Irvine, Calif., August 15, 2007 — Samsung Electronics America, the world´s second largest printer manufacturer, today announced that two of its monochrome multifunction printers, the SCX-5530FN and SCX-6322DN, have been awarded "Pick of the Year" courtesy of Buyer´s Laboratory, in the small workgroup and the mid-size workgroup monochrome multifunction printer categories.
The SCX-5530FN received the "Pick of the Year" award in the small workgroup monochrome printer category for providing small offices with critical time and cost saving integrated document management functions previously available only to large-size businesses. "The SCX-5530FN offers users the full multifunction features found in larger machines, but has a very small footprint and an easy-to-use control panel," explained Paul DePaolo, Buyer´s Laboratory Senior Test Engineer.
Designed for small business users, the SCX-5530FN offers easy-to-use network connectivity options, high-speed printing at up to 28 ppm, standard duplex printing, digital scanning and direct USB functions. Its unique USB interface enables PC-less scan-and-save to a USB memory stick. Furthermore, the ID-copy function enables automatic two-sided copying of an ID, for convenient ID duplication.
In addition, Samsung´s SCX-6322DN earned the "Pick of the Year" award in the mid-size workgroup monochrome multifunction printer category by facilitating optimal user convenience and overall impressive economy. "The redesigned control panel greatly enhances the ease of use compared to the previous generation of products, said DePaolo. "Along with the compact QWERTY keypad the process of data entry is simplified. Both of these monochrome multifunction printers offer a per-page supply cost that is among the lowest for products in their class."
As a versatile and powerful copier-centric A4 multifunction printer with a 4-in-1 capability (printer, copier, scanner and fax) the SCX-6332DN provides a fast duplex printing speed of 19 images per minute with 28 ppm for single-side print/copy. Complete with enhanced network-ready features, the product delivers solutions to the growing network functionality needs of mid-size business users.
"It is an honor to receive these awards for our laser multifunction printers,as it acknowledges our continued commitment to provide the best printer solutions to the industry. Samsung will continue to manufacture the highest quality and ensure the best reliability in all our printers as we strive to become a top tier printer solutions provider by the year 2010." said Jay Shears, Director of Marketing for Printers at Samsung Electronics America. "Samsung´s multifunction printer lineup offers a complete set of options for business customers, and we are pleased that Buyer´s Laboratory has recognized the high performance and exceptional output of our products."
Buyer´s Laboratory "Pick of the Year" awards are presented bi-annually, celebrating products that have been praised for their all around superior performance. With an in-depth test assessment and industry-wide comparisons, awarded products are recognized by their reliability, performance, efficiency, user friendliness, affordability and innovation.
The SCX-5530FN and the SCX-6332DN monochrome multifunction laser printers are backed by a one-year advanced replacement limited warranty and are supported by a toll-free technical support line. For more information on Samsung and where to buy its products, call 1-800-SAMSUNG or visit www.samsung.com.
About Samsung Electronics America Information Technology Division
Samsung´s Information Technology Division (ITD) markets a complete line of award-winning LCD Monitor products, including professional large format LCD and Plasma displays. ITD also markets an award-winning line of color and monochrome laser printers and multifunction devices, video security systems and the family of Samsung Q1 Ultra-Mobile Personal Computers (UMPC). Samsung ITD is committed to supporting the needs of its channel partners in the professional, commercial, corporate, and SOHO markets. Based in Irvine, California, ITD is a division of Samsung Electronics America (SEA), a U.S. subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Company, Ltd. (SEC). The SEA organization oversees the North American operations of Samsung including Samsung Telecommunications America, LP, Samsung Electronics Canada, Inc. and Samsung Electronics Mexico, Inc. Please visit www.samsung.com for more information or call 1-800-SAMSUNG.
About Samsung Electronics
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2005 parent company sales of US$56.7 billion and net income of US$7.5 billion. Employing approximately 128,000 people in over 90 offices in 51 countries, the company consists of five main business units: Digital Appliance Business, Digital Media Business, LCD Business, Semiconductor Business and Telecommunication Network Business. Recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands, Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, memory chips, mobile phones, and TFT-LCDs. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com