A lot of people are confused and uncertain when they have to choose between HP Envy 7640 and Canon Pixma MX922. Both products are wireless all-in-one printers. Yet, they are priced quite differently. HP Envy 7640 is initially more expensive than Canon Pixma MX922. As the two products are designed to serve multiple purposes, it is quite difficult to compare the two. However, you can take some breath and get yourself some warm coffee first, because we have already written some comparisons between the two products to help you decide!
One of the very first thing that we should consider when choosing between two printer models is, of course, the output quality. The two products are designed to perform printing, copying, scanning, and faxing. For printing, HP Envy 7640 has a maximum resolution of 1200 x 1200 dpi for black-and-white, 4800 x 1200 dpi for color. On the other hand, Canon Pixma MX922 only has 600 x 600 dpi for black-and-white printing, but it can deliver up to 9600 x 2400 dpi for color printing! Usually, we will not need so much quality for black-and-white printing, especially for text documents, archives, and drafts. At the contrast, we will certainly benefit from a higher color printing resolution, allowing us to produce better quality images.
Quite interestingly, Canon Pixma MX922 also comes with a better scanner than HP Envy 7640. The scanner of Canon Pixma MX922 has an optical resolution of 2400 x 4800 dpi, while the scanner of HP Envy 7640 is only 1200 x 1200 dpi. Needless to say, Canon Pixma MX922 can scan and copy documents with higher quality than HP Envy 7640. Anyway, please also read this related versus: Canon Pixma MX922 vs. HP OfficeJet Pro 8610.
Canon Pixma MX922 can print faster than HP Envy 7640 with 15 ISO ppm for black-and-white printing and 10 ISO ppm for color printing (the contender’s are only 14 ISO ppm and 9 ISO ppm, respectively). HP Envy 7640 is able to fax documents in approximately 4 seconds per page, save up to 100 pages in the fax memory, and contain up to 120 number in the speed dials. Meanwhile, Canon Pixma MX922 is able to fax documents in approximately 3 seconds per page, save up to 250 pages in the fax memory, and store 100 number in the speed dials.
HP Envy 7640 is armed with 125-sheet input tray, 15-sheet photo tray, 25-sheet automatic document feeder (ADF) tray, and 25-sheet output tray. On the opposite, Canon Pixma MX922 has 250-sheet plain paper lower cassette, 20-sheet (4” x 6” photo papers) upper cassette, and 35-sheet ADF tray. Both models are armed with built-in Wi-Fi, and are compatible with various wireless and mobile printing apps like AirPrint and Google Cloud Print.
HP Envy 7640 vs. Canon Pixma MX922
For the fullest value for your money, you should choose Canon Pixma MX922. It has better output quality and performance.