Canon PIXMA PRO-1 vs HP Officejet Pro 8740
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Canon PIXMA PRO-1vsHP Officejet Pro 8740

Canon PIXMA PRO-1

68

Overall Score

68

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
An economical to run and good spec 4800 x 2400 DPI inkjet
78
Features
Good Features
78
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good
4800 X 2400 DPI Yes Inkjet 150 Sheets Feb 2016
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Standard Input Capacity Release Date
Maximum Resolution 4800 X 2400 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Standard Input Capacity 150 Sheets
Release Date Feb 2016
HP Officejet Pro 8740

69

Overall Score

69

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec but only average value for money 1200 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with satisfactory running costs
60
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
68
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good
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
Canon PIXMA PRO-1

68

Overall Score

68

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
An economical to run and good spec 4800 x 2400 DPI inkjet
78
Features
Good Features
78
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good
4800 X 2400 DPI Yes Inkjet 150 Sheets Feb 2016
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Standard Input Capacity Release Date
Maximum Resolution 4800 X 2400 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Standard Input Capacity 150 Sheets
Release Date Feb 2016
HP Officejet Pro 8740

69

Overall Score

69

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec but only average value for money 1200 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with satisfactory running costs
60
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
68
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good
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

Canon PIXMA PRO-1 HP Officejet Pro 8740
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Reasons For

Canon PIXMA PRO-1 HP Officejet Pro 8740
2 Reasons For
$0 Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
The Canon PIXMA PRO-1 is $0 cheaper to run than the HP Officejet Pro 8740 over five years.
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Better Brand
Canon inkjet printers have an average rating of 85.5%, however HP has an average rating of 59.4%.
1 Reason For
350 Sheets Bigger Standard Input Capacity
The HP Officejet Pro 8740 has a standard input capacity of 500 sheets, whereas the Canon PIXMA PRO-1 is only a 150 sheets standard input capacity inkjet printer (350 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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Reviews & Awards

Awards

Canon PIXMA PRO-1 HP Officejet Pro 8740
No awards found
1 Award
computershopper.com: Editor's Choice

Average Expert Rating

Canon PIXMA PRO-1 HP Officejet Pro 8740
No reviews found
Best
5 stars
2 reviews
4 stars
2 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

Canon PIXMA PRO-1 HP Officejet Pro 8740
No reviews found
Best
5 stars
22 reviews
4 stars
5 reviews
3 stars
2 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
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 PIXMA PRO-1 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Canon

85

85

Based on 4,313 reviews
HP

59

59

Based on 684 reviews

Date Released

Canon PIXMA PRO-1 HP Officejet Pro 8740
24 months old Best 29 months old

Key Features

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.
Canon PIXMA PRO-1
Canon
PIXMA PRO-1
0 trees 0.0018 tonnes CO2 (Best)
HP Officejet Pro 8740
HP
Officejet Pro
8740
0 trees 0.0026 tonnes CO2

Specification

 
 
 
Printing Canon PIXMA PRO-1 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
Resolution Colour 4,800 DPI Unknown - Click to provide data
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) Unknown - Click to provide data 36ppm
 
 
 
Print Technology Canon PIXMA PRO-1 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Duplex Print Options Unknown - Click to provide data
Compatible Ink Types, Supplies Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Duty Cycle Unknown - Click to provide data 30,000 Pages Per Month
 
 
 
Memory Canon PIXMA PRO-1 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Maximum Internal Memory Unknown - Click to provide data 512MB
Internal Memory Unknown - Click to provide data 512MB
 
 
 
Input Capacity Canon PIXMA PRO-1 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 150 Sheets 500 Sheets
BEST
 
 
 
Output Capacity Canon PIXMA PRO-1 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Standard Output Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 150 Sheets
 
 
 
Paper Handling Canon PIXMA PRO-1 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Media Handling Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Print Size
329 x 423 mm
 329 x 423 mm
329 x 423 mm
 329 x 423 mm
 
 
 
Sound Emission Canon PIXMA PRO-1 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Noise Level Unknown - Click to provide data 59dB
Printing Noise Level 35.5dB Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Canon PIXMA PRO-1 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Weight 27.7kg 18.4kg
Height 239mm 411mm
Depth 462mm 531mm
Width 695mm 550mm
 
 
 
Power Canon PIXMA PRO-1 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Power Consumption (standby) 1.6W 7.2W
Typical Power Consumption 24W 35W
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Canon PIXMA PRO-1 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) 10% 20%
BEST
Operating Temperature (T-T) 5°C
BEST
32°C
 
 
 
Media Formats Canon PIXMA PRO-1 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Standard Media Sizes
 
 
 
System Requirements Canon PIXMA PRO-1 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Compatible Operating Systems
Minimum System Requirements Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Display Canon PIXMA PRO-1 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Display Diagonal Unknown - Click to provide data 4.3"
 
 
 
Media Weight Canon PIXMA PRO-1 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Recommended Media Weight 64g/m² 60g/m²
 
 
 
Technical Details Canon PIXMA PRO-1 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Colour Management Unknown - Click to provide data
Technical Features 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
Interface
Copy Resolution (black Text) Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Network Protocols Unknown - Click to provide data
Media Types Supported
Power Supply Type 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
Processor Frequency 50MHz Unknown - Click to provide data

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