Updated 31 Jul 2017

HP

Color Laserjet Pro M252dw

Snapshot: The HP Color Laserjet Pro M252dw connects via ethernet, WiFi and USB and has a 3" display. How well does it print?

Color Laserjet Pro M252dw
Consumer score
SCORE
Price

$459

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Test results

Overall score
75
Print quality
?/10
Energy use
?/10
Networking
?/10

Good points

  • Good printing.
  • Good energy use.
  • Very good networking.
  • Comparatively cheap printing costs.
  • Has a setting for automatic double-sided printing.
  • Can connect via ethernet and WiFi.
  • Large 3" LCD.

But

No obvious bad points.

How we test

For non-multifunction printers, our overall score comprises print quality (90%), energy use (5%), and networking (5%).

For multifunction printers, our overall score comprises print quality (63%), scanning (13.5%), copying (13.5%), energy use (5%), and networking (5%).

We don’t retest older printers. To account for their age, each year we alter their overall and individual scores. This can affect whether a printer maintains recommended or worth considering status.

Key data

Model

Price
$459
Type
Laser

Running costs

Cost per black page ($)
0.056
Cost per colour page ($)
0.330
Extra ink used
n/a

Specifications

Dimensions WxLxH (cm)
38 x 42 x 29
Display size
3"

Features

Colour
Yes
Ethernet
Yes
WiFi
Yes
USB
Yes
Fax
No
Auto duplexing
Yes
Card slots
-
Number of cartridges
4
Touchscreen
Yes
Page capacity
150
Separate 4x6 photo tray
n/a
PictBridge
n/a
Can print through email
Yes
Supports Google Cloud Print
Yes

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