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HP OfficeJet Pro 7740vsHP Officejet Pro 8740

HP OfficeJet Pro 7740

68

Kagoo Score

68

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec but 3 year old 17ppm print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Le inkjet, with plenty of owner recommendations
78
Features
Good Features
68
Overall Score
Good
17ppm 4800 X 1200 DPI Yes 21ppm Sep 2015
Print Speed (Colour) Maximum Resolution Wi-Fi Print Speed (Black) Release Date
Print Speed (Colour) 17ppm
Maximum Resolution 4800 X 1200 DPI
Wi-Fi Yes
Print Speed (Black) 21ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
HP Officejet Pro 8740

75

Kagoo Score

75

Kagoo Score

HP Officejet Pro 8740

$299.99
$159.95
Our Verdict:
A phenomenally fast print speed and award winning 1200 x 1200 DPI inkjet printer, with great features
95
Reviews
93 Reviews + 1 Award
81
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Overall Score
Very Good
36ppm 1200 X 1200 DPI Yes 36ppm Sep 2015
Print Speed (Colour) Maximum Resolution Wi-Fi Print Speed (Black) Release Date
Print Speed (Colour) 36ppm
Maximum Resolution 1200 X 1200 DPI
Wi-Fi Yes
Print Speed (Black) 36ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
HP OfficeJet Pro 7740

68

Kagoo Score

68

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec but 3 year old 17ppm print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Le inkjet, with plenty of owner recommendations
78
Features
Good Features
68
Overall Score
Good
17ppm 4800 X 1200 DPI Yes 21ppm Sep 2015
Print Speed (Colour) Maximum Resolution Wi-Fi Print Speed (Black) Release Date
Print Speed (Colour) 17ppm
Maximum Resolution 4800 X 1200 DPI
Wi-Fi Yes
Print Speed (Black) 21ppm
Release Date Sep 2015
HP Officejet Pro 8740

75

Kagoo Score

75

Kagoo Score

HP Officejet Pro 8740

$299.99
$159.95
Our Verdict:
A phenomenally fast print speed and award winning 1200 x 1200 DPI inkjet printer, with great features
95
Reviews
93 Reviews + 1 Award
81
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Overall Score
Very Good
36ppm 1200 X 1200 DPI Yes 36ppm Sep 2015
Print Speed (Colour) Maximum Resolution Wi-Fi Print Speed (Black) Release Date
Print Speed (Colour) 36ppm
Maximum Resolution 1200 X 1200 DPI
Wi-Fi Yes
Print Speed (Black) 36ppm
Release Date Sep 2015

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Reasons For

HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 HP Officejet Pro 8740
2 Reasons For
$50 Cheaper
The HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 is $50 cheaper than the HP Officejet Pro 8740.
One Year Longer Manufacturer's Guarantee
The manufacturer's guarantee provided with the HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 is one year, whereas it is zero years for the HP Officejet Pro 8740.
2 Reasons For
More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this inkjet printer.
A Little Better Expert Reviews
Based on 4 expert reviews, the HP Officejet Pro 8740 has an average review score of 87%, however the HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 has an average rating of 86% (based on 7 reviews).

Reviews & Awards

Awards

HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 HP Officejet Pro 8740
No awards found
1 Award
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Average Expert Rating

The HP Officejet Pro 8740 has better expert reviews than the HP OfficeJet Pro 7740. The average expert reviews score for the HP Officejet Pro 8740 is 87% based on 4 reviews, where as the average score for the HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 is 86% based on 7 reviews.
HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 HP Officejet Pro 8740
5 stars
2 reviews
4 stars
2 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
Best
5 stars
2 reviews
4 stars
2 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

The HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 and the HP Officejet Pro 8740 have identical average user review scores. For both inkjet printers the average user review score is 85%.
HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Best
5 stars
75 reviews
4 stars
36 reviews
3 stars
7 reviews
2 stars
8 reviews
1 star
6 reviews
Best
5 stars
54 reviews
4 stars
18 reviews
3 stars
8 reviews
2 stars
3 reviews
1 star
6 reviews

Proportion of Users That Recommend It

A greater percentage of owner recommended the HP Officejet Pro 8740 than the HP OfficeJet Pro 7740. Out of 98 reviews, 53.1% recommend the HP Officejet Pro 8740, however, out of 139 reviews, only 34.5% recommend the HP OfficeJet Pro 7740.

