Brother MFCJ6520 vs HP Officejet Pro 8740
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Brother MFCJ6520vsHP Officejet Pro 8740

Brother MFCJ6520

48

Overall Score

48

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A poor value for money and middle of the road spec 6000 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with OK running costs
40
Value for Money
Average
59
Features
Average Features
50
Running Costs
$1 Over 10 Years
48
Overall Score
Mediocre
6000 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet Sep 2015
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Release Date
Maximum Resolution 6000 X 1200 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Release Date Sep 2015
HP Officejet Pro 8740

44

Overall Score

44

Overall Score

HP Officejet Pro 8740

$332.00
$127.98
Our Verdict:
A middle of the road spec and poor value for money 1200 x 1200 DPI inkjet printer, with average running costs
31
Value for Money
Poor
58
Features
Average Features
40
Running Costs
$2 Over 10 Years
44
Overall Score
Mediocre
1200 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 36ppm 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) 36ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
Brother MFCJ6520

48

Overall Score

48

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A poor value for money and middle of the road spec 6000 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with OK running costs
40
Value for Money
Average
59
Features
Average Features
50
Running Costs
$1 Over 10 Years
48
Overall Score
Mediocre
6000 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet Sep 2015
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Release Date
Maximum Resolution 6000 X 1200 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Release Date Sep 2015
HP Officejet Pro 8740

44

Overall Score

44

Overall Score

HP Officejet Pro 8740

$332.00
$127.98
Our Verdict:
A middle of the road spec and poor value for money 1200 x 1200 DPI inkjet printer, with average running costs
31
Value for Money
Poor
58
Features
Average Features
40
Running Costs
$2 Over 10 Years
44
Overall Score
Mediocre
1200 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 36ppm 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) 36ppm
Release Date Sep 2015

Top Prices

Brother MFCJ6520 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Amazon US
BROTHER MFC-J6520DW / Business Smart MFC-J6520DW Inkjet Multifunction Printer - Color - Plain Paper Print - Desktop
Out of stock
$281.71
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Amazon US
BRTMFCJ6520DW - Brother MFC-J6520DW Clr MFP
Out of stock
$395.27
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Brother Printer MFC-J6520DW Wireless Color Printer with Scanner, Copier and Fax, Amazon Dash Replenishment Enabled
$399.95
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Amazon US
BROTHER MFC-J6520DW A3 INKJET ALL IN ONE
Out of stock
$689.70
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HP OfficeJet Pro 8740 Wireless All-In-One Inkjet Printer - Brand New in Box! (Brand new, unopened)
$332.00
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HP Officejet Pro 8740 Inkjet Multifun. Color Printer, Plain Paper, Desktop (Brand new, unopened) - on
$459.94
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New HP OfficeJet Pro 8740 Wireless All-In-One Printer Scan Copy Fax AIO Inkjet (Brand new, unopened) - on
$459.98
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Reasons For

Brother MFCJ6520 HP Officejet Pro 8740
2 Reasons For
$0.21 Cheaper to Run
Over five years the Brother MFCJ6520 only costs $0.91 to run whereas the HP Officejet Pro 8740 costs $1.12 to run (23% more).
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Better Manufacturer's Guarantee by One Year
The Brother MFCJ6520 comes with a one year guarantee from the manufacturer, but the HP Officejet Pro 8740 has a zero year guarantee.
2 Reasons For
$68 Cheaper
The HP Officejet Pro 8740 costs $332.00, whereas the Brother MFCJ6520 is $399.95.
More Shops Are Selling it
The more retailers stock this inkjet printer, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.

Date Released

Brother MFCJ6520 HP Officejet Pro 8740
25 months old 25 months old

Manufacturer's Warranty

Brother MFCJ6520 HP Officejet Pro 8740
1 year 0 years

Energy Efficiency

Running Costs Over 10 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 10 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 MFCJ6520
Brother
MFCJ6520
0 trees 0.0057 tonnes CO2 (Best)
HP Officejet Pro 8740
HP
Officejet Pro
8740
0 trees 0.0071 tonnes CO2

Specification

Printing

Brother MFCJ6520 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Time to First Page (colour, Normal) Unknown - Click to provide data 11s
Time to First Page (black, Normal) Unknown - Click to provide data 10s
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) Unknown - Click to provide data 36ppm

Print Technology

Brother MFCJ6520 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Duplex Print Options Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Duty Cycle Unknown - Click to provide data 30,000 pages per month

Memory

Brother MFCJ6520 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Maximum Internal Memory Unknown - Click to provide data 512MB
Internal Memory Unknown - Click to provide data 512MB

Input Capacity

Brother MFCJ6520 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Auto Document Feeder (ADF) Input Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 50 sheets
Maximum Input Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 500 sheets
Standard Input Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 500 sheets

Output Capacity

Brother MFCJ6520 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Standard Output Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 150 sheets

Paper Handling

Brother MFCJ6520 HP Officejet Pro 8740
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 MFCJ6520 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Noise Level Unknown - Click to provide data 59dB

Weight & Dimensions

Brother MFCJ6520 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Weight 14.5kg 18.4kg
Height Unknown - Click to provide data 411mm
Depth Unknown - Click to provide data 531mm
Width Unknown - Click to provide data 550mm

Power

Brother MFCJ6520 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Power Consumption (standby) Unknown - Click to provide data 7.2W
Typical Power Consumption 28W 35W

Operational Conditions

Brother MFCJ6520 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data 20%
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data 32°C

Media Formats

Brother MFCJ6520 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Standard Media Sizes Unknown - Click to provide data

System Requirements

Brother MFCJ6520 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Compatible Operating Systems Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

Brother MFCJ6520 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Display Diagonal Unknown - Click to provide data 4.3"

Media Weight

Brother MFCJ6520 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Recommended Media Weight Unknown - Click to provide data 60g/m²

Technical Details

Brother MFCJ6520 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Colour Management Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Interface Unknown - Click to provide data
Copy Resolution (black Text) 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
Bundled Software Unknown - Click to provide data
Optical Scanning Resolution Unknown - Click to provide data
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