Konica Minolta Launches Sleek and Quiet bizhub C20 Series of All-in-One Printers

Newest bizhub AIOs are Cost-Effective Compact Alternatives for Satellite Offices, Franchise Retail Locations


Newest bizhub AIOs are Cost-Effective Compact Alternatives for Satellite Offices, Franchise Retail Locations

Ramsey, N.J. - October 16, 2008 - Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), a leading provider of advanced imaging and networking technologies for the desktop to the print shop, today unveiled the bizhub® C20 Series of all-in-one printers (AIO).  Serving both small offices and multi-platform workgroups with seamless productivity, the sleek bizhub C20 and bizhub C20X AIOs are color tandem, multifunctional document services workhorses.

Equipped with Konica Minolta's new Emperon® 5.1 print system and Simitri® HD color polymerized toner, the bizhub C20 Series delivers enhanced vibrant scans, prints and photos - while operating at a very quiet 54 decibels when printing.  The bizhub C20 Series also features a built-in duplexer and reversing automatic document feeder for convenient two-sided printing, copying, and scanning.  With fast print and copy speeds of 25 pages per minute in color and black and white, these AIOs allow users to move quickly from one print job to the next.

"This new addition to the bizhub AIO line provides a vital one-stop document center for workgroups and small offices," said Dino Pagliarello, senior manager, product marketing, office/workgroup products, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. "With the high demand for efficient, high-performance printing solutions, users can rely on the enhanced capabilities of the bizhub C20 Series to provide high-level productivity."

The bizhub C20 Series is driven by Gigabit Ethernet interface to bring PS/PCL/XPS support to an entire team of Windows, Macintosh and Linux users; and uses 9600 x 600 dpi-class contone resolution to produce quality prints.  The bizhub C20 Series is also equipped with PageScope® software that puts the user in control with user and administration management tools.  As an added bonus, the bizhub C20 Series comes standard with a one year (bizhub C20) or three year (bizhub C20X) on-site warranty.

Pricing and Availability
The bizhub C20 Series is available now through Konica Minolta's North American direct sales and authorized dealer channels.  The manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) for the bizhub C20 is $2,116, and the bizhub C20X is $2,765.

About Konica Minolta
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. is a leader in advanced imaging and networking technologies for the desktop to the print shop.  In 2008, Konica Minolta was recognized as the #1 Brand for Customer Loyalty in the MFP Office Copier Market by Brand Keys.  For more information, please visit www.kmbs.konicaminolta.us
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James Norberto
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+1 201.825.4000
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Konica Minolta is a trademark of Konica Minolta Holdings, Inc.  bizhub, Emperon, and PageScope are registered trademarks of Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.  Simitri is a registered trademark of Konica Minolta Business Solutions, U.S.A., Inc.  All other trademarks mentioned in this document are the property of their respective owners.