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HP Officejet Pro 8740

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HP Officejet Pro 8740
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Fully-Featured
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Value for Money
Excellent
87
Kagoo Score
Excellent
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A low cost and award winning 1200 x 1200 DPI inkjet printer, with great features and one of the fastest print speeds (colour) around
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Representing excellent value for money and with outstanding reviews, we have ranked the HP Officejet Pro 8740 number 4 across all inkjet printers.

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 87?

It has great expert reviews and great user reviews with 88% of buyers recommending this inkjet to others.
This inkjet printer is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer inkjet printers with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest inkjet printers 2018.
This HP inkjet printer has some great features:
Faster than average print speed (black)
Supports colour printing
Faster than average print speed (colour)
Bigger than average standard input capacity
Up to 36 ppm print speed colour
Up to 36ppm first page out
Yes airprint
Yes android OS enablement

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.

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Overall Review Score

The HP Officejet Pro 8740 has received an average review score of 87% based on 95 reviews.

Awards

The HP Officejet Pro 8740 has received an Editor's Choice Award from computershopper.com.
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Reviews Breakdown

60% of customers would recommend the HP Officejet Pro 8740.
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57 Reviews
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Average Rating of HP Inkjet Printers

We have checked 439 expert reviews and 10,908 user reviews for inkjet printers from across the internet and used this data to calculate an average rating for HP inkjet printers of 88%. This makes HP the best rated inkjet brand according to customer reviews.

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Key Features

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

The HP Officejet Pro 8740 has a maximum resolution of 1200 x 1200 DPI. That's 75% less resolution than a 4800 x 1200 DPI inkjet, which is the most common resolution. §.

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Faster Than Average Print Speed (Black)

Inkjets have print speeds (black) of between 2ppm and 15,000ppm, and the average print speed (black) is 81ppm. The print speed (black) of the Officejet Pro 8740 of 36ppm is faster than average when compared to most other inkjets. It is faster than 88% of all inkjets when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Colour Printing
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The HP Officejet Pro 8740 supports colour printing. 90% of inkjets also support colour printing.

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Faster Than Average Print Speed (Colour)

Inkjets have print speeds (colour) of between 1ppm and 70ppm, and the average print speed (colour) is 15ppm. The HP Officejet Pro 8740's print speed (colour) of 36ppm is faster than average when compared to most other inkjets. It is in the fastest 7% of all inkjet printers when ranked by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Standard Input Capacity
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The Officejet Pro 8740's standard input capacity of 500 sheets is bigger than 89% of all inkjets when sorted by this feature. The average standard input capacity of all inkjets is 240 sheets, with the smallest being 1 sheets and the biggest being 1,900 sheets.

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Bigger Than Average Standard Output Capacity
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The average standard output capacity of all inkjets is 140 sheets, with the smallest being 20 sheets and the biggest being 500 sheets. The HP Officejet Pro 8740's standard output capacity of 150 sheets is bigger than average when compared to most other inkjet printers. It is in the biggest 33% of all inkjet printers when ranked 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 Pro 8740 has a Wi-Fi. 89% of inkjets also have a Wi-Fi.

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Bigger Than Average Maximum Duty Cycle

The HP Officejet Pro 8740's maximum duty cycle of 30,000 pages per month is bigger than 68% of all inkjets when sorted by this feature. The average maximum duty cycle of all inkjet printers is 29,000 pages per month, with the smallest being 50 pages per month and the biggest being 280,000 pages per month.

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Popularity

The HP Officejet Pro 8740 is currently ranked number 4 across all inkjet printers.
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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 has dropped from $459.94 to $160 in the last 42 days. Sign up to price alerts to be notified when the price changes.

