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Brother DCP J125

alaTest has collected and analyzed 227 reviews of Brother DCP J125. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Comments about the noise and size are generally positive. The price and usability also get good feedback. Many are less positive about the ink consumption and paper handling.

performance, usability, price, size, noise

paper handling, ink consumption

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Brother DCP J125 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Brother DCP J125


alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 user reviews of Brother DCP J125 from The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Printers on Reviews about the reliability and noise are on the whole positive. The performance and price are also mentioned favorably, but there are some negative comments about the size.

usability, price, performance, noise, reliability


93% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Brother DCP-J125 Compact A4 Colour Inkjet Multifunction Printer with Media Card CentreBrother DCP-J125 Compact A4 Colour Inkjet Multifunction Printer with Media Card Centre

Mar, 2018

Consumer review ( review summary for Brother DCP J125


alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 user reviews of Brother DCP J125 from The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.7/5 for other Printers on Reviewers are impressed by the noise and multifunction. The size and performance also get good reviews. Many are negative about the ink consumption, and views are divided on the price.

usability, performance, size, multifunction, noise

ink consumption

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Brother DCPJ125 Color Photo Printer with Scanner and CopierBrother DCPJ125 Color Photo Printer with Scanner and Copier

Mar, 2018

Expert review by : Michael Browne (

Brother DCP-J125 review


Can this multi-function printer produce realistic looking prints?

Quiet operation ; Easy to use ; Office printing quality

Photo quality ; Strange USB cable design

Apr, 2011

Expert review by : Cliff Joseph (

Brother DCP-J125 Review


The Brother DCP-J125 is one of the more expensive printers in this group, with a typical price of around £70. However, it's far from being one of the best performers.

The DCP-J125 offers good quality printing and reasonable running costs, but is let down by its poor speeds.

Aug, 2011

Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (

Brother DCP-J125


A good, basic all-in-one for the money that doesn't make its low-cost back through expensive consumables.

Feb, 2011

Expert review by : mfereday (

Brother DCP-J125


Taking over my recent printing tasks has been a new product from Brother. This particular model is the multi-function DCP-J125.

As mentioned earlier, situated between the scanner and printer paper tray is the unit’s control panel. This panel features a 2.5-inch LCD display plus buttons for navigating through the menu options and activating tasks such as photo capture, scan,...

Dec, 2010

Consumer review (

not bad


cheap, all in one, easy to install

won't print black only shades of gray

Oct, 2011

Consumer review (

Best Printer Purchase


I am very pleased with this printer. It is does not run out of ink quickly, and I am not buying expensive ink cartridges every other month.

Dec, 2012

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Bought it for minimal use, ink is fair for refill quality is above average

Dec, 2012

Consumer review (

OK printer


I like the printer for speed, quality of print and ease of use. The only negative comments I have are : 1-small size of printer cartridges. 2-High cost of cartridges. 3-Problems with the black ink port plugging up. However, the help line was very good...

Dec, 2012

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Good printer


Paper tray is a bit awkward to load and sometimes jams, but printing is wonderful-- very clear and bright.

Nov, 2012

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Does Not Meet Expectations

Jul, 2012

Product Specifications


Energy Star certified: Yes


Copier resize:25 - 400
Copy speed (normal quality, black, A4):22
Copy speed (normal quality, color, A4):20
Maximum copy resolution:1200 x 1200
Maximum number of copies:99
PC free copying: Yes


Display Diagonal:1.9

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
Input frequency:50/60
Power consumption (PowerSave):0.45
Power consumption (standby):3.5
Power consumption (typical):17

Input Capacity

Number of standard paper trays:1
Paper input type:Paper tray
Standard input capacity:100


Ethernet LAN:N
Ethernet LAN connection: No
Wi-Fi: No

Other Features

All-in-One Functions:Copy, Print, Scan
Color all-in-one functions:Copy, Print, Scan
Dimensions (WxDxH):15.4 x 14.5 x 5.91
Package dimensions (WxDxH):18.3 x 8.86 x 18.1

Output Capacity

Standard output capacity:50

Paper Handling

Borderless printing media sizes:4x6, 5x7, A4, A6, Letter
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4, A5, A6
ISO B-series sizes (B0...B9):B5
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Maximum print area:Legal (216 x 356 mm)
Maximum print size:Legal (216 x 356 mm)
Standard tray media types:Glossy paper, Photo paper, Plain paper, Transparencies
Standard tray media weight:64 - 220


Copying:Colour copying
Digital sender:N
Duplex functions: No
Number of print cartridges:4
Print technology:Inkjet
Printing:Colour printing
Printing colors:Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow
Processor family:RISC
Processor frequency:128
Scanning:Colour scanning

Ports & interfaces

PictBridge: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


AC input frequency:50/60
Power consumption (average operating):17
Power consumption (PowerSave):0.45
Power consumption (standby):3.5


Maximum Resolution:1200 x 6000
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):33
Print speed (color, normal quality, A4/US Letter):27


Gray scale levels:256
Image formats supported:BMP, JPG, PNG, TIF
Input color depth:36
Input colour depth:36
Maximum scan resolution:19200 x 19200
Optical scanning resolution:1200 x 2400
Output color depth:24
Output colour depth:24
Scan speed (black):3.44
Scan technology:CIS
Scan to:E-mail, File, Image
Scan type:Flatbed
Scanner Type:Flatbed


Drivers included: Yes
Linux operating systems supported: Yes
Mac operating systems supported:Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger, Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
Windows operating systems supported:Windows 2000 Professional, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows Vista Business x64, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Basic x64, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Ultimate x64, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Home x64, Windows XP Professional x64

Sound Emission

Print noise level:50
Printing noise level:50


Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:Memory Stick (MS), MS PRO, SD, SDHC
Internal memory:32

Weight & Dimensions

Package weight:0.328