Computershopper.com Review Score

HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 HP Officejet Pro 8740
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Just a few years ago, wide-format printers?which print to tabloid-size (11x17-inch) or larger paper?were seldom seen, and usually expensive. Nowadays, though, all of the major makers of inkjet printers (Brother, Canon, Epson, and HP) offer at least o...
Supports tabloidsize printing, scanning, copying
Good print, scan, copy quality
Relatively fast
Plenty of mobile features
Two large input drawers
35sheet singlepass duplexing ADF
High cost per page
Small output tray
This snappy and competitively priced wide-format AIO prints, copies, and scans well, but high running costs keep it from top billing. Read More......
Jan 2017
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Good print, scan, and copy quality
Relatively fast
Reasonably competitive cost per page
Lots of mobile features
Relatively large input and output sources
50sheet singlepass duplexing ADF
Support for borderless printing
A bit pricey for the printer proper
Needs XL cartridges for ideal cost per page
Replacing a venerable predecessor, this Officejet packs some advanced duplexing features and reasonable, if not stellar, costs per page into a solid small-office/workgroup business inkjet. Read More?......
Mar 2016

PC Mag Review Score

HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 HP Officejet Pro 8740
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The HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 ($249.99) is a hefty all-in-one inkjet that can handle printing, copying, and scanning documents up to 11 by 17 inches, and can fax letter-size documents as well. Similar in price, paper capacity, and maximum duty cycle to t...
Fast
Low price
Above-par output across the board
Good text quality
PCL and PostScript drivers
Ethernet
Wi-Fi, and wireless direct connectivity
ADF supports single-pass two-sided scanning
Screen Reflection is not severe
Upscaling and conversion of lower HD and standard def to 4K is solid for the price point
Contrast and Color from front and center
Great light flow through from LED edge lights
Web browser included
Onscreen menu system
La finesse (pour un 17 3 pouces gamer)
Le RAID de SSD
La qualit de l'cran
Relatively large and heavy
Doesn't have the lowest running costs in its class
No PostScript driver
60Hz TV, judder can be apparent with Automotion turned off especially with lower end resolutions
Automotion Plus "Telenovela" effect
Side Angle Viewing contrast and color saturation degrades
Aesthetic Appeal not a super high end look
Slow starting tim
Le prix
Le bruit
La lgre chauffe
Le gros adaptateur secteur
The HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 all-in-one inkjet has a winning combination of low price, excellent output quality, and the ability to print, scan, and copy documents up to tabloid size (11 by 17)......
Oct 2016
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Clearly designed for office use, the HP OfficeJet Pro 8740 All-in-One Printer ($399.99) is one of the more elite inkjet multifunction printers (MFPs) available. It offers a level of speed, paper handling, and features that are more often found in col...
Excellent paper capacity
Touch-screen controls
Prints, scans, copies, and faxes
Ethernet
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Direct, and NFC
Prints from and scans to USB key
Prints through the cloud and from mobile devices
Sharp print quality for business use
Exceptional print speeds
Highly competitive cost per page (with right ink tanks)
Loaded with mobile features
Multiple expansion options
Text can smudge if it gets wet
A bit pricey
The HP OfficeJet Pro 8740 All-in-One Printer competes more directly with color laser multifunction printers than with typical inkjets, delivering speed and paper capacity that works well for moderate-duty use in a small office......
Mar 2016

Date Released

HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 HP Officejet Pro 8740
34 months old 34 months old

Manufacturer's Warranty

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.

