HP Officejet Pro 8500

  • HP Officejet Pro 8500
81
Based on 19 scores, 24 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    7
  • Good:
    8
  • Average:
    3
  • Bad:
    1

Pros:

  • Easy to use 3.4-inch LCD touch screen.
  • Painless 802.11b/g wireless setup; industry-leading print speeds.
  • Excellent quality prints.

Cons:

  • Photo prints could be better.
  • Copier function not as efficient as a dedicated photocopy machine.

Expert reviews and ratings

By PC Authority on 83

The HP Officejet Pro 8500 is one of the best office inkjet alternatives for under $350. Being feature packed, small businesses may be tempted to try this over the latest expensive laser printer....

By TechCentral on

The HP Officejet Pro 8500 makes an excellent addition to any home or small office. It’s easy to use, it features a lot of essential business functions and it handles its main job — the printing of documents — really well. The only real...

By cnet on 88

The HP Officejet Pro 8500 wireless makes a convincing inkjet argument for offices with a high volume of prints. With a function touch screen, multiple networking options, and an astoundingly fast print speed, it makes perfect sense to give this...

By About.com on 90

Slow set-up time aside, the HP Officejet Pro 8500 is an all-in-one with a host of features such as wireless, one-button scanning options, fax, and copier that will make any home or small office more efficient at a price thats pretty reasonable...

By GadgetSpeak on 64

I have been asked numerous times why the reviews of HP items suddenly stopped. The reason/excuse I was given by their then agency is too far fetched even to print. Now with a new agency I hope to be able to tell you about the current range of...

By PC Pro on 83

A great scanner, fast printing and low running costs make it a tempting office choice...

By TechRadar on 80

del.icio.us reddit! TechBlips Facebook Stumbleupon Newsvine tweet You cant fault it for features. HPs Officejet Pro 8500 lets you fax or email documents directly from the printer, offers Duplex printing and can be connected to a network via...

By RegHardware on 85

Most of the claims made for the OfficeJet Pro 8500 stand up. It costs about the same as a colour laser, is surprisingly much cheaper to run, prints quickly – as long as you don’t duplex – and produces good plain paper print. To cap it,...

By AsiaOne on

A good option for small businesses who may not have the budget for an expensive multi-function laser printer....

By PCWorld on 80

HPs OfficeJet Pro 8500 Wireless All-in-One is a color inkjet multifunction printer built to take anything that a small office can throw at it. Granted, its expensive, but if you do high-volume printing, consider buying it for the low consumables...

By Good Gear Guide on 90

The HP Officejet Pro 8500 Wireless inkjet multifunction provides tough competition for cheaper colour lasers, offering cheap consumables and plenty of features to suit the home or small office....

By PC Mag on 80

If youre thinking of moving up to a color laser all-in-one (AIO), be sure to check out the HP Officejet Pro 8500 Wireless All-in-One as...

By PCWorld India on 77

As an all-round inkjet the HP Officejet Pro 8500 works very well. Its low running costs will make it far cheaper than other inkjets - even lasers will find it hard to keep toner costs this low. We just wish it had produced cleaner color prints on the...

By Computeractive on 80

A good alternative to laser printers for the home...

By IT Reviews on

With low running costs, the OfficeJet Pro 8500 is worth considering as an alternative to a laser in the home office environment. The price is fairly high but you get a host of features including a fax, scanner, copier and built in wired and wireless...

By PC Advisor on 70

As an all-round inkjet, the HP Officejet Pro 8500 works very well. Its low running costs will make it far cheaper than other inkjets - even lasers will find it hard to keep toner costs this low. We just wish it had produced cleaner colour prints on...

By IT PRO on 67

HP wants to sell this machine as an alternative to a small business, colour laser multifunction. Its as easy to use, needs no more maintenance and gives comparable print quality. If you print photos as part of your workload, it gives better print...

By Trusted Reviews on 70

HP is trying to persuade everybody that a good solid office inkjet printer is a better bet than a flimsy little colour laser. Its latest offering is the Officejet Pro 8500 Wireless, which is a big, robust machine, but with some of the downsides...

By Computer Shopper on 85

This all-in-one offers trouble-free operation, excellent ease of use, and low media cost for small workgroups....

By Expert Reviews on 100

HPs Officejet Pro 8500 Wireless is far more expensive than the other inkjets here, but its designed to compete with colour laser MFPs. It has a comprehensive web interface, automatic duplexer, 10/100 Ethernet, 802.11b/g wireless, a 250-sheet...