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HP Envy 4520 vs HP OfficeJet 3830
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HP Envy 4520vsHP OfficeJet 3830

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 OfficeJet 3830

76

Overall Score

76

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but only moderate value for money 1200 x 1200 DPI inkjet printer, with many owner recommendations
65
Value for Money
Good
82
Features
Fully-Featured
76
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 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 OfficeJet 3830

76

Overall Score

76

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but only moderate value for money 1200 x 1200 DPI inkjet printer, with many owner recommendations
65
Value for Money
Good
82
Features
Fully-Featured
76
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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Reasons For

HP Envy 4520 HP OfficeJet 3830
4 Reasons For
11.5ppm Faster Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter)
HP Envy 4520 is 20ppm print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Let, but the HP OfficeJet 3830 is only an 8.5ppm print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Let inkjet printer (11.5ppm 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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200 Pages Per Month Bigger Maximum Duty Cycle
The HP Envy 4520 is a 1,200 pages per month max duty cycle inkjet printer. That's 200 pages per month bigger than the HP OfficeJet 3830 (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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A Lot Bigger Standard Input Capacity
The HP Envy 4520 has a standard input capacity of 100 sheets, whereas the HP OfficeJet 3830 is only a 60 sheets standard input capacity inkjet printer (40 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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One Year Longer Manufacturer's Guarantee
The manufacturer's guarantee provided with the HP Envy 4520 is one year, but it is zero years for the HP OfficeJet 3830.
4 Reasons For
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.
Cheaper to Run by $0 Over Five Years
The HP OfficeJet 3830 only costs $0 to run over five years however the HP Envy 4520 costs $0 to run (46% more).
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Expert Reviews Are Better
The average expert review score of the HP OfficeJet 3830 is 82% based on 4 reviews, whereas the average rating of the HP Envy 4520 is 73% (based on 3 reviews).
User Reviews Are Moderately Better
The average user review score of the HP OfficeJet 3830 is 92% based on 343 reviews, whereas the average rating of the HP Envy 4520 is 88% (based on 905 reviews).

Reviews & Awards

Average Expert Rating

The HP OfficeJet 3830 has better expert reviews than the HP Envy 4520. The average expert reviews score for the HP OfficeJet 3830 is 82% based on 4 reviews, where as the average score for the HP Envy 4520 is 73% based on 3 reviews.
HP Envy 4520 HP OfficeJet 3830
5 stars
0 reviews
4 stars
2 reviews
3 stars
1 review
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
Best
5 stars
1 review
4 stars
1 review
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

The HP OfficeJet 3830 has better user reviews than the HP Envy 4520. The average user reviews score for the HP OfficeJet 3830 is 92% based on 343 reviews, where as the average score for the HP Envy 4520 is 88% based on 905 reviews.
HP Envy 4520 HP OfficeJet 3830
5 stars
572 reviews
4 stars
231 reviews
3 stars
43 reviews
2 stars
13 reviews
1 star
46 reviews
Best
5 stars
252 reviews
4 stars
70 reviews
3 stars
11 reviews
2 stars
3 reviews
1 star
7 reviews

Proportion of Users That Recommend It

For both the HP OfficeJet 3830 than the HP Envy 4520 the same percentage of owners recommend the product. In both cases 81.6% recommend the product, based on a total of 348 reviews for the HP OfficeJet 3830 and 348 reviews for the HP OfficeJet 3830.

Date Released

HP Envy 4520 HP OfficeJet 3830
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 Envy 4520
HP
Envy 4520
0 trees 0.0011 tonnes CO2
HP OfficeJet 3830
HP
OfficeJet 3830
0 trees 0.00076 tonnes CO2 (Best)

Specification

 
 
 
Printing HP Envy 4520 HP OfficeJet 3830
Time to First Page (colour, Normal) 20s 17s
BEST
Time to First Page (black, Normal) 18s 14s
BEST
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 20ppm 8.5ppm
BEST
 
 
 
Print Technology HP Envy 4520 HP OfficeJet 3830
Print Head Nozzles Unknown - Click to provide data
Duplex Print Options Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Duty Cycle 1,200 Pages Per Month
BEST
1,000 Pages Per Month
 
 
 
Memory HP Envy 4520 HP OfficeJet 3830
Maximum Internal Memory 64MB 512MB
Internal Memory 64MB
BEST
512MB
 
 
 
Input Capacity HP Envy 4520 HP OfficeJet 3830
Auto Document Feeder (ADF) Input Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 35 Sheets
Standard Input Capacity 100 Sheets 60 Sheets
BEST
 
 
 
Output Capacity HP Envy 4520 HP OfficeJet 3830
Standard Output Capacity 25 Sheets 25 Sheets
 
 
 
Paper Handling HP Envy 4520 HP OfficeJet 3830
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 Envy 4520 HP OfficeJet 3830
Noise Level 51dB 48dB
BEST
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions HP Envy 4520 HP OfficeJet 3830
Weight 5.4kg 5.6kg
Height 128mm 224.4mm
Depth 367mm 364mm
Width 445mm 450mm
 
 
 
Power HP Envy 4520 HP OfficeJet 3830
Power Consumption (standby) 3.05W 2.83W
Typical Power Consumption 15W 10W
 
 
 
Operational Conditions HP Envy 4520 HP OfficeJet 3830
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) 20% 20%
Operating Temperature (T-T) 40°C 40°C
 
 
 
Media Formats HP Envy 4520 HP OfficeJet 3830
Standard Media Sizes
 
 
 
System Requirements HP Envy 4520 HP OfficeJet 3830
Compatible Operating Systems
 
 
 
Display HP Envy 4520 HP OfficeJet 3830
Display Diagonal 2.2" 2.2"
 
 
 
Media Weight HP Envy 4520 HP OfficeJet 3830
Recommended Media Weight 64g/m² 60g/m²
 
 
 
Technical Details HP Envy 4520 HP OfficeJet 3830
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
Service & Support
Type
Interface
Copy Resolution (black Text)
Supported Network Protocols Unknown - Click to provide data
Media Types Supported
Colour Depth
Copy Speed (normal Quality, Black, A4)
Compliance Industry Standards
Bundled Software

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