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Samsung Xpress SL-C480

alaTest has collected and analyzed 307 reviews of Samsung Xpress SL-C480. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and price. The size and performance are also appreciated. Many are less positive about the noise.

usability, performance, size, price, reliability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Samsung Xpress SL-C480 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Samsung Xpress SL-C480


alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Samsung Xpress SL-C480 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 Reviewers really like the usability. The size is also appreciated.

multifunction, size, usability

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung Xpress C480W - multifunction printer ( colour )Samsung Xpress C480W - multifunction printer ( colour )

Dec, 2018

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" I work from home and as such do a lot of printing... The C480W is more than adequate. I get through on average one of each colour toner per month and find the printer easy to use producing good results. "

Jul, 2016

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Very expensive to use


" Six months of use from new, producing 220 pages of colour printing and the yellow is almost empty - specification was for about 700 sheets for the new installation supplied toner cartridge (1200 for the replacement cartridges.) "

Jun, 2016

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Buggy drivers


I disappointed when I noticed that C480W's OS X 10.11 El Capitan drivers are very buggy. When I tried scan picture via usb I have lots of notifications "An error occurred while communicating with the scanner".And Samdung Easy Printer Manager just don't...

Dec, 2015

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Nice printer, simple to set up , well priced good, quality print.


The printer is well priced for a colour laser printer. The footprint compact has a manual scan bed. Nothing to complicated but the options are good. For a small office/ home office it is more than adequate.The consumables are not badly priced and...

Sep, 2015

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Overall OK


However I installed the drivers on 3 PCs using wireless mode, and both PCs I had to manually change the port in "Printer properites" from "file" to "TCP/IP"... Of course the printer was added in Printer Manager on IP, was ping-able etc......

Sep, 2015

Product Specifications


Copier resize:25 - 400
Copy speed (normal quality, black, A4):18
Copy speed (normal quality, color, A4):4
Maximum number of copies:999
Time to first copy (black, normal):14
Time to first copy (color, normal):36


Color of product:Black, White


Built-in display:Y
Display number of lines:2

Energy Management

Average power consumption while printing:290
Power consumption (PowerSave):1.2
Power consumption (standby):60

Input Capacity

Paper input type:Cassette
Standard input capacity:150


Ethernet LAN:N
Ethernet LAN connection: No
Mobile printing technologies:Samsung Mobile Print
Wi-Fi: No

Output Capacity

Standard output capacity:50

Paper Handling

Custom media length:6 - 14
Custom media width:2.99 - 8.5
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Standard tray media types:Bond paper, Card stock, Glossy paper, Labels, Plain paper, Pre-Printed, Recycled paper, Thick paper, Thin paper
Standard tray media weight:60 - 220


Built-in processor: Yes
Copying:Colour copying
Duplex functions: No
Duplex printing modes:Manual
Economical printing: Yes
Maximum duty cycle:20000
Print technology:Laser
Printing:Colour printing
Printing colors:Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow
Processor frequency:800
Scanning:Colour scanning

Ports & interfaces

Standard interfaces:USB 2.0


Power consumption (PowerSave):1.2
Power consumption (printing):290
Power consumption (ready):60


Maximum Resolution:2400 x 600
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):18
Print speed (color, normal quality, A4/US Letter):4
Standard printer languages:PCL 5c, PCL 6C, PostScript 3, SPL-C
Time to first page (black, normal):14
Time to first page (color, normal):26


Maximum scan resolution:4800 x 4800
Optical scanning resolution:1200 x 1200
Scan drivers:TWAIN, WIA
Scan technology:CIS
Scan to:USB


Linux operating systems supported: Yes
Mac operating systems supported: Yes
Other operating systems supported:Android, iOS
Server operating systems supported:Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows operating systems supported: Yes

Sound Emission

Copying noise level:52
Print noise level:48
Printing noise level:48


Internal memory:128

Weight & Dimensions