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HP DeskJet 980cxi

alaTest has collected and analyzed 74 reviews of HP DeskJet 980cxi. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. People really like the paper handling and print quality. The reliability and design are also mentioned favorably, but many are negative about the price. Views are divided on the noise.

performance, design, reliability, print quality, paper handling


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the HP DeskJet 980cxi is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 72/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 user reviews of HP DeskJet 980cxi from The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Printers on Reviewers really like the performance. The noise also gets good comments.

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

This summary is based on the products: HP Deskjet 980cxi Colour PrinterHP Deskjet 980cxi Colour Printer

Nov, 2015

Product Specifications

HP Deskjet 980C series printer is a photo-quality printer that delivers outstanding print quality on everything from text on plain paper to images on photo paper. It features Enhanced Color Layering Technology from HP's PhotoREt III printing technology. HP PhotoREt III combines smaller drop size and vibrant inks with improved fade resistance to produce fast, outstanding print quality in all modes and all media, including incredibly realistic photo images. It has Universal Serial Bus (USB) capability. USB is a peripheral bus specification that provides Plug and Play capability to computer peripherals. Printers that connect to a computer through USB are automatically configured as soon as they are attached, without the need to reconfigure the computer or restart. HP presents ColorSmart III technology. HP ColorSmart III allows the printer to automatically deliver sharper, clearer, more vivid output. The printer also features Automatic Paper Type Sensor. The printer will automatically determine what type of paper is being used and adjust the print mode appropriately.

Dimensions & Weight



Compatibility:Mac / PC
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP Deskjet




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Connectivity Technology:Wired
Duplex Printout:Duplex
Form Factor:Desktop
Interface:Parallel / USB
Language Simulation:PCL 3
Max H-Resolution B/W:600dpi
Max H-Resolution Color:2400dpi
Max Media Size (Standard):A4 (8.25 in x 11.7 in) / Legal (8.5 in x 14 in)
Max Printing Speed (ppm):15ppm
Max V-Resolution B/W:600dpi
Max V-Resolution Color:1200dpi
Media Path Type:Curved
Media Type:Envelopes / Glossy paper / Greeting cards / Labels / Photo paper / Plain paper / Transparencies
Monthly Duty Cycle Range (Printer Class):1,000 - 9,999 pages
Output Type:Color
Total Media Capacity:150sheets
Type:Personal printer


Installed Size:8MB


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Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

System Requirements

OS Required:Apple MacOS 8.1 or later / Microsoft DOS 3.3 or later / Microsoft Windows 2000 / NT4.0 / Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition / Microsoft Windows XP