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Brother DCP-J315W

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1521 reviews of Brother DCP-J315W. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Views about the size and noise are overall positive. The price and performance also get good feedback. There are some critical views about the control panel and connectivity. There are some mixed opinions about the reliability.

usability, performance, price, noise, size

durability, connectivity, control panel

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Brother DCP-J315W is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Brother DCP-J315W

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 330 user reviews of Brother DCP-J315W from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Printers on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the print quality and noise. The performance and price also get good feedback. The connectivity and reliability get mixed reviews, while some have doubts about the durability.

usability, price, performance, noise, print quality

durability

88% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Brother DCP-J315W Wireless Colour Inkjet Multifunction Printer with Media Card CentreBrother DCP-J315W Wireless Colour Inkjet Multifunction Printer with Media Card Centre

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

Brother DCP-J315W

 

Brother's DCP-J315W is a low cost all-in-one in a very busy market.

Easy load cartridges, Good software bundle, Print from smartphones

Slow page and photo prints, No front-panel USB, Uninspiring text print

Jun, 2012

Expert review by: paul_smart (gadgetspeak.com)

Brother DCP-J315W

 

While in the past some Brother units have been extremely slow at photo printing this has now improved. This is an extremely thin All In One unit, meaning it not only prints but also scans and copies the later without need of a PC.

At the price below it is a good buy for those who want to scan a little copy a little and print a little but not for photo printing

Jun, 2011

Consumer review by: Samoan Kiwi (productreview.com.au)

Better printer

 

I've had worse printers. I got this because i can get cheap ink refills online, which is a big game changer for as i dont want to pay expensive refills or having to take it to a refill the same cartridge thingy.. The networking on this printer is a hit...

Dec, 2015

Consumer review by: Tarlee (productreview.com.au)

Won't align properley!

 

Previously i didn't have a problem with this printer and I've owned it over a year now. I had a few issues with the printer cartridges not reading properly or always needing to clean it before using. But for the last month I have not been able to use...

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: Fran (productreview.com.au)

Faded colour

 

I bought a Brother DCP J125 which is printing faded colour. It never prints bright colour. Even the UK flag flag is grey and orange.... not royal blue and red. Disappointing...

May, 2015

Consumer review by: Imane (productreview.com.au)

Not reliable at all

 

all installed correctly...in addition, I think it consumes too much ink... the 300pages printed by the black ink, and 260 for colored inks is not true at all, it doesn't even print half these numbers !!! Extremely bad printer...don't recommend it at...

May, 2015

Consumer review by: khvmaths (ciao.co.uk)

Brother's Brother!

 

The spec of the printerGeneral Inkjet Technology 32MB Memory 1.9" STN Colour LCD DisplayFunction Print, Copy, Scan, Wireless Networking, Direct Photo Print Interface USB 2.0 Full Speed, Media Cards, Wireless LAN Print Print Speed: Up to 35 (Monochrome)...

Print from smartphone, Good Bundle Software (CC3)

USB is hidden inside the cover, slow printing speed

Jan, 2015

Consumer review by: kiki18 (productreview.com.au)

value for money

 

Very convenient, print/scan wirelessly from anywhere.. from mobiles, tablet or pc. Cheap compatible ink from ebay. Although it's slower than my laser and print quality is not for photo purposes, but for this low operational cost, I don't mind. Paper...

wireless print/scan from phones/tablet/pc, cheap ink from ebay, easy setup, paper tray

photo print wash out, slow printing

Aug, 2014

Consumer review by: RhondaW (productreview.com.au)

Software Needs Rewriting

 

heir money in the ink whether you only scan, only print black and white makes no difference to the daily messages of low ink. You can temporarily continue printing black and white with a colour empty until one day it will not print until you change...

It scans well. It prints ok.

Has software that runs inks down whether you are using them or not.

Jul, 2014

Consumer review by: RhondaW (productreview.com.au)

Software Needs Rewriting

 

Prior to buying a Brother DCP J315W Wireless printer I had a Canon Pixma ip 1000 Printer which was fantastic. For 12 months I have had my computer set to greyscale for printing so that it only allows the printer to print black and white. This has made...

It scans well. It prints ok.

Has software that runs inks down whether you are using them or not.

Jul, 2014

Product Specifications

Energy Management

Power consumption (average operating):17

Paper Handling

Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4

Performance

Copying:Colour
Digital sender: No
Faxing: No
Printing:Colour
Scanning:Colour