HP OfficeJet Pro 8710

VS

HP OfficeJet Pro 8720

For HP OfficeJet Pro 8710 VS HP OfficeJet Pro 8720

Specifications

HP OfficeJet Pro 8710

HP OfficeJet Pro 8720

GENERAL

Printing Technology

Ink-jet - color

Ink-jet - color

Monthly Duty Cycle (max)

30000 pages

30000 pages

Office Machine Features

Scan to email, fax to email

Print from USB flash drive, scan to email, fax to email, HP Instant Ink

Display Features

Touch screen

Touch screen

Fax Type

Plain paper

Plain paper

Display Diagonal Size

2.65"

4.3"

Recommended Monthly Volume

250 - 1500 pages

250 - 2000 pages

PRINTER

Inkjet Technology

HP Thermal Inkjet

HP Thermal Inkjet

Ink Cartridge Configuration

4 cartridges (pigment cyan, pigment magenta, pigment yellow, pigment black)

4 cartridges (cyan, magenta, yellow, black)

AirPrint Enabled

Yes

Yes

First Print Out Time B/W

9 sec

9 sec

MEMORY

Standard Memory

128 MB

256 MB

Max Supported Memory

128 MB

256 MB

Max Supported Size

128 MB

256 MB

CONNECTIVITY

Wireless Ready

Yes

Yes

Mobile Printing Capability

AirPrint, HP ePrint, Wireless Direct printing, Mopria Print Service,

AirPrint, HP ePrint, Mopria Print Service

DISPLAY

Display Diagonal Size

2.65"

4.3"

Display Diagonal Size (metric)

6.73 cm

10.9 cm

Features

Touchscreen

Touchscreen

COPYING

Max Copying Speed

20 ppm (mono) /  14 ppm (color)

22 ppm (mono) /  16 ppm (color)

Max Copying Resolution

600 dpi (mono) /  600 dpi (color)

600 dpi (mono) /  600 dpi (color)

Max Copying Speed B/W

30 ppm

37 ppm

Max Copying Speed Color

27 ppm

37 ppm

Max Copying Resolution B/W

600 dpi

600 dpi

Max Copying Resolution Color

600 dpi

600 dpi

Max Document Enlargement

400 %

400 %

Max Document Reduction

25 %

25 %

Maximum Copies

99

99

Copying Features

ID Card Copy, collation copy

collation copy

RAM

Max Supported Size

128 MB

256 MB

PRINTING

Max Printing Resolution

1200 x 1200 dpi (monochrome) /  4800 x 1200 dpi (color)

1200 x 1200 dpi (monochrome) /  4800 x 1200 dpi (color)

Max Printing Speed

22 ppm (mono) /  18 ppm (color)

24 ppm (mono) /  20 ppm (color)

Max Resolution B/W

1200 x 1200 dpi

1200 x 1200 dpi

Max Resolution Color

4800 x 1200 dpi

4800 x 1200 dpi

Printer Drivers / Emulations

PCL 3, PCL 3 GUI, PCL 3e, PCL 6, PDF, PostScript 3

PCL 3 GUI, PCL 3e, PDF

Max Printing Speed B/W (ppm)

35 ppm

37 ppm

Max Printing Speed Color (ppm)

35 ppm

37 ppm

Automatic Duplexing

Yes

Yes

Ink Cartridge Configuration

4 cartridges (pigment cyan, pigment magenta, pigment yellow, pigment black)

4 cartridges (cyan, magenta, yellow, black)

Ink Palette Supported (Colors)

Pigment cyan, pigment magenta, pigment yellow, pigment black

Cyan, magenta, yellow, black

First Print Out Time B/W

9 sec

9 sec

Color

4-ink

4-ink

Inkjet Technology

HP Thermal Inkjet

HP Thermal Inkjet

DOCUMENT MEDIA HANDLING

Max Media Size

A4/Legal

A4/Legal

Document Media Handling Details

ADF - 50 sheets

ADF - 50 sheets - 8.5 in x 14 in

Input tray - 250 sheets Size: 3” x 5” - Legal (8.5” x 14”)

