Canon i-SENSYS LBP253x

Fully-featured, intuitive and compact A4 B&W laser printer designed for small corporate workgroups.

This fast, compact A4 B&W laser printer stands out for its quality, simplicity and value-for-money. It features a colour touch screen, NFC and a host of flexible connectivity options.


  • Compact and robust A4 B&W laser printer with NFC ideal for small workgroups
  • Produces high quality documents at a productive 33 ppm
  • Easy operation using the intuitive colour touch screen
  • Consistent reliability and quality via Canon All-in-One toner cartridge
  • Print direct from any compatible tablet or smartphone via NFC Touch & Print
  • Enjoy PC-less printing direct from a USB Flash memory key
  • Print confidential documents securely with PIN code protection
  • Mobile and cloud ready with AirPrint?, Mopria and Google Cloud Print support
  • Free Canon app to get the most out of iOS and Android devices
  • Network and workflow support including Wi-Fi, PCL5e/6, Adobe? PostScript? and uniFLOW

Key Features

  • Automatic double sided printingAutomatic double sided printing
  • Use and share over networkUse and share over network
  • USB connectionUSB connection
  • Colour Touch PanelColour Touch Panel
  • +1 Optional Paper Cassette+1 Optional Paper Cassette
  • PCL PrintingPCL Printing
  • PostScript PrintingPostScript Printing
  • Secure printSecure print
  • Use and share wirelesslyUse and share wirelessly
  • Use and share wirelesslyUse and share wirelessly
  • Tablet and smartphone readyTablet and smartphone ready
  • Touch & PrintTouch & Print

Detailed Features

The perfect introduction to workgroup printing

Small teams will find it quick and easy to print high quality documents with this impressively equipped A4 B&W laser printer. The i-SENSYS LBP253x?s compact size and smart looks are ideal in customer-facing or busy working environments. And you?ll complete everyday tasks faster with rapid 33 ppm output and the ability to start printing from idle or standby in just a few seconds.

Intuitive to operate

You?ll achieve great results straight out of the box thanks to the LBP253x?s intuitive 8.9 cm touch screen. It puts the printer?s smart, time saving features just a tap or two away: so even inexperienced users can access the LBP253x?s full potential with ease. Consistent reliability and renewed quality are ensured every time you change your toner thanks to Canon?s easy-to-replace All-in-one cartridge design ? also available in a longer-lasting high yield version.

Great support for mobile and cloud

Today?s workers enjoy the flexibility of moving seamlessly between locations and devices. But no matter how or where you choose to work, your LBP253x is always ready and accessible. Print from your iPhone? or iPad? via Apple AirPrint?, or your Android/Google device thanks to Mopria compatibility. For organisations utilising Google in the workplace, the LBP253x comes Google Cloud Print-ready.

Connect and print with ease

For extra simplicity and flexibility, why not use the LBP253x?s Touch & Print NFC connectivity? Pair any compatible mobile device then print directly using the Canon PRINT Business app: it?s as easy as that. Alternatively, choose the LBP253x?s PC-less printing option that lets you print and preview PDF, JPEG or TIFF files direct from a USB Flash key. With thoughtful features like these, you?ll find the LBP253x accommodates every print scenario hassle-free, keeping your business running smoothly.

Protecting your information and your bottom line

Enjoy peace of mind using the Secure Print function that enables you to securely print private and confidential documents from your PC, tablet or smartphone using a PIN code. The LBP253x protects your profitability too, with features like double-sided printing that reduce wasted paper, and Auto Shutdown that conserves electricity when your printer?s not in use.

Network and integration-ready

The LBP253x offers sophisticated networking capabilities that fit seamlessly into larger corporate environments. Support for PCL5e/6 and Adobe? PostScript? makes this an ideal choice for managed environments; while the Remote User Interface saves valuable time because IT Managers can monitor and update settings without making a site visit. Support for Canon?s uniFLOW output management platform will be welcomed by managed print service and Canon fleet operators, making this a great value all-round performer.


