Epson L310 vs HP 3820
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Epson L310vsHP 3820

Epson L310

75

Overall Score

75

Overall Score

Epson L310

$249.99
Our Verdict:
A breathtakingly economical to run and award winning 760 x 1440 DPI inkjet, with good features but representing only middle of the road value for money
88
Reviews
1 Review + 1 Award
65
Value for Money
Good
79
Features
Good Features
96
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good
5760 X 1440 DPI Yes Inkjet 33ppm 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) 33ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
HP 3820

74

Overall Score

74

Overall Score

HP 3820

$224.49
$177.46
Our Verdict:
A good spec and economical to run 4800 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with a fair price
74
Value for Money
Good
79
Features
Good Features
77
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good
4800 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 6ppm Jul 2015
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) Release Date
Maximum Resolution 4800 X 1200 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 6ppm
Release Date Jul 2015
Epson L310

75

Overall Score

75

Overall Score

Epson L310

$249.99
Our Verdict:
A breathtakingly economical to run and award winning 760 x 1440 DPI inkjet, with good features but representing only middle of the road value for money
88
Reviews
1 Review + 1 Award
65
Value for Money
Good
79
Features
Good Features
96
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good
5760 X 1440 DPI Yes Inkjet 33ppm 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) 33ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
HP 3820

74

Overall Score

74

Overall Score

HP 3820

$224.49
$177.46
Our Verdict:
A good spec and economical to run 4800 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with a fair price
74
Value for Money
Good
79
Features
Good Features
77
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good
4800 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 6ppm Jul 2015
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) Release Date
Maximum Resolution 4800 X 1200 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 6ppm
Release Date Jul 2015

Top Prices

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$224.49
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Reasons For

Epson L310 HP 3820
3 Reasons For
Vastly Faster Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter)
The Epson L310 has a print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter) of 33ppm, however the HP 3820 is only a 6ppm print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Let inkjet printer (27ppm 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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59% Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
The Epson L310 only costs $0 to run over five years but the HP 3820 costs $0 to run (146% more).
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Better Brand
Epson inkjet printers have an average rating of 74.6%, whereas HP has an average rating of 59.4%.
2 Reasons For
40% Bigger Standard Output Capacity
The HP 3820 is a 50 sheets standard output capacity inkjet printer. That's 20 sheets bigger than the Epson L310 (30 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 $26
The HP 3820 is $25.50 cheaper than the Epson L310.

Reviews & Awards

Awards

Epson L310 HP 3820
1 Award
goldfries.com: Recommended Hardware
No awards found

Average Expert Rating

Epson L310 HP 3820
Best
5 stars
1 review
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
No reviews found

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 L310 HP 3820
Epson

75

75

Based on 150 reviews
HP

59

59

Based on 684 reviews

Date Released

Epson L310 HP 3820
29 months old Best 31 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 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.
Epson L310
Epson
L310
0 trees 0.00076 tonnes CO2 (Best)
HP 3820
HP
3820
0 trees 0.0019 tonnes CO2

Specification

 
 
 
Print Quality Epson L310 HP 3820
Print Quality (black, Best Quality)
600 x 600
 600 x 600
600 x 600
 600 x 600
Print Quality (colour, Best Quality) Unknown - Click to provide data 1,200 DPI
 
 
 
Printing Epson L310 HP 3820
Print Speed (black, Best Quality, A4) Unknown - Click to provide data 2.5ppm
Print Speed (colour, Best Quality, A4) Unknown - Click to provide data 1ppm
Print Speed (colour, Full Page Colour, Best Quality, A4) Unknown - Click to provide data 0.25ppm
Print Speed (colour, Full Page Colour, Draft Quality, A4) Unknown - Click to provide data 3ppm
Print Speed (colour, Full Page Colour, Normal Quality, A4) Unknown - Click to provide data 0.8ppm
Print Speed (colour Photo, Draft Quality) On Photo Paper Unknown - Click to provide data
Print Speed (colour Photo, Best Quality) On Photo Paper Unknown - Click to provide data
Print Speed (colour Photo, Normal Quality) On Photo Paper Unknown - Click to provide data
Print Speed (colour, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) Unknown - Click to provide data 4.5ppm
Print Speed (black, Draft Quality, A4/US Letter) Unknown - Click to provide data 12ppm
Print Speed (colour, Draft Quality, A4/US Letter) 15ppm
BEST
10ppm
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 33ppm 6ppm
BEST
 
 
 
Print Technology Epson L310 HP 3820
Print Head Nozzles Unknown - Click to provide data
Typefaces Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Print Length Unknown - Click to provide data 0.36m
Maximum Duty Cycle Unknown - Click to provide data 1,000 Pages Per Month
Print Cartridge Unknown - Click to provide data 2
 
 
 
Memory Epson L310 HP 3820
Internal Memory Unknown - Click to provide data 2MB
 
 
 
Input Capacity Epson L310 HP 3820
Maximum Input Capacity for Cards Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Input Capacity for Envelopes Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Input Capacity for Labels Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Input Capacity for Transparencies Unknown - Click to provide data
Standard Input Capacity for Transparencies Unknown - Click to provide data
Input Capacity for Envelopes (primary Tray) Unknown - Click to provide data
Standard Input Capacity for Cards Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Number of Paper Trays 1 1
Number of Standard Paper Trays 1 1
Maximum Input Capacity 100 Sheets 100 Sheets
Standard Input Capacity 100 Sheets 100 Sheets
 
 
 
Output Capacity Epson L310 HP 3820
Duty Cycle Letter Size (maximum) Unknown - Click to provide data 1,000 Pages Per Month
Maximum Output Capacity for Cards Unknown - Click to provide data 10 Sheets
Maximum Output Capacity for Envelopes Unknown - Click to provide data 10 Sheets
Maximum Output Capacity for Transparencies Unknown - Click to provide data 30 Sheets
Standard Output Capacity for Cards Unknown - Click to provide data 10
Standard Output Capacity for Envelopes Unknown - Click to provide data 10 Sheets
Maximum Output Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 50 Sheets
Standard Output Capacity 30 Sheets 50 Sheets
BEST
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Epson L310 HP 3820
I/O Ports Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Sound Emission Epson L310 HP 3820
Acoustic Pressure Emissions Unknown - Click to provide data 46dB
Noise Level 39dB Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Epson L310 HP 3820
Pallet Weight Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Weight Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Height Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Depth Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight 2.8kg 3kg
Pallet Weight Unknown - Click to provide data
Height 130mm 197mm
Depth 222mm 256mm
Width 482mm 445mm
 
 
 
Power Epson L310 HP 3820
Power Consumption (standby) 2.2W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (off) 0.3W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption 10W 25W
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Epson L310 HP 3820
Recommended Operating Temperature Range (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data 15°C
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data 15%
Storage Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data -40°C
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data 5°C
 
 
 
Media Formats Epson L310 HP 3820
Standard Media Sizes Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
System Requirements Epson L310 HP 3820
JetDirect Compatible Products Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Media Weight Epson L310 HP 3820
Recommended Media Weight Unknown - Click to provide data 60g/m²
 
 
 
Technical Details Epson L310 HP 3820
Bundled Software Unknown - Click to provide data

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