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HP OfficeJet 3830vsHP Officejet 5740

HP OfficeJet 3830

69

Kagoo Score

69

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec but only moderate value for money 3.5ppm print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Le inkjet, with lots of owner recommendations
65
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
69
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 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 OfficeJet 3830

69

Kagoo Score

69

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec but only moderate value for money 3.5ppm print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Le inkjet, with lots of owner recommendations
65
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
69
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 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

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Reasons For

HP OfficeJet 3830 HP Officejet 5740
2 Reasons For
Better Expert Reviews
Based on 4 expert reviews, the HP OfficeJet 3830 has an average review score of 82%, but the HP Officejet 5740 has an average rating of 75% (based on 9 reviews).
A Little Better User Reviews
Based on 624 user reviews, the HP OfficeJet 3830 has an average review score of 87%, but the HP Officejet 5740 has an average rating of 84% (based on 124 reviews).
2 Reasons For
Cheaper by $90
The HP Officejet 5740 is $90.04 cheaper than the HP OfficeJet 3830.
More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this inkjet printer remaining in stock.

Reviews & Awards

Awards

HP OfficeJet 3830 HP Officejet 5740
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1 Award
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Average Expert Rating

The HP OfficeJet 3830 has better expert reviews than the HP Officejet 5740. The average expert reviews score for the HP OfficeJet 3830 is 82% based on 4 reviews, where as the average score for the HP Officejet 5740 is 75% based on 9 reviews.
HP OfficeJet 3830 HP Officejet 5740
Best
5 stars
1 review
4 stars
1 review
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
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 OfficeJet 3830 has better user reviews than the HP Officejet 5740. The average user reviews score for the HP OfficeJet 3830 is 87% based on 624 reviews, where as the average score for the HP Officejet 5740 is 84% based on 124 reviews.
HP OfficeJet 3830 HP Officejet 5740
Best
5 stars
420 reviews
4 stars
116 reviews
3 stars
24 reviews
2 stars
18 reviews
1 star
46 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 OfficeJet 3830 than the HP Officejet 5740. Out of 629 reviews, 44.8% recommend the HP OfficeJet 3830, however, out of 133 reviews, only 1.5% recommend the HP Officejet 5740.

Trusted Reviews Review Score

HP OfficeJet 3830 HP Officejet 5740
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What is the HP Officejet 3830? There's a kind of law in working out the costs of owning a printer, which says that the less you pay for the machine, the more you pay for ink cartridges. This would be true of HP's low-end Officejet 3830 if it wasn't f...
Easy maintenance, with twin cartridges
Highquality print for lowcost printer
Instant Ink available
No duplex print
Tricolour cartridge can be wasteful
Annoying paperselection messages
This is a good, basic all-in-one with many of the features you'd be looking for in a home office. If you don't like the idea of buying ink on subscription, then running costs are relatively high. If Instant Ink makes sense to you, though, this is one...
Mar 2016
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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 OfficeJet 3830 HP Officejet 5740
33 months old 33 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

 
 
 
Printing HP OfficeJet 3830 HP Officejet 5740
Time to First Page (Colour, Normal) 17s
BEST
22s
Time to First Page (Black, Normal) 14s
BEST
18s
Print Speed (Colour) 3.5ppm 8ppm
BEST
Print Speed (Black) 8.5ppm
BEST
22ppm
 
 
 
Print Technology HP OfficeJet 3830 HP Officejet 5740
Duplex Print Options Unknown - Click to provide data Yes
Maximum Duty Cycle 1,000 Pages Per Month 1,000 Pages Per Month
 
 
 
Memory HP OfficeJet 3830 HP Officejet 5740
Maximum Internal Memory 512MB Unknown - Click to provide data
Internal Memory 512MB
BEST
128MB
 
 
 
Input Capacity HP OfficeJet 3830 HP Officejet 5740
Auto Document Feeder (ADF) Input Capacity 35 Sheets
BEST
25 Sheets
Maximum Input Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 125 Sheets
Standard Input Capacity 60 Sheets
BEST
125 Sheets
 
 
 
Output Capacity HP OfficeJet 3830 HP Officejet 5740
Standard Output Capacity 25 Sheets 25 Sheets
 
 
 
Paper Handling HP OfficeJet 3830 HP Officejet 5740
Maximum Print Size
216 x 356
 216 x 356
216 x 356
 216 x 356
 
 
 
Sound Emission HP OfficeJet 3830 HP Officejet 5740
Noise Level 48dB 48dB
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions HP OfficeJet 3830 HP Officejet 5740
Weight 5.6kg 7.7kg
Height 224.4mm 193mm
Depth 364mm 410mm
Width 450mm 452mm
 
 
 
Power HP OfficeJet 3830 HP Officejet 5740
Power Consumption (Standby) 2.83W 5.25W
Typical Power Consumption 10W 15W
 
 
 
Operational Conditions HP OfficeJet 3830 HP Officejet 5740
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) 20%
BEST
15%
Operating Temperature (T-T) 40°C 40°C
 
 
 
Media Formats HP OfficeJet 3830 HP Officejet 5740
Standard Media Sizes A4 (210 X 297 Mm), B5 (176 X 250 Mm), A6 (105 X 148 Mm), 100 X 150 Mm 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
 
 
 
System Requirements HP OfficeJet 3830 HP Officejet 5740
Compatible Operating Systems 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) 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)
 
 
 
Display HP OfficeJet 3830 HP Officejet 5740
Display Diagonal 2.2" 2.65"
 
 
 
Media Weight HP OfficeJet 3830 HP Officejet 5740
Recommended Media Weight 60g/m² 75g/m²
 
 
 
Technical Details HP OfficeJet 3830 HP Officejet 5740
Image Scaling/enlargement Range Unknown - Click to provide data 400%
Fax Resolution Fine Mode (Colour) 203 X 98 Dpi, 203 X 196 Dpi, 300 X 300 Dpi, 200 X 200 Dpi 300 X 311 Dpi, 196 X 208 Dpi, 200 X 208 Dpi, 98 X 208 Dpi
Service & Support Limited Warranty - 1 Year Technical Support - Phone Consulting - 1 Year Limited Warranty - 1 Year
Type Fax | Copier | Printer | Scanner Fax | Copier | Printer | Scanner
Interface 1 X USB 2.0 - 4 Pin USB Type B 1 X Modem - RJ-11 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) Up to 600 X 300 Dpi (Mono) / Up to 600 X 300 Dpi (Colour) Up to 300 X 300 Dpi (Mono) / Up to 600 X 600 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 7 Ppm (Mono) / Up to 3.5 Ppm (Colour) Up to 21 Ppm (Mono) / Up to 19 Ppm (Colour)
Compliance Industry Standards 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 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 Drivers & Utilities, HP Photo Creations Drivers & Utilities, HP Photo Creations, HP Update

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