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Should You Buy a Xerox Scanner?

Matthew
Updated 07 March 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 4,000 user and expert reviews and 50+ 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 $563.

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%
1,448 reviews
#2
Japan
94%
94%
596 reviews
#3
88%
88%
239 reviews
#4
86%
86%
105 reviews
#5
Japan
86%
86%
879 reviews
#6
82%
82%
70 reviews
#7
HP
United States
81%
81%
402 reviews
#8
Visioneer
78%
78%
43 reviews
#9
Iris
77%
77%
84 reviews
#10
I.R.I.S.
76%
76%
23 reviews
#11
Avision
73%
73%
7 reviews
#12
Japan
71%
71%
0 reviews
#13
Japan
66%
66%
2 reviews
#14
Adesso
62%
62%
0 reviews
#15
Veho
53%
53%
0 reviews
#16
Lomography
51%
51%
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 more expensive than most other scanner brands making them a less popular choice with consumers.

No. Of Scanners
Average Price
$531
$0 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $13,599
Price Distribution of All Scanners
No. Of Scanners
Average Price
$563
$0 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,500 $3,000 $3,500 $4,000 $4,500 $14,499
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
12
3 stars
1
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Xerox logo

User Reviews

5 stars
43
4 stars
20
3 stars
3
2 stars
4
1 star
2
Xerox has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its scanners than most other brands.

Over 94% of expert reviews and 88% of user reviews for Xerox scanners are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 86% and 86% 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 HP Epson Xerox
PC Mag logo
64%
12 reviews
80%
3 reviews
73%
7 reviews
80%
6 reviews
76%
8 reviews
techadvisor.co.uk logo
73%
4 reviews
80%
1 review
80%
1 review
Expert Reviews logo
40%
1 review
90%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
60%
1 review
itpro.co.uk logo
80%
1 review
82%
2 reviews
100%
1 review
itproportal.com logo
70%
2 reviews
75%
2 reviews
about.com logo
70%
1 review
80%
1 review
85%
2 reviews
gadgetspeak.com logo
84%
1 review
88%
1 review
72%
1 review
72%
1 review
Ephotozine logo
83%
3 reviews
80%
1 review
alphr.com logo
50%
1 review
83%
1 review
83%
2 reviews
IT Reviews.com logo
70%
2 reviews
100%
1 review
Trusted Reviews logo
90%
1 review
90%
1 review
90%
1 review
techmagnifier.com logo
65%
2 reviews
60%
1 review
bitcity.it logo
82%
3 reviews
Techradar logo
80%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
digitalfoto.dk logo
85%
1 review
83%
1 review
digitalfotoforalla.se logo
85%
1 review
83%
1 review
mymac.com logo
90%
2 reviews
pcworld.com.vn logo
100%
1 review
100%
1 review
macitynet.it logo
86%
1 review
82%
1 review
toptenreviews.com logo
75%
1 review
63%
1 review
Other Expert Sites
69%
14 reviews
71%
15 reviews
64%
7 reviews
57%
5 reviews
Average
73%
47 reviews
85%
31 reviews
76%
23 reviews
77%
20 reviews
73%
18 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Xerox Scanners Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 9 industry awards for Xerox scanners. This means that Xerox has more awards for its scanners than any other brand. 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 more awards for its scanners than any other brand.

Compare all award winning scanners

Number of Awards Plustek Fujitsu HP Epson Xerox
PC Mag logo
2
1
2
3
Ephotozine logo
3
1
Trusted Reviews logo
1
1
1
alphr.com logo
1
1
chip.com.my logo
1
1
insidehardware.it logo
2
itproportal.com logo
1
uk.hardware.info logo
1
toptenreviews.com logo
1
tipa.com logo
1
techadvisor.co.uk logo
1
IT Reviews.com logo
1
itpro.co.uk logo
1
bitsandchips.it logo
1
hardwaregeeks.com logo
1
hardware.info logo
1
gadgetgear.nl logo
1
Expert Reviews logo
1
buyerslab.com logo
1
Total
7
8
4
6
9

How Reliable Are Xerox Scanners?

We checked over 4,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Xerox scanners. 67% of reviews that mention reliability were positive. Therefore the majority of Xerox scanner owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

67% 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

Very durable an reliable product
Bhphotovideo.com
Highly recommended if you are looking for a heavy duty scanner
amazon.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

Purchased this scanner for the office as a heavy duty scanner
amazon.co.uk
Light duty to heavy duty use
Bhphotovideo.com

What is the Best Mid-Range Xerox Scanner?

Xerox DocuMate 6440

$424.99
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Xerox DocuMate 6440
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Xerox DocuMate 6440
600 X
600
DPI
60ppm
ADF SCAN

A great mid range choice, priced at $424.99 is the Xerox DocuMate 6440, which has a Kagoo Score of 85.

Features We Love:
Supports colour scanning
Duplex scanning

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

95
Reviews
45 Reviews + 1 Award
85
Features
Fully-Featured
87
Popularity
Quite Popular
79
Value for Money
Very Good
85
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Owners report that Xerox DocuMate 6440 has very good expert reviews and great 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

The cheapest price that we could find for the DocuMate 6440 in the US is $424.99 and in total we found 5 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)

A classic and fully featured 600 x 600 DPI sheetfed / adf flat-bed scanner. 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

Our review analysis indicates that Xerox DocuMate 4799 has excellent 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 3125

$282.60
Overstock
Xerox Documate 3125
Buy Now
Xerox Documate 3125
600 X
600
DPI
25ppm
ADF SCAN

At only $282.60 and with a Kagoo Score of 83 the Xerox Documate 3125 makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Supports colour scanning
Duplex scanning
Multi feed detection
Bundled software

A fully featured and award winning 600 x 600 DPI sheetfed / adf scanner, with a fair price. It has a duplex scanning and a multi feed detection and supports colour scanning. Our review analysis indicates that this scanner is very easy to use, compact and easy to setup.

91
Reviews
82 Reviews + 1 Award
84
Features
Fully-Featured
77
Popularity
Quite Popular
83
Value for Money
Very Good
83
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Owners report that Xerox Documate 3125 has great user reviews but average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 76%, based on 82 reviews.

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The cheapest price that we could find for the Documate 3125 in the US is $282.60 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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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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