HP’s Midrange Color LaserJet Enterprise MFP M480f — a Good Expandable Fit for Busy Offices

Top-notch print quality from a capacious color AIO

HP Color LaserJet Enterprise MFP M480f Review at PCMag

HP Color LaserJet Enterprise MFP M480f Review at PCMag


HP’s Color LaserJet Enterprise MFP M480f, a mid-volume color laser AIO printer, outclasses the competition with beautifully detailed printing and reasonable running costs.

MSRP $879.99


    • Robust mobile connectivity
    • Excellent print quality
    • Relatively small footprint
    • Expandable
    • Competitive running costs


    • Somewhat high purchase price

There’s no shortage of well-regarded midrange all-in-one color laser printers available. One of the more impressive is HP’s LaserJet Enterprise MFP M480f ($879.99). Like the Lexmark MC2535adwe, our previous Editors’ Choice for a midrange color laser AIO, the M408f prints well, with plenty of capacity for most medium-size offices. Though its up-front price is a little steep, its reasonable running costs make up for it. Easy mobile connectivity rounds out the feature set to make the M480f our new Editors’ Choice for midrange color AIOs.

Type All-in-one
Color or Monochrome Color
Connection Type Ethernet, USB, Wireless, NFC
Maximum Standard Paper Size Legal
Number of Ink Colors 4
Number of Ink Cartridges/Tanks 4
Direct Printing From Media Cards No
Direct Printing From USB Thumb Drives Yes
Rated Speed at Default Settings (Color) 29 ppm
Rated Speed at Default Settings (Mono) 29 ppm
Monthly Duty Cycle (Recommended) 4,800
Monthly Duty Cycle (Maximum) 55,000
LCD Preview Screen Yes
Printer Input Capacity 300 expandable to 850
Cost Per Page (Monochrome) 2.3 cents
Cost Per Page (Color) 14.1 cents
Print Duplexing Yes
Automatic Document Feeder Yes
Duplexing Scans Yes
Standalone Copier and Fax Copier, Fax

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