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HP LaserJet Pro M12w

alaTest has collected and analyzed 80 reviews of HP LaserJet Pro M12w. 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 design and size. The price and performance also get good feedback. Comments are divided on the noise.

usability, performance, price, size, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the HP LaserJet Pro M12w is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by (which.co.uk)

HP Laserjet Pro M12a review

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The HP Laserjet Pro M12a is a pretty standard, workmanlike laser printer with hardly any frills. You can print in black and white, but that's about it. So can this basic printer match affordability with good, cheap prints? Read our full HP LaserJet Pro...

May, 2017

Expert review by (which.co.uk)

HP Laserjet Pro M12w review

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If you don't mind just printing in black and white, there's a lot to like on paper about the HP LaserJet Pro M12w. This wi-fi printer doesn't cost a lot to buy, yet gives you useful features such as Apple AirPrint and Google Cloud Print. Can it match...

Mar, 2017

Consumer review (currys.co.uk)

HP LaserJet Pro M12w Monochrome Wireless Laser Printer

 

Can't fault this printer at all. Works very well and was a good price.

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Nov, 2017

Consumer review (currys.co.uk)

HP LaserJet Pro M12w Monochrome Wireless Laser Printer

 

It is a well built and reasonably compact printer that I expect to get lots of use out of it.

Nov, 2017

Consumer review (currys.co.uk)

HP LaserJet Pro M12w Monochrome Wireless Laser Printer

 

Handy, economic and user friendly

Nov, 2017

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Very cheap cost for printing

 

Better than an inkjet printer, I used it for my kids school homework purpose. Black and white only for colour print it's not going to work. At price, it's worthy for family use. Just few disadvantages like , to slow ⏳ for printing, no automatic reverse...

Nov, 2017

Consumer review (currys.co.uk)

HP LaserJet Pro M12w Monochrome Wireless Laser Printer

 

compact and wireless

setup details not clear

Oct, 2017

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

A great printer, very economical

 

The product is easy to use. Very economical and great for a small office

Oct, 2017

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Speedy printer

 

Good little printer. Easy to set up prints quickly and clearly. Only thing i'd Say is I struggled to print from iPhone.

Oct, 2017

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Amazing print quality!

 

This is my very first laser printer and I am definitely impressed by the quality. The set up was very easy and the instructions were clear and easy to understand even if you are not very techy kind of person. The noise level is very low in compare to...

Oct, 2017

Product Specifications

Certificates

Blue Angel certified:Y / Yes
Certification:CISPR 22:2008/EN 55022:2010 (Class B); EN 61000-3-2:2006 +A1:2009 +A2:2009; EN 61000-3-3:2008; EN 55024:2010; EPEAT Silver;
Energy Star certified:Y / Yes

Design

Built-in display:N / No
Color of product:Black, White / White
Market positioning:Home & Office
Power LED:Y / Yes
Product color:Black, White

Energy Management

Current rating:6
Energy Star Typical Electricity Consumption (TEC):0.509
Input frequency:50/60
Input Voltage:115-240
Power consumption (off):0.8
Power consumption (standby):1.2
Power consumption (typical):375

Input Capacity

Maximum input capacity:150
Standard input capacity:150

Memory

Card reader integrated:N
Internal memory:8
Maximum internal memory:8
Maximum memory:8

Networking

Ethernet LAN:N
Ethernet LAN connection: No
Mobile printing technologies:Google Cloud Print,HP ePrint,Mopria Print Service
Network ready:Y / Yes
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

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):30 - 70
Operating relative humidity range:30 - 70
Operating temperature (T-T):15 - 32.5
Operating temperature range (T-T):15 - 32.5
Storage relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Storage relative humidity range:10 - 90
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 40
Storage temperature range (T-T):-20 - 40

Other Features

Cartridge(s) included: Yes

Output Capacity

Maximum output capacity:100
Standard output capacity:100

Packaging Content

Cartridge(s) included:Y
Drivers included:Y / Yes
Manual:Y
Power cord included:Y / Yes
Quick start guide:Y / Yes

