Best HP Printers of 2019

Sometimes we have preferences for a brand. Whether it’s that we’ve owned previous products from the company before and felt that they performed well, or have received several recommendations from friends and family about a particular brand, there are many reasons why a preference may arise. 

One company that produces many different types of printers is HP. If you have a preference for this brand, then you may be finding yourself searching for the best HP printer for your needs. Finding the right printer for you will differ depending on what you require the printer for. For example, if you’re looking at options for the best HP printer for home use, the results may differ from those if you were searching for the best hp printer for printing photographs. 

In this article, we take a look at a range of HP printer reviews and user ratings in our quest to find what we believe to be some of the best HP printers.  

Best Wireless

 

HP LaserJet Pro M15w

 


The HP LaserJet Pro M15w has received high praise from many sites, landing itself on many top printer lists across the web. It received a 4.5-star review from Tech Radar, and a 4-star review from PC Mag, where it was named Editor’s Choice. It currently has 3.9-star on Amazon, with 365 customer reviews. 

This printer is a monochrome laser printer, capable of printing A4, black and white pages at speeds of up to 18 ppm. The HP LaserJet Pro M15w lets users print and scan from their smartphones and tablets, and supports Apple AirPrint and Google Cloud Print 2.0. It can also copy, has a print resolution of up to 600 x 600 dpi and weighs 3.8kg. This printer is designed for a work team of up to three people, with a print volume of up to 1000 pages each month.  It is important to note that the M15w doesn’t have an LCD display screen. 

Specifications
Warranty: 1 Year Limited Warranty
Printing Technology: LaserJet
Max Monochrome Printing Speed: Up to 18 ppm (A4 pages)
Max Colour Printing Speed: N/A
Print Resolution (DPI x DPI): Up to 600 x 600
Max paper size: A4

 

Best All-In-One

 

HP OfficeJet Pro 8720


The HP OfficeJet Pro 8720 was named the Best All-in-One photo printer by Lifewire. In a separate review by Lifewire, this machine was given a 4.7-star review. It currently has a 3.5-star rating on Amazon, with 944 customer reviews. It was also named the Best Multifunction printer of 2019 by IGN. 

This printer is able to print both monochrome and coloured pages at speeds of up to 37 ppm. It has a print resolution up to 4800 x 1200 dpi and uses HP Thermal Inkjet technology. The HP OfficeJet Pro 8720 has a 4.3 inch CGD touchscreen and weighs 15.01 kg. It can print photographs as well as documents and is compatible with HP ePrint, Apple AirPrint and Google Cloud Print. It has a recommended monthly page volume of between 2500 and 2000 and is capable of duplex printing. 

Specifications
Warranty: 1 Year Limited Warranty
Printing Technology: Inkjet
Max Monochrome Printing Speed: Up to 37 ppm
Max Colour Printing Speed: Up to 37 ppm
Print Resolution (DPI x DPI): Up to 4800 x 1200
Max paper size: A4

 

Best Budget

HP Deskjet 3720 All-In-One

Coming in at less than $60 AUD, the HP Deskjet 3720 is an all-in-one made for those on a budget. It received a 3-star rating from Tech Advisor. 

The HP Deskjet 3720 is an all-in-one printer, capable of printing, copying and scanning. It has built-in WiFi and can be used to print wirelessly. This machine can print monochrome pages at speeds of up to 8 ppm, and colour at speeds of up to 5.5 ppm. It is compatible with HP ePrint and Apple AirPrint and weighs just 2.33 kg. The HP Deskjet 3720 can produce prints up to 4800 x 1200 dpi. According to Tech Advisor, this printer is best suited for those who have “very light printing needs”.

 

Specifications:


Warranty: 1 Year Limited Warranty
Printing Technology: HP Thermal InkJet
Max Monochrome Printing Speed: Up to 8 ppm
Max Colour Printing Speed: Up to 5.5 ppm
Print Resolution (DPI x DPI): Up to 4800 x 1200
Max paper size: A4

 

Best for Photos


HP Envy Photo 7855



This photo printer currently has a 3.8-star rating on Amazon with 334 customer reviews. Tom’s Guide gave it a 4-star review, and PC Mag gave it 3.5-stars. It currently has a 4.6-star rating at Best Buy, with 2,932 customer reviews. 

 

The HP Envy Photo 7855 is an all-in-one, capable of printing, faxing, scanning, copying, and (of course) printing photographs. It is compatible with HP ePrint and Apple AirPrint and can print monochrome pages at speeds of up to 15 ppm, and colour pages at speeds up to 10 ppm. The 7855 can print at resolutions up to 4800 x 1200 dpi. This machine weighs 7.6 kg and has a 2.7-inch colour touchscreen. 

Specifications
Warranty: 1 Year Limited Warranty
Printing Technology: HP Thermal InkJet
Max Monochrome Printing Speed: Up to 15 ppm
Max Colour Printing Speed: Up to 10 ppm
Print Resolution (DPI x DPI): Up to 4800 x 1200
Max paper size: A4

 

Best for Home Business

 

HP OfficeJet Pro 9025

 

 

This HP printer received a 4-star rating from PC Mag, a 3.5-star rating from Tom’s Guide, and a 4-star rating from Tech Radar, who called it “an excellent, all-rounder printer with an exhaustive list of features”. 

This all-in-one printer can print, copy, scan and fax, and is compatible with Apple AirPrint, HP Smart, and Google Cloud Print. The HP OfficeJet Pro 9025 can print monochrome pages at speeds of up to 24 ppm, and colour pages at speeds of up to 20 ppm. It can print at resolutions up to 4800 x 1200 dpi and weighs 12.02 kg. It has the option of automatic duplex printing and a 2.7-inch touchscreen display. 

Specifications
Warranty: 1 Year Limited Warranty
Printing Technology: HP Thermal InkJet
Max Monochrome Printing Speed: Up to 24 ppm
Max Colour Printing Speed: Up to 20 ppm
Print Resolution (DPI x DPI): Up to 4800 x 1200
Max paper size: A4