Lexmark CX725de Review

By
Joanna Furlong
,
business.com writer
| Updated
Oct 04, 2018

Lexmark specializes in manufacturing printers and digital imaging products, unlike its competitors that make lots of different types of hardware. It offers a range of printers for small and midsize businesses as well as enterprises and large businesses. The company also sells toner, ink and replacement parts. The CX725de model is a fast, easy-to-use copier and printer that's well suited for businesses with large workgroups.  

Lexmark CX725de

Lexmark CX725de

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The Verdict

The Lexmark CX725de digital copier is perfect for small businesses seeking a speedy, easy-to-use machine.

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Plans and Pricing

Lexmark printers must be purchased through an authorized dealer. Many big-box retailers, including Staples, are authorized resellers. The MSRP for the CX725de is $2,739.59. The company recommends you only fill its machines with Genuine Lexmark Supplies, which are warranted to be free of defects, or the company promises to exchange or repair the product.

The company offers a range of warranties. The base limited warranty that this copier comes with lasts 12 months. The company website features a library of manuals, support documentation, drivers and other downloads. You can also contact technical support through live chat or email, and you can call Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. EST.

Features

The Lexmark CX725de is a classic all-in-one color laser printer. You can do it all in color – scan, print, fax and copy – from one device. It's designed for midsize to large workgroups, hitting an impressive print and copy speed of 50 ppm for both black-and-white and color. It supports paper sizes ranging from standard envelopes and letter paper to legal forms. It can also handle various of media, including card stock.

As for volume, the CX725de supports 650 sheets in the input tray, along with 100 in the multipurpose feeder. You have the option to expand the sheet tray's capacity to 2,300. Its monthly duty cycle goes up to 150,000. While it offers a high volume of pages per minute, it also delivers a fast time to first color copy – just seven seconds (6.6 seconds for black-and-white copies). You can reduce your images to 25 percent or enlarge by as much as 400 percent if you need.

The CX725de is functional straight out of the box. Its user-friendly, 7-inch color display can be activated by fingertip, nail or pen. Duplexing is fully integrated. Beyond the standard USB connectivity, the CX725de offers Ethernet with an option for wireless. Inside you'll find a 1.2GHz quad-core processor and 4GB of memory.

The CX725de is designed to help protect businesses from cyberthreats, with integrated security features such as secure remote management, Active Directory integration and encrypted hard disks.

Drawbacks

As a relatively inexpensive copier, the Lexmark CX725de has a lower speed and output than some premium models in our review. However, small businesses might be pleased with this trade-off for a lower price.

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Lexmark CX725de

Lexmark CX725de

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The Verdict

The Lexmark CX725de digital copier is perfect for small businesses seeking a speedy, easy-to-use machine.

Joanna Furlong
Joanna Furlong
Joanna Furlong is a freelance writer and content strategist based in Southern California. Her background is in digital marketing, but she’s been writing professionally for more than 10 years. She partners with startups, technology companies and small businesses across the U.S. to tell their brand stories through compelling content. And, she loves to report on the intersection where business, management and technology collide.