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HP OfficeJet 3831 AiO

alaTest has collected and analyzed 569 reviews of HP OfficeJet 3831 AiO. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People really like the print quality and size. The performance and price also get good views.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the HP OfficeJet 3831 AiO is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Best easy printer for home


Cheap, easy and useful.

Dec, 2017

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Great printer


Great printer for the price.

Dec, 2017

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Easy to set up


WiFi set up to our existing pc was quite straightforward. We can now also print from our mobile phones.

Nov, 2017

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Hp officejet 3831


This is our second hp printer with the instant ink program which I think is a great idea as hp send in as and when you need it, I'm a bit disappointed as this printer doesn't support both side printing but it does the job and the print quality is...

Nov, 2017

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HP 3831 printer


Exactly as described setup was easy and it does just what I wanted, print from my iPad. I am only a light print user and the HP ink is ideal.

Nov, 2017

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HP OfficeJet 3831 All-in-One Wi-Fi Printer and Fax.


great printer quick and easy set up onlydifficulty is trying to set up for HP ink which is says you get a free 3 month

Nov, 2017

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Great !


Quick and easy set up. Great print quality and speed of print. WiFi enabled so you can print from your phone. It even produces it's own email address so you can print from your phone anywhere in the world. What more do you want?

Nov, 2017

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I like it very much, only problem mine sits under my desk and it is a little trouble to load the paper

Nov, 2017

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Easy to setup and operate by iPhone


I'm using it daily bases for eBay selling. It's at my living room and easy to to send package slips from my phone.

Nov, 2017

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Another HP printer for my office


I love HP printers, always stylish and easy to set up; offering 5 months free ink cover the cost of the machine easily; and there support is amazing; so if you do have any problems HP support team are quick and easy to talk to on the phone; wouldn't...

Nov, 2017

Product Specifications


Energy Star certified:Y / Yes
RoHS compliance:Y


Copy speed (normal quality, black, A4):7
Copy speed (normal quality, colour, A4):3.5
Maximum Copy Resolution:600 x 300


Colour of product:Black


Built-in Display:Y
Colour display:N
Display diagonal:5.59


Fax memory:50
Fax resolution:300 x 300
Fax resolution (black & white):300 x 300

Input capacity

Standard input capacity:60


Ethernet LAN:N
Mobile printing technologies:Apple AirPrint,HP ePrint
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):5 - 90
Operating temperature (T-T):-40 - 60
Storage relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Storage temperature (T-T):5 - 40

Output capacity

Standard output capacity:25

Paper Handling

Envelopes sizes:DL
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4, A6 / A4,A6
ISO B-series sizes (B0...B9):B5
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Standard tray media types:Envelopes, Photo paper, Plain paper


All-In-One-multitasking:N / No
Built-in processor:Y / Yes
Copying:Colour / Colour copying
Digital sender:N
Duplex functions:print
Duplex printing modes:Manual
Faxing:Colour / Colour faxing
Maximum duty cycle:1000
Number of print cartridges:2
Print Technology:Thermal inkjet
Printing:Colour / Colour printing
Processor frequency:180
Scanning:Colour / Colour scanning

Ports & interfaces

Direct printing:Y / Yes
Standard interfaces:USB / USB, Wireless LAN


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100-240
Power consumption (average operating):10
Power consumption (off):0.1
Power consumption (PowerSave):2.83
Power consumption (sleep):1.17


Maximum Resolution:1200 x 1200
Print resolution (colour, normal quality):4800 x 1200
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter):8
Print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Letter):6
Standard printer languages:PCL 3,URF


Built-in processor:Y


Document formats supported:PDF
Image formats supported:BMP, GIF, JPG, PNG, TIF / BMP,GIF,JPG,PNG,TIF
Input colour depth:24
Maximum scan area:216 x 279
Optical scanning resolution:1200 x 1200
Scan to:PC
Scan type:Flatbed & ADF
Scanner Type:Flatbed & ADF


Mac operating systems supported:Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks / Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite,Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion,Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks


Card reader integrated:N
Internal Memory:512
Internal storage capacity:0.128

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:36.4 / 364
Height :22.4 / 224.4
Package depth:57.3 / 572.9
Package height:27.1 / 270.7
Package weight:7.19
Package width:45 / 450
Width:45 / 450