HP Photosmart eStation C510

  • HP Photosmart eStation C510
70
Based on 20 scores, 26 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    3
  • Good:
    4
  • Average:
    5
  • Bad:
    8

Pros:

  • Detachable touch screen lets you browse Web, read e-mail, install printer apps; excellent print quality; superior ink longevity for photos; Wi-Fi connectivity; duplex printing
  • EPrint feature enables wireless printing by e-mail with online job monitor; detachable Zeen tablet.
  • Prints excellent photos. Detachable touch-screen controller doubles as basic tablet and eReader. HP Web apps and ePrint. Easy setup. Automatic duplexer. Fax.

Cons:

  • Paper-output tray handles only 50 sheets at a time; limited scan, fax options; flash-card slot supports SD only
  • Android-based tablet can't access Android Marketplace; onscreen menu lacks print progress tools; problematic Zeen prone to touch-screen mistakes, system hang-ups, and browser process errors; lacks proper setup instructions.

Expert reviews and ratings

By T3 Magazine on 60

At almost £400, HP’s eStation C510 might seem horrendously expensive for a five-tank multifunction inkjet printer (although it’s currently £189 at Curry’s) but some very interesting features do much to justify the...

By LaptopMag on 60

Even though $299 for a printer is on the pricey side, HP bundles an 7-inch Android tablet with its PhotoSmart eStation C510 for about $120 more than other all-in-ones. You also get HP's convenient ePrint service, Apple AirPrint support, and a iPrint...

By TechRadar on 60

HP has been going all out to add a new twist to the humble desktop printer. Recently it launched e-All-in-One functionality in the Photosmart Premium and Photosmart Plus models, enabling you to set up these printers on a home network and email them...

By Pocket-lint on 60

Though the eStation is an interesting hybrid, we can’t really see this sort of combination of technology taking off and those serious about both should clearly seek solutions...

By itreviews.com on

The C510 is an innovative, stylish all-in-one that performs well enough but is ultimately let down by an under-performing Android 2.1 tablet that's not nearly as responsive as we'd have liked. While there may be significant appeal in combining...

By techcrunch.com on

Short version: part useful application of new technology, part marketing gimmick, the HP eStation is a solid all-in-one printer that uses a wireless Android-powered touchscreen tablet as its primary interface. The printer is about what you’d...

By Good Gear Guide on 60

The HP Photosmart eStation All-in-One multifunction inkjet printer has great specifications and can produce good quality photos and documents. However, we think that touchscreen tablet interface is far too complicated and full of features for its own...

By Trusted Reviews on 60

HP used to use the slogan ‘HP Invent’ and over the years the company has come out with a number of innovative printing tools including, arguably, the first all-in-ones. In an attempt to repeat the step-change, it first introduced the...

By PC Pro on 67

Fast, high-quality prints and great design, but the gimmicky tablet joins the ranks of Android...

By Computer Shopper on 85

The eStation’s tablet-like control panel gives this highly capable all-in-one a leg up on its competition. Not only is it a fine inkjet, but for home- or small-office users who want to stay Web-connected when away from a PC, its tablet is a big...

By cnet on 67

For all the cool points the HP Photosmart eStation C510 earns for Web-connectivity features like ePrint and the detachable Android-powered Zeen, we're holding off on our recommendation until HP drops the price and fixes the user interface bugs and...

By PC Mag on 80

The HP PhotoSmart eStation's 7-inch touch screen is detachable and doubles as a basic tablet and eReader. Buy it...

By PC Advisor on 70

The HP Photosmart eStation and its Zeen tablet definitely out-gadget other high-end home MFPs such as the Canon Pixma MG8120 and Epson Artisan 835. However, other touch-based phones and devices are quickly catching up to the Zeen's printing...

By PC World on 70

Fast, capable, and overshadowed by its detachable tablet control panel, this MFP offers a unique extra that may justify its price....

By About.com on 80

It's a multifunction printer. It's got a detachable seven-inch wireless tablet. And it's got the great printing quality associated with HP. What is it? The HP Photosmart eStation. It gets the printing part great; whether the detachable...

By Android Central on

Want to know what a printer with an Android mini-tablet looks like? Feast your eyes on the "HP Photosmart eStation All-in-One Printer Series - C510" (pause for breath) and itss little Android-powered control station (neé Zeen). Sure, we could talk...

International Review By Digital Life on 60

Skrivare eller läsplatta?Vi är lite förvirrade, är detta en skrivare med en tillhörande läsplatta eller en läsplatta med tillhörande skrivare? De flesta skrivartillverkare brukar sälja sina apparater...

International Review By Hardware.Info on

De eStation biedt alles wat je maar kunt wensen van een printer; hij kan kopiëren, scannen en printen en heeft zelfs internetfunctionaliteit via de tablet en de print- en scankwaliteit is uitstekend. Het is wel handig als je een draadloos netwerk...

International Review By PriceRunner on 60

HP eStation 510 är en nyskapande skrivare som är halvbra på allt möjligt istället för helbra på det viktigaste – att skriva ut dokument. Skrivare eller läsplatta?Vi är lite förvirrade, är...

International Review By Clubic on

HP Photosmart eStation C510L'eStation est avant tout l'aboutissement d'un concept, sorte d'arrivée à terme d'une transition vers l'ère tactile que HP a entamée il y a un an avec la Photosmart Premium. Et...