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Brother DCP J 525 W

alaTest has collected and analyzed 109 reviews of Brother DCP J 525 W. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Reviewers really like the control panel and design. The price and performance also get good feedback. There are some mixed opinions about the reliability and noise. The size and paper handling get negative views.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Brother DCP J 525 W is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 user reviews of Brother DCP J 525 W 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 Opinions about the noise and design are overall positive. The performance and price are also appreciated, but there are some negative opinions about the reliability.

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

This summary is based on the products: Brother DCP-J525W A4 All-in-One Wireless Colour Inkjet PrinterBrother DCP-J525W A4 All-in-One Wireless Colour Inkjet Printer

Jun, 2017

Expert review by: Kat Orphanides (

Brother DCP-J525W review


This no-frills MFP is quick and functional, but print and scan quality is below par

Oct, 2011

Consumer review by: Joan (

Brother DCP-J525W


Solid, clear buttons and touch screen - easy to install

Colour printing on maps a bit shaky

Jun, 2013

Consumer review by: Judy (

Brother DCP-J525W


replacement for my older printer, easily as good if not better than the last one

Jun, 2013

Consumer review by: Brian (

Brother DCP-J525W



At first it can be a bit technical

Jun, 2013

Consumer review by: Ann (

Brother DCP-J525W


The printer prints very fast and is almost completely silent in use. The control panel is clear and user friendly. Print quality is good and overall the printer is very good value for money

I had some difficulty with the wireless connection and found the instructions not very helpful; however, on ringing the helpline the person I spoke to talked me through the procedure and I'm pleased to say my laptop is now printing impeccably ; The...

Dec, 2012

Consumer review by: KENNETH (

Brother DCP-J525W


Functionality excellent

Have not replaced yet but black ink low

Nov, 2012

Consumer review by: Tony (

Brother DCP-J525W


Value for money product

Never purchased it sooner

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: W.S (

Brother DCP-J525W


Very compact & well designed

AirPrint a little difficult to get compatibility with both apple & windows initially however after one and a half hours success. Working very well on both platforms. Problems with printing photos not yet resolved

Aug, 2012

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (

Brother DCP-J525W


Works well with all my PC,s Mac and iPod

If you want to print on both sides it's necessary to take the paper tray right out to re insert the paper, somewhat of a fiddle

Jul, 2012

Consumer review by: Anonymous (

Top class


This is a great little printer, does everything it's meant to do. Also i had to upgrade the firmware so i could print from my iPhone an iPad, took about 10min to get everything set up and running.

May, 2012