Pros

  • Easy to set up, very good text quality

Cons

  • Very slow
  • Graphics suffer on plain paper

At A Glance

Sluggish and allergic to plain paper, the P703w simply can't compete with like-priced models.

Manufacturer’s Description

The Dell Photo P703w All-In-One Printer is designed to be easy to set up, easy to operate with advanced user friendly features and produces consistently high quality photo prints and color documents.With this printer, you can produce professional-looking documents and print borderless photos. It prints up to 31 pages per minute in black and gives you vivid and crisp color prints at up to 26 ppm . It provides effortless setup and installation via USB port. This printer offers high photo quality with no loss in digitizing hardcopy photos, images and documents. Additionally the printer incorporates wide connectivity options to allow mobile and versatile printing across devices and cards.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 2242753
Requirements
Operating System Compatibility Microsoft Windows XP
Ports and Connections
Wireless connection 802.11b
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 Superior
Print quality: Grayscale photo Fair
Copy quality Good
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 6.3   ppm
Performance
300dpi Line Art Image (secs) 30.27
Final Scan Time, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 15.3
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 51.26
Color Output Quality Good
One-Page Line Art, Maximum Resolution Good
Final Scan Time, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 16.92
4 by 6 Grayscale Photo (secs) 25.54
4 by 6 Color Photo (secs) 25.34
Final Scan Time, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 9.51
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 124.68
Sports Action Shot (secs) 50.76
Overall Scan Quality Good
Preview Scan, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 11.63
Grayscale Glossy Output Quality n/a
One-Page Copy (secs) 24.71
One-Page Webpage (secs) 38.54
Tested Grayscale Speed (ppm) 2.3
Three-Page Word Document (secs) 62.77
Preview Scan, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 12.73
Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 1.2
One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi Good
Tested Lineart Speed (ppm) 2.0
Preview Scan, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 12.92
Tested Color Speed (ppm) 2.1
Line Art Output Quality Good