Input tray - 250 sheets Size: 3” x 5” - Legal (8.5” x 14”)

Output tray - 150 sheets

Output tray - 150 sheets

Speed Details

Scanning:  17 ipm - B/W

Scanning:  23 ipm - B/W

Scanning:  8 ipm - color

Scanning:  12 ipm - color

Scanning:  17 ipm - B/W duplex

Scanning:  17 ipm - B/W duplex

Scanning:  8 ipm - color duplex

Scanning:  8 ipm - color duplex

Printing:  22 ppm - B/W (ISO)

Printing:  24 ppm - B/W (ISO)

Printing:  18 ppm - color (ISO)

Printing:  20 ppm - color (ISO)

Printing:  35 ppm (Letter A) - B/W draft

Printing:  37 ppm (Letter A) - B/W draft

Printing:  35 ppm (Letter A) - color draft

Printing:  37 ppm (Letter A) - color draft

Copying:  30 ppm (Letter A) - B/W draft

Copying:  37 ppm (Letter A) - B/W draft

Copying:  27 ppm (Letter A) - color draft

Copying:  37 ppm (Letter A) - color draft

Copying:  20 ppm - B/W (ISO)

Copying:  22 ppm - B/W (ISO)

Copying:  14 ppm - color (ISO)

Copying:  16 ppm - color (ISO)

Copying:  30 ppm (A4) - B/W draft

Copying:  37 ppm (A4) - B/W draft

Copying:  27 ppm (A4) - color draft

Copying:  37 ppm (A4) - color draft

Printing:  35 ppm (A4) - B/W draft

Printing:  37 ppm (A4) - B/W draft

Printing:  35 ppm (A4) - color draft

Printing:  37 ppm (A4) - color draft

Max Original Size

Legal (8.5 in x 14 in)

Legal (8.5 in x 14 in)

Original Type

sheets

sheets

Document Feeder

ADF

ADF

Document Feeder Capacity

50 sheets

50 sheets

Media Type Class

envelopes, other, photo paper, plain paper

envelopes, other, photo paper, plain paper

Media Size Class

A4/Legal

A4/Legal

Min Media Size

3 in x 5 in

3 in x 5 in

Supported Media Type

Card stock, glossy paper, matte paper, photo paper, plain paper, thick paper

Card stock, glossy paper, light-weight paper, photo paper, matte paper, plain paper, thick paper

Supported Media Size

3" x 5", A4 (8.25" x 11.7"), Legal (8.5" x 14"), Letter A Size (8.5" x 11") 8.5" x 11", A4 (8.25" x 11.7")

3" x 5", A4 (8.25" x 11.7"), Legal (8.5" x 14"), Letter A Size (8.5" x 11")

Borderless Photo Size

8.5" x 11", A4 (8.25" x 11.7")

8.5" x 11", A4 (8.25" x 11.7")

Standard Media Capacity

250 sheets

250 sheets

Max Media Capacity

250 sheets

500 sheets

Output Tray Capacity

150 sheets

150 sheets

SOFTWARE

Operating System Support

Apple Mac OS X 10.10, Windows 7 (32/64 bits), Windows Vista 32-bit, Windows XP 32-bit Edition SP3 or later, Windows 10 (32/64-bits), Windows 8 (32/64-bits), Windows 8.1 (32/64-bits)

Apple Mac OS X 10.10, Windows 7 (32/64 bits), Windows Vista 32-bit, Windows XP 32-bit Edition SP3 or later, Windows 10 (32/64-bits), Windows 8 (32/64-bits), Windows 8.1 (32/64-bits)

