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HP Envy 5540vsHP OfficeJet 3830

HP Envy 5540

73

Kagoo Score

73

Kagoo Score

HP Envy 5540

$52.00
$27.00
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and excellently reviewed 8ppm print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Le inkjet printer
91
Reviews
914 Reviews
80
Features
Fully-Featured
73
Overall Score
Very Good
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 OfficeJet 3830

68

Kagoo Score

68

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec but 3 year old 3.5ppm print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Le inkjet, with many owner recommendations
78
Features
Good Features
68
Overall Score
Good
3.5ppm 1200 X 1200 DPI Yes 8.5ppm Sep 2015
Print Speed (Colour) Maximum Resolution Wi-Fi Print Speed (Black) Release Date
Print Speed (Colour) 3.5ppm
Maximum Resolution 1200 X 1200 DPI
Wi-Fi Yes
Print Speed (Black) 8.5ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
HP Envy 5540

73

Kagoo Score

73

Kagoo Score

HP Envy 5540

$52.00
$27.00
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and excellently reviewed 8ppm print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Le inkjet printer
91
Reviews
914 Reviews
80
Features
Fully-Featured
73
Overall Score
Very Good
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 OfficeJet 3830

68

Kagoo Score

68

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec but 3 year old 3.5ppm print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Le inkjet, with many owner recommendations
78
Features
Good Features
68
Overall Score
Good
3.5ppm 1200 X 1200 DPI Yes 8.5ppm Sep 2015
Print Speed (Colour) Maximum Resolution Wi-Fi Print Speed (Black) Release Date
Print Speed (Colour) 3.5ppm
Maximum Resolution 1200 X 1200 DPI
Wi-Fi Yes
Print Speed (Black) 8.5ppm
Release Date Sep 2015

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Reasons For

HP Envy 5540 HP OfficeJet 3830
4 Reasons For
$98 Cheaper
The HP Envy 5540 costs $97.99 less than the HP OfficeJet 3830.
More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this inkjet printer remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
User Reviews Are a Little Better
The average user review score of the HP Envy 5540 is 91% based on 913 reviews, however the average rating of the HP OfficeJet 3830 is 87% (based on 624 reviews).
Better PC Advisor.co.uk Review Score
PC Advisor.co.uk's HP Envy 5540 review gave it a score of 70%, whereas the HP OfficeJet 3830's rating was only 0% from the same site.
1 Reason For
Considerably Better Expert Reviews
Based on 4 expert reviews, the HP OfficeJet 3830 has an average review score of 82%, but the HP Envy 5540 has an average rating of 63% (based on 3 reviews).

Reviews & Awards

Awards

HP Envy 5540 HP OfficeJet 3830
1 Award
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No awards found

Average Expert Rating

The HP OfficeJet 3830 has better expert reviews than the HP Envy 5540. 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 5540 is 63% based on 3 reviews.
HP Envy 5540 HP OfficeJet 3830
5 stars
0 reviews
4 stars
1 review
3 stars
2 reviews
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 Envy 5540 has better user reviews than the HP OfficeJet 3830. The average user reviews score for the HP Envy 5540 is 91% based on 913 reviews, where as the average score for the HP OfficeJet 3830 is 87% based on 624 reviews.
HP Envy 5540 HP OfficeJet 3830
Best
5 stars
611 reviews
4 stars
239 reviews
3 stars
35 reviews
2 stars
7 reviews
1 star
21 reviews
5 stars
420 reviews
4 stars
116 reviews
3 stars
24 reviews
2 stars
18 reviews
1 star
46 reviews

Proportion of Users That Recommend It

A greater percentage of owner recommended the HP Envy 5540 than the HP OfficeJet 3830. Out of 917 reviews, 81.2% recommend the HP Envy 5540, however, out of 629 reviews, only 44.8% recommend the HP OfficeJet 3830.

PC Advisor.co.uk Review Score

HP Envy 5540 HP OfficeJet 3830
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Costing less than £80, the Envy 5540 provides a printer, scanner and copier in a compact unit that measures just 156mm high, 454mm wide and 410mm deep. The black plastic box doesn't look particularly exciting, but HP has managed to squeeze in two pa...
The Envy 5540 is good value for people who need to produce a lot of colour documents or photo prints, and provides good quality for such a low-cost printer. However, simple mono text documents remain relatively expensive and there are cheaper options...
Sep 2015
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At first glance, HP's new OfficeJet 3830 looks like an absolute bargain of a printer . Costing £60, this compact multifunction device offers home users and small businesses a really affordable printer, scanner, copier and fax machine. It also includ...
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Jul 2015

Date Released

HP Envy 5540 HP OfficeJet 3830
34 months old 34 months old

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

 
 
 
Key Features HP Envy 5540 HP OfficeJet 3830
Print Speed (Colour) 8ppm
BEST
3.5ppm
 
 
 
