Canon has introduced Lide 120 and 220 color scanners to the markets. Both the devices boast good specs. They have been priced at 59 and 89 dollars (around Rs 3500 and 5000 in India), hence the 2 imaging devices are highly affordable.
Weighing 1.4 kilograms, Lide 120 can scan in 2400 x 4800 dpi resolution. Cannon 220 supports operations in 4800 x 4800 dots per inch resolution. It weighs around 1.59 kg. Both of them include a send button. When it is pressed, the scanner will allow you to email, archive and save documents.
Lide 220 and 120 use current from a USB port to function. Hence, they are energy-efficient. They can automatically adjust the contrast, brightness and color levels of documents and pictures.
These 2 scanners under 100 dollars (7000 Rupees) pack with a Z-lid expansion top. Thus, they can scan thick files as well. Canon Lide 120 and 220 support my image garden software. This application comes with a face recognition tool. It allows users to apply various types of filters on the pictures in any formats.
This software can adjust the layout of the scanned files automatically. It is free to download. My Image garden can run on all versions of Apple MAC and Microsoft Windows OS. It can be used to create greeting cards, collages, and cool stickers.
- The USB port is the power source.
- Supports imaging in high resolutions.
- Highly portable.
- Compatible with canon scanner software.
- Lightweight and affordable.
- Supports cloud storage.
Canon Lide 220 and 120 Price in India: Within Rs 3000 to 5000.
The above 2 scanners are good alternatives to other similar devices within the 4000 to 8000 Rs price bracket. They are suitable for homes, students, and offices. They can be also used by small photo studios.