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HP DeskJet 3720vsHP Officejet 5740

HP DeskJet 3720

85

Kagoo Score

85

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A bargain price and award winning 5.5ppm print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Le inkjet, with very good features
92
Reviews
245 Reviews + 1 Award
97
Value for Money
Excellent
83
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Popularity
Quite Popular
85
Overall Score
Excellent
5.5ppm 4800 X 1200 DPI Yes 7.5ppm Sep 2015
Print Speed (Colour) Maximum Resolution Wi-Fi Print Speed (Black) Release Date
Print Speed (Colour) 5.5ppm
Maximum Resolution 4800 X 1200 DPI
Wi-Fi Yes
Print Speed (Black) 7.5ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
HP Officejet 5740

82

Kagoo Score

82

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and top-value 8ppm print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Le inkjet, with plenty of owner recommendations
97
Value for Money
Excellent
82
Features
Fully-Featured
78
Popularity
Quite Popular
82
Overall Score
Excellent
8ppm 1200 X 1200 DPI Yes 22ppm Sep 2015
Print Speed (Colour) Maximum Resolution Wi-Fi Print Speed (Black) Release Date
Print Speed (Colour) 8ppm
Maximum Resolution 1200 X 1200 DPI
Wi-Fi Yes
Print Speed (Black) 22ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
HP DeskJet 3720

85

Kagoo Score

85

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A bargain price and award winning 5.5ppm print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Le inkjet, with very good features
92
Reviews
245 Reviews + 1 Award
97
Value for Money
Excellent
83
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Popularity
Quite Popular
85
Overall Score
Excellent
5.5ppm 4800 X 1200 DPI Yes 7.5ppm Sep 2015
Print Speed (Colour) Maximum Resolution Wi-Fi Print Speed (Black) Release Date
Print Speed (Colour) 5.5ppm
Maximum Resolution 4800 X 1200 DPI
Wi-Fi Yes
Print Speed (Black) 7.5ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
HP Officejet 5740

82

Kagoo Score

82

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and top-value 8ppm print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Le inkjet, with plenty of owner recommendations
97
Value for Money
Excellent
82
Features
Fully-Featured
78
Popularity
Quite Popular
82
Overall Score
Excellent
8ppm 1200 X 1200 DPI Yes 22ppm Sep 2015
Print Speed (Colour) Maximum Resolution Wi-Fi Print Speed (Black) Release Date
Print Speed (Colour) 8ppm
Maximum Resolution 1200 X 1200 DPI
Wi-Fi Yes
Print Speed (Black) 22ppm
Release Date Sep 2015

Top Prices

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Reasons For

HP DeskJet 3720 HP Officejet 5740
3 Reasons For
Cheaper by $15
The HP DeskJet 3720 is $15 cheaper than the HP Officejet 5740.
Better Manufacturer's Guarantee by One Year
The HP DeskJet 3720 comes with a one year guarantee from the manufacturer, whereas the HP Officejet 5740 has a zero year guarantee.
Better User Reviews
Based on 226 reviews, the HP DeskJet 3720 has an average user review score of 89%, whereas the HP Officejet 5740 has an average rating of 84% (based on 124 reviews).
4 Reasons For
More Shops Are Selling it
The more shops stock the product, the greater competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Better Expert Reviews
Based on 9 expert reviews, the HP Officejet 5740 has an average review score of 75%, but the HP DeskJet 3720 has an average rating of 69% (based on 19 reviews).
Better Trusted Reviews Review Score
Trusted Reviews's HP Officejet 5740 review gave it a score of 80%, however the HP DeskJet 3720's rating was only 60% from the same site.
Better PC Welt.de Review Score
PC Welt.de gave the HP Officejet 5740 a review score of 72%, however the HP DeskJet 3720 only has a rating of 59% from the same site.

