Comparing HP OfficeJet 7612 and HP OfficeJet Pro 7720

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Printing
Print Speed Print speed measures how many pages a printer can print in one minute—in pages per minute, or PPM. This is a manufacturer reported number, so keep in mind that it’s in their best interest to report th ... Show more
Black = 15 ppm Color = Either after first page or after first set of ISO test pages.
Black = 22 ppm Color = 18 ppm
Auto-Duplex Printing Duplex printing refers to the printer’s ability to print on both sides of a sheet of paper, or double-sided. When a printer is auto-duplex capable, it can print double-sided automatically. Manual dupl ... Show more
Yes
Yes
source: hp.com
Borderless Printing Border-less printing (aka edgeless printing, bleed printing) is an ability to print without no margins. This is most commonly used to print posters and leaflets.
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Yes
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Print Speed - Black
15 pages per minute
22 pages per minute
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Print Speed - Color
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18 pages per minute
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Resolution Resolution, measured in maximum Dots Per Inch or dpi, indicates the relative quality of the print you receive. The more dpi, the sharper the print and the better the quality. Dots per inch quite liter ... Show more
600 x 1200 dpi
Black = Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi Color = Up to 4800 x 1200 dpi
Print Resolution (DPI, Black) DPI (dots-per-inch) is the simplest way to measure quality of print. Dots per inch quite literally means the number of dots of ink in one square inch of print area. Higher DPI means better print quali ... Show more
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1200 x 1200
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Duty Cycle Duty cycle measures the maximum number of pages a device can print per month. It can range from 5,000 pages for low end, personal printers to 100,000 or more for high-tech office printers. If you prin ... Show more
1,200 pages
30,000 pages
First Page Out (Black) When printing in black-and-white, how long does it take for printer to print out first page? This number is particularly important when frequently printing small number of pages.
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9 seconds
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First Page Out (Color) When printing in color, how long does it take for printer to print out first page? This number is particularly important when frequently printing small number of pages.
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10 seconds
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Scan, Fax, and Photocopy

The four main functions of printers are: printing, scanning, photocopying, and faxing. Either your device will be print only, print/scan/copy, or an all-in-one printer that does printing, scanning, copying, and faxing. Note that scanning and copying almost always come together, since the hardware for these features overlaps significantly. Generally speaking, all-in-one printers are larger, so those with space constraints may find this to be an inconvenience. Additionally, printers with a fax feature are typically more expensive. It would be wise to only consider this feature if you plan to fax often. If not, you’ll be satisfied with a print/scan/copy device.

