We've collated all the key information on Epson scanners in this handy guide. We've analysed over 4,200 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 $557.
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 87%.
The average review score for a Epson scanner is 87%.
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 $647
Price Distribution of All Scanners
No. Of Scanners
Average Price $557
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 scanner brands.
Over 92% of expert reviews and 88% of user reviews for Epson scanners are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 87% and 86% respectively across all Scanner brands.
Looking at just the expert reviews, 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 3 industry awards for Epson scanners. The table below compares the number of awards given to Epson to other popular scanner brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.
We checked over 4,200 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Epson scanners. 30+ of these reviews that mention reliability of which 62% were positive. Therefore the majority of Epson scanner owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
62% 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 scanner is well made
This scanner is well built
scratch removal software not to be very good
half foot gate onto a pavement (even though it was marked FRAGILE in inch high lettering
The scanner seems to auto correct some of the scratches
The plus side when scanning negatives is that the ICE hardware feature does a great job of removing the scratches
An award winning and fully featured flatbed colour scanning flat-bed scanner, with an affordable price and optical scanning resolution. Purchasers report that this flat-bed scanner isreally easy to use, good for scanning photos and very good-looking.
189 Reviews + 2 Awards
Value for Money
Customers report that Epson Perfection V600 has very good expert reviews and great user reviews with 94% of buyers recommending this scanner to others.
The cheapest price that we could find for the Perfection V600 in the US is $198.99 and in total we found 7 prices for it.
For those with an unlimited budget then the Epson Expression 12000XL is the best Epson scanner out there. At $2,859.99 it's not cheap, but is excellent quality and as such we gave it Kagoo Score of 79.
Features We Love:
Supports colour scanning
2400 x 4800 DPI
A classic and fully featured 2400 x 4800 DPI flatbed flat-bed scanner. It has a duplex scanning and a film scanning and supports colour scanning.
Value for Money
Multiple reviews mentioned that Epson Expression 12000XL has good expert reviews and superb user reviews with an average overall rating of 87%.
A top-rated and fully featured 4800 x 9600 DPI flatbed flat-bed scanner, with a cheap price. It has a film scanning and an A4 / us lettermm maximum scan size and supports colour scanning. Multiple reviews mentioned that it's very well designed and easy to use, and very good for scanning slides.
Value for Money
Multiple reviews mentioned that Epson Perfection V370 has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 93% of buyers recommending this flat-bed scanner to others.
Unboxing of the Epson Perfection V370 Photo Scanner
The cheapest price that we could find for the Perfection V370 in the US is $120.00 and in total we found 4 prices for it.