Reviews & Awards

Awards

The HP DeskJet 3720 and the HP Officejet 5740 both have 1 award. Compare all award winning inkjet printers.
HP DeskJet 3720 HP Officejet 5740
1 Award
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1 Award
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Average Expert Rating

The HP Officejet 5740 has better expert reviews than the HP DeskJet 3720. The average expert reviews score for the HP Officejet 5740 is 75% based on 9 reviews, where as the average score for the HP DeskJet 3720 is 69% based on 19 reviews.
HP DeskJet 3720 HP Officejet 5740
5 stars
1 review
4 stars
6 reviews
3 stars
5 reviews
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 User Rating

The HP DeskJet 3720 has better user reviews than the HP Officejet 5740. The average user reviews score for the HP DeskJet 3720 is 89% based on 226 reviews, where as the average score for the HP Officejet 5740 is 84% based on 124 reviews.
HP DeskJet 3720 HP Officejet 5740
Best
5 stars
146 reviews
4 stars
63 reviews
3 stars
8 reviews
2 stars
2 reviews
1 star
7 reviews
5 stars
76 reviews
4 stars
24 reviews
3 stars
8 reviews
2 stars
5 reviews
1 star
11 reviews

Proportion of Users That Recommend It

A greater percentage of owner recommended the HP DeskJet 3720 than the HP Officejet 5740. Out of 245 reviews, 21.6% recommend the HP DeskJet 3720, however, out of 133 reviews, only 1.5% recommend the HP Officejet 5740.

Trusted Reviews Review Score

HP DeskJet 3720 HP Officejet 5740
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What is the HP DeskJet 3720? The HP DeskJet 3720 is a return to the world of ultra-budget multi-function photo printers. A decade ago, most of the major printer manufacturers made photo printers ? small-format devices whose sole task was to print pho...
WiFi connectivity
Tiny footprint
Colourful design
Very slow
Scanner is difficult to master
Can only scan from single sheets
Brownie points to HP for trying a new take on the home all-in-one printer, but there are much better printers to be had for similar money......
Aug 2016
Best
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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

Date Released

HP DeskJet 3720 HP Officejet 5740
33 months old 33 months old

Manufacturer's Warranty

Key Features

Print Speed (colour)

This measures how long it takes the inkjet printer to print a single colour A4 page at normal quality.

A faster print speed means the inkjet printer is more efficient and can manage larger print jobs faster.

Print Speed (black)

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.

Specification

 
 
 
Printing HP DeskJet 3720 HP Officejet 5740
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) 5.5ppm 8ppm
BEST
Print Speed (Black) 7.5ppm
BEST
22ppm
 
 
 
Print Technology HP DeskJet 3720 HP Officejet 5740
Duplex Print Options Manual Yes
Maximum Duty Cycle Unknown - Click to provide data 1,000 Pages Per Month
 
 
 
Memory HP DeskJet 3720 HP Officejet 5740
Internal Memory Unknown - Click to provide data 128MB
 
 
 
Input Capacity HP DeskJet 3720 HP Officejet 5740
Auto Document Feeder (ADF) Input Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 25 Sheets
Maximum Input Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 125 Sheets
Standard Input Capacity 60 Sheets
BEST
125 Sheets
 
 
 
Output Capacity HP DeskJet 3720 HP Officejet 5740
Standard Output Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 25 Sheets
 
 
 
Paper Handling HP DeskJet 3720 HP Officejet 5740
Maximum Print Size
216 x 356
 216 x 356
216 x 356
 216 x 356
 
 
 
Sound Emission HP DeskJet 3720 HP Officejet 5740
Noise Level Unknown - Click to provide data 48dB
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions HP DeskJet 3720 HP Officejet 5740
Weight 2.3kg 7.7kg
Height Unknown - Click to provide data 193mm
Depth Unknown - Click to provide data 410mm
Width Unknown - Click to provide data 452mm
 
 
 
Power HP DeskJet 3720 HP Officejet 5740
Power Consumption (Standby) Unknown - Click to provide data 5.25W
Typical Power Consumption Unknown - Click to provide data 15W
 
 
 
