If you are thinking about buying an HP laser printer then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of laser printer brands is compiled by analysing over 4,900 user and expert reviews and 70+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on 710+ laser printers.
HP are recognised for their wide selection of premium and award winning laser printers. Their laser printers start at $100 for the CP5225 which has a print speed of 20ppm and is a 600 x 600 laser printer and go up to $9,012 for the M880z which has a print speed of 45ppm and is a 1200 x 1200 laser printer. The average price of a new HP laser printer is $1,416.
HP are recognised for their wide selection of premium and award winning laser printers.
Is HP the Best Laser Printer Brand?
So are HP 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.
HP is ranked the No. 2 best laser printer brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that HP is the 2nd best laser printer brand out there.
Let's look at how HP laser printers compare to the other laser printer brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.
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HP Laser Printers
There's a wide selection of HP laser printers available compared to other laser printer brands, with over 60 HP laser printers currently on the market in the US. HP also have better reviews than the typical laser printer brand, with the average rating of a HP laser printer being 86%.
The average review score for a HP laser printer is 86%.
HP have a number of great features including Google Cloud Print which sets them apart from the competition.
However HP laser printers tend to be more expensive than most other laser printer brands making them a less popular choice with consumers.
No. Of Laser Printers
Average Price $326
Price Distribution of All Laser Printers
No. Of Laser Printers
Average Price $1,416
Price Distribution of HP Laser Printers
What Do the HP Laser Printer Reviews Say?
We've added up all the reviews for every HP laser printer to work out the average distribution of reviews for HP and then compared this to the other laser printer brands.
HP has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews for its laser printers than most other brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews are actually lower.
Over 75% of expert reviews and 90% of user reviews for HP laser printers are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 81% and 85% respectively across all Laser Printer brands.
In the table below we compare the average review score given to HP laser printers by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other laser printer brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.
How Many Industry Awards Have HP Laser Printers Received?
After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 14 industry awards for HP laser printers. The table below compares the number of awards received by HP to other popular laser printer brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.
We checked over 4,900 reviews to find comments about the reliability of HP laser printers. over 60 of these reviews mention reliability of which 86% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of HP laser printer owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
86% of reviewers think HP laser printers are reliable.
So, most people think that HP laser printers are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for HP laser printers that mention reliability:
reliable device to print top quality text with at a lightning fast rate
This printer seems more reliable
Well built for my needs
has a neat built in feature to print grid paper as well as sheet music paper
reliable colour laser print with quality as good as I get at work
Excellent Build Quality
Don't know yet how reliable this model will be
The #1 tray was broken
These printers are not as well made as the HP I got from France or Germany
I can't comment on its durability
Features to Look Out For On HP Laser Printers
There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of HP laser printers that set them apart from the competition. These include Google Cloud Print.