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HP PhotoSmart B8800

HP PhotoSmart B8800
alaScore 81

10 reviews

Oct, 2015

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 reviews of HP PhotoSmart B8800. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Reviewers really like the print quality, whereas some have doubts about the size.

print quality


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the HP PhotoSmart B8800 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

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Expert review by: Techworld (

HP Photosmart Pro B8850 review


The Photosmart Pro B8850 isn't a radical shift from HP's initial entry into the pigment ink printer market. HP wisely chose to whittle the right features from the B9180 to create an affordable, entry-level printer for photographers looking for...

May, 2008

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (

HP PhotoSmart B8800


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Not compatible with adobe software. thinks it is printing from 'letter' format from InDesign CS3 when document set to 'A4' format. Borderless from InDesign impossible to print. Have to print with borders. Maybe does not like Windows Vista. Or maybe...

Sep, 2008

Product Specifications

Produce archival, professional-quality photos up to 13 x 19 using 8 individual high-capacity HP Vivera pigment inks. Breakthrough color consistency makes it easy for serious photographers to take their photo and fine-art printing to the next level.

Dimensions & Weight



Country Kits:Europe
Model:Pro B8850
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP PhotoSmart


Microsoft Certification:Certified for Windows Vista
Vista Certification:Certified for Windows Vista


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Connectivity Technology:Wired
Language Simulation:PCL 3E
Max H-Resolution B/W:4800dpi
Max H-Resolution Color:4800dpi
Max Media Size (Standard):A3 plus (13 in x 16.65 in)
Max Printing Speed (ppm):28ppm
Max Printing Speed Color (ppm):26ppm
Max V-Resolution B/W:1200dpi
Max V-Resolution Color:1200dpi
Media Type:Cards / Coated paper / Fine art paper / Labels / Photo paper / Plain paper
Output Type:Color
Total Media Capacity:200sheets
Type:Photo printer


Installed Size:64MB


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Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

System Requirements

OS Required:Microsoft Windows Vista / Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition / Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition / Microsoft Windows XP Professional