HP ENVY 6055

VS

HP ENVY 6455

HP Envy 6055 and HP Envy Pro 6455 are all-in-one printers that are designed for home printing needs. The overall functions offered by these two printers are the same. However, their scan and print features differ by some parameters like quality, speed, etc. Continue reading this page to know the complete specifications, reviews, installations, pros & cons of these two inkjet printers.

SPECIFICATIONS

SPECIFICATIONS

HP ENVY 6055

HP ENVY PRO 6455

Product details

Name

HP Envy 6055 All-in-One printer

HP Envy Pro 6455 All-In-One Printer

Number

5SE16A

5SE45A

Connectivity

Ports

  • 1 Hi-Speed USB
  • 1 Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (dual band)
  • 1 Hi-Speed USB
  • 1 Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (dual band)

Wireless capability

YES

YES

Copy

Settings

Color, mono

Color, mono

Capability

YES

YES

Maximum number of copies

Up to 9 copies

Up to 9 copies

Resolution

300 x 300 dpi

300 x 300 dpi

Fax

Fax capability

X

YES

Features

-

  • Add & save cover page template
  • Edit & resend fax from history
  • Easy print fax confirmation

Resolution

-

Up to 150 x 150 dpi

Fax memory

-

Unlimited storage

Fax telephone mode supported

-

X

Mobile Printing

Capability

  • HP Smart App
  • Apple AirPrint
  • Mopria-certified
  • HP Smart App
  • Apple AirPrint
  • Mopria-certified

Paper Handling

Input capacity

  • Up to 100 sheets
  • For card: Up to 40 cards
  • Up to 100 sheets
  • For card: Up to 40 cards

Output capacity

  • Up to 25 sheets
  • Up to 25 sheets

Media size supported

  • A4, A5, B5, DL, C6, and A6
  • U.S. standard: Letter, 4 x 6 in, 5 x 7 in, 8 x 10 in, No. 10 envelopes
  • A4, A5, B5, DL, C6, and A6
  • U.S. standard: Letter, 4 x 6 in, 5 x 7 in, 8 x 10 in, No. 10 envelopes

Media types

  • Plain
  • HP Photo Papers
  • HP Matte Brochure or Professional Paper
  • HP Matte Presentation Paper
  • HP Glossy Brochure or Professional Paper
  • Other Photo Inkjet Papers
  • Other Matte Inkjet Papers
  • Other Glossy Inkjet Papers
  • Light/Recycled
  • Plain
  • HP Photo Papers
  • HP Matte Brochure or Professional Paper
  • HP Matte Presentation Paper
  • HP Glossy Brochure or Professional Paper
  • Other Photo Inkjet Papers
  • Other Matte Inkjet Papers
  • Other Glossy Inkjet Papers
  • Light/Recycled

Borderless printing

YES

YES

Duplexer

Letter and Executive

Letter and Executive

Cartridges

Number of cartridges

Two; 1- black and 1- Tri-color

Two; 1- black and 1- Tri-color

Print

Technology

HP Thermal Inkjet

HP Thermal Inkjet

Duplex printing

Automatic

Automatic

Speed

  • For black: Up to 10 ppm
  • For color: Up to 7 ppm
  • For black: Up to 10 ppm
  • For color: Up to 7 ppm

Resolution

Up to 1200 x 1200 rendered dpi

Up to 1200 x 1200 rendered dpi

Print language

HP PCL 3 GUI

HP PCL 3 GUI

Scan

Technology

CIS

CIS

Resolution

Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi

Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi

Maximum flatbed scan size

  • For metric: 215.9 x 297 mm
  • For U.S. standard: 8.5 x 11.7 in
  • For metric: 215.9 x 297 mm
  • For U.S. standard: 8.5 x 11.7 in

