Canon iB4020 vs HP Officejet 5740
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Canon IB4020vsHP Officejet 5740

Canon iB4020

85

Overall Score

85

Overall Score

Canon iB4020

$99.99
$41.52
Our Verdict:
An award winning and low cost 600 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with very low running costs and very good features
90
Reviews
2 Reviews + 1 Award
97
Value for Money
Excellent
82
Features
Fully-Featured
81
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
85
Overall Score
Excellent
600 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 500 Sheets Jun 2016
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Standard Output Capacity Release Date
Maximum Resolution 600 X 1200 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Standard Output Capacity 500 Sheets
Release Date Jun 2016
HP Officejet 5740

75

Overall Score

75

Overall Score

HP Officejet 5740

$139.99
$3.00
Our Verdict:
A good spec and very economical to run 1200 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with a cheap price
75
Value for Money
Very Good
79
Features
Good Features
88
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good
1200 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 22ppm 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) 22ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
Canon iB4020

85

Overall Score

85

Overall Score

Canon iB4020

$99.99
$41.52
Our Verdict:
An award winning and low cost 600 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with very low running costs and very good features
90
Reviews
2 Reviews + 1 Award
97
Value for Money
Excellent
82
Features
Fully-Featured
81
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
85
Overall Score
Excellent
600 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 500 Sheets Jun 2016
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Standard Output Capacity Release Date
Maximum Resolution 600 X 1200 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Standard Output Capacity 500 Sheets
Release Date Jun 2016
HP Officejet 5740

75

Overall Score

75

Overall Score

HP Officejet 5740

$139.99
$3.00
Our Verdict:
A good spec and very economical to run 1200 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with a cheap price
75
Value for Money
Very Good
79
Features
Good Features
88
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good
1200 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 22ppm 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) 22ppm
Release Date Sep 2015

Top Prices

Canon iB4020 HP Officejet 5740
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Canon MAXIFY iB4020 Wireless Office Inkjet Printer with Mobile and Tablet Printing and Airprint and Google Print Compatible ,Black
$99.99
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Canon MAXIFY iB4020 Wireless Small Office Inkjet Printer with USB/Ethernet and 2-Sided Printing
$222.36
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Canon MAXIFY iB4020 Inkjet Printer - Color - 600 x 1200dpi Print - P
$141.51
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HP Officejet 5740 Wireless All-In-One Inkjet Printer NEW STORED BOX (Brand new, unopened)
$139.99
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$179.99
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Brand NEW HP Officejet 5740 Wireless All-In-One Inkjet Printer (Brand new, unopened) - on
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HEWB9S76A - HP Officejet 5740 Inkjet Multifunction Printer - Color - Plain Paper Print - Desktop
$249.00
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Reasons For

Canon iB4020 HP Officejet 5740
5 Reasons For
Significantly Bigger Maximum Duty Cycle
The Canon iB4020 is a 30,000 pages per month max duty cycle inkjet printer, whereas the HP Officejet 5740 is only a 1,000 pages per month max duty cycle inkjet printer (29,000 pages per month smaller).

This denotes the maximum amount of prints that the printer can generate per month.

A larger duty cycle means that the printer can work harder, and is less likely to generate faults due to overuse.

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Bigger Standard Output Capacity
The Canon iB4020 is a 500 sheets standard output capacity inkjet printer. That's 475 sheets bigger than the HP Officejet 5740 (25 sheets).

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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Cheaper by $40
The Canon iB4020 costs $99.99, whereas the HP Officejet 5740 is $139.99.
Better Expert Reviews
The Canon iB4020 has an average expert review score of 80%, but the HP Officejet 5740 has an average rating of 75% (based on 9 reviews).
Better Brand
Canon inkjet printers have an average rating of 85.5%, however HP has an average rating of 59.4%.
2 Reasons For
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.
39% Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
Over five years the HP Officejet 5740 is $0 cheaper to run than the Canon iB4020.
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Reviews & Awards

Awards

The Canon iB4020 and the HP Officejet 5740 both have 1 award. Compare all award winning inkjet printers.
Canon iB4020 HP Officejet 5740
1 Award
computershopper.com: Editor's Choice
1 Award
muycomputer.com: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

