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Should You Buy a Fujitsu Scanner?

Matthew
Updated 06 June 2020
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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 60+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on 370+ scanners.

Fujitsu are recognised for their good selection of premium and award winning scanners. Their scanners start at $138 for the ScanSnap iX100 which is a 600 x 600 scanner, a scanner that has a 216 max scan size and a sheetfed / adf scanner and go up to $9,044 for the fi-5950 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 $1,524.

Fujitsu are recognised for their good selection of premium and award winning 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. 1 best scanner brand.

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

#1
Japan
95%
95%
607 reviews
#2
Japan
94%
94%
1,465 reviews
#3
88%
88%
105 reviews
#4
Japan
87%
87%
842 reviews
#5
84%
84%
218 reviews
#6
81%
81%
38 reviews
#7
Visioneer
79%
79%
43 reviews
#8
HP
United States
78%
78%
398 reviews
#9
Iris
76%
76%
66 reviews
#10
I.R.I.S.
74%
74%
7 reviews
#11
Avision
72%
72%
7 reviews
#12
Japan
69%
69%
0 reviews
#13
Adesso
61%
61%
0 reviews
#14
Veho
53%
53%
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 $1,524, 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
$685
$0 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,500 $3,000 $3,500 $4,000 $4,500 $14,999
Price Distribution of All Scanners
No. Of Scanners
Average Price
$1,524
$0 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,500 $3,000 $3,500 $4,000 $4,500 $12,499
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
23
4 stars
24
3 stars
2
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Fujitsu logo

User Reviews

5 stars
391
4 stars
62
3 stars
15
2 stars
6
1 star
13
Fujitsu has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its scanners than most other brands.

Over 96% of expert reviews and 93% of user reviews for Fujitsu scanners are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 87% and 85% respectively across all Scanner brands.

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
78%
4 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
alphr.com logo
89%
3 reviews
50%
1 review
83%
2 reviews
gadgetspeak.com logo
88%
1 review
84%
1 review
72%
1 review
61%
3 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
Ephotozine logo
83%
3 reviews
techmagnifier.com logo
65%
2 reviews
60%
1 review
chimerarevo.com logo
80%
1 review
74%
1 review
73%
1 review
toptenreviews.com logo
88%
2 reviews
63%
1 review
bitcity.it logo
82%
3 reviews
everyeye.it logo
75%
1 review
73%
2 reviews
insidehardware.it logo
90%
2 reviews
IT Reviews.com logo
80%
1 review
100%
1 review
in.pcmag.com logo
60%
1 review
70%
1 review
pcmagazine.ru logo
80%
2 reviews
about.com logo
70%
1 review
80%
1 review
pcproffesionale.it
90%
1 review
70%
1 review
mrhightech.fr logo
88%
2 reviews
Other Expert Sites
73%
29 reviews
67%
8 reviews
68%
8 reviews
58%
11 reviews
45%
1 review
Average
82%
48 reviews
72%
47 reviews
74%
23 reviews
69%
20 reviews
75%
19 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Fujitsu Scanners Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 12 industry awards for Fujitsu scanners. This means that Fujitsu has more awards for its scanners than any other brand. The table below compares the number of awards received by Fujitsu to other popular scanner brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Fujitsu has more awards for its scanners than any other brand.

Compare all award winning scanners

Number of Awards Fujitsu Plustek HP Iris Xerox
PC Mag logo
2
1
1
3
alphr.com logo
3
1
chip.com.my logo
1
1
1
Ephotozine logo
3
Trusted Reviews logo
1
1
in4.pl logo
2
insidehardware.it logo
2
toptenreviews.com logo
2
xtremehardware.com logo
1
whatnext.pl logo
1
vonguru.fr logo
1
uk.hardware.info logo
1
techgearlab.com logo
1
techadvisor.co.uk logo
1
itpro.co.uk logo
1
pcfoster.pl logo
1
itproportal.com logo
1
benchmark.pl logo
1
IT Reviews.com logo
1
hardwaregeeks.com logo
1
Other Expert Sites
2
1
1
Total
12
8
4
8
9

How Reliable Are Fujitsu Scanners?

We checked over 4,200 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Fujitsu scanners. 20 of these reviews mention reliability of which 89% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Fujitsu scanner owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

89% 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

is generally the reliable sort
liveatpc.com
feels quite robust
digitalmediaandit.com
With many sub-$50 printers coming with basic scanner functionality built in
beatweek.com
reliable document scanner that is fast in scanning to searchable PDF
PC Mag
The iX500 feels sturdy
alphr.com
The 1300i scanner itself appears to be solidly built
amazon.co.uk
a much more robust Mac version of their software
Bhphotovideo.com
I highly recommend this to anyone looking to purchase an extremely dependable
Bestbuy.com

NOT RELIABLE

not as robust as that for the Windows version
Bhphotovideo.com
the usb port that links it directly to the computer is broken
amazon.co.uk

What is the Best Mid-Range Fujitsu Scanner?

Fujitsu FI7030

$350.00
eBay
Fujitsu FI7030
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Fujitsu FI7030
600 X
600
DPI

A great mid range choice, priced at $350 is the Fujitsu FI7030, which has a Kagoo Score of 80.

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

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

83
Features
Fully-Featured
81
Popularity
Quite Popular
74
Value for Money
Good
80
Kagoo Score
Excellent

The cheapest price that we could find for the FI7030 in the US is $350.00 and in total we found 6 prices for it.

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What is the Ultimate Fujitsu Scanner?

Fujitsu FI6400

$3,999.00
Adorama
Fujitsu FI6400
Buy Now
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 $3,999 it's not cheap, but is excellent quality and as such we gave it Kagoo Score of 78.

Features We Love:
Supports colour scanning
Duplex scanning
RoHS compliance

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

82
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Popularity
Quite Popular
66
Value for Money
Good
78
Kagoo Score
Very Good

The cheapest price that we could find for the FI6400 in the US is $3,999.00 and in total we found 3 prices for it.

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$11,117.53
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What is the Best Budget Choice Fujitsu Scanner?

Fujitsu IX500

$419.98
Overstock
Fujitsu IX500
Buy Now
Fujitsu IX500
600 X
600
DPI
25ppm
ADF SCAN

At only $419.98 and with a Kagoo Score of 80 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

The highest review score sheetfed scanner around. It has a duplex scanning and a multi feed detection and supports colour scanning. Multiple reviews mentioned that this scanner isvery easy to use, brilliant for scanning documents and very easy to setup.

96
Reviews
332 Reviews + 3 Awards
83
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Value for Money
Very Good
80
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that Fujitsu IX500 has great expert reviews and exceptional user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this scanner to others.

techgearlab.com Editor's Choice
techadvisor.co.uk Recommended
Fujitsu ScanSnap iX500 Review
Fujitsu ScanSnap iX500 Review
Fujitsu iX500 Unboxing
Fujitsu iX500 Unboxing
Unboxing Fujitsu Scansnap ix500
Unboxing Fujitsu Scansnap ix500
Fujitsu ScanSnap ix500 Geschwindigkeitstest
Fujitsu ScanSnap ix500 Geschwindigkeitstest
Teste Scanner Fujitsu ix500
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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$419.98
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$429.99
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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 Ultimate Fujitsu Scanner?
What is the Best Budget Choice Fujitsu Scanner?

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