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Should You Buy a Xerox Scanner?

Matthew
Updated 06 September 2021
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should you buy a Xerox Scanner?

Xerox is one of the most popular scanner brands as well as being well known for its laser printers.

If you are wondering how Xerox scanners compare to other brands, our guide below collates all the key info in a single place. We've compared 380+ scanners by objectively and impartially analysing over 6,800 user and expert reviews and 60+ awards from hundreds of different review sites.

Xerox are recognised for their good selection of mid-range and moderately popular scanners. Their scanners start at $139 for the Documate 152i which is a 600 x 600 scanner, a scanner that has a 216 max scan size and an adf scanner and go up to $1,499 for the 4799 which is a 600 x 600 scanner, a scanner that has a 279.4 x 431.8 max scan size and an adf scanner. The average price of a new Xerox scanner is $490.

Xerox are recognised for their good selection of mid-range and moderately popular scanners.

Is Xerox the Best Scanner Brand?

So are Xerox 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.

Xerox is ranked the No. 4 best scanner brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Xerox is the 4th best scanner brand out there.

#1
Japan
95%
95%
1,798 reviews
#2
Japan
95%
95%
577 reviews
#3
89%
89%
811 reviews
#4
87%
87%
472 reviews
#5
Japan
86%
86%
1,515 reviews
#6
84%
84%
119 reviews
#7
HP
United States
82%
82%
509 reviews
#8
I.R.I.S.
78%
78%
129 reviews
#9
Iris
77%
77%
280 reviews
#10
Visioneer
76%
76%
74 reviews
#11
Avision
73%
73%
9 reviews
#12
Japan
73%
73%
0 reviews
#13
Adesso
62%
62%
0 reviews
#14
Japan
61%
61%
2 reviews
#15
Veho
58%
58%
0 reviews
#16
Lomography
58%
58%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Xerox 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
Xerox Scanners

Xerox have better reviews than the typical scanner brand, with the average rating of a Xerox scanner being 76%.

The average review score for a Xerox scanner is 76%.

There's a smaller selection of Xerox scanners available compared to other scanner brands, with only 12 Xerox scanners currently on the market in the US. Xerox scanners also tend to be cheaper than most other scanner brands however they are still a less popular choice with consumers.

No. Of Scanners
Average Price
$531
$0 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $17,199
Price Distribution of All Scanners
No. Of Scanners
Average Price
$490
$0 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,500 $3,000 $3,500 $4,000 $4,500 $13,999
Price Distribution of Xerox Scanners

What Do the Xerox Scanner Reviews Say?

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

Xerox logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
5
4 stars
9
3 stars
1
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Xerox logo

User Reviews

5 stars
284
4 stars
74
3 stars
23
2 stars
22
1 star
42
Xerox has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its scanners than most other brands.

Over 93% of expert reviews and 80% of user reviews for Xerox scanners are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 89% and 80% respectively across all Scanner brands.

In the table below we compare the average review score given to Xerox 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 Kodak HP Iris Xerox
PC Mag logo
65%
10 reviews
80%
2 reviews
79%
10 reviews
74%
8 reviews
77%
3 reviews
75%
4 reviews
itpro.co.uk logo
80%
2 reviews
87%
3 reviews
76%
5 reviews
82%
2 reviews
90%
2 reviews
techadvisor.co.uk logo
73%
4 reviews
80%
1 review
80%
1 review
80%
1 review
80%
1 review
in.pcmag.com logo
65%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
75%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
alphr.com logo
50%
1 review
83%
2 reviews
83%
1 review
83%
2 reviews
gadgetspeak.com logo
84%
1 review
88%
1 review
72%
1 review
61%
3 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
60%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
80%
1 review
80%
1 review
60%
1 review
itproportal.com logo
70%
2 reviews
75%
2 reviews
pcquest.com logo
90%
1 review
80%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
techmagnifier.com logo
65%
2 reviews
60%
1 review
IT Reviews.com logo
70%
2 reviews
100%
1 review
mrhightech.fr logo
88%
2 reviews
46%
1 review
diskidee.nl logo
85%
2 reviews
70%
1 review
Ephotozine logo
83%
3 reviews
bitcity.it logo
82%
3 reviews
chimerarevo.com logo
74%
1 review
80%
1 review
73%
1 review
toptenreviews.com logo
88%
2 reviews
63%
1 review
v3.co.uk logo
70%
2 reviews
pcproffesionale.it
70%
1 review
90%
1 review
pcworld.com.vn logo
100%
1 review
100%
1 review
Other Expert Sites
72%
14 reviews
76%
23 reviews
63%
4 reviews
68%
8 reviews
57%
13 reviews
45%
1 review
Average
74%
53 reviews
85%
41 reviews
77%
26 reviews
74%
25 reviews
67%
24 reviews
75%
15 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Xerox Scanners Received?

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

Xerox has won 7 awards for its scanners.

