HP ENVY 5540 vs HP ENVY 7640
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HP ENVY 5540vsHP ENVY 7640

HP ENVY 5540

73

Overall Score

73

Overall Score

HP ENVY 5540

$155.00
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and good spec 1200 x 1200 DPI inkjet printer, but representing only average value for money
67
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
89
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good
1200 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 22ppm 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) 22ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
HP ENVY 7640

83

Overall Score

83

Overall Score

HP ENVY 7640

$64.95
$42.83
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and top-value 1200 x 1200 DPI inkjet printer, with great features
97
Value for Money
Excellent
81
Features
Fully-Featured
90
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
83
Overall Score
Excellent
1200 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 22ppm 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) 22ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
HP ENVY 5540

73

Overall Score

73

Overall Score

HP ENVY 5540

$155.00
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and good spec 1200 x 1200 DPI inkjet printer, but representing only average value for money
67
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
89
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good
1200 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 22ppm 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) 22ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
HP ENVY 7640

83

Overall Score

83

Overall Score

HP ENVY 7640

$64.95
$42.83
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and top-value 1200 x 1200 DPI inkjet printer, with great features
97
Value for Money
Excellent
81
Features
Fully-Featured
90
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
83
Overall Score
Excellent
1200 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 22ppm 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) 22ppm
Release Date Sep 2015

Top Prices

HP ENVY 5540 HP ENVY 7640
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$155.00
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$89.99
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HP Envy 7640 Color All in One Photo Two-Sided Wireless Printer Scanner Copier (Brand new, unopened)
$96.85
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HP Envy 7640 Wireless All-In-One Inkjet photo Printer (Brand new, unopened)
$99.99
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$149.99
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HP Envy 7640 All in One Wireless Inkjet Printer - Brand New (Brand new, unopened)
$238.00
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$399.99
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Reasons For

HP ENVY 5540 HP ENVY 7640
4 Reasons For
Cheaper to Run by $0 Over Five Years
The HP ENVY 5540 only costs $0 to run over five years however the HP ENVY 7640 costs $0 to run (6% more).
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User Reviews Are Significantly Better
The average user review score of the HP ENVY 5540 is 94% based on 311 reviews, whereas the average rating of the HP ENVY 7640 is 69% (based on 41 reviews).
Better Tomsguide.com Review Score
The HP ENVY 5540 has a Tomsguide.com review score of 90%, but the rating of the HP ENVY 7640 was only 50% from the same site.
Better Computershopper.com Review Score
Computershopper.com gave the HP ENVY 5540 a review score of 60%, but the rating of the HP ENVY 7640 was only 50% from the same site.
6 Reasons For
$90 Cheaper
The HP ENVY 7640 costs $64.95, whereas the HP ENVY 5540 is $155.00.
More Shops Are Selling it
The more stores stock this inkjet printer, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
One More Awards
The HP ENVY 7640 has 2 awards, however the HP ENVY 5540 has 1 award.
Expert Reviews Are Slightly Better
The average expert review score of the HP ENVY 7640 is 74%, but the average rating of the HP ENVY 5540 is 71% (based on 12 reviews).
Better PC Mag Review Score
The HP ENVY 7640 has a review score of 70% from PC Mag, however the HP ENVY 5540's rating was only 60% from the same site.
Better Les Numeriques.com Review Score
The HP ENVY 7640 has a review score of 100% from Les Numeriques.com, however the HP ENVY 5540's rating was only 80% from the same site.

Reviews & Awards

Awards

The HP ENVY 7640 has more awards than the HP ENVY 5540. The HP ENVY 7640 has 2 awards, where as the HP ENVY 5540 has 1 award. Compare all award winning inkjet printers.
HP ENVY 5540 HP ENVY 7640
1 Award
computershopper.com: Good For Families
2 Awards Best
Digital Versus: 5 Star Les Numeriques.com: 5 Star

Average Expert Rating

The HP ENVY 7640 has better expert reviews than the HP ENVY 5540. The average expert reviews score for the HP ENVY 7640 is 74% based on 17 reviews, where as the average score for the HP ENVY 5540 is 71% based on 12 reviews.
HP ENVY 5540 HP ENVY 7640
5 stars
2 reviews
4 stars
4 reviews
3 stars
5 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
Best
5 stars
2 reviews
4 stars
9 reviews
3 stars
2 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

