Updated 4 May 2018

HP

Officejet Pro 8720

Snapshot: The HP Officejet Pro 8720 connects via ethernet, WiFi and USB and has a 4.25" display. But how well does it print?

Officejet Pro 8720
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$350

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Test results

Overall score
69
Print quality
?/10
Scanning
?/10
Copying
?/10
Energy use
?/10
Networking
?/10

Good points

  • Good printing.
  • Good scanning.
  • Good copying.
  • Very good energy use.
  • OK networking.
  • Very cheap printing costs.
  • Has an auto document feeder and a setting for automatic double-sided printing.
  • Can connect via ethernet and WiFi.
  • Large 4.25" LCD.

But

  • No PictBridge support.

How we test

Non-multifunction printers

Overall score includes:
Print quality (90%)
Energy use (5%)
Networking (5%)

Multifunction printers

Overall score includes:
Print quality (63%)
Scanning (13.5%)
Copying (13.5%)
Energy use (5%)
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.

Extra ink used is the percentage of extra ink used for maintenance cleaning when printing 30 pages (text, graphics and photos) intermittently over 4 weeks, compared to the same printer printing 30 pages continuously.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$350

Running costs

Cost per black page ($)
0.027
Cost per colour page ($)
0.182
Cost per page - 4x6 photo ($)
0.227
Extra ink used (%)
240
Colour

Specifications

Type
Inkjet
Dimensions WxLxH (cm)
51 x 54 x 34
Ethernet
WiFi
USB
Fax
Auto duplexing
Number of cartridges
4
Display size
4.25"
Page capacity
250
Separate 4x6 photo tray
No
PictBridge
No

Features

Touchscreen
Can print through email
Supports Google Cloud Print
Print CD/DVD
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