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Brother Mfc-J6720vsEpson XP-860

Brother Mfc-j6720

63

Overall Score

63

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A good value for money and good spec 6000 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with OK running costs
78
Value for Money
Very Good
65
Features
Good Features
59
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
63
Overall Score
Good
6000 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 6000 X 1200 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 35ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
Epson XP-860

40

Overall Score

40

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
An average spec and marginally out of date 760 x 1440 DPI inkjet, with OK running costs
57
Features
Average Features
62
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
40
Overall Score
Mediocre
5760 X 1440 DPI Yes Inkjet 32ppm Sep 2015
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) Release Date
Maximum Resolution 5760 X 1440 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 32ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
Brother Mfc-j6720

63

Overall Score

63

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A good value for money and good spec 6000 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with OK running costs
78
Value for Money
Very Good
65
Features
Good Features
59
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
63
Overall Score
Good
6000 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 6000 X 1200 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 35ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
Epson XP-860

40

Overall Score

40

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
An average spec and marginally out of date 760 x 1440 DPI inkjet, with OK running costs
57
Features
Average Features
62
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
40
Overall Score
Mediocre
5760 X 1440 DPI Yes Inkjet 32ppm Sep 2015
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) Release Date
Maximum Resolution 5760 X 1440 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 32ppm
Release Date Sep 2015

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Reasons For

Brother Mfc-j6720 Epson XP-860
3 Reasons For
3ppm Faster Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter)
The Brother Mfc-j6720 is a 35ppm print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Let inkjet printer, whereas the Epson XP-860 is only a 32ppm print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Let inkjet printer (3ppm 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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Vastly Bigger Standard Input Capacity
The Brother Mfc-j6720 has a standard input capacity of 500 sheets, however the Epson XP-860 is only a 100 sheets standard input capacity inkjet printer (400 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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Better Brand
Brother inkjet printers have an average rating of 89.4%, but Epson has an average rating of 72.9%.
1 Reason For
Cheaper to Run by $0 Over Five Years
The Epson XP-860 is $0 cheaper to run than the Brother Mfc-j6720 over five years.
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Date Released

Brother Mfc-j6720 Epson XP-860
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.

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-j6720
Brother
Mfc-j6720
0 trees 0.0021 tonnes CO2
Epson XP-860
Epson
XP-860
0 trees 0.0016 tonnes CO2 (Best)

Specification

Printing

Brother Mfc-j6720 Epson XP-860
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 35ppm
BEST
32ppm

Print Technology

Brother Mfc-j6720 Epson XP-860
Print Head Nozzles
Duplex Print Options
Compatible Ink Types, Supplies

Memory

Brother Mfc-j6720 Epson XP-860
Internal Memory 128MB Unknown - Click to provide data

Input Capacity

Brother Mfc-j6720 Epson XP-860
Auto Document Feeder (ADF) Input Capacity 35 sheets
BEST
30 sheets
Standard Input Capacity 500 sheets
BEST
100 sheets

Output Capacity

Brother Mfc-j6720 Epson XP-860
Standard Output Capacity 50 sheets Unknown - Click to provide data

Paper Handling

Brother Mfc-j6720 Epson XP-860
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-j6720 Epson XP-860
Noise Level 50dB Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Brother Mfc-j6720 Epson XP-860
Weight 16.7kg 8.3kg
Height 310mm 191mm
Depth 433mm 339mm
Width 553mm 390mm

Power

Brother Mfc-j6720 Epson XP-860
Power Consumption (standby) 5.5W 6.9W
Typical Power Consumption 28W 21W

Operational Conditions

Brother Mfc-j6720 Epson XP-860
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-j6720 Epson XP-860
Standard Media Sizes

System Requirements

Brother Mfc-j6720 Epson XP-860
Compatible Operating Systems

Display

Brother Mfc-j6720 Epson XP-860
Display Diagonal 2.7" Unknown - Click to provide data

Media Weight

Brother Mfc-j6720 Epson XP-860
Recommended Media Weight 64g/m² 64g/m²

Technical Details

Brother Mfc-j6720 Epson XP-860
Image Scaling/enlargement Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Fax Resolution Fine Mode (colour)
Type
Interface
Copy Resolution (black Text) Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Network Protocols
Media Types Supported
Colour Depth
Copy Speed (normal Quality, Black, A4) Unknown - Click to provide data
Compliance Industry Standards Unknown - Click to provide data
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