10 Best home printers for 2024

BY Joshua Joda

25th May 2023 Technology

5 min read

10 Best home printers for 2024
These are some of the best home printers available on the market today for day-to-day use, invaluable for home working and arranging important documents 
A great printer makes an invaluable part of a home working set up and aside from work, they’re useful for printing labels, photocopying and scanning documents when needed.
With such a wide array of printers of varying models, it’s very easy to see what’s available and feel overwhelmed with choice. We’ve sifted through several recommended machines for the home and here are a few standout choices that are great for all the general use you’ll need from a printer.

Epson EcoTank ET-8500

Epson EcoTank 8500
On the higher-end range of home printers, the ecotank ET-8500 is undoubtedly a premium offering, coming with premium six-colour Epson Claria ink which can print up to 2,300 photos with one bottle. The printer can print in high quality in A4 and is more economical, printing more pages with less ink bottles, ultimately saving you in ink costs in the long run.
It has additional A3 printing capability—with Wi-Fi printing allowing for easy access from smartphones and tablets. There’s also a double-sided printing feature and a maximum speed of 12 pages per minute (ppm).
  • Connectivity - Wi-Fi, with Ethernet and Apple AirPrint enabled
  • Max print speed (colour) – 12ppm
  • Max print speed (monochrome) – 16ppm
  • Connectivity – Wi-Fi, USB, Ethernet

HP Officejet Pro-9020

HP OfficeJet Pro 9020
The Officejet Pro 9020 is a handy all-in-one printer, able to print, scan and photocopy via jobs you can send from your phone, while also being voice activated, compatible with Google assistant.
The printer comes with HP962 starter cartridges and can also print in duplex, as well as scan and copy with its automatic document feeder.
  • Connectivity - USB, Ethernet
  • Max print speed (colour) – 20ppm
  • Max print speed (monochrome) – 24ppm

Canon G4511

Canon G4511
This four-in-one Canon inkjet printer can be used via a wired connection or wirelessly, with relatively fast printing of 20 pages per minute. It reportedly has 12,000-page use from two black bottles, for quality printing, as well as refill tanks for stocking up when the ink does run low.
  • Connectivity - Wi-Fi, Ethernet, wired
  • Max print speed (colour) – 20ppm
  • Max print speed (monochrome) – 15ppm

Epson EcoTank ET-3850

Epson Ecotank 3850
The EcoTank ET-3850 will get all your printing, copying and scanning needs done to a high standard but without costing you an arm and a leg. It’s a great printer for the home, coming with up to three years of ink included, with an option for an extra ink multipack.
With one set of black ink being able to print 7,500 pages and 6,000 in colour, which is equal to 72 cartridges of ink, it will save you quite a lot in cartridge costs.
The maximum print speed in both black and white and colour for the ET-3850 is a fair bit higher than the average printer as well, making it a smart choice if you need to print multi-page documents.
  • Connectivity - Wi-Fi
  • Max print speed (colour) – 20ppm
  • Max print speed (monochrome) – 33ppm

HP Envy 6430e all-in-one

HP envy 6430e
Coming in on the lower price scale for printers is the HP Envy 6430e, another all-in-one colour printer that comes with six months of HP instant ink, a service that sends you ink automatically when you run out. Also featured is a document feeder that can take up to 35 pages at once, with automatic double-sided printing and borderless printing capability.
It's easy to get set up and you can scan and print from your PC, tablet or phone at any time with the HP smart app.
  • Connectivity - USB
  • Max print speed (colour) – 7ppm
  • Max print speed (monochrome) – 10ppm

Brother MFC-L2750DW

Brother MFC-LC2750DW
This Laserjet Brother printer has wireless connectivity and an LCD screen for easy navigation and control, also being able to connect via USB2.0. With its larger size, it has a larger than average sheet tray capacity of up to 250 sheets, able to fit 50 sheets in its document feeder.
You’ll also be able to scan in high resolution, up to 1200 x 1200 DPI and copy in resolutions of up to 600 x 600 DPI.
  • Connectivity - USB 2.0, NFC, Wi-Fi direct
  • Max print speed (colour) – 34ppm
  • Max print speed (monochrome) – 34ppm

Epson Expression Home XP-4100

Epson Expression home XP 4100
The Epson Expression XP-4100 is a multifunction printer that you can get up and running relatively quickly and you can connect to it via Wi-Fi for easy and convenient use.
Though at 10ppm, you won’t get notably fast print speed, the XP-4100 makes up for that with a robust on-device panel for accessibility and troubleshooting if needed.
  • Connectivity - Wi-Fi, USB
  • Max print speed (colour) – 5ppm
  • Max print speed (monochrome) – 10ppm

Canon PIXMA MG3650

Canon Pixma MG3650
The Pixma MG3650 is a more budget-friendly choice for standard printing with a slower print speed and no on-device control screen. However, you can install and set up the printer easily, and connect with up to three devices to control it with, for straightforward and quality printing.
  • Connectivity - Wi-Fi
  • Max print speed (colour) – 5.7ppm
  • Max print speed (monochrome) – 9.9ppm

Brother DCP-J1050DW

Brother DCP-J1050DW
This Brother inkjet printer is a three-in-one machine, compatible with USB 2.0 for manual connection if required and it can fit up to 150 sheets of paper in its paper tray. It also comes with an LCD display and control panel for easy navigation through menus and settings, though you can also control key features via the Brother Printer mobile app, available on both Android and iOS.
  • Connectivity - Bluetooth, Wi-Fi
  • Max print speed (colour) – 7ppm
  • Max print speed (monochrome) – 17ppm

HP 2M32H38 Officejet mobile printer

HP 2m32H38
A printer that you can take with you is a somewhat unique idea as far as printing goes, but this HP printer is exactly that. Being compact and designed to be used flexibly at home or on the go, is able to comfortably fit in a bag or backpack.
Despite its size, it’s still reliable for high quality, quiet and fast printing, with original HP cartridges and wireless access for easy printer control.
  • Connectivity - USB
  • Max print speed (colour) – 19ppm
  • Max print speed (monochrome) – 20ppm
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