Compare all award winning scanners

Number of Awards Plustek Fujitsu Kodak HP Iris Xerox
alphr.com logo
2
1
1
itpro.co.uk logo
1
2
1
chip.com.my logo
1
1
1
Ephotozine logo
3
Expert Reviews logo
1
1
1
whatnext.pl logo
2
Trusted Reviews logo
1
1
toptenreviews.com logo
2
pcfoster.pl logo
2
insidehardware.it logo
2
in.pcmag.com logo
1
in4.pl logo
1
benchmark.pl logo
1
IT Reviews.com logo
1
hardwaregeeks.com logo
1
itproportal.com logo
1
PC Mag logo
1
gadgetgear.nl logo
1
frazpc.pl logo
1
bitsandchips.it logo
1
Other Expert Sites
2
2
Total
9
6
6
4
9
7

How Reliable Are Xerox Scanners?

We checked over 6,800 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Xerox scanners. 86% of reviews that mention reliability were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Xerox scanner owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

86% of reviewers think Xerox scanners are reliable.

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

RELIABLE

a reliable scanner is an indispensable tool
Walmart.com
Very durable an reliable product
Bhphotovideo.com

NOT RELIABLE

Light duty to heavy duty use
Bhphotovideo.com

What is the Best Mid-Range Xerox Scanner?

Xerox DocuMate 6440

$499.00
Adorama
Xerox DocuMate 6440
Buy Now
Xerox DocuMate 6440
600 X
600
DPI
60ppm
ADF SCAN

A great mid range choice, priced at $499 is the Xerox DocuMate 6440, which has a Kagoo Score of 81.

Features We Love:
Supports colour scanning
Duplex scanning

An award winning and fully featured 600 x 600 DPI sheetfed / adf scanner, with a low price. It supports colour scanning and has a duplex scanning. Customers report that this scanner is reliable, good for scanning documents and compact.

95
Reviews
45 Reviews + 1 Award
83
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Popularity
Quite Popular
74
Value for Money
Good
81
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that Xerox DocuMate 6440 has great expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 89%, based on 45 reviews.

itpro.co.uk Editor's Choice
Xerox DocuMate 6440 Duplex Color Document Scanner Reviews 2020
Xerox DocuMate 6440 Duplex Color Document Scanner Reviews 2020
Review Xerox DocuMate 6440 Duplex Document Scanner for PC and Mac, Automatic Document Feeder ADF
Review Xerox DocuMate 6440 Duplex Document Scanner for PC and Mac, Automatic Document Feeder ADF

The cheapest price that we could find for the DocuMate 6440 in the US is $499.00 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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What is the Best High End Xerox Scanner?

Xerox DocuMate 4799

$1,499.49
Adorama
Xerox DocuMate 4799
Buy Now
Xerox DocuMate 4799
600 X
600
DPI
279.4 X
431.8MM MAX
SCAN SIZE
112ppm
ADF SCAN
SPEED (B/W,

If you're looking for a high end Xerox scanner then the Xerox DocuMate 4799 takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 78, but is a bit more expensive at $1,499.49.

Features We Love:
Supports colour scanning
Duplex scanning
A3mm max scan size (279.4x431.8mm)
Multi feed detection
Big auto document feeder (ADF) input capacity (350 sheets)

The highest review score sheetfed scanner around. It has a duplex scanning and a multi feed detection and supports colour scanning.

96
Reviews
15 Reviews
82
Features
Fully-Featured
68
Value for Money
Good
78
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Purchasers report that Xerox DocuMate 4799 has exceptional user reviews with an average user rating of 93%, based on 15 reviews.

The cheapest price that we could find for the DocuMate 4799 in the US is $1,499.49 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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What is the Best Budget Choice Xerox Scanner?

Xerox Documate 152i

$149.00
Adorama
Xerox Documate 152i
Buy Now
Xerox Documate 152i
600 X
600
DPI
25ppm
ADF SCAN

At only $149 and with a Kagoo Score of 81 the Xerox Documate 152i makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Supports colour scanning
Duplex scanning
Bundled software

Our review analysis indicates that this flat-bed scanner is really easy to use and reliable, and compact. It's a fully featured and classic 600 x 600 DPI sheetfed / adf flat-bed scanner, with an affordable price. It supports colour scanning and has a duplex scanning.

90
Reviews
158 Reviews
83
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Value for Money
Very Good
81
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that Xerox Documate 152i has great user reviews but average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 74%, based on 158 reviews.

The cheapest price that we could find for the Documate 152i in the US is $149.00 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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$259.99
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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Xerox Scanner?
Is Xerox the Best Scanner Brand?
What Do the Xerox Scanner Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Xerox Scanners Received?
How Reliable Are Xerox Scanners?
What is the Best Mid-Range Xerox Scanner?
What is the Best High End Xerox Scanner?
What is the Best Budget Choice Xerox Scanner?

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