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Manufacturer's Description

Mise your print environment with space-saving HP Print Forward Design and professional-quality, low-cost colour. Features Save up to 70% on ink with HP Instant Ink Save up to 70% on inkand never run out ink. Original HP ink. Ordered by your printer, delivered to your door. Print colour, black& white, and photos your cost is the same. Ink cartridges and delivery costs included in your monthly plan price. No annual fee change or cancel plans online anytime without penalty. Innovative design for superb office productivity Speed through print jobs, using superfast two-sided printing. Breeze through multipage documents with one-pass two-sided scanning and a 50-page automatic document feeder. Revolutionary design delivers laser-like paper handling and superfast print speeds. Increase paper capacity to 500 sheets with the included second 250-sheet paper tray. Mobile printing that keeps your business covered Print with just a touch of your NFC-enabled mobile device to the printer no company network needed. Print directly from your mobile device without accessing the company network, from anywhere in the office. Easily print from a variety of smartphones and tablets. Help protect information and access to confidential print jobs with HP JetAdvantage Private Print. Ultimate fleet control, seamless management Get increased printing options with HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5c, HP PS, and scalable TrueType fonts. Easily print Microsoft Word and PowerPoint files, plus Adobe PDF files, directly from your USB drive. Experience a new style of business printing and imaging, with HP JetAdvantage On Demand solutions. Easily take command of your printing environment from one central location, with HP Web Jetadmin. Features and Specifications Print, copy, scan and fax Print Speed Black - Up to 36 ppm Print Speed Colour - Up to 36ppm First Page Out - 10 seconds (mono), 11 seconds (colour) Recommend for print volumes between 250 and 2000 per month 1200x1200 dpi print resolution 4.3"Colour Graphic Display Touchscreen 4 ink cartridges (Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow) 2x 250 sheet paper trays Automatic Double Sided Printing 50 sheet ADF Scanner Scan to email and Fax Archive to email 37 copies per minute (600 dpi resolution) Fax transmission speed: 4 seconds per page Connectivity HP ePrint - Yes AirPrint - Yes Android OS Enablement - Yes Mopria - yes Connections: USB (2.0), Host USB, Ethernet, Wi-Fi and RJ-11 HP JetAdvantage on demand Box Contents HP OfficeJet Pro 8740 All-in-one Printer HP 953 Setup Black OfficeJet Ink Cartridge (~1,000 pages) HP 953 Setup Cyan OfficeJet Ink Cartridge, HP 953 Setup Magenta OfficeJet Ink Cartridge, HP 953 Setup Yellow OfficeJet Ink Cartridge: composite yield (~640 pages) Additional 250-sheet Paper Tray Power cord Phone cord Setup poster Software Included HP Dropbox HP Google Drive Microsoft DotNet Read Iris Softwar

Maximise your print environment with space-saving HP Print Forward Design and professional-quality, low-cost colour. Features Save up to 70% on ink with HP Instant Ink Save up to 70% on inkand never run out ink. Original HP ink. Ordered by your printer, delivered to your door. Print colour, black& white, and photos your cost is the same. Ink cartridges and delivery costs included in your monthly plan price. No annual fee change or cancel plans online anytime without penalty. Innovative design for superb office productivity Speed through print jobs, using superfast two-sided printing. Breeze through multipage documents with one-pass two-sided scanning and a 50-page automatic document feeder. Revolutionary design delivers laser-like paper handling and superfast print speeds. Increase paper capacity to 500 sheets with the included second 250-sheet paper tray. Mobile printing that keeps your business covered Print with just a touch of your NFC-enabled mobile device to the printer no company network needed. Print directly from your mobile device without accessing the company network, from anywhere in the office. Easily print from a variety of smartphones and tablets. Help protect information and access to confidential print jobs with HP JetAdvantage Private Print. Ultimate fleet control, seamless management Get increased printing options with HP PCL 6, HP PCL 5c, HP PS, and scalable TrueType fonts. Easily print Microsoft Word and PowerPoint files, plus Adobe PDF files, directly from your USB drive. Experience a new style of business printing and imaging, with HP JetAdvantage On Demand solutions. Easily take command of your printing environment from one central location, with HP Web Jetadmin. Features and Specifications Print, copy, scan and fax Print Speed Black - Up to 36 ppm Print Speed Colour - Up to 36ppm First Page Out - 10 seconds (mono), 11 seconds (colour) Recommend for print volumes between 250 and 2000 per month 1200x1200 dpi print resolution 4.3"Colour Graphic Display Touchscreen 4 ink cartridges (Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow) 2x 250 sheet paper trays Automatic Double Sided Printing 50 sheet ADF Scanner Scan to email and Fax Archive to email 37 copies per minute (600 dpi resolution) Fax transmission speed: 4 seconds per page Connectivity HP ePrint - Yes AirPrint - Yes Android OS Enablement - Yes Mopria - yes Connections: USB (2.0), Host USB, Ethernet, Wi-Fi and RJ-11 HP JetAdvantage on demand Box Contents HP OfficeJet Pro 8740 All-in-one Printer HP 953 Setup Black OfficeJet Ink Cartridge (~1,000 pages) HP 953 Setup Cyan OfficeJet Ink Cartridge, HP 953 Setup Magenta OfficeJet Ink Cartridge, HP 953 Setup Yellow OfficeJet Ink Cartridge: composite yield (~640 pages) Additional 250-sheet Paper Tray Power cord Phone cord Setup poster Software Included HP Dropbox HP Google Drive Microsoft DotNet Read Iris Software CD
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HP Officejet Pro 8740 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
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
Borderless Printing Media 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)
Consumables
Toner Cartridge Included
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
Colour Management
Copy Resolution (Black Text)
Connection to PC
Type
Interface
Media Types Supported
Copy Speed (Normal Quality, Black, A4)
Print Technology

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