It is normal these days to have a printer at your home for your children and a lot of other purposes. Many budget-friendly printers are available in the market to serve these needs. These printers should not be compared to high-end printers used in cafes and big offices. They merely satisfy the basic purpose of printing and scanning at acceptable qualities. They will be extremely useful for school and college students alike. These are the budget-friendly best low-cost printers for home use available in the market under Rs. 10000.

Best Low-Cost Printers for Home Use – Comparison

Printer Function Connectivity Cost/B&W Prints Cost/Color prints View Price
HP Desk Jet 1112 Single Function. Print Only. USB ₹ 5 ₹ 7
HP Deskjet 1115 Single Function. Print Only. USB ₹ 2 ₹ 5
Canon Pixma TS307 Single Function. Print Only. USB, WiFi ₹ 5 ₹ 8
Canon Pixma MG2577s All in one. Print,Scan,Copy. USB ₹ 5 ₹ 8
HP DeskJet 2131 All in one. Print,Scan,Copy. USB ₹ 5 ₹ 7
Canon MG2570S All in one. Print,Scan,Copy. USB ₹ 5 ₹ 8
HP DeskJet 2132 All in one. Print,Scan,Copy. USB ₹ 5 ₹ 7
HP DeskJet 2622 All in one. Print,Scan,Copy. USB, WiFi ₹ 5 ₹ 7
Canon Pixma 3077S All in one. Print,Scan,Copy. USB, WiFi ₹ 5 ₹ 7
Canon Pixma G1010 Ink Tank All in one. Print,Scan,Copy. USB, WiFi ₹0.8 ₹0.21

1) HP Desk Jet 1112 Colour Printer

Best Low-Cost Printers for Home Use

Price: ₹ 1,890

Features

  • The printer is an inkjet type printer.
  • This is a single function printer. It can only print when connected to a PC. The printer cannot scan or take photocopies directly from paper.
  • It is a color printer
  • The connector is USB.
  • It can print 7 black and white pages or 5 color pages per minute.
  •  This printer supports the page sizes A4, B5, A6, and DL envelope.

Pros

  • The cheapest printer is available in India with the highest quality for home use.
  • Ideal for school/college children and home use.
  • Ideal to use in a small office that only has to print less than 100 pages per month.
  • It can be easily set up without much hassle.
  • It is a compact-sized printer that can be easily accommodated on a study table.

  • Lightweight. It weighs only 2 kgs.
  • HP is a trusted brand for printers. So good after-sales service and availability of parts and inks in the market.
  • The quality of images printed is decent considering the price of the printer. Two images printed using this printer shown below.
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Cons

  • The cost of printing a single page will be ₹4.8 for black and white pages and ₹6.6 for color pages.
  • Not ideal for heavy use. It can only print up to 1000 pages maximum per month.
  • For a printer that costs ₹ 1890, the ink cartridge costs around ₹ 1100. So do not buy a new ink cartridge once the ink runs out. Buy Prodot liquid ink. 

You will get three bottles of ink that can be filled into your existing cartridge using a syringe by injecting into the backside of the cartridge.

2) HP Deskjet 1115

HP Deskjet 1115

Price: ₹ 2,499

  • The printer is an inkjet type printer.
  • It is a single function printer. It can only print when connected to a PC. This cannot scan or take photocopies directly from paper.
  • It is a color printer
  • The connector is USB.
  •  This printer supports the page sizes A4, B5, A6, and DL envelope.
  • It can print one hundred to three hundred pages.
  • It costs around ₹1.4  for black and white pages and ₹4.5 Colour pages.

3) Canon Pixma TS307

Canon Pixma printer for home use

Price: ₹ 2,549.

  • The printer is an inkjet type printer.
  • It is a single function printer. It can only print when connected to a PC. The printer cannot scan or take photocopies directly from paper.
  • It is a color printer
  • Data can be transmitted using Wi-Fi, and USB.
  •  This printer supports the page sizes A4, B5, A6, and DL envelope.
  • It can print seven black and white pages per minute and four-color pages per minute. The cost of printing black and white pages is Rs 5.3 and Rs. 7.8 for color pages.
  • You can print borderless photos up to 4R size.
  • You can use one-touch to directly connect to WiFi.

