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HP 100vsHP Officejet Pro 8740

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 Officejet Pro 8740

68

Overall Score

68

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec and good value for money 1200 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with alright running costs
89
Value for Money
Very Good
68
Features
Good Features
54
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
68
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
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 Officejet Pro 8740

68

Overall Score

68

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec and good value for money 1200 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with alright running costs
89
Value for Money
Very Good
68
Features
Good Features
54
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
68
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

HP 100 HP Officejet Pro 8740
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$404.96
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Reasons For

HP 100 HP Officejet Pro 8740
1 Reason For
Cheaper by $344
The HP 100 costs $60.84, whereas the HP Officejet Pro 8740 is $404.96.
5 Reasons For
Vastly Faster Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter)
The HP Officejet Pro 8740 has a print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter) of 36ppm, however the HP 100 is only a 5ppm print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Let inkjet printer (31ppm 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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Bigger Maximum Duty Cycle
HP Officejet Pro 8740 is 30,000 pages per month max duty cycle. That's 29,500 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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450 Sheets Bigger Standard Input Capacity
The HP Officejet Pro 8740 has a standard input capacity of 500 sheets, but the HP 100 is only a 50 sheets standard input capacity inkjet printer (450 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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More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this inkjet printer remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
14% Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
The HP Officejet Pro 8740 only costs $0 to run over five years but the HP 100 costs $1 to run (16% more).
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Reviews & Awards

Awards

HP 100 HP Officejet Pro 8740
1 Award
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No awards found

Average Expert Rating

HP 100 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Best
5 stars
1 review
4 stars
10 reviews
3 stars
8 reviews
2 stars
2 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
No reviews found

Average User Rating

HP 100 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Best
5 stars
3 reviews
4 stars
6 reviews
3 stars
2 reviews
2 stars
1 review
1 star
5 reviews
No reviews found

Date Released

HP 100 HP Officejet Pro 8740
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.

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.
HP 100
HP
100
0 trees 0.003 tonnes CO2
HP Officejet Pro 8740
HP
Officejet Pro
8740
0 trees 0.0026 tonnes CO2 (Best)

Specification

Battery

HP 100 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Battery Recharge Time Unknown - Click to provide data

Printing

HP 100 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
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
BEST
36ppm

Print Technology

HP 100 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Duplex Print Options Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Duty Cycle 500 pages per month
BEST
30,000 pages per month
Print Cartridge 2 Unknown - Click to provide data

Memory

HP 100 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Maximum Internal Memory 64MB 512MB
Internal Memory 64MB
BEST
512MB

Input Capacity

HP 100 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Number of Standard Paper Trays 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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 50 sheets 500 sheets
BEST

Output Capacity

HP 100 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Standard Output Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 150 sheets

Paper Handling

HP 100 HP Officejet Pro 8740
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 Officejet Pro 8740
USB 2.0 Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Sound Emission

HP 100 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Noise Level Unknown - Click to provide data 59dB

Weight & Dimensions

HP 100 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Package Weight Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight 2.3kg 18.4kg
Height 84mm 411mm
Depth 175mm 531mm
Width 348mm 550mm

Power

HP 100 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Power Consumption (standby) 5.8W 7.2W
Power Consumption (off) 0.34W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption 40W 35W

Operational Conditions

HP 100 HP Officejet Pro 8740
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) 32°C
BEST

Certificates

HP 100 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Certification Unknown - Click to provide data

Media Formats

HP 100 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Standard Media Sizes Unknown - Click to provide data

System Requirements

HP 100 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Compatible Operating Systems Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

HP 100 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Display Diagonal Unknown - Click to provide data 4.3"

Media Weight

HP 100 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Recommended Media Weight Unknown - Click to provide data 60g/m²

Technical Details

HP 100 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
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
Bundled Software Unknown - Click to provide data
Processor Frequency 220MHz Unknown - Click to provide data

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