Pros

  • Fast print speeds
  • Good paper handling

Cons

  • Text output was a little light
  • Banding and dithering on color graphics

At A Glance

GDI-based printer has a built-in duplexer and offers the fastest graphics and text performance on our chart.

Manufacturer’s Description

Versatile, professional-quality printer for true-to-life photos up to 4800-optimized dpi, plus laser-quality black text. Enjoy fast document printing speeds up to 22 ppm black, up to 21 ppm color, plus 4x6 photos in as fast as 27 seconds. Print documents in laser-quality black that retains clarity for decades and longest-lasting color photos with the look and feel of traditional photos using HP photo ink cartridge. Print custom-size photos 4x6 to 8.5x11 to 8.5x24 panorama size directly from PictBridge enabled cameras - no computer needed.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 62426703
Interfaces/Ports
USB Yes
General Information
Manufacturer Hewlett-Packard
UPC Code 829160999487
Manufacturer Part Number C9045AB1H
Brand Name HP
Product Name Deskjet 5440 Inkjet Photo Printer
Marketing Information

Versatile, professional-quality printer for true-to-life photos up to 4800-optimized dpi, plus laser-quality black text. Enjoy fast document printing speeds up to 22 ppm black, up to 21 ppm color, plus 4x6 photos in as fast as 27 seconds. Print documents in laser-quality black that retains clarity for decades and longest-lasting color photos with the look and feel of traditional photos using HP photo ink cartridge. Print custom-size photos 4x6 to 8.5x11 to 8.5x24 panorama size directly from PictBridge enabled cameras - no computer needed.

Product Model 5440
Product Type Inkjet Printer
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.hp.com
Product Line Deskjet
Product Series 5400
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • Deskjet 5440 Inkjet Photo Printer
  • Setup Poster
  • User's Guide
  • Power supply
  • Power cord
  • HP 92 Black Inkjet Print Cartridge (5 ml)
  • HP 93 Tri-Color Inkjet Printer Cartridge (5 ml)
  • HP Image Zone Photo & Imaging software on CD-ROM
  • Additional Information

    Custom media size: 3" x 5" to 8.5" x 24"

    Physical Characteristics
    Height 5.7"
    Width 18.1"
    Depth 18.9"
    Weight (Approximate) 121.6 oz
    Form Factor Desktop
    Warranty
    Limited Warranty 1 Year
    Media Handling
    Media Size Letter, Legal, Executive, Envelope No. 10, Double Panorama, Custom Size
    Standard Input Media Capacity 100 sheets
    Media Handling 1 x Input Tray 100 Sheet
    Media Type Plain Paper, Inkjet Paper, Photo Paper, Envelope, Transparency, Label, Card Stock, Iron-on Transfer, Borderless Media
    Number of Input/Multipurpose Trays Installed 1
    Borderless Printing Yes
    Technical Information
    Platform Supported PC, Mac
    Maximum Color Print Speed (ppm) 21
    Maximum Print Resolution 4800 dpi
    Maximum Mono Print Speed (ppm) 22
    Print Color Color
    Reliability
    Duty Cycle 1000 pages per month
    Fonts & Emulation
    Language Emulation PCL 3 Enhanced

    Performance

    PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
    Print quality: Text Superior
    Print quality: Color photo Fair
    Print quality: Grayscale photo Poor
    Copy quality n/a
    PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
    Print speed: Text 26.3   ppm
    Performance
    Output Score, Color Photo, Best Quality Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Color-Best) Fair
    Grayscale Glossy Output Quality n/a
    Output Score, Color Graphics, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Color-Default) Good
    Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 14.22
    Sports Action Shot (secs) 17.5
    Line Art Output Quality Very Good
    4 by 6 Grayscale Photo (secs) 13.99
    Tested Color Speed (ppm) 5.5
    Overall Scan Quality n/a
    One-Page Webpage (secs) 11.82
    Tested Lineart Speed (ppm) 5.6
    Color Output Quality Good
    Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 29.63
    Output Score, Line Art, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-LineArt-Default) Very Good
    Output Score, Grayscale Graphics, Best Quality Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Grayscale-Best) Fair
    Tested Photo Speed (formerly pf-PCWPhotoSpeed) 3.6
    300dpi Line Art Image (secs) 10.63
    Tested Grayscale Speed (ppm) 4.3
    Three-Page Word Document (secs) 16.63
    Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 3.4
    Output Score, Text, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Text-Default) Very Good
    4 by 6 Color Photo (secs) 17.64

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