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Should You Buy a Fujitsu Scanner?

Updated 08 January 2020 by Matthew
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should you buy a Fujitsu Scanner?

Fujitsu is one of the most popular scanner brands as well as being well known for its PC monitors.

If you are thinking about buying a Fujitsu 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 4,200 user and expert reviews and 50+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on 370+ scanners.

Fujitsu are recognised for their good selection of premium and popular scanners. Their scanners start at $165 for the S1100i which is a 1200 x 1200 scanner, a scanner that has an A4 / us letter max scan size and a sheet-fed scanner scanner and go up to $11,118 for the fi-6400 which is a 600 x 600 scanner, a scanner that has an A3 max scan size and an adf + manual feed scanner scanner. The average price of a new Fujitsu scanner is $2,014.

Fujitsu are recognised for their good selection of premium and popular scanners.

Is Fujitsu the Best Scanner Brand?

So are Fujitsu 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.

Fujitsu is ranked the No. 2 best scanner brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Fujitsu is the 2nd best scanner brand out there.

#1
Japan
95%
95%
1,483 reviews
#2
Japan
94%
94%
612 reviews
#3
Japan
87%
87%
854 reviews
#4
86%
86%
213 reviews
#5
86%
86%
79 reviews
#6
83%
83%
37 reviews
#7
HP
United States
81%
81%
387 reviews
#8
Iris
80%
80%
70 reviews
#9
Visioneer
80%
80%
15 reviews
#10
Japan
72%
72%
0 reviews
#11
Avision
69%
69%
7 reviews
#12
I.R.I.S.
69%
69%
2 reviews
#13
Adesso
61%
61%
0 reviews
#14
Lomography
56%
56%
0 reviews
#15
Kenro
52%
52%
0 reviews
#16
Panasonic
Japan
50%
50%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Fujitsu scanners compare to the other scanner brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection
All scanner Brands
Fujitsu Scanners

There's a wide selection of Fujitsu scanners available compared to other scanner brands, with 20 Fujitsu scanners currently on the market in the US. At an average purchase price of $2,014, Fujitsu scanners also tend to be more expensive than most other scanner brands however they are still a popular choice with consumers.

The average review score for a Fujitsu scanner is 82%.

Fujitsu have better reviews than the typical scanner brand, with the average rating of a Fujitsu scanner being 82%.

No. Of Scanners
Average Price
$647
$0 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $3,799
Price Distribution of All Scanners
No. Of Scanners
Average Price
$2,014
$0 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,500 $3,000 $3,500 $4,000 $4,500 $13,999
Price Distribution of Fujitsu Scanners

What Do the Fujitsu Scanner Reviews Say?

We've added up all the reviews for every Fujitsu scanner to work out the average distribution of reviews for Fujitsu and then compared this to the other scanner brands.

Fujitsu logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
22
4 stars
24
3 stars
2
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Fujitsu logo

User Reviews

5 stars
372
4 stars
66
3 stars
14
2 stars
6
1 star
12
Fujitsu has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its scanners than most other scanner brands.

Over 96% of expert reviews and 93% of user reviews for Fujitsu scanners are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 87% and 86% respectively across all Scanner brands.

Looking at just the expert reviews, in the table below we compare the average review score given to Fujitsu scanners by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other scanner brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.

Average Review Score Fujitsu Plustek HP Iris Xerox
PC Mag logo
77%
3 reviews
64%
13 reviews
71%
7 reviews
80%
1 review
76%
8 reviews
techadvisor.co.uk logo
80%
2 reviews
73%
4 reviews
80%
1 review
80%
1 review
itpro.co.uk logo
80%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
82%
2 reviews
90%
2 reviews
gadgetspeak.com logo
88%
1 review
84%
1 review
72%
1 review
61%
3 reviews
alphr.com logo
83%
2 reviews
50%
1 review
83%
2 reviews
itproportal.com logo
70%
2 reviews
75%
2 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
80%
1 review
40%
1 review
80%
1 review
60%
1 review
chimerarevo.com logo
80%
1 review
74%
1 review
73%
1 review
techmagnifier.com logo
65%
2 reviews
60%
1 review
Ephotozine logo
83%
3 reviews
bitcity.it logo
82%
3 reviews
everyeye.it logo
75%
1 review
73%
2 reviews
toptenreviews.com logo
88%
2 reviews
63%
1 review
pcmagazine.ru logo
80%
2 reviews
in.pcmag.com logo
60%
1 review
70%
1 review
insidehardware.it logo
90%
2 reviews
pcproffesionale.it
90%
1 review
70%
1 review
diskidee.nl logo
85%
2 reviews
IT Reviews.com logo
80%
1 review
100%
1 review
chip.com.tr logo
82%
2 reviews
Other Expert Sites
79%
30 reviews
65%
8 reviews
69%
9 reviews
54%
10 reviews
45%
1 review
Average
82%
47 reviews
72%
46 reviews
73%
23 reviews
70%
21 reviews
75%
19 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Fujitsu Scanners Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 7 industry awards for Fujitsu scanners. The table below compares the number of awards given to Fujitsu to other popular scanner brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Fujitsu has won 7 awards for its scanners.

