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HP Deskjet 3636 vs HP Officejet Pro 8720
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HP Deskjet 3636vsHP Officejet Pro 8720

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 Officejet Pro 8720

81

Overall Score

81

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
An award winning and fully featured 1200 x 1200 DPI inkjet
94
Reviews
68 Reviews + 2 Awards
69
Value for Money
Good
84
Features
Fully-Featured
81
Overall Score
Excellent
1200 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 37ppm 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) 37ppm
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 Officejet Pro 8720

81

Overall Score

81

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
An award winning and fully featured 1200 x 1200 DPI inkjet
94
Reviews
68 Reviews + 2 Awards
69
Value for Money
Good
84
Features
Fully-Featured
81
Overall Score
Excellent
1200 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 37ppm 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) 37ppm
Release Date Sep 2015

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Reasons For

HP Deskjet 3636 HP Officejet Pro 8720
2 Reasons For
$0 Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
The HP Deskjet 3636 only costs $0 to run over five years whereas the HP Officejet Pro 8720 costs $0 to run (246% more).
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One Year Longer Manufacturer's Guarantee
The manufacturer's guarantee provided with the HP Deskjet 3636 is one year, but it is zero years for the HP Officejet Pro 8720.
5 Reasons For
Significantly Faster Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter)
The HP Officejet Pro 8720 is a 37ppm print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Let inkjet printer, whereas the HP Deskjet 3636 is only an 8.5ppm print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Let inkjet printer (28.5ppm 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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Bigger Maximum Duty Cycle
The HP Officejet Pro 8720 has a maximum duty cycle of 30,000 pages per month. That's 29,000 pages per month bigger than the HP Deskjet 3636 (1,000 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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190 Sheets Bigger Standard Input Capacity
The HP Officejet Pro 8720 has a standard input capacity of 250 sheets, however the HP Deskjet 3636 is only a 60 sheets standard input capacity inkjet printer (190 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 price competition amongst retailers for this inkjet printer and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
User Reviews Are Significantly Better
The average user review score of the HP Officejet Pro 8720 is 90% based on 894 reviews, whereas the average rating of the HP Deskjet 3636 is 70% (based on 21 reviews).

Reviews & Awards

Awards

HP Deskjet 3636 HP Officejet Pro 8720
No awards found
2 Awards

Average Expert Rating

HP Deskjet 3636 HP Officejet Pro 8720
No reviews found
Best
5 stars
1 review
4 stars
6 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

The HP Officejet Pro 8720 has better user reviews than the HP Deskjet 3636. The average user reviews score for the HP Officejet Pro 8720 is 90% based on 894 reviews, where as the average score for the HP Deskjet 3636 is 70% based on 21 reviews.
HP Deskjet 3636 HP Officejet Pro 8720
5 stars
11 reviews
4 stars
2 reviews
3 stars
1 review
2 stars
1 review
1 star
6 reviews
Best
5 stars
591 reviews
4 stars
226 reviews
3 stars
28 reviews
2 stars
20 reviews
1 star
29 reviews

Date Released

HP Deskjet 3636 HP Officejet Pro 8720
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 0.00075 tonnes CO2 (Best)
HP Officejet Pro 8720
HP
Officejet Pro
8720
0 trees 0.0026 tonnes CO2

Specification

 
 
 
Printing HP Deskjet 3636 HP Officejet Pro 8720
Time to First Page (colour, Normal) Unknown - Click to provide data 10s
Time to First Page (black, Normal) Unknown - Click to provide data 9s
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
37ppm
 
 
 
Print Technology HP Deskjet 3636 HP Officejet Pro 8720
Duplex Print Options
Maximum Duty Cycle 1,000 Pages Per Month 30,000 Pages Per Month
BEST
 
 
 
Memory HP Deskjet 3636 HP Officejet Pro 8720
Maximum Internal Memory Unknown - Click to provide data 256MB
Internal Memory Unknown - Click to provide data 256MB
 
 
 
Input Capacity HP Deskjet 3636 HP Officejet Pro 8720
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 60 Sheets
BEST
250 Sheets
 
 
 
Output Capacity HP Deskjet 3636 HP Officejet Pro 8720
Standard Output Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 150 Sheets
 
 
 
Paper Handling HP Deskjet 3636 HP Officejet Pro 8720
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 Officejet Pro 8720
Noise Level Unknown - Click to provide data 60dB
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions HP Deskjet 3636 HP Officejet Pro 8720
Weight 4.2kg 15kg
Height Unknown - Click to provide data 339.1mm
Depth Unknown - Click to provide data 530.1mm
Width Unknown - Click to provide data 499.5mm
 
 
 
Power HP Deskjet 3636 HP Officejet Pro 8720
Power Consumption (standby) Unknown - Click to provide data 6.7W
Typical Power Consumption 10W 35W
 
 
 
Operational Conditions HP Deskjet 3636 HP Officejet Pro 8720
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data 20%
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data 32°C
 
 
 
Media Formats HP Deskjet 3636 HP Officejet Pro 8720
Standard Media Sizes Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Consumables HP Deskjet 3636 HP Officejet Pro 8720
Approximate Page Yield (A4, Colour) Unknown - Click to provide data
EP-Cartridge Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
System Requirements HP Deskjet 3636 HP Officejet Pro 8720
Compatible Operating Systems Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum System Requirements Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Display HP Deskjet 3636 HP Officejet Pro 8720
Display Diagonal Unknown - Click to provide data 4.3"
 
 
 
Technical Details HP Deskjet 3636 HP Officejet Pro 8720
Image Scaling/enlargement Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Printer Features Unknown - Click to provide data
Fax Resolution Fine Mode (colour) 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
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
Optical Scanning Resolution 1,200 DPI Unknown - Click to provide data

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