Operational Conditions HP DeskJet 3720 HP Officejet 5740
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data 15%
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data 40°C
 
 
 
Media Formats HP DeskJet 3720 HP Officejet 5740
Standard Media Sizes Unknown - Click to provide data ANSI A (Letter) (216 X 279 Mm), Legal (216 X 356 Mm), A4 (210 X 297 Mm), A5 (148 X 210 Mm), B5 (176 X 250 Mm), A6 (105 X 148 Mm), 100 X 150 Mm, C6 (114 X 162 Mm), 101.6 X 152.4 Mm, 76 X 127 Mm, 127 X 177.8 Mm, 203.2 X 254 Mm, 148 X 210 Mm
 
 
 
Consumables HP DeskJet 3720 HP Officejet 5740
Approximate Page Yield (A4, Colour) Unknown - Click to provide data
EP-Cartridge Black: HP 304 - Tri-Colour: HP 304 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
System Requirements HP DeskJet 3720 HP Officejet 5740
Compatible Operating Systems Unknown - Click to provide data MS Windows 7, MS Windows XP SP3, MS Windows 7 64-Bit Edition, Apple Mac OS X 10.7, Apple Mac OS X 10.8, Windows 8, Windows 8 64-Bit, Windows 8.1, Apple Mac OS X 10.9, Windows 8.1 64-Bit, MS Windows Vista (32/64 Bits)
Minimum System Requirements Windows 7, 8, 10 - OS X V10.8 Mountain Lion Onwards Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Scanning HP DeskJet 3720 HP Officejet 5740
Scanner Features Scan to Email Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Display HP DeskJet 3720 HP Officejet 5740
Display Diagonal Unknown - Click to provide data 2.65"
 
 
 
Media Weight HP DeskJet 3720 HP Officejet 5740
Recommended Media Weight Unknown - Click to provide data 75g/m²
 
 
 
Technical Details HP DeskJet 3720 HP Officejet 5740
Scan Speed (OCR, A4) 15 Seconds Per Scan Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Scaling/enlargement Range Unknown - Click to provide data 400%
Printer Features Quiet Mode Unknown - Click to provide data
Fax Resolution Fine Mode (Colour) Unknown - Click to provide data 300 X 311 Dpi, 196 X 208 Dpi, 200 X 208 Dpi, 98 X 208 Dpi
Service & Support Unknown - Click to provide data Limited Warranty - 1 Year
Type Unknown - Click to provide data Fax | Copier | Printer | Scanner
Wireless Technology WiFi - Apple AirPrint Unknown - Click to provide data
Interface Unknown - Click to provide data 1 X USB 2.0 - 4 Pin USB Type B 1 X USB Host - 4 Pin USB Type A 1 X LAN - RJ-45 1 X Modem - RJ-11
Copy Resolution (Black Text) Unknown - Click to provide data Up to 300 X 300 Dpi (Mono) / Up to 600 X 600 Dpi (Colour)
Media Types Supported Unknown - Click to provide data Transparencies, Envelopes, Plain Paper, Cards, Labels, Iron-On Transfers, Photo Paper
Colour Depth 24-Bit 24 Bit
Copy Speed (Normal Quality, Black, A4) Unknown - Click to provide data Up to 21 Ppm (Mono) / Up to 19 Ppm (Colour)
Compliance Industry Standards Unknown - Click to provide data FCC Class B Certified, BSMI, CISPR 24, ICES-003, CISPR 22, EN55022 Class B, AS/NZS 60950-1, EMC, FCC Part 15, PSB, CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1-07, KCC, VCCI V-3, LVD, EN 62311, EN 61000-3-3:2008, EN 61000-3-2:2006+A1:2009+A2:2009, IEC 62479, EN 62479:2010, EN55024:2010, CNS13438:2006, IEC 62311, EN55022:2
Bundled Software HP Printer Software - HP Update - Shop for Supplies Online Drivers & Utilities, HP Photo Creations, HP Update
Optical Scanning Resolution 1,200 DPI Unknown - Click to provide data

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