Konica Minolta India expands its Office Multi-functional range with the launch of new Colour and Monochrome products
The latest portfolio expansion is aimed at catering to the new-age printing requirements of Indian businesses with innovative office printing solutions
India is on the fast track to digitisation, it is undergoing a major transformation. The integration of technology with workflows and processes is driving a large-scale evolution in the way organisations function. Konica Minolta Business Solution India Pvt Ltd has recently launched innovative Office Multi-functional products in Monochrome and Colour range. Today we have launched 5 Monochrome and 3 Colour models in A3 segment. Besides this we have launched 5 models in A4 segment also to help Indian businesses adapt to the pace of this change.
The launch marks Konica Minolta’s commitment to supporting the ongoing India’s digital transformation with its technology-led office printing solutions. What makes the latest portfolio expansion even more relevant is the fact that these products have been customised to meet the specific requirements of Indian businesses.
Speaking on the launch, Mr. Daisuke Mori, Managing Director – Konica Minolta Business Solutions India Pvt Ltd, said, “As a top global OEM, Konica Minolta leads the print and printing domain when it comes to product innovation. The launch of key MFP products in India underlines our commitment to leveraging our technological superiority to deliver better value and functionality to businesses in India. The launch also underscores our mission to power India’s ongoing digital transformation and help its businesses evolve their processes with new technologies.”
Mr. Kuldeep Malhotra, Vice President (Office Sales & Marketing) – Konica Minolta Business Solutions India Pvt Ltd, added, “Our go-to-market strategy in India is shaped and guided by the specific requirements of its business landscape. Through the latest product launch, we aim to serve the diverse office printing needs of Indian companies of all sizes. We are confident that the advanced features and capabilities offered in our newest products will be extremely well-received by businesses across the country.”
Colouring the Indian business landscape: The Eagle L and the Sparrow
The Eagle L series is a leading-edge A3 colour MFP series that comes in three variants – bizhub C360i (36 ppm), bizhub C300i (30 ppm), and bizhub C250i (25 ppm) – and is equipped with advanced print, copy, scan, and store capabilities. In addition to delivering excellent print quality, the Eagle L series differentiates itself from competing product ranges on the back of features such as a high-speed document feeder and an extremely user-friendly 10.1” full-touch screen display.
The series also comes equipped with the latest 1.6GHz quad-core processor, which is complemented by 8 GB memory and a high-speed 256 GB SSD (Solid State Drive). It is capable of printing on paper with a thickness of up to 300gsm and is capable of running optional virus scans. All of this, in addition to the long developer life, make the Eagle L series perfect for managing the new-age office printing requirements of Indian businesses.
The Sparrow series is a best-in-class A4 color MFP series that comes equipped with printing, copying, scanning, and storing capabilities. With its superlative print quality of up to 1200dpi and a high-speed document feeder, the Sparrow series is designed for fast, efficient, and hassle-free print operations. Its 10.1” operating panel offers excellent visibility and allows for enhanced ease of usage, while its 5GB memory, 1.6Ghz quad-core processor, and high-speed 256GB SSD ensure that print operations are smooth and seamless.
Brightening up the monochrome printing segment: The Deneb MLK and the Altair R
In addition to the color MFPs, Konica Minolta has also introduced two advanced monochrome offerings, the Deneb MLK and Altair R series. The Deneb MLK series comes with a 7” touch panel that is designed to enable a user experience similar to smartphones and tablets that allows for seamless operability with minimal training. Its self-encrypting SSD and high-speed document feeder also facilitate faster data read/write and print operations, while the bizhub SECURE service ensures that critical business data remains protected from unauthorised access.
The Altair R series, on the other hand, is an entry-level A3 monochrome MFP series designed to serve small and medium businesses across India. Designed to maximise efficiency through faster print operations, products in the Altair R series save scanned data directly to the USB, allowing tasks to be performed easily without a PC. The high-resolution backlit LCD panel also has hard keys for frequently used functions, thus further reducing the time taken to switch between screen and ensures smoother task management. The Altair R series also supports an optional document feeder to maximise efficiency and comes equipped with a standard network card.
The Deneb MLK and The Eagle L series also come with a preinstalled marketplace that allows users to browse through apps that enhance the MFPs’ functionalities. Other advanced features such as mobile connectivity, also ensure that business users can schedule print jobs using mobile-based applications such as Mopria, Konica Minolta Mobile Print, and Google Cloud Print.