Paper Handling

Custom media length:8.5 - 14
Custom media width:5.79 - 8.31
Envelopes sizes:B5, C5, DL
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4, A5, A6 / A4,A5,A6
ISO B-series sizes (B0...B9):B5
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Standard tray media types:Card stock, Envelopes, Labels, Photo paper, Plain paper, Rough paper, Transparencies
Standard tray media weight:60 - 163

Performance

Built-in processor:Y / Yes
Mac operating systems supported:Y / Yes
Processor frequency:266
Windows operating systems supported:Windows 10 Education,Windows 10 Enterprise,Windows 10 Enterprise x64,Windows 10 Home,Windows 10 Home x64,Windows 10 Pro,Windows 10 Pro x64,Windows 7 Enterprise,Windows 7 Enterprise x64,Windows 7 Home Basic,Windows 7 Home Basic x64,Windows 7 Home Premium,Windows 7 Home Premium x64,Windows 7 Professional,Windows 7 Professional x64,Windows 7 Starter,Windows 7 Starter x64,Windows 7 Ultimate,Windows 7 Ultimate x64,Windows 8,Windows 8 Enterprise,Windows 8 Enterprise x64,Windows 8 Pro x64,Windows 8 x64,Windows 8.1,Windows 8.1 Enterprise,Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64,Windows 8.1 Pro,Windows 8.1 Pro x64,Windows 8.1 x64,Windows Vista Business,Windows Vista Business x64,Windows Vista Enterprise,Windows Vista Enterprise x64,Windows Vista Home Basic,Windows Vista Home Basic x64,Windows Vista Home Premium,Windows Vista Home Premium x64,Windows Vista Ultimate,Windows Vista Ultimate x64

Ports & interfaces

Direct printing:Y / Yes
PictBridge:N
Standard interfaces:USB 2.0

Power

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:115-240
Current rating:6
Energy Star Typical Electricity Consumption (TEC):0.509
Input frequency:50/60
Input Voltage:115-240
Power consumption (off):0.8
Power consumption (standby):1.2
Power consumption (typical):375

Print Technology

Color:N / No
Duplex printing:No / Y
Maximum duty cycle:5000
Maximum Resolution:600 x 600
Number of print cartridges:1
Print technology:Laser
Printing colors:Black
Recommended duty cycle:100 - 1000

Printing

Duplex printing modes:Manual
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):19
Time to first page (black, normal):8.9

Processor

Built-in processor:Y
Processor frequency:266

Sound Emission

Print noise level:50
Printing noise level:50

System Requirements

Mac operating systems supported:Y
Minimum hard disk space:400
Minimum RAM:1024
Windows operating systems supported:Windows 10 Education,Windows 10 Enterprise,Windows 10 Enterprise x64,Windows 10 Home,Windows 10 Home x64,Windows 10 Pro,Windows 10 Pro x64,Windows 7 Enterprise,Windows 7 Enterprise x64,Windows 7 Home Basic,Windows 7 Home Basic x64,Windows 7 Home Premium,Windows 7 Home Premium x64,Windows 7 Professional,Windows 7 Professional x64,Windows 7 Starter,Windows 7 Starter x64,Windows 7 Ultimate,Windows 7 Ultimate x64,Windows 8,Windows 8 Enterprise,Windows 8 Enterprise x64,Windows 8 Pro x64,Windows 8 x64,Windows 8.1,Windows 8.1 Enterprise,Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64,Windows 8.1 Pro,Windows 8.1 Pro x64,Windows 8.1 x64,Windows Vista Business,Windows Vista Business x64,Windows Vista Enterprise,Windows Vista Enterprise x64,Windows Vista Home Basic,Windows Vista Home Basic x64,Windows Vista Home Premium,Windows Vista Home Premium x64,Windows Vista Ultimate,Windows Vista Ultimate x64

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:9.37
Height:7.72
Package depth:9.84
Package height:11.7
Package weight:14
Package width:15.7
Weight:11.5
Width:13.7