INTERFACE REQUIRED

Connector Type

4 pin USB Type A, RJ-11, RJ-45

4 pin USB Type A, RJ-11, RJ-45

Type

LAN, USB 2.0, USB host, modem

LAN, USB 2.0, USB host, modem

DIMENSIONS WEIGHT

Width

19.7 in

19.7 in

Depth

15.9 in

20.9 in

Height

13.4 in

13.4 in

Weight

25.35 lbs

33.09 lbs

OFFICE MACHINE

Type

fax / copier / printer / scanner

fax / copier / printer / scanner

Functions

copier, fax, printer, scanner

copier, fax, printer, scanner

Fax Type

plain paper

plain paper

Monthly Duty Cycle (max)

30000 pages

30000 pages

Recommended Monthly Volume

250 - 1500 pages

250 - 2000 pages

SCANNING

Optical Resolution

1200 x 1200 dpi

1200 x 1200 dpi

Grayscale Depth

8-bit

8-bit

Color Depth

24 bit

24 bit

Automatic Duplexing

Yes

Yes

Scan Element

CIS

CIS

FAX MACHINE

Fax Printing Speed

15 ppm

15 ppm

Fax Printing Resolution

203 x 196 dpi

203 x 196 dpi

PC Faxing

Yes

Yes

FAX MACHINE FEATURES

Delayed Transmission

Yes

Yes

Features

Distinctive Ring Detection (DRD), auto reduction, automatic redialing, color faxing, delayed sending, fax forwarding, junk fax barrier

Distinctive Ring Detection (DRD), auto reduction, automatic redialing, fax archiving, fax forwarding, junk fax barrier

Features

for HP OfficeJet Pro 8710

Automatic document feeder (ADF)

Duplex printing scanning

2.65" Touchscreen user interface

Wi-Fi connectivity

Smartphone and tablet printing

1200 dpi optical resolution scanning

AirPrint

For HP OfficeJet Pro 8720:

Automatic duplex printing

Duplex scanning

Memory card port

Ethernet and Wi-Fi connectivity

4.3" touchscreen user interface

HP JetAdvantage Security

Borderless photo printing

Mobile printing

AirPrint

Review

The main functions of both HP OfficeJet Pro 8710 and 8720 are to print color photos, copy, scan, and fax. In addition, you can use any of these printers for wireless printing and duplex printing. The major difference between these two printers is size, printing speed, and color. The HP OfficeJet Pro 8710 printer is black and the HP OfficeJet Pro 8720 printer is white in color. When it comes to size, the HP OfficeJet Pro 8710 is more compact than HP OfficeJet Pro 8720. Both the printers use ADF and flatbed scanners for scanning documents. Comparing the printing speeds of both the printers, the HP OfficeJet Pro 8720 printer is highly effective and a leading runner in the printer competition.

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Pros

HP OfficeJet Pro 8710

  • Automatic duplex printing
  • Double-sided scanning
  • Instant ink availability
  • Convenient printing features
  • Best optical resolution scanning
  • Direct user interaction via touchscreen

HP OfficeJet Pro 8720

  • Highly efficient
  • Extremely fast printing
  • Adjustable paper support
  • Multiple and easy connectivity options
  • High-resolution color photo outputs
Cons

HP OfficeJet Pro 8710

  • Printing speed is less compared to HP OfficeJet Pro 8720
  • No additional paper trays
  • Complex user interface
  • Less memory compared to HP OfficeJet Pro 8710

HP OfficeJet Pro 8720

  • Very large in size
  • Response on the touchscreen is slow
  • Single input for paper

01. Installation of HP OfficeJet Pro 8710

HP OfficeJet Pro 8710

Unboxing the printer:

  • Start by taking out the printer from the package.
  • Check the printer components.
  • Remove all the protective tapes and covers from the printer.
  • Remember to recycle the packing materials.
  • Next, connect your printer to an electrical outlet using the provided power cord.
  • Turn on the printer and set your preferences on the control panel.
  • After choosing the language, country/region, date, and time, tap Yes to confirm the settings.

