Canon Pixma G1000 printer Review

Few months back , Canon India has launched its  four new PIXMA G series printers; G1000, G2000, G2002, G3000 of CISS printers. The PIXMA G Series range starts from Rs. 9595/- for the basic model and goes up to Rs. 16795/- for the wireless model.

Today, I will tell my experience with Canon Pixma G1000. It is the basic model of entire PIXMA G series printers.

Inside The Box:

Inside the box, user will get Printer, two cords, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black inks, two Cartridges and CD.



Specifications for PIXMA G1000


Interface                     Hi-Speed USB

Paper Output Tray  A4, Letter = 50, Legal = 10


Prints                                                   A 4 x 6 borderless photo in 60secs

Maximum Printing  Resolution      4800 (horizontal)*1 x 1200 (vertical) dpi

Print Head / Ink Type                       Individual Ink Bottle

Number of Nozzles                         Total 1,472 nozzles

Ink Droplet Size                              2pl min

Ink Bottle                                        GI-790 (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black)

Paper Handling

Plain Paper                             A4, A5, B5, Letter = 100, Legal = 10

High Resolution Paper (HR-101N)         A4 = 80

Photo Paper Plus Glossy II (PP-201)       4 x 6 = 20

Photo Paper Pro Luster (LU-101)           A4 = 10

Photo Paper Plus Semi-Gloss (SG-201)         4 x 6 = 20

Glossy Photo Paper Everyday Use (GP-601)    A4 = 10, 4 x 6 = 20

Glossy Photo Paper Everyday Use (GP-508)    A4 = 10, 4 x 6 = 20

Matte Photo Paper (MP-101)                A4 = 10, 4 x 6 = 20

Envelope                                European DL/US Com. #10 = 10

Operating Environment

Temperature        5 – 35 Deg C

Humidity           10 – 90% RH (no dew condensation)

Recommended Environment

Temperature                15 – 30 Deg C

Humidity                     10 – 80% RH (no dew condensation)


Power AC    100 – 240V; 50 / 60Hz

Power Consumption

OFF                                                                                          Approx. 0.4W

Standby (scanning lamp is off)(USB connection to PC)   Approx. 0.8W

Copying (USB connection to PC)                                            Approx. 13W


Regulation                             RoHS (EU, China), WEEE (EU)

Eco-Label                                 Energy Star

Dimension(W x D x H)  

Approx. 445 x 330 x 135mm


Weight    Approx. 4.3kg 


1 Year Manufacturer Warranty


Canon Pixma G1000 printer use Full-photolithography Inkjet Nozzle engineering, or FINE technology for short, to create high-density print heads with microscopic ink droplet sizes. This technology enables the printers to achieve high resolution images with incredible photo-quality. The Canon PIXMA Integrated Hybrid Ink system further optimizes printing which results in vivid and vibrant photographs and sharp text documents. PIXMA G Series printers can also print borderless photographs up to A4 size.


Canon Pixma G1000 printer features new integrated refillable ink tanks with print yield as high as 6000 pages mono prints and 7000 pages color prints. The printers have individual ink tanks for Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black. The replacement ink bottles are priced at only Rs. 499/- per unit.


Built-in integrated ink tanks create a compact printer body. Users can also view remaining ink levels easily at a glance.

Canon Pixma G1000 printer supports Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 7 SP1, Windows Vista SP2, Windows XP SP3 32-bit, and Mac OS (OS X v10.7.5 – OS X v10.10) operating systems. Hard disk space for Windows, it should be 3.5GB and for Mac OS, it should be 2GB. For Mac OS, an internet connection is required during software installation. An internet connection is also required to use Easy-WebPrint EX and all the Online Manual.

Display for both operating system should be XGA  1024 x 768.


Canon Pixma G1000 printer is good for home use. Users can keep it any corner of their home due to its very compact design.  Users can also view remaining ink levels easily at a glance. News Service

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