Epson Introduces Powerful, High-Speed WorkForce Pro All-in-One Printers with Compact Space-Saving Design

WorkForce Pro WF-4700-Series and WorkForce Pro WF-3720 Powered by PrecisionCore Offer up to 50 Percent Lower Printing Costs vs. Color Laser, Offering Affordable Print-Shop-Quality Performance

 LONG BEACH, Calif. – April 19, 2017 – Epson America, Inc., a leading provider of superior performing printing solutions, today announced the Epson WorkForce® Pro WF-4700-Series and WorkForce Pro WF-3720 all-in-one printers designed for small businesses. Powered by PrecisionCore® technology, the WorkForce Pro WF-4740, WF-4730, WF-4720, and WF-3720 deliver Performance Beyond Laser™ for sharp black text and print-shop-quality color graphics. Offering powerful, high-speed performance and a compact space-saving design, the WorkForce Pro all-in-one printers address the needs of today’s tightly-spaced and fast-paced businesses.

“Small businesses are continuously looking for ways to boost productivity while saving costs. Epson understands this, and continues to expand its color printing solutions to fit the needs of a range of business users,” said Nils Madden, marketing director, Desktop Imaging and Printing, Epson America. “The new Epson WorkForce Pro printers deliver increased performance in a new space saving design, providing users economic benefits to keep running their businesses efficiently.”

WorkForce Pro all-in-one printers are economical, offering up to 30 and 50 percent lower printing costs vs. color laser1 varying by model. All models include easy, wireless iPad®, iPhone®, Android tablet and smartphone printing2, as well as Wi-Fi Direct®3 and NFC4 for network-free printing. The printers also boost workflow productivity and efficiency with its advanced features, efficiency and reliability.

Laser-like Performance: Powered by PrecisionCore

The WorkForce WF-4700-Series and WF-3720 are powered by PrecisionCore, Epson’s next generation technology. PrecisionCore features Epson’s advanced thin-film piezoelectric (TFP®) elements, which are produced via a MEMS manufacturing process using semiconductor micro-fabrication techniques. At the core of this proprietary technology is the PrecisionCore MicroTFP print chip that can be arrayed in various printhead configurations. Each nozzle on the printhead delivers up to 50,000 droplets per second for increased precision and print quality.

WorkForce Pro WF-4740 high-speed, heavy-duty all-in-one printer for ultimate productivity features the fastest color print speed in its class5 at 24 ISO ppm (black) and 22 ISO ppm (color), up to 50 percent lower printing costs vs. laser1, and a 500-sheet capacity with two paper trays to accommodate different sizes and media types. With a 50-page Auto Document Feeder, auto 2-sided printing, copying, scanning, and faxing, and a 4.3” color touchscreen LCD, the WF-4740 is ideal for busy workgroups.

WorkForce Pro WF-4730also, a high-speed, high-volume all-in-one printer that features the fastest color print speed in its class5 at 20 ISO ppm (black) and 20 ISO ppm (color), up to 50 percent lower printing costs vs. laser1, and a 500-sheet capacity with two paper trays to accommodate different sizes and media types. With a 35-page Auto Document Feeder, auto 2-sided printing, and a 2.7” color touchscreen LCD, the WF-4730 is also ideal for busy workgroups.

WorkForce Pro WF-4720 high-speed, ultra-efficient all-in-one printer features the fastest color print speed in its class5 at 20 ISO ppm (black) and 20 ISO ppm (color), up to 50 percent lower printing costs vs. laser1, and a 250-sheet capacity. With a 35-page Auto Document Feeder, auto 2-sided printing, and faxing, and a 2.7” color touchscreen LCD, the WF-4720 is ideal for small work teams.

WorkForce Pro WF-3720compact, fast all-in-one printer features fast print speeds at 20 ISO ppm (black) and 20 ISO ppm (color), up to 30 percent lower printing costs vs. laser1, and a 250-sheet capacity. With a 35-page Auto Document Feeder, auto 2-sided printing, and faxing, and a 2.7” color touchscreen LCD, the WF-3720 is ideal for small offices.

Pricing and Availability

The Epson WorkForce WF-4740 ($299.99 MSRP), WF-4730 ($199.99 MSRP), and WF-3720 ($149.99 MSRP) will be available on April 19, 2017 and the WF-4720 ($179.99 MSRP) will be available late Spring 2017 through major computer, office and electronic superstores, and the Epson Store, epsonstore.com, as well as channel resellers. For more information and availability, please visit epson.com.


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Epson is a global technology leader dedicated to connecting people, things and information with its original efficient, compact and precision technologies. With a lineup that ranges from inkjet printers and digital printing systems to 3LCD projectors, smart glasses, sensing systems and industrial robots, the company is focused on driving innovations and exceeding customer expectations in inkjet, visual communications, wearables and robotics.

Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises more than 73,000 employees in 91 companies around the world, and is proud of its contributions to the communities in which it operates and its ongoing efforts to reduce environmental impacts.

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Black print speeds are measured in accordance with ISO/IEC 24734. Actual print times will vary based on system configuration, software, and page complexity. For more information, visit www.epson.com/printspeed

1 Up to 30 percent (WF-3720) and up to 50 percent (WF-4720/WF-4730/WF-4734/WF-4740) compared with best-selling, color laser multifunction printers priced at $299 (USD) or less, as of August 2016. Calculation based on continuous printing with highest-capacity individual cartridges sold in retail. Actual savings will vary based on print task and use conditions

2 Most features require an Internet connection to the printer, as well as an Internet- and/or email-enabled device. For a list of Epson Connect enabled printers and compatible devices and apps, visit www.epson.com/connect

3 Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™; level of performance subject to the range of the router being used. Wi-Fi Direct may require printer software.

4 NFC requires use of a device that includes NFC, and may require additional software.

5 Compared to best-selling business inkjet printer models priced under $180 (WF-4720), under $200 (WF-4730), under $300 (WF-4740) and color multi-function laser printer models priced under $300. Competitive data gathered from manufacturer websites and third party industry sources as of July 2016.