New Brother Inkjet All-in-One Features Included Ink Cartridges Good for Printing for up to Two Years


Brother’s New MFC‐J985DW color inkjet All-in-One.

Brother International today added two new A4 color inkjet All-in-Ones to its INKvestment series, the MFC‐J985DW ($199.99 ESP), which it says prints a black-and-white page for less than a penny and color pages for less than a nickel, and the MFC‐J985DW XL ($299.99 estimated street pricing), which it says includes 12 INKvestment cartridges, eliminating the need to purchase ink for up to two years (based on an average monthly print volume of approximately 300 pages consisting of 70-percent black pages and 30 percent color pages, with page yield in accordance with the ISO/IEC 24711 test method).

The Brother INKvestment Super High‐yield black cartridge yields up to 2,400 pages, and is priced at less than $25 while the Brother INKvestment Super High‐yield color cartridge yields up to 1,200 pages, and is priced at less than $15.

xl with included carts

Brother’s new MFC‐J985DW XL with included ink cartridges.

XL Ink Cartridges Provide up to Two Years’ Worth of Ink in the Box

The $299.99 MFC‐J985DW XL consists of the MFC‐J985DW bundled with 12 Super High‐yield INKvestment cartridges.

Features of note for the new All-in-Ones – which are the same except that the XL version includes additional ink cartridges – include:

Cloud Services 

  • Scan documents to popular Web-based file-sharing and storing sites such as Google Drive, Dropbox, and Evernote.
  • Scan documents to Brother Cloud Apps such as Office, Outline & Copy, Outline & Scan, Outline & Remove, NoteScan, and CreativeCenter.

Mobile Productivity

  • Print from almost any device including smartphones, tablets, laptops, and desktop computers, all via wireless connectivity with Wi‐Fi Direct connectivity (with no router required).
  • Mobile-device capability via Apple AirPrint, Google Cloud Print,  Mopria, Wi‐Fi Direct, Near Field Communication (NFC), and Brother iPrint&Scan9

Touchscreen Display

  • 2.7” touchscreen display.

Business Features

  • Automatic duplex printing.
  • 20 sheet auto‐document feeder.

Brother is providing a two‐year limited warranty for the two new All-in-Ones, which are available online now, and at Staples, Office Depot, OfficeMax, Best Buy, Amazon, and other retailers.

Other Specifications

May 2016 INkvestment models

For more information and complete specifications on the MFC-J984DW, visit Brother here, and here for the MFC-J985DW XL.

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