Advantages and disadvantages of laser printers and inkjet printers



Many primary players of printers will be caught in a dilemma before buying a printer. There are a variety of printers on the market, the most basic ones are inkjet printers and laser printers. What should I choose for inkjet printers or laser printers? The key is what features you need and where you use them.


The following are the advantages and disadvantages of laser printers and inkjet printers that I have combined with the experience of many users. These data will help you find the printer that works best for you. Please have a look.



Laser Printer

Inkjet Printer



Long life

Low cost

Fast printing speed

Good for photo printing

Long-term non-printing effect will not change

Will not cause damage to the human body

Suitable for mass printing, low cost

Environmentally friendly

The machine is relatively stable

Suitable for small prints

Low quality requirements for paper



High initial investment cost

Slower print speed

Color toner cartridge are expensive

Need to print regularly, otherwise the nozzle will be easy to block

Toner is harmful to humans

High quality requirements for paper

Will cause environmental pollution and release ozone

Late maintenance is more troublesome


In summary, if you print less, take pictures as the main print and have higher quality requirements, but don't care much about its printing speed, then inkjet printers will be the best choice. Most of the needs of this type are home users, small businesses, and so on.


If you need to print a lot of black and white text files, and the speed requirements are higher, then the black and white laser printer will be more suitable for you, because the cost of black and white laser printers is relatively low, and the amount is large, the toner cartridge is more cost-effective. Therefore, laser printers are more suitable for company use.


Also, if you want to print color pictures, but may not need to print often, it is recommended that you buy an inexpensive color laser printer. Such as Hp Color LaserJet Pro M452nw. The toner cartridge CF410A used is relatively affordable, and the print volume is large. If it is not used for a long time, the print effect will not change.



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