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Brother HL-3140CW review

Key features
  • Standard laser
Reviewed

If you thought you couldn't afford a colour laser printer, the Brother HL-3140CW might make you think again. Although features are limited on this £100 machine, it still has built-in wi-fi and can print from smartphones and tablets. Is this the perfect cut-price colour office printer, or would you be better off with a comparable inkjet model? We put the HL-3140CW through our gruelling tests to find out.

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  • Pros and cons
  • What is it?
  • What's it great for?
  • What are the ink costs like?
  • How well does it print?
  • How well does it scan and copy?
  • Is there anything I should watch out for?
  • Is there anything else I should know?
  • Should I buy it?
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We have tested 227 printers and found that there are 6 Don't Buys and 39 Best Buys.
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  2. 61%
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  3. 78%
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