Reducing running costs should be the primary concern when purchasing a new device. We are no longer in the days of technology vs price. Nearly all manufactorers are well advanced and able to provide machines that will do the job.
We may hear companies like Fuji Xerox boasting that they invented the photocopier hence there machines do prittier pictures. Ladys and gentleman every company nowadays are fully capable of producing a pritty picture.
Running costs on Average
The average cost per page is around 7-10c colour and .07-.01 black and white.