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Should You Buy a Brother Laser Printer?

Matthew
Updated 24 February 2020
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should you buy a Brother Laser Printer?

Brother is well known for its inkjet printers.

If you are wondering how Brother laser printers compare to other brands, our guide below collates all the key info in a single place. We've compared 670+ laser printers by objectively and impartially analysing over 4,000 user and expert reviews and 60+ awards from hundreds of different review sites.

Brother are recognised for their good selection of popular laser printers and start at $89 for the HL-L2300D which has a print speed of 26ppm and is a 2400 x 600 laser printer and go up to $1,000 for the MFC-8910DW which has a print speed of 40ppm and is a 1200 x 1200 laser printer. The average price of a new Brother laser printer is $271.

Brother are recognised for their good selection of popular laser printers.

Is Brother the Best Laser Printer Brand?

So are Brother laser printers any good? We give every laser printer a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all laser printers we are able to impartially rank all the laser printer brands.

Brother is ranked the No. 9 best laser printer brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Brother is the 9th best laser printer brand out there.

#1
United States
95%
95%
108 reviews
#2
HP
United States
88%
88%
1,199 reviews
#3
81%
81%
123 reviews
#4
South Korea
79%
79%
1,391 reviews
#5
OKI
79%
79%
10 reviews
#6
78%
78%
118 reviews
#7
Japan
78%
78%
300 reviews
#8
United States
69%
69%
2 reviews
#9
Japan
69%
69%
0 reviews
#10
67%
67%
1 review
#11
Pantum
58%
58%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Brother laser printers compare to the other laser printer brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection
All laser printer Brands
Brother Laser Printers

There's a smaller selection of Brother laser printers available compared to other laser printer brands, with only 24 Brother laser printers currently on the market in the US. Brother laser printers also tend to be cheaper than most other laser printer brands however they are still a less popular choice with consumers.

Whilst Brother have a number of interesting features including Google Cloud Print and iPrint&Scan, overall they tend to be less feature rich than their competitors.

No. Of Laser Printers
Average Price
$601
$0 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $5,999
Price Distribution of All Laser Printers
No. Of Laser Printers
Average Price
$271
$0 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $3,699
Price Distribution of Brother Laser Printers

How Many Industry Awards Have Brother Laser Printers Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we couldn't find any industry awards for Brother laser printers. The table below shows the number of awards received by the most popular laser printer brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Compare all award winning laser printers

Number of Awards HP Canon Xerox Samsung Lexmark
buyerslab.com logo
2
2
4
2
computershopper.com logo
2
1
2
itpro.co.uk logo
1
3
betterbuys.com logo
4
PC Mag logo
3
1
Expert Reviews logo
1
1
1
alphr.com logo
1
1
vido.com.ua logo
1
1
techgearlab.com logo
2
PC Welt.de logo
1
1
Les Numeriques.com logo
2
in.pcmag.com logo
1
altomdata.dk logo
1
pcauthority.com.au logo
1
pcforalla.idg.se logo
1
pcworld.com_techhive.com logo
1
pcworld.pl logo
1
techadvisor.co.uk logo
1
Digital Versus logo
1
Techradar logo
1
Other Expert Sites
1
1
1
Total
14
7
13
10
8

Features to Look Out For On Brother Laser Printers

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Brother laser printers that set them apart from the competition. These include Google Cloud Print and iPrint&Scan.

Brother Google Cloud Print

Brother laser printers that feature Google Cloud Print include the Brother MFCL3710CW ($279), the Brother HLL3270CDW ($230) and the Brother HL-L3210CW ($0).

Brother IPrint&Scan

Brother laser printers that feature iPrint&Scan include the Brother DCP1612 ($0).

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