Twain version

Version 2.1

Version 2.1

System requirements

Supported OS

Windows and Mac

Windows and Mac

Components & Accessories

Inside the box

  • HP Envy 6055 All-in-One printer
  • HP 67 Setup Black Instant Ink Ready Cartridge
  • HP 67 Setup Tri-color Instant Ink Ready Cartridge
  • Setup guide
  • References Guide
  • Power cord
  • HP Envy Pro 6455 All-in-One printer
  • HP 67 Setup Black Instant Ink Ready Cartridge
  • HP 67 Setup Tri-color Instant Ink Ready Cartridge
  • Setup guide
  • References Guide
  • Power cord

Accessories

X

X

Brother MFC J995DW Features

For HP Envy 6055

  • Print, Copy, and Scan
  • Auto-duplex printing
  • Mobile printing
  • Connectivity options: USB and Wi-Fi
  • Easy to set up and use

For HP Envy Pro 6455

  • Print, Copy, Scan, and Fax
  • Mobile printing and auto-duplex printing
  • Cloud Print Enabled
  • Suitable for home printing needs
  • Mobile Fax

REVIEWS

For HP Envy 6055

HP Envy 6055 is a multi-functional printer that is designed for small home-office printing needs. It comes with some cool features like duplex printing, cloud printing, an optional instant ink plan, and more. The one feature that attracts more people is the “print from anywhere.” You can access this printer from anywhere within your local network for your printing needs. Even if its print quality is excellent, the print speed is not satisfactory. If you’re looking for a budget-friendly printer for your small home-office printing needs, then you can prefer the HP Envy 6055 printer.

For HP Envy Pro 6455

The all-in-one printer "HP Envy Pro 6455" is designed for family and home-office printing needs. It offers almost all the printer functions such as print, scan, copy, and fax. This entry-level printer offers some great features like manual duplex printing, mobile fax, scanning to or printing from cloud sites, emails, etc. The three different connectivity options such as USB, Wi-Fi, and Wi-Fi Direct are also supported by this printer. It is easy to set up and use.

However, the HP Envy Pro 6455 printer lacks in providing auto-duplex printing.

Even if the overall functions offered by the HP Envy Pro 6455 and HP Envy 6055 printers are the same, they both lack in providing some printer features. The HP Envy Pro 6455 printer supports Fax, but HP Envy 6055 doesn’t. However, both these two printers are suitable for home and office printing needs.

Brother MFC J995DW Pros

For HP Envy 6055

  • Outstanding print quality
  • Supports almost all OS types

For HP Envy Pro 6455

  • Supports Mobile Fax
  • Excellent print quality
Brother MFC J995DW Cons

For HP Envy 6055

  • No fax function
  • No LCD display

For HP Envy Pro 6455

  • Print speed is not satisfactory
  • No auto-duplex printing

01. HP Envy 6055 INSTALLATION

HP Envy 6055

If you’re going to set up the HP Envy 6055 printer for the first time, then begin with unpacking. After doing it, connect the printer to an outlet and turn it on. Complete the basic printer setup. Finally, install its software on your computer to finish the printer setup. To know the HP Envy 6055 printer setup process in detail, follow the step-by-step instructions given below.

Unpacking

*Note: Skip the following instructions if your printer is already unpacked and ready for the setup.

  • Initially, take your HP printer out of its box.
  • Next, place the printer on a neat surface.
  • Remove the protective or packing materials from inside and outside the printer.
  • Make sure that the cardboard present in the ink cartridge slots is removed.
  • Recycle the packing tapes and materials properly.

Turning on the printer

  • Get the power cord of your printer.
  • Now, using the cord, connect your printer to an active power outlet.
  • As soon as you do it, the printer turns on automatically.
  • In case the printer fails to turn on automatically, press the Power button on its control panel.
  • Before going into the next step of setup, wait for your printer to become stable.

Adding the printer to the HP Smart app

The HP Smart app helps you complete the rest of the printer setup.

  • Download your HP printer software file from its official support page.
  • Install the software.
  • After installing, open the HP Smart app and tap or click the Plus button on its main screen.
  • Perform the on-screen prompts to connect your printer to the network and the device.

Once the connectivity process is completed, the HP Smart app will prompt you to load paper, install ink cartridges, etc.

