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What is the Kagoo Score? Our unique inkjet printers rating which considers: 9,200 UK prices • 6,300 expert & user reviews • 420 product comparisons • 62 industry awards • Score breakdown
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Canon TS5050

183 Reviews
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£57.88

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Epson WF7210DTW

36 Reviews
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£137.90

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20ppm
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Aug 2017
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Epson WF7710DWF

189 Reviews

£150.12

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Oct 2016
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Canon TS8250

12 Reviews

£99.99

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Dec 2017
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Canon TS6250

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£69.95

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Apr 2017
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HP Officejet Pro 8210

£65.00

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HP Officejet Pro 6230

68 Reviews
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£22.00

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Oct 2016
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Epson XP5105

4 Reviews

£49.00

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Dec 2016
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Epson Expression XP6105

£79.00

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32ppm
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May 2017
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Epson WF7720DTWF

33 Reviews

£181.30

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Jul 2016
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Canon PIXMA TS705

£51.69

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Epson XP352

£43.60

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Epson WFC5210DW

£139.57

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Canon TR8550

47 Reviews

£99.99

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Epson Expression Photo HD XP‑15000

£259.00

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29ppm
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Dec 2017
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Canon TR7550

21 Reviews

£79.98

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May 2016
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Canon MG5750

416 Reviews
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£44.98

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Sep 2015
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Canon PIXMA IP4600

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£27.97

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Canon IP7250

364 Reviews

£47.99

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Epson ET2710

£152.99

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What Are The Best Inkjet Printer Brands?

We looked at the reviews for every inkjet printer and used this to calculate the average overall rating of each brand. The top rated inkjet printer brand is HP with an average rating of 86%. Compare all award winning inkjet printers.

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HP Inkjet Printers 122 £20 - £3,895
86%
186 reviews
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Epson Inkjet Printers 110 £34 - £1,794
85%
464 reviews
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Canon Inkjet Printers 93 £21 - £472
79%
4,558 reviews
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67%
74 reviews

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£216.99
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iP8750
£199.00
£18 cheaper
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MG3050
£25.99
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DeskJet 2620
£24.98
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WF-100
£188.42
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£166.89
£22 cheaper
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£183.18
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£181.30
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MG3650
£26.95
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£94.99
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£93.13
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DeskJet 2620
£24.98
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MG3650
£26.95
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

QWhat is duplex printing?
ADuplex printing is the ability to print on both sides of the paper - either simultaneously, or automatically turning the paper over to print on the other side. It means you can utilise both sides of the paper.
QWhat is Pictbridge?
APictbridge - or Direct Printing - is a system to allow users to print photos directly from their camera or phone, without having to connect to a computer first. This can either be done using a cable or wifi.
QWhat is an envelope feeder?
AAn envelope feeder allows you to load up a quantity of envelopes, which are then pulled into the printer to have addresses/names/etc printed directly onto them, rather than having to use labels.

Inkjet Printer Buying Guide

There are 2 main types of printers available on the consumer market - inkjet and laser printers. Both have strengths and weaknesses, and your choice will largely depend on what you plan on using your printer for. This guide will concentrate on information about inkjet printers - for a detailed rundown of laser printers, please see the guide under the Laser/LED printer category.

So, inkjet printers. As the name would suggest, these printers function by squirting a thin, focussed stream of black & coloured ink onto the page. This process makes inkjet significantly slower than laser printers, however there are capable of printing far more vivid colours, higher detail photos, and are generally far more preferable for colour-dependant printing.

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Ink Cartridges

Inkjet printers are generally cheaper than laser printers, however they have significantly higher running costs. This is because the individual ink cartridges used for the printing (usually 4 - black, yellow, magenta & cyan) are expensive to purchase, and are used up far quickly than toner cartridges for laser printers. Therefore though inkjet printers may seem like a good bargain when you first buy them, they may be a false saving if you only print black and white documents - a laserjet will save more money in the long term.

On the subject of cartridges, there are two main types of ink cartridges used for these printers - dye and pigment inks. While there isn’t a massive difference between the two, dye inks give more vivid and brighter colours, whereas pigments inks are more resilient, and less prone to fading. However recent improvements to both types of ink have shortened the gap between them, meaning you won’t really go wrong with either choice of ink type.

Print Speed

Inkjet printers are significantly slower than their laser printing cousins. However even within inkjet printers, there is a significant variety in print speeds - some models of inkjet printer can take double the time to print a page when compared to newer and more efficient models. All of our printers have detailed stats on the number of pages they can print a minute, broken down into black and white, colour, photo, etc. This will allow you to make the best decision as to the printer that best suits your needs.

Print Quality

When choosing an inkjet printer, print quality is among the most important considerations. The output quality of the printers on our site are measured in dots per inch (dpi) - higher dpi printers use more ink in denser configurations. This allow for far more detail and colour depth to be packed into every inch of the printing, leading to far higher quality prints.

It is also important to consider the number of print nozzles when choosing an inkjet printer. The more nozzles a printer has, the higher the density of ink it can apply to the page. Printers with a very high number of nozzles will be more expensive than other models, but you will gain far higher-quality prints from it, so it may well be worth the expense.

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While not as high quality as dedicated photo printers, inkjet printers are still effective at printing high-quality photos - far more so than laser printers. If you are interested in using your inkjet to print photos, it would be best to look for the printer with the highest print quality (dpi and colour depth). You will also need specialist photo paper to get the best results from photo printing - this paper is thicker and has a glossy coating that is specifically designed to stop the inks from blotting or merging, and provide a professional-level result when printing photos at home.

