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HP Officejet 3831

$45.00
HP Officejet 3831
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80
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Excellent
Our Verdict:
A top-value and fully featured 6ppm print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Le inkjet, with plenty of positive recommendations.
6ppm 1200 X 1200 DPI Yes 20ppm Sep 2015
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Representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the HP Officejet 3831 number 55 across all inkjet printers.

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Why Has it Scored 80?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better inkjets are available. View the latest inkjet printers 2018.
This inkjet printer has some great features:
1200 x 1200 DPI
Supports colour printing
Legal max print size
Has a Wi-Fi

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What Are People Saying About the HP Officejet 3831?

Ease of Use
192
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Print Quality
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Price
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Printer Usage
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Features
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9 Out of 10 Owners Thought This Inkjet Printer Was Priced Fairly
  • Fantastic printer at a fantastic price...
    Purplestar112 - Argos.co.uk 12 Jun 2017
  • Excellent value for money. So easy to set up. The screen on the printer is a touch screen. The connection to the wifi network is so much easier gone is ...
    Suz - Argos.co.uk 8 Aug 2017
  • Bought this to replace my printer. Very good quality prints. Excellent value for the money...
    Wil61 - Tesco.com 24 Feb 2017
  • Easy to set up for wireless.No more cables. Good quality at an excellent price...
    Mal - Argos.co.uk 31 Jan 2018
  • Seven People Thought the HP Officejet 3831 Was Solidly Made

    Six people thought that the HP Officejet 3831 was well made.

  • ... enjoying my new printer scanner copier fax easy to set up .Prints really clearly easy to use well made ,not too big . If your looking for a new machine ...
    Shellyboo - Argos.co.uk 25 Jul 2017
  • A very cheap but well built printer, as always it's the inks that are expensive but this has a deal with the manuals turner h.p...
    Gardenaddict - Argos.co.uk 31 Oct 2017
  • ... one excellent machine, I cannot believe how easy it is to use, with its own built in menu, and WiFi hp have produced a printer,scanner and copier for the ...
    Coree - Argos.co.uk 25 Sep 2017
  • ... patience. The printer is a bit flimsy compared to older models but well put together...
    Happy - Argos.co.uk 5 Jan 2018
  • 6 Out of 10 Customers Thought the HP Officejet 3831 Was Good in Terms of Size

    Several people thought that the HP Officejet 3831 was compact, was a good size and wasn't heavy and bulky.

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    Compact
    5 people agree
    No people disagree
  • Nice looking, compact printer. Easy to set up, but read instructions as you go! Nice n quiet. Very happy with it so far!
    JACKS - Argos.co.uk 6 Jul 2017
  • Very happy with this compact little printer, especially the self feed scanner , makes a change from loading a page at a time by hand . Also the HP instant ...
    ChrisN2410 - Argos.co.uk 11 Jul 2017
  • The printer is compact and easy to set up. Good value for the money. Print speed isn't amazing, and I've had a view issues with it getting print jobs stuck ...
    El - Argos.co.uk 9 Nov 2017
  • Bought this a few days ago. its a compact printer - even so, with all the features. Printing, scanning, fax etc...
    Anupama - Tesco.com 9 Feb 2017
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    A Good Size
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Not Heavy and Bulky
    2 people agree
    5 people disagree
    More Than 10 People Thought it Was Carefully Designed

    More than 10 people thought that the HP Officejet 3831 was good-looking and two people thought that it was also neat.

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    Good-Looking
    13 people agree
    No people disagree
  • Brought this item as needed something quickly! I'm pretty impressed with it ! Easily print from my phone or other devices with a click of a button plus ...
    Robert141289 - Argos.co.uk 5 Jun 2017
  • ... easy to set up, delivers brilliant quality for my home business and looks beautiful. So happy with my purchase...
    Catherine - Argos.co.uk 15 Nov 2017
  • ... pricing would suggest. Prints better documents than photos, so pretty good for correspondence. However it used a lot of ink and is therefore not as economic ...
    Ria - Argos.co.uk 10 Jul 2017
  • ... automatically. This is one sided so you need to just fill it again but that is pretty straightforward and saves a lot of time. Easy to set up and no cables ...
    Martin - Argos.co.uk 25 Jul 2017
  • View All Reviews About Look
    Neat
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Over 200 People Thought the HP Officejet 3831 Was Not Difficult to Use

    More than 100 people thought that the HP Officejet 3831 was very easy to setup and over 40 people thought that it was also really easy to use.

