Updated on 4 September 2013 by

Printing photos in its rich original form for both color and mono settings is the job of the best photo inkjet printers. Inexpensive than the lasers, but the high color and mono replacement cartridges add to the long term costs. The presence of the large display with touchscreen makes photo editing possible in some of these inkjet printers.

Copy, scan and fax features are common to the photo printers, to enable easy photo transfers over the network. Accessing the web through the various photo supporting apps such as AirPrint, Cloud Print makes photo printing using mobile devices convenient.

The leading brands HP, Canon and Epson cater to the demands for the best photo inkjet printer.


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Epson WorkForce ET-4550 EcoTank All-in-One
Brother MFC-J5720DW
Epson PictureMate PM-400 Personal Photo Lab
Epson WorkForce WF-100
HP Envy 5540 All-in-One
Epson WorkForce ET-4550 EcoTank All-in-One
Brother MFC-J5720DW
Epson PictureMate PM-400 Personal Photo Lab
Epson WorkForce WF-100
HP Envy 5540 All-in-One
$500 - $1,150
$250 - $250
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$350
$130
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Release Date
Aug 2015
Apr 2015
Nov 2015
Mar 2015
Oct 2015
Printer Type
Ink Jet, All-In-One, Standard All-Purpose
Ink Jet, All-In-One, Standard All-Purpose
Ink Jet, Dedicated Photo
Ink Jet, Printer Only, Standard All-Purpose
Ink Jet, All-In-One, Photo All-Purpose
Output Type
1-pass color
1-pass color
1-pass color
1-pass color
1-pass color
Platform
Android, iOS, Linux, Mac OS, Windows
Mac OS, Windows
Maximum Resolution(BW) - Horizontal
1200.0 dpi
1200.0 dpi
Maximum Resolution(BW) - Vertical
4800.0 dpi
6000.0 dpi
Average Rating
 3.7 stars
 4.0 stars
 3.8 stars
 3.8 stars
 3.4 stars
Ease of Use
33% Positive
67% Negative
87% Positive
13% Negative
50% Positive
50% Negative
77% Positive
23% Negative
44% Positive
56% Negative
Quality
100% Positive
28% Positive
72% Negative
66% Positive
34% Negative
75% Positive
25% Negative
100% Positive
Economy
100% Positive
80% Positive
20% Negative
22% Positive
78% Negative
75% Positive
25% Negative
Performance
16% Positive
84% Negative
33% Positive
67% Negative
50% Positive
50% Negative
25% Positive
75% Negative
40% Positive
60% Negative
Scanner
100% Positive