Konica Minolta bizhub C257i

Konica Minolta bizhub C257i

With intelligent usability, next generation security and seamless connectivity, the bizhub C257i brings together people, places and devices to change the way you work. bizhub i-Series is tomorrow’s workplace today.


Key Features

  • 25 ppm Colour MFP
  • Paper formats: A6-A3
  • Custom formats and banner format of up to 1.2 metres length
  • 7-inch colour touch panel with multi-touch support and newly redesigned User Interface for an intuitive and easy to use operation
  • Reduced environmental impact thanks to state-of-the-art technology ensuring competitively low energy consumption – which saves both energy and money
  • Highest data security featuring various security functionalities reduces the risk of data loss and keeps confidential data safe


ISO 15408 Certified

All new i-SERIES


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Direct Print

Driverless printing of PDF, XPS, DOCX, XLSX, PPTX, JPEG, TIFF, PS and PCL

Mobile Printing

Possibility to directly print documents from a mobile device


Print driver customisation

Smart Job Queue

Unprintable jobs e.g. because of unavailable paper size (copy, print and fax) are bypassed by consecutive jobs

Universal Printer Driver

One driver to install, manage and maintain


Blank Page Removal

Automatic deletion of blank pages e.g. when copying mixed simplex and duplex documents

New User Interface

Light, simple and modern UI is easy to use

Quick Access to Settings

With most used settings visible at first sight, select them with one click, drop down or pop up menu


Blank Page Removal

Automatic deletion of blank pages e.g. when scanning mixed simplex and duplex documents

Scan Annotation

Stamping of e.g. date/time, filing number or custom text on scans for archiving purposes

Scan Preview

Provides a real-time preview of scanned originals for checking before sending

Scan Programs

Pre-setting of original, scan file and destination for regular scan jobs

Scan to URL

Reduce the load on the company network by sending a simple URL to the recipient instead of a big file


Direct scan to own email address (Me) or SMB folder (Home) based on Active Directory information

Fax - Optional

Fax Forwarding

Forwarding of incoming fax documents by email or to SMB folder instead of printing


Sending of fax messages via network between Konica Minolta MFPs; supports colour as well as black & white


Direct fax transmission from the PC

Shared Address Book

The MFP-internal address book can be shared with the PC fax client

Tray Selection

Choice of input tray / print wp-content/uploads and output tray for easy visibility of incoming faxes


Auto Deletion

Automatic deletion of files stored in a user box after a predefined period

Box Function

Storing of print, copy, scan and fax jobs for recall to send and print – for frequently printed documents like brochures, forms, price-lists etc.

Online Access

User box file access via web browser or box operator utility

Personal, Group and Public

User access definition for different boxes


Copying of documents from user box to user box


Access Rights

Function access rights can be granted on user level (up to 1,000 accounts on MFP)


User access by password, user name + password, ID card or finger vein scanner

bizhub SECURE

Konica Minolta Security consultancy and MFP setup

Data Encryption

Encryption of data stored on hard disk and password protection for hard disk access

Embedded Anti-virus

Bitdefender anti-virus engine protects against viruses spreading inside and outside of an organisation (optional)

Temporary Data Deletion

Copy, print, scan and fax job data are automatically deleted after job completion


Dynamic ECO Timer

Automatic analysis of working hours and adjustment of sleep mode timing

ECO Scan

Scanning of documents without warm-up of the print engine

ECO Print

Touch screen panel does not light up for printing out of sleep mode

Weekly Timer

Sleep mode timer setting on day and date basis

ECO Meter

Counter for ECO related items e.g. power consumption

Finishing Options

bizhub C550i - Finishing Options

Specifications & Downloads

bizhub Operating Systems 2020
Copier Specifications

Copy Resolution

600 x 600 dpi


256 gradations



Original Format

Max. A3


25-400% in 0.1% steps; Auto-zooming

Printer Specifications

Print Resolution

1,800 (equivalent) x 600 dpi

Page Description Language

PCL 6 (XL3.0); PCL 5c; PostScript 3 (CPSI 3016); XPS

Operating Systems

Windows 7 (32/64); Windows 8.1 (32/64); Windows 10 (32/64); Windows Server 2008 (32/64); Windows Server 2008 R2; Windows Server 2012; Windows Server 2012 R2; Windows Server 2016; Windows Server 2019; Macintosh OS X 10.10 or later; Linux

Printer Fonts

80 PCL Latin; 137 PostScript 3 Emulation Latin

Mobile Printing

AirPrint (iOS); Mopria (Android); Konica Minolta Print Service (Android); Konica Minolta Mobile Print (iOS/Android)

optional: WiFi Direct

Scanner Specifications

Scan Speed

Up to 55/55 ipm in simplex (mono/colour)

Up to 20/20 ipm in duplex (mono/colour)

Scan Resolution

Up to 600 x 600 dpi

Scan Modes

Scan-to-eMail (Scan-to-Me); Scan-to-SMB (Scan-to-Home); Scan-to-FTP; Scan-to-Box; Scan-to-USB; Scan-to-WebDAV; Scan-to-DPWS; Scan-to-URL; TWAIN scan

File Formats

JPEG; TIFF; PDF; Compact PDF; Encrypted PDF; XPS; Compact XPS; PPTX; PDF/A
optional: Searchable PDF; PDF/A 1a and 1b; Searchable DOCX/PPTX/XLSX

Scan Destinations

2,000 destinations + 100 groups; LDAP support

Fax Specifications - Optional

Fax Standard

Super G3 (optional)

