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The HP Smart Tank 7602 is speedy and prints sharp-looking text and graphics, but its basic software is frustrating.
Outfitted with a basic set of features, this small-office all-in-one delivers a low cost per page, speedy performance and high image quality.
The Epson EcoTank Pro ET-5850 is impressively fast, makes very high-quality prints, and keeps ink costs very low.
This office-oriented all-in-one delivers solid performance, but ink costs are above average.
The Brother MFC-L2750DW is a quick small-office all-in-one that delivers a low cost per page, plenty of features and lots of speed.
The Brother INKvestment MFC-J995DW all-in-one inkjet printer is a solid choice for most tasks, and delivers very low ink costs, though photo printing is inconvenient.
The best portable printers let you print anywhere with compact designs, handy batteries and even scanning and copying capabilities.
This refillable color printer kicks out high-quality prints at low cost, even if it is a little slow.
This all-in-one printer offers very low ink costs, lots of office features and speedy performance to boot.
Choosing a printer doesn't have to be overwhelming. Here's how to select the right printer for you—and save money in the process.
We compare the strengths and weaknesses of Epson, Canon, and HP printers, so help you pick the best one for you.
This bargain HP DeskJet makes high-quality prints, scans and copies, but the software is very basic.
This Brother multifunction excels at copying and printing onto plain paper, and offers low ink costs—but photo performance is lacking.
The Kodak STEP Slim makes attractive 2 x 3-inch photo prints and is fun to use with its well-designed app, as long as you'll be happy with the small size of the prints.
The XP-420 delivers high image quality for a low price, but photo-printing speeds are frustratingly slow.
The XP-640 offers helpful features, high-quality graphics and fast performance across the board, although text quality is less impressive.
If you want a speedy all-in-one with an auto-document feeder and duplexer, Epson’s WorkForce WF-2760 fits the bill while delivering high-quality prints and copies.
Small offices will appreciate how Epson's WorkForce WF-6590 handles a lot of tasks, including fast copying, but this printer can't match the HP PageWide Pro 577dw at some printing tasks.
While this printer is pricey up front, the ET-2550's refillable ink tanks make it very economical over time and a good fit for people with heavy printing demands.
The Epson EcoTank ET-4750 offers a full set of features, fast printing, and high image quality, making it a great printer for most uses — but the real selling point is its extremely low ink costs.
Everyone wants to save money on printer ink, but will an ink subscription really save you money? We compared offerings from Canon, HP, Epson and Brother to find out how much.
The Epson EcoTank ET-4760 offers busy offices very low ink costs, plenty of features, and solid performance.