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HP Photosmart 6520

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2766 reviews of HP Photosmart 6520. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People really like the multifunction and design. The price and performance also get good feedback. Many are critical about the paper handling and reliability, and opinions about the connectivity and durability are different.

usability, performance, price, design, multifunction

reliability, paper handling

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the HP Photosmart 6520 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for HP Photosmart 6520

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 327 user reviews of HP Photosmart 6520 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, 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 print quality and noise. The price and performance are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed reviews about the durability, while some have doubts about the ink consumption and paper handling.

usability, performance, price, noise, print quality

reliability, paper handling, ink consumption

81% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Nov, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for HP Photosmart 6520

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 712 user reviews of HP Photosmart 6520 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the multifunction and design. The performance and price also get good feedback. Many are negative about the paper handling and durability.

usability, price, performance, design, multifunction

reliability, noise, size, durability, paper handling

68% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Nov, 2019

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

HP Photosmart 6520 e-All-in-One

 

The HP Photosmart 6520 e-All-in-One is a basic home and home office printer with some sophisticated extras.

Touch-screen control panel. Wi-Fi. Prints through the cloud. Duplex (two sided) printing.

No Ethernet. Web-based features available only though a Wi-Fi connection to a network connected to the internet.

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Sep, 2012

Expert review by : Melissa Riofrio (pcworld.com)

HP Photosmart 6520 e-All-in-One Printer Review: Midpriced MFP for Home or Student Use

 

The HP Photosmart 6520 e-All-in-One Printer is a midpriced ($150 as of 08/13/2012) consumer-level color inkjet multifunction printer with a good set of features for light-volume home or student use. If you're trying to decide between this model and its...

Good output quality ; Automatic duplexing

Picture-heavy, detail-light onscreen documentation ; No automatic document feeder

For a light-volume home or student user, this multifunction offers decent speed and features, and average-priced inks.

Aug, 2012

Expert review by : Melissa Riofrio (techadvisor.co.uk)

HP Photosmart 6520 e-All-in-One review

 

Above the HP Photosmart 6520 e-All-in-One sits the scanner, which has basic specs: a letter/A4-size platen, a lid that doesn't telescope to accommodate thicker materials, and no automatic document feeder for scanning multipage documents. (In this price...

Offering better-than-basic features and speed, the Photosmart 6520 e-All-in-One would be a reasonable choice for a home or student user who prints no more than a few dozen pages per week. For the same price, you can get more paper handling and a few...

Aug, 2012

Expert review by : Melissa Riofrio (pcworld.in)

HP Photosmart 6520 e-All-in-One Printer: Midpriced MFP for Home or Student Use

 

The HP Photosmart 6520 e-All-in-One Printer is a midpriced ($150 as of 08/13/2012) consumer-level color inkjet multifunction printer with a good set of features for light-volume home or student use. If you're trying to decide between this model and its...

Aug, 2012

Expert review by (getfrank.co.nz)

HP Photosmart 6520 e-All-in-One Review

 

Reviewed by Matthew LovemoreThese days, you can pick up household multifunction printers from $25 to $500+. The variety is so diverse that it can be almost impossible to distinguish the printers from each other, other then the brand. So how do you...

Dec, 2012

Expert review by : Melissa Riofrio (techworld.com)

HP Photosmart 6520 e-All-in-One Printer review

 

The HP Photosmart 6520 e-All-in-One Printer is a midpriced ($150 as of 08/13/2012) consumer-level color inkjet multifunction printer with a good set of features for light-volume home or student use. If you're trying to decide between this model and its...

Offering better-than-basic features and speed, the Photosmart 6520 e-All-in-One would be a reasonable choice for a home or student user who prints no more than a few dozen pages per week. For the same price, you can get more paper handling and a few...

Aug, 2012

Consumer review (newegg.com)

HP never again!

 

I'm sick and tired of the runaround from HP. After buying HP exclusively I'll never buy another HP product again. When I hit control-P, I expect my printer to work, without fail, without question. When I contact a company's servivce department I expect...

When it worked, it wortked fine

After one year of faultless operation ity began to screw up. First Windows-7 thought every print job was a fax, this took a complete re-install of software to resolve. Then a month later it stopped printin ; It was working, would print test sheets etc....

Oct, 2015

Consumer review (newegg.com)

HP never again!

 

I'm sick and tired of the runaround from HP. After buying HP exclusively I'll never buy another HP product again. When I hit control-P, I expect my printer to work, without fail, without question. When I contact a company's servivce department I expect...

When it worked, it wortked fine.

After one year of faultless operation ity began to screw up. First Windows-7 thought every print job was a fax, this took a complete re-install of software to resolve. Then a month later it stopped printin! It was working, would print test sheets etc....

Oct, 2015

Consumer review (tigerdirect.com)

Great printer!

 

I purchased this as a gift for my parents. They love how easy it is to use and the quality of the prints. I also like it because you can buy the ink cartridges separately by color instead of having to replace all of the ink when just one color is...

Aug, 2014

Consumer review (tigerdirect.com)

direct wireless printing

 

The direct wireless printing is terrible to set up as the instructions are not enough help. You will have to call HP for assistance. But go ahead, they are very good and nice to work with. Called me back the next day to see if printer was working the...

Jun, 2013

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