We've collated all the key information on Epson photo printers in this handy guide. We've analysed over 4,200 user and expert reviews and 110+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on 150+ photo printers to impartially compare each photo printer brand.
Epson are recognised for their wide selection of premium and award winning photo printers. Their photo printers start at $165 for the Stylus Photo R800 which is a 5760 x 1440 photo printer and a photo printer that has a 210 x 297 mm (A4) max print size and go up to $1,800 for the R3000 which is a 5760 x 1440 photo printer and a photo printer that has a 5\" x 7\" (13x18 cm) max print size. The average price of a new Epson photo printer is $1,043.
Epson are recognised for their wide selection of premium and award winning photo printers.
Is Epson the Best Photo Printer Brand?
So are Epson photo printers any good? We give every photo printer a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all photo printers we are able to impartially rank all the photo printer brands.
Epson is ranked the No. 3 best photo printer brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Epson is the 3rd best photo printer brand out there.
Let's look at how Epson photo printers compare to the other photo printer brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.
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Epson Photo Printers
At an average purchase price of $1,043, Epson photo printers tend to be more expensive than most other photo printer brands. Epson also have better reviews than the typical photo printer brand, with the average rating of a Epson photo printer being 77%.
The average review score for a Epson photo printer is 77%.
There's a smaller selection of Epson photo printers available compared to other photo printer brands, with only 5 Epson photo printers currently on the market in the US.
No. Of Photo Printers
Average Price $145
Price Distribution of All Photo Printers
No. Of Photo Printers
Average Price $1,043
Price Distribution of Epson Photo Printers
What Do the Epson Photo Printer Reviews Say?
We've added up all the reviews for every Epson photo printer to work out the average distribution of reviews for Epson and then compared this to the other photo printer brands.
Epson has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its photo printers than most other brands.
Over 92% of expert reviews and 84% of user reviews for Epson photo printers are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 88% and 76% respectively across all Photo Printer brands.
In the table below we compare the average review score given to Epson photo printers by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other photo printer brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.
How Many Industry Awards Have Epson Photo Printers Received?
After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 52 industry awards for Epson photo printers. This means that Epson has more awards for its photo printers than any other brand. The table below compares the number of awards received by Epson to other popular photo printer brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.
Epson has more awards for its photo printers than any other brand.
We checked over 4,200 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Epson photo printers. 20 of these reviews mention reliability of which 73% were positive. Therefore the majority of Epson photo printer owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
73% of reviewers think Epson photo printers are reliable.
So, most people think that Epson photo printers are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Epson photo printers that mention reliability:
its rugged wipe-clean design means its t
it’s well made
It’s more robust than the R2400
The fact that the box was badly damaged does not seem to have damaged the printer Will find out more when I have had a proper print run
Ultra quiet inkjetVery detailed prints Accurate colour potentialRelatively cheap inksVery well built Shots in the dark
Theres been a lot of scaremongering of late concerning the robustness
If you're looking for a high end Epson photo printer then the Epson R3000 takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 77, but is a bit more expensive at $1,800.
Features We Love:
5760 x 1440 DPI
Quieter than average noise level (38dB)
Supports Direct Printing (PictBridge)
Energy Star certified
The highest review score direct printing photo printer on the market. It supports Wi-Fi and Direct Printing (PictBridge) and has a noise level of 38dB. Our review analysis indicates that it produces excellent prints, it's good-looking but expensive.
117 Reviews + 10 Awards
Value for Money
Multiple reviews mentioned that Epson R3000 has very good expert reviews and great user reviews with an average overall rating of 87%, based on 117 reviews.