LEXINGTON, Ky., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lexmark International, Inc. (NYSE: LXK) today announced four new smart devices aimed at increasing productivity for heavy-usage workgroups and departments in mid-sized businesses and large enterprises. Highlighted by a cutting-edge user interface and time-saving features, the solutions-enabled devices enhance Lexmark's award-winning color product lineup and strengthen its position in a key market segment - color workgroup products.
Capable of printing media sizes up to 12.6 inches x 48 inches, the Lexmark X950 color multifunction product (MFP) Series and Lexmark C950de color printer are ideal for workgroups who require specialty printing, such as A3-sized (11-inch x 17-inch) media, high-volume jobs and advanced finishing. Both product families also offer productivity solutions that help streamline workflow and reduce unnecessary printing, all while ensuring customer data, devices and networks are protected with advanced, multi-layered security features. Authentication, authorization, audit logging and hard disk wiping* are each offered as standard, out-of-the-box capabilities and do not require the purchase of additional data security kits.
The addition of these products provides a strong complement to Lexmark's industry-leading portfolio of A4 (8.5-inch x 11-inch) workgroup printers and MFPs, so customers who maintain a mixed fleet of Lexmark devices will have a consistent user experience. Lexmark's smart devices leverage an intuitive e-Task interface and powerful solutions platform, enabling users to view, select and print specific pages within a document directly from the touch screen.
X950 Color MFP Series
Three models within the dynamic Lexmark X950 color MFP Series will accelerate the work of workgroups and departments that need high performance and flexible output options. Further, these feature-rich MFPs deliver outstanding color output and support a wide range of media and finishing options, allowing businesses to produce their professional-quality marketing collateral in-house to save valuable time and money. Named Color Replacement, offered standard on these MFPs, is designed for the many businesses that require precise color matching when producing branded materials. Print jobs that might otherwise be outsourced can now be done internally with color output that meets the highest standard of accuracy.
The easy-to-navigate, 10.2-inch color interface serves as a launching pad to a number of productivity-enhancing solutions and offers interactive sensory features, such as audible and tactile feedback to provide an enhanced user experience.
C950de Color Printer
Lexmark's C950de color printer, a companion to the Lexmark X950 color MFP Series and equipped with many of the same features, also offers workgroups brilliant color printing, A3 functionality and easy-to-use workflow solutions, accessible via the 4.3-inch color touch screen. The intuitive interface, which features leading-edge display design and interaction, closely resembles a smartphone and provides a rich, informative experience for users. Instead of simple beeps and tones, contextual sound delivers high-fidelity, differentiated tones from the touch screen, making it easier to distinguish between specific alerts and touch commands.
"The new products announced today, along with our other award-winning color offerings, are notable additions to an extremely broad and high-performing printer and MFP product line and will help to ensure our competitiveness in the color workgroup printing market," said Marty Canning, Lexmark executive vice president and president of Imaging Solutions and Services. "We are making Lexmark's powerful solutions platform more accessible to our customers – both large enterprise and SMBs – across a broader range of products than ever before."
For more information about each of these devices, please see the following product brochures:
Lexmark International, Inc. (NYSE: LXK) provides businesses of all sizes with a broad range of printing and imaging products, software, solutions and services that help customers to print less and save more. Perceptive Software, a stand-alone software business within Lexmark, is a leading provider of enterprise content management software that helps organizations easily manage the entire lifecycle of their documents and content, simplifying their business processes, and fueling greater operational efficiency. In 2010, Lexmark sold products in more than 170 countries and reported more than $4 billion in revenue.
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All prices, features, specifications and capabilities are subject to change without notice.
*Hard disk is not standard on the Lexmark C950de color printer, but may be purchased as an aftermarket option.
SOURCE Lexmark International, Inc.