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HP 3820

4800 X 1200 DPI Yes Inkjet 6ppm Jul 2015
Maximum Resolution Colour Printing Print Technology Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter) Release Date

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HP 3820 Review

Our Verdict:
4800 X 1200 Colour Printing Inkjet
, we have ranked the HP 3820 number 185 across all inkjet printers.

Why Has it Scored This?

It has average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 61%.
At over a year old this inkjet is slightly out of date, and newer inkjets with more up to date technology are available. View the latest inkjet printers 2017.

HP 3820 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Not Robust

One customer said in their reviews that it was not well made. Expert review site Cnet.com said in their review fifteen years ago “Not a solid all-purpose choice.” but they still gave the product a rating of 3 stars.

Poor Product Quality

One person said in their reviews that it was not good quality. Cnet.com wrote “Mediocre text and graphics print quality; high ink costs; flimsy paper trays” in their review of this inkjet printer.

Nice Design

One customer who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good looking. Hardwarecentral.com said fifteen years ago “Home offices want good-looking output.” .


Features

Has an Energy Star Certified

The HP 3820 has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other latest similar spec inkjets.

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Very Slow Print Speed (colour, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter)

Inkjets that have been available for around the same time as this inkjet have print speeds (colour, normal quality, A4/US Letter) of between 3.5ppm and 34ppm, and the average print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Letter) is 12ppm. With a print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Letter) of only 4.5 pages per minute, the HP 3820 has one of the slower print speeds (colour, normal quality, A4/US Letter) amongst similar spec inkjet printers of this age.

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Supports Colour Printing

The HP 3820 supports colour printing, as do most of the other 4800 x 1200 DPI Maximum resolution inkjets that have been around for a similar time to this inkjet printer.

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Very Small Standard Output Capacity

With a standard output capacity of only 50 sheets, the HP 3820 has one of the smaller standard output capacities amongst 4800 x 1200 DPI Maximum resolution inkjets of this age. Across all the latest 4800 x 1200 DPI Maximum resolution inkjets the standard output capacities range from 25 sheets to 250 sheets, and the average standard output capacity is 160 sheets.

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4800 X 1200 DPI Maximum Resolution

This inkjet 4800 x 1200 DPI Maximum resolution.

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Quite Slow Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter)

The average print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter) of latest 4800 x 1200 DPI Maximum resolution inkjets is 19ppm, and the print speeds (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter range from 5ppm to 35ppm. With a print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter) of only 6 pages per minute, the HP 3820's print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter) is one of the slowest amongst inkjet printers that have been around for a similar time to this inkjet.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This inkjet printer was released in July 2015.


HP 3820 Review Sources

To prepare this HP 3820 review we compared this inkjet printer to 100 other models. For each inkjet printer that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 84,469 product attributes, 558 inkjet printer reviews and 1,344,200 historical inkjet printer prices from 0 inkjet printer retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this inkjet printer compared to the other models as well as any areas where this inkjet printer is lacking.

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