Epson WF-100 vs HP Officejet 5740
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Epson WF-100vsHP Officejet 5740

Epson WF-100

80

Overall Score

80

Overall Score

Epson WF-100

$199.99
$100.00
Our Verdict:
A staggeringly economical to run and award winning 760 x 1440 DPI inkjet printer, with great features and a recent release date
90
Reviews
10 Reviews + 2 Awards
78
Value for Money
Very Good
80
Features
Fully-Featured
95
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
80
Overall Score
Excellent
5760 X 1440 DPI Yes Inkjet 14ppm Jul 2017
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) 14ppm
Release Date Jul 2017
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
Epson WF-100

80

Overall Score

80

Overall Score

Epson WF-100

$199.99
$100.00
Our Verdict:
A staggeringly economical to run and award winning 760 x 1440 DPI inkjet printer, with great features and a recent release date
90
Reviews
10 Reviews + 2 Awards
78
Value for Money
Very Good
80
Features
Fully-Featured
95
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
80
Overall Score
Excellent
5760 X 1440 DPI Yes Inkjet 14ppm Jul 2017
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) 14ppm
Release Date Jul 2017
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

Epson WF-100 HP Officejet 5740
Adorama
Epson WorkForce WF-100 Wireless Mobile Inkjet Printer, 6.7/3.8 ppm Black/Color, 5760x1440 dpi, 20 Sheet Input Tray, USB 2.0/Wi-Fi - Print
$199.99
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EPSON C11CE05201 - Epson WorkForce WF-100 Inkjet Printer - Color - 5760 x 1440dpi
$258.19
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GNeStore
EPSON WF-100 WorkForce Portable Mobile Printer / Ultralight A4 Mobile Printer (Brand new, unopened) - on
$417.99
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3 Prices from 3 Stores | $199.99-$417.99
eBay
HP Officejet 5740 Wireless All-In-One Inkjet Printer NEW STORED BOX (Brand new, unopened)
$139.99
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BRAND NEW! HP Officejet 5740 Wireless All-In-One Inkjet Printer B9S76A#B1H (Brand new, unopened)
$179.99
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Brand NEW HP Officejet 5740 Wireless All-In-One Inkjet Printer (Brand new, unopened) - on
$142.99
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HEWB9S76A - HP Officejet 5740 Inkjet Multifunction Printer - Color - Plain Paper Print - Desktop
$249.00
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4 Prices from 3 Stores | $139.99-$249.00
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Reasons For

Epson WF-100 HP Officejet 5740
4 Reasons For
$0 Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
The Epson WF-100 is $0 cheaper to run than the HP Officejet 5740 over five years.
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One More Awards
The Epson WF-100 has 2 awards, however the HP Officejet 5740 has 1 award.
Better Brand
Epson inkjet printers have an average rating of 74.6%, however HP has an average rating of 59.4%.
Better Expert Reviews Review Score
Expert Reviews's Epson WF-100 review gave it a score of 80%, however the rating of the HP Officejet 5740 was only 40% from the same site.
6 Reasons For
A Lot Faster Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter)
The HP Officejet 5740 has a print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter) of 22ppm, however the Epson WF-100 is only a 14ppm print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Let inkjet printer (8ppm 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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105 Sheets Bigger Standard Input Capacity
The HP Officejet 5740 has a standard input capacity of 125 sheets, but the Epson WF-100 is only a 20 sheets standard input capacity inkjet printer (105 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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$60 Cheaper
The HP Officejet 5740 costs $60 less than the Epson WF-100.
Better PC Mag Review Score
The HP Officejet 5740 has a review score of 80% from PC Mag, whereas the rating of the Epson WF-100 was only 70% from the same site.
Better Trusted Reviews Review Score
Trusted Reviews gave the HP Officejet 5740 a review score of 80%, whereas the rating of the Epson WF-100 was only 70% from the same site.
Better PC Welt.de Review Score
The HP Officejet 5740 has a review score of 72% from PC Welt.de, whereas the Epson WF-100's rating was only 0% from the same site.

Reviews & Awards

Awards

The Epson WF-100 has more awards than the HP Officejet 5740. The Epson WF-100 has 2 awards, where as the HP Officejet 5740 has 1 award. Compare all award winning inkjet printers.
Epson WF-100 HP Officejet 5740
2 Awards Best
computershopper.com: Good For Business Expert Reviews: Recommended
1 Award
muycomputer.com: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

The Epson WF-100 and the HP Officejet 5740 have identical average expert review scores. For both inkjet printers the average expert review score is 75%.
Epson WF-100 HP Officejet 5740
Best
5 stars
0 reviews
4 stars
9 reviews
3 stars
1 review
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
Best
5 stars
1 review
4 stars
5 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
1 review
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 WF-100 HP Officejet 5740
Epson

75

75

Based on 150 reviews
HP

59

59

Based on 684 reviews

PC Mag Review Score

Epson WF-100 HP Officejet 5740
PC Mag logo
A mobile inkjet printer geared toward business professionals, the Epson WorkForce WF-100 ($349.99) brings a variety of connection methods, generally absent from the mobile inkjets we've reviewed. This, and its lightweight, compact form factor, makes ...
Very light and compact
Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Direct
Supports printing from mobile apps and email
High ink costs
Low cartridge yields
Very low paper capacity
Slightly subpar output quality
Short battery life
Expensive for an inkjet
The Epson WorkForce WF-100's compact form factor and wireless printing chops make it a welcome choice for business travelers looking for a portable inkjet printer......
Mar 2015
Best
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