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    Very Easy to Setup
    159 people agree
    8 people disagree
  • This was on special offer;and it certainly was a good price,easy to set up and use,I love it...
    Ru66 - Argos.co.uk 31 Oct 2017
  • Nice looking, compact printer. Easy to set up, but read instructions as you go! Nice n quiet. Very happy with it so far!
    JACKS - Argos.co.uk 6 Jul 2017
  • Great printer easy to set up working in 5 mins...
    Betty - Argos.co.uk 18 Jul 2017
  • Great printer very easy to set up and link with my other devices.Prints in good quality...
    Bren0611 - Argos.co.uk 11 Jul 2017
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    Really Easy to Use
    43 people agree
    No people disagree
    Many People Thought This Inkjet Printer Had Nice Technical Features

    More than 10 people thought that the HP Officejet 3831 had outstanding features and eight people thought that it also had a good display.

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    Has Superb Features
    16 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... The feature to print via email is wonderful. HP Instant Ink is also a wonderful feature. I already received my ink in just less than 2 weeks...
    Majid - Argos.co.uk 14 Nov 2017
  • ... print and print quality is perfectly adequate. The best feature is being able to print from a mobile phone or ipad, makes life a lot easier rather than ...
    Shazza - Argos.co.uk 3 Jan 2018
  • Good looking,small and dose what it is supposed to do. 3 months free ink is a fantastic feature...
    Daz - Argos.co.uk 4 Sep 2017
  • ... phone. One of the best features is the feeder tray at the top of the printer to make copies without placing the documents on the glass one by one. Also ...
    Ifty - Argos.co.uk 20 Aug 2017
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    Has a Good Display
    8 people agree
    No people disagree
    9 Out of 10 People Thought it Was Easily Connectable to Other Devices

    Several people thought that the HP Officejet 3831 had wifi capacity and had good network connectivity.

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    Has Wifi Capacity
    10 people agree
    2 people disagree
  • ... little slower than more premium printers but overall a great buy, perfect for WiFi printing...
    Chris090989 - Argos.co.uk 24 Oct 2017
  • Excellent printer. Quick and clear prints. Easy to set up. WI-FI worked well straight away, finding my network quickly and easily. Very good value for ...
    Cussie - Argos.co.uk 29 Dec 2017
  • ... setting up your phone or iPad on a wifi network, you pick the correct wifi network type in the password and you're connected it's as simple as that...
    Suz - Argos.co.uk 8 Aug 2017
  • Perfect printer for day to day work. Great Wifi connectivity. Great smartphone app. Love it...
    Topinion - Argos.co.uk 26 Jul 2017
  • View All Reviews About Wifi
    Has Good Network Connectivity
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Over 10 People Thought it Had Good Technical Guidance

    Over 10 people thought that the HP Officejet 3831 had outstanding technical guidance.

  • ... had few in previous years. Does what it says and easy to set it all up as it comes wth easy instructions! Hadn't had troubles at all so far and the quality ...
    DanT - Argos.co.uk 21 Nov 2017
  • Easy to set up when following the simple instructions, great value and looks good...
    Loobyloo - Argos.co.uk 7 Feb 2018
  • This printer was so easy to set up with clear, simple instructions. The WiFi is a great feature, as you can also print from phones and tablets. Photo quality ...
    Han - Argos.co.uk 6 Jun 2017
  • I found this very easy to set up. Instructions easy to follow. Got it going in no time. I don't print things much so wanted no hassle, decent price and ...
    St3ph3n - Argos.co.uk 6 Jun 2017
  • 8 Out of 10 People Thought it Had an OK Noise Level

    Several people thought that the HP Officejet 3831 was really quiet and wasn't noisy.

