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HP PhotoSmart 230v

alaTest has collected and analyzed 364 reviews of HP PhotoSmart 230v. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size and design. The price and usability also get good feedback, whereas the connectivity and durability get less positive comments. There are some mixed reviews about the noise.

performance, usability, price, design, size

reliability, durability, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the HP PhotoSmart 230v is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: ( review summary for HP PhotoSmart 230v


alaTest has collected and analyzed 98 user reviews of HP PhotoSmart 230v from The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Printers on Opinions about the performance and design are on the whole positive. The price and size also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the durability.

usability, size, price, design, performance


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

This summary is based on the products: Quest Travel Steam Iron, 750 WattHP 364 Photo Black Original Printer Ink Cartridge for Photosmart Premium C310aHP C310A Photosmart Premium Original Multipack Ink Cartridge for Printer

May, 2016

Consumer review by: ( review summary for HP PhotoSmart 230v


alaTest has collected and analyzed 79 user reviews of HP PhotoSmart 230v from The average user rating for this product is 1.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.7/5 for other Printers on Views about the multifunction and design are overall positive. The noise and performance are also mentioned favorably, but many are critical about the connectivity and print quality. Comments are divided on the durability.

usability, performance, noise, design, multifunction

price, reliability, print quality, connectivity

18% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Photosmart Premium C310a Wireless All-in-One Inkjet Printer, Copy/Print/Scan (HEWCN503A) Category: Inkjet All-In-One Machines

May, 2016

Consumer review by: (



Printer did not work on arrival. Print head kept jamming when powered on. Tried calling to return and was on hold for over 30 minutes. This is the last time I shop here.

Jan, 2014

Consumer review by: (

good buy


item was in good shape ,arrived promptly and works well

Dec, 2013

Consumer review by: Steve (

Works well


Very good value for the money

Dec, 2013

Consumer review by: 191145 (

Works great


Great prints, wireless and e print work. And you can't get anything near this level at the refurbished price.

May, 2013

Consumer review by: Barney (

Number 2 didn't work either!


I await my 3d unit. The first one wouldn't turn on and was returned. The replacement. I opened the package and followed the set-up instructions on the display screen. In a few minutes I was conected to my wireless network. I tried to print a photo from...

Jan, 2013

Consumer review by: Baldeagle3535 (

This is a great buy


I bought this printer right before christmas of 2012, and so far it has been everything its suppose to be and more. I love it. Very happy customer. I really like the e print. it makes it where i can print from anywhere i have internet access. its nice...

Jan, 2013

Consumer review by: Discouraged (

Not such a good deal


This is the second one that I had purchased and returned, the first one didn't work at all, and the second one sucked up all of the ink within 5 print jobs. I purchased new ink cartridges and could not get it to print again. HP said that they were...

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: overlord52 (

partially DOA


I bought this printer thinking it was a good deal only to find out The wireless radio was broken and that it game out two or three years ago and isnt covered by hp.

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: lousipao (

Fast Printer


This is a very fast printer. I was interested in the duplex printing and WI-FI capabilities. The duplex printing is superb! I look forward to reducing my paper use on those big projects. Setup was flawless after I temporarily disabled my anti-virus...

Oct, 2011

Consumer review by: Carey (

HP Printer quality has tanked


This is the second all-in-one printer I've owned from HP, both of which have expired within 2 years of purchase (and I don't use these things hard) If you go out to the web and do searches you'll find slews of customers with similar issues. I...

Produced nice pictures while it worked

Died with Ink system failure within 1.5 years of purchase, Maintenance tasks/support could not resolve the issue ; Ink is expensive ; Printer part dies, the other functions are rendered unusable (Scanner/Fax)

Oct, 2011

Product Specifications

Information technology professionals rely on HP quality to ensure maximum productivity. As the power of applications, processors, memory adapters and storage devices increases, high-end computer users are seeking ways to optimize their system performance. HP provides leading solutions, adding new levels of performance, availability, flexibility, and management.

Dimensions & Weight



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


Type: None


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Connectivity Technology:Wired
Language Simulation:PCL 3
Max H-Resolution Color:4800dpi
Max Media Size (Standard):4 in x 6 in
Max V-Resolution Color:1200dpi
Media Type:Index cards / Photo paper / Plain paper
Output Type:Color
Total Media Capacity:25sheets
Type:Compact photo printer


Installed Size:8MB


Type: None

System Requirements

OS Required:Apple MacOS 9 / Apple MacOS X 10.1 or later / Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional / Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition / Microsoft Windows XP Professional