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Brother DCP-J315W

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1626 reviews of Brother DCP-J315W. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Comments about the noise and size are generally positive. The price and performance are also appreciated. The control panel and connectivity get critical comments, and views are divided on the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Brother DCP-J315W is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 330 user reviews of Brother DCP-J315W from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other products in the same category on Opinions about the print quality and noise are overall positive. The performance and price are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the durability. There are mixed views on the connectivity and reliability.

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88% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2019

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Brother DCP-J315W


Brother's DCP-J315W is a low cost all-in-one in a very busy market.

Easy load cartridges, Good software bundle, Print from smartphones

Slow page and photo prints, No front-panel USB, Uninspiring text print

Jun, 2012

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Brother DCP-J315W


While in the past some Brother units have been extremely slow at photo printing this has now improved. This is an extremely thin All In One unit, meaning it not only prints but also scans and copies the later without need of a PC.

At the price below it is a good buy for those who want to scan a little copy a little and print a little but not for photo printing

Jun, 2011

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Better printer


I've had worse printers. I got this because i can get cheap ink refills online, which is a big game changer for as i dont want to pay expensive refills or having to take it to a refill the same cartridge thingy.. The networking on this printer is a hit...

Dec, 2015

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Won't align properley!


Previously i didn't have a problem with this printer and I've owned it over a year now. I had a few issues with the printer cartridges not reading properly or always needing to clean it before using. But for the last month I have not been able to use...

Sep, 2015

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Not reliable at all


all installed addition, I think it consumes too much ink... the 300pages printed by the black ink, and 260 for colored inks is not true at all, it doesn't even print half these numbers !!! Extremely bad printer...don't recommend it at...

May, 2015

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Faded colour


I bought a Brother DCP J125 which is printing faded colour. It never prints bright colour. Even the UK flag flag is grey and orange.... not royal blue and red. Disappointing...

May, 2015

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Brother's Brother!


The spec of the printerGeneral Inkjet Technology 32MB Memory 1.9" STN Colour LCD DisplayFunction Print, Copy, Scan, Wireless Networking, Direct Photo Print Interface USB 2.0 Full Speed, Media Cards, Wireless LAN Print Print Speed: Up to 35 (Monochrome)...

Print from smartphone, Good Bundle Software (CC3)

USB is hidden inside the cover, slow printing speed

Jan, 2015

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value for money


Very convenient, print/scan wirelessly from anywhere.. from mobiles, tablet or pc. Cheap compatible ink from ebay. Although it's slower than my laser and print quality is not for photo purposes, but for this low operational cost, I don't mind. Paper...

wireless print/scan from phones/tablet/pc, cheap ink from ebay, easy setup, paper tray

photo print wash out, slow printing

Aug, 2014

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Software Needs Rewriting


heir money in the ink whether you only scan, only print black and white makes no difference to the daily messages of low ink. You can temporarily continue printing black and white with a colour empty until one day it will not print until you change...

It scans well. It prints ok.

Has software that runs inks down whether you are using them or not.

Jul, 2014

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Software Needs Rewriting


Prior to buying a Brother DCP J315W Wireless printer I had a Canon Pixma ip 1000 Printer which was fantastic. For 12 months I have had my computer set to greyscale for printing so that it only allows the printer to print black and white. This has made...

It scans well. It prints ok.

Has software that runs inks down whether you are using them or not.

Jul, 2014

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