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HP Envy 5640

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2198 reviews of HP Envy 5640. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Opinions about the noise and print quality are generally positive. The performance and price also get good reviews, whereas many are negative about the connectivity.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the HP Envy 5640 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for HP Envy 5640

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 70 user reviews of HP Envy 5640 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the durability and noise. The performance and price also get good feedback, but there are some negative reviews about the connectivity and design.

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

This summary is based on the products: HP ENVY 5640 e-All-in-One PrinterHP ENVY 5640 e-All-in-One Printer

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : M. David Stone (pcmag.com)

HP Envy 5640 e-All-in-One

 

Meant primarily for home use, the HP Envy 5640 e-All-in-One inkjet multifunction printer can scan, copy, print through the cloud, and print directly from phones and tablets.

Automatic duplexer (for two-sided printing). Integrates Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Direct. Supports cloud printing.

No Ethernet connectivity. No Fax capability.

If you're looking for an inkjet MFP for home office or for home and home office use, the Brother MFC-J470DW is likely to be your best choice, thanks to its fast speed, fax capability, and ADF. Similarly, if your key concern is photo output quality, be...

Feb, 2015

Expert review by : Robin Morris (techadvisor.co.uk)

HP Envy 5640 e-All-in-One review

 

HP's Photosmart range of printers were a revelation when they first arrived at the beginning of this decade. Taking all the features any self-respecting digital enthusiast could hanker after, and wrapping them up in an elegant package topped off with a...

The 5640 looks brilliant, and has some very nice features. Its performance, though, doesn't quite match up to the exterior. Compared to the cheaper Canons, its output isn't quite as glorious, and its running costs marginally higher. It's a beautifully...

Feb, 2015

Expert review by : Simon Handby (expertreviews.co.uk)

HP Envy 5640

 

It looks great, but HP's expensive Envy 5640 MFP disappoints on several fronts

Jan, 2015

Expert review by (which.co.uk)

HP Envy 5640 review

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If you want a family printer for a range of purposes, the HP Envy 5640 packs in loads of features and costs just under £100. It prints black text pages well, but how does it measure up when it comes to colour prints? Our HP Envy 5640 review reveals the...

Dec, 2014

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Good printer

 

Easy to set up, the wifi makes printing easier than my last printer, haven't tried the email printing yet, probably never will.

Nov, 2017

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Colour sharp and clear

 

A bargain price for a quality product

Nov, 2017

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Not bulky and prints quietly wider than thought

 

easy to set up, printer is not noisy, wider than thought

Nov, 2017

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Printer

 

Very good quick and easy

Nov, 2017

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Very good printer. Easy to use.

 

Very good printer easy to use.

Nov, 2017

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

GREAT PRINTER BUT NIGHTMARE SET UP

 

LUCKY FOR ME WE PURCHASED THIS PRINTER FOR A BUSINESS OFFICE AND HAVE AN INDEPENDANT IT SUPPORT COMPANY WHO RESOLVED THE INITIAL SET UP ISSUE OF BEING UNABLE TO PRINT DOCUMENTS IN COLOUR AS I AM STILL 3 WEEKS ON WAITING FOR MY CALL BACK FROM HP, NOT...

Nov, 2017

Product Specifications

Certificates

Energy Star certified: Yes

Copying

Copier resize:50 - 200
Copy speed (colour, draft quality, A4):19
Copy speed (concept, black, A4):21
Copy speed (normal quality, black, A4):10
Copy speed (normal quality, color, A4):5
Maximum copy resolution:600 x 600
Maximum copy speed (color, A4):19
Maximum number of copies:20

Design

Color of product:Black

Display

Built-in display:Y
Display:CGD
Display Diagonal:2.65
Touch screen: Yes
Touchscreen:Y

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Input frequency:50/60
Input Voltage:100 - 240
Power consumption (off):0.2
Power consumption (standby):3.6
Power consumption (typical):13.95

Input Capacity

Maximum number of paper inputs:2
Maximum number of paper trays:2
Number of standard paper trays:2
Standard input capacity:125

Networking

Ethernet LAN:N
Ethernet LAN connection: No
Mobile printing technologies:HP ePrint
Supported network protocols (IPv4):TCP/IP
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Other Features

Borderless printing:
Color copy capability:
Color faxing:
Color scanning:
Network ready:
Plug and Play:
Scan file formats:

Output Capacity

Standard output capacity:25

Paper Handling

Envelopes sizes:B5, C6, DL
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4, A5, A6
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Maximum print area:
Standard tray media types:Card stock, Envelopes, Iron-On Transfers, Labels, Photo paper, Plain paper, Transparencies

Performance

All-In-One-multitasking: Yes
Color of product:Black
Copying:Colour copying
Digital sender:Y
Duplex functions:Print
Faxing:N
Maximum duty cycle:1000
Number of print cartridges:2
Print technology:Inkjet
Printing:Colour printing
Printing colors:Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow
Processor frequency:525
Recommended duty cycle:300 - 400
Scanning:Colour scanning

Ports & interfaces

Bluetooth:N
PictBridge: No
Standard interfaces:USB 2.0, Wireless LAN
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Power

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Power consumption (average operating):13.95
Power consumption (off):0.2
Power consumption (standby):3.6

Printing

Maximum Resolution:4800 x 1200
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):12
Print speed (color, normal quality, A4/US Letter):8
Standard printer languages:PCL 3
Time to first page (black, normal):18
Time to first page (color, normal):22

Scanning

Document formats supported:PDF
Gray scale levels:256
Image formats supported:BMP, GIF, JPG, PNG, TIF
Input color depth:24
Input colour depth:24
Maximum scan area:8.5 x 11.7 / 8.504 x 11.693
Optical scanning resolution:1200 x 1200
Scan technology:CIS
Scan type:Flatbed
Scanner Type:Flatbed
TWAIN version:1.9

Software

Drivers included:
Mac operating systems supported: Yes
Windows operating systems supported: Yes

Sound Emission

Print noise level:64
Printing noise level:64

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:SD
Internal memory:128

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:16.1 / 16.142
Height:6.339 / 6.34
Package depth:8.07
Package height:19.3
Package weight:18.1
Package width:19.6
Weight:15 / 15.036 / 240.6
Width:17.874 / 17.9