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Brother MFC-J4620vsHP OfficeJet 3830

Brother MFC-J4620

69

Overall Score

69

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec and affordable 600 x 1200 DPI inkjet printer, with average running costs
92
Value for Money
Excellent
69
Features
Good Features
59
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good
600 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 35ppm Sep 2015
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) Release Date
Maximum Resolution 600 X 1200 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 35ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
HP OfficeJet 3830

75

Overall Score

75

Overall Score

HP OfficeJet 3830

$49.99
$61.99
Our Verdict:
A remarkably economical to run and great value for money 1200 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with good features
94
Value for Money
Excellent
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Features
Good Features
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Running Costs
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Overall Score
Very Good
1200 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 8.5ppm Sep 2015
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) Release Date
Maximum Resolution 1200 X 1200 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 8.5ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
Brother MFC-J4620

69

Overall Score

69

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec and affordable 600 x 1200 DPI inkjet printer, with average running costs
92
Value for Money
Excellent
69
Features
Good Features
59
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good
600 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 35ppm Sep 2015
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) Release Date
Maximum Resolution 600 X 1200 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 35ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
HP OfficeJet 3830

75

Overall Score

75

Overall Score

HP OfficeJet 3830

$49.99
$61.99
Our Verdict:
A remarkably economical to run and great value for money 1200 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with good features
94
Value for Money
Excellent
72
Features
Good Features
96
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good
1200 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 8.5ppm Sep 2015
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) Release Date
Maximum Resolution 1200 X 1200 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 8.5ppm
Release Date Sep 2015

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Brother MFC-J4620 HP OfficeJet 3830
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Reasons For

Brother MFC-J4620 HP OfficeJet 3830
4 Reasons For
Hugely Faster Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter)
Brother MFC-J4620 is 35ppm print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Let, but the HP OfficeJet 3830 is only an 8.5ppm print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Let inkjet printer (26.5ppm slower).

This measures how long it takes the inkjet printer to print a single black & white A4 page at normal quality.

A faster print speed means the inkjet printer is more efficient and can manage larger print jobs faster.

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90 Sheets Bigger Standard Input Capacity
The Brother MFC-J4620 has a standard input capacity of 150 sheets, whereas the HP OfficeJet 3830 is only a 60 sheets standard input capacity inkjet printer (90 sheets smaller).

This indicates the largest amount of paper that can be safely loaded into the printer at once.

Higher input capacities mean that you will be able to print more before having to refill the tray.

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25 Sheets Bigger Standard Output Capacity
The Brother MFC-J4620 has a standard output capacity of 50 sheets, whereas the HP OfficeJet 3830 is only a 25 sheets standard output capacity inkjet printer (25 sheets smaller).

This indicates how many printed sheets of paper the output tray of the printer can hold before it starts to overflow.

A bigger output capacity means that the printer can print more/bigger jobs at once, and won't need to be looked after or the paper collected mid-job.

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Better Brand
Brother inkjet printers have an average rating of 89.4%, however HP has an average rating of 45.5%.
3 Reasons For
Cheaper by $95
The HP OfficeJet 3830 is $94.81 cheaper than the Brother MFC-J4620.
More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this inkjet printer remaining in stock.
Cheaper to Run by $0 Over Five Years
Over five years the HP OfficeJet 3830 only costs $0 to run however the Brother MFC-J4620 costs $0 to run (233% more).
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Date Released

Brother MFC-J4620 HP OfficeJet 3830
27 months old 27 months old

Key Features

Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter)

This measures how long it takes the inkjet printer to print a single black & white A4 page at normal quality.

A faster print speed means the inkjet printer is more efficient and can manage larger print jobs faster.

Standard Input Capacity

This indicates the largest amount of paper that can be safely loaded into the printer at once.

Higher input capacities mean that you will be able to print more before having to refill the tray.

Standard Output Capacity

This indicates how many printed sheets of paper the output tray of the printer can hold before it starts to overflow.

A bigger output capacity means that the printer can print more/bigger jobs at once, and won't need to be looked after or the paper collected mid-job.

Energy Efficiency

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Inkjet printer running costs calculated based on an average of 20 minutes of use per week. The running cost comprises the electricity cost when using the inkjet printer and the electricity standby cost. Compare all energy saving inkjet printers.

Environmental Impact

We have calculated the amount of CO2 that will be generated by running each of these inkjet printers for 5 years. We have then converted that into the number of tree seedlings that you would need to plant and grow for 10 years in order to offset that amount of CO2.
Brother MFC-J4620
Brother
MFC-J4620
0 trees 0.0024 tonnes CO2
HP OfficeJet 3830
HP
OfficeJet 3830
0 trees 0.00073 tonnes CO2 (Best)

Specification

Printing

Brother MFC-J4620 HP OfficeJet 3830
Time to First Page (colour, Normal) Unknown - Click to provide data 17s
Time to First Page (black, Normal) Unknown - Click to provide data 14s
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 35ppm 8.5ppm
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Print Technology

Brother MFC-J4620 HP OfficeJet 3830
Print Head Nozzles Unknown - Click to provide data
Duplex Print Options Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Duty Cycle Unknown - Click to provide data 1,000 pages per month

Memory

Brother MFC-J4620 HP OfficeJet 3830
Maximum Internal Memory Unknown - Click to provide data 512MB
Internal Memory 128MB 512MB
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Input Capacity

Brother MFC-J4620 HP OfficeJet 3830
Auto Document Feeder (ADF) Input Capacity 20 sheets 35 sheets
BEST
Standard Input Capacity 150 sheets 60 sheets
BEST

Output Capacity

Brother MFC-J4620 HP OfficeJet 3830
Standard Output Capacity 50 sheets
BEST
25 sheets

Paper Handling

Brother MFC-J4620 HP OfficeJet 3830
Maximum Print Size
297 x 420 mm (A3)
 297 x 420 mm (A3)
297 x 420 mm (A3)
 297 x 420 mm (A3)

Sound Emission

Brother MFC-J4620 HP OfficeJet 3830
Noise Level 50dB 48dB
BEST

Weight & Dimensions

Brother MFC-J4620 HP OfficeJet 3830
Weight 9.5kg 5.6kg
Height 188mm 224.4mm
Depth 290mm 364mm
Width 480mm 450mm

Power

Brother MFC-J4620 HP OfficeJet 3830
Power Consumption (standby) 5.5W 2.83W
Typical Power Consumption 32W 10W

Operational Conditions

Brother MFC-J4620 HP OfficeJet 3830
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) 20% 20%
Operating Temperature (T-T) 35°C 40°C
BEST

Media Formats

Brother MFC-J4620 HP OfficeJet 3830
Standard Media Sizes

System Requirements

Brother MFC-J4620 HP OfficeJet 3830
Compatible Operating Systems

Display

Brother MFC-J4620 HP OfficeJet 3830
Display Diagonal 3.7" 2.2"

Media Weight

Brother MFC-J4620 HP OfficeJet 3830
Recommended Media Weight 64g/m² 60g/m²

Technical Details

Brother MFC-J4620 HP OfficeJet 3830
Image Scaling/enlargement Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Fax Resolution Fine Mode (colour)
Service & Support Unknown - Click to provide data
Type
Interface
Copy Resolution (black Text)
Supported Network Protocols Unknown - Click to provide data
Media Types Supported
Colour Depth
Copy Speed (normal Quality, Black, A4)
Compliance Industry Standards Unknown - Click to provide data
Bundled Software

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