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Brother HL-3140CW

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1234 reviews of Brother HL-3140CW. 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. Reviewers are impressed by the size and noise. The price and performance also get good feedback, but views are divided on the reliability. Some have doubts about the paper handling.

usability, performance, price, noise, size

paper handling

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Brother HL-3140CW is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Brother HL-3140CW

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 319 user reviews of Brother HL-3140CW from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Printers on Amazon.co.uk. Comments about the durability and noise are overall positive. The performance and price also get good feedback. Many are less positive about the paper handling and reliability.

usability, price, performance, noise, durability

reliability, paper handling

90% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Brother HL-3140CW Colour Laser Wireless Printer With Full Set Of Original Brother TN241 TonersBrother HL-3140CW Colour Laser Wireless Printer With Full Set Of Original Brother TN241 Toners

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Brother HL-3140CW

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 233 user reviews of Brother HL-3140CW from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.7/5 for other Printers on Amazon.com. People really like the size and noise. The price and performance also get good reviews. Some have doubts about the connectivity. Reviews are divided on the reliability.

usability, performance, price, noise, size

connectivity

87% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Brother Printer HL3140CW Digital Color Printer with Wireless NetworkingBrother Printer HL3140CW Digital Color Printer with Wireless Networking

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Brother HL-3140CW

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 55 user reviews of Brother HL-3140CW from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Printers on Amazon.ca. Comments about the performance and reliability are overall positive. The noise and usability are also appreciated. Many are critical about the connectivity. Opinions are divided on the size.

price, usability, noise, reliability, performance

connectivity

95% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Brother Printer HL3140CW Digital Color Printer with Wireless NetworkingBrother Printer HL3140CW Digital Color Printer with Wireless Networking

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: M. David Stone (pcmag.com)

Brother HL-3140CW

 

The Brother HL-3140CW color LED printer's output quality is a touch below par, but it offers fast speed, good paper handling, and Wi-Fi Direct for easy mobile printing.

Fast. Wi-Fi. Wi-Fi Direct for easy connection to smartphones and tablets

No duplexer. No Ethernet. Sub-par text and photo quality

More than with most printers, whether you'll like the Brother HL-3140CW depends on what you most want out of a printer. If speed and paper handling trumps all else, it offers a lot for the price. If uniformly high quality output matters...well, not so...

Apr, 2013

Expert review by: consumersearch.com (consumersearch.com)

Brother HL-3140CW

 

Owners are happy with this printer's durability -- we found very few complaints of breakdowns. Brother printers score highest for customer satisfaction in reader surveys at both PCMag.com and the U.K.'s Which? magazine, and they very seldom need...

Easy to set up and use, Fast, Prints wirelessly from computers, smartphones and tablets

So-so print quality, No duplexer, No Ethernet

Apr, 2014

Expert review by: William Harrel (computershopper.com)

Brother HL-3140CW Review and Ratings

 

This entry-level laser-class printer is fast for its class, but its cost per page and certain feature omissions make its slightly costlier sibling, the HL-3170CDW, a better deal.

Speedy to print ; Roomy 250-sheet input drawer ; Well-built, sturdy ; Wi-Fi Direct support

High cost per page ; Old-school control panel ; No automatic duplexing ; Limited support for wireless devices, cloud sites ; Bulky for an LED printer

In short, the HL-3140CW is a fast and capable laser-class printer, but considering that you can buy much the same machine for $30 more with twice the RAM, more robust support for mobile devices and cloud-site channels, automatic duplexing, and Ethernet...

Jun, 2013

Expert review by: Robin Morris (pcadvisor.co.uk)

Brother HL-3140CW review

 

The 64MB of memory isn't vast, although it's not inadequate, and the Brother will be able to handle decent-sized office loads. One potential hitch is the lack of wired ethernet - many offices use ethernet as the main network, so a number of otherwise...

The Brother is almost an exceptional machine. The colour is well-produced and fast, but it is rather expensive in terms of running costs, so you may want to use colour less frequently. Black text is strong for the level, and running costs and...

Oct, 2013

Expert review by: Simon Williams (trustedreviews.com)

Brother HL-3140CW

 

The best value colour laser printer money can buy

Low maintenance LED mechanism ; Lower power than a laser ; Comparatively quiet

No duplex print ; Still has to wait for fuser warm-up ; Only single-sheet special purpose tray

Software installation is straightforward as the main application is the driver, though you do get Web access to the Brother CreativeCenter and to a trial version of its OmniJoin videoconferencing; Brother is heavily into videoconferencing.

Sep, 2013

Expert review by: Techworld (techworld.com)

Brother HL-3140CW

 

The Brother is almost an exceptional machine. The colour is well-produced and fast, but it is rather expensive in terms of running costs, so you may want to use colour less frequently. Black text is strong for the level, and running costs and...

Oct, 2013

Expert review by: mfereday (gadgetspeak.com)

A Colour Laser Printer : Brother HL-3140CW

 

Normally when I get to see a colour printer, it is an inkjet model but in this case the printer is a laser unit.

Decked out in a rather subdued combination of light and dark grey, the HL-3140CW is a Brother laser printer. Unlike my own Brother HL-2030, which has provided sterling service for several years, this new Brother unit features two major differences...

Jul, 2013

Consumer review by: Wolf (newegg.com)

Great Printer

 

Is a great Printer for the price, the installation and the configuration was really easy. The quality of the printer is awesome

No usb cable for configuration only on wireless if you dont have usb cable

Feb, 2015

Consumer review by: Whistler (newegg.com)

Works like a champ

 

Excellent quality printing

Ink cartridge expensive but yeilds around 2400 pages

Feb, 2015

Consumer review by: Whistler (newegg.com)

Brother Color Ink Jet

 

Excellent quality printing

Ink cartridge expensive but yeilds around 2400 pages

Feb, 2015