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HP Officejet 5740

HP Officejet 5740
85
Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
73
Features
Good Features
67
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
71
Value for Money
Good
72
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A good spec and affordable 8ppm print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Le inkjet. It supports colour printing and has a Wi-Fi.
Features We Love:
Supports colour printing
Has a Wi-Fi
1200 X
1200
DPI
8ppm
PRINT SPEED
22ppm
PRINT SPEED
125 Sheets
STANDARD
INPUT
25 Sheets
STANDARD
OUTPUT
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Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up.

There is a 72% chance that the price of the HP Officejet 5740 will go up in the next 2 weeks. We forecast that prices will increase by up to $14 over this period.

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With outstanding reviews and very good features, we have ranked the HP Officejet 5740 number 26 across all inkjet printers.

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Kagoo Score
86
Brand Rating
73
Features
71
Value for Money

72

72
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 72?

HP is an excellent inkjet brand.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better inkjet printers are available.
This inkjet printer has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports colour printing
Has a Wi-Fi
Right at the device. access the latest business tips, news and more with free HP printables
Only 1200 x 1200 DPI
Smaller than average standard output capacity

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each inkjet printer by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age and value for money.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the inkjet printer is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec inkjet printers come to market, the older inkjet printers will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Features

Key Reasons For and Against

Supports colour printing
Has a Wi-Fi
ok print speed (black)
ok print speed (colour)
ok standard input capacity
Legal max print size
Only 1200 x 1200 DPI
Smaller than average standard output capacity
Tiny maximum duty cycle
Only 1200 X 1200 DPI

The Officejet 5740 has a maximum resolution of 1200 x 1200 DPI. That's 75% less resolution than the most common resolution of 4800 x 1200 DPI. Across all inkjets the best resolution is 9600 x 2400 DPI and the worst is 720 x 360 DPI. §.

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ok Print Speed (Black)

The print speed (black) of the Officejet 5740 of 22ppm is ok compared to most other inkjets. It is faster than 45% of all inkjet printers when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Colour Printing
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The HP Officejet 5740 supports colour printing, as do 89% of inkjet printers.

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ok Print Speed (Colour)

The print speed (colour) of the Officejet 5740 of 8ppm is ok compared to most other inkjet printers. It is faster than 63% of all inkjet printers when ranked by this feature.

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ok Standard Input Capacity
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The standard input capacity of the Officejet 5740 of 125 sheets is ok compared to most other inkjet printers. It is in the biggest 50% of all inkjet printers when ranked by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Standard Output Capacity

The standard output capacities of inkjet printers range from 20 sheets to 2,600 sheets, and the average standard output capacity is 150 sheets. The standard output capacity of the Officejet 5740 of only 25 sheets is very small compared to most other inkjets. It is in the smallest 4% of all inkjet printers when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Wi-Fi
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The Officejet 5740 has a Wi-Fi, as do 84% of inkjets.

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Legal Max Print Size
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This inkjet has a legal maximum print size, which is typical of many inkjets.

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Tiny Maximum Duty Cycle

The maximum duty cycle of the Officejet 5740 of only 1,000 pages per month is smaller than average when compared to most other inkjet printers. It is smaller than 77% of all inkjets when ranked by this feature. Inkjet printers have maximum duty cycles of between 50 pages per month and 300,000 pages per month, and the average maximum duty cycle is 29,000 pages per month.

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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.

We have analysed the HP Officejet 5740, and ranked it:

Good Value For Money
This inkjet printer is both high quality and a low price, making it excellent value for money.

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High End Good Value for Money

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HP Officejet 5740 Specification

Key Features
Print Speed (Colour)
Maximum Resolution
Wi-Fi
Printing
Time to First Page (Colour, Normal)
Time to First Page (Black, Normal)
Print Speed (Black)
Print Technology
Duplex Print Options
Printing Colours
Maximum Duty Cycle
Colour Printing
Colour Depth
Features
Energy Star Certified
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
Borderless Printing Media Sizes
Envelopes Sizes
Ports & Interfaces
Compatible Memory Cards
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 (Black, Normal Quality, A4)
Print Technology

HP Officejet 5740 - Other Inkjet Printers Worth Considering

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