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HP Envy 4520 vs HP Officejet Pro 6230
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HP Envy 4520vsHP Officejet Pro 6230

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 Pro 6230

85

Overall Score

85

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and award winning 600 x 1200 DPI inkjet printer, with a good price
98
Reviews
93 Reviews + 2 Awards
74
Value for Money
Good
87
Features
Fully-Featured
85
Overall Score
Excellent
600 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 225 Sheets Sep 2015
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Standard Input Capacity Release Date
Maximum Resolution 600 X 1200 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Standard Input Capacity 225 Sheets
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 Pro 6230

85

Overall Score

85

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and award winning 600 x 1200 DPI inkjet printer, with a good price
98
Reviews
93 Reviews + 2 Awards
74
Value for Money
Good
87
Features
Fully-Featured
85
Overall Score
Excellent
600 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 225 Sheets Sep 2015
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Standard Input Capacity Release Date
Maximum Resolution 600 X 1200 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Standard Input Capacity 225 Sheets
Release Date Sep 2015

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Reasons For

HP Envy 4520 HP Officejet Pro 6230
4 Reasons For
$21 Cheaper
The HP Envy 4520 costs $20.99 less than the HP Officejet Pro 6230.
39% Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
The HP Envy 4520 is $0 cheaper to run than the HP Officejet Pro 6230 over five years.
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One Year Longer Manufacturer's Guarantee
The manufacturer's guarantee provided with the HP Envy 4520 is one year, however it is zero years for the HP Officejet Pro 6230.
User Reviews Are Appreciably Better
Based on 905 user reviews, the average review score of the HP Envy 4520 is 88%, however the average rating of the HP Officejet Pro 6230 is 75% (based on 89 reviews).
4 Reasons For
Hugely Bigger Maximum Duty Cycle
HP Officejet Pro 6230 is 15,000 pages per month max duty cycle, but the HP Envy 4520 is only a 1,200 pages per month max duty cycle inkjet printer (13,800 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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Bigger Standard Input Capacity
The HP Officejet Pro 6230 is a 225 sheets standard input capacity inkjet printer. That's 125 sheets bigger than the HP Envy 4520 (100 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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Bigger Standard Output Capacity
The HP Officejet Pro 6230 is a 60 sheets standard output capacity inkjet printer. That's 35 sheets bigger than the HP Envy 4520 (25 sheets).

This indicates how many printed sheets of paper the output tray of the printer can hold before it starts to overflow.

A bigger output capacity means that the printer can print more/bigger jobs at once, and won't need to be looked after or the paper collected mid-job.

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Vastly Better Expert Reviews
The HP Officejet Pro 6230 has an average expert review score of 100%, however the HP Envy 4520 has an average rating of 73% (based on 3 reviews).

Reviews & Awards

Awards

HP Envy 4520 HP Officejet Pro 6230
No awards found
2 Awards

Average Expert Rating

The HP Officejet Pro 6230 has better expert reviews than the HP Envy 4520. The average expert reviews score for the HP Officejet Pro 6230 is 100% 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 Pro 6230
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
0 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

The HP Envy 4520 has better user reviews than the HP Officejet Pro 6230. The average user reviews score for the HP Envy 4520 is 88% based on 905 reviews, where as the average score for the HP Officejet Pro 6230 is 75% based on 89 reviews.
HP Envy 4520 HP Officejet Pro 6230
Best
5 stars
572 reviews
4 stars
231 reviews
3 stars
43 reviews
2 stars
13 reviews
1 star
46 reviews
5 stars
39 reviews
4 stars
23 reviews
3 stars
8 reviews
2 stars
3 reviews
1 star
16 reviews

Proportion of Users That Recommend It

For both the HP Envy 4520 than the HP Officejet Pro 6230 the same percentage of owners recommend the product. In both cases 77.2% recommend the product, based on a total of 908 reviews for the HP Envy 4520 and 908 reviews for the HP Envy 4520.

Date Released

HP Envy 4520 HP Officejet Pro 6230
30 months old 30 months old

Manufacturer's Warranty

Key Features

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.

Standard Output Capacity

This indicates how many printed sheets of paper the output tray of the printer can hold before it starts to overflow.

A bigger output capacity means that the printer can print more/bigger jobs at once, and won't need to be looked after or the paper collected mid-job.

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 (Best)
HP Officejet Pro 6230
HP
Officejet Pro
6230
0 trees 0.0018 tonnes CO2

Specification

 
 
 
Printing HP Envy 4520 HP Officejet Pro 6230
Time to First Page (colour, Normal) 20s 17s
BEST
Time to First Page (black, Normal) 18s 14s
BEST
Resolution Colour Unknown - Click to provide data 600 DPI
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 20ppm Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Print Technology HP Envy 4520 HP Officejet Pro 6230
Print Head Nozzles
Duplex Print Options Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Duty Cycle 1,200 Pages Per Month 15,000 Pages Per Month
BEST
 
 
 
Memory HP Envy 4520 HP Officejet Pro 6230
Maximum Internal Memory 64MB Unknown - Click to provide data
Internal Memory 64MB Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Input Capacity HP Envy 4520 HP Officejet Pro 6230
Maximum Input Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 225 Sheets
Standard Input Capacity 100 Sheets 225 Sheets
BEST
 
 
 
Output Capacity HP Envy 4520 HP Officejet Pro 6230
Standard Output Capacity 25 Sheets 60 Sheets
BEST
 
 
 
Paper Handling HP Envy 4520 HP Officejet Pro 6230
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 Pro 6230
Noise Level 51dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Printing Noise Level Unknown - Click to provide data 63dB
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions HP Envy 4520 HP Officejet Pro 6230
Weight 5.4kg 5.1kg
Height 128mm 145.5mm
Depth 367mm 385mm
Width 445mm 464mm
 
 
 
Power HP Envy 4520 HP Officejet Pro 6230
Power Consumption (standby) 3.05W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (off) Unknown - Click to provide data 1.16W
Typical Power Consumption 15W 24W
 
 
 
Operational Conditions HP Envy 4520 HP Officejet Pro 6230
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) 20% 20%
Operating Temperature (T-T) 40°C 40°C
 
 
 
Media Formats HP Envy 4520 HP Officejet Pro 6230
Standard Media Sizes
 
 
 
System Requirements HP Envy 4520 HP Officejet Pro 6230
Compatible Operating Systems
Minimum System Requirements Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Display HP Envy 4520 HP Officejet Pro 6230
Display Diagonal 2.2" Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Media Weight HP Envy 4520 HP Officejet Pro 6230
Recommended Media Weight 64g/m² 60g/m²
 
 
 
Technical Details HP Envy 4520 HP Officejet Pro 6230
Colour Management
Technical Features Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Scaling/enlargement Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Service & Support
Type
Interface
Copy Resolution (black Text) Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Network Protocols Unknown - Click to provide data
Media Types Supported
Power Supply Type Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour Depth Unknown - Click to provide data
Copy Speed (normal Quality, Black, A4) Unknown - Click to provide data
RAM Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data
Compliance Industry Standards
Bundled Software Unknown - Click to provide data
Processor Frequency Unknown - Click to provide data 50MHz

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