Specification

 
 
 
Key Features HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Print Speed (Colour) 17ppm 36ppm
BEST
 
 
 
Printing HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Time to First Page (Colour, Normal) Unknown - Click to provide data 11s
Time to First Page (Black, Normal) Unknown - Click to provide data 10s
Print Speed (Black) 21ppm 36ppm
BEST
 
 
 
Print Technology HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Duplex Print Options Automatic Yes
Maximum Duty Cycle 1,500 Pages Per Month 30,000 Pages Per Month
BEST
 
 
 
Memory HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Maximum Internal Memory Unknown - Click to provide data 512MB
Internal Memory Unknown - Click to provide data 512MB
 
 
 
Input Capacity HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Auto Document Feeder (ADF) Input Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 50 Sheets
Maximum Input Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 500 Sheets
Standard Input Capacity 500 Sheets 500 Sheets
 
 
 
Output Capacity HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Standard Output Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 150 Sheets
 
 
 
Paper Handling HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Maximum Print Size
Legal
 Legal
Legal
 Legal
 
 
 
Sound Emission HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Noise Level Unknown - Click to provide data 59dB
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Weight 19.5kg 18.4kg
Height Unknown - Click to provide data 411mm
Depth Unknown - Click to provide data 531mm
Width Unknown - Click to provide data 550mm
 
 
 
Power HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Power Consumption (Standby) Unknown - Click to provide data 7.2W
Typical Power Consumption 37W 35W
 
 
 
Operational Conditions HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data 20%
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data 32°C
 
 
 
Media Formats HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Standard Media Sizes Unknown - Click to provide data ANSI A (Letter) (216 X 279 Mm), Legal (216 X 356 Mm), A4 (210 X 297 Mm), 76 X 127 Mm
 
 
 
Consumables HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Approximate Page Yield (A4, Colour) Unknown - Click to provide data
EP-Cartridge Black: L0S58AE HP 953 - XL Black: L0S70AE HP 953XL - Cyan: F6U12AE HP 953 - XL Cyan: F6U16AE HP 953XL - Magenta: F6U13AE HP 953 - XL Magenta: F6U17AE HP 953XL - Yellow: F6U14AE HP 953 - XL Yellow: F6U18AE HP 953XL Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
System Requirements HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Compatible Operating Systems Unknown - Click to provide data Apple Mac OS X 10.8, Apple Mac OS X 10.9, MS Windows 7 (32|64 Bits), Apple Mac OS X 10.10, MS Windows XP 32-Bit Edition SP3 or Later, Windows 8 (32|64-Bits), Windows 8.1 (32|64-Bits), Windows 10 (32|64-Bits), MS Windows Vista 32-Bit Edition
Minimum System Requirements Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10 - Mac OS X Mountain Lion V10.8, Mavericks V10.9, Yosemite (V10.10) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Scanning HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Scanner Features 35 Sheet ADF Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Display HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Display Diagonal Unknown - Click to provide data 4.3"
 
 
 
Media Weight HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Recommended Media Weight Unknown - Click to provide data 60g/m²
 
 
 
Technical Details HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 HP Officejet Pro 8740
Colour Management Unknown - Click to provide data SRGB, Adobe RGB
Image Scaling/enlargement Range Unknown - Click to provide data 400%
Fax Resolution Fine Mode (Colour) Unknown - Click to provide data 203 X 196 Dpi
Type Unknown - Click to provide data Fax | Copier | Printer | Scanner
Wireless Technology WiFi - Apple AirPrint - Google Cloud Print Unknown - Click to provide data
Interface Unknown - Click to provide data 2 X Modem - RJ-11 1 X LAN - RJ-45 1 X USB 2.0 - 4 Pin USB Type B 1 X USB Host - 4 Pin USB Type A
Copy Resolution (Black Text) Unknown - Click to provide data Up to 600 Dpi (Mono) / Up to 600 Dpi (Colour)
Media Types Supported Unknown - Click to provide data Plain Paper, Photo Paper, Thick Paper, Card Stock, Glossy Paper, Matte Paper
Colour Depth Unknown - Click to provide data 24 Bit
Copy Speed (Normal Quality, Black, A4) Unknown - Click to provide data Up to 37 Ppm (Mono) / Up to 37 Ppm (Colour)
Bundled Software HP Dropbox - HP Google Drive - Microsoft DotNet Drivers & Utilities, I.R.I.S. OCR, HP Participation Study
Optical Scanning Resolution 1,200 DPI Unknown - Click to provide data

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