Scanning Does this printer include a scanner?
Yes
Yes
source: hp.com
What Kind of Scanner If the printer comes with scanning capabilities, there are two possible methods to scan documents: on a flatbed scanner or through a feeder. A flatbed scanner is a sheet of glass on top of the scanner ... Show more
Both flatbed and feeder
Flatbed
Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) The automatic document feeder, or ADF, is a tray that automatically feeds paper into the printer usually for scanning, copying, and sometimes faxing (if the printer has the fax feature). Once a job is ... Show more
Yes
35 sheets maximum
Yes
source: hp.com
Duplex ADF Scanner A printer with Duplex ADF Scanner allows you to scan both sides of paper without having to manually flip it.
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No
ADF Capacity Maximum number of pages that can fit into ADF tray for scanning/copying
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35
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Flatbed Scanner
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Yes
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Scan Resolution Measured in DPI (dots per inch). Higher resolution means better scan quality.
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1200 x 1200
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Scan to Email Can this printer send scan results to an email?
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No
Scan to PDF Does this printer allow combining multiple scanned pages into a PDF?
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Yes
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Scan to Searchable PDF Some printers have embedded OCR software that allows converting scans to searchable PDF documents.
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No
Scanner Features Do you plan to scan documents, and if so, what do you want to do with your scan? Scan to email allows you to scan a document and email it to yourself or someone else. Scan to image or PDF allows you t ... Show more
  • Scan Resolution = Up to 1200 dpi
  • Flatbed, ADF scanner type
  • Scan File Format: Scan File Type supported by Software: Bitmap (.bmp), JPEG (.jpg), PDF (.pdf), PNG (.png), Rich Text (.rtf), Searchable PDF (.pdf), Text (.txt), TIFF (.tif)
  • Scan to PC
  • Print speed, black (normal) = Up to 22 ppm
  • Scan file format = JPEG, TIFF, PDF, BMP, PNG
Photocopying Can this printer be used as a photocopier?
Yes
Yes
source: hp.com
Copy Speed (Black) Measured in Pages per Minute
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34
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Copy Speed (Color) Measured in Pages per Minute (PPM).
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34
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Faxing Does this printer include the ability to send/receive faxes?
Yes
Yes
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Color Fax Does the printer allow sending/receiving faxes in color?
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Yes
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Fax Memory If printer runs out of pages or ink, it will hold received fax messages in memory. This number indicates how many pages printer can hold.
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100
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Connectivity
Network Connectivity Network printers can be wired or wireless. A printer with a wired network connection uses an Ethernet cord that connects directly to your router. A wireless printer connects to your home or office Wi- ... Show more
Yes
wifi
Yes
1 USB 2.0 with compatibility with USB 3.0 devices; 1 Ethernet; 1 Wireless 802.11b/g/n; 2 RJ-11 modem ports
Can Print Over Wi-Fi
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Yes
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Can Connect with an Ethernet Cable Ethernet cable is that long cable you plug in your router.
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Yes
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Can connect with a USB cable
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Yes
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Can Print from Mobile
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Yes
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Supports AirPrint AirPrint allows you to print directly from certain Apple devices, such as an iPhone/iPad.
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Yes
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Wifi Direct Wi-Fi direct allows your Wi-Fi-enabled devices, such as your smartphone, computer, or tablet, to connect to your printer without using a wireless router or network. You can connect to your printer dir ... Show more
Yes
Yes
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Cable Connectivity Outside of Wi-Fi, there are a number of ways a device can connect to a printer. If the printer is not wireless, you’ll have to connect to your printer via USB cable. Some people prefer using the wired ... Show more
  • USB Cable
  • LAN
USB cable
Print from Mobile You may also be able to print directly from your smartphone or tablet through features like AirPrint and Google Cloud Print, or from a brand-specific mobile app like Brother’s iPrint&Scan app. If you ... Show more
  • Apple
  • AndroidTM
  • Windows 8
  • Blackberry
Apple AirPrint, HP ePrint, Wireless direct printing, Mopria-certified and Google Cloud Print
Bluetooth Bluetooth is an alternative to Wi-Fi as a way to connect your printer to your computer, phone, or other device wirelessly. Some printers have built-in Bluetooth capabilities, though most printers are ... Show more
No
No
Print Directly from Media Printing directly from media, such as a memory card, USB hard drive, slides, or negatives, allows you to skip the middleman and print documents or images without uploading them to a computer first.   ... Show more
Memory card
Other
Mobile device
35mm Film If you are an avid photographer using film cameras, being able to print directly from film is advantageous. Also, being able to upload your film photos to a computer keeps a copy of them safer in the ... Show more
No
No
Optical Drive Print If you are creating a CD or DVD, you likely want to create a customized cover for it. Being able to stick a disc in the drive and have a cover directly on it is useful. However this a fairly niche fea ... Show more
No
No
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LCD

Printers with an LCD screen/display give you the option to control some settings directly on the printer, such as a one-touch print, scan, copy, or fax. You may also be able to adjust print quality, preview the print job, and/or view connection settings. Some screens are programmed to offer setup instructions for easy installation. For those who are not particularly tech savvy, this could be helpful.

