gapTCO is an intuitive, graphical user experience designed to allow simple and easy analysis of the Total Cost of Ownership of printer and MFP devices. This month we show a comparison of four A4 Color Multi-Function Printers: The Dell C2665dnf MFP, HP LaserJet Pro 400 Color MFP M475dn, OKI Data MC562w MFP, and Samsung CLX-6260FD.

  • Dell C2665dnf MFP
  • HP LaserJet Pro 400 Color MFP M475dn
  • OKI Data MC562w MFP
  • Samsung CLX-6260FD

At an AMPV of 4,000, length of ownership of 4 years, and using Ecommerce Price for hardware:

  • OKI Data’s MC562w MFP is the winning printer with the lowest TCO of $15,563.69, followed in order by the Dell C2665dnf MFP ($16,027.06), the Samsung CLX-6260FD ($16,241.56) and the HP LaserJet Pro 400 Color MFP M475dn ($18,924.40)
  • The Dell C2665dnf MFP allows mobile device users to connect via integrated NFC from Windows 8.1 mobile devices; OKI Data MC562w MFP is equipped with WiFi, which is supplemented with support for Apple AirPrint and other compatible third party apps via OKI Data’s MotionPrint.
  • The HP LaserJet Pro 400 Color MFP M475dn only places first or second in TCO when printing a low AMPV under 450 in conjunction with an increased length of ownership.
  • Usage-Based Black CPPs for this specific printing environment, lowest to highest, are as follows:
    • Samsung CLX-6260FD: $0.0259
    • HP LaserJet Pro 400 Color MFP M475dn: $0.0260
    • Dell C2665dnf MFP: $0.0275
    • OKI Data MC562w MFP: $0.0280

Only adjusting AMPV and maintaining all other printing environment parameters, the OKI Data MC562w maintains the winning (lowest TCO) up to a length of ownership of 4 years

Product Breakdown

Lifetime TCO Graph

Detailed Comparison

 

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Head-to-Head Comparison

  Samsung OKI Data HP Dell
  CLX-6260FD MC562w MFP LaserJet Pro 400 Color MFP M475dn C2665dnf MFP
Image Samsung CLX-6260FD OKI Data MC562w MFP HP LaserJet Pro 400 Color MFP M475dn Dell C2665dnf MFP
Product Type A4 Sm. Workteam A4 Sm. Workteam A4 SOHO CLR MFP A4 SOHO CLR MFP
Market Segment A4 SWT CLR A4 SWT CLR A4 SOHO CLR A4 SOHO CLR
Product Status Current Current Current NEW
Launch Date July 2012 June 2013 January 2012 October 2013
Color/BW CLR CLR CLR CLR
Print Y Y Y Y
Scan Y Y Y Y
Copy Y Y Y Y
Fax Y Y Y Y
Letter BW Print Speed 25.0 31.0 21.0 28.0
Letter Color Print Speed 25.0 27.0 21.0 28.0
Monthly Duty (images) 60000 60000 40000 50000
Energy Star N Y Y Y
Processor Speed (MHz) 533 533 600 525
Hard Disk Drive n/a N n/a N
Std RAM (Mb) 512.0 256.0 192.0 512.0
Auto Duplex Y Y Y Y
ARDF n/a Y n/a n/a
ARDF Capacity n/a 50 n/a n/a
BW Scan Speed 20.0 30.0 11.5 n/a
Color Scan Speed 20.0 20.0 4.5 n/a
PC Fax N Y Y Y
Color Print Resolution 9600x600 1200x600 600x600 600x600
Gigabit Ethernet Y N N Y
WiFi N Y N Opt
Touchscreen Display N N Y Y

 

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