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Photosmart B109a

alaTest has collected and analyzed 77 reviews of Photosmart B109a. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Reviews about the multifunction and design are overall positive. The usability and price are also appreciated. There are some mixed comments about the reliability.

performance, price, usability, design, multifunction

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Photosmart B109a is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of Photosmart B109a from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Printers on There are some mixed reviews about the price, whereas there are some less positive opinions about the usability.


91% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: 4 HP364 Original Printer Ink Cartridges - For use with HP Deskjet D5400 D5445 D5460 Photosmart 5510 e-All-in-One 6510 e All in One 7510 B109 B109A B104 HP364 Original Printer Ink Cartridges - For use with HP Deskjet D5400 D5445 D5460 Photosmart 5510 e-All-in-One 6510 e All in One 7510 B109 B109A B10

Oct, 2017

Expert review by: Simon Williams (

HP Photosmart Wireless All-in-One B109


We take a look at HP's new sub-£100 all-in-one printer.

The four separate ink cartridges, with designs very similar to those used in Canon PIXMA machines, snap into the semi-permanent head and after you've printed an alignment page and re-scanned it, you're ready to go.

Feb, 2011

Expert review by: Elias Plastiras, <a title="" (

HP Photosmart B109a review


It has four ink cartridges (cyan, magenta, yellow, black) and a built-in scanner, so you can use the HP Photosmart B109a for copying documents in addition to printing them out. However, you shouldn't expect a highly refined machine for your money: it...

Overall, you get what you pay for with the HP Photosmart B109a, and that is a basic multifunction machine with an ability to print very good text documents and web pages, but which is a mediocre photo printer. It's worth considering if you're after...

Apr, 2010

Consumer review by: GraemeJohnstone (

Bastorial Install


Likes unfettered internet access during install which includes much scum ware. Even a major retailer sold me incorrect ink. Chip cartridges are for the benefit of HP only. This item was sold at a dumping price of less than half normal retail and I...

Photo prints well, convenient copy print and SD print.

Extremely unstable wireless connection even with locked IP. Forgets settings and likes the occasional restart to drink ink.

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: katerig (

Great home printer.


Switched to HP from another brand and am extremely happy with its functionality. It is also a very efficient and nice looking machine.

Great for photos and has a separate tray for photo paper. Very user friendly. Touch screen.

Only comes in piano black which shows dust.

Aug, 2011

Consumer review by: Gillian23 (

WIFI didn't work


I bouight this printer 8 months ago because we needed wireless with 3 laptops in the house - hopeless!! Keeps dropping of network, is never ready, ink doesnt last as long stated. I complained and received a placement one and it is just the same. Have...

Expensive, wifi did not work, cartridges expensive, poor customer support

Aug, 2011

Product Specifications

Energy Management

Power consumption (average operating):27

Paper Handling

Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4


Digital sender: No
Faxing: No