The Canon iB4020 has better expert reviews than the HP Officejet 5740. The average expert reviews score for the Canon iB4020 is 80% based on 2 reviews, where as the average score for the HP Officejet 5740 is 75% based on 9 reviews.
Canon iB4020 HP Officejet 5740
Best
5 stars
0 reviews
4 stars
2 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
5 stars
1 review
4 stars
5 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
1 review
1 star
0 reviews

Average Brand Rating

Canon has a better average brand rating than HP. The average brand rating for Canon is 85.47% based on 4,313 reviews, where as the average brand rating for HP is 59.35% based on 684 reviews.
Canon iB4020 HP Officejet 5740
Canon

85

85

Based on 4,313 reviews
HP

59

59

Based on 684 reviews

PC Mag Review Score

Canon iB4020 HP Officejet 5740
PC Mag logo
The Canon Maxify iB4020 Wireless Small Office Inkjet Printer ($149.99) is the only single-function printer introduced with the rollout of the company's Maxify line of small office/home office (SOHO) models, and it is a good one. It has great paper ca...
High paper capacity
Low running costs
Very good text quality with most fonts
Good photo quality
Tiny display
Problems with printing one of our test fonts
Slightly subpar graphics
The Canon Maxify iB4020 Wireless Small Office Inkjet Printer provides generous paper capacity, low running costs, decent speed, and good output quality for small or micro offices in need of a high-volume printer......
Dec 2014
PC Mag logo
If you need a moderately priced inkjet multifunction printer (MFP) aimed more at office use than home use?for a home office, as a personal inkjet in a micro office, or for the dual role of home and home-office printer?the HP Officejet 5740 e-All-in-O...
The HP Officejet 5740 e-All-in-One inkjet multifunction printer can print, scan, copy, fax, print through the cloud, and print directly from phones and tablets......
Feb 2015

Date Released

Canon iB4020 HP Officejet 5740
20 months old Best 29 months old

Key Features

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.
Canon iB4020
Canon
iB4020
0 trees 0.0018 tonnes CO2
HP Officejet 5740
HP
Officejet 5740
0 trees 0.0011 tonnes CO2 (Best)

Specification

 
 
 
Printing Canon iB4020 HP Officejet 5740
Time to First Page (colour, Normal) Unknown - Click to provide data 22s
Time to First Page (black, Normal) Unknown - Click to provide data 18s
Resolution Colour 600 DPI Unknown - Click to provide data
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) Unknown - Click to provide data 22ppm
 
 
 
Print Technology Canon iB4020 HP Officejet 5740
Duplex Print Options Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Duty Cycle 30,000 Pages Per Month
BEST
1,000 Pages Per Month
 
 
 
Memory Canon iB4020 HP Officejet 5740
Internal Memory Unknown - Click to provide data 128MB
 
 
 
Input Capacity Canon iB4020 HP Officejet 5740
Auto Document Feeder (ADF) Input Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 25 Sheets
Maximum Input Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 125 Sheets
Standard Input Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 125 Sheets
 
 
 
Output Capacity Canon iB4020 HP Officejet 5740
Standard Output Capacity 500 Sheets
BEST
25 Sheets
 
 
 
Paper Handling Canon iB4020 HP Officejet 5740
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 Canon iB4020 HP Officejet 5740
Noise Level 53dB 48dB
BEST
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Canon iB4020 HP Officejet 5740
Weight 9.8kg 7.7kg
Height 292.1mm 193mm
Depth 459.7mm 410mm
Width 464.8mm 452mm
 
 
 
Power Canon iB4020 HP Officejet 5740
Power Consumption (standby) 1W 5.25W
Typical Power Consumption 24W 15W
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Canon iB4020 HP Officejet 5740
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data 15%
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data 40°C
 
 
 
Media Formats Canon iB4020 HP Officejet 5740
Standard Media Sizes Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
System Requirements Canon iB4020 HP Officejet 5740
Compatible Operating Systems Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Display Canon iB4020 HP Officejet 5740
Display Diagonal Unknown - Click to provide data 2.65"
 
 
 
Media Weight Canon iB4020 HP Officejet 5740
Recommended Media Weight Unknown - Click to provide data 75g/m²
 
 
 
Technical Details Canon iB4020 HP Officejet 5740
Image Scaling/enlargement Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Fax Resolution Fine Mode (colour) Unknown - Click to provide data
Service & Support 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
Compliance Industry Standards Unknown - Click to provide data
Bundled Software Unknown - Click to provide data

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