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HP OfficeJet Pro 8740 AiO

alaTest has collected and analyzed 61 reviews of HP OfficeJet Pro 8740 AiO. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design and durability. The price and usability also get good comments, whereas there are some less positive views about the connectivity.

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connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the HP OfficeJet Pro 8740 AiO 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 HP OfficeJet Pro 8740 AiO

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of HP OfficeJet Pro 8740 AiO from Amazon.co.uk. 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 Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the usability. The noise also gets good feedback.

performance, noise, usability

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

This summary is based on the products: HP OfficeJet Pro 8740 AiO Thermal Inkjet A4 Wi-Fi Grey - multifunctionals (Thermal Inkjet, 300 x 300 DPI, 600 x 600 DPI, 1200 x 1200 DPI, A4, 216 x 35HP OfficeJet Pro 8740 AiO Thermal Inkjet A4 Wi-Fi Grey - multifunctionals (Thermal Inkjet, 300 x 300 DPI, 600 x 600 DPI, 1200 x 1200 DPI, A4, 216 x 35

Jan, 2018

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for HP OfficeJet Pro 8740 AiO

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of HP OfficeJet Pro 8740 AiO from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.7/5 for other Printers on Amazon.com. Reviews about the design and price are on the whole positive. The durability and performance are also appreciated, but there are some less positive comments about the size.

usability, performance, durability, price, design

size

88% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP OfficeJet Pro 8740 Wireless All-in-One Color Inkjet Printer, Instant Ink ready. (K7S42A)HP OfficeJet Pro 8740 Wireless All-in-One Color Inkjet Printer, Instant Ink ready. (K7S42A)

Jan, 2018

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

HP OfficeJet Pro 8740 All-in-One Printer

 

The HP OfficeJet Pro 8740 All-in-One Printer competes more directly with color laser multifunction printers than with typical inkjets, delivering speed and paper capacity that works well for moderate-duty use in a small office.

Excellent paper capacity. Touch-screen controls. Prints, scans, copies, and faxes. Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, and NFC. Prints from and scans to USB key. Prints through the cloud and from mobile devices.

Text can smudge if it gets wet.

Conclusion As a must-see alternative to the HP OfficeJet Pro 8740 All-in-One Printer, the Epson WF-5690 offers a mix of fast performance, good paper handling, and top-tier text quality for an inkjet. You might also want to consider the laser-based...

Mar, 2016

Expert review by: William Harrel (computershopper.com)

HP Officejet Pro 8740 All-in-One Printer Review and Ratings

 

Replacing a venerable predecessor, this Officejet packs some advanced duplexing features and reasonable, if not stellar, costs per page into a solid small-office/workgroup business inkjet.

Good print, scan, and copy quality ; Relatively fast ; Reasonably competitive cost per page ; Lots of mobile features ; Relatively large input and output sources ; 50-sheet single-pass duplexing ADF ; Support for borderless printing

A bit pricey for the printer proper ; Needs XL cartridges for ideal cost per page

The Officejet Pro 8740 stems from a long line of capable HP business inkjets—from the

Mar, 2016

Consumer review by: Improvements (hp.com)

Meaningful improvements on the 8600 series.

 

This printer is an updated model of the 8600 series. I bought it to replace a several-year-old 8600 series printer whose automatic feeder was failing. While I was annoyed by the failure, the old printer had provided good service for a long while. The...

Jan, 2018

Consumer review by: AuntieDi (hp.com)

Great Printer

 

I love this printer. It is fast and I love the extra drawer for legal size paper.

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: YukonMoose (hp.com)

What an excellent product.

 

Improvements over the 8500 I had are absolutely the greatest.

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: tstillman (hp.com)

Perfect replacement

 

I finally had to replace me old 8500 All in one. It had finally aged out. With the help of Edris Hamdard my account manager I selected the 8740 without reservation. This unit replaces with upgrades all the features I had in the 8500. Installation was...

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: RepeatCustomer (hp.com)

Perfect for home/business shared network

 

Functions very well as a multi-user shared printer

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: BuzzCap7 (hp.com)

EXCELLENT printer. Works GREAT!!

