According to HP, the Color LaserJet Pro MFP M277dw represents the 'most significant laser printing re-engineering' since the first LaserJet appeared in 1984.
It was an impressively quick photocopier, needing just 14 seconds for a single black A4 page, or 48 seconds for 10 colour pages.We still don't like.HP has updated its twain scan interface.Shortcuts cover everyday printing jobs, hP has updated its twain scanning software with a new interface, but unfortunately we're still not keen.It's far faster, and you'll recoup the extra outlay through much lower running costs.Round-UP: Best Printers, theres a 2-line, 16-character mono LCD on the HP LaserJet Pro MFP M125nw, which isnt always easy to read, because it doesnt have a backlight.Unfortunately, even when calculated for the high-capacity black cartridge, which lasts for 2,400 pages, this MFP's running costs are high, being around.8p per combined black and colour page.Its no longer sufficient for a printer to work with a PC or a Mac; its important it works with iOS and Android devices too, and HPs LaserJet Pro MFP M125nw aims to cover all the bases.Unfortunately we were less convinced by colour prints and photocopies, which looked drab.
After an hour sitting idle, it needed only an extra second for each test.
The latter include scanning to and printing from a USB stick, and access to downloadable apps which range from useful forms and printable podcasts, to child-friendly activity sheets.
It approached HP's claimed 18 pages per minute (ppm) in our tests, managing 16ppm over 25 pages of text, and a speedy.6ppm over 24 graphics-rich colour pages.
We'd suggest spending twice as much on HP's own.Read more: Printer Reviews, hP LaserJet Pro MFP M125nw Design and Features.We couldn't find a print option that produced lively colour graphics or especially realistic photos.Best Printers 2015 and buying guide.Plus, we're unimpressed by the shallow ashampoo firewall 1.20 serial paper tray, which only holds 125 sheets, or the lack of a second paper input or bypass feed.Duplex printing was indeed quick, with 10 sides printing onto five pages in 78 seconds.