 

4)  Canon Pixma MG2577s

Canon Pixma MG2577s low cost

Price: ₹ 2,649

  •  Connectivity – USB
  • It is an inkjet type printer.
  • It has all in one functionality.i.e you can print, scan and copy using this printer.
  •  The printer can print eight black and white pages per minute and four-color pages per minute. The black and white print will cost Rs. 5.3 and the color pages would cost Rs. 7.8.
  • Ideal usage – Home & Small Office, Low usage ( less than 100 pages per month)
  • The recommended GSM is 64 to 275 plain paper. The paper will jam if the recommended GSM paper is not used.
  • This printer is highly affordable, making it an ideal solution for home use.
  • Extremely easy to connect.
  • It has auto power on the function which will enable you to take print outs with the push of a button.
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5) HP DeskJet 2131

 

low cost home printers

Price: ₹ 2,999

  • It is an inkjet type color printer
  • This is an all in one type of printer. i .e. it can print, scan and copy. The printer has a flatbed scanner and print color prints.
  • The printer only has USB connectivity.
  • It can print 7 black and white prints per minute and 5 color prints per minute.
  • This would cost you RS. 5 per black and white print and Rs. 7 per color print.
  • It is ideal for home and small office use and can print only up to 1000 pages per month.
  • It can easily be set up and is compact in size and design.

6) Canon MG2570S

Canon low cost home printers

Price: ₹ 2,989.

  • The printer is of the inkjet type.
  • It is an all in one color printer which can be used for printing, scanning, and copying.
  • It is compatible with Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Mac OS X v10.6.8 and later.
  • This can print 8 black and white pages per minute and 4 color pages per minute.
  • It would cost you Rs.5 to print one black and white printout and Rs.8 to print one color print out.
  • It is suitable for Home and small office use where you can print up to 100 prints per month.
  • The print resolution is 4800×600

7) HP DeskJet 2132

low budget home printers

Price: ₹ 3,699

  • The printer is of the inkjet type.
  • It is an all in one color printer which can be used for printing, scanning, and copying.
  • It is compatible with Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Mac OS X v10.6.8 and later.
  • The printer can print 8 black and white pages per minute and 6 color pages per minute.
  • It would cost you Rs.5 to print one black and white printout and Rs.7 to print one color print out.
  • It is suitable for Home and small office use where you can print up to 1000 prints per month.
  • The print resolution is 4800 x 1200.

 

8) HP DeskJet 2622

HP DeskJet 2622

Price: ₹ 4,499

  • The printer is of the inkjet type.
  • It is an all in one color printer which can be used for printing, scanning, and copying.
  • It has WiFi and USB connectivity.
  • This printer is compatible with Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Mac OS X v10.6.8 and later.
  • This can print 6 black and white pages per minute and 6 color pages per minute.
  • It would cost you Rs.5 to print one black and white printout and Rs.7 to print one color print out.
  • It is suitable for Home and small office use where you can print up to 100 prints per month.
  • The print resolution is 4800 x 1200.
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9) Canon Pixma 3077S

Canon Pixma 3077S

Price: ₹ 5,690

  • The printer is of the inkjet type.
  • It is an all in one color printer which can be used for printing, scanning, and copying.
  • It has WiFi and USB connectivity.
  • This is compatible with Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Mac OS X v10.6.8 and later.
  • It can print 8 black and white pages per minute and 4 color pages per minute.
  • The printer would cost you Rs.5 to print one black and white printout and Rs.7 to print one color print out.
  • It is suitable for Home and small office use where you can print up to 100 prints per month.
  • The print resolution is 4800 x 1200.

 

10) Canon Pixma G1010

Canon Pixma G1010

 

Price: ₹ 6,299

  • The printer is of the ink tank type. Although, initially costlier than inkjet type, these printers are budget-friendly in the long run.
  • This is an all in one color printer which can be used for printing, scanning, and copying.
  • It has only WiFi and USB connectivity.
  • The printer is compatible with Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Mac OS X v10.6.8 and later.
  • It can print 9 black and white pages per minute and 5 color pages per minute.
  • The printer would cost you 8 paise to print one black and white printout and 21 paise to print one color print out.
  • It is suitable for Home and small office use where you can print up to 300 prints per month.
  • The print resolution is 4800 x 1200.
  • Don’t buy, if you own a MAC. It can only connect to PCs.
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