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HP Deskjet 3636 vs HP Envy 4520
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HP Deskjet 3636vsHP Envy 4520

HP Deskjet 3636

76

Overall Score

76

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but 2 year old 4800 x 1200 DPI inkjet
82
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Overall Score
Very Good
4800 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 4800 X 1200 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 8.5ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
HP Envy 4520

75

Overall Score

75

Overall Score

HP Envy 4520

$44.00
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but only average value for money 1200 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with lots of owner recommendations
64
Value for Money
Good
82
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Overall Score
Very Good
1200 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 20ppm 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) 20ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
HP Deskjet 3636

76

Overall Score

76

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but 2 year old 4800 x 1200 DPI inkjet
82
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Overall Score
Very Good
4800 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 4800 X 1200 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 8.5ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
HP Envy 4520

75

Overall Score

75

Overall Score

HP Envy 4520

$44.00
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but only average value for money 1200 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with lots of owner recommendations
64
Value for Money
Good
82
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Overall Score
Very Good
1200 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 20ppm 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) 20ppm
Release Date Sep 2015

Top Prices

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Reasons For

HP Deskjet 3636 HP Envy 4520
1 Reason For
32% Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
Over five years the HP Deskjet 3636 is $0 cheaper to run than the HP Envy 4520.
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5 Reasons For
Faster Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter)
HP Envy 4520 is 20ppm print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Let. That's 11.5ppm faster than the HP Deskjet 3636 (8.5ppm).

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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200 Pages Per Month Bigger Maximum Duty Cycle
The HP Envy 4520 is a 1,200 pages per month max duty cycle inkjet printer, whereas the HP Deskjet 3636 is only a 1,000 pages per month max duty cycle inkjet printer (200 pages per month smaller).

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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40% Bigger Standard Input Capacity
The HP Envy 4520 is a 100 sheets standard input capacity inkjet printer. That's 40 sheets bigger than the HP Deskjet 3636 (60 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
The more shops stock the product, the greater competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Considerably Better User Reviews
Based on 905 reviews, the HP Envy 4520 has an average user review score of 88%, but the HP Deskjet 3636 has an average rating of 70% (based on 21 reviews).

Reviews & Awards

Average Expert Rating

HP Deskjet 3636 HP Envy 4520
No reviews found
Best
5 stars
0 reviews
4 stars
2 reviews
3 stars
1 review
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

The HP Envy 4520 has better user reviews than the HP Deskjet 3636. The average user reviews score for the HP Envy 4520 is 88% based on 905 reviews, where as the average score for the HP Deskjet 3636 is 70% based on 21 reviews.
HP Deskjet 3636 HP Envy 4520
5 stars
11 reviews
4 stars
2 reviews
3 stars
1 review
2 stars
1 review
1 star
6 reviews
Best
5 stars
572 reviews
4 stars
231 reviews
3 stars
43 reviews
2 stars
13 reviews
1 star
46 reviews

Date Released

HP Deskjet 3636 HP Envy 4520
30 months old 30 months old

Manufacturer's Warranty

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 Deskjet 3636
HP
Deskjet 3636
0 trees 0.00076 tonnes CO2 (Best)
HP Envy 4520
HP
Envy 4520
0 trees 0.0011 tonnes CO2

Specification

 
 
 
Printing HP Deskjet 3636 HP Envy 4520
Time to First Page (colour, Normal) Unknown - Click to provide data 20s
Time to First Page (black, Normal) Unknown - Click to provide data 18s
Print Speed (colour, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 6ppm Unknown - Click to provide data
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 8.5ppm
BEST
20ppm
 
 
 
Print Technology HP Deskjet 3636 HP Envy 4520
Print Head Nozzles Unknown - Click to provide data
Duplex Print Options
Maximum Duty Cycle 1,000 Pages Per Month 1,200 Pages Per Month
BEST
 
 
 
Memory HP Deskjet 3636 HP Envy 4520
Maximum Internal Memory Unknown - Click to provide data 64MB
Internal Memory Unknown - Click to provide data 64MB
 
 
 
Input Capacity HP Deskjet 3636 HP Envy 4520
Standard Input Capacity 60 Sheets
BEST
100 Sheets
 
 
 
Output Capacity HP Deskjet 3636 HP Envy 4520
Standard Output Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 25 Sheets
 
 
 
Paper Handling HP Deskjet 3636 HP Envy 4520
Maximum Print Size
216 x 356 mm (Legal)
 216 x 356 mm (Legal)
216 x 356 mm (Legal)
 216 x 356 mm (Legal)
 
 
 
Sound Emission HP Deskjet 3636 HP Envy 4520
Noise Level Unknown - Click to provide data 51dB
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions HP Deskjet 3636 HP Envy 4520
Weight 4.2kg 5.4kg
Height Unknown - Click to provide data 128mm
Depth Unknown - Click to provide data 367mm
Width Unknown - Click to provide data 445mm
 
 
 
Power HP Deskjet 3636 HP Envy 4520
Power Consumption (standby) Unknown - Click to provide data 3.05W
Typical Power Consumption 10W 15W
 
 
 
Operational Conditions HP Deskjet 3636 HP Envy 4520
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data 20%
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data 40°C
 
 
 
Media Formats HP Deskjet 3636 HP Envy 4520
Standard Media Sizes Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Consumables HP Deskjet 3636 HP Envy 4520
Approximate Page Yield (A4, Colour) Unknown - Click to provide data
EP-Cartridge Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
System Requirements HP Deskjet 3636 HP Envy 4520
Compatible Operating Systems Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum System Requirements Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Display HP Deskjet 3636 HP Envy 4520
Display Diagonal Unknown - Click to provide data 2.2"
 
 
 
Media Weight HP Deskjet 3636 HP Envy 4520
Recommended Media Weight Unknown - Click to provide data 64g/m²
 
 
 
Technical Details HP Deskjet 3636 HP Envy 4520
Colour Management Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Scaling/enlargement Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Printer Features Unknown - Click to provide data
Service & Support Unknown - Click to provide data
Type Unknown - Click to provide data
Wireless Technology Unknown - Click to provide data
Interface Unknown - Click to provide data
Copy Resolution (black Text) Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Network Protocols 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
Optical Scanning Resolution 1,200 DPI Unknown - Click to provide data

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