If you are thinking about buying an Epson inkjet printer then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of inkjet printer brands is compiled by analysing over 6,200 user and expert reviews and 50+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on 420+ inkjet printers.
Epson are recognised for their good selection of mid-range and award winning inkjet printers. Their inkjet printers start at $57 for the XP-345 which has a print speed (colour) of 4.5ppm and is a 5760 x 1440 inkjet printer and go up to $16,010 for the SureColor F2100 which has a print speed (colour) of 45ppm and is a 1440 x 1440 inkjet printer. The average price of a new Epson inkjet printer is $296.
Epson are recognised for their good selection of mid-range and award winning inkjet printers.
Is Epson the Best Inkjet Printer Brand?
So are Epson 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.
Epson is ranked the No. 2 best inkjet printer brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Epson is the 2nd best inkjet printer brand out there.
Let's look at how Epson inkjet printers compare to the other inkjet printer brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.
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Epson Inkjet Printers
Epson have better reviews than the typical inkjet printer brand, with the average rating of a Epson inkjet printer being 86%. Epson also have a number of great features including EcoTank, Claria Home Ink and Epson Connect which sets them apart from the competition.
The average review score for a Epson inkjet printer is 86%.
There's a smaller selection of Epson inkjet printers available compared to other inkjet printer brands, with only 23 Epson inkjet printers currently on the market in the United States. Epson inkjet printers also tend to be cheaper than most other inkjet printer brands however they are still a less popular choice with consumers.
No. Of Inkjet Printers
Average Price $358
Price Distribution of All Inkjet Printers
No. Of Inkjet Printers
Average Price $296
Price Distribution of Epson Inkjet Printers
What Do the Epson Inkjet Printer Reviews Say?
We've added up all the reviews for every Epson inkjet printer to work out the average distribution of reviews for Epson and then compared this to the other inkjet printer brands.
Epson has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its inkjet printers than most other inkjet printer brands.
Over 94% of expert reviews and 90% of user reviews for Epson inkjet printers are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 89% and 81% respectively across all Inkjet Printer brands.
Looking at just the expert reviews, in the table below we compare the average review score given to Epson 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 Epson Inkjet Printers Received?
After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 12 industry awards for Epson inkjet printers. The table below compares the number of awards given to Epson to other popular inkjet printer brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.
We checked over 6,200 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Epson inkjet printers. 20 of these reviews that mention reliability of which 85% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Epson inkjet printer owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
85% of reviewers think Epson inkjet printers are reliable.
So, most people think that Epson inkjet printers are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Epson inkjet printers that mention reliability:
The printer is sturdy without rocking a desk
Sturdy/quality construction that feels (and does) handle home office type of work loads
Not for those looking for a heavy duty printer or for someone who cares about high image quality
The drawers feel heavy duty
Features to Look Out For On Epson Inkjet Printers
There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Epson inkjet printers that set them apart from the competition. These include EcoTank, Claria Home Ink and Epson Connect.