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 60+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on 380+ scanners to impartially compare each scanner brand.
Epson are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular scanners. Their scanners start at $35 for the DS-30 which is a 600 x 600 scanner, a scanner that has a 216 max scan size and a sheetfed / adf scanner and go up to $3,499 for the DS-32000 which is a 600 x 600 scanner, a scanner that has a misc max scan size and a sheetfed / adf scanner. The average price of a new Epson scanner is $680.
Epson are recognised for their wide selection of premium 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 $680
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 87% and 85% respectively across all Scanner brands.
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 5 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 57% were positive. Therefore the majority of Epson scanner owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
57% 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
I bought the V500 instead which is a much more sturdy model with medium format technology
reliable scanner for negatives
dependable so far
She was able to do some impressive saves of damaged pictures as well
scratch removal software is very good
at least not reliably
The plus side when scanning negatives is that the ICE hardware feature does a great job of removing the scratches