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HP DeskJet 3720

alaTest has collected and analyzed 408 reviews of HP DeskJet 3720. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design and price. The performance and size also get good comments, whereas comments about the paper handling and noise are mixed.

usability, size, performance, price, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the HP DeskJet 3720 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Simon Williams (trustedreviews.com)

HP DeskJet 3720

 

The HP DeskJet 3720 is a return to the world of ultra-budget multi-function photo printers. A decade ago, most of the major printer manufacturers made photo printers – small-format devices whose sole task was to print photos, usually from PCs or Macs...

Brownie points to HP for trying a new take on the home all-in-one printer, but there are much better printers to be had for similar money.

Aug, 2016

Expert review by (techradar.com)

HP DeskJet 3720 All-in-One Printer review

 

This MFP is lighter than a laptop

Jul, 2016

Expert review by (which.co.uk)

HP Deskjet 3720 review

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HP claims that the HP Deskjet 3720 is the world's smallest all-in-one. Putting the marketing hype aside, however, it's certainly a compact little printer, and the bright blue accents should brighten up a small home office or study. Can it match good...

Aug, 2016

Expert review by : paul_smart (gadgetspeak.com)

HP Deskjet 3720

 

This is said to be the world’s smallest A4 All In One unit, being small you lose the option to have a flatbed scanner as that would increase the size but the sheet fed scanner works well and the unit is ideal to use remotely with a mobile phone.

Unusually for me I started by downloading a small App to my phone and was able to print scan and copy within around a minute. The registered link then let me download the required basic software to a PC to print, in order to scan I needed to download...

Aug, 2016

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

fits in tight spaces

 

It's pretty small is this and works pretty well. This wasn't for myself but my mum who has told me other than using the ink pretty quick (which is cheap to buy) it's a great all round printer for a tight space as its pretty small. Best for occasional use.

May, 2018

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Compact printer

 

A very nice small printer & copier, if you hav'nt got much room. Only thing is, not sure how to get the 3 months printer ink.

Apr, 2018

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

A Little Gem

 

Great printer, i was surprised how small it was. i had it up and running in 10mins connected to my iphone, Laptop & Chromebook. Prints effortlessly

Mar, 2018

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Ok

 

I bought this printer and I am very happy about this .I recommend it very much.

Mar, 2018

Consumer review (johnlewis.com)

Fab printer, perfect for what I need

 

Fab printer, great size so it's easy to store. Very easy to use.

Mar, 2018

Consumer review (johnlewis.com)

Good value

 

Compact and portable. It does exactly what it needs to do and the print quality is good

Mar, 2018

Product Specifications

Brand-specific features

HP Auto-On/Auto-Off:Y
HP Care Pack:Y
HP ePrint:N

Certificates

Energy Star certified:Y / Yes
RoHS compliance: Yes

Copying

Copier resize:25 - 400
Copy speed (black, draft, A4):2.5
Copy speed (colour, draft, A4):4
Copy speed (normal quality, black, A4):4
Copy speed (normal quality, colour, A4):2.5
Maximum Copy Resolution:300 x 300 / 600 x 300
Maximum number of copies:50 / 9

Design

Colour of product:Black / Blue, White / Grey / White

Display

Built-in Display:N / Y
Colour display:N
Display:LCD
Display diagonal:5.59

Input capacity

Maximum input capacity:10 / 500 / 60
Maximum number of paper trays:1 / 2
Number of standard paper trays:1
Paper input type:Paper tray
Standard input capacity:100 / 250 / 60

Memory

Internal Memory:128 / 512
Memory Type:DDR3

Networking

Ethernet LAN:N / No
Mobile printing technologies:Apple AirPrint,HP ePrint,Mopria Print Service / HP ePrint
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11n

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 75 / 20 - 80 / 5 - 70
Operating temperature (T-T):15 - 32 / 5 - 40
Storage relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90 / 5 - 90
Storage temperature (T-T):-30 - 70 / -30 - 700 / -40 - 60

Output capacity

Maximum output capacity:150 / 25
Standard output capacity:150 / 25

Paper Handling

Borderless printing:Y
Borderless printing media sizes:A4 / A4, Letter
Envelopes sizes:DL
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4, A6 / A4,A5,A6
ISO B-series sizes (B0...B9):B5
JIS B-series sizes (B0...B9):B5
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Maximum print size:2" x 3" (5x7.6 cm)
Standard tray media types:Envelopes, Glossy paper, Matte paper, Photo paper, Plain paper / Envelopes, Photo paper, Plain paper / Photo paper, Plain paper
Standard tray media weight:60 - 300