The HP ENVY 5540 has better user reviews than the HP ENVY 7640. The average user reviews score for the HP ENVY 5540 is 94% based on 311 reviews, where as the average score for the HP ENVY 7640 is 69% based on 41 reviews.
HP ENVY 5540 HP ENVY 7640
Best
5 stars
236 reviews
4 stars
66 reviews
3 stars
7 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
2 reviews
5 stars
16 reviews
4 stars
8 reviews
3 stars
5 reviews
2 stars
2 reviews
1 star
10 reviews

Proportion of Users That Recommend It

For both the HP ENVY 5540 than the HP ENVY 7640 the same percentage of owners recommend the product. In both cases 93.5% recommend the product, based on a total of 324 reviews for the HP ENVY 5540 and 324 reviews for the HP ENVY 5540.

Tomsguide.com Review Score

HP ENVY 5540 HP ENVY 7640
Best
Tomsguide.com logo
The affordably priced HP Envy 5540 ($130) is an all-in-one inkjet printer that offers solid performance and consistently high image quality on both plain paper and specialty media. A duplexer can make two-sided prints, though not very quickly, while ...
Very-high-quality prints and scan
Prints graphics quickl
Fast to scan PDF
Ink subscription lowers printing cost
Touch screen works well
Geschwindigkeit
Benutzerfreundlichkeit
2.2-inch touch screen is smal
Photo paper tray is fixed at 4 x 6 inches
Seitenpreis, fehlende Netzwerk- und USB-Ports
The Envy 5540 is a very good all-around performer, prints graphics quickly, and delivers very high print quality on both plain paper and specialty media. Although copy speeds aren't quick, PDF scans happen in a snap. It doesn't qualify as a small off...
Dec 2015
Tomsguide.com logo
HP's Envy 7640 sports a premium design, along with a handful of useful features, including a 25-sheet document feeder, fax support and the ability to print passport-size photos. It's also one of the first all-in-one printers that's eligible for HP's ...
Colorful touch scree
Front media slo
Quick setup
Frequent pauses between job
Very slow scan and copy time
Single cartridge for all colors
The HP Envy 7640 is one sleek all-in-one with a useful touch screen and easy access to ink, but it's not good enough of a performer. HP's Envy 7640 sports a premium design, along with a handful of useful features, including a 25-sheet document......
Jan 2015

PC Mag Review Score

HP ENVY 5540 HP ENVY 7640
PC Mag logo
Clearly meant for home use, the HP Envy 5540 All-in-One Printer ($129.99) doesn't offer the office-oriented features you'd want in even in a home office multifunction printer (MFP), like fax capability or an automatic document feeder (ADF) for scann...
Designed as an inkjet multifunction printer primarily for home use, the HP Envy 5540 All-in-One Printer can print, scan, copy, print through the cloud, and print directly from mobile devices......
Oct 2015
Best
PC Mag logo
The HP Envy 7640 e-All-in-One Printer ($199.99) has a good set of features as an inkjet multifunction printer (MFP) suitable for either household or home-office use. The all-black Envy 7640 may not have the pizazz of some of the early consumer models...
Automatic duplexer
Automatic document feeder (ADF)
Fax capabilities
Can connect via Ethernet
Wi-Fi, and USB
HP Web apps and ePrint
Eligible for HP's Instant Ink Program
Slightly above-par text quality
Slow at business printing
Subpar photo quality
The HP Envy 7640 e-All-in-One Printer packs in a good set of features for either home or home-office use......
Nov 2014