Loading print media:

  • Open the paper input tray and ensure that you have removed the packing materials from it.
  • Load some plain paper into the tray and adjust them with the paper guides.
  • Insert the paper input tray into the printer.

Installing the ink cartridges:

  • Open the ink cartridge access door.
  • Wait until the carriage stops moving.
  • Open the cartridges from the package.
  • Remove the packing materials from the cartridges.
  • Insert the ink cartridges into the carriage.
  • Close the ink cartridge access door.

You have now completed the hardware setup for your HP OfficeJet Pro 8710 printer.

Downloading the HP printer software:

  • On your computer, open the default browser and go to the official HP site.
  • Type 'HP OfficeJet Pro 8710' in the search field and hit the Enter key.
  • Click the Software, Drivers and Firmware tab from the left-side panel.
  • Wait until your OS version is detected.
  • If the detected OS version is incorrect, click on the Choose a different OS link.
  • Select your OS version from the drop-down menu and click Update.
  • Choose the required driver from the displayed list and download it on your computer.

Installing the HP printer driver:

If you have downloaded the HP Easy Start software, follow these steps to install it on your computer.

  • To begin with, run the downloaded setup file.
  • Agree to the EULA in the HP Easy Start window.
  • For a USB connection, connect your printer to your computer via a USB cable.
  • For a Wi-Fi connection, connect your printer to the same wireless network as your computer.
  • On the Printer found screen, check if your printer is detected.
  • If your printer is not detected, click the My Printer is Not Shown button and follow the on-screen prompts.
  • Once your printer is detected, install the required printer software by selecting them in the driver installation wizard.
  • Finish the setup and verify the printer functionality.

You have now seen the HP OfficeJet Pro 8710 installation.

02. Installation of HP OfficeJet Pro 8720

HP OfficeJet Pro 8720 Printer

Unboxing the printer:

  • First, take out your printer from the package.
  • Next, take out the printer supplies from the package and keep them aside for later use.
  • Position your printer on a flat surface.
  • Remove the protective tapes and covers from the printer.
  • Using the provided power cord, connect your printer to a wall outlet.
  • Turn on your printer and set the correct language, region, date, and time on the touchscreen panel.
  • Tap Yes to confirm all the settings.

Loading print media:

  • Pull out the paper input tray from the printer.
  • Slide apart the paper guides.
  • Fan a paper stack and load it into the tray.
  • Adjust the paper stack with the paper guides.
  • Insert the paper tray back into the printer.

Installing the ink cartridges:

  • Open the ink cartridge access door.
  • Wait until the carriage stops moving.
  • Unpack the ink cartridges.
  • Remove the protective seals from the cartridges.
  • Insert each ink cartridge into the carriage and push them into the slot until you hear the click sound.
  • Close the ink cartridge access door.
  • Wait until the printer prints an alignment page.

You have now completed the hardware setup for your HP OfficeJet Pro 8720 printer.

Downloading the printer software:

  • On your computer, open the default browser and visit the official HP site.
  • Type 'HP OfficeJet Pro 8720' in the search field and hit the Enter key.
  • From the left-side panel, click the Software, Drivers and Firmware tab.
  • On the next page, check if your OS version is detected. If not, click the Choose a different OS link and select your OS version from the drop-down menu.
  • From the displayed list of drivers and utilities, click the Install button below the HP Smart app section.
  • Wait until the HP Smart app is downloaded on your computer.

Installing the HP Smart app:

  • Launch the HP Smart app on your computer.
  • On the Welcome screen, click Continue.
  • If prompted, sign in to your HP account.
  • In case you don't have an HP account, create a new one.
  • Once you have signed in to your HP account, wait until your printer is detected.
  • If your printer is not detected by the app, click the add icon at the top and carry out the on-screen prompts to add your printer to the app.
  • After adding your printer, print a test page from the HP Smart app to check the connection.

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