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Brother DSMobile DS-820W

Brother DSMobile DS-820W
alaScore 87

65 reviews

Feb, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 65 reviews of Brother DSMobile DS-820W. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Scanners for all reviews. People really like the reliability and price. The design and size are also appreciated.

usability, size, design, price, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Scanners the Brother DSMobile DS-820W is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 54 user reviews of Brother DSMobile DS-820W from The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Scanners on Reviews about the price and design are overall positive. The size and usability also get good feedback.

usability, size, design, price

94% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Brother DS-820W Wireless Document ScannerBrother DS-820W Wireless Document Scanner

Feb, 2016

Expert review by: PC Magazine (

Brother DSmobile 820W


Portable. Scans with or without a computer. Connects by Wi-Fi, letting you see scanned images on your smartphone.

Doesn't do a good job with business cards or expense receipts.

The Brother DSmobile 820W portable scanner can scan directly to a computer, scan without a computer, and connect by Wi-Fi, so you can see scanned documents on your smartphone or tablet.

Mar, 2014

Consumer review by: Vicky (

Hard to operate


Very easy to scan the paper through only took forever to try and bring it up to the screen. Had tried 60 times. Ended up with 60 scanned papers in my computer. Did not like it.

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: wnyer (

Not the best product


I installed the cd that came with my product and when I clicked on the icon it didn't recognize my scanner couldn't find a certain driver (twain). For the price it was fairly reasonable though I'm disappointed it didn't stand up as being dependable as...

Feb, 2015

Consumer review by: bigdat604 (

so far so good


I have only been able to use this scanner three times but it worked fine to make PDF files. It is somewhat of a learning curve to get the documents to come out right and I had to repeat some due to wrong settings. I have it set up with my wireless...

Feb, 2014

Consumer review by: SPD407 (

Great Portable Scanner


I needed a portable scanner to scan thousands of documents and expenditure receipts in preparation for a divorce. It scans all sizes or paper (great for register receipts or long legal documents) quickly. I found two drawbacks to the scanner: the...

Feb, 2014