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Brother DCP-J315W

Brother DCP-J315W
alaScore 83

1557 reviews

Sep, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1557 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the design and print quality. The performance and usability also get good opinions. There are some mixed comments about the noise.

value for money, usability, performance, print quality, design

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 83/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analysed 334 user reviews of Brother DCP-J315W from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Printers on

value for money, usability, performance, print quality, design

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

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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

Bundled software includes Reallusion FaceFilter Studio, a slightly creepy photo editor, specialising in adjusting face shape, expression and skin colouring in portrait photos, as well as Brother’s Control Center 3, which provides OCR for scanned...

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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


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Brother DCP-J315W


Excellent printer, all round good buy


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Very good, but not perfect


Easy to set up with Mac. At present my only slight disappointment, is that I cannot fed in envelopes, instead have to take the paper feeder out, which slows down the letter writing process, quite considerably, unless you are a person who writes all the...

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Great with one major flaw...


One day in and it works great but...It doesn't come with, nor does it even support OCR software!One of the main reasons of having a multifunction printer is to be able to scan documents as well as images. Turning type into text is nor a real hassle and...