LEXINGTON, Ky., Oct. 23, 2006–Lexmark International, Inc. (NYSE: LXK) today introduced Lexmark’s first monochrome laser printer series to combine new, breakthrough printhead technology, an Instant Warm-Up fuser and two-sided printing standard on every model to help customers increase productivity and reduce costs and waste. The Lexmark E series features an innovative design that incorporates more than 40 new patents and patent applications to make the printers faster, more reliable and more energy-efficient. In addition, the Lexmark E series offers a new Quiet-Mode, which optimizes settings to deliver one of the quietest laser printers in the industry. The Lexmark E series features industry-first printhead technology that uses a miniature, pivoting mirror to reduce moving parts and increase reliability. To help ensure that the printer is always ready when customers need to print, the Instant Warm-Up fuser technology on the Lexmark E series reduces the time to first print to as fast as 6.5 seconds, even from sleep mode. All models also support the new Microsoft® Windows Vista” platform. “The Lexmark E series demonstrates Lexmark’s commitment to developing innovative technologies that deliver both market-leading performance and environmental benefits to our customers,” said Paul Rooke, Lexmark executive vice president and president of its Printing Solutions and Services Division. Lexmark E250d and E250dn

The Lexmark E250d prints at speeds up to 30 pages per minute (ppm) and is the lowest priced laser printer with two-sided printing standard in the industry at $199*. For customers who want to share the device between multiple users, the Lexmark E250dn has networking standard and is available for $249*. Lexmark E350d and E352dn

The Lexmark E350d features an LCD display and has the fastest rated print speed in its class, delivering up to 35 ppm performance for $349*. It also has the highest yield cartridge option in its class with a 9,000-page** aftermarket toner cartridge, which saves customers time because the cartridges have to be replaced less frequently. For workgroups, the Lexmark E352dn includes networking and is available for $449*. Lexmark E450dn

The Lexmark E450dn adds a graphical user interface, enhanced security features and is designed to support advanced solutions for larger workgroups and enterprise customers. Available for $599*, the Lexmark E450dn has the fastest time to first page in its class. It offers high usage customers an even lower cost per page option with an 11,000 page** aftermarket toner cartridge.

About Lexmark

Lexmark International, Inc. (NYSE: LXK) provides businesses and consumers in more than 150 countries with a broad range of printing and imaging products, solutions and services that help them to be more productive. In 2005, Lexmark reported $5.2 billion in revenue and employed more than 13,000 people globally. Learn how Lexmark can help you get more done at www.lexmark.com.

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