Product Specifications


Print speed Single sided: Up to 33 ppm (A4)
Double sided: Up to 16.8 ipm (A4)
Printing method Monochrome laser beam printing
Print quality Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi
Print resolution Up to 600 x 600 dpi
Warm-up time Approx. 16 seconds or less from power on
First Page Out Time Approx. 6 seconds
Recommended Monthly Print Volume 750 - 3,000 pages per month
Duty cycle Max. 50,000 pages per month?
Print margins 5 mm-top, bottom, left and right
Advanced printing features Secure Print
Print from USB memory key (JPEG/TIFF/PDF)
Touch & Print (NFC)
Google Cloud Print Ready
iOS: AirPrint, Canon PRINT Business app
Android; Mopria certified, Canon Print Service Plug-in, Canon PRINT Business app


Paper input (Standard) 250-sheet cassette
50-sheet multi-purpose tray
Paper input (Option) 500-sheet cassette
Paper output 150-sheet face down, 1 sheet face up
Media types Plain paper, Recycled Paper, Heavy Paper,
Label, Envelope, Post card
Media sizes Cassette (Standard and optional)
Custom sizes (Width: 105.0 to 215.9mm Length: 148.0 to 355.6mm)
Multi-purpose tray:
A4, B5, A5, A6, LGL, LTR, EXECUTIVE, STATEMENT, FOOLSCAP, 16K, Envelope COM-10, Monarch, DL, C5, Index Card,
Custom sizes (Width: 76.2 to 215.9mm Length: 127.0 to 355.6mm)
Media weights Cassette (Standard and optional): 60 to 120 g/m?
Multi-purpose tray: 60 to 163 g/m?
Double sided printing Automatic (Only A4/LTR/LGL)


Power requirements 220-240V (?10%) 50/60Hz (?2Hz)
Power consumption Maximum: Approx. 1150W or less
Active: Approx. 550W or less
Standby: Approx. 12.1W or less
Sleep: Approx.1W or less?
Power switch off: 0.1W or less
Typical Electricity Consumption (TEC): 1.2kWh/week
Idle time required to enter sleep mode: 3-60 min (default: 3 min)
Idle time required to enter Auto Shutdown: 4 hours (default)
Noise level Sound power?:
Active: 70.6 dB
Standby: Inaudible
Sound pressure?:
Active: 53 dB
Standby: Inaudible
Dimensions (W x D x H) 403 mm x 377 mm x 317 mm
Weight Approx. 12.4 kg
Operating environment Temperature: 10 to 30?C (50 to 86?F)
Humidity 20 to 80% RH (no condensation)
Control panel 8.9 cm LCD Colour Touch Screen


Processor Speed 525MHz
Memory 1GB
Printer Languages UFRII (Ultra Fast Rendering), PCL5e, PCL6, Adobe? PostScript?
Fonts 93 PCL fonts, 136 PS fonts
Interface and connectivity USB 2.0 High-Speed, 10BASE-T/100 BASE-TX/1000BASE-T, Wireless 802.11b/g/n, Wireless Direct Connection
Software and Printer Management Remote User Interface (RUI),
SSID Tool,
Department ID Management,
Toner Status Tool,
iW Management Console: Server-based software for centralised management of a fleet of devices
eMaintenance: embedded RDS allows remote eMaintenance services such as meter capture, automatic consumables management and remote diagnostics.
uniFLOW Compatibility with embedded uniFLOW Login Device Client
Operating Systems Compatibility Windows? 10 / Windows? 8.1 / Windows? 8 / Windows? 7 / Server? 2012R2 / Server? 2012 / Server? 2008R2 / Server? 2008 / Server? 2003 / Vista
Mac OS X version 10.5.8 & up


All-in-One cartridges Standard: Cartridge 719 (2,100 pages?)?
High yield: Cartridge 719 H (6,400 pages?)?


Items PAPER FEEDER PF-44 (500-sheet cassette)