We've collated all the key information on Epson scanners in this handy guide. We've analysed over 4,300 user and expert reviews and 50+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on 380+ scanners to impartially compare each scanner brand.
Epson are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular scanners. Their scanners start at $28 for the Workforce DS-30 which is a 600 x 600 scanner, a scanner that has a 216 max scan size and a sheet-fed scanner scanner and go up to $3,346 for the DS-70000 which is a 600 x 600 scanner, a scanner that has a misc max scan size and a flatbed scanner. The average price of a new Epson scanner is $596.
Epson are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular scanners.
Is Epson the Best Scanner Brand?
So are Epson 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.
Epson is ranked the No. 1 best scanner brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Epson is the actually best scanner brand out there.
Let's look at how Epson scanners compare to the other scanner brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.
All scanner Brands
There's a wide selection of Epson scanners available compared to other scanner brands, with over 30 Epson scanners currently on the market in the US. Epson also have better reviews than the typical scanner brand, with the average rating of a Epson scanner being 87%.
The average review score for a Epson scanner is 87%.
However Epson scanners tend to be more expensive than most other scanner brands making them a less popular choice with consumers.
No. Of Scanners
Average Price $531
Price Distribution of All Scanners
No. Of Scanners
Average Price $596
Price Distribution of Epson Scanners
What Do the Epson Scanner Reviews Say?
We've added up all the reviews for every Epson scanner to work out the average distribution of reviews for Epson and then compared this to the other scanner brands.
Epson has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its scanners than most other brands.
Over 91% of expert reviews and 88% of user reviews for Epson scanners are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 88% and 85% respectively across all Scanner brands.
Purchasers of Epson scanners frequently mentioned that the product produced high-quality scans, and they have won a total of 6 awards.
In the table below we compare the average review score given to Epson 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.
How Many Industry Awards Have Epson Scanners Received?
After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 6 industry awards for Epson scanners. The table below compares the number of awards received by Epson to other popular scanner brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.
We checked over 4,300 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Epson scanners. over 30 of these reviews mention reliability of which 63% were positive. Therefore the majority of Epson scanner owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
63% of reviewers think Epson scanners are reliable.
So, most people think that Epson scanners are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Epson scanners that mention reliability:
The Epson WorkForce DS-60000 Document Scanner is a massive scanner built for fast
seems well built
I needed a scanner that is reliable
dependable so far
Somebody mentioned that the negative holder was not very robust
scratch removal software is very good
A little flimsy on the construction side
The plus side when scanning negatives is that the ICE hardware feature does a great job of removing the scratches
A classic and fully featured 1200 x 1200 DPI sheetfed / adf flat-bed scanner, with a reasonable price. It supports colour scanning and has a duplex scanning. Our review analysis indicates that this flat-bed scanner iseasy to setup, good-looking but expensive.
Value for Money
Multiple reviews mentioned that Epson Workforce DS-360W has good user reviews with an average user rating of 75%, based on 32 reviews.
The cheapest price that we could find for the Workforce DS-360W in the US is $311.49 but in total we found only 1 price for it.
A critically acclaimed and optical scanning resolution flatbed colour scanning scanner, with a very good spec and an affordable price. Owners report that it's very easy to use and well designed, and easy to setup.
Value for Money
Purchasers report that Epson Perfection V550 Photo has great expert reviews and very good user reviews with 97% of buyers recommending this scanner to others.
The cheapest price that we could find for the Perfection V550 Photo in the US is $399.99 but in total we found only 1 price for it.