• CD/DVD printing
  • Very good print quality


  • Can't accommodate legal-size paper

At A Glance

Strong performance and CD/DVD printing distinguish this model from other low-priced competition.

Manufacturer’s Description

Print 4 x 6-inch photos in as fast as 18 seconds with 5 individual inks Print lab-quality photos that last for generations3 using HP Advanced Photo Paper Print everyday documents at fast speeds up to 33 ppm black and up to 31 ppm color Enjoy beautiful instant-dry, smudge-resistant photos using HP Vivera ink and HP Advanced Photo Paper

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The Specs

Part Number Q8421A#B1H
Operating System Compatibility Microsoft Windows XP
General Information
UPC Code 883585800490
Storage Media
SD card SD Card
Memory stick Memory Stick


PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Good
Print quality: Color photo Superior
Print quality: Grayscale photo Good
Copy quality n/a
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 11.4   ppm
Grayscale Glossy Output Quality n/a
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 33.19
Sports Action Shot (secs) 35.07
Line Art Output Quality Good
4 by 6 Grayscale Photo (secs) 17.06
Tested Color Speed (ppm) 3.4
Overall Scan Quality n/a
One-Page Webpage (secs) 20.5
Tested Lineart Speed (ppm) 3.2
Color Output Quality Very Good
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 68.46
300dpi Line Art Image (secs) 18.89
Tested Grayscale Speed (ppm) 3.5
Three-Page Word Document (secs) 38.26
Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 1.7
4 by 6 Color Photo (secs) 17.04