If you are thinking about buying a Brother scanner then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of scanner brands is compiled by analysing over 4,300 user and expert reviews and 60+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on 380+ scanners.
Brother are recognised for their good selection of mid-range and popular scanners and start at $95 for the DS640 which is a 1200 x 1200 scanner, a scanner that has a misc max scan size and a sheetfed / adf scanner and go up to $1,400 for the PDS-6000 which is a 600 x 600 scanner, a scanner that has an A4 / us letter max scan size and an adf scanner. The average price of a new Brother scanner is $378.
Brother are recognised for their good selection of mid-range and popular scanners.
Is Brother the Best Scanner Brand?
So are Brother scanners any good? We give every scanner a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all scanners we are able to impartially rank all the scanner brands.
Brother is ranked the No. 12 best scanner brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Brother is the 12th best scanner brand out there.
Let's look at how Brother scanners compare to the other scanner brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.
All scanner Brands
There's a smaller selection of Brother scanners available compared to other scanner brands, with only 15 Brother scanners currently on the market in the US. Brother scanners also tend to be cheaper than most other scanner brands however they are still a less popular choice with consumers.
Whilst Brother have a number of interesting features including Scan To Email and Auto-Deskew, overall they tend to be less feature rich than their competitors.
No. Of Scanners
Average Price $531
Price Distribution of All Scanners
No. Of Scanners
Average Price $378
Price Distribution of Brother Scanners
How Many Industry Awards Have Brother Scanners Received?
After checking thousands of expert review websites we couldn't find any industry awards for Brother scanners. The table below shows the number of awards received by the most popular scanner brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.