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Samsung C480
SLC480W C480W

Samsung C480
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259 Reviews
80
Features
Fully-Featured
73
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and classic 2400 x 600 DPI laser printer. It supports Wi-Fi and duplex printing and has a built-in display. Owners report that it produces superb quality prints and it's very easy to setup, and to use.
Features We Love:
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports duplex printing
2400 X
600
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18ppm
PRINT SPEED
150 Sheets
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With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have ranked the Samsung C480 number 291 across all laser printers.

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 73?

our review analysis indicates that it has good expert reviews and good user reviews with 87% of buyers recommending this laser printer to others.
This laser printer is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer laser printers with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering.
This Samsung laser printer has some great features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports duplex printing

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each laser printer by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age and value for money.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the laser printer is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec laser printers come to market, the older laser printers will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

89
Reviews

Average Review Score

3.8 stars (259 reviews)

50%

of Customers Would Recommend
5 Stars
130 Reviews
4 Stars
73 Reviews
3 Stars
14 Reviews
2 Stars
14 Reviews
1 Star
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What Are People Saying About the Samsung C480?

Print Quality
199
11
Price
182
23
Printer Usage
4
3
Ease of Use
13
1
Features
8
1
Connectivity
5
3
Design
4
0
Print Speed
1
0
Size and Weight
1
1
Noise Level
2
0
Support
0
1
Robustness
1
0
Product Quality
0
1
More Than 100 People Thought it Was Fairly Priced

Two people thought that the Samsung C480FW wasn't expensive.

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Very Good Value for Money
175 people agree
32 people disagree
  • ... $350 on sale for $175 & I used some of my Best Buy Rewards too, making it a terrific value...
    Wisconsin437 - Bestbuy.com 11 Mar 2017
  • Sharp print. Easy use. Great price. The opening for top when removing a paper jam was very tight, Thought we must be missing a catch or a button. But no. ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 3 Dec 2018
  • Value for money. Promotional valuepack.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 29 Dec 2016
  • Great quality printing good price easy to install software...
    Redmallard - Bestbuy.com 15 Dec 2016
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    Not {More} Expensive
    2 people agree
    14 people disagree
    One Person Thought it Was Not of a Good Quality
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    Some People Thought it Was Not Reliable
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    Over 10 People Thought it Was Good in Terms of Size

    Several people thought that the Samsung C480FW was very compact and was a good size.

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    Very Compact
    6 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... allows quick wireless connectivity. Generally. A compact laser printer which has a proper paper storage drawer and doesn't take up too much space. My only ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 16 Feb 2017
  • Compact for an all-in-one LED Laser printer. Fast warmup. Great quality printing and the colour is unobtrusive in the study. Haven't yet replaced any of ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 2 Mar 2017
  • Compact unit. Easy to use and replace cartridges. Multiple connection options. Very easy to use with mobile apps.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 11 Feb 2017
  • Compact for a colour laser all in one. Reasonably straightforward to set up though instructions are pretty rubbish. Quiet for a laser and perfectly acceptable ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 14 Jan 2017
  • View All Reviews About Compact
    A Good Size
    2 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    7 Out of 10 Customers Thought it Was Carefully Designed

    Six people thought that the Samsung C480FW was really good-looking.

  • Very quiet and reliable. Prints colour beautifully. Software was difficult to sort out in regard to scanning from my PC wirelessly.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 13 Jun 2016
  • Compact for a colour laser all in one. Reasonably straightforward to set up though instructions are pretty rubbish. Quiet for a laser and perfectly acceptable ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 14 Jan 2017
  • This is my first laser printer and I love it so far. It works pretty fast and the print looks crisp. i like that it is multifunctional...
    Buyer01 - Bestbuy.com 20 Dec 2018
  • And it's a nice looking unit. For the discounted price it was a great buy. It does all that it's supposed to. I was able to print from my iPhone 6 instantly. ...
    JoeJoe123 - Bestbuy.com 17 Apr 2018
  • The Majority of People Thought it Was Easy to Use

    More than 10 people thought that the Samsung C480FW was very easy to setup and over 10 people thought that it was also really easy to use.

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    Really Easy to Setup
    17 people agree
    8 people disagree
  • ... expensive but over time will more than make up for additional expense. Printer easy to set up and performs flawlessly. Good quality manufacture and prints ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 13 Jan 2017
  • Economical. Fast. Easy to setup. Good access to internals to clear paper problems. No written manual but seems the trend now. For help on clearing paper ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 22 Sep 2016
  • Very quick and decent print. I love it. Also very easy to set up...
    Iris - Amazon.co.uk 15 Feb 2019
  • Ordered my Printer easy to set up and everyday use it and great system . Scanner is very easy and printing looks great . Laser printer is the way to go...
    14newstart - Bestbuy.com 17 Feb 2018
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    Very Easy to Use
    13 people agree
    No people disagree
    More Than 10 People Thought it Had Good Technical Features

    More than 10 people thought that the Samsung C480FW had outstanding features.