Fax Transmission

Analogue; i-Fax; Colour i-Fax; IP-Fax

Fax Resolution

Up to 600 x 600 dpi

Fax Compression


Fax Modem

Up to 33.6 Kbps

Fax Destinations

2,000 single + 100 groups

User Box Specification

Storable Documents

Up to 3,000 documents or 10,000 pages

Type of User Boxes

Public; Personal (with password or authentication); Group (with authentication)

Type of System Boxes

Secure print; Encrypted PDF print; Fax receipt; Fax polling

Mobile Printing

AirPrint (iOS); Mopria (Android); Konica Minolta Print Service (Android); Konica Minolta Mobile Print (iOS/Android)

optional: WiFi Direct

Scan Resolution - Entry

600 x 600 dpi

Brochure Logos OS

Windows 10 compatible; Windows 8 compatible; Windows 7 compatible; Macintosh compatible; Linux compatible; Citrix certified

System Specifications

System Speed A4

Up to 25/25 ppm (mono/colour)

System Speed A3

Up to 12/12 ppm (mono/colour)

Autoduplex Speed A4

Up to 25/25 ppm (mono/colour)

1st Page Out Time - A4

6.8/8.4 sec. (mono/colour)

Warm-Up Time

Approx. 20 sec. (mono/colour)¹

Imaging Technology


Panel Size / Resolution

7″ / 800 x 480

System Memory

6,144 MB (standard/max)

System Hard Drive

256 GB SSD (standard)


10/100/1,000-Base-T Ethernet; USB 2.0; Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac (optional)

Network Protocols

TCP/IP (IPv4 / IPv6); SMB; LPD; IPP; SNMP; HTTP(S); Bonjour

Automatic Document Feeder - Optional

Up to 130 originals; A5-A3; 35-128 g/m²; RADF

Printable Paper Size

A6 – A3; customized paper sizes; banner paper max. 1,200 x 297 mm

Printable Paper Weight

60 – 256 g/m²

Paper Input Capacity

1,100 sheets / 3,600 sheets (standard/max)

Paper Trays Input - Standard

1x 500; A5-A4; custom sizes; 60-256 g/m²
1x 500; A5-A3; custom sizes; 60-256 g/m²

Paper Trays - Optional

1x 500 sheets; A5-A3; 60-256 g/m²
2x 500 sheets; A5-A3; 60-256 g/m²
1x 2,500 sheets; A4; 60-256 g/m²

Manual Bypass

100 sheets; A6-A3; custom sizes,banner; 60-256 g/m²

Finishing Modes - Optional

Offset; Group; Sort; Staple; Staple (offline); Punch; Half-fold; Letter-fold; Booklet

Automatic Duplexing

A5-A3; 60-256 g/m²

Output Capacity

Up to 250 sheets / up to 3,300 sheets (standard/max)

Stapling Output Capacity

Max. 100 sets


Max. 50 sheets or 48 sheets + 2 cover sheets (up to 209 g/m²)

Letter Fold

Max. 3 sheets

Letter Fold Capacity

Max. 30 sets; unlimited (without tray)


Max. 20 sheets or 19 sheets + 1 cover sheet (up to 209 g/m²)

Booklet Output Capacity

Max. 20 booklets; unlimited (without tray)

Duty Cycle (monthly)

Rec. 10,000 pages; Max.² 125,000 pages

Toner Lifetime

Black up to 24,000 pages
C.M.Y up to 24,000 pages

Power Consumption

220-240 V / 50/60 Hz; Less than 1.50 kW

System Dimensions (W x D x H, mm)

571 x 661 x 786 mm (without options)

System Weight

Approx. 70.0 kg (without options)

System Features

Security 1

ISO 15408 HCD-PP Common Criteria (in evalutation); IP filtering and port blocking; SSL3 and TLS1.0/1.1/1.2 network communication; IPsec support; IEEE 802.1x support; User authentication; Authentication log; Secure print; Kerberos; Hard drive data encryption (AES 256); Confidential fax; Print user data encryption
optional: Antivirus realtime scanning (Bitdefender®)


Up to 1,000 user accounts; Active Directory support (user name + password + e-mail + smb folder); User function access definition; Authentication by mobile device (Android)
optional: Biometric authentication (finger vein scanner); ID card authentication (ID card reader); Authentication by mobile device (iOS)


Net Care Device Manager; Data Administrator; Box Operator; Web Connection; Print Status Notifier; Driver Packaging Utility; Log Management Utility

¹ Warm-up time may vary depending on the operating environment and usage
² If the maximum volume is reached within a period of one year, then a maintenance cycle must be performed

  • All specifications refer to A4-size paper of 80 g/m² quality.
  • The support and availability of the listed specifications and functionalities varies depending on operating systems, applications and network protocols as well as network and system configurations.
  • The stated life expectancy of each consumable is based on specific operating conditions such as page coverage for a particular page size (5% coverage of A4). The actual life of each consumable will vary depending on use and other printing variables including page coverage, page size, wp-content/uploads type, continuous or intermittent printing, ambient temperature and humidity.
  • Some of the product illustrations contain optional accessories.
  • Specifications and accessories are based on the information available at the time of printing and are subject to change without notice.
  • Konica Minolta does not warrant that any specifications mentioned will be error-free.
  • All brand and product names may be registered trademarks or trademarks of their respective holders and are hereby acknowledged.
Konica Minolta C257i brochure