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HP Officejet Pro 6230

90

Overall Score

90

Overall Score

HP Officejet Pro 6230

$39.99
$7.00
Our Verdict:
The top scoring inkjet under $100, with very low running costs
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 Pro 8720

77

Overall Score

77

Overall Score

HP Officejet Pro 8720

$154.00
$145.99
Our Verdict:
An award winning and cheap 1200 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with satisfactory running costs and good features
90
Reviews
62 Reviews + 2 Awards
89
Value for Money
Very Good
74
Features
Good Features
62
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good
1200 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 37ppm 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) 37ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
HP Officejet Pro 6230

90

Overall Score

90

Overall Score

HP Officejet Pro 6230

$39.99
$7.00
Our Verdict:
The top scoring inkjet under $100, with very low running costs
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 Pro 8720

77

Overall Score

77

Overall Score

HP Officejet Pro 8720

$154.00
$145.99
Our Verdict:
An award winning and cheap 1200 x 1200 DPI inkjet, with satisfactory running costs and good features
90
Reviews
62 Reviews + 2 Awards
89
Value for Money
Very Good
74
Features
Good Features
62
Running Costs
$0 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good
1200 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 37ppm 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) 37ppm
Release Date Sep 2015

Top Prices

HP Officejet Pro 6230 HP Officejet Pro 8720
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Reasons For

HP Officejet Pro 6230 HP Officejet Pro 8720
3 Reasons For
$114 Cheaper
The HP Officejet Pro 6230 costs $39.99, whereas the HP Officejet Pro 8720 is $154.00.
More Shops Are Selling it
The more retailers stock this inkjet printer, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
$0 Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
The HP Officejet Pro 6230 is $0 cheaper to run than the HP Officejet Pro 8720 over five years.
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4 Reasons For
Faster Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter)
HP Officejet Pro 8720 is 37ppm print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Let. That's 19ppm faster than the HP Officejet Pro 6230 (18ppm).

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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15,000 Pages Per Month Bigger Maximum Duty Cycle
The HP Officejet Pro 8720 is a 30,000 pages per month max duty cycle inkjet printer, whereas the HP Officejet Pro 6230 is only a 15,000 pages per month max duty cycle inkjet printer (15,000 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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10% Bigger Standard Input Capacity
The HP Officejet Pro 8720 is a 250 sheets standard input capacity inkjet printer. That's 25 sheets bigger than the HP Officejet Pro 6230 (225 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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60% Bigger Standard Output Capacity
The HP Officejet Pro 8720 is a 150 sheets standard output capacity inkjet printer. That's 90 sheets bigger than the HP Officejet Pro 6230 (60 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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Reviews & Awards

Awards

HP Officejet Pro 6230 HP Officejet Pro 8720
No awards found
2 Awards
Expert Reviews: Recommended itpro.co.uk: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

HP Officejet Pro 6230 HP Officejet Pro 8720
No reviews found
Best
5 stars
1 review
4 stars
6 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

HP Officejet Pro 6230 HP Officejet Pro 8720
No reviews found
Best
5 stars
36 reviews
4 stars
7 reviews
3 stars
6 reviews
2 stars
2 reviews
1 star
4 reviews

Date Released

HP Officejet Pro 6230 HP Officejet Pro 8720
27 months old 27 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 Pro 6230
HP
Officejet Pro
6230
0 trees 0.0018 tonnes CO2 (Best)
HP Officejet Pro 8720
HP
Officejet Pro
8720
0 trees 0.0026 tonnes CO2

Specification

Printing

HP Officejet Pro 6230 HP Officejet Pro 8720
Time to First Page (colour, Normal) 17s 10s
BEST
Time to First Page (black, Normal) 14s
BEST
9s
Resolution Colour 600 DPI Unknown - Click to provide data
Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) 18ppm 37ppm
BEST

Print Technology

HP Officejet Pro 6230 HP Officejet Pro 8720
Print Head Nozzles Unknown - Click to provide data
Duplex Print Options Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Duty Cycle 15,000 pages per month 30,000 pages per month
BEST

Memory

HP Officejet Pro 6230 HP Officejet Pro 8720
Maximum Internal Memory Unknown - Click to provide data 256MB
Internal Memory Unknown - Click to provide data 256MB

Input Capacity

HP Officejet Pro 6230 HP Officejet Pro 8720
Auto Document Feeder (ADF) Input Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 50 sheets
Maximum Input Capacity 225 sheets 500 sheets
BEST
Standard Input Capacity 225 sheets 250 sheets
BEST

Output Capacity

HP Officejet Pro 6230 HP Officejet Pro 8720
Standard Output Capacity 60 sheets
BEST
150 sheets

Paper Handling

HP Officejet Pro 6230 HP Officejet Pro 8720
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 Pro 6230 HP Officejet Pro 8720
Noise Level Unknown - Click to provide data 60dB
Printing Noise Level 63dB Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

HP Officejet Pro 6230 HP Officejet Pro 8720
Weight 5.1kg 15kg
Height 145.5mm 339.1mm
Depth 385mm 530.1mm
Width 464mm 499.5mm

Power

HP Officejet Pro 6230 HP Officejet Pro 8720
Power Consumption (standby) Unknown - Click to provide data 6.7W
Power Consumption (off) 1.16W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption 24W 35W

Operational Conditions

HP Officejet Pro 6230 HP Officejet Pro 8720
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) 20% 20%
Operating Temperature (T-T) 40°C
BEST
32°C

Media Formats

HP Officejet Pro 6230 HP Officejet Pro 8720
Standard Media Sizes

System Requirements

HP Officejet Pro 6230 HP Officejet Pro 8720
Compatible Operating Systems
Minimum System Requirements Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

HP Officejet Pro 6230 HP Officejet Pro 8720
Display Diagonal Unknown - Click to provide data 4.3"

Media Weight

HP Officejet Pro 6230 HP Officejet Pro 8720
Recommended Media Weight 1g/m² Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

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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 Unknown - Click to provide data
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 Unknown - Click to provide data
Bundled Software Unknown - Click to provide data
Processor Frequency 50MHz Unknown - Click to provide data

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