  • Easy setup and usage. Wireless printing is a great feature too Great printer.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 1 Nov 2016
  • Worked straight away with Windows 10. NFC feature works well. If you have NFC on your mobile device you still need the Samsung Mobile Print App. Wi Fi ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 8 Mar 2016
  • Lots of features and having individual colour toners means you can make best use of them rather than some of the home laser printers that use one cartridge ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 24 Aug 2018
  • ... printer. It was very reasonable for a color laser printer, and I love the extra features. I have to try the scanning feature in order to reduce paper, ...
    Mags0522 - Bestbuy.com 2 Feb 2018
  • Most People Thought This Laser Printer Had Good Connectivity

    Several people thought that the Samsung C480FW had very wifi capacity, was outstanding in terms of connectivity and had good network connectivity.

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    Has Very Wifi Capacity
    11 people agree
    5 people disagree
  • My printer is upstairs and the Wi-Fi connection works from downstairs. My other printers have not done this. It also prints from my phone. I love it. Do ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 10 Nov 2017
  • Love the wifi side can scan straight to my I pad. Seem very keen to use black toner don't think it will last that long.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 4 Feb 2016
  • Easily set up and prints well. Perhaps was most relieved that there were no wifi connection issues. Scanning to Pc seems quite difficult Had to call Samsung.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 16 Jul 2017
  • Once linked to our home wifi network then any other device using the network can connect wirelessly and print from the printer. Laptops, Android. Ipad. ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 3 Jun 2016
  • View All Reviews About Wifi
    Very Good in Terms of Connectivity
    5 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has Good Network Connectivity
    2 people agree
    4 people disagree
    The Vast Majority of People Thought it Did Not Have Good Technical Guidance

    Several people thought that the Samsung C480FW had bad technical guidance and instructions.

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    Has Bad Technical Guidance
    5 people agree
    1 person disagrees
  • ... quality. Decent range for the wifi printing. Was a little confusing to set up as the instructions came on a CD rom and I am using an ipad.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 3 Nov 2017
  • Good clear printsinst. Instructions for use not clear and DVD seems complicated I speak as a non commercial user.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 15 Feb 2017
  • ... from switch on to print. The wireless set up is very complicated. Instructions not good. I'm pretty good with computers but took hours to get the wireless ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 22 Aug 2017
  • ... Does not clear printing instructions once printing has finished Have yet to get it to scan to the laptop it is happy to print from I find it very frustrating considering it is s Which Best Buy.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 6 Aug 2018
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    Has Bad Instructions
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    One Person Thought it Had Been Designed With Environmental Issues in Mind
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    Many Owners Thought it Was OK When it Came to Noise Level

    Several people thought that the Samsung C480FW was very quiet and wasn't noisy.

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    Very Quiet
    6 people agree
    No people disagree
  • Works with most operating systems. Reasonably quiet. Scans to pdf. Wireless. Ethernet and local printing. A bit pricey.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 20 Jan 2016
  • Printer is wireless and was very easy to hookup. Fast at printing and very quiet. Thought it was going to be bigger but glad it is small and saves on space...
    Djtulsa - Bestbuy.com 24 Aug 2018
  • Easy to set up. Easyvtonorint from phones and iPads. Quiet when orinting. Slow when photocopying particularly in colour.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 20 Nov 2017
  • It is quiet and it is efficient, And it didn't cost as much as some other similar printers.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 14 Jul 2016
  • View All Reviews About Quiet
    Not {More} Noisy
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Some People Thought the Samsung C480FW Had a Large Capacity
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    One Person Thought it Was a Fast Printer
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    More Than 200 People Thought the Samsung C480FW Produced Good Quality Prints

    More than 200 people thought that the Samsung C480FW produced superb quality prints.

  • This is a semi-professional printer with excellent print quality for the price paid. Interface and connectivity with mobile devices is great. I also like ...
    David - Amazon.co.uk 9 Jan 2019
  • ... mainstream professional printer with a budget printer price tag. Print quality is excellent (in colour and in black). I definitely would recommend this ...
    Dan - Argos.co.uk 10 Mar 2016
  • Prints good quality photo's and has a very versatile scanner with plenty of settings. This printer sets up the Samsung mobile print app automatically into ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 16 Feb 2017
  • Very good print.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 14 Nov 2016
  • The Majority of People Thought it Had Limited Uses

    More than 10 people thought that the Samsung C480FW was bad for scanning documents and several people thought that it was also bad for faxing documents and for duplex printing.