Compare all award winning scanners

Number of Awards Fujitsu Plustek HP Iris Xerox
PC Mag logo
1
1
1
3
alphr.com logo
2
1
chip.com.my logo
1
1
1
Ephotozine logo
3
whatnext.pl logo
2
Trusted Reviews logo
1
1
toptenreviews.com logo
2
in4.pl logo
2
insidehardware.it logo
2
pcfoster.pl logo
2
xtremehardware.com logo
1
vonguru.fr logo
1
techadvisor.co.uk logo
1
IT Reviews.com logo
1
itproportal.com logo
1
itpro.co.uk logo
1
benchmark.pl logo
1
hardwaregeeks.com logo
1
gadgetgear.nl logo
1
frazpc.pl logo
1
Other Expert Sites
1
1
Total
7
8
4
11
9

How Reliable Are Fujitsu Scanners?

We checked over 4,200 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Fujitsu scanners. 30+ of these reviews that mention reliability of which 87% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Fujitsu scanner owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

87% of reviewers think Fujitsu scanners are reliable.

So, most people think that Fujitsu scanners are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Fujitsu scanners that mention reliability:

RELIABLE

feels quite robust
digitalmediaandit.com
The Fujitsu ScanSnap iX1500 is a well-built
PC Mag
With many sub-$50 printers coming with basic scanner functionality built in
beatweek.com
The 1300i scanner itself appears to be solidly built
amazon.co.uk
a much more robust Mac version of their software
Bhphotovideo.com
well built
Bestbuy.com

NOT RELIABLE

it is not as robust as the Windows version
Bhphotovideo.com
the usb port that links it directly to the computer is broken
amazon.co.uk
Best heavy duty ho
Bestbuy.com

What is the Best Mid-Range Fujitsu Scanner?

Fujitsu ScanSnap iX1500

$382.00
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Fujitsu ScanSnap iX1500
600 X
600
DPI

A great mid range choice, priced at $382 is the Fujitsu ScanSnap iX1500, which has a Kagoo Score of 82.

Features We Love:
Supports colour scanning
Duplex scanning
Multi feed detection
Supports legal paper size
RoHS compliance

Owners report that this scanner isgood for scanning documents. It's a fully featured and positively reviewed 600 x 600 DPI sheetfed / adf scanner, with a low price. It has a duplex scanning and a multi feed detection and supports colour scanning.

91
Reviews
13 Reviews
83
Features
Fully-Featured
86
Popularity
Widely Available
75
Value for Money
Very Good
82
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Purchasers report that Fujitsu ScanSnap iX1500 has good expert reviews and good user reviews with an average overall rating of 78%, based on 13 reviews.