Trusted Reviews Review Score

Epson WF-100 HP Officejet 5740
Trusted Reviews logo
What is the Epson WorkForce WF-100? If you find yourself out on the road a lot, there may be times when you need to print something but aren't near a power socket. That's where portable printers come in. It may be a niche product group, but all the m...
Simple controls
All pigment ink
Slower printing on battery
Needs maintenance kit
High running costs
The Epson WorkForce WF-100 makes a valiant attempt to update the portable printer and provides the ease of use we've come to expect from modern desktop machines. However, its running costs are high and its printing speed is slower than that of its ri...
Mar 2015
Best
Trusted Reviews logo
What is the HP Officejet 5740? The OfficeJet 5740 is designed for the small and home office and has adopted a very rounded styling. It's an all-in-one device, capable of printing, scanning, copying and faxing. It has Wi-Fi and NFC built in, making it...
The HP OfficeJet 5740 is a fine all-in-one for the home office, with excellent support for mobile devices and good, if sometimes sluggish, printing. It could do with a bigger paper tray, but if you buy into Instant Ink, it can be very economical. Ne...
Nov 2014

Expert Reviews Review Score

Epson WF-100 HP Officejet 5740
Best
Expert Reviews logo
The WF-100W doesn't come with a slip case, but it looks like it's designed to cope with bumps and scratches. There's a tough plastic lid that clips closed, protecting more vulnerable areas such as the paper input and output slots, the control panel a...
Recommended
Duplex print, scan and copy
Front panel SD and PictBridge sockets
Twin paper trays
Excellentquality output across the board
CDDVD labeling
Respectable performance
Includes rear override tray and dedicated photostock tray
Autoduplexing ADF
Compact footprint
Small footprint
Featurepacked
Accessible price
Wireless and social connectivity gets better and better
Excellent photo output quality
Variety of media handling
Auto duplexing
Loads of connectivity options
Noisy when feeding paper
Only 100sheet plain paper tray
Slightly shaky control panel
High cost per page
Somewhat high initial purchase price
I don't love needing to use (and replace) six different printer cartridges
Paper tray awkward to use
Pricier than similar X 820
Epson's titchy WorkForce WF-100W is a brilliant and flexible go-anywhere printer, but don't expect high speed or low costs......
Jan 2015
Expert Reviews logo
We're not a fan of captive paper input trays positioned in the printer base, but it's not too hard to load the 125-sheet one found here. It also includes a second tray for 6x4" photo paper that automatically engages when needed. Printed pages collect...
The Officejet 5740 shows that looks alone don't make a good small office MFP......
May 2015

Date Released

Epson WF-100 HP Officejet 5740
7 months old Best 29 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 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 WF-100
Epson
WF-100
0 trees 0.00082 tonnes CO2 (Best)
HP Officejet 5740
HP
Officejet 5740
0 trees 0.0011 tonnes CO2

Specification

 
 
 
Battery Epson WF-100 HP Officejet 5740
Battery Recharge Time Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Output Voltage Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Charge Time Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Printing Epson WF-100 HP Officejet 5740
Print Speed (ISO/IEC 24734) Colour Unknown - Click to provide data
Print Speed (ISO/IEC 24734) Mono Unknown - Click to provide data
Time to First Page (colour, Normal) Unknown - Click to provide data 22s
Time to First Page (black, Normal) Unknown - Click to provide data 18s
Print Speed (colour, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 4ppm Unknown - Click to provide data
Resolution Colour 5,760 DPI Unknown - Click to provide data
Print Speed (colour, Draft Quality, A4/US Letter) 3.8ppm Unknown - Click to provide data
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 14ppm 22ppm
BEST
 
 
 
Print Technology Epson WF-100 HP Officejet 5740
Print Head Nozzles Unknown - Click to provide data
Duplex Print Options Unknown - Click to provide data
Fade-Resistance Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Duty Cycle Unknown - Click to provide data 1,000 Pages Per Month
Print Cartridge 4 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Memory Epson WF-100 HP Officejet 5740
Internal Memory Unknown - Click to provide data 128MB
 
 
 
Input Capacity Epson WF-100 HP Officejet 5740
Number of Standard Paper Trays 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Document Feeder (ADF) Input Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 25 Sheets
Maximum Input Capacity 20 Sheets
BEST
125 Sheets
Standard Input Capacity 20 Sheets
BEST
125 Sheets
 
 
 
Output Capacity Epson WF-100 HP Officejet 5740
Standard Output Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 25 Sheets
 
 
 
Paper Handling Epson WF-100 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)
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Epson WF-100 HP Officejet 5740
USB 2.0 Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Sound Emission Epson WF-100 HP Officejet 5740
Noise Level 45dB
BEST
48dB
Printing Noise Level 45dB Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Epson WF-100 HP Officejet 5740
Weight 1.6kg 7.7kg
Height 61mm 193mm
Depth 154mm 410mm
Width 309mm 452mm
 
 
 
Power Epson WF-100 HP Officejet 5740
Power Consumption (standby) 4W 5.25W
Power Consumption (off) 0.3W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption 11W 15W
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Epson WF-100 HP Officejet 5740
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H) 20% Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) 20%
BEST
15%
Storage Temperature (T-T) -30°C Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T) 40°C
BEST
 
 
 
Certificates Epson WF-100 HP Officejet 5740
Certification Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Media Formats Epson WF-100 HP Officejet 5740
Standard Media Sizes
 
 
 
System Requirements Epson WF-100 HP Officejet 5740
Compatible Operating Systems
 
 
 
Display Epson WF-100 HP Officejet 5740
Display Diagonal 1.44" 2.65"
 
 
 
Media Weight Epson WF-100 HP Officejet 5740
Recommended Media Weight 1g/m² 75g/m²
 
 
 
Technical Details Epson WF-100 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
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 Unknown - Click to provide data
Processor Frequency 50MHz Unknown - Click to provide data

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