Brother is one of the most popular inkjet printer brands as well as being well known for its .
We've collated all the key information on Brother inkjet printers in this handy guide. We've analysed over 12,000 user and expert reviews and 70+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on 480+ inkjet printers to impartially compare each inkjet printer brand.
Brother are recognised for their good selection of mid-range and moderately popular inkjet printers and start at $163 for the MFC-J4620 which has a print speed (colour) of 20ppm and is a 6000 x 1200 inkjet printer and go up to $660 for the MFC-J5620 which has a print speed (colour) of 20ppm and is a 1200 x 600 inkjet printer. The average price of a new Brother inkjet printer is $331.
Brother are recognised for their good selection of mid-range and moderately popular inkjet printers.
Is Brother the Best Inkjet Printer Brand?
So are Brother inkjet printers any good? We give every inkjet printer a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all inkjet printers we are able to impartially rank all the inkjet printer brands.
Brother is ranked the No. 4 best inkjet printer brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Brother is the 4th best inkjet printer brand out there.
Let's look at how Brother inkjet printers compare to the other inkjet printer brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.
All inkjet printer Brands
Brother Inkjet Printers
At an average purchase price of $331, Brother inkjet printers tend to be more expensive than most other inkjet printer brands.
There's a smaller selection of Brother inkjet printers available compared to other inkjet printer brands, with only 4 Brother inkjet printers currently on the market in the US. Brother also have worse reviews than the typical inkjet printer brand, with the average rating of a Brother inkjet printer being 65%.
No. Of Inkjet Printers
Average Price $210
Price Distribution of All Inkjet Printers
No. Of Inkjet Printers
Average Price $331
Price Distribution of Brother Inkjet Printers
What Do the Brother Inkjet Printer Reviews Say?
We've added up all the reviews for every Brother inkjet printer to work out the average distribution of reviews for Brother and then compared this to the other inkjet printer brands.
Brother has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews for its inkjet printers than most other brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews are actually lower.
Over 100% of expert reviews and 69% of user reviews for Brother inkjet printers are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 88% and 78% respectively across all Inkjet Printer brands.
In the table below we compare the average review score given to Brother inkjet printers by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other inkjet printer brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.
How Many Industry Awards Have Brother Inkjet Printers Received?
After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 1 industry award for a Brother inkjet printer. The table below compares the number of awards received by Brother to other popular inkjet printer brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.
We checked over 12,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Brother inkjet printers. 75% of reviews that mention reliability were positive. Therefore the majority of Brother inkjet printer owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
75% of reviewers think Brother inkjet printers are reliable.
So, most people think that Brother inkjet printers are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Brother inkjet printers that mention reliability:
fax built into a neat machine which can
I haven't had the machine long enough to comment on robustness
doesn't feel as robust as my ancient HP printer so hoping it lasts as long
If you're looking for a high end Brother inkjet printer then the Brother MFCJ6930 takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 71, but is a bit more expensive at $587.06.
Features We Love:
Supports colour printing
Fast print speed (black) (35ppm)
Fast print speed (colour) (27ppm)
Big standard input capacity (250 sheets)
A good spec but 6 year old 27ppm print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Le inkjet. It has a Wi-Fi, a print speed (black) of 35ppm and a standard input capacity of 250 sheets and supports colour printing.
The cheapest price that we could find for the MFCJ6930 in the US is $587.06 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.