We get it - buying a printer can be a tricky ordeal. There are so many options, which may leave you wondering, “Isn’t a printer just a printer?!” We’re taking some of the stress out of shopping for a new home or office device with this roundup of some of our favorite HP devices. Whether you’re looking for fast print speeds or economical toner output, we’re here to help you find the printer that best meets your needs!
HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M180nw
If you’re looking for an all-in-one printer that’s dependable and produces quality print work, look no further than the HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M180nw. It takes HP 204a toner cartridges, which produce dynamic, eye-catching color and monochrome prints every time. While the print speed isn’t the quickest you’ll see on this list (17 pages per minute), it offers an impressive first page out time (FPOT) with very little warm-up required.
With the HP app you can scan or print documents right from your smartphone, but what really sets this HP printer apart is its voice-activated printing features. Whether you use Amazon’s Alexa, Google Assistant, or Microsoft’s Cortana, the HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M180nw printer will connect with your device and print color photos or monochrome documents at your command. And for the generous $239.99 price tag, it’s a printer that any home or office budget can accommodate.
What’s great about this printer: quality print work, standard wireless print capabilities, HP app for your smartphone or tablet, and voice-activated printing, all at a very low price compared to other all-in-one printers.
This printer might be for you if: you’re looking for an affordable, high-quality printer and you don’t mind sacrificing on print speed.
HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M281fdw
The HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M281fdw printer offers outstanding print quality and an average print speed - this device cranks out 22 pages per minute, making it a great option whether you’re printing out receipts and invoices, a school report, or a document for your next work meeting. Text documents print with pristine clarity, but some reviewers have noted that the Color LaserJet Pro MFP M281fdw’s photo quality is not as impressive as you’d expect based on other HP printers.
However, it’s compact and lightweight enough to make any home or professional setup comfortable and efficient. This printer takes the HP 202a toner cartridge which will yield you 1,400 pages per toner. You may opt for the high-yield version HP 202x toner and nearly double your page-yield and get more bang for your buck.
What’s great about this printer: decent print speeds, consistent text quality, a convenient USB drive and all the wireless connectivity you’d expect.
This printer might be for you if: you need a fast all-in-one device and don’t mind sacrificing photo quality for super quick document printing and exceptionally legible text.
HP Color LaserJet Pro M254dw
If you need quick print work, the HP Color LaserJet Pro M254dw printer might be exactly what you’ve been wanting. This device features HP’s Instant On technology, a 22 pages per minute print speed, automatic duplex printing, and consistent high-quality prints. This printer is also great for saving on print costs: the HP Color LaserJet Pro M254dw printer uses HP 202a toner cartridges in standard yield, which deliver up to 1,400 pages in black toner and 1,300 pages in color.
A better option is our replacement high-yield HP 202x toner which will deliver 2,500 pages per color and 3,200 per black. This nearly doubles your output for a fraction of the cost. The printer lacks the all-in-one capabilities that you’d get with other devices, but for the price, it’s definitely a strong contender for any home or office.
What’s great about this printer: decent page yields from the toner, reasonable print speeds, automatic duplex printing, and dependable print outcomes.
This printer might be for you if: you’re looking for a multipurpose printer that can produce quality monochrome prints as well as eye-catching color print work.
HP LaserJet Pro M404dn
The HP LaserJet Pro M404dn printer is a no-frills, no-nonsense device. This is a monochrome printer and it only takes the black HP 58a toner, so don’t expect color printing. You can also purchase our replacement HP 58x toner for more than triple the page yield (10,000 Pages). However, what it does do is produce clean, crisp documents with a mind-blowing print speed of 31 to 40 pages per minute.
If you’re in the market for a fast, efficient monochrome printer that’s well-equipped to tackle any black-and-white project, the LaserJet Pro M404 printer will get the job done right the first time - all at a quicker speed than most monochrome printers can offer.
What’s great about this printer: fast print speeds, quality print results, and consistent performance.
This printer might be for you if: you’re in the market for a fast, dependable monochrome printer for your home or office.
HP LaserJet Pro M428dw MFP
Another quality monochrome printer, the HP LaserJet Pro M428dw MFP printer is a sturdy and dependable product for any small office. What’s great about this device is that you can enjoy wireless device printing or you can scan files directly into the cloud, Microsoft Suite, a USB drive, or an email.
Whether you’re scanning documents or printing them out, this device offers super-fast print work - an astonishing 38 pages per minute! The HP LaserJet Pro M428dw MFP also comes with the option of using high-yield toner cartridges ( HP 58x), which produce up to 10,000 pages before they need to be replaced. With speed, style, and cost-saving high-yield cartridges, how can you go wrong?
What’s great about this printer: super-fast print/scan speeds, wireless print and scan options, and cost-saving toner options.
This printer might be for you if: you need a powerhouse printer that will crank out any project.
HP LaserJet Enterprise M507
The HP M507 printer might be the perfect monochrome office device. It’s got unbeatable print speeds of up to 43 pages per minute and a 5.9-second ready-to-print time, along with the print quality to blow the competition out of the water.
True, this printer can’t produce color print work; but with sharp, high-contrast monochrome print work, low-energy print production, and the optional high-yield HP 89x toner cartridges (10,000 pages) to save money and resources, the HP LaserJet Enterprise M507 printer is the perfect desktop companion for your computer. The HP 89a is the standard yield and produces 5,000 pages.
What’s great about this printer: unbelievably fast print speeds, cost-cutting high-yield toner options, and rapid ready-to-print time.
This printer might be for you if: you need a high-speed, low-fuss printer for your small business.
HP LaserJet Enterprise M528
While it might be a bit of overkill for use at home, the HP LaserJet Enterprise M528 printer is an office manager’s dream come true. The automatic document feeder can scan up to 100 pages, so you can set up a scanning project and leave it unattended with the knowledge that you’ll have a flawless scanned file waiting for you.
This cloud-based printer also gives you statistics on print usage and subsequent print costs to help you manage the office budget. And speaking of staying on budget, the HP M528 gives you the option of using high-yield HP 89x toner cartridges, which can help you save cash by printing up to 10,000 pages before you need to replace the cartridge.
What’s great about this printer: easy scanning options, fast print speed, and high-yield toner capabilities that will help you save money.
This printer might be for you if: you’re looking for a hands-off printer for your office that will monitor stats and deliver the best print work on every project.