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HP 100vsHP DeskJet 3630

HP 100

77

Overall Score

77

Overall Score

HP 100

$60.84
$9.62
Our Verdict:
An award winning and top-value 4800 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with alright running costs and good features
81
Reviews
42 Reviews + 1 Award
97
Value for Money
Excellent
73
Features
Good Features
59
Running Costs
$1 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good
4800 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 5ppm Jan 2016
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) 5ppm
Release Date Jan 2016
HP DeskJet 3630

72

Overall Score

72

Overall Score

HP DeskJet 3630

$65.00
$24.99
Our Verdict:
A remarkably economical to run and low cost 1200 x 1200 DPI inkjet printer, with good features
89
Value for Money
Very Good
70
Features
Good Features
95
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good
1200 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 8.5ppm 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) 8.5ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
HP 100

77

Overall Score

77

Overall Score

HP 100

$60.84
$9.62
Our Verdict:
An award winning and top-value 4800 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with alright running costs and good features
81
Reviews
42 Reviews + 1 Award
97
Value for Money
Excellent
73
Features
Good Features
59
Running Costs
$1 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good
4800 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 5ppm Jan 2016
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) 5ppm
Release Date Jan 2016
HP DeskJet 3630

72

Overall Score

72

Overall Score

HP DeskJet 3630

$65.00
$24.99
Our Verdict:
A remarkably economical to run and low cost 1200 x 1200 DPI inkjet printer, with good features
89
Value for Money
Very Good
70
Features
Good Features
95
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good
1200 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 8.5ppm 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) 8.5ppm
Release Date Sep 2015

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HP 100 HP DeskJet 3630
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$89.99
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Reasons For

HP 100 HP DeskJet 3630
3 Reasons For
$4 Cheaper
The HP 100 is $4.16 cheaper than the HP DeskJet 3630.
Better Expert Reviews Review Score
Expert Reviews's HP 100 review gave it a score of 80%, but the HP DeskJet 3630's rating was only 60% from the same site.
Better V3.co.uk Review Score
The HP 100 has a review score of 80% from V3.co.uk, but the HP DeskJet 3630's rating was only 60% from the same site.
7 Reasons For
3.5ppm Faster Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter)
The HP DeskJet 3630 has a print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter) of 8.5ppm, however the HP 100 is only a 5ppm print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Let inkjet printer (3.5ppm 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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50% Bigger Maximum Duty Cycle
HP DeskJet 3630 is 1,000 pages per month max duty cycle. That's 500 pages per month bigger than the HP 100 (500 pages per month).

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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More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of retailers increases the chances of this inkjet printer remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
76% Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
The HP DeskJet 3630 is $0 cheaper to run than the HP 100 over five years.
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Expert Reviews Are Better
Based on 9 reviews, the average expert review score of the HP DeskJet 3630 is 70%, however the average rating of the HP 100 is 65% (based on 26 reviews).
User Reviews Are Vastly Better
Based on 141 reviews, the average user review score of the HP DeskJet 3630 is 90%, however the average rating of the HP 100 is 61% (based on 17 reviews).
Better PC Advisor.co.uk Review Score
The HP DeskJet 3630 has a review score of 60% from PC Advisor.co.uk, whereas the HP 100's rating was only 50% from the same site.

Reviews & Awards

Awards

HP 100 HP DeskJet 3630
1 Award
pcworld.com_techhive.com: Business Ready
No awards found

Average Expert Rating

The HP DeskJet 3630 has better expert reviews than the HP 100. The average expert reviews score for the HP DeskJet 3630 is 70% based on 9 reviews, where as the average score for the HP 100 is 65% based on 26 reviews.
HP 100 HP DeskJet 3630
5 stars
1 review
4 stars
10 reviews
3 stars
8 reviews
2 stars
2 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
Best
5 stars
0 reviews
4 stars
4 reviews
3 stars
3 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

The HP DeskJet 3630 has better user reviews than the HP 100. The average user reviews score for the HP DeskJet 3630 is 90% based on 141 reviews, where as the average score for the HP 100 is 61% based on 17 reviews.
HP 100 HP DeskJet 3630
5 stars
3 reviews
4 stars
6 reviews
3 stars
2 reviews
2 stars
1 review
1 star
5 reviews
Best
5 stars
94 reviews
4 stars
32 reviews
3 stars
9 reviews
2 stars
2 reviews
1 star
4 reviews

