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Should You Buy a Fujitsu Scanner?

Matthew
Updated 02 March 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 4,000 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 $139 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 $9,377 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 $1,825.

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%
1,458 reviews
#2
Japan
93%
93%
599 reviews
#3
Japan
88%
88%
850 reviews
#4
86%
86%
213 reviews
#5
86%
86%
79 reviews
#6
81%
81%
37 reviews
#7
Iris
81%
81%
70 reviews
#8
HP
United States
79%
79%
387 reviews
#9
Visioneer
79%
79%
15 reviews
#10
Avision
72%
72%
7 reviews
#11
Japan
72%
72%
0 reviews
#12
I.R.I.S.
67%
67%
2 reviews
#13
Adesso
61%
61%
0 reviews
#14
Kenro
52%
52%
0 reviews
#15
Ambir Technology
51%
51%
0 reviews
#16
Panasonic
Japan
51%
51%
0 reviews
#17
Veho
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 $1,825, 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 83%.

Fujitsu have better reviews than the typical scanner brand, with the average rating of a Fujitsu scanner being 83%.

No. Of Scanners
Average Price
$671
$0 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,500 $3,000 $3,500 $4,000 $4,500 $15,499
Price Distribution of All Scanners
No. Of Scanners
Average Price
$1,825
$0 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $13,099
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
17
4 stars
15
3 stars
0
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Fujitsu logo

User Reviews

5 stars
377
4 stars
59
3 stars
13
2 stars
10
1 star
8
Fujitsu has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its scanners than most other brands.

Over 100% 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 Plustek Fujitsu HP Xerox Canon
PC Mag logo
64%
13 reviews
80%
2 reviews
71%
7 reviews
76%
8 reviews
78%
5 reviews
itpro.co.uk logo
80%
1 review
80%
1 review
82%
2 reviews
90%
2 reviews
techadvisor.co.uk logo
73%
4 reviews
80%
1 review
80%
1 review
alphr.com logo
50%
1 review
83%
1 review
83%
2 reviews
itproportal.com logo
70%
2 reviews
75%
2 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
40%
1 review
80%
1 review
80%
1 review
100%
1 review
digitalfoto.dk logo
85%
1 review
79%
2 reviews
about.com logo
70%
1 review
80%
1 review
70%
1 review
bitcity.it logo
82%
3 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
90%
1 review
90%
1 review
70%
1 review
toptenreviews.com logo
88%
2 reviews
63%
1 review
Ephotozine logo
83%
3 reviews
gadgetspeak.com logo
84%
1 review
88%
1 review
72%
1 review
techmagnifier.com logo
65%
2 reviews
60%
1 review
mymac.com logo
90%
2 reviews
IT Reviews.com logo
80%
1 review
100%
1 review
mrhightech.fr logo
88%
2 reviews
insidehardware.it logo
90%
2 reviews
digitalfotoforalla.se logo
85%
1 review
83%
1 review
in.pcmag.com logo
60%
1 review
70%
1 review
Other Expert Sites
67%
10 reviews
79%
19 reviews
63%
6 reviews
92%
7 reviews
Average
72%
46 reviews
84%
31 reviews
75%
23 reviews
72%
19 reviews
82%
18 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Fujitsu Scanners Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 6 industry awards for Fujitsu scanners. 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 won 6 awards for its scanners.

Compare all award winning scanners

Number of Awards Plustek Fujitsu HP Xerox Canon
PC Mag logo
1
1
3
3
Ephotozine logo
3
alphr.com logo
1
1
chip.com.my logo
1
1
Expert Reviews logo
1
1
Trusted Reviews logo
1
1
toptenreviews.com logo
2
insidehardware.it logo
2
uk.hardware.info logo
1
techadvisor.co.uk logo
1
IT Reviews.com logo
1
itproportal.com logo
1
itpro.co.uk logo
1
bitsandchips.it logo
1
hardwaregeeks.com logo
1
gadgetgear.nl logo
1
computeractive.co.uk logo
1
Total
8
6
4
9
5

How Reliable Are Fujitsu Scanners?

We checked over 4,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Fujitsu scanners. 20 of these reviews mention reliability of which 81% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Fujitsu scanner owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

81% 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

With many sub-$50 printers coming with basic scanner functionality built in
beatweek.com
is generally the reliable sort
liveatpc.com
The Fujitsu ScanSnap iX1500 is a well-built
PC Mag
The 1300i scanner itself appears to be solidly built
amazon.co.uk
a much more robust Mac version of their software
Bhphotovideo.com
I was so sad when mine broke
Bestbuy.com

NOT RELIABLE

not as robust as that for the Windows version
Bhphotovideo.com
since then have seen reliability issues
amazon.co.uk

What is the Best Mid-Range Fujitsu Scanner?

Fujitsu ScanSnap iX1500

$399.00
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Fujitsu ScanSnap iX1500
600 X
600
DPI

A great mid range choice, priced at $399 is the Fujitsu ScanSnap iX1500, which has a Kagoo Score of 81.

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

A positively reviewed and fully featured 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. Multiple reviews mentioned that it's good for scanning documents.

91
Reviews
13 Reviews
83
Features
Fully-Featured
83
Popularity
Widely Available
74
Value for Money
Good
81
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Owners 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 Unboxing, Setup, and Overview in 4K
Fujitsu ScanSnap iX1500 Unboxing, Setup, and Overview in 4K
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 ix1500 ScanSnap Scanner Review
Fujitsu ix1500 ScanSnap Scanner Review
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

The cheapest price that we could find for the ScanSnap iX1500 in the US is $399.00 and in total we found 7 prices for it.

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What is the Best High End Fujitsu Scanner?

Fujitsu fi-7600

$3,850.00
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600 X
600
DPI
100ppm
ADF SCAN
SPEED (B/W,

If you're looking for a high end Fujitsu scanner then the Fujitsu fi-7600 takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 73, but is a bit more expensive at $3,850.

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

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

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

The cheapest price that we could find for the fi-7600 in the US is $3,850.00 and in total we found 3 prices for it.

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What is the Ultimate Fujitsu Scanner?

Fujitsu FI6400

$11,117.53
Overstock
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 $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 flat-bed 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
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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

A fully featured and award winning 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. Our review analysis indicates that it's really easy to use, good for scanning documents and very easy to setup.

95
Reviews
351 Reviews + 2 Awards
82
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Value for Money
Very Good
80
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that Fujitsu IX500 has very good expert reviews and superb user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this flat-bed scanner to others.

uk.hardware.info Excellent
techadvisor.co.uk Recommended
Fujitsu iX500 Unboxing
Fujitsu iX500 Unboxing
FUJITSU SCANSNAP IX500 REVIEW
FUJITSU SCANSNAP IX500 REVIEW
Unboxing Fujitsu Scansnap ix500
Unboxing Fujitsu Scansnap ix500
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Fujitsu ScanSnap ix500 Geschwindigkeitstest

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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