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HP Photosmart Premium Fax All-in-One C309a

alaTest has collected and analyzed 167 reviews of HP Photosmart Premium Fax All-in-One C309a. The average rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Views about the paper handling and design are overall positive. The multifunction and usability also get good comments, but there are some negative opinions about the ink consumption and noise.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the HP Photosmart Premium Fax All-in-One C309a is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for HP Photosmart Premium Fax All-in-One C309a

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 user reviews of HP Photosmart Premium Fax All-in-One C309a from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 1.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the paper handling. The usability also gets good feedback. Some have doubts about the print quality and noise.

performance, usability, paper handling

reliability, price, noise, print quality

17% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Oct, 2020

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for HP Photosmart Premium Fax All-in-One C309a

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 user reviews of HP Photosmart Premium Fax All-in-One C309a from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com. People really like the print quality. The usability also gets good feedback, whereas there are some less positive opinions about the reliability and performance.

usability, print quality

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20% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Oct, 2020

GOOD GEAR GUIDE - EDITOR'S CHOICE

Expert review by : James Hutchinson (goodgearguide.com.au)

HP Photosmart Premium C309a multifunction printer

 

HP packs more features into the Photosmart Premium C309a than you can poke a stick at. With premium pricing to match its moniker, this multifunction p...

Comprehensive connectivity, automatic duplexing, great photo print quality, fast printing

Small LCD screen, can't broadcast separate Wi-Fi network

With a host of features, the HP Photosmart Premium C309a multifunction printer is a great option for almost any task. Though not perfect, not much is wrong with this printer.

Mar, 2009

Expert review by : Justin Yu (cnet.com)

HP Photosmart Premium Fax All-in-One (C309a) review: HP Photosmart Premium Fax All-in-One (C309a)

 

HP Photosmart Premium Fax All-in-One (C309a)

Prints high-quality color photos and documents; impressive output speed; attractive design; added extras like Quick Forms, ADF, and an integrated CD drive for custom prints.

Higher than average cost for black ink cartridge; minor omissions include a hinged scanner hood and speed-dial fax buttons.

The HP Photosmart Premium Fax All-in-One printer makes it easy to increase productivity thanks to its streamlined user interface. The fax, copy, print, and scanning features boast helpful extras like double-sided printing, wireless connectivity,...

Apr, 2009

Expert review by (cnet.com)

HP Photosmart Premium Fax All-in-One C309a

 

Design and features Rounded corners and smooth indentations make the Photosmart Premium Fax AIO look as if it were cut from a single block of plastic. The design defies the typical boxy shape of other inkjet printers like the Kodak ESP 5 and features a...

Prints high-quality color photos and documents; impressive output speed; attractive design; added extras like Quick Forms, ADF, and an integrated CD drive for custom prints.

Higher than average cost for black ink cartridge; minor omissions include a hinged scanner hood and speed-dial fax buttons.

The HP Photosmart Premium Fax All-in-One printer makes it easy to increase productivity thanks to its streamlined user interface. The fax, copy, print, and scanning features boast helpful extras like double-sided printing, wireless connectivity,...

Apr, 2009

Expert review by : Alexandra Savvides (cnet.com.au)

HP Photosmart C309a Premium Fax All-in-One Printer

 

The C390a follows in the footsteps of recent HP multifunction devices by delivering excellent quality prints in a stylish, fully featured unit. If it weren't for the initial and ongoing running costs, this would be the ideal solution for a home or...

CD/DVD printing ; Automatic document feeder ; Stylish for a multifunction

Slightly expensive cost per page ; Printer itself is expensive

HP provides a range of support options on its website, from manuals to troubleshooting and driver downloads.

Jun, 2009

Expert review by : Jermaine S (brighthub.com)

HP Photosmart Premium Fax C309a All-in-One: Wireless Versatility for the Home Office

 

Full review of the HP Photosmart Premium C309a Fax All-in-One wireless capable printer. HP's contender for home office supremacy, combining the functions of a printer, fax, and scanner into a single unit for under $300. The Photosmart Premium C309a is...

The Photosmart comes with a standard one-year warranty with 24-hour phone support, and an option to extend the warranty for two more years at an upgraded price. HP service and support has generally been known for a consistently high level of quality,...

May, 2011

Expert review by : Alvin Soon (hardwarezone.com)

The HP Photosmart Premium C309 - A Stylish Workhorse

 

The HP Photosmart Premium C309 is a beautiful all-in-one inkjet printer that prints, copies and scans, with a 3.45-inch touch-screen LCD display built in. But is it all look and no substance, or does it hold its printing might against its closest...

Good overall performanceGood document printsBeautiful photo prints

Lack of an ADFSlow duplex printing speedsGrainy photo scans

Feb, 2010

Expert review by : Alexandra Savvides (zdnet.com.au)

HP Photosmart C309a Premium Fax All-in-One Printer

 

The C390a follows in the footsteps of recent HP multifunction devices by delivering excellent quality prints in a stylish, fully featured unit. If it weren't for the initial and ongoing running costs, this would be the ideal solution for a home or...

CD/DVD printing, Automatic document feeder, Stylish for a multifunction

Slightly expensive cost per page, Printer itself is expensive

The C390a follows in the footsteps of recent HP multifunction devices by delivering excellent quality prints in a stylish, fully featured unit. If it weren't for the initial and ongoing running costs, this would be the ideal solution for a home or...

Jun, 2009

Consumer review (cnet.com.au)

"Very frustrating"

 

takes ages to warm up... connection keeps failing....paper jams to the max...ink thirsty...

scans OK but slow

takes ages to warm up... connection keeps failing....paper jams to the max...ink thirsty

Jun, 2011

Consumer review (cnet.com.au)

"Do not buy! My 10-15 year old Canon MP730 and software outperforms it in so many ways"

 

HP what can I say...you really do suck.

scans are crystal clear, it turns on and off, and has pretty blue leds....YAY

Software slow and inaccurate, auto feed jams nightmare to clear, scan system slow, ink runs out insanely quick, ink expensive

May, 2011

Consumer review (cnet.com.au)

HP Photosmart C309a Premium Fax All-in-One Printer

 

Got a C309a to replace another (15 month old) HP printer that failed. The C309a lasted less than 6 months before the carriage locked up. After a big hassle online and on the phone with, difficult to understand, tech support they sent me another...

Mar, 2011

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