Buying a printer on a budget does not have to mean getting a printer without any special features. There are several printers under $50 that offer great value along with several great features.
HP Deskjet 2050 All-in-One Printer. Retails for $49.
The HP DJ2050 is an all in one printer can save you even more money on ink and paper by making it easy to combine content from multiple web pages onto one page with the HP Smart Web Printing feature.
The replacement ink for this printer is the HP 61 series: HP 61XL black, HP 61XL tri-color. The printing scanning and copy options are clear and simple that can be used directly from the printer, allowing you to bypass your computer for quick print jobs.
Lexmark X2670 All-in-One Printer/Scanner/Copier. Retails for $49
The Lexmark is a fast printer for this price range with 26 pages per minutes black and 19 pages per minute color. The X2670 all in one printer handles several media sizes from envelopes to index cards as well as all standard paper sizes.
Canon PIXMA MP280 Photo All-in-One Printer. Retails for $38.
For a photo printer, the Canon is a great deal. In addition to the standard printing, scanning and copying functions, you can print borderless photos. The replacement ink for this printers includes the PG-210, PG210 XL black ink cartridge, CL-211, CL-211 XL color ink jet cartridge.