Fujitsu ScanSnap iX1500 Scanner Preview
Fujitsu ScanSnap iX1500 Scanner Preview
Fujitsu ScanSnap iX1500 Introduction
Fujitsu ScanSnap iX1500 Introduction
Fujitsu ScanSnap iX1500 Review
Fujitsu ScanSnap iX1500 Review
Fujitsu ScanSnap iX1500 Color Document Scanner | Unboxing And Setup
Fujitsu ScanSnap iX1500 Color Document Scanner | Unboxing And Setup
Fujitsu ScanSnap iX1500 Color Duplex Document Scanner - FULL REVIEW
Fujitsu ScanSnap iX1500 Color Duplex Document Scanner - FULL REVIEW
Fujitsu ScanSnap iX1500 Color Duplex Document Scanner with Touch Screen Review 2019
Fujitsu ScanSnap iX1500 Color Duplex Document Scanner with Touch Screen Review 2019
FUJITSU Scansnap iX1500 ~ Unboxing + Review
FUJITSU Scansnap iX1500 ~ Unboxing + Review
Skaner Fujitsu ScanSnap iX1500 - Fujitsu-Shop.pl - Test PL
Skaner Fujitsu ScanSnap iX1500 - Fujitsu-Shop.pl - Test PL
Fujitsu ScanSnap iX1500 Document Scanner Powered with Neat, 1 Year Neat Premium License Reviews 2019
Fujitsu ScanSnap iX1500 Document Scanner Powered with Neat, 1 Year Neat Premium License Reviews 2019
FScanSnap iX1500 -  Fujitsu scansnap ix1500 scanner preview
FScanSnap iX1500 - Fujitsu scansnap ix1500 scanner preview

The cheapest price that we could find for the ScanSnap iX1500 in the US is $382.00 and in total we found 9 prices for it.

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What is the Best High End Fujitsu Scanner?

Fujitsu FI7600

$4,588.87
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Fujitsu FI7600
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Fujitsu FI7600
600 X
600
DPI
100ppm
ADF SCAN
SPEED (B/W,

If you're looking for a high end Fujitsu scanner then the Fujitsu FI7600 takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 76, but is a bit more expensive at $4,588.87.

Features We Love:
Supports colour scanning
Duplex scanning
Multi feed detection
Big auto document feeder (ADF) input capacity (300 sheets)
RoHS compliance

A fully featured but only average value for money 600 x 600 DPI sheetfed / adf scanner. It has a duplex scanning and a multi feed detection and supports colour scanning.

80
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Popularity
Quite Popular
64
Value for Money
Good
76
Kagoo Score
Very Good

The cheapest price that we could find for the FI7600 in the US is $4,588.87 and in total we found 4 prices for it.

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What is the Ultimate Fujitsu Scanner?

Fujitsu FI6400

$11,117.53
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Fujitsu FI6400
600 X
600
DPI
100ppm
ADF SCAN
SPEED (B/W,

For those with an unlimited budget then the Fujitsu FI6400 is the best Fujitsu scanner out there. At $11,117.53 it's not cheap, but is excellent quality and as such we gave it Kagoo Score of 73.

Features We Love:
Supports colour scanning
Duplex scanning
RoHS compliance

A good spec but only ok value for money 600 x 600 DPI sheetfed / adf scanner. It supports colour scanning and has a duplex scanning.

79
Features
Good Features
62
Value for Money
Good
73
Kagoo Score
Very Good

The cheapest price that we could find for the FI6400 in the US is $11,117.53 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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What is the Best Budget Choice Fujitsu Scanner?

Fujitsu IX500

$419.98
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Fujitsu IX500
600 X
600
DPI
25ppm
ADF SCAN

At only $419.98 and with a Kagoo Score of 81 the Fujitsu IX500 makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Supports colour scanning
Duplex scanning
Multi feed detection
Supports legal paper size
RoHS compliance

Our review analysis indicates that this flat-bed scanner isreally easy to use, good for scanning documents but expensive. It's a fully featured and award winning 600 x 600 DPI sheetfed / adf flat-bed scanner, with an affordable price. It has a duplex scanning and a multi feed detection and supports colour scanning.

96
Reviews
340 Reviews + 3 Awards
83
Features
Fully-Featured
79
Value for Money
Very Good
81
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Customers report that Fujitsu IX500 has very good expert reviews and superb user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this scanner to others.

PC Mag Editor's Choice
uk.hardware.info Excellent
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Fujitsu ScanSnap iX500 Review
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Fujitsu iX500 Unboxing
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Unboxing Fujitsu Scansnap ix500
Unboxing Fujitsu Scansnap ix500
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Teste Scanner Fujitsu ix500

The cheapest price that we could find for the IX500 in the US is $419.98 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Fujitsu Scanner?
Is Fujitsu the Best Scanner Brand?
What Do the Fujitsu Scanner Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Fujitsu Scanners Received?
How Reliable Are Fujitsu Scanners?
What is the Best Mid-Range Fujitsu Scanner?
What is the Best High End Fujitsu Scanner?
What is the Ultimate Fujitsu Scanner?
What is the Best Budget Choice Fujitsu Scanner?

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