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Brother MFC-J480vsHP Envy 4520

Brother MFC-J480

77

Kagoo Score

77

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and low cost 10ppm print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Le inkjet printer
89
Value for Money
Very Good
80
Features
Fully-Featured
77
Overall Score
Very Good
10ppm 6000 X 1200 DPI Yes 12ppm Sep 2015
Print Speed (Colour) Maximum Resolution Wi-Fi Print Speed (Black) Release Date
Print Speed (Colour) 10ppm
Maximum Resolution 6000 X 1200 DPI
Wi-Fi Yes
Print Speed (Black) 12ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
HP Envy 4520

81

Kagoo Score

81

Kagoo Score

HP Envy 4520

$36.00
$29.00
Our Verdict:
A low cost and fully featured 6.8ppm print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Le inkjet printer, with lots of owner recommendations
94
Value for Money
Excellent
81
Features
Fully-Featured
73
Popularity
Quite Popular
81
Overall Score
Excellent
6.8ppm 1200 X 1200 DPI Yes 20ppm Sep 2015
Print Speed (Colour) Maximum Resolution Wi-Fi Print Speed (Black) Release Date
Print Speed (Colour) 6.8ppm
Maximum Resolution 1200 X 1200 DPI
Wi-Fi Yes
Print Speed (Black) 20ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
Brother MFC-J480

77

Kagoo Score

77

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and low cost 10ppm print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Le inkjet printer
89
Value for Money
Very Good
80
Features
Fully-Featured
77
Overall Score
Very Good
10ppm 6000 X 1200 DPI Yes 12ppm Sep 2015
Print Speed (Colour) Maximum Resolution Wi-Fi Print Speed (Black) Release Date
Print Speed (Colour) 10ppm
Maximum Resolution 6000 X 1200 DPI
Wi-Fi Yes
Print Speed (Black) 12ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
HP Envy 4520

81

Kagoo Score

81

Kagoo Score

HP Envy 4520

$36.00
$29.00
Our Verdict:
A low cost and fully featured 6.8ppm print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Le inkjet printer, with lots of owner recommendations
94
Value for Money
Excellent
81
Features
Fully-Featured
73
Popularity
Quite Popular
81
Overall Score
Excellent
6.8ppm 1200 X 1200 DPI Yes 20ppm Sep 2015
Print Speed (Colour) Maximum Resolution Wi-Fi Print Speed (Black) Release Date
Print Speed (Colour) 6.8ppm
Maximum Resolution 1200 X 1200 DPI
Wi-Fi Yes
Print Speed (Black) 20ppm
Release Date Sep 2015

Top Prices

Brother MFC-J480 HP Envy 4520
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$99.00
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Reasons For

Brother MFC-J480 HP Envy 4520
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Cheaper by $63
The HP Envy 4520 costs $63 less than the Brother MFC-J480.
More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this inkjet printer.
Better Manufacturer's Guarantee by One Year
The HP Envy 4520 comes with a one year guarantee from the manufacturer, however the Brother MFC-J480 has a zero year guarantee.
Better Brand
HP inkjet printers have an average rating of 88.2%, whereas Brother has an average rating of 86.6%.

Reviews & Awards

Average Expert Rating

Brother MFC-J480 HP Envy 4520
No reviews found
Best
5 stars
0 reviews
4 stars
1 review
3 stars
2 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

Brother MFC-J480 HP Envy 4520
No reviews found
Best
5 stars
590 reviews
4 stars
223 reviews
3 stars
42 reviews
2 stars
12 reviews
1 star
41 reviews

Average Brand Rating

HP has a better average brand rating than Brother. The average brand rating for HP is 88.17% based on 4,956 reviews, where as the average brand rating for Brother is 86.6% based on 10 reviews.
Brother MFC-J480 HP Envy 4520
Brother

87

87

Based on 10 reviews
HP

88

88

Based on 4,956 reviews

Date Released

Brother MFC-J480 HP Envy 4520
34 months old 34 months old

Manufacturer's Warranty

Key Features

Print Speed (colour)

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

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

Print Speed (black)

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 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.

Specification

 
 
 
Key Features Brother MFC-J480 HP Envy 4520
Print Speed (Colour) 10ppm 6.8ppm
BEST
 
 
 
Printing Brother MFC-J480 HP Envy 4520
Time to First Page (Colour, Normal) Unknown - Click to provide data 20s
Time to First Page (Black, Normal) Unknown - Click to provide data 18s
Print Speed (Black) 12ppm 20ppm
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Print Technology Brother MFC-J480 HP Envy 4520
Print Head Nozzles 210 Nozzles (Black), 3 X 70 Nozzles (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow) 328 Nozzles (Black), 588 Nozzles (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow)
Duplex Print Options Yes Yes
Maximum Duty Cycle Unknown - Click to provide data 1,200 Pages Per Month
 
 
 
