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HP 3820 Review
Why Has it Scored 66?
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better inkjet printers are available. View the latest inkjets 2018.
This inkjet printer has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
HP 3820 In-Depth Analysis
4800 X 1200 DPI
The maximum resolution of this inkjet is 4800 x 1200 DPI, which is typical of many inkjets.
Very Slow Print Speed (colour, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter)
Across all the inkjets the print speeds (colour, normal quality, A4/US Letter) range from 3ppm to 55ppm, and the average print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Letter) is 16ppm. The print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Letter) of the HP 3820 of only 4.5ppm is slower than 90% of all inkjets when sorted by this feature.
Slower Than Average Print Speed (black, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter)
The HP 3820's print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter) of only 6ppm is slower than 97% of all inkjet printers when sorted by this feature. The print speeds (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter) of inkjets range from 2ppm to 15,000ppm, and the average print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter) is 88ppm.
Only Two Print Cartridges
The HP 3820 is an inkjet that takes two print cartridges.
Very Small Standard Input Capacity
The standard input capacities of inkjets range from 1 sheets to 1,900 sheets, and the average standard input capacity is 260 sheets. The HP 3820's standard input capacity of only 100 sheets is smaller than 65% of all inkjets when sorted by this feature.
Very Small Standard Output Capacity
The HP 3820's standard output capacity of only 50 sheets is smaller than average when compared to most other inkjet printers. It is in the smallest 21% of all inkjets when ordered by this feature. The average standard output capacity of all inkjet printers is 170 sheets, with the smallest being 20 sheets and the biggest being 2,600 sheets.
Very Small Maximum Duty Cycle
Across all the inkjets the maximum duty cycles range from 50 pages per month to 300,000 pages per month, and the average maximum duty cycle is 33,000 pages per month. The maximum duty cycle of the HP 3820 of only 1,000 pages per month is in the smallest 17% of all inkjets when ordered by this feature.
600 X 600 DPI Print Quality (black, Best Quality)
The biggest print quality (black, best quality) of the HP 3820 is 600 x 600 DPI. That's 50% less print quality (black, best quality) than the most frequently found print quality (black, best quality) of 600 x 1200 DPI. The worst print quality (black, best quality) of all inkjets is 1200 x 1200- DPI and the best is 600 x 1200 DPI.
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