LCD Screen Display Does the printer have an LCD display screen to preview the print job and settings?
Yes
Yes
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Colored Display
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Yes
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LCD Screen Size If the printer has an LCD screen, what is the size of that screen?
2.6 inches
2.6 inches
Touch Screen Commands Does the printer feature a touch screen for easy command input?
Yes
Yes
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Software Platform
Memory Capacity Internal memory, storage, or memory capacity in a printer will all mean the same thing—the amount of print data the printer can store in the print queue. When you send multiple documents to the printe ... Show more
256 MB
512 MB
PictBridge If photos are one of your main print jobs, you may have a camera that is PictBridge compliant. PictBridge is built-in software that allows you to print directly from your camera. The camera is connect ... Show more
No
No
Cartridges
Cartridge Model The ink cartridge for an inkjet printer is the component that contains the ink that is deposited onto the page when printing. Different brands, as well as different printers within each brand, will us ... Show more
HP 932 Black Officejet Ink Cartridge (~ 400 pages); HP 933 Cyan Officejet Ink Cartridge; HP 933 Magenta Officejet Ink Cartridge; HP 933 Yellow Officejet Ink Cartridge: composite yield (~330 pages)
HP 952 Setup Black OfficeJet Ink Cartridge (~1000 pages); HP 952 Setup CMY OfficeJet Ink Cartridge (~625 pages)
Cartridge Yield Number of pages that can be printed before the ink cartridge runs out
400 pages
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Ink Service An alternative to buying brand new ink cartridges is using an ink refill service, which is much better for the environment. Some brands offer their own ink service, such as Epson Ecotank or HP Instant ... Show more
HP 932 Ink
HP 952 Black Ink Cartridge HP 952 CMY Ink Cartridge HP 952XL Black Ink Cartridge
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Physical Features
Weight

