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Samsung ML-1610

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5044 reviews of Samsung ML-1610. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other Printers for all reviews. People really like the usability and design. The price and size also get good opinions, but many are less positive about the connectivity and noise.

performance, size, price, design, usability

noise, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Samsung ML-1610 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: ( review summary for Samsung ML-1610


alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of Samsung ML-1610 from The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Printers on Reviewers are impressed by the durability and reliability. The performance and price also get good feedback, but some have doubts about the size.

usability, price, performance, reliability, durability


75% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Samsung-1610-Mono Laser Printer

Mar, 2015

Consumer review by: ( review summary for Samsung ML-1610


alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Samsung ML-1610 from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other Printers on Reviewers are impressed by the usability and price.

price, usability

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Samsung ML-1610 - Printer - B/W - laser - Legal, A4 - 600 dpi x 600 dpi - up to 16 ppm - capacity: 150 sheets - USB

Mar, 2015

Consumer review by: lrleon (

Very good printer performance for the price


I have had this for almost 2 years now so this is a late opinion. I payed $95 for it here in Lima, Peru. This is a very good to excellent printer for the price you pay. I like that it has drivers for Linux and I am pleased to know that Samsung is...

Cheap. Reliable. Toner Save option. Good Linux support

Paper jams if there are only few left on the input tray

Jul, 2007

Consumer review by: pyeoh (

This laser printer gives excellent printouts at a very affordable price.


I bought the Samsung ML-1610 for RM299 here in Malaysia. I have not regretted buying it. For the price of an inkjet, you can now get clear and sharp mono printouts. Moreover, the cost per page is much cheaper than printing with an inkjet. If you print...

Quiet, fast and doesn't take up a lot of space

I haven't had to complain about anything yet

Apr, 2006

Consumer review by: vxsniffer (

laser equivalent for budget inkjet printers has come!


I've bought this ML-1610 in Poland for nearly $125. I have never seen such cheap laser printer before - the closest HP made competitor LJ1020 is available at $170. I was affraid of shortcomings which may be "included" at this price level, but except...

price, speed, print quality (text)

poor built quality (paper tray), a little noisy

Sep, 2005

Consumer review by: Steven (

It\'s factory and good quality


well built,works fine with my printer.but a little pricy.

Clean Replacement","Easy To Install","Sharp Tones & Colors

Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: TheAdvocate (

Samsung ML-1610 Mono Laser Printer


I think like most people, I really have no use for colored printers. I mostly print Word documents and it is not even that often that I make use of the printer in the house. The colored ink in the printer would usually just clump up

Jan, 2009

Consumer review by: towel401 (

Not a bad printer at all


cheap, very good quality, reliable

no MAC support, no paralel, cartridge expensive

May, 2006

Consumer review by: whizkidotw (

Samsung ML 1610, Get it before its gone !


Crispy 600 dpi quality prints at blazing speeds / small footprint.

Available in USB interface, other connectivity would have increased the utility factor.

Jan, 2006

Consumer review by: mikebc1 (

Fast and reliable no frills printer


Excellent results, quiet, fast.

Large footprint, hidden power button, no USB cord included.

Jun, 2001

Product Specifications

The SAMSUNG ML-1610D2 print cartridge is specially designed to assure optimal print quality with sharp, dark output from first print to last. The easy-to-install cartridge and advanced toner save function key with the printer for cost-effective, reliable operation and sharp, professional results every time.


Consumable Type:Toner cartridge

Dimensions & Weight


Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes


Consumable Subcategory:Cartridges
Printer Consumable Class:Consumables and kits


Country Kits:Canada
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Samsung/Samsung ML


Category of Accessory:Printing consumables
Microsoft Certification:Certified for Windows Vista
Vista Certification:Certified for Windows Vista


Type: None


Type: None


Connectivity Technology:Wired
Language Simulation:SPL (Samsung Printer Language)
Max H-Resolution B/W:600dpi
Max Media Size (Standard):A4 (8.25 in x 11.7 in) / Legal (8.5 in x 14 in)/Legal (8.5 in x 14 in)
Max Printing Speed (ppm):16ppm/17ppm
Max V-Resolution B/W:600dpi
Media Type:Cards / Envelopes / Labels / Plain paper / Transparencies/Envelopes / Labels / Postal card paper / Transparencies
Monthly Duty Cycle Range (Printer Class):1,000 - 9,999 pages
Output Type:Monochrome
Total Media Capacity:150sheets
Type:Personal printer


Installed Size:2MB
Max Supported Size:2MB


Type: None

System Requirements

OS Required:Caldera OpenLinux 2.3 / Caldera OpenLinux 2.4 / Debian Linux 2.2 / Linux Mandrake 7.1 / Linux Mandrake 8.0 / Microsoft Windows 98/ME/2000/XP / Red Hat Linux 6.2 / Red Hat Linux 7.0 / Red Hat Linux 7.1 or later / Slackware Linux 7.0 / Slackware Linux 7.1 / SuSE Linux 6.4 / SuSE Linux 7.0 / SuSE Linux 7.1 or later / TurboLinux 6.0