Best Home Printers of 2017 – Inkjet and Laser Printer Review

Printers

When you plan to buy printer lot of questions come to your mind. Which is the best printer? Whether should I buy inkjet or laser? Whether should I buy mono or multi-functional printers which are quiet rolling in the market?

In choosing the best printer first you should clarify upon your requirement of what, and how much, you will be printing. If your requirement is just for printing than the standard (mono) printer is good for you. If you need to do fax, copying and scanning than multi-function (MFN) printer should be your choice.

You should also consider whether to buy an inkjet or a laser as both have its pros and cons. Inkjet is preferred If your purpose is to print colour images and photographs as it is proficient of better colour gradation reproduction whereas Laser printer is a better option for text documents. A laser printer is always useful for an office environment where they need sharper printout and at a faster print rate inexpensively. That been said laser printer can be as useful for the home user also.

We come up with a list of the best printers after researching online review and testing thoroughly, for users who is looking for high quality, last longer and value of their money.

Printer NamePrinter
Technology
Features 
Samsung SL-M2020W/XAA Monochrome PrinterLaserPrint
Canon Pixma MX922 All-in-one Printer (Best Bang for the bug)InkjetPrint,Scan,
Copy,Fax
Epson WorkForce WF-7110 Printer
InkjetPrint
HP Envy 5540 All-in-One Printer
(Editor's Choice)
InkjetPrint,Copy,
Scan
Brother HL-L2340DW Compact Laser PrinterLaserPrint
Samsung SL-M2020W/XAA Wireless Monochrome Printer – Best-Budget Laser Printer

Key Features
  • Wireless Direct print
  • NFC Tap and Print
  • up to 20ppm speed
  • Easy cartridge fit
  • Low Price

Samsung SL – ML2022/XAA is the best budget laser printer in the market. It is a mono laser printer which can be best suitable for those who don’t require color print. Xpress M2022W comes with both USB and wireless connectivity.

I like to point out why we choose Xpress M2020w in our list is because of its mobile connectivity and NFC technology. You can share and print simply by connecting wirelessly your mobile device. The Samsung Mobile Print App is very easy to use. Besides of printing, the app comes with fully integrated Microsoft office.

The Samsung Xpress M2020W also comes with Google Cloud Print, which enables users to print virtually from remote locations. There is also an Eco button to decrease toner cartridges use and energy consumption. We also like how fast Samsung Xpress M2020W prints; it gives printing average of 21ppm (pages a minute), which is incredibly fast.

In brief, The Samsung Xpress M2020W is the best laser printer for anyone who is looking for a low-budget printer, With its good features and superb performance, it will be a great buy!

Pros
  • Single-button wireless setup
  • Enjoy printing directly from your smartphone
  • Save time and effort with it’s simple and intuitive design
  • Near Field Communication (NFC) Print
  • Cons
    • No single-sheet tray
    • No high-capacity cartridge
    Canon Pixma MX922 All-in-one Printer

    Key Features
    • PIXMA Printing Solutions (PPS)
    • print,copy,Scan
    • Automatic duplex printing and scanning
    • automatic document feeder
    • Wireless connectivity

    The Canon Pixma MX922 is made for small business or consumers. It is a wireless multifunction color printer which can print, copy, scan, and fax. MX922 has a resolution of 9600 x 2400 maximum color dpi4, which gives an outstanding quality of photographs and documents. The Pixma MX922 printer has five inks rather the normal four inks in other printers which give better quality photo printout.

    The best feature in canon Pixma is automatic duplexing which means the printer can print on both sides of a page. There is also automatic document feeder which allows you to put 250 sheet pages on a special tray, and the printer automatically scans, copy and faxes each page. The Canon PIXMA Printing Solutions (PPS) app is easy to use. You can print and scan from your mobile phone. The MX922 has very good print speeds among multifunction printers. The color documents print at 10 pages per minute and black and white documents print 15 pages per minute.

