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 60+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on 440+ 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 WF-7620 which has a print speed (colour) of 10ppm and is a 4800 x 2400 inkjet printer and go up to $774 for the ET-14000 which has a print speed (colour) of 17ppm and is a 5760 x 1440 inkjet printer. The average price of a new Epson inkjet printer is $269.
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.
All inkjet printer Brands
Epson Inkjet Printers
There's a wide selection of Epson inkjet printers available compared to other inkjet printer brands, with 20 Epson inkjet printers currently on the market in the US. Epson also have better reviews than the typical inkjet printer brand, with the average rating of a Epson inkjet printer being 83%.
The average review score for a Epson inkjet printer is 83%.
However Epson inkjet printers tend to be more expensive than most other inkjet printer brands making them a less popular choice with consumers.
No. Of Inkjet Printers
Average Price $261
Price Distribution of All Inkjet Printers
No. Of Inkjet Printers
Average Price $269
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 brands.
Over 93% of expert reviews and 88% of user reviews for Epson inkjet printers are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 90% and 81% respectively across all Inkjet Printer brands.
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 received by 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. 10 of these reviews mention reliability of which 75% were positive. Therefore the majority of Epson inkjet printer owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
75% 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 printer does everything a home office or small business printer needs to do
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.
If you're looking for a high end Epson inkjet printer then the Epson Expression Photo HD XP-15000 takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 80, but is a bit more expensive at $299.99.
Features We Love:
5760 x 1440 DPI
Fast print speed (black) (29ppm)
Fast print speed (colour) (29ppm)
Six print cartridges
Supports colour printing
A good value for money and fully featured 29ppm print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Le inkjet printer. It supports colour printing and borderless printing, has a Wi-Fi and takes 6 print cartridge.
Value for Money
The cheapest price that we could find for the Expression Photo HD XP-15000 in the US is $299.99 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.