SOURCE: Konica Minolta Business Solutions

Konica Minolta Business Solutions

August 18, 2016 12:30 ET

Konica Minolta Multi Function Devices Earn Editor's Choice Awards From Better Buys for Business

bizhub® C227, C287 and C258 Wins in Category for Color Multi Function Products (MFP)

RAMSEY, NJ--(Marketwired - August 18, 2016) - Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) today announces it has been recognized for its A3 Color Multifunction Printers (MFPs) bizhub C227, C287 and C258 by receiving the Better Buys for Business Editor's Choice Award. Winners represent the top manufacturers in the industry and are compiled from in-depth analysis of recently released office equipment products. Konica Minolta's series was recognized for embodying the upgraded features to the INFO-Palette design panel, as well as for enhanced security features and security compliance.

The latest entries in Konica Minolta's color Multi function printer lineup were noted for their INFO-Palette Design control panel, which consists of a seven-inch color screen and includes a touch-and-swipe functionality commonly found on mobile devices. Better Buys for Business touted the series as "powerful, nicely featured devices."

The C227 and C287 were also recognized for many security features as well as multi-touch interface for intuitive control, plus optional voice guidance system to provide audible control instructions.

Konica Minolta's newest medium-sized color MFP, the bizhub C258 provides the above features and additional productivity enhancements including fast 25-ppm printing and a nine-inch control panel, where users can access downloadable apps directly from the bizhub MarketPlace.

Better Buys for Business, an experienced team of office equipment analysts and experts, provides objective product reviews to help consumers make informed buying decisions about all types of office equipment. The research involves real-world performance testing of equipment, and the models selected for the Editor's Choice Award serve as a benchmark of high quality, exceptional performance and real value.

"Konica Minolta is honored to receive the esteemed Better Buys for Businesses' Editor's Choice Awards for more than ten consecutive years," said Kevin Kern, senior vice president, Business Intelligence Solutions and Product Planning. "This recognition underscores our commitment to deliver innovative, high-performance products to our customers."

"Konica Minolta has consistently upgraded its color MFP line with new features while retaining its stronger ones," said Melissa Pardo-Bunte, editor, Better Buys for Business. "We especially like the upgraded control panel that allows users to connect to the MFP from a mobile device as well as a standard web browser for accessing commonly-used apps."

About Konica Minolta

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. is a leader in information management focused on enterprise content, technology optimization and cloud services. Our portfolio of offerings deliver solutions to improve our customers' speed to market, manage technology costs, and facilitate the sharing of information to increase productivity. The All Covered IT Services division offers a range of IT strategy, support, project and cloud computing solutions across all verticals. Konica Minolta has won numerous awards and recognition, including placement in the Leaders Quadrant on the Gartner 2015 Magic Quadrant for Managed Print Services (MPS) and Managed Content Services (MCS). Konica Minolta has been recognized as the #1 Brand for Customer Loyalty in the MFP Office Copier Market by Brand Keys for nine consecutive years. Konica Minolta, Inc. has also been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for four years in a row. For more information, please visit: and follow Konica Minolta on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter @konicaminoltaus.

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