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HP Envy 4527

alaTest has collected and analyzed 966 reviews of HP Envy 4527. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, 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 are also appreciated, but there are some less positive opinions about 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 HP Envy 4527 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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The HP Envy 4527 all-in-one printer costs less than £60, which looks like a bargain for a printer with wi-fi and automatic double-sided printing. It won't dominate your desk thanks to its low profile and, unlike some cheap printers, it's no tortoise...

Oct, 2016

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Great printer


"Bought this printer as a replacement for my HP Photosmart that just stopped working. Like the fact it does automatic double sided printing. Easy to set up and great deal with the ink replacement service. The only downside is I haven't been able to get...

Dec, 2018

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Fantastic printer


"I was a bit dubious about buying this printer but I was so wrong to be as it is extremely reliable, easy to setup and excels in any task you give it. Would absolutely recommend this to anyone looking for an affordable printer. Love the touchscreen...

Dec, 2018

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"I bought this as a Christmas present for my Mum. We have an older HP Envy printer which is fab so we decided to buy this one. Ordering was easy, delivery was great, very quick and given a 1 hour delivery slot. Perfect."

Dec, 2018

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Great in appearance...


"Really like the window settings and the way it tells you what it's doing ......easy to set up ....would recommend.. "

Dec, 2018

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"Easy to set up nice looking good quality print and nice and compact.from ordering to delivery ao was very good."

Dec, 2018

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Lovely printer


"Really happy with it easy I set up looks nice happy with AO service too. Will always use them "

Dec, 2018

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Hp envy 4527


"Excellent product...this is 4th one that is owned by various members of my family. Works perfectly in all three things."

Dec, 2018

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Hp printer


"So easy to set up. Great for ink. Join smartink and the ink gets sent to you whenever your cartridges are getting low on ink. We had this with our last hp printer and was really excellent value for money. Would recommend hp products to anyone "

Nov, 2018

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Envy Printer


"Excellent easy set up easy to use excellent printing would recommend to all"

Nov, 2018

Product Specifications


Energy Star certified:Y


Copier resize:25 - 400
Copy speed (normal quality, black, A4):7.5
Copy speed (normal quality, color, A4):4
Maximum copy resolution:600 x 300
Maximum number of copies:30 / 50


Color of product:Black


Built-in display:Y
Color display:N
Display Diagonal:2.2

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100-240
Power consumption (off):0.13
Power consumption (sleep mode):0.55

Input Capacity

Auto document feeder (ADF) input capacity:30
Maximum input capacity:100
Maximum number of paper inputs:1
Maximum number of paper trays:1
Number of standard paper trays:1
Paper input type:Paper tray
Standard input capacity:100 / 1000


Ethernet LAN:N
Ethernet LAN connection: No
Mobile printing technologies:Apple AirPrint,HP ePrint,Mopria Print Service
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11n

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 40
Storage relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Storage temperature (T-T):-30 - 60

Output Capacity

Auto document feeder (ADF) output capacity:10
Maximum output capacity:25
Standard output capacity:25

Paper Handling

Envelopes sizes:B5,C6,DL
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4, A5 / A4,A5,A6
ISO B-series sizes (B0...B9):B5
ISO C-series sizes (C0...C9):C6
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Photo paper sizes:10x15
Standard tray media types:Photo paper, Plain paper


All-In-One-multitasking:N / No
Built-in processor:Y / Yes
Copying:Colour copying
Digital sender:Y
Duplex functions:copy, print / Print
Duplex printing modes:Auto
Management protocols:TCP/IP
Maximum duty cycle:1000
Number of print cartridges:2
Optional features:Digital sender
Optional functions:Digital sender
Print technology:Inkjet / Thermal Inkjet
Printing:Colour printing
Printing colors:Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow
Processor frequency:300 / 360
Recommended duty cycle:100 - 400
Scanning:Colour scanning

Ports & interfaces

Direct printing:Y
Standard interfaces:USB / USB 2.0, Wireless LAN
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100-240
Power consumption (average operating):15
Power consumption (off):0.13
Power consumption (printing):15
Power consumption (ready):3.05
Power consumption (sleep):0.55


DVD/CD printing: Yes
Maximum Resolution:4800 x 1200
Print margins (top, bottom, right, left):0.118
Print speed (black, draft quality, A4/US Letter):20
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):9.5
Print speed (color, draft quality, A4/US Letter):16
Print speed (color, normal quality, A4/US Letter):6.8
Print speed (ISO/IEC 24734) color:6.5
Print speed (ISO/IEC 24734) mono:9.5
Standard printer languages:PCL 3
Time to first page (black, normal):18
Time to first page (color, normal):20


Document formats supported:PDF
Gray scale levels:256
Image formats supported:BMP, JPEG XR, PNG, TIF / BMP,JPG,PNG,TIF / BMP,JPG,PNS,TIF
Input color depth:24
Input colour depth:24
Maximum scan area:8.5 x 11 / 8.5 x 11.7
Maximum scan resolution:1200 x 2400
Optical scanning resolution:1200 x 1200
Output color depth:24
Output colour depth:24
Scan speed (black):8
Scan speed (color):4
Scan technology:CIS
Scan to:E-mail, File
Scan type:Flatbed
Scanner Type:Flatbed
TWAIN version:2.1


Mac operating systems supported:Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite,Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan,Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks / Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite,Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion,Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks / Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks
Windows operating systems supported:Y


Card reader integrated:N
Internal memory:64
Maximum internal memory:64

Weight & Dimensions

Package depth:6.61
Package height:17.5
Package weight:14.2
Package width:19.1