We've collated all the key information on Epson scanners in this handy guide. We've analysed over 4,000 user and expert reviews and 50+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on 370+ scanners to impartially compare each scanner brand.
Epson are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular scanners. Their scanners start at $65 for the Perfection V19 which is a 4800 х 4800 scanner, a scanner that has an A4 / us letter max scan size and a flatbed 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 $532.
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 20 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 86%.
The average review score for a Epson scanner is 86%.
Epson scanners tend to be cheaper than most other scanner brands however they are still a less popular choice with consumers.
No. Of Scanners
Average Price $671
Price Distribution of All Scanners
No. Of Scanners
Average Price $532
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 94% of expert reviews and 87% of user reviews for Epson scanners are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 87% and 85% respectively across all Scanner brands.
Purchasers of Epson scanners frequently mentioned that the product scanned excellently, and they have won a total of 4 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 4 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 4,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Epson scanners. 20 of these reviews mention reliability of which 67% were positive. Therefore the majority of Epson scanner owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
67% 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:
There is a lot of built in flexibility that does make it possible to attain pleasing results
It is well made
does not seem to fix any scratches on the photos
dependable so far
Epson isn't the reliable company it used to be
feels a bit fragile
scratch removal software is very good
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 scanner, with an affordable price. It supports colour scanning and has a duplex scanning. Multiple reviews mentioned that this 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 $262.40 but in total we found only 1 price for it.
A fully featured and critically acclaimed 4800 x 9600 DPI flatbed flat-bed scanner, with a reasonable price. It has a film scanning and an A4 / us lettermm maximum scan size and supports colour scanning. Multiple reviews mentioned that this flat-bed scanner isreally well designed and easy to use, and very good for scanning slides.
Value for Money
Purchasers report that Epson Perfection V370 has great expert reviews and great user reviews with 89% of buyers recommending this scanner to others.