Pros

  • Compact footprint

Cons

  • Lagging print speeds
  • High costs per page

At A Glance

Small model is best suited for low-volume printing. Text looked very sharp. Estimated costs per page are high.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.hp.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number Q6455A#ABA
Requirements
Operating System Compatibility
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows 98
  • Microsoft Windows XP
General Information
UPC Code 51851156033

Performance

PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Very Good
Print quality: Color photo Fair
Print quality: Grayscale photo Fair
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 6.8   ppm
Performance
5 x 7 Photo (secs) 48.97
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 33.24
Color Output Quality Fair
Three-Page PowerPoint Document (secs) 69.63
Output Score, Color Photo, Best Quality Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Color-Best) Fair
Output Score, Line Art, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-LineArt-Default) Fair
Output Score, Color Graphics, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Color-Default) Fair
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 88.23
Output Score, Text, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Text-Default) Very Good
Color Photo (secs) 35.07
One-Page Grayscale Graphic (secs) 37.84
Tested Photo Speed (formerly pf-PCWPhotoSpeed) 1.2
Output Score, Grayscale Graphics, Best Quality Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Grayscale-Best) Fair
Color Photo, Normal Settings 35.07
Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 1.2
Color Photo, Best Quality Settings 48.97
Tested Color Speed (ppm) 2.6
Line Art Output Quality Fair