Memory Brother MFC-J480 HP Envy 4520
Maximum Internal Memory Unknown - Click to provide data 64MB
Internal Memory 128MB 64MB
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Input Capacity Brother MFC-J480 HP Envy 4520
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 100 Sheets
 
 
 
Output Capacity Brother MFC-J480 HP Envy 4520
Standard Output Capacity 50 Sheets
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25 Sheets
 
 
 
Paper Handling Brother MFC-J480 HP Envy 4520
Maximum Print Size
A4 / Letter
 A4 / Letter
A4 / Letter
 A4 / Letter
 
 
 
Sound Emission Brother MFC-J480 HP Envy 4520
Noise Level 50dB
BEST
51dB
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Brother MFC-J480 HP Envy 4520
Weight 8.3kg 5.4kg
Height 172mm 128mm
Depth 341mm 367mm
Width 400mm 445mm
 
 
 
Power Brother MFC-J480 HP Envy 4520
Power Consumption (Standby) 3.5W 3.05W
Typical Power Consumption 19W 15W
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Brother MFC-J480 HP Envy 4520
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) 20% 20%
Operating Temperature (T-T) 35°C 40°C
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Media Formats Brother MFC-J480 HP Envy 4520
Standard Media Sizes ANSI A (Letter) (216 X 279 Mm), Executive (184 X 267 Mm), A4 (210 X 297 Mm), A5 (148 X 210 Mm), A6 (105 X 148 Mm), 100 X 150 Mm, 130 X 180 Mm, 127 X 203 Mm ANSI A (Letter) (216 X 279 Mm), Legal (216 X 356 Mm), Executive (184 X 267 Mm), A4 (210 X 297 Mm), A5 (148 X 210 Mm), B5 (176 X 250 Mm), A6 (105 X 148 Mm), 100 X 150 Mm, 101.6 X 152.4 Mm, 76 X 127 Mm, 127 X 177.8 Mm, 203.2 X 254 Mm
 
 
 
System Requirements Brother MFC-J480 HP Envy 4520
Compatible Operating Systems G3 MS Windows Vista, Apple Mac OS X 10.8, Windows RT, Apple Mac OS X 10.9, Android 4.0.3, MS Windows 7 (32|64 Bits), iOS 7.0 or Later, Apple Mac OS X 10.10, MS Windows XP 32-Bit Edition SP3 or Later, Windows 8 (32|64-Bits), Windows 8.1 (32|64-Bits), Windows 10 (32|64-Bits), Blackberry, Windows 10 Mobil
 
 
 
Display Brother MFC-J480 HP Envy 4520
Display Diagonal 1.8" 2.2"
 
 
 
Media Weight Brother MFC-J480 HP Envy 4520
Recommended Media Weight 64g/m² 64g/m²
 
 
 
Technical Details Brother MFC-J480 HP Envy 4520
Fax Resolution Fine Mode (Colour) 203 X 98 Dpi, 203 X 196 Dpi, 203 X 392 Dpi Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Scaling/enlargement Range 400% 400%
Service & Support Unknown - Click to provide data Limited Warranty - 1 Year Technical Support - Web Support - 1 Year
Colour Management Unknown - Click to provide data ColorLok Technology
Supported Network Protocols WEP, WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK, AES, ARP Wi-Fi Direct
Compliance Industry Standards Nordic Swan PSB, UL 60950-1 Second Edition, BSMI CNS 13438, Green Dot, EN 61000-3-3:2008, EN 61000-3-2:2006+A1:2009+A2:2009, EAC, EN 60950-1:2006+A11:2009+A1:2010+A12:2011, EN 62479:2010, EMC 2004|108|EC, LVD 2006|95|EC, EN55022:2006, CISPR 24:2010, EN55022:2010 Class B, EN 55024:2010, EN 301 489-1 V1.9.2:2011,
Copy Resolution (Black Text) Up to 1200 X 2400 Dpi (Mono) / Up to 1200 X 2400 Dpi (Colour) Up to 600 X 300 Dpi (Mono) / Up to 600 X 300 Dpi (Colour)
Type Fax | Copier | Printer | Scanner Printer | Copier | Scanner
Colour Depth 30 Bit 24 Bit
Interface 1 X USB 2.0 - 4 Pin USB Type B 1 X USB 2.0 - 4 Pin USB Type B
Media Types Supported Plain Paper, Recycled Paper, Coated Paper, Glossy Paper Envelopes, Plain Paper, Cards, Photo Paper
Copy Speed (Normal Quality, Black, A4) Up to 6 Ppm (Mono) / Up to 3 Ppm (Colour) Up to 7.5 Ppm (Mono) / Up to 4 Ppm (Colour)
Bundled Software Brother ControlCentre2, Brother ControlCenter4, Nuance PaperPort 14 SE With OCR Drivers & Utilities, HP Photo Creations, HP Update

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