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HP Photosmart A646 Inkjet Printer

Yes No Jan 2017
Colour Printing Wi-Fi Release Date
Just released five months ago
Supports colour printing
Very small standard output capacity Bronze
18 Reviews + 1 Award

Available used and from international sellers only

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No Battery

Four people said in their reviews that it did not have a good battery life. Website said “No battery, so be on the lookout for outlets "in the field”. Eight years ago Mac World wrote in his review of this inkjet printer “No battery option”. Website said also eight years ago “No optional battery pack” although they scored it 80 out of 100.


Just Released Five Months Ago

HP only released the Photosmart A646 five months ago.

Weight & Dimensions

Surprisingly Sharp, Vivid Print Quality for Such a Petite Package

Three people said in their reviews that the HP Photosmart A646 was compact. Website wrote “Surprisingly sharp, vivid print quality for such a petite package”. Seven years ago expert review site said “Unlike most compact photo printers”. Expert website wrote “Are small and compact enough to easily pack away when not in use” .


Consumables Are Expensive

Two owners who purchased the HP Photosmart A646 wrote that it was expensive. Website wrote “Prints only on pricey photo paper” in their review of this inkjet printer. Website said in their review of this inkjet printer “Consumables are expensive” but in spite of that they still scored it 3 stars out of 5.

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Output Capacity

Very Small Standard Output Capacity

The HP Photosmart A646 has one of the smaller standard output capacities (only 20 sheets) amongst comparable spec inkjets of this age. The standard output capacities of inkjet printers that were launched in the last year range from 20 sheets to 500 sheets, and the average standard output capacity is 320 sheets.

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Print Technology

Supports Colour Printing

The HP Photosmart A646 supports colour printing. Most of the other recently released inkjet printers also support colour printing.

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Input Capacity

Very Small Standard Input Capacity

At only 20 sheets, the Photosmart A646 has a fairly small standard input capacity compared to most of the other inkjet printers that have been around for around the same time as this inkjet. Across all the newly released comparable spec inkjet printers the standard input capacities range from 20 sheets to 500 sheets, and the average standard input capacity is 310 sheets.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00884962141731

HP Photosmart A646 Review Sources

To prepare this HP Photosmart A646 review we compared this inkjet printer to 192 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 84,365 product attributes, 524 inkjet printer reviews and 1,168,400 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.