Printing HP Envy 5540 HP OfficeJet 3830
Time to First Page (Colour, Normal) 22s 17s
BEST
Time to First Page (Black, Normal) 19s 14s
BEST
Print Speed (Black) 22ppm 8.5ppm
BEST
 
 
 
Print Technology HP Envy 5540 HP OfficeJet 3830
Maximum Duty Cycle 1,000 Pages Per Month 1,000 Pages Per Month
 
 
 
Memory HP Envy 5540 HP OfficeJet 3830
Maximum Internal Memory 128MB 512MB
Internal Memory 128MB 512MB
BEST
 
 
 
Input Capacity HP Envy 5540 HP OfficeJet 3830
Auto Document Feeder (ADF) Input Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 35 Sheets
Standard Input Capacity 125 Sheets 60 Sheets
BEST
 
 
 
Output Capacity HP Envy 5540 HP OfficeJet 3830
Standard Output Capacity 25 Sheets 25 Sheets
 
 
 
Paper Handling HP Envy 5540 HP OfficeJet 3830
Maximum Print Size
A4 / Letter
 A4 / Letter
A4 / Letter
 A4 / Letter
 
 
 
Sound Emission HP Envy 5540 HP OfficeJet 3830
Noise Level 49dB 48dB
BEST
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions HP Envy 5540 HP OfficeJet 3830
Weight 6.8kg 5.6kg
Height 156mm 224.4mm
Depth 410mm 364mm
Width 454mm 450mm
 
 
 
Power HP Envy 5540 HP OfficeJet 3830
Power Consumption (Standby) 3.6W 2.83W
Power Consumption (Off) 0.93W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption 13.95W 10W
 
 
 
Operational Conditions HP Envy 5540 HP OfficeJet 3830
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) 15% 20%
BEST
Operating Temperature (T-T) 40°C 40°C
 
 
 
Media Formats HP Envy 5540 HP OfficeJet 3830
Standard Media Sizes 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| 76 X 127 Mm A4 (210 X 297 Mm), B5 (176 X 250 Mm), A6 (105 X 148 Mm), 100 X 150 Mm
 
 
 
System Requirements HP Envy 5540 HP OfficeJet 3830
Compatible Operating Systems MS Windows 7| MS Windows Vista| Apple Mac OS X 10.7| Apple Mac OS X 10.8| Windows 8| Windows RT| Android| Windows 8.1| Apple Mac OS X 10.9| Apple Mac OS X 10.10| MS Windows XP 32-Bit Edition SP3 or Later| Windows 10| Blackberry| Windows 10 Mobile MS Windows XP SP3, Apple Mac OS X 10.8, Apple Mac OS X 10.9, MS Windows Vista (32|64 Bits), MS Windows 7 (32|64 Bits), Apple Mac OS X 10.10, Windows 8 (32|64-Bits), Windows 8.1 (32|64-Bits)
 
 
 
Display HP Envy 5540 HP OfficeJet 3830
Display Diagonal 2.2" 2.2"
 
 
 
Media Weight HP Envy 5540 HP OfficeJet 3830
Recommended Media Weight 300g/m² 60g/m²
 
 
 
Technical Details HP Envy 5540 HP OfficeJet 3830
Colour Management ColorLok Technology Unknown - Click to provide data
Fax Resolution Fine Mode (Colour) Unknown - Click to provide data 203 X 98 Dpi, 203 X 196 Dpi, 300 X 300 Dpi, 200 X 200 Dpi
Service & Support Limited Warranty - 1 Year Technical Support - Web Support - 1 Year|Limited Warranty - 1 Year Technical Support - Web Support - 1 Year Limited Warranty - 1 Year Technical Support - Phone Consulting - 1 Year
Type HP Thermal Inkjet Fax | Copier | Printer | Scanner
Interface 1 X USB 2.0 - 4 Pin USB Type B 1 X USB 2.0 - 4 Pin USB Type B 1 X Modem - RJ-11
Copy Resolution (Black Text) Up to 300 X 300 Dpi (Mono) / Up to 600 X 600 Dpi (Colour) Up to 600 X 300 Dpi (Mono) / Up to 600 X 300 Dpi (Colour)
Media Types Supported Transparencies| Envelopes| Plain Paper| Cards| Labels| Iron-On Transfers| Photo Paper Transparencies, Envelopes, Plain Paper, Cards, Labels, Iron-On Transfers, Photo Paper
Colour Depth 24 Bit 24 Bit
Copy Speed (Normal Quality, Black, A4) Up to 10 Ppm (Mono) / Up to 5 Ppm (Colour) Up to 7 Ppm (Mono) / Up to 3.5 Ppm (Colour)
Compliance Industry Standards Unknown - Click to provide data GOST, EN 61000-3-3:2008, EN 61000-3-2:2006+A1:2009+A2:2009, EN55024:2010, CISPR 24:2010, EN55022:2010 Class B, CISPR 22:2008
Emulations PCL 3 GUI Unknown - Click to provide data
Bundled Software Drivers & Utilities| HP Photo Creations| HP Update Drivers & Utilities, HP Photo Creations

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