing

Print directly from digital memory cards slots, PictBridge™ compatible digital cameras or USB flash drive

Select photos to print via scan back proof-sheet for PC-free printing

Brilliant, 6-colour printing with optional photo cartridge

Print borderless photos in popular sizes

Apply photo effects: sepia, antique gray, antique brown, black & white

Software Suite

Lexmark Service Centre simplifies printer troubleshooting

Lexmark Productivity Studio Software makes it easy to scan, crop, rotate and resize photos, plus 1-touch colour fix and red eye reduction

Lexmark Toolbar, with Picnik™ photo editing and Scheduled Print, makes Internet printing easy!

Lexmark Productivity Suite makes creative and school projects easy

Cartridge Compatibility

Black: 4(2), 4A,

Colour: 5(2), 5A

Photo: 31

Paper Compatibility

Lexmark Photo Paper; Lexmark Premium Paper

(1) Printer designed to utilize your network’s security (WEP, WPA and WPA2) and broadcast range. Access to electricity is required.

(2) Non-refillable cartridge licensed for single use only. Return empty cartridge only to Lexmark for remanufacturing, refilling or recycling. A variable amount of ink remains when this cartridge must be replaced. Replacement cartridges (4A, 5A) sold without those terms are available through www.lexmark.com. All prices, features, specifications and claims are subject to change without notice.

(3) *Printing in draft mode and excludes time to first page print.

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