The Lexmark Z605 is designed to be a user-friendly color printer for the home user. Users with a limited budget will like its affordable upfront price. Print speeds are fast for its class, at up to 10 pages per minute for color and 17 pages per minute for black. The cost of Lexmark Z605 ink is higher than competing models, so heavy printing users should calculate ink costs before purchasing.
The compact size of the Lexmark Z605 is impressive, especially since it seems to come with no major compromises. The unit measures 9.75 inches by 15.9 inches by 17 inches with the vertical input tray and the front output tray both extended. Both trays can be collapsed for a more compact footprint, however, and is very convenient for getting the machine out of the way when not in use. Of course, this will require reloading paper each time, but for the light user, this should be fine. The includes both a black and color Lexmark Z605 inkjet cartridge in the box, unlike some other models in their line. This keeps the user from having to purchase a black Lexmark Z605 ink cartridge separately.
Everything about the Lexmark Z605 is designed to be as user-friendly as possible, which makes it a great choice for a user who is not very familiar with printers. The software walks users through printing projects very well, though advanced users might find it overly helpful.
In their review of the Lexmark Z605 inkjet, PC World praised its affordable price tag and found its print quality to be reasonably good, especially for the price. They found its print speeds to be a bit disappointing, especially for graphics prints, and thought its ink costs were high.
Overall, the Lexmark Z605 would make a good choice for a user with light printing needs, and its user-friendly design makes it a good choice for a first printer. High ink costs are its major downside.
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