If you are wondering how HP inkjet printers compare to other brands, our guide below collates all the key info in a single place. We've compared 480+ inkjet printers by objectively and impartially analysing over 5,500 user and expert reviews and 60+ awards from hundreds of different review sites.
HP are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular inkjet printers. Their inkjet printers start at $50 for the OfficeJet 3830 which has a print speed (colour) of 3.5ppm and is a 1200 x 1200 inkjet printer and go up to $3,295 for the DesignJet T730 which has a print speed (colour) of 1.36ppm and is a 1200 x 2400 inkjet printer. The average price of a new HP inkjet printer is $400.
HP are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular inkjet printers.
Is HP the Best Inkjet Printer Brand?
So are HP 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.
HP is ranked the No. 1 best inkjet printer brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that HP is the actually best inkjet printer brand out there.
Let's look at how HP 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
HP Inkjet Printers
There's a wide selection of HP inkjet printers available compared to other inkjet printer brands, with over 40 HP inkjet printers currently on the market in the US. At an average purchase price of $400, HP inkjet printers also tend to be more expensive than most other inkjet printer brands however they are still a popular choice with consumers.
The average review score for a HP inkjet printer is 86%.
HP have better reviews than the typical inkjet printer brand, with the average rating of a HP inkjet printer being 86%. HP have a number of great features including Instant Ink Ready which sets them apart from the competition.
No. Of Inkjet Printers
Average Price $210
Price Distribution of All Inkjet Printers
No. Of Inkjet Printers
Average Price $400
Price Distribution of HP Inkjet Printers
What Do the HP Inkjet Printer Reviews Say?
We've added up all the reviews for every HP inkjet printer to work out the average distribution of reviews for HP and then compared this to the other inkjet printer brands.
HP has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews for its inkjet printers than most other brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews are actually lower.
Over 86% of expert reviews and 90% of user reviews for HP inkjet printers are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 90% and 80% respectively across all Inkjet Printer brands.
In the table below we compare the average review score given to HP 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 HP Inkjet Printers Received?
After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 5 industry awards for HP inkjet printers. The table below compares the number of awards received by HP to other popular inkjet printer brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.
We checked over 5,500 reviews to find comments about the reliability of HP inkjet printers. 100% of reviews that mention reliability were positive. Therefore the vast majority of HP inkjet printer owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
100% of reviewers think HP inkjet printers are reliable.
So, most people think that HP inkjet printers are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for HP inkjet printers that mention reliability:
They do tough duty pretty well at work
Features to Look Out For On HP Inkjet Printers
There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of HP inkjet printers that set them apart from the competition. These include Instant Ink Ready.
A fully featured and low cost 18ppm print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Le inkjet. It supports colour printing and borderless printing and has a Wi-Fi and a standard input capacity of 250 sheets.
Value for Money
The cheapest price that we could find for the OfficeJet Pro 9012 in the US is $129.99 but in total we found only 1 price for it.