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HP Photosmart 8450

alaTest has collected and analyzed 45 reviews of HP Photosmart 8450. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Opinions about the connectivity and noise are generally positive. The design and usability are also appreciated, but there are some negative reviews about the size and durability.

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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 Photosmart 8450 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for HP Photosmart 8450

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 user reviews of HP Photosmart 8450 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. Opinions about the print quality and noise are generally positive. The usability and design are also appreciated, whereas the price and reliability get critical views.

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40% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2019

Expert review by : James Galbraith (pcworld.com)

Hewlett-Packard HP Photosmart 8450

 

2.5-inch color LCD ; Ethernet connectivity ; Excellent text prints ; Camera memory card slots

Back of photo paper has an unpleasant texture

Feb, 2005

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

HP Photosmart 8450 Photo Printer

 

The HP Photosmart 8450 prints with eight colors and fixes problems in photos without a computer.

Excellent photo output. LCD for previewing photos. Kiosk-style direct-print features include cropping, sharpening, and more. Ethernet connection.

Graphics show banding in default mode. Plain-paper pages with nearly full coverage tend to curl.

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Oct, 2004

Expert review by (steves-digicams.com)

HP Photosmart 8450

 

The $299 HP Photosmart 8450 Photo Printer is designed for photo enthusiasts who want a professional-grade printer for producing high quality, long lasting digital photo prints. The Photosmart 8450 features eight-color ink with up to 4800-optimized dots...

The Photosmart 8450 is network-ready out of the box and can be connected directly to any Ethernet LAN switch, hub or router and shared with other users. With the optional HP bt300 Bluetooth Printing Adapter you can print wirelessly from...

May, 2004

Expert review by : Administrator (techreviewsource.com)

HP Photosmart 8450

 

(yes the model numbers seem wrong, but they are right). They both have a 4800x1200 dpi resolution, the Vivera inks which are very long lasting, and is still very fast at printing due to a new print engine. HP no longer uses the old tricolor (red,...

May, 2006

Expert review by : James Galbraith (macworld.com)

HP Photosmart 8450

 

The HP Photosmart 8450 is a great choice for those looking for a feature-packed photo printer to share over a network.

Ethernet connectivity ; camera memory card slots ; 2.5-inch color LCD ; excellent text prints

Back of photo paper has an unpleasant texture

The 8450 can print directly from just about any type of camera memory card and also from DirectPrint enabled cameras. To help, the printer has a 2.5-inch, color LCD to display a thumbnail image of your pictures. Choose the photo, the size, quality and...

Feb, 2005

Expert review by : Paul Jasper (goodgearguide.com.au)

Hewlett-Packard Photosmart 8450

 

Fast printing in both black and colour

Its colour printing is more expensive than competitors

If blistering print speed is crucial--particularly if you're looking to make regular use of the lower quality settings--you'll find this a stunning printer.

Apr, 2005

Expert review by : Paul Jasper (goodgearguide.com.au)

HP Photosmart 8450

 

The HP Photosmart 8450 has room for three ink cartridges, using up to eight inks at once to great effect; both its snapshots and photos printed on let...

Fast printing in both black and colour

Its colour printing is more expensive than competitors

If blistering print speed is crucial--particularly if you're looking to make regular use of the lower quality settings--you'll find this a stunning printer.

Apr, 2005

Expert review by (trustedreviews.com)

Photosmart 8450 Printer

 
Jan, 2005

Recommended!

Expert review by : Simon Williams (trustedreviews.com)

HP Photosmart 8450

 

HP's Photosmart 8450 impresses Simon Williams for its range of features and the superb quality output from its eight colour ink system.

Aside from having to replace ink cartridges more often than you might have expected, there’s very little to fault with this printer. It's easy to use, versatile, and produces results which really are out of the ordinary.

Jan, 2005

Expert review by : Calvin Siew (cnet.com.au)

HP Photosmart 8450

 

The Photosmart 8450 is HP's most feature-packed eight-ink photo inkjet that churns out great black-and-white photos.

8-ink printing ; Automatic calibration ; Quiet operation ; 2.5-inch LCD screen ; LAN connection ; Bluetooth option ; 7-in-1 memory card reader

Large physical size ; Flimsy output tray ; Plastic construction ; Dodgy colour calibration function

Feb, 2005
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