40 lbs
 

34 lbs
 
source: hp.com
Dimensions
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Portability If you need to print on-the-go, such as at a tradeshow or while traveling, you’ll need a printer that is considered portable. These smaller, typically battery-powered devices are easy to carry and wor ... Show more
No
No
Noise Level How loud a printer can be is measured in the standard sound unit called decibels, or dB. The higher the dB rating, the louder the machine is. Also, the closer you are to the machine, the louder it wil ... Show more
55 dB
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Paper
Paper Handling Not all printers can handle all sizes of paper. If you plan to print photos, envelopes, labels, or other variations from the typical 8.5x11" letter paper, you’ll need a printer that has settings to su ... Show more
  • 3 in x 5 in
  • 3 in x 44 inA4; A6; B5 (JIS); 6 x 8 in; Executive; Index card 3 x 5 in; Index card 4 x 6 in; Index card 5 x 8 in; Index card A4; Index card Letter; 3 x 5 in; 4 x 6 in x 10 x 15 cm; 5 x 7 in x 13 x 18 cm; 8 x 10 in; 10 x 15 cm; L; Photo 2L; 8.5 x 13 in; Legal; Letter; Statement; Ofuku Hagaki; Hagaki Card 100 x 148 mm; Japanese Postcard; Envelope #10; Envelope A2; Envelope C5; Envelope C6; Envelope DL; Envelope Monarch; Card envelope 4.4 x 6 in.; JIS Chou #3; JIS Chou #4; 11 x 14 in; 12 x 12 in; B4 (JIS); Tabloid; Super B; A3; A3+ 330 483 mm
  • A4
  • A5
  • A6
  • B5 (JIS)
  • Envelope (DL, C5, C6, Chou #3, Chou #4)
  • Card (Hagaki, Ofuku Hagaki)
  • A3
Paper Types Not all printers can handle all types of paper. To print with different paper weights and styles, such as glossy photo paper or thicker card stock, your printer must have settings that support that pa ... Show more
Paper (plain thick paper, HP Bright White Paper, HP Premium Presentation Paper, Matte, HP Premium Plus Photo Papers, Other inkjet papers, HP Advanced Photo Papers, HP Everyday Photo Paper, Matte, HP Everyday Photo Paper, Glossy, Other photo papers, Other specialty papers, Other Greeting Cards, HP Brochure Paper 180 g, Glossy, HP Brochure and Flyer Paper, Matte, HP Brochure and Flyer Paper, Glossy, HP Tri-fold Brochure Paper, Matte, HP Tri-fold Brochure Paper, Glossy, Other brochure papers, Plain hagaki, Inkjet hagaki, Card Stock
  • Plain Paper
  • HP Photo Papers
  • HP Matte Brochure or Professional Paper
  • HP Matte Presentation Paper
  • HP Glossy Brochure or Professional Paper
  • Other Matte Inkjet Papers
  • Other Glossy Inkjet Papers
  • Inkjet Hagaki
  • Plain Paper Thick
  • Plain Paper Light/Recycled
Number of Trays How many paper trays does the printer have?
1
1
Paper Tray Capacity Paper tray capacity indicates the maximum number of sheets of paper that fit in the tray or document feeder. The main tray will likely hold the most paper; the printer may also have one or more backup ... Show more
250 sheets
250 sheets
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Other Info
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  • WIDE-FORMAT (11x17) PRINTER FOR THE OFFICE – Print up to 11x17, scan and copy up to legal size inches with this all-in-one, high-volume printer.
  • EASILY PRINT FROM YOUR MOBILE DEVICE – Simply connect your iOS or Android device and print using Wi-Fi or AirPrint with the HP OfficeJet Pro 7720 printer.
  • PROFESSIONAL COLOR PRINTS – Print borderless brochures, flyers, posters and more with stunningly vibrant color
  • OUR MOST POWERFUL PRINTING APP EVER – The HP Smart app is intuitively designed so it’s easy to set up your printer, scan business documents with your mobile camera, and print through cloud services
  • IDEAL FOR SMAL BUSINESSES - Print borderless, double-sided marketing materials up to 11x17 inches
  • BREEZE THROUGH TASKS - Take control of print, scan, copy, and fax jobs, using the auto document feeder, auto two-sided printing, color touchscreen and the timesaving shortcuts
  • Use Original HP 952 & HP 952XL ink cartridges for great result print after print. Media weights by paper path:34 to 250 g/m²
  • Supported paper sizes include Letter; Legal; Government Legal; Executive; Statement; 3x5 in; 4x6 in; 5x7 in; 8x10 in; L; Photo 2L; Envelope; Card; Tabloid.Scan size (ADF), maximum:8.5 x 14 inches
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Brand
HP
HP
Power Consumption For the energy conscious, or those looking to cut down their power bill, the amount of power your printer consumes may be a concern to you. At different stages, such as in standby mode, while actively ... Show more
  • 1.89 watts sleep mode
  • 4.57 watts standby mode
  • 27.7 watts operation mode
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Energy Star Qualified Energy Star is a set of standards that aims to reduce energy consumption of various devices. If a device is Energy Star qualified, it will consumer less energy to operate and is more environmentally f ... Show more
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No
Release Date
7 Jul 2014
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Warranty
1-Year Limited Warranty 24-hours, 7 days a week Web support Business hour phone support within the warranty period
1-year limited hardware warranty
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97 / 100
Rank: #7 out of 124.
95 / 100
Rank: #21 out of 124.
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Key features
  • Functions as a printer, copier, scanner, faxing machine and web.
  • HP Thermal Inkjet
  • 2.65" LCD with TouchSmart Frame
  • Wireless capability

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Key features
  • All in One Wide Format Printer
  • Wireless Printing
  • Print up to 11x17
  • Print borderless brochures

HP OfficeJet Pro 7720 is a very popular option in the middle of the inkjet printers price range. It's in the top 3 bestselling inkjet printers and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as HP OfficeJet Pro 8710 or HP OfficeJet Pro 8720 .

HP OfficeJet Pro 7720 is CDN$ 11.61 more expensive than an average inkjet printer (CDN$ 271.24).

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