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HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M281fdw review

Key features
  • All-in-one laser
Reviewed

The HP LaserJet Pro M281FDW is a large, multi-function laser printer that could even appeal to small business owners. It has an excellent scanner on the top and an automatic document feeder for multi-page scans. But does this pricey laser printer have the all-important mix of top-quality prints and low print costs? See if it makes the grade as a Best Buy in our HP LaserJet Pro M281FDW review.

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  • Pros and cons
  • What is it?
  • What's it great at?
  • How much will it cost to print?
  • 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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£243.78Free
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£278.98£3.95
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£284.99£3.49
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£288.20£7.63
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£299.99Free
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£299.99£3.95
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£425.00Free
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We have tested 234 printers and found that there are 6 Don't Buys and 43 Best Buys.
Range of Printer scores
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  2. 62%
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  3. 78%
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