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Brother DCP-J715W

alaTest has collected and analyzed 117 reviews of Brother DCP-J715W. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. People really like the print quality and price. The usability and performance also get good feedback. There are some negative comments about the durability and paper handling. Comments are divided on the size.

performance, usability, price, print quality

design, noise, reliability, paper handling, durability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Brother DCP-J715W is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 user reviews of Brother DCP-J715W from The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Printers on Reviewers are impressed by the design and noise. The performance and usability also get good feedback. Many are negative about the reliability.

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91% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Brother DCP-J715W Wireless Colour Inkjet Multifunction Printer with 8.4cm Colour LCD and Automatic Document FeederBrother DCP-J715W Wireless Colour Inkjet Multifunction Printer with 8.4cm Colour LCD and Automatic Document Feeder

Jan, 2018

Expert review by: Robin Morris (

Brother DCP-J715W review


That's not to say that there isn't merit to its appearance, but the very solid-looking, if rather bulbous, casing lacks the looks of some rival products. The slightly old-fashioned appearance also peeks through in the Brother DCP-J715W's rather...

The Brother DCP-J715W isn’t a great printer in terms of quality. It has middling times, requiring 26 seconds and a minute 12 for standard and best quality modes respectively. However, the colours are washed out in both modes, with few details being...

Dec, 2010

Expert review by: Simon Handby (

Brother DCP-J715W review


This MFP does everything adequately, but nothing particularly well. High print costs compound these problems.

Nov, 2010

Expert review by: (

Brother - DCP-J715W


There has to be almost as many new printers appearing on the market on a monthly basis as digital cameras. All of this is good news for the consumer who wants plenty of choice when finding ...

The Brother DCP-J715W is a classic case of style over substance: it looks beautiful, it has easy to use controls, wireless connectivity and memory card access, but its printed results are slow and below par.

Sep, 2010

Consumer review by: Zen (

Brother DCP-J715W


Easy to set up,works well,looks good.

No bad points.

Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: Karen (

Brother DCP-J715W


I love the front paper loading as i am disabled and this feature makes printing much easier also having separate ink cartridges saves loads of money and it is so easy to use


Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: Paul (

Brother DCP-J715W


Print quality Easey to set up Printing from USB memory drive. Good on photos.


Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: Zen (

Brother DCP-J715W


Easy to set up,works well,looks good

No bad points

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: Paul (

Brother DCP-J715W


Print quality Easey to set up Printing from USB memory drive. Good on photos


Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (

Brother DCP-J715W


excellent for small office or home... very compact, easy to use and setup.

Nov, 2010

Consumer review by: Mary (

Brother DCP-J715W


Compact and easy to operate

Paper tray is quite flimsy and cumbersom. For users who frequently type individual letters and wish to type just one envelope the procedure is very much a hit and miss exercise. The design would be much better if the photograph paper tray extended to...

Nov, 2010

Product Specifications


Energy Star certified: Yes


Copier resize:25 - 400
Copy speed (normal quality, black, A4):23
Copy speed (normal quality, color, A4):20
Maximum copy resolution:1200 x 1200
Maximum number of copies:99
N-in-1 copy function (N=):2, 4
N-in-1 copy function (N=):2, 4
N-in-1 function (N=):2, 4
PC free copying: Yes


Display Diagonal:3.3

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
Power consumption (PowerSave):0.5
Power consumption (standby):6

Input Capacity

Auto document feeder (ADF) input capacity:15
Multi-Purpose Tray capacity:20
Standard input capacity:100


Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Security algorithms:128-bit WEP, 64-bit WEP, WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK
Wi-Fi: Yes

Other Features

All-in-One Functions:Copy, Print, Scan
Color all-in-one functions:Copy, Print, Scan
Dimensions (WxDxH):15.4 x 14.8 x 7.09
Package dimensions (WxDxH):18.4 x 10 x 18

Output Capacity

Standard output capacity:50

Paper Handling

Borderless printing media sizes:4x6, A4, A6, Index card
Envelopes sizes:C5, DL
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4, A5, A6
JIS 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)
Non-ISO print media sizes:2L, Executive, Index card, Legal, Letter
Photo paper sizes:4x6
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
Print technology:Inkjet
Printing:Colour printing
Processor family:RISC
Processor frequency:192
Scanning:Colour scanning

Ports & interfaces

PictBridge: Yes
Standard interfaces:Ethernet, USB 2.0, Wireless LAN
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


AC input frequency:50/60
Power consumption (average operating):17
Power consumption (PowerSave):0.5
Power consumption (standby):6


Maximum Resolution:6000 x 1200
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):35
Print speed (color, normal quality, A4/US Letter):28


Gray scale levels:256
Image formats supported:BMP, JPG, PNG, TIF
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 to:E-mail, File, Image, OCR, USB
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, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion

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:40

Weight & Dimensions

Package weight:21.5