i-Series = Better Buy

i-Series = Better Buy

Konica Minolta’s bizhub i-Series Honored with Better Buys 2020 Innovative Product of the Year.

New Color MFPs Recognized for Innovative Features that Foster Collaboration within a Mobile Office

Ramsey, NJ, (March 31, 2020) Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) is proud to announce its new bizhub C360i Series has earned Better Buys 2020 Innovative Product of the Year in its color MFP category.

Better Buys evaluates products both individually and compares them against the competition on a range of criteria, including unique features, value to the customer and price. Konica Minolta’s bizhub C360i series was one of only a handful of vendors chosen for this honor.

 

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Konica Minolta’s new bizhub C360i Series has earned Better Buys 2020 Innovative Product of the Year in its color MFP category

 

The bizhub C360i is part of the larger MFP i-Series portfolio. Designed to empower digital workflows more simply and securely, the new i-Series features a modern user interface with a fresh new look boosted with high-performance operation. The simple and intuitive menu layout is built to minimize the number of touches, followed by quick response functionality, so things get done faster. This new generation of bizhub color office units caters to the needs of businesses by servicing as a secure, smart technology hub to augment office connectivity.

“The bizhub i-Series is a significant milestone in office print technology. They serve as smarter printers that connect the workplace more effectively and securely, and we’re honored to be recognized by Better Buys,” said Kevin Kern, Senior Vice President, Business Intelligence Services and Product Planning, Konica Minolta. “The wide breadth of capabilities, coupled with best-in-class service, ignite new opportunities for productivity and innovation towards the future of work.”

Konica Minolta recently announced the expansion of its bizhub i-Series with the launch of three new color A3 MFPs. The new bizhub C450i, bizhub C550i and bizhub C650i offer a choice of 45ppm, 55ppm or 65ppm print speeds, respectively, and boast the same fresh, contemporary exterior design as the current bizhub i-Series models. With great usability features, such as the intelligent media sensor that detects media weight and automatically corrects the media setting, they provide uninterrupted use, while optimizing print quality. They replace the popular and highly successful bizhub C458, bizhub C558 and bizhub C658 models – enhancing Konica Minolta’s offering in the segment with the addition of extended smart capabilities that embrace the way businesses are evolving.

“The bizhub C360i Series represent Konica Minolta’s innovative new line of devices that encourage more collaboration and streamline workflows,” said Melissa Pardo-Bunte, Editor, Better Buys. “It has strong features, such as the customizable touchscreen interface, upgraded security and scalable finishing.”

See Better Buys’ full review of the bizhub C360i i-Series here.

 

#1 Brand for Customer Loyalty

#1 Brand for Customer Loyalty

Konica Minolta has been recognized as the  #1 Brand for Customer Loyalty in the MFP Office Copier Market by Brand Keys for 11 consecutive years!

 

Ramsey, NJ – January 24, 2018 – A remarkable streak in client loyalty continues for its 11th year in a row, as Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), a smart office solutions leader is once again ranked No. 1 in for client loyalty and the highest brand engagement.  Brand Keys, a New York-based client loyalty and engagement consultancy, publishes this annual syndicated study, which examines clients’ relationships with 740 brands in 83 categories. According to the 2018 Brand Keys Customer Loyalty Engagement Index®, the company has been recognized for Brand Loyalty in the “MFP Copier” (Multifunction printer) category.

Brand Keys 23nd annual Customer Loyalty Engagement Index and research consultancy identifies brands that are best able to engage clients by meeting or exceeding their expectations, thereby creating client loyalty. Brand Keys’ Customer Loyalty Engagement Index recognizes the brands that receive the highest loyalty and engagement assessments, and surpass competitors for surprising and delighting clients.

“There is no better testimony to the high quality of our company’s products and services than when it comes right from our clients,” said Kay Du Fernandez, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Konica Minolta. “We are very proud and appreciative to once again be recognized, and we look forward to continuing to provide the highest quality solutions and services to our clients.”

“Konica Minolta deserves particularly special congratulations this year,” said Robert Passikoff, President and Founder, Brand Keys. “Clients have spoken for the 11th year in a row, again determining that Konica Minolta was the brand that best met their very high expectations for technology, efficiency, and productivity.  In addition, Konica Minolta has accomplished this extraordinary feat in the face of shifting category values where only the best-of-the-best were able to maintain their category leadership. We offer them our sincere congratulations for these accomplishments.”

This is the 23nd annual survey conducted by Brand Keys, a New York-based brand engagement and customer loyalty research consultancy (brandkeys). A complete list of the CLEI’s 83 categories and the brands that best emotionally engaged consumers can be found at: http://brandkeys.com/portfolio/customer-loyalty-engagement/