Expert Reviews Review Score

HP 100 HP DeskJet 3630
Best
Expert Reviews logo
It doesn't matter how good your printer is, it's not much use if it's at home and you're travelling on business. Step up HP's Officejet 100 Mobile Printer, a compact and highly portable inkjet that's designed to print on A4 paper wherever you are. Th...
This pint-sized printer has few compromises, but we had problems with Fast Draft mode and we wish it came with a case......
Sep 2011
Expert Reviews logo
There's no duplex (double-sided) printing, but the simple blue paper trays look good and keep everything tidy enough. There's no fancy screen, but if all you'll do is make the odd photocopy, the basic controls and simple LCD are just fine.As you'd ex...
HP's DeskJet 3630 is a bargain, but why does its software have to be so awful?...
Mar 2016

V3.co.uk Review Score

HP 100 HP DeskJet 3630
Best
V3.co.uk logo
HP's Officejet 100 Mobile Printer is a compact colour inkjet, designed for mobile workers who need to print documents while on the road using a mains adapter or an optional battery for power. Announced in April and available now, the Officejet 100 co...
HP's Officejet 100 is not the smallest mobile printer available, but produces high-quality prints, including documents with colour content. Buyers should, however, be mindful that the small ink cartridges may not last very long......
Jul 2011
V3.co.uk logo
Not everyone needs an enormous, auto-duplexing printer/scanner/copier combo like the Dell Colour Cloud Multifunction Printer H825cdw we reviewed late last year. Individuals and even small businesses will often find their requirements can be just as e...
Cheap, supports WiFi and WiFi Direct, eligible for money-saving HP Instant Ink
LCD screen, includes Quiet Mode
Flimsy plastics, mixed printing quality, slow operation, ink cartridges are expensive by themselves
Printing quality and speed could be better, but the DeskJet 3630 comes with enough special features - from full wireless connectivity to a unique ink replacement service - to make it a worthy budget MFP. Anyone who can spend more probably should, but...
Jan 2016

Date Released

HP 100 HP DeskJet 3630
23 months old Best 27 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.

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.
HP 100
HP
100
0 trees 0.003 tonnes CO2
HP DeskJet 3630
HP
DeskJet 3630
0 trees 0.00073 tonnes CO2 (Best)

Specification

Battery

HP 100 HP DeskJet 3630
Battery Recharge Time Unknown - Click to provide data

Printing

HP 100 HP DeskJet 3630
Print Speed (colour, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 3.5ppm Unknown - Click to provide data
Print Speed (black, Draft Quality, A4/US Letter) 22ppm Unknown - Click to provide data
Print Speed (colour, Draft Quality, A4/US Letter) 18ppm Unknown - Click to provide data
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 5ppm 8.5ppm
BEST

Print Technology

HP 100 HP DeskJet 3630
Maximum Duty Cycle 500 pages per month
BEST
1,000 pages per month
Print Cartridge 2 Unknown - Click to provide data

Memory

HP 100 HP DeskJet 3630
Maximum Internal Memory 64MB Unknown - Click to provide data
Internal Memory 64MB Unknown - Click to provide data

Input Capacity

HP 100 HP DeskJet 3630
Number of Standard Paper Trays 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Standard Input Capacity 50 sheets Unknown - Click to provide data

Paper Handling

HP 100 HP DeskJet 3630
Maximum Print Size
216 x 356 mm (Legal)
 216 x 356 mm (Legal)
216 x 356 mm (Legal)
 216 x 356 mm (Legal)
Standard Tray Media Weight 60g/m² Unknown - Click to provide data

Ports & Interfaces

HP 100 HP DeskJet 3630
USB 2.0 Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Sound Emission

HP 100 HP DeskJet 3630
Noise Level Unknown - Click to provide data 47dB

Weight & Dimensions

HP 100 HP DeskJet 3630
Package Weight Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight 2.3kg 4.2kg
Height 84mm 158mm
Depth 175mm 310mm
Width 348mm 438mm

Power

HP 100 HP DeskJet 3630
Power Consumption (standby) 5.8W 2.1W
Power Consumption (off) 0.34W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption 40W 10W

Operational Conditions

HP 100 HP DeskJet 3630
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H) 20% Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) 15% 20%
BEST
Storage Temperature (T-T) -40°C Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T) 40°C
BEST

Certificates

HP 100 HP DeskJet 3630
Certification Unknown - Click to provide data

Media Formats

HP 100 HP DeskJet 3630
Standard Media Sizes Unknown - Click to provide data

System Requirements

HP 100 HP DeskJet 3630
Compatible Operating Systems Unknown - Click to provide data

Media Weight

HP 100 HP DeskJet 3630
Recommended Media Weight Unknown - Click to provide data 60g/m²

Technical Details

HP 100 HP DeskJet 3630
Image Scaling/enlargement Range 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
Processor Frequency 220MHz Unknown - Click to provide data

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