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HP PhotoSmart 230v

alaTest has collected and analyzed 269 reviews of HP PhotoSmart 230v. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size and design. The performance and price are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some critical opinions about the noise. There are some mixed views about the reliability and durability.

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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 79/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 269 reviews)

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Consumer review by: review summary for HP PhotoSmart 230v


alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 user reviews of HP PhotoSmart 230v from The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Printers on People are impressed by the design and size. The price and usability also get good feedback.

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78% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Consumer review by: review summary for HP PhotoSmart 230v


alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 user reviews of HP PhotoSmart 230v from The average user rating for this product is 2.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.5/5 for other Printers on

26% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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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.


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good buy


item was in good shape ,arrived promptly and works well

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Works well


Very good value for the money

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Works great


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

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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.

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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...

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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)

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


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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


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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