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    Very Quiet
    8 people agree
    No people disagree
  • Easy to set up Wi-Fi connection and instant ink works well. Printer is quiet and you can re-insert page so you can print double sided. Good value for money ...
    Gibbs - Argos.co.uk 13 Jan 2018
  • ... instant ink is a brilliant idea and one I've signed up for, nice and quiet printing, definitely recommended...
    Dix - Argos.co.uk 3 Nov 2017
  • Great printer for the price. Easy to set up, very quiet and most impressively prints from my phone!
    Jagcfpcd - Tesco.com 13 Jan 2017
  • Easy set up. Fast quiet printing. Connected quickly to my home wifi & Apple phone. One of the best features is the feeder tray at the top of the printer ...
    Ifty - Argos.co.uk 20 Aug 2017
  • View All Reviews About Quieter
    Not Noisy
    2 people agree
    3 people disagree
    The Vast Majority of Customers Thought the HP Officejet 3831 Produced Good Quality Prints

    More than 50 people thought that the HP Officejet 3831 produced superb quality prints.

  • Does exactly what needed it for, easy and quick setup. Excellent print quality, had no problems with it at all. Would highly recommend...
    S - Argos.co.uk 25 Sep 2017
  • ... to the laptop but once done is wonderful. A little heavy but has an excellent print quality. Ink can be a little costly but I surprise that the comings ...
    HOBROB - Argos.co.uk 13 Jun 2017
  • Just read the instructions and it's easy to set up and use. Excellent print quality and the pay monthly ink scheme looks good too, I've just received my ...
    Madeupname - Argos.co.uk 4 Apr 2017
  • Very quick to set up and excellent print quality even on photo paper. Scanner very good as well...
    Colin - Argos.co.uk 25 Sep 2017
  • More Than 10 People Thought This Inkjet Printer Had a Wide Variety of Uses

    Several people thought that the HP Officejet 3831 was very good for faxing documents, was good for scanning and for printing photos.

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    Superb for Faxing Documents
    5 people agree
    1 person disagrees
  • Really enjoying my new printer scanner copier fax easy to set up .Prints really clearly easy to use well made ,not too big . If your looking for a new ...
    Shellyboo - Argos.co.uk 25 Jul 2017
  • ... my pc. It has not disappointed, the quality of print is first class it has a fax option which i haven't bothered to plug in and a scan function where you ...
    Volvojase - Tesco.com 5 Mar 2017
  • Amazingly good Printer/Fax/Copier for the price of a round of drinks. Highly recommended...
    Voltemand - Argos.co.uk 18 Sep 2017
  • Would recommend this all in one pronter. Excellent value for money including fax. Set up easy and fast...
    Yummy - Argos.co.uk 28 Jun 2017
  • View All Reviews About Fax
    Good for Scanning
    3 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Good for Printing Photos
    2 people agree
    No people disagree

    How Good Are HP Inkjet Printers?

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    Key Features

    1200 X 1200 DPI
    Average Print Speed (Black)
    Supports Colour Printing
    Very Slow Print Speed (Colour)
    Very Small Standard Input Capacity
    Very Small Standard Output Capacity
    Legal Max Print Size
    Has a Wi-Fi
    Very Small Maximum Duty Cycle
    1200 X 1200 DPI

    The Officejet 3831 has a maximum resolution of 1200 x 1200 DPI. That's 75% less resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4800 x 1200 DPI. Across all inkjets the resolution ranges from 720 x 360 DPI (worst) to 9600 x 2400 DPI (best). §.

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    Average Print Speed (Black)

    The print speed (black) of the Officejet 3831 of 20ppm is relatively average compared to most other inkjet printers. It is in the fastest 47% of all inkjet printers when ranked by this feature.

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    Supports Colour Printing
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    The Officejet 3831 supports colour printing. 88% of inkjets also support colour printing.

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    Very Slow Print Speed (Colour)

    The print speed (colour) of the HP Officejet 3831 of only 6ppm is slower than average when compared to most other inkjet printers. It is in the slowest 26% of all inkjets when sorted by this feature. The average print speed (colour) of all inkjets is 15ppm, with the slowest being 1ppm and the fastest being 63ppm.

