HP Officejet Pro 8600 review

The HP Officejet Pro 8600 is an A4 inkjet printer for small and medium businesses. This device is stylish, compact, fast, budget-friendly, and ready to withstand heavy workloads.

Substitute for laser one

The manufacturer calls this device a good alternative to color laser decisions. This is due to the high printing requirements for the allowable print load. The hp Officejet Pro 8600 may produce up to 25 thousand pages per month. Note, speeds are also impressive: up to 35 pages per minute in draft mode, and up to 20 and 16 pages in black and color respectively.

The printing system consists of independent printheads and 4 separate hp 8600 ink cartridges. The technology here is thermal inkjet, which means the quality of hp 8600 ink plays a particularly important role. Compatible ones can be found on the Internet, for example on the Smart Ink website, which has been selling good inks for many years.

The entire range of modern connectivity options are available: USB port, Ethernet, and Built-in wireless. Mobile Direct is supported by HP ePrint, Apple AirPrint, and the like. You can also print your articles and photos from memory cards, flash drives, and from the cloud, e.g. Google Cloud print.

Does hp Officejet Pro 8600 have borderless printing? Yes, in sizes up to US letters, namely 8.5 x 11. Moreover, it supports a wide range of media types and sizes. 

Design and outlook

  • Hp Officejet Pro 8600 has an iconic graphic display, cloud printing, and a sleek design. It is a beautiful black with smooth transitions and lines.
  • The device is equipped with a contact scanner on the top, besides its maximum optical resolution is 4800 by 4800 dpi.
  • There is a 250-sheet input tray on the front and a 50-page automatic document feeder. So it is very easy to drop in a stack of documents for scanning or copying. Nearby is a USB port and a port for flash drives.

Being optimized for office needs, the hp Officejet Pro 8600 also has an automatic duplex.