Pros

  • High quality photo output
  • Extensive software bundle

Cons

  • Bold text output sometimes bled together
  • Slower than average print speeds

At A Glance

This model has a low price for high print quality overall. It's fast at printing photos, but slow at copying.

Manufacturer’s Description

Print true-to-life photos without a PC directly from PictBridge-enabled cameras and convenient front USB port, or directly from memory cards using text display or with HP Photo Proof Sheet.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.hp.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number Q5587A#ABA
Requirements
Operating System Compatibility
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows 98
  • Microsoft Windows XP
General Information
UPC Code 829160691008
Storage Media
Memory stick Memory Stick
SD card SD Card
Scanning
Scanner Type Flatbed

Performance

PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Very Good
Print quality: Color photo Very Good
Copy quality Very good
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 4.9   ppm
Performance
Final Scan Time, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 14.48
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 74.62
Final Scan Time, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 11.64
Output Score, Color Graphics, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Color-Default) Good
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 123.4
Output Score, Text, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Text-Default) Very Good
Preview Scan, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 13.57
Total Scan Time, Line Art, Maximum Resolution (formerly pf-MFPs-LAmax1-Average) 206.9
Tested Photo Speed (formerly pf-PCWPhotoSpeed) 0.9
Preview Scan, Line Art, Maximum Resolution (formerly pf-MFPs-pvLAmax1-Average) 13.52
Three-Page Word Document (secs) 73.15
Preview Scan, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 13.75
Color Photo, Normal Settings 35.08
Preview Scan, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 13.43
Color Photo, Best Quality Settings 69.32
Tested Color Speed (ppm) 1.4
Line Art Output Quality Fair
5 x 7 Photo (secs) 69.32
Total Scan Time, 2-by-2-Inch Document, Maximum Resolution (formerly pf-MFPs-2x2maxmax-Average) 55.2
Color Output Quality Good
Final Scan Time, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 15.95
Three-Page PowerPoint Document (secs) 140.23
Output Score, Color Photo, Best Quality Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Color-Best) Very Good
Output Score, Line Art, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-LineArt-Default) Fair
One-Page Copy (secs) 42.27
Color Photo (secs) 35.08
One-Page Grayscale Graphic (secs) 37.12
Preview Scan, 2-by-2-Inch Document, Maximum Resolution (formerly pf-MFPs-pv2x2maxmax-Average) 68.2
Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 0.9