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Samsung Xpress SL-C480

We have collected and analyzed 3 expert reviews and 304 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 68/100 and users rate it 86/100. The average review date is Jan 2, 2017. We have compared these reviews to 939476 reviews from other Printers. The alaScore™ for this product is 90/100 = Excellent. Last update: Dec 17, 2018.

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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 also gets good feedback.

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

Consumer review (

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