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HP Envy Photo 6230

alaTest has collected and analyzed 93 reviews of HP Envy Photo 6230. 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. People really like the print quality and price. The size and performance also get good feedback, whereas there are some mixed opinions about the noise.

usability, performance, size, price, print quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the HP Envy Photo 6230 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 100/100 = Excellent quality.

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We all snap away on our smartphones and digital cameras, but why not print those photos to fully enjoy them? HP is hoping that you'll do just that with the new Envy Photo range. The affordable HP Envy Photo 6230 is an all-in-one inkjet printer that's...

Oct, 2017

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Nice printer for the price


Bought on line using click and collect. Printer easy to set up but I think the instructions booklet could have bee a bit more comprehensive.

Mar, 2018

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Very pleased


My first colour printer, replacing an antique black and white model. I found it easy to set up and am very pleased with the quality. My PC connects wirelessly to the printer and there can be a delay in the first print emerging, but the quality makes it...

Mar, 2018

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needed new printer


Only so far used it for printing documents but very pleased with quality. Have already received 1st lot of ink cartridges-very impressed

Mar, 2018

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Prints on both sides, without asking.


Very pleased, had a few problems linking to my PC, rang hp who took it over and did it for me, excelliant.

Mar, 2018

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Over-complicated and malfunctioning device


We bought this at the suggestion of a gentleman in the electrical department of Peter Jones on the basis that it was one of the best performers at the lower end of the spectrum. The point being that we only use this machine for a very little bit of...

Mar, 2018

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Good quality printer


Pleased with the printer now that it is set up. Connected to the wifi and the computer recognised the printer but it would not link to the computer no matter what I tried. Purchased a USB connector and had the printer up and working in no time. The...

Mar, 2018

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Fantastic Photo Printer


Absolutely love this printer! Fantastic features and performance. Instant ink is a really good option for colour photography printing as each print counts as just one of your monthly allowance regardless of colours used (A4 full colour prints the way...

Mar, 2018

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Brill I love it


I bought this printer for boys to do school work when it came I was amazed it done pictures and absolutely brilliant photos they are perfect I love this printer no need to go online to get prints it's fantastic ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Feb, 2018

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Excellent easy set up!


Really pleased with this printer. Easy instructions to set up. Photo print quality is great and scanning is straightforward.

Feb, 2018

Product Specifications


Copy speed (black, draft, A4):21
Copy speed (colour, draft, A4):19
Maximum Copy Resolution:600 x 600
Maximum number of copies:50


Colour of product:Black


Built-in Display:Y
Display: Yes


Ethernet LAN:N
Mobile printing technologies:Apple AirPrint,HP ePrint,Mopria Print Service
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 40

Packaging Content

Cartridge(s) included:Y
Included cartridge capacity (black):200
Included cartridge capacity (CMY):165
Power cord included:Y
Quick installation guide:Y

Paper Handling

Borderless printing media sizes:A4
Custom media length:215 - 355
Custom media width:97.8 - 127
Envelopes sizes:DL
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4,A5,A6
ISO B-series sizes (B0...B9):B5
ISO C-series sizes (C0...C9):C6
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Photo paper sizes:10x15
Standard tray media types:Envelopes, Glossy paper, Matte paper, Photo paper, Plain paper


Built-in processor:Y
Copying:Colour copying
Digital sender:N
Duplex functions:print
Maximum duty cycle:1000
Number of print cartridges:2
Print Technology:Thermal inkjet
Printing:Colour printing
Printing colours:Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow
Processor frequency:1200
Recommended duty cycle:300 - 400
Scanning:Colour scanning

Ports & interfaces

Direct printing:Y
Standard interfaces:USB 2.0, Wireless LAN
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Power consumption (off):0.2
Power Consumption (printing):13.95
Power consumption (ready):3.6
Power consumption (sleep):0.93


Maximum Resolution:4800 x 1200
Print resolution (black, normal quality):1200 x 1200
Print speed (black, draft quality, A4/US Letter):22
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):13
Print speed (colour, draft quality, A4/US Letter):21
Print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Letter):8
Standard printer languages:PCL 3
Time to first page (black, normal):16
Time to first page (colour, normal):18


Document formats supported:PDF
Image formats supported:BMP,JPG,PNG,RAW,TIF
Maximum scan area:216 x 297
Optical scanning resolution:1200 x 1200
Scanner Type:Flatbed


Linux operating systems supported:Y
Mac operating systems supported:Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite,Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion,Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks


Internal Memory:256

System requirements

Minimum hard disk space:850

Technical Details


Weight & Dimensions

Height :155.6
Package depth:503.5
Package height:155.6
Package weight:8.8
Package width:453.5