Connectivity

Most models of inkjet printers have several different network connectivity options to make printing easier and more efficient. Ethernet connectivity is now a common feature in modern printers - so data can be transferred over a network without having to plug your computer into the printer directly. This makes it far easier to share printers with groups: the printer can be placed in a central area and used freely by everyone around.

Additionally, many models of inkjet printer also have wifi and/or bluetooth connectivity. These options mean that you do not even have to use a wire to use the printer - data can be transferred over wireless connection.

Finally, the newest models of printers have support for cloud or app printing. These options allow you to send a document to print from anywhere in the world - from a browser over the cloud, or from an app on your smartphone. While you will pay more money for these options, the convenience they provide may be worth the extra expenditure.

Inkjet Printer Retailers, Prices and Features

Inkjet Printer Prices

The price range of inkjets is from £20 to £4,017 and in total we found prices for 228 inkjets. The average price of a new inkjet printer is £236 and 80% of inkjet printers are priced between £35 and £381. The Xerox 7800DN is the most expensive inkjet printer that we found at £4,017, and the HP DeskJet 2622 is the cheapest at only £20.

Inkjet Brands - Price Range

The highest average inkjet printer price out of all brands is Xerox inkjets with an average price of £4,017. Xerox inkjets start at £4,017 and their most expensive inkjet printer costs £4,017.

The average price of HP inkjet printers is £304 which is the second highest average price of all inkjet brands. HP inkjet printers start at £20 and their most expensive inkjet costs £3,895.

The average price of Epson inkjet printers is £249 which is the third highest average price of all inkjet printer brands. Epson inkjet printers range in price from £34 to £1,794.

Inkjet Brands - Average Ratings

We have analysed 405 expert reviews and 4,972 user reviews for inkjet printers and used these reviews to evaluate the average rating for each brand of inkjet. HP is the top rated inkjet brand with an average rating of 86%. Epson is the second best brand with 85% and Canon is the third best brand with 79%.

Biggest Inkjet Retailers

We found 224 current offers for inkjet printers from eBay making it the biggest inkjet retailer. That is more than twice as big as the second biggest retailer, Amazon UK for whom we found 94 current offers for inkjet printers. The third biggest retailer is PC World Business with 85 current inkjet offers.

When Are Most New Inkjets Released?

The most common period for new inkjets to be released in is between August and October. That means that most of the latest inkjet technology was released in within the last 3 months, and now is good time to buy. August was the biggest month last year for new inkjet printers, with 16 new inkjet printers released that month. In 2017 most new inkjet printers were released in December, with 14 new inkjet printers released that month. 31 new inkjets were released in October 2016 making it the biggest month that year for new inkjet releases.

How Fast Do Inkjet Prices Drop After Release?

On average inkjets drop in price by 10% in the first 6 months after release.

If you are prepared to wait then you could save an average of £23 on a typical £236 new inkjet printer by waiting 6 months before buying.

Print Speeds (Colour)

'Print Speed' measures how long it takes the inkjet printer to print a single colour A4 page at normal quality.

Across the range of inkjet printers, the print speeds (colour) range from 1ppm to 75ppm. The print speeds (colour) of the majority of inkjet printers range from 1ppm to 7ppm. The inkjet printer with the fastest print speed (colour) is the HP Pro X451dw, which is a 55ppm print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Le inkjet printer and is on sale for £278.84. The inkjet printer with the slowest print speed (colour) is the Brother DCPJ1100DW, which is a 1ppm print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Le inkjet and is available at £174.99.

A faster print speed means the inkjet printer is more efficient and can manage larger print jobs faster.

Maximum Resolutions

Maximum printing resolution.

Amongst new inkjet printers, the most common maximum resolution is 4800 x 1200 DPI. We found 139 inkjet printers that are 4800 x 1200 DPI inkjet printers. We found 49 inkjet printers that are 5760 x 1440 DPI inkjet printers, making this the second most common maximum resolution amongst new inkjet printers.

Wi-Fis

'Wi-Fi' denotes whether the laser printer has a support for wireless communications or not.

The vast majority of the 377 new inkjet printers currently listed on Kagoo are inkjet printers with a Wi-Fi. 319 out of 377 are inkjet printers with a Wi-Fi.

Wi-Fi support on a printer allows you to easily print your documents from wherever you are - no wired connection needed.

Which Are the Cheapest Retailers for Inkjet Printers?

The chart below helps you decide which retailer is normally cheapest for buying inkjets. For each retailer it shows the total number of inkjets where they currently have a market leading price. The chart below helps you decide which retailer is normally cheapest for buying inkjets. For each retailer we took all of their prices and looked at what proportion of those prices where the cheapest on the market. The cheapest retailer that we found was eBay. 72 of their inkjet printer prices were the cheapest that could be found anywhere.

Proportion of Inkjet Printers for Which Each Retailer is Cheapest?

Assessing how cheap each retailer is for inkjet printers by counting the number of cheapest prices for that retailer, makes the retailers that offer the greatest number of inkjet printer prices more likely to offer the greatest number of cheapest prices. The chart below considers the proportion of each retailer's inkjet printer prices that are the cheapest compared to other retailers. The cheapest retailer that we found using this approach was eBay. 32.1% of their inkjet printer prices were the cheapest that could be found anywhere.