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    Very Small Standard Input Capacity

    The Officejet 3831's standard input capacity of only 60 sheets is smaller than average when compared to most other inkjets. It is smaller than 92% of all inkjets when ranked by this feature. Across all the inkjets the standard input capacities range from 1 sheets to 1,900 sheets, and the average standard input capacity is 250 sheets.

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    Very Small Standard Output Capacity

    The average standard output capacity of all inkjets is 160 sheets, with the smallest being 20 sheets and the biggest being 2,600 sheets. The Officejet 3831's standard output capacity of only 25 sheets is in the smallest 7% of all inkjets when sorted by this feature.

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    Legal Max Print Size
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    Has a Wi-Fi
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    The Officejet 3831 has a Wi-Fi. 84% of inkjets also have a Wi-Fi.

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    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 32,000 pages per month. The Officejet 3831's maximum duty cycle of only 1,000 pages per month is smaller than 83% of all inkjets when sorted by this feature.

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    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. An inkjet printer with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

    The price (excluding ex-display prices) has dropped from $59.10 to $45 in the last 85 days. Sign up to price alerts to be notified when the price changes.

    The chart below compares the value for money of the HP Officejet 3831 against some of its competitors.

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    Manufacturer's Description

    What this HP OfficeJet all-in-one printer can deliver for you. It prints at up to six pages per minute in colour, and you can quickly copy and scan documents as required in order to communicate as needed. It provides an entry-level solution as a fax machine so that you can use your telephone line to transmit important documents to a variety of sources. You can use the HP Mobile Printing, HP ePrint app or Apple AirPrint to print documents directly from your compatible smartphone or tablet, or use the integrated Wi.

    Fi to connect it to your home network. Similarly, you can use the USB port to directly connect it to a computer. It includes a 60-sheet input tray, and a 25-sheet output tray makes collating copies simple. Easy cartridge installation is assured as this HP OfficeJet all-in-one printer only requires two, making ordering a simple task. Scroll down the page for full technical specificati.

    See what this HP OfficeJet all-in-one printer can deliver for you. It prints at up to six pages per minute in colour, and you can quickly copy and scan documents as required in order to communicate as needed. It provides an entry-level solution as a fax machine so that you can use your telephone line to transmit important documents to a variety of sources. You can use the HP Mobile Printing, HP ePrint app or Apple AirPrint to print documents directly from your compatible smartphone or tablet, or use the integrated Wi.

    Fi to connect it to your home network. Similarly, you can use the USB port to directly connect it to a computer. It includes a 60-sheet input tray, and a 25-sheet output tray makes collating copies simple. Easy cartridge installation is assured as this HP OfficeJet all-in-one printer only requires two, making ordering a simple task. Scroll down the page for full technical specifications.

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    HP Officejet 3831 Specification

    Key Features
    Print Speed (Colour)
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    Printing
    Time to First Page (Colour, Normal)
    Time to First Page (Black, Normal)
    Print Speed (Black)
    Print Technology
    Print Head Nozzles
    Printing Colours
    Maximum Duty Cycle
    Colour Printing
    Colour Depth
    Features
    Energy Star Certified
    Memory
    Maximum Internal Memory
    Internal Memory
    Input Capacity
    Auto Document Feeder (ADF) Input Capacity
    Maximum Input Capacity
    Standard Input Capacity
    Output Capacity
    Standard Output Capacity
    Paper Handling
    Recommended Media Weight
    Standard Media Sizes
    Maximum Print Size
    Envelopes Sizes
    Sound Emission
    Noise Level
    Weight & Dimensions
    Weight
    Height
    Depth
    Width
    Power
    Power Consumption (Standby)
    AC Input Voltage
    Typical Power Consumption
    Operational Conditions
    Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
    Operating Temperature (T-T)
    System Requirements
    Compatible Operating Systems
    Display
    Display Diagonal
    Packaging Content
    Drivers Included
    Bundled Software
    Technical Details
    Fax Resolution Fine Mode (Colour)
    Image Scaling/enlargement Range
    Service & Support
    Compliance Industry Standards
    Copy Resolution (Black Text)
    Connection to PC
    Type
    Interface
    Media Types Supported
    Copy Speed (Normal Quality, Black, A4)
    Print Technology

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