Some highly rated compact portable printers include the Canon iP2820 and the Epson WorkForce WF-100. These printers receive average reviewer ratings of at least four out of five possible stars at Amazon.com and Staples.com as of November 2015.
The Canon iP2820 inkjet printer weighs 5 pounds and is 16.8 inches in length, 9.3 inches in width and 5.3 inches in height. It features a maximum resolution of 4800 x 600 DPI. Its auto power on feature automatically powers up the printer when it receives a print request via a USB connection. It has an average reviewer rating of four out of five possible stars at Amazon.com, based on 381 customer reviews, and it retails for $41.
With a weight of 3.5 pounds, a length of 12.2 inches, a width of 6.1 inches and a height of 2.4 inches, the Epson WorkForce WF-100 is billed as the lightest and smallest mobile printer on the market. It has a built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery and connects wirelessly or via USB cable to many types of devices, including laptops, tablets and cellphones. It has an average reviewer rating of 4.5 out of five possible stars at Staples.com, based on 32 customer reviews, and retails for $299.