Performance

All-In-One-multitasking:N / No
Built-in processor:Y / Yes
Colour of product:Black / Blue, White / Grey
Copying:Colour / Colour copying
Digital sender:No / Y
Duplex functions:No / print
Duplex printing modes:Auto / Manual
Faxing:N / No
Maximum duty cycle:1000
Number of print cartridges:2
Print Technology:Thermal inkjet
Printing:Colour / Colour printing
Printing colours:Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow
Processor frequency:360
Recommended duty cycle:100 - 400 / 50 - 200
Scanning:Colour / Colour scanning

Ports & interfaces

Bluetooth:N / Y
Direct printing:No / Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN:N / Y
Mobile printing technologies:Apple AirPrint,HP ePrint
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y
PictBridge:N / No
Standard interfaces:RJ-45, USB 2.0, Wireless LAN / USB 2.0 / USB 2.0, Wireless LAN
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB port:Y
Wi-Fi:N / Y
Wi-Fi Direct:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Power

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100 - 240 / 100-240 / 200-240
Battery Capacity:500 / 850
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Battery voltage:7.4
Energy Star Typical Electricity Consumption (TEC):0.026
Power consumption (average operating):15 / 29
Power consumption (max):10 / 28
Power consumption (off):0.06 / 0.13 / 0.27 / 0.3
Power consumption (ready):3.05
Power consumption (sleep):0.55 / 0.69
Power Consumption (Standby):0.9 / 2.2 / 2.3 / 3.9
Power consumption (typical):10 / 15.91
Power Source:Battery

Print technology

Colour :Y
Ink type:Pigment-based ink
Maximum duty cycle:1000 / 25000
Maximum Resolution:313 x 400 / 4800 x 1200
Number of print cartridges:2 / 4
Number of Users:3 / 5
Print Technology:ZINK (Zero ink)
Printing colours:Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow
Recommended duty cycle:200 - 400 / 250 - 1250
Standard printer languages:PCL 3

Printing

Borderless printing:Y
Maximum Resolution:4800 x 1200
Print speed (10x15 cm):40
Print speed (black, draft quality, A4/US Letter):19 / 20 / 35
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):20 / 7 / 8 / 9.5
Print speed (colour, draft quality, A4/US Letter):15 / 16 / 35
Print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Letter):16 / 4 / 5.5 / 6.8
Standard printer languages:PCL 3
Time to first page (black, normal):15 / 18
Time to first page (colour, normal):18 / 20 / 25 / 40

Processor

Built-in processor:Y

Scanning

Document formats supported:PDF / PDF, RTF, TXT
Gray scale levels:256
Image formats supported:BMP, JPG, PNG, TIF / BMP,JPG,PNG,TIF
Input colour depth:24
Maximum scan area:216 x 297 / 216 x 355
Optical scanning resolution:1200 x 1200 / 600 x 600
Scan speed (black):8
Scan speed (colour):4
Scan technology:CIS
Scan to:E-mail, File
Scan type:ADF / Flatbed
Scanner Type:ADF / Flatbed
TWAIN version:2.1

Software

Mac operating systems supported:Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks / Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite,Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard,Mac OS X 10.7 Lion,Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion,Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks / Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite,Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion,Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks / Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard / Yes
Windows operating systems supported:Windows 10,Windows 7,Windows 8,Windows 8.1,Windows Vista / Windows 10,Windows 7,Windows Vista / Y / Yes

Sound emission

Operating acoustic emission:53

Storage

Card reader integrated:N / No / Y
Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal Memory:64
Maximum internal memory:64

System requirements

Other operating systems supported:Android, iOS

Technical Details

Built-in processor:Y
Bundled software:HP Printer Software; Microsoft Toolbar; HP Update; Shop for Supplies\nOnline
Colour of product:Beige, White / Black / Red
Duplex printing:Y
LED indicators:Charging, Power
Processor frequency:360

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:116 / 17.7 / 177 / 270 / 28.9 / 367 / 458
Height :123 / 128 / 14.1 / 141 / 202 / 23 / 77.4
Package depth:165 / 17.5 / 300 / 97
Package height:24.6 / 308 / 38 / 487
Package weight:13.9 / 244 / 3.34 / 3.87 / 6.45
Package width:147 / 45 / 475 / 567
Pallet weight:432
Weight:11 / 172 / 191 / 2.33 / 2.85 / 5.41
Width:122 / 40.3 / 403 / 429 / 445 / 494 / 75