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HP Color LaserJet 2500n

alaTest has collected and analyzed 38 reviews of HP Color LaserJet 2500n. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Reviews about the print quality and design are generally positive. The reliability and performance also get good feedback. There are some negative opinions about the noise. Comments are divided on the price.

usability, performance, reliability, design, print quality


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the HP Color LaserJet 2500n is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 73/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of HP Color LaserJet 2500n from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Printers on People really like the reliability. The price also gets good opinions, but there are some critical opinions about the usability. There are some mixed views about the performance.

price, reliability


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

This summary is based on the product: HP LaserJet 2500N Colour Printer

Oct, 2015

Expert review by: (

HP Color LaserJet 2500


The HP Color LaserJet 2500 tries to look small-office friendly, what with its rounded edges, curved front, and two-tone color scheme—no beige rectangular cube here. But even the curves can't hide the fact that this is a big printer. Especially with the...

Expert review by: John Nemerovski (

HP Color LaserJet 2500


LONG REVIEW: Why bother? Keep reading!

May, 2003

Expert review by: Ben Long (

HP Color LaserJet 2500: Good Prints at a Great Price


Color laser printers have lagged behind color inkjets in popularity due to high unit costs and so-so print quality. But the HP Color LaserJet 2500 series, with models starting at less than $1,000, could change that.

Some users have complained about the 2500L's noise and quite frankly it is a bit of a rumbler. However, we didn't find the noise to be a problem. The sounds that it does make are neither grating nor annoying, and we never felt the printer's noise was...

Feb, 2003

Expert review by: HardwareCentral (

HP Color LaserJet 2500 Review


A crisp and colorful laser printer that most offices can afford, Easy setup and maintenance

Not quite compact or quiet enough for desktop placement, A bit pricey when configured with paper trays and network port

On the minus side, HP isn't that thrifty compared to its abovementioned rival Minolta-QMS; the latter's new Magicolor 2300DL packs comparable size and speed but is priced at $799 with Ethernet as well as parallel and USB interfaces, so if you can live...

Nov, 2002

Product Specifications

The HP Color LaserJet 2500 series printers deliver high-quality, professional color laser documents for a great price. These easy-to-use printers are designed for small businesses and work teams that want a compact, networkable color laser solution for their office communication and small print run needs. Statistics show that color improves comprehension, increases readership, accelerates learning, and reflects a professional image. No matter what your business creates, you can't afford not to use color! The HP Color LaserJet 2500 series printers easily and affordably bring the advantages of high-quality laser color to your office. With ease-of-use, real-time status, and supplies management features, the HP Color LaserJet 2500 series printers are designed to quickly bring high-quality color capabilities to users - right out of the box. With HP Color LaserJet 2500 series printers, you not only benefit from exceptional print quality but you also receive total cost of ownership benefits. Readily visible costs such as those for printer acquisition and supplies should be only part of the costs considered. The HP Color LaserJet 2500 series printers provide the high-quality color LaserJet output you have come to expect from the industry leader. The 600-dpi engine, HP ImageREt 2400 color layering technology, and new toner formulation ensure great print quality for your business documents.

Audio Input


Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:2MB

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:14.1in
Diagonal Size (metric):35.8cm
Max Resolution:1280 x 800
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes


Compatibility:Mac / PC/PC
Country Kits:Denmark/United Kingdom/United States
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP Color LaserJet/HP Compaq Business Notebook

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad


Data Bus Speed:667MHz


Microsoft Certification:Certified for Windows Vista
Vista Certification:Certified for Windows Vista


Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Type:Fax / modem/None


Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g
Type:Network adapter/None/Print server
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11a/b/g

Optical Storage

Type:CD-RW / DVD-ROM combo

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition


Connectivity Technology:Wired
Interface:Ethernet 10/100Base-TX / Parallel / USB/Parallel / USB
Language Simulation:PCL 5C / PCL 6 / PostScript 3
Max H-Resolution B/W:600dpi
Max H-Resolution Color:600dpi
Max Media Size (Standard):A4 (8.25 in x 11.7 in) / Legal (8.5 in x 14 in)/Legal (8.5 in x 14 in)
Max Printing Speed (ppm):16ppm
Max Printing Speed Color (ppm):4ppm
Max V-Resolution B/W:600dpi
Max V-Resolution Color:600dpi
Media Path Type:Curved
Media Type:Bond paper / Cards / Envelopes / Labels / Plain paper / Recycled paper / Transparencies / Vellum paper
Monthly Duty Cycle Range (Printer Class):20,000 - 49,999 pages
Output Type:Color
PostScript Support:Standard
Total Media Capacity:375sheets
Type:Workgroup printer


Clock Speed:1.66GHz
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor Number:T2300E
Type:Core Duo


Installed Size:512MB/64MB
Max Supported Size:256MB/4GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM


Type: None

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Controller

Type:Serial ATA

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive



Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:60GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Platform Technology:Intel Centrino Duo

System Requirements

OS Required:Apple MacOS 8.6 or later / Microsoft Windows 2000 / NT4.0 / Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition / Microsoft Windows XP/Apple MacOS 8.6 or later / Microsoft Windows 2000 / NT4.0 / Microsoft Windows XP

Video Memory

Installed Size:64MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI Mobility Radeon X1300