HP Officejet 5740 vs HP Officejet Pro 6230
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HP Officejet 5740vsHP Officejet Pro 6230

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 Pro 6230

90

Overall Score

90

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
The top rated inkjet under $100, with very good features and very low running costs
98
Reviews
35 Reviews + 2 Awards
99
Value for Money
Excellent
85
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
90
Overall Score
Excellent
600 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 18ppm Sep 2015
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) Release Date
Maximum Resolution 600 X 1200 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 18ppm
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 Pro 6230

90

Overall Score

90

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
The top rated inkjet under $100, with very good features and very low running costs
98
Reviews
35 Reviews + 2 Awards
99
Value for Money
Excellent
85
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
90
Overall Score
Excellent
600 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 18ppm Sep 2015
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) Release Date
Maximum Resolution 600 X 1200 DPI
Colour Printing Yes
Print Technology Inkjet
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 18ppm
Release Date Sep 2015

Top Prices

HP Officejet 5740 HP Officejet Pro 6230
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$139.99
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HP OFFICEJET PRO 6230 WIRELESS INKJET PRINTER (Brand new, unopened)
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HP Officejet Pro 6230 Inkjet Printer - Color - 600 x 1200dpi Print - Plain Paper Print - Desktop - 29 ppm Mono / 24 ppm Color Print - 18 ppm Mono Print / 10 ppm Color Print (ISO) - 225 sheets Input - Automatic Duplex Print - Fast Ethernet - Wireless
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Reasons For

HP Officejet 5740 HP Officejet Pro 6230
3 Reasons For
19% Faster Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter)
The HP Officejet 5740 has a print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter) of 22ppm, however the HP Officejet Pro 6230 is only an 18ppm print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Let inkjet printer (4ppm slower).

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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39% Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
The HP Officejet 5740 only costs $0 to run over five years but the HP Officejet Pro 6230 costs $0 to run (63% more).
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Better PC Mag Review Score
The HP Officejet 5740 has a review score of 80% from PC Mag, whereas the rating of the HP Officejet Pro 6230 was only 0% from the same site.
7 Reasons For
14,000 Pages Per Month Bigger Maximum Duty Cycle
The HP Officejet Pro 6230 is a 15,000 pages per month max duty cycle inkjet printer, whereas the HP Officejet 5740 is only a 1,000 pages per month max duty cycle inkjet printer (14,000 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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45% Bigger Standard Input Capacity
The HP Officejet Pro 6230 is a 225 sheets standard input capacity inkjet printer. That's 100 sheets bigger than the HP Officejet 5740 (125 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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59% 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 Officejet 5740 (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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Cheaper by $90
The HP Officejet Pro 6230 costs $49.99, whereas the HP Officejet 5740 is $139.99.
One More Awards
The HP Officejet Pro 6230 has 2 awards from expert review sites, however the HP Officejet 5740 has 1 award.
Hugely Better Expert Reviews
Based on 4 reviews, the HP Officejet Pro 6230 has an average expert review score of 100%, but the HP Officejet 5740 has an average rating of 75% (based on 9 reviews).
Better Expert Reviews Review Score
Expert Reviews gave the HP Officejet Pro 6230 a review score of 100%, however the rating of the HP Officejet 5740 was only 40% from the same site.

Reviews & Awards

Awards

The HP Officejet Pro 6230 has more awards than the HP Officejet 5740. The HP Officejet Pro 6230 has 2 awards, where as the HP Officejet 5740 has 1 award. Compare all award winning inkjet printers.
HP Officejet 5740 HP Officejet Pro 6230
1 Award
muycomputer.com: Recommended
2 Awards Best
Expert Reviews: Recommended PC Mag: Editor's Choice

Average Expert Rating

The HP Officejet Pro 6230 has better expert reviews than the HP Officejet 5740. 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 Officejet 5740 is 75% based on 9 reviews.
HP Officejet 5740 HP Officejet Pro 6230
5 stars
1 review
4 stars
5 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
1 review
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

HP Officejet 5740 HP Officejet Pro 6230
No reviews found
Best
5 stars
14 reviews
4 stars
13 reviews
3 stars
1 review
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
4 reviews

