HP OfficeJet 3830 vs HP Officejet 5740
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HP OfficeJet 3830vsHP Officejet 5740

HP OfficeJet 3830

84

Overall Score

84

Overall Score

HP OfficeJet 3830

$36.00
$13.99
Our Verdict:
An spectacularly economical to run and astoundingly cheap 1200 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with great features
98
Value for Money
Excellent
82
Features
Fully-Featured
97
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
84
Overall Score
Excellent
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 Officejet 5740

75

Overall Score

75

Overall Score

HP Officejet 5740

$139.99
$10.00
Our Verdict:
A good spec and very economical to run 1200 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with a cheap price
75
Value for Money
Very Good
79
Features
Good Features
88
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
75
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 OfficeJet 3830

84

Overall Score

84

Overall Score

HP OfficeJet 3830

$36.00
$13.99
Our Verdict:
An spectacularly economical to run and astoundingly cheap 1200 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with great features
98
Value for Money
Excellent
82
Features
Fully-Featured
97
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
84
Overall Score
Excellent
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 Officejet 5740

75

Overall Score

75

Overall Score

HP Officejet 5740

$139.99
$10.00
Our Verdict:
A good spec and very economical to run 1200 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with a cheap price
75
Value for Money
Very Good
79
Features
Good Features
88
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
75
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

Top Prices

HP OfficeJet 3830 HP Officejet 5740
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HP OfficeJet 3830 All-In-One Inkjet Printer (Brand new, unopened)
$36.00
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HP OfficeJet 3830 k7v40ab1h All-In-One Inkjet Printer, Copier, Scanner Wireless (Brand new, unopened)
$42.49
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HP OfficeJet 3830 Wireless All-in-One Photo Printer, Scan, Copy, Fax (Brand new, unopened)
$59.99
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HP OfficeJet 3830 All-In-One Inkjet Printer, Copier, Scanner,fax Wireless - New (Brand new, unopened)
$59.99
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HP OfficeJet 3830 All-In-One Inkjet Printer (Brand new, unopened)
$60.00
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HP OfficeJet 3830 All-In-One Inkjet Printer, Copier, Scanner,fax Wireless K7V40A (Brand new, unopened)
$65.88
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HP OfficeJet 3830 All-in-One Inkjet Printer, Scanner, Wireless, Color (Brand new, unopened)
$69.99
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HP OfficeJet 3830 All-In-One Inkjet Printer, Copier, Scanner,fax Wireless (Brand new, unopened)
$69.99
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HP OfficeJet 3830 All-in-One Inkjet Printer (Brand new, unopened)
$79.95
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HP Officejet 3830 All-in-One Inkjet Printer/Copier/Scanner/Fax Machine, New (Brand new, unopened)
$83.99
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HP OfficeJet 3830 All-in-One Wireless Color Thermal Inkjet Printer, 8.5ppm Black/6ppm Color, 1200x1200dpi, 60 Sheet Input Tray, Wi-Fi, USB 2.0, Apple AirPrint - Print, Copy, Scan, Fax
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HP OfficeJet 3830 All-in-One Color Printer, Scanner, Copier, Fax, USB 2.0, WiFi (Brand new, unopened) - on
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HP Officejet 5740 Wireless All-In-One Inkjet Printer NEW STORED BOX (Brand new, unopened)
$139.99
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Brand NEW HP Officejet 5740 Wireless All-In-One Inkjet Printer (Brand new, unopened) - on
$142.99
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HEWB9S76A - HP Officejet 5740 Inkjet Multifunction Printer - Color - Plain Paper Print - Desktop
$249.00
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Reasons For

HP OfficeJet 3830 HP Officejet 5740
4 Reasons For
Cheaper by $104
The HP OfficeJet 3830 costs $36.00, whereas the HP Officejet 5740 is $139.99.
More Shops Are Selling it
The more shops stock the product, the greater competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
$0 Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
Over five years the HP OfficeJet 3830 is $0 cheaper to run than the HP Officejet 5740.
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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).
2 Reasons For
62% Faster Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter)
The HP Officejet 5740 is a 22ppm print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Let inkjet printer. That's 13.5ppm faster than the HP OfficeJet 3830 (8.5ppm).

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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Bigger Standard Input Capacity
The HP Officejet 5740 is a 125 sheets standard input capacity inkjet printer. That's 65 sheets bigger than the HP OfficeJet 3830 (60 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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Reviews & Awards

Awards

HP OfficeJet 3830 HP Officejet 5740
No awards found
1 Award
muycomputer.com: Recommended

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

HP OfficeJet 3830 HP Officejet 5740
Best
5 stars
252 reviews
4 stars
70 reviews
3 stars
11 reviews
2 stars
2 reviews
1 star
7 reviews
No reviews found

Trusted Reviews Review Score

HP OfficeJet 3830 HP Officejet 5740
Trusted Reviews logo
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
Trusted Reviews logo
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
29 months old 29 months old

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 OfficeJet 3830
HP
OfficeJet 3830
0 trees 0.00076 tonnes CO2 (Best)
HP Officejet 5740
HP
Officejet 5740
0 trees 0.0011 tonnes CO2

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 (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 8.5ppm
BEST
22ppm
 
 
 
Print Technology HP OfficeJet 3830 HP Officejet 5740
Duplex Print Options Unknown - Click to provide data
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 mm (Legal)
 216 x 356 mm (Legal)
216 x 356 mm (Legal)
 216 x 356 mm (Legal)
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
System Requirements HP OfficeJet 3830 HP Officejet 5740
Compatible Operating Systems
 
 
 
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
Fax Resolution Fine Mode (colour)
Service & Support
Type
Interface
Copy Resolution (black Text)
Media Types Supported
Colour Depth
Copy Speed (normal Quality, Black, A4)
Compliance Industry Standards
Bundled Software

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