    The Canon Pixma MX922 maybe is not the best option for heavy printing needs. Even though, it is excellent for small business or household consumer environment. It works with an ease for a wide variety of jobs.

    Pros
  • Nice output quality
  • Larger paper capacity
  • For photos, there is a second tray
  • Simple to use
  • Cons
    • The Printer is big
    • Slightly Costly Inks

    Epson WorkForce WF-7110 Wireless color Inkjet Printer

    Key Features
    • Duplex Printing
    • PrecisionCore printing technology
    • WI-FI Direct

    Epson workforce WF-7110 printer is especially for small/home business environment. The printer has flexible paper management and can efficiently print high-volume documents. The best feature of workforce WF -7110 printer is PrecisionCore printing technology which gives more performance than a laser printer.

    The second feature which is worth to notice is WI-FI direct support which means in the absence of a wireless network, you can still connect to the printer. Epson WF-7110 produces borderless prints up to 13″ x 19” and save ink up to 40 percent printing cost against color laser printers. The printer print high volume documents at fast speed. Epson WF-7110 has duplex printing which can print 2- sided pages up to 11″ x 17″.

    The printer also comes with three paper trays which allow load up to 500 sheets. WF-7110 can print documents at a maximum speed of 18 pages per minute and Inkjet Print Resolution Color is 4,800 x 2,400 dpi.

    Epson WF-7110 is efficiently fast, and costs less than other printers of its type to operate. The printer is a real bargain with very good features.

    Pros
  • A3-size document printing
  • Caartridge for 2,220 sheet
  • two 250-sheet paper trays
  • Printing Resoultion upto 4800x2400dpi
  • Cons
    • No SD card slot
    • old-fashioned LCD screen

    HP Envy 5540 Wireless All-in-One Printer – best inkjet printer

    Key Features
    • Thermal inkjet
    • Automatic Duplex Printing
    • Printing Resoultion upto 4800x2400dpi

    If you are looking for an affordable best inkjet printer, no other printer is better than HP Envy 5540 all-in-one printer. It has the best print quality. It produces error-free documents in both black & white and color. HP Envy 5540 is a good-looking inkjet all-in-one printer with all the necessary features like duplexing (double-sided) document print, and mobile printing to print from any wireless device and also supports cloud printing through HP’s proprietary app.

    HP Envy 5540 has average printing speed of 8.1 pages per minute. That said, the printer is missing wired Ethernet port as it only connects PC through the USB port. Also, the printer doesn’t have fax which now days very few home users need these days.

    The HP Envy 5540 is a best high print quality all–in– one printer to buy but comes with some fewer features set.

    Pros
  • Very high-quality prints and scans
  • Fast to scan PDFs
  • Prints graphics quickly
  • Touch screen works very good
  • Cons
    • No Fax
    • No Ethernet Port
    Brother HL-L2340DW Compact Laser Printer

    Key Features
    • built-in wireless networking
    • Automatic Duplex Printing
    • mobile device printing

    The Brother HL-L2340DW is the best option for anyone who needs printer to be used in a small office or for personal. It is a compact printer with lots of good features including wireless mobile printing, cloud Printing, WI-FI Direct, automatic duplex printing. Brother HL-L2340DW produces flawless black and white pages at up to 2400 x 600 dpi resolution.

    One thing I keep in mind in every printer before buying it is paper handling. Its paper handling has 250 sheet trays, one – sheet manual feed and automatic duplex printing feature for double sided page printing, which is perfect for small office or personal use. The HL-L2340DW produces a print at a speed of 27 pages per minute (ppm), which is ideally the speed among laser printer these days.

    The Brother HL-L2340DW is missing with a feature of Ethernet connectivity but it does have fast connectivity through the USB port. Also, if you can connect with wireless network then it will worth to have this compact printer. It is a superb printer, which does deliver on producing high-quality documents perfectly.

    Pros
    • compact in size
    • cartridges are high-yield
    • Decent paper capacity
    Cons
    • No Ethernet Port
    • No Additional paper handling option