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HP Photosmart 6525

alaTest has collected and analyzed 77 reviews of HP Photosmart 6525. The average rating for this product is 2.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. People really like the performance. The usability is also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the noise and durability.

usability, performance

price, reliability, durability, noise

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the HP Photosmart 6525 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 user reviews of HP Photosmart 6525 from The average user rating for this product is 2.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.7/5 for other Printers on People are impressed by the performance. The usability also gets good feedback, but some have doubts about the noise and durability.

usability, performance

price, reliability, durability, noise

38% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP PhotoSmart 6525 e-All-In-One Ink Jet PrinterHP PhotoSmart 6525 e-All-In-One Ink Jet Printer

Jun, 2018

Product Specifications


Electromagnetic compatibility:
Energy Star certified: / Yes


Copier resize: / 25 - 400
Copier settings:
Copy resolution (black graphics):
Copy resolution (color text and graphics):
Maximum copy resolution: / 600 x 600
Maximum number of copies: / 50


Color of product:Brown


Built-in display:Y
Display: / CGD
Display Diagonal:3.45
Touch screen: Yes

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Energy saving mode: Yes
Power consumption (active):
Power consumption (off): / 1.4
Power consumption (PowerSave):
Power consumption (standby): / 4.8
Power consumption (typical):


Distinctive ring:
Fax delayed sending:
Fax resolution standard mode (black & white):
Fax resolution superfine mode (black & white):
Resolution (black photo grayscale):
Telecom compliance (fax capability):

Input Capacity

Auto document feeder (ADF) input capacity:
Input capacity for envelopes (primary tray):
Maximum input capacity:
Maximum input capacity for 10 x 15 cm photographs:
Maximum input capacity for envelopes:
Maximum input capacity for labels:
Maximum input capacity for transparencies:
Standard input capacity: / 80
Standard input capacity for cards:
Standard input capacity for transparencies:


Ethernet LAN:N
Ethernet LAN connection: No
Mobile printing technologies:Apple AirPrint,HP ePrint
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Operating relative humidity range: / 20 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 40
Operating temperature range (T-T): / 5 - 40
Recommended humidity operating range:
Recommended operating temperature range (T-T):
Storage relative humidity range:
Storage temperature range (T-T):

Other Features

Acoustic power emissions:
Acoustic pressure emissions:
Auto fax reduction supported:
Automatic paper sensor:
Borderless printing:
Camera phone:
Color copy capability:
Color faxing:
Color scanning:
Compatible ink types, supplies:
Compatible operating systems: / Microsoft Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP (SP2) +; Mac OS X v 10.6, OS X Lion, OS X Mountain Lion
Connection to PC:
Custom media sizes:
Dimension note (imperial):
Dimensions (WxDxH):
Dimensions with trays up (W x D x H):
Duplex print options:
Duty cycle letter size (maximum):
Export file formats:
Fax phone features:
Fax phone TAM interface supported:
Fax polling:
Fax resolution (photo):
Fax resolution fine mode (color):
Fax resolution standard mode (color):
Hardware scan resolution:
Maximum dimensions (W x D x H):
Maximum input capacity (photo paper):
Maximum internal memory:
Maximum output capacity (photo paper):
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Maximum output capacity for envelopes:
Maximum output capacity for labels:
Maximum output capacity for transparencies:
Maximum scan area:
Media sizes supported (imperial):
Media types supported:
Media weights by paper path:
Minimum system requirements for Macintosh:
Modem Type:
Network ready:
Networking features:
Number of cartons per pallet:
Number of layers per pallet:
Package dimensions (W x D x H):
Package dimensions (WxDxH):
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Pallet dimensions (W x D x H):
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Photo proofsheets supported:
Plug and Play:
Power Requirements:
Power supply type:
Print head:
Print head nozzles:
Print quality (black, best quality):
Print quality (color, best quality):
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Product dimensions when open (LxWxD):
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Remote retrieval capability:
Scan file formats:
Scan resolution enhanced disclaimer (short):
Standard input capacity for legal:
Standard input trays:
Standard media sizes:
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Standard output capacity for legal:
Standard output capacity for transparancies:
Supported media weight(s):
SureSupply supported:
Transparency adapter:
Video action printing supported:
Wireless option type:

Output Capacity

Maximum output capacity:
Standard output capacity: / 20
Standard output capacity for cards:
Standard output capacity for envelopes:

Paper Handling

Custom media length:8.5 - 14
Custom media width:2.99 - 5
Envelope feeder:
Envelopes sizes:DL
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4, A5, A6
ISO B-series sizes (B0...B9):B5
JIS B-series sizes (B0...B9):B5
Maximum input capacity for cards:
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Maximum paper trays:
Maximum print area:Legal (216 x 356 mm)
Maximum print size:Legal (216 x 356 mm)
Media handling:
Non-ISO print media sizes:Executive, Hagaki card, Legal
Paper handling standard/input:
Paper handling standard/output:
Photo paper sizes:4x6,5x7,8x10,3.5x5
Recommended media weight:
Standard tray media types:Card stock, Envelopes, Labels, Photo paper, Plain paper, Transparencies
Standard tray media weight:75 - 300


All-In-One-multitasking: / No
Copying:Colour copying
Digital sender:N
Duplex functions:Copy, Print, Scan
Maximum duty cycle: / 1000
Number of print cartridges: / 4
Print technology: / Inkjet
Printing:Colour printing
Printing colors: / Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow
Recommended duty cycle:400 - 500
Scanning:Colour scanning

Ports & interfaces

Direct printing: / Yes
Standard interfaces: / USB 2.0, Wireless LAN
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Energy saving mode:Y
Power consumption (average operating):18
Power consumption (off):1.4
Power consumption (standby):4.8


Maximum Resolution:4800 x 1200
Print speed (black, draft quality, A4/US Letter): / 22
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter): / 12
Print speed (color photo, best quality):
Print speed (color photo, normal quality):
Print speed (color, draft quality, A4/US Letter):22
Print speed (color, draft quality, letter):
Print speed (color, normal quality, A4/US Letter): / 8.5
Print speed (colour photo, normal quality on photo paper, 10x15):
Standard printer languages: / PCL 3


Document formats supported:PDF
Gray scale levels:
Image formats supported:BMP, JPG, PNG, TIF
Input color depth:24
Input colour depth: / 24
Maximum scan area: / A4 (210 x 297)
Maximum scan resolution: / 19200 x 19200
Optical scanning resolution: / 1200 x 2400
Scan input modes:
Scan technology:
Scan to:File, Image
Scan type: / Flatbed
Scanner Type:Flatbed
TWAIN version:


Bundled software: / HP Photo Creations
Drivers included:
Mac operating systems supported: Yes
Windows operating systems supported: Yes


Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards: / MS Duo, SD
Internal memory: / 128
Maximum internal memory:128
Maximum memory:128
Memory slots:1

System Requirements

Mac compatibility: Yes
Minimum system requirements:

Weight & Dimensions

Package weight: / 17.1
Weight: / 13.7