SOURCE: Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.

July 07, 2010 15:49 ET

Konica Minolta Delivers Superior Color and Full Functionality With First A4 Color MFP

bizhub C35 Enhances Productivity With Streamlined Workflow and Latest Security Features

RAMSEY, NJ--(Marketwire - July 7, 2010) -  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 announced the availability of the bizhub® C35, Konica Minolta's first color A4 Multifunctional Product (MFP -- print, copy, fax, and scan all in one system). Combining compact design with full-functionality and advanced input/output capabilities, the bizhub C35 meets the needs of demanding work environments from small workgroups to large- and medium-sized organizations.

Offering fast output speeds of up to 31 pages per minutes (ppm) in color and monochrome and first printout in under 13 seconds, the bizhub C35 incorporates a variety of standard advanced features for higher productivity including: a reversing auto document feeder, auto duplexing of stock up to 110 lb. index, and a high-capacity 120 GB hard disk drive for on-board digital document storage. The bizhub C35 also adds sophisticated document security features (user authentication/restriction, encrypted PDF, HDD overwrite, HDD encryption) that ensure documents are safe, and document management tools that today's digital era customer demands.

"Introducing our first A4 color MFP is part of our commitment to ensuring that customers can count on Konica Minolta for a comprehensive approach to satisfying all their digital imaging needs," said Kevin Kern, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. "Whether as a standalone system or to complement a larger deployment of A3 systems throughout an organization, the bizhub C35 delivers an unmatched range of standard features and the market-leading performance expected of the Konica Minolta product line."

The bizhub C35 features Konica Minolta's proprietary Simitri® HD Color Polymerized Toner for sharper text and enhanced fine detail, as well as the full suite of PageScope® application solutions for improved overall productivity. Facilitating easy sharing and distribution of information, the bizhub C35 offers wide scanning functionality such as direct scan to Email, FTP, SMB, USB and hard disk. Scan formats cover TIFF, JPEG, XPS as well as compact and encrypted PDF. A secure printing function offers restricted access so that users have to authenticate directly at the unit's operating panel. Safe network communication from and to the devices is ensured by encryption using the IPsec protocol, IP filtering and IPP Over SSL, amongst others. With this comprehensive security functionality, the bizhub C35 is in evaluation for ISO 15408 EAL 3.

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Pricing and Availability
The bizhub C35 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 C35 is $3,499.

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. For the third consecutive year, 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.CountOnKonicaMinolta.com and follow Konica Minolta on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter.

Konica Minolta is a registered trademark of Konica Minolta Holdings, Inc. bizhub and PageScope are registered trademarks of Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc. Simitri is a registered trademark of Konica Minolta Business Solutions. All other trademarks mentioned in this document are the property of their respective owners.