Brother MFC-J480 vs HP Officejet Pro 8710
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Brother MFC-J480vsHP Officejet Pro 8710

Brother MFC-J480

69

Overall Score

69

Overall Score

Brother MFC-J480

$37.55
$30.56
Our Verdict:
A best selling and very economical to run 6000 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with good features
78
Features
Good Features
83
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
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
HP Officejet Pro 8710

84

Overall Score

84

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A critically acclaimed and very cheap 1200 x 1200 DPI inkjet printer, with great features and low running costs
92
Reviews
25 Reviews
92
Value for Money
Excellent
81
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
84
Overall Score
Excellent
1200 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 1200 X 1200 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 35ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
Brother MFC-J480

69

Overall Score

69

Overall Score

Brother MFC-J480

$37.55
$30.56
Our Verdict:
A best selling and very economical to run 6000 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with good features
78
Features
Good Features
83
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
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
HP Officejet Pro 8710

84

Overall Score

84

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A critically acclaimed and very cheap 1200 x 1200 DPI inkjet printer, with great features and low running costs
92
Reviews
25 Reviews
92
Value for Money
Excellent
81
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
84
Overall Score
Excellent
1200 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 1200 X 1200 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 35ppm
Release Date Sep 2015

Top Prices

Brother MFC-J480 HP Officejet Pro 8710
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Brother MFC-J480DW Black/Cyan/Magenta/Yellow Original Ink Standard Yield (260 Yield)
$37.55
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Brother MFC-J480DW - Wireless Inkjet Color All-in-One Printer w Auto Document Feeder, Amazon Dash Replenishment Enabled
$37.99
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Brother 100 Page Paper Cassette - MFCJ460DW, MFC-J460DW, MFCJ480DW, MFC-J480DW, MFCJ485DW, MFC-J485DW
$45.99
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MFC-J480DW - MULTIFUNCTION - INK-JET - BLACK (ISO/IEC 24734): UP TO 12PPM,COLOR
$59.99
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$123.79
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$143.00
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Brand New HP Officejet Pro 8710 Wireless e-All-in-One Inkjet Printer w/ Ink $199 (Brand new, unopened)
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New HP OfficeJet Pro 8710 All-in-One Inkjet Wireless Printer Scan Copy Fax AIO (Brand new, unopened) - on
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$245.98
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Reasons For

Brother MFC-J480 HP Officejet Pro 8710
3 Reasons For
Cheaper by $86
The Brother MFC-J480 costs $86.24 less than the HP Officejet Pro 8710.
44% Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
Over five years the Brother MFC-J480 is $0 cheaper to run than the HP Officejet Pro 8710.
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Better Brand
Brother inkjet printers have an average rating of 89.4%, whereas HP has an average rating of 59.4%.
4 Reasons For
23ppm Faster Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter)
HP Officejet Pro 8710 is 35ppm print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Let, but the Brother MFC-J480 is only a 12ppm print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Let inkjet printer (23ppm 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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Significantly Bigger Standard Input Capacity
The HP Officejet Pro 8710 has a standard input capacity of 250 sheets, whereas the Brother MFC-J480 is only a 100 sheets standard input capacity inkjet printer (150 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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Significantly Bigger Standard Output Capacity
The HP Officejet Pro 8710 has a standard output capacity of 150 sheets, whereas the Brother MFC-J480 is only a 50 sheets standard output capacity inkjet printer (100 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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More Shops Are Selling it
The more retailers stock this inkjet printer, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.

Reviews & Awards

Average Expert Rating

Brother MFC-J480 HP Officejet Pro 8710
No reviews found
Best
5 stars
3 reviews
4 stars
1 review
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

Brother MFC-J480 HP Officejet Pro 8710
No reviews found
Best
5 stars
632 reviews
4 stars
236 reviews
3 stars
30 reviews
2 stars
16 reviews
1 star
18 reviews

Average Brand Rating

Brother has a better average brand rating than HP. The average brand rating for Brother is 89.39% based on 2 reviews, where as the average brand rating for HP is 59.35% based on 684 reviews.
Brother MFC-J480 HP Officejet Pro 8710
Brother

89

89

Based on 2 reviews
HP

59

59

Based on 684 reviews

Date Released

Brother MFC-J480 HP Officejet Pro 8710
29 months old 29 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-J480
Brother
MFC-J480
0 trees 0.0015 tonnes CO2 (Best)
HP Officejet Pro 8710
HP
Officejet Pro
8710
0 trees 0.0026 tonnes CO2

Specification

 
 
 
Printing Brother MFC-J480 HP Officejet Pro 8710
Time to First Page (colour, Normal) Unknown - Click to provide data 10s
Time to First Page (black, Normal) Unknown - Click to provide data 9s
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 12ppm 35ppm
BEST
 
 
 
Print Technology Brother MFC-J480 HP Officejet Pro 8710
Print Head Nozzles Unknown - Click to provide data
Duplex Print Options
Maximum Duty Cycle Unknown - Click to provide data 25,000 Pages Per Month
 
 
 
Memory Brother MFC-J480 HP Officejet Pro 8710
Maximum Internal Memory Unknown - Click to provide data 128MB
Internal Memory 128MB 128MB
 
 
 
Input Capacity Brother MFC-J480 HP Officejet Pro 8710
Auto Document Feeder (ADF) Input Capacity 20 Sheets 50 Sheets
BEST
Maximum Input Capacity 100 Sheets 250 Sheets
BEST
Standard Input Capacity 100 Sheets 250 Sheets
BEST
 
 
 
Output Capacity Brother MFC-J480 HP Officejet Pro 8710
Standard Output Capacity 50 Sheets
BEST
150 Sheets
 
 
 
Paper Handling Brother MFC-J480 HP Officejet Pro 8710
Maximum Print Size
216 x 356 mm (Legal)
 216 x 356 mm (Legal)
216 x 356 mm (Legal)
 216 x 356 mm (Legal)
 
 
 
Sound Emission Brother MFC-J480 HP Officejet Pro 8710
Noise Level 50dB
BEST
63dB
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Brother MFC-J480 HP Officejet Pro 8710
Weight 8.3kg 11.5kg
Height 172mm 339.1mm
Depth 341mm 530.1mm
Width 400mm 499.5mm
 
 
 
Power Brother MFC-J480 HP Officejet Pro 8710
Power Consumption (standby) 3.5W 6.1W
Typical Power Consumption 19W 35W
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Brother MFC-J480 HP Officejet Pro 8710
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) 20% 20%
Operating Temperature (T-T) 35°C 40°C
BEST
 
 
 
Media Formats Brother MFC-J480 HP Officejet Pro 8710
Standard Media Sizes
 
 
 
System Requirements Brother MFC-J480 HP Officejet Pro 8710
Compatible Operating Systems
 
 
 
Display Brother MFC-J480 HP Officejet Pro 8710
Display Diagonal 1.8" 2.65"
 
 
 
Media Weight Brother MFC-J480 HP Officejet Pro 8710
Recommended Media Weight 64g/m² 60g/m²
 
 
 
Technical Details Brother MFC-J480 HP Officejet Pro 8710
Image Scaling/enlargement Range
Fax Resolution Fine Mode (colour)
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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