HP OfficeJet Pro 8012
HP OfficeJet Pro 8012 multifunction printer – test & review
The 6.8 cm touchscreen lets you customize your favorite options and eliminate repetitive tasks. Wi-Fi connectivity and scanning to cloud services and your mailboxes make it easy and convenient to use. With a resolution of 1200 x 1200 dpi in black and white and 4800 x 1200 dpi in color, as well as a speed ranging from 20 pages per minute in black and white and 10 in color, the HP OfficeJet Pro 8012 allows you to quickly produce quality prints. Automatic two-sided printing and economical HP ink cartridges make the printer very economical with a low cost per page.
ideal freelancers or home workers, the HP OfficeJet Pro 8012 will print quickly with professional quality .
A 3-in-1 inkjet printer, the HP OfficeJet Pro 8012 performs well on a daily basis and offers good value for money . Its use is easy and it allows printing, scanning and photocopying with professional quality . In addition to being economical, it is fully connected via wifi and can be used with the HP Smart application.
- Automatic duplex
- Quite cumbersome
Who is the HP OfficeJet Pro 8012 printer for?
Primarily for individuals looking for an efficient everyday printer, it can also be suitable for professionals, whether freelancers or home workers. Either way, the printer won't disappoint with its print quality, ease of use, and ink savings .
The HP OfficeJet Pro 8012 can print up to 18 pages per minute (ppm) in black and white, as well as 10 ppm in colour, all while ensuring a resolution of 1200 x 1200 dpi. The maximum print size is A4 and printing is done automatically on both sides to save you paper. The printer can take up to 20,000 impressions per month, which is reassuring if you want to print intensively. You can adjust the quality (draft, normal, best) before printing.
The integrated scanner allows double-sided scanning at up to 8 images per minute (ipm) in black and white as well as 3.5 ipm in color, in both cases the resolution will be 1200 x 1200 dpi . The 256 shades of gray and the color depth increase the quality of the scans. The maximum size for scans is A4.
The HP OfficeJet Pro 8012 benefits from the Smart Tasks function which allows you to create shortcuts to facilitate scans. For example, you can create editable and searchable documents (questionnaire, form, etc.) and send them to an email or to your cloud services (Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive).
The photocopier can copy up to 28 copies per minute (cpm) in black and white, it is also possible to photocopy in color. You can enlarge or shrink a page placed in the copier from 25 to 400% before copying it, each page can be photocopied up to 99 times. The LCD screen allows you to see a preview of the copy, you can also output a copy in draft mode to view without consuming too much ink.
The printer is fully wifi connected, allowing you to print, copy and scan from your smartphone or other connected devices.
It's also compatible with the HP Smart app , making it easy to use the printer remotely . The HP OfficeJet Pro 8012 is AirPrint and Mopria compatible.
The paper tray can hold up to 225 sheets of plain paper, you can also place up to 10 envelopes to print on. You can integrate most specific papers (photo paper, matte paper etc.), as well as all formats ranging from 7.62 x 12.7 to 21.59 x 35.56 cm. An automatic document feeder with a capacity of 35 sheets allows you to gain autonomy.
Standard ink cartridges :
Black HP 912 ----- 3YL80A ----- 300 pages
Cyan HP 912 ------3YL77A ------315 pages
Magenta HP 912 ---3YL78A ------315 pages
Yellow HP 912 -----3YL79A ------315 pages
XL ink cartridges :
Black HP 912 ------3YL84A ------825 pages
Cyan HP 912 ------3YL81A ------825 pages
Magenta HP 912 ---3YL82A ------825 pages
Yellow HP 912 -----3YL83A ------825 pages
Power supply and energy consumption
Energy-saving technology: Scheduled power on and off
Power Supply Type:Internal
Power source: Input voltage: 220 to 240 VAC (+/- 10%), 50/60 Hz (+/- 3 Hz)
Power Consumption: Up to 21 watts (Printing), 5.80 watts (Ready), 0.90 watts (Sleep), 0.08 watts (Manual-Off)
Pros of the HP OfficeJet Pro 8012
Automatic duplex: Printouts, scans and photocopies are done automatically on both sides.
Economic: XL ink cartridges are long lasting compared to the competition and the compatible Instant Ink program delivers ink to you automatically when low.
Connected: The printer is easily connectable via wifi and the HP Smart application makes it easy to use remotely.
Cons of the HP OfficeJet Pro 8012
Quite cumbersome: The dimensions of 46 x 51.1 x 23.3 cm and the weight of 8.2 kg can make the printer quite bulky on a desk.
Conclusion – our opinion on the HP OfficeJet Pro 8012 printer
Overall rating : 4.4 / 5
In short, the HP OfficeJet Pro 8012 is an excellent multifunction printer with a good price-performance ratio . The main point where it differs from the competition is the possibility of printing, scanning and photocopying directly on both sides, which is quite rare in this price range and allows, among other things, to simplify your life. The printer is really durable and easy to use thanks to HP apps and wifi connectivity. The printer is certainly quite bulky, compared to the HP Tango for example, but it remains quite compact for the features it offers.
Ideal for professionals or individuals who want an efficient and practical printer on a daily basis.