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    Bad for Scanning Documents
    13 people agree
    8 people disagree
  • Fast and efficient. Difficulty in setting up printer to scan.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 13 May 2016
  • The only thing is it is a bit slow to print. Scans excellently.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 18 Jul 2017
  • ... software from Samsung (no disk drive on my NUC computer. But couldn't scan to computer from the printer. Had to find more to downloads from the Samsung ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 8 Mar 2016
  • ... when not in use. Able to scan to networked PC without much fuss. The scans seem a bit bright. The printed paper comes out on a flimsy small tray that pops ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 10 Jul 2016
  • View All Reviews About Scan
    Bad for Faxing Documents
    4 people agree
    No people disagree
    Bad for Duplex Printing
    3 people agree
    1 person disagrees

    How Good Are Samsung Laser Printers?

    80
    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Supports Wi-Fi
    Supports duplex printing
    Slower than average print speed
    Does not support colour printing
    Tiny standard input capacity
    Only 2400 x 600 DPI
    Slower than average print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Letter)
    Slower Than Average Print Speed

    The print speed of the Samsung C480FW of only 18ppm is slower than 96% of all laser printers when sorted by this feature. Laser printers have print speeds of between 8ppm and 75ppm, and the average print speed is 34ppm.

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    Does Not Support Colour Printing

    Like most other laser printers, the Samsung C480FW does not support colour printing. 56% of laser printers do not support colour printing.

    What is colour printing? Less Edit
    Supports Wi-Fi
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    The Samsung C480FW supports Wi-Fi. 68% of laser printers do not support Wi-Fi.

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    Tiny Standard Input Capacity

    The Samsung C480FW's standard input capacity of only 150 sheets is smaller than average when compared to most other laser printers. It is smaller than 87% of all laser printers when sorted by this feature. The standard input capacities of laser printers range from 0.0018 sheets to 4,400 sheets, and the average standard input capacity is 420 sheets.

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    Supports Duplex Printing
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    The Samsung C480FW supports duplex printing. 80% of laser printers also support duplex printing.

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    Only 2400 X 600 DPI

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    Slower Than Average Print Speed (Colour, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter)

    The average print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Letter) of all laser printers is 28ppm, with the slowest being 1ppm and the fastest being 57ppm. The print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Letter) of the Samsung C480FW of only 4ppm is very slow compared to most other laser printers. It is in the slowest 6% of all laser printers when sorted by this feature.

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    Popularity

    Popularity

    The Samsung C480 has been listed on Kagoo since July 2017 and is currently ranked number 291 out of 347 laser printers.
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    Value for Money

    Value for Money

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    What the Reviews Say

    More than 100 people thought it was fairly priced
    3.8 Stars

    50%

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    50% of Customers Would Recommend
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    Connectivity
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    Samsung C480 Specification

    Key Features
    Maximum Resolution
    Print Speed
    Colour Printing
    Print Technology
    Print Technology
    Duplex Printing
    Maximum Duty Cycle
    Printing
    Print Speed (Colour, Normal Quality, A4/US Letter)
    Paper Handling
    Maximum Print Size
    ISO A-Series Sizes (A0...A9)
    Networking
    Wi-Fi
    Ports & Interfaces
    Optional Connectivity
    Standard Interfaces
    Design
    Display
    Built-in Display
    Colour
    Power
    Power Consumption (Typical)
    Weight & Dimensions
    Dimensions (WxDxH)
    Other Features
    Printer Features
    Copy Speed (Best Quality, Black, A4)
    I/O Ports
    Copy Speed (Colour, Normal Quality, A4)
    Toner Cartridge
    Modem Speed
    Compatible Operating Systems
    Fax Memory
    Emulations
    Scan Resolution
    Interface
    Scanner Type
    Colour Faxing
    Weight
    Mac Compatibility
    Enhanced Scan Resolution
    Technical Details
    Fax Features
    Input & Output Capacity
    Standard Input Capacity

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    samsung electronic gmbh ss257f307, samsung electronic gmbh c480w, xpress slc480w 192018954397, ss254d307 191628384860, technology geeks c480w, xpress slc480w slc480w, samsung xpressslc480w, samsung s10182689dsg, xpress slc480w 18ppm, ss254d307 ss254d307, samsung ss254d307, samsung 10135154, samsung n143373w, samsung slc480w, qxgs002 cltk404, qxgs002 c430w, qxgs002 c480w, samsung c480w, samsung 18ppm, ss257f c480w, qxgs002 433w, ss257f 3in1

    Barcodes

     00191628384860,  00191628385249,  00191628385256,  00191628385263,  00191628385294,  00191628503049,  00191628503070,  00192018954397,  04056572750177,  05060471553646,  05712505597590,  06430598530421,  08806086699563,  08806086700078,  08806086700085

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