Loading paper

  • Initially, get a stack of plain or photo paper that meets your printing needs.
  • Next, gently open your printer’s input tray.
  • Move the width guides of the tray to the ends.
  • You can now load the stack of paper into the tray.
  • Make sure that the guides are adjusted properly and close the tray.
  • Open the output tray of your printer.

Installing the ink cartridges

  • Raise your printer’s ink cartridge access door.
  • Now, you can see the cartridge carriage moving from right to left and vice versa.
  • During this time, unpack the ink cartridges that are provided along with the printer.
  • Make sure that the cartridge carriage has reached the access area.
  • Now, install the unpacked ink cartridges into their slots.
  • Lower the cartridge access door of your printer.

Aligning the printer

As soon as you load paper and install the ink cartridges, the printer will start to print an alignment page automatically. Once the alignment page is printed by the printer, follow the below instructions to complete the alignment process.

  • Place the printed alignment page on your printer’s scanner glass.
  • On the printer’s control panel, locate and press the blinking Copy button.
  • Complete the alignment process by following the instructions displayed on the screen.

Congratulations! You have successfully unboxed and set up your HP Envy 6055 printer.

02. HP Envy Pro 6455 INSTALLATION

HP Envy Pro 6455

Brief note:

Begin with unpacking your HP Envy Pro 6455 printer. Turn on the unpacked printer and configure its basic settings. Load enough paper in the tray and install the ink cartridges into the printer. Align the printer and finally add the printer to the HP Smart app to finish the setup process.

Simple ways to unpack and set up the HP Envy Pro 6455 printer

Unpacking

  • Basically, when you’re going to set up a new printer for the first time, you have to make sure that it is unpacked completely.
  • So, remove the packing tapes and materials from your printer if you haven’t removed them yet.
  • While removing the materials from the printer, make sure that they are removed carefully and without damaging the printer’s parts.
  • Make sure that the packing materials of your printer are recycled properly.
  • After unpacking the printer, you can turn it on by connecting it to an electrical outlet.

Turning on your printer

  • Connect the cord’s one end to your printer and the other end of it to an electrical outlet.
  • Wait few seconds for your printer to turn on automatically.
  • If the printer fails to turn on, press the Power button on its operation panel.
  • As soon as your printer turns on, it starts to perform its initial boot-up process.
  • Once it is done, you can configure the printer settings by following the instructions displayed on the screen.

*Note: You can load paper and install the ink cartridges even after connecting the printer to the HP Smart app. Once your printer is ready for setup, install and launch the HP Smart app on the computer or smartphone. Click the Add button to connect your printer to the device that you’re using to initiate the printer-related operation. After completing the connectivity process between the devices, load paper and install the ink cartridges in the printer.

Loading paper

  • Gently, pull out your printer’s input tray.
  • Get a stack of plain or photo papers and load them in the tray.
  • Align the width guides of the tray based on the paper type that you’ve loaded.
  • Close the input tray and open the output tray of your printer.

Installing the ink cartridges

  • Gently raise the ink cartridge access door of your printer.
  • Now, get the ink cartridges that are provided along with the printer and unpack them.
  • Make sure that the protective tape from the cartridges is removed securely.
  • Now, install the unpacked ink cartridges into their slots.
  • Close the access door.

Aligning the printer

  • Basically, the printer will automatically begin the alignment process as soon as the paper is loaded and the ink cartridges are installed on it.
  • Place the printed alignment page on the scanner and scan it.
  • Align the printer by following the prompts displayed on the screen.
  • After completing the alignment process, add your printer to the HP Smart app (if you haven’t done it yet) to complete the setup.

Installing the printer

  • Initially, install the HP Envy Pro 6455 printer software on your computer.
  • Next, launch HP Smart and click on the Add button.
  • Choose your printer correctly when prompted.
  • Add the printer by following the prompts displayed on the screen.

Congratulations! The HP Envy Pro 6455 printer setup is completed, and it is ready to perform the printer-related operations.

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