Expert Reviews Review Score

HP Officejet 5740 HP Officejet Pro 6230
Expert Reviews logo
We're not a fan of captive paper input trays positioned in the printer base, but it's not too hard to load the 125-sheet one found here. It also includes a second tray for 6x4" photo paper that automatically engages when needed. Printed pages collect...
The Officejet 5740 shows that looks alone don't make a good small office MFP......
May 2015
Best
Expert Reviews logo
A range of shortcuts covers everyday print jobsThis isn't the smallest of inkjets and looks a little clunky with a grey plastic finish and jutting prow. We could also hear a constant, variable high-pitched noise from the integrated mains adapter unle...
Recommended
Duplexer for two-sided printing
Ethernet
Wi-Fi, and Wireless Direct
Prints through the cloud
Only one paper tray, with no optional trays available
Cheap, swift, and inexpensive to run, the Officejet Pro 6230 is a no-nonsense office inkjet......
Mar 2015

PC Mag Review Score

HP Officejet 5740 HP Officejet Pro 6230
PC Mag logo
If you need a moderately priced inkjet multifunction printer (MFP) aimed more at office use than home use?for a home office, as a personal inkjet in a micro office, or for the dual role of home and home-office printer?the HP Officejet 5740 e-All-in-O...
The HP Officejet 5740 e-All-in-One inkjet multifunction printer can print, scan, copy, fax, print through the cloud, and print directly from phones and tablets......
Feb 2015
PC Mag logo
If you need an inexpensive inkjet printer to share in a micro-office or use as a personal printer or at home, make sure to put the HP Officejet Pro 6230 ePrinter ($99.99) on your must-see list. It offers both Ethernet and Wi-Fi, making it easy to sha...
...
Feb 2015

Date Released

HP Officejet 5740 HP Officejet Pro 6230
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.

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 Officejet 5740
HP
Officejet 5740
0 trees 0.0011 tonnes CO2 (Best)
HP Officejet Pro 6230
HP
Officejet Pro
6230
0 trees 0.0018 tonnes CO2

Specification

 
 
 
Printing HP Officejet 5740 HP Officejet Pro 6230
Time to First Page (colour, Normal) 22s 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) 22ppm
BEST
18ppm
 
 
 
Print Technology HP Officejet 5740 HP Officejet Pro 6230
Print Head Nozzles Unknown - Click to provide data
Duplex Print Options Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Duty Cycle 1,000 Pages Per Month 15,000 Pages Per Month
BEST
 
 
 
Memory HP Officejet 5740 HP Officejet Pro 6230
Internal Memory 128MB Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Input Capacity HP Officejet 5740 HP Officejet Pro 6230
Auto Document Feeder (ADF) Input Capacity 25 Sheets Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Input Capacity 125 Sheets 225 Sheets
BEST
Standard Input Capacity 125 Sheets 225 Sheets
BEST
 
 
 
Output Capacity HP Officejet 5740 HP Officejet Pro 6230
Standard Output Capacity 25 Sheets 60 Sheets
BEST
 
 
 
Paper Handling HP Officejet 5740 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 Officejet 5740 HP Officejet Pro 6230
Noise Level 48dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Printing Noise Level Unknown - Click to provide data 63dB
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions HP Officejet 5740 HP Officejet Pro 6230
Weight 7.7kg 5.1kg
Height 193mm 145.5mm
Depth 410mm 385mm
Width 452mm 464mm
 
 
 
Power HP Officejet 5740 HP Officejet Pro 6230
Power Consumption (standby) 5.25W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (off) Unknown - Click to provide data 1.16W
Typical Power Consumption 15W 24W
 
 
 
Operational Conditions HP Officejet 5740 HP Officejet Pro 6230
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) 15% 20%
BEST
Operating Temperature (T-T) 40°C 40°C
 
 
 
Media Formats HP Officejet 5740 HP Officejet Pro 6230
Standard Media Sizes
 
 
 
System Requirements HP Officejet 5740 HP Officejet Pro 6230
Compatible Operating Systems
Minimum System Requirements Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Display HP Officejet 5740 HP Officejet Pro 6230
Display Diagonal 2.65" Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Media Weight HP Officejet 5740 HP Officejet Pro 6230
Recommended Media Weight 75g/m² 1g/m²
 
 
 
Technical Details HP Officejet 5740 HP Officejet Pro 6230
Colour Management Unknown - Click to provide data
Technical Features 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) 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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