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Brother MFC-J480 vs Epson WF-3620
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Brother MFC-J480vsEpson WF-3620

Brother MFC-J480

75

Overall Score

75

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but only average value for money 6000 x 1200 DPI inkjet
64
Value for Money
Good
81
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Overall Score
Very Good
6000 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 12ppm Sep 2015
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) Release Date
Maximum Resolution 6000 X 1200 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 12ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
Epson WF-3620

75

Overall Score

75

Overall Score

Epson WF-3620

$219.99
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but only moderate value for money 4800 x 2400 DPI inkjet
64
Value for Money
Good
81
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Overall Score
Very Good
4800 X 2400 DPI Yes Inkjet 19ppm Sep 2015
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) Release Date
Maximum Resolution 4800 X 2400 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 19ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
Brother MFC-J480

75

Overall Score

75

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but only average value for money 6000 x 1200 DPI inkjet
64
Value for Money
Good
81
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Overall Score
Very Good
6000 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 12ppm Sep 2015
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) Release Date
Maximum Resolution 6000 X 1200 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 12ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
Epson WF-3620

75

Overall Score

75

Overall Score

Epson WF-3620

$219.99
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but only moderate value for money 4800 x 2400 DPI inkjet
64
Value for Money
Good
81
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Overall Score
Very Good
4800 X 2400 DPI Yes Inkjet 19ppm Sep 2015
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) Release Date
Maximum Resolution 4800 X 2400 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 19ppm
Release Date Sep 2015

Top Prices

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$45.99
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Reasons For

Brother MFC-J480 Epson WF-3620
3 Reasons For
$174 Cheaper
The Brother MFC-J480 is $174 cheaper than the Epson WF-3620.
More Popular
The Brother MFC-J480 is a more popular choice amongst buyers.
Better Brand
Brother inkjet printers have an average rating of 94.7%, but Epson has an average rating of 74.8%.
5 Reasons For
Faster Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter)
The Epson WF-3620 is a 19ppm print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Let inkjet printer. That's 7ppm faster than the Brother MFC-J480 (12ppm).

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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60% Bigger Standard Input Capacity
The Epson WF-3620 is a 250 sheets standard input capacity inkjet printer. That's 150 sheets bigger than the Brother MFC-J480 (100 sheets).

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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More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of shops 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 Epson WF-3620 is $0 cheaper to run than the Brother MFC-J480.
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Better Manufacturer's Guarantee by One Year
The Epson WF-3620 comes with a one year guarantee from the manufacturer, whereas the Brother MFC-J480 has a zero year guarantee.

Date Released

Brother MFC-J480 Epson WF-3620
30 months old 30 months old

Manufacturer's Warranty

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.

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-J480
Brother
MFC-J480
0 trees 0.0015 tonnes CO2
Epson WF-3620
Epson
WF-3620
0 trees 0.0013 tonnes CO2 (Best)

Specification

 
 
 
Printing Brother MFC-J480 Epson WF-3620
Print Speed (colour, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) Unknown - Click to provide data 10ppm
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 12ppm 19ppm
BEST
 
 
 
Print Technology Brother MFC-J480 Epson WF-3620
Print Head Nozzles Unknown - Click to provide data
Duplex Print Options
 
 
 
Memory Brother MFC-J480 Epson WF-3620
Internal Memory 128MB Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Input Capacity Brother MFC-J480 Epson WF-3620
Auto Document Feeder (ADF) Input Capacity 20 Sheets Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Input Capacity 100 Sheets Unknown - Click to provide data
Standard Input Capacity 100 Sheets 250 Sheets
BEST
 
 
 
Output Capacity Brother MFC-J480 Epson WF-3620
Standard Output Capacity 50 Sheets Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Paper Handling Brother MFC-J480 Epson WF-3620
Maximum Print Size
210 x 297 mm (A4)
 210 x 297 mm (A4)
210 x 297 mm (A4)
 210 x 297 mm (A4)
 
 
 
Sound Emission Brother MFC-J480 Epson WF-3620
Noise Level 50dB Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Brother MFC-J480 Epson WF-3620
Weight 8.3kg 9.7kg
Height 172mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth 341mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width 400mm Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Power Brother MFC-J480 Epson WF-3620
Power Consumption (standby) 3.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption 19W 17W
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Brother MFC-J480 Epson WF-3620
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) 20% Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T) 35°C Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Media Formats Brother MFC-J480 Epson WF-3620
Standard Media Sizes Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Consumables Brother MFC-J480 Epson WF-3620
Approximate Page Yield (A4, Colour) Unknown - Click to provide data
EP-Cartridge Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
System Requirements Brother MFC-J480 Epson WF-3620
Compatible Operating Systems Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum System Requirements Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Display Brother MFC-J480 Epson WF-3620
Display Diagonal 1.8" Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Media Weight Brother MFC-J480 Epson WF-3620
Recommended Media Weight 64g/m² Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Technical Details Brother MFC-J480 Epson WF-3620
Image Scaling/enlargement Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Fax Resolution Fine Mode (colour) Unknown - Click to provide data
Type Unknown - Click to provide data
Wireless Technology Unknown - Click to provide data
Interface Unknown - Click to provide data
Copy Resolution (black Text) Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Network Protocols Unknown - Click to provide data
Media Types Supported Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour Depth Unknown - Click to provide data
Copy Speed (normal Quality, Black, A4) Unknown - Click to provide data
Compliance Industry Standards Unknown - Click to provide data
Bundled Software Unknown - Click to provide data
Optical Scanning Resolution Unknown - Click to provide data 1,200 DPI

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