Computershopper.com Review Score

HP ENVY 5540 HP ENVY 7640
Best
Computershopper.com logo
Ranging in list price from $79 to $299, the new lineup includes two Envy personal/family all-in-ones (AIOs) and four home- and small-office OfficeJet AIO models. Eventually, over the course of the next month or two, we'll take a detailed look at most...
Good For Families
This inexpensive, light-duty color inkjet churns out excellent-looking prints, scans, and copies?and, if you commit to Instant Ink, does so at a reasonable cost per page. Read More?......
Oct 2015
Computershopper.com logo
Even though it's at the top of the Envy product line, the Envy 7640 (whose AIO functions comprise printing, copying, scanning, and faxing) is nonetheless a low-volume, entry-level machine. It's designed to print and/or copy about 300 to 400 pages eac...
Low street price
Easy to set up and use
Low cost per page with Instant Ink
Small, light
Supports both USB thumb drives and SD cards
Only Envy with an ADF
Touchscreen
Print quality
Good print speed
WiFi and NFC
USB and SD card slot
Low cost per page
Easy to setup
Packs in loads of features
Photo and plain paper trays
Automatic duplexer
Automatic document feeder (ADF)
Fax capabilities
Can connect via Ethernet
Wi-Fi, and USB
HP Web apps and ePrint
Eligible for HP's Instant Ink Program
Slightly above-par text quality
Cran tactile
Qualit des impressions
Bons dbits
WiFi et NFC
Entre USB et carte SD
Faible cot la page
Qualidade de impresso fotogrfica
Conjunto de funcionalidades
Facilidade de configurao e utilizao
Subpar photo print quality
ADF doesn't autoduplex
Sluggish to print
Uses twocartridge ink system
Small input and output trays, with latter somewhat flimsy
Poor paper tray capacity 100 sheets)
Photo print quality could be improved
Average print quality
Occasional paper jams
Slow at business printing
Subpar photo quality
Faible capacit du bac papier 100 feuilles)
Qualit en photo perfectible
Qualidade de impresso em papel
Velocidade de processamento
This inexpensive inkjet can benefit from the low cost per page of HP's Instant Ink service, but we found photo output on this ostensibly photo-centric AIO lacking. Read More?......
Dec 2015

Date Released

HP ENVY 5540 HP ENVY 7640
29 months old 29 months old

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 5540
HP
ENVY 5540
0 trees 0.0011 tonnes CO2 (Best)
HP ENVY 7640
HP
ENVY 7640
0 trees 0.0011 tonnes CO2

Specification

 
 
 
Printing HP ENVY 5540 HP ENVY 7640
Time to First Page (colour, Normal) 22s 22s
Time to First Page (black, Normal) 19s 18s
BEST
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 22ppm 22ppm
 
 
 
Print Technology HP ENVY 5540 HP ENVY 7640
Print Head Nozzles Unknown - Click to provide data
Duplex Print Options Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Duty Cycle 1,000 Pages Per Month 1,000 Pages Per Month
 
 
 
Memory HP ENVY 5540 HP ENVY 7640
Maximum Internal Memory 128MB Unknown - Click to provide data
Internal Memory 128MB 128MB
 
 
 
Input Capacity HP ENVY 5540 HP ENVY 7640
Auto Document Feeder (ADF) Input Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 25 Sheets
Standard Input Capacity 125 Sheets 125 Sheets
 
 
 
Output Capacity HP ENVY 5540 HP ENVY 7640
Standard Output Capacity 25 Sheets 25 Sheets
 
 
 
Paper Handling HP ENVY 5540 HP ENVY 7640
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 5540 HP ENVY 7640
Noise Level 49dB 49dB
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions HP ENVY 5540 HP ENVY 7640
Weight 6.8kg 7.7kg
Height 156mm 193mm
Depth 410mm 410mm
Width 454mm 454mm
 
 
 
Power HP ENVY 5540 HP ENVY 7640
Power Consumption (standby) 3.6W 5.04W
Power Consumption (off) Unknown - Click to provide data 1.55W
Typical Power Consumption 13.95W 15W
 
 
 
Operational Conditions HP ENVY 5540 HP ENVY 7640
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) 15% 20%
BEST
Operating Temperature (T-T) 40°C 40°C
 
 
 
Media Formats HP ENVY 5540 HP ENVY 7640
Standard Media Sizes
 
 
 
System Requirements HP ENVY 5540 HP ENVY 7640
Compatible Operating Systems
 
 
 
Display HP ENVY 5540 HP ENVY 7640
Display Diagonal 2.2" 3.5"
 
 
 
Media Weight HP ENVY 5540 HP ENVY 7640
Recommended Media Weight 75g/m² 250g/m²
 
 
 
Technical Details HP ENVY 5540 HP ENVY 7640
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 Unknown - Click to provide data
Emulations Unknown - Click to provide data
Bundled Software
Gray Scale Levels Unknown - Click to provide data

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