Epson 1500W vs HP Officejet Pro 8740
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Epson 1500WvsHP Officejet Pro 8740

Epson 1500W

71

Overall Score

71

Overall Score

Epson 1500W

$28.99
Our Verdict:
A good spec and very economical to run 760 x 1440 DPI inkjet printer, but representing only average value for money
61
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
85
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good
5760 X 1440 DPI Yes Inkjet 100 Sheets Sep 2015
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Standard Input Capacity Release Date
Maximum Resolution 5760 X 1440 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Standard Input Capacity 100 Sheets
Release Date Sep 2015
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
Epson 1500W

71

Overall Score

71

Overall Score

Epson 1500W

$28.99
Our Verdict:
A good spec and very economical to run 760 x 1440 DPI inkjet printer, but representing only average value for money
61
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
85
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good
5760 X 1440 DPI Yes Inkjet 100 Sheets Sep 2015
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Standard Input Capacity Release Date
Maximum Resolution 5760 X 1440 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Standard Input Capacity 100 Sheets
Release Date Sep 2015
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

Epson 1500W HP Officejet Pro 8740
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CD Print Printer Printing Tray: Epson Artisan 1430, EP-4004, Stylus 1500W 1430W
$28.99
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1 Price from 1 Store | $28.99
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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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HP OfficeJet Pro 8740 Wireless All-In-One Inkjet Printer - Brand New in Box! (Brand new, unopened)
$475.00
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Reasons For

Epson 1500W HP Officejet Pro 8740
3 Reasons For
Cheaper by $431
The Epson 1500W is $430.95 cheaper than the HP Officejet Pro 8740.
Cheaper to Run by $0 Over Five Years
Over five years the Epson 1500W only costs $0 to run however the HP Officejet Pro 8740 costs $0 to run (96% more).
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Better Brand
Epson inkjet printers have an average rating of 74.6%, but HP has an average rating of 59.4%.
2 Reasons For
Bigger Standard Input Capacity
The HP Officejet Pro 8740 is a 500 sheets standard input capacity inkjet printer. That's 400 sheets bigger than the Epson 1500W (100 sheets).

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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More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this inkjet printer.

Reviews & Awards

Awards

Epson 1500W HP Officejet Pro 8740
No awards found
1 Award
computershopper.com: Editor's Choice

Average Expert Rating

Epson 1500W 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

Epson 1500W 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

Epson has a better average brand rating than HP. The average brand rating for Epson is 74.58% based on 150 reviews, where as the average brand rating for HP is 59.35% based on 684 reviews.
Epson 1500W HP Officejet Pro 8740
Epson

75

75

Based on 150 reviews
HP

59

59

Based on 684 reviews

Date Released

Epson 1500W HP Officejet Pro 8740
29 months old 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.
Epson 1500W
Epson
1500W
0 trees 0.0013 tonnes CO2 (Best)
HP Officejet Pro 8740
HP
Officejet Pro
8740
0 trees 0.0026 tonnes CO2

Specification

 
 
 
Printing Epson 1500W 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 5,760 DPI Unknown - Click to provide data
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) Unknown - Click to provide data 36ppm
 
 
 
Print Technology Epson 1500W HP Officejet Pro 8740
Print Head Nozzles Unknown - Click to provide data
Duplex Print Options Unknown - Click to provide data
Compatible Ink Types, Supplies Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Print Length 1.12m Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Duty Cycle Unknown - Click to provide data 30,000 Pages Per Month
 
 
 
Memory Epson 1500W HP Officejet Pro 8740
Maximum Internal Memory Unknown - Click to provide data 512MB
Internal Memory Unknown - Click to provide data 512MB
 
 
 
Input Capacity Epson 1500W 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 100 Sheets 500 Sheets
BEST
 
 
 
Output Capacity Epson 1500W HP Officejet Pro 8740
Standard Output Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 150 Sheets
 
 
 
Paper Handling Epson 1500W HP Officejet Pro 8740
Maximum Print Size
329 x 423 mm
 329 x 423 mm
329 x 423 mm
 329 x 423 mm
Maximum Media Width Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Sound Emission Epson 1500W HP Officejet Pro 8740
Noise Level Unknown - Click to provide data 59dB
Printing Noise Level 45dB Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Epson 1500W HP Officejet Pro 8740
Weight 11.8kg 18.4kg
Height 215mm 411mm
Depth 322mm 531mm
Width 616mm 550mm
 
 
 
Power Epson 1500W HP Officejet Pro 8740
Power Consumption (standby) 3.5W 7.2W
Typical Power Consumption 18W 35W
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Epson 1500W 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 Epson 1500W HP Officejet Pro 8740
Standard Media Sizes
 
 
 
System Requirements Epson 1500W HP Officejet Pro 8740
Compatible Operating Systems
 
 
 
Display Epson 1500W HP Officejet Pro 8740
Display Diagonal Unknown - Click to provide data 4.3"
 
 
 
Media Weight Epson 1500W HP Officejet Pro 8740
Recommended Media Weight 1g/m² 60g/m²
 
 
 
Technical Details Epson 1500W 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
Service & Support 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
Compliance Industry Standards Unknown - Click to provide data
Bundled Software
Processor Frequency 50MHz Unknown - Click to provide data

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