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HP Color Laserjet Enterprise M 553 X

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 reviews of HP Color Laserjet Enterprise M 553 X. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People really like the connectivity and design. The print quality and price are also mentioned favorably, whereas opinions are divided on the usability.

performance, price, print quality, design, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the HP Color Laserjet Enterprise M 553 X is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of HP Color Laserjet Enterprise M 553 X from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other products in the same category on People really like the performance and noise.

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This summary is based on the products: HP M553x LaserJet Enterprise Color PrinterHP M553x LaserJet Enterprise Color Printer

Feb, 2019

Expert review by : Tony Hoffman (

HP Color LaserJet Enterprise M553x


The HP Color LaserJet Enterprise M553x is fast, with features galore, a high paper capacity, and very good output quality. But some businesses might not want to pay the high price for more features than they need.

Fast. Above-average output quality across the board. Excellent graphics. 1,200-sheet standard paper capacity. Wireless Direct and NFC connectivity. PCL and PostScript drivers.

Pricey. Lacks 802.11 Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.

Conclusion With a wider range of features, better speed, and slightly better print quality than the Editors' Choice HP M551dn, the HP Color LaserJet Enterprise M553x is an excellent printer, but it sells for a substantially higher price. The M551dn,...

May, 2015

Expert review by : Gary Marshall (

HP Color LaserJet Enterprise M553X review


Great performance, prints, and low running costs

Superb print quality ; Fast performance ; Wired and wireless support ; Low running costs

Quite expensive

This is a big printer for companies with big ideas. It's fast, flexible and delivers stunning prints.

May, 2015

IT Pro Recommended

Expert review by : Dave Mitchell (

HP Color LaserJet Enterprise M553x


An innovative colour laser that's big on features and ideally suited to SMBs that need high-volume printing

Great cloud printing functionality; Excellent image quality

Inability to use cheaper alternative cartridges

This classy, feature-rich printer is fast and cheap to run, and won’t be beaten for its extensive print-management tools.

Sep, 2015

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HP M553x Color Laserjet Printer


With additional paper handling capacity the HP M553x fits nicely as a heavy-duty shared printer in a an enterprise

Consumer review (

Color quality of photos prints too dark!


When printing anything with photos ALL pictures are too dark, to the point I need to utilize my old printer and cannot print brochures or presentation materials.

Jan, 2018

Consumer review (

Great Product


This has been an awesome product. The sales process through the HP rep was excellent!

May, 2017

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This is an amazing product. Simple instructions.


I used the literature and CD that came with the product and the printer was up and running in a matter of minutes. The iphone and ipad print to it wirelessly and the office computers print though the network connection. It is fast even when printing...

Oct, 2015

Product Specifications


Energy Star certified: Yes


Built-in display: Yes
Color of product:Grey
Display Diagonal:4.3
Product color:Grey
Touch screen: Yes

Energy Management

Input frequency:50/60
Input Voltage:100-240
Power consumption (off):0.1
Power consumption (standby):3.95
Power consumption (typical):617

Input Capacity

Input capacity (tray 2):2550
Multi-Purpose Tray capacity:100
Standard input capacity:550


Compatible memory cards:
Internal memory:1024
Maximum internal memory:2048
Maximum memory:2048
Memory slots:


Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Mobile printing technologies:Apple AirPrint,HP ePrint
Near Field Communication (NFC): Yes
Network ready: Yes

Output Capacity

Standard output capacity:250

Paper Handling

ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4, A5
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Standard tray media types:Bond paper, Card stock, Envelopes, Heavy paper, Labels, Plain paper, Pre-Printed, Recycled paper, Transparencies


Linux operating systems supported: Yes
Mac operating systems supported: Yes
Processor frequency:1200
Windows operating systems supported: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Direct printing:
Optional connectivity:
Standard interfaces:Ethernet, USB 2.0
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100-240
Input frequency:50/60
Input Voltage:100-240
Power consumption (off):0.1
Power consumption (standby):3.95
Power consumption (typical):617

Print Technology

Color: Yes
Duplex printing: Yes
Maximum duty cycle:80000
Maximum Resolution:1200 x 1200
Number of print cartridges:4
Print technology:Laser
Printing colors:Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow
Recommended duty cycle:2000 - 6000
Standard printer languages:PCL 5c, PCL 6, PDF 1.7, PostScript 3


Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):38
Print speed (color, draft quality, A4/US Letter):38
Time to first page (black, normal):6
Time to first page (color, normal):7


Built-in processor:Y
Processor frequency:1200

System Requirements

Linux operating systems supported:Y
Mac operating systems supported:Y
Windows operating systems supported:Y

Weight & Dimensions

Weight:1178.2 / 73.6