 

VERY HAPPY with this printer. Works GREAT! Customer service in 1 easy call helped getting running PERFECTLY!!! LOVE its features. Great tray volume. Easy to read and use screen. GLAD I got it!

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: Redo (hp.com)

Excellent in every respect

 

Installation and configuration were a breeze. Print quality is better than expected. Speed of print for color and black and white is quick. Noise levels are very tolerable.

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: Sailor21 (hp.com)

This Pro 8740, is an example oflearned technology.

 

The combination of office and home use, has reached a plateau of excellence. It is a combined effort to give the best value as well, as performance.

Oct, 2017

Product Specifications

Certificates

Energy Star certified: Yes

Copying

Copier resize:25 - 400
Copy speed (black, draft, A4):37
Copy speed (color, draft, A4):37
Copy speed (normal quality, black, A4):22 / 37
Copy speed (normal quality, color, A4):16 / 37
Maximum copy resolution:600 x 600
Maximum number of copies:99

Design

Color of product:Grey

Display

Color display:Y
Display:CGD
Display Diagonal:4.3
Touch screen: Yes
Touchscreen:Y

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100-240
Power consumption (off):0.14
Power consumption (sleep mode):1.3
Power consumption (standby):7.2

Fax

Auto reduction: Yes
Auto-redialing: Yes
Distinctive ring: Yes
Fax broadcasting:20
Fax delayed sending: Yes
Fax forwarding: Yes
Fax memory:100
Fax resolution:300 x 300
Fax resolution (black & white):300 x 300
Fax Speed:4
Fax transmission speed:4
Modem Speed:33.6

Input Capacity

Auto document feeder (ADF) input capacity:50
Maximum number of paper inputs:2
Maximum number of paper trays:2
Number of standard paper trays:2
Paper input type:Paper tray
Standard input capacity:250 / 500

Networking

Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Mobile printing technologies:Apple AirPrint,HP ePrint,Mopria Print Service
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Operational Conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 40
Operating temperature range (T-T):5 - 40

Output Capacity

Maximum output capacity:150
Standard output capacity:150

Paper Handling

ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Standard tray media types:Glossy paper, Matte paper, Photo paper, Plain paper

Performance

All-In-One-multitasking: Yes
Built-in processor: Yes
Copying:Colour copying
Digital sender:Y
Duplex functions:Print
Duplex printing modes:Auto
Faxing:Colour faxing
HP dynamic security:Y
Maximum duty cycle:30000
Number of print cartridges:4
Print technology:Thermal Inkjet
Printing:Colour printing
Printing colors:Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow
Processor frequency:1200
Recommended duty cycle:250 - 2000
Scanning:Colour scanning

Ports & interfaces

Direct printing: No
Standard interfaces:Ethernet, RJ-11, USB 2.0, Wireless LAN

Power

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100-240
Power consumption (average operating):35
Power consumption (off):0.14
Power consumption (sleep):1.3
Power consumption (standby):7.2

Printing

Maximum Resolution:2400 x 1200
Print speed (black, draft quality, A4/US Letter):36
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):24
Print speed (color, draft quality, A4/US Letter):36
Print speed (color, normal quality, A4/US Letter):20
Standard printer languages:PCL 6, PostScript 3
Time to first page (black, normal):10
Time to first page (color, normal):11

Scanning

Document formats supported:PDF, RTF, TXT
Gray scale levels:256
Image formats supported:BMP, JPG, PNG, TIF
Input color depth:24
Input colour depth:24
Maximum scan area:8.5 x 14
Optical scanning resolution:1200 x 1200
Scan speed (black):19
Scan speed (color):8
Scan speed (colour):8
Scan technology:CIS
Scan to:E-mail
Scan type:Flatbed & ADF
Scanner Type:Flatbed & ADF
TWAIN version:1.9

Software

Linux operating systems supported: Yes
Mac operating systems supported: Yes
Windows operating systems supported: Yes

Storage

Card reader integrated: No
Internal memory:512
Maximum internal memory:512
Maximum memory:512

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:17.3
Height:16.1
Weight:40.8
Width:19.7