Dell Printer – E310dw

  • PROS

    Small size. Excellent paper handling for personal use. Suitable paper capacity for a micro office. Duplexer (for two-sided printing). Ethernet, Wi-Fi, and Wi-Fi Direct.

  • CONS

    Text quality is subpar for a monochrome laser printer.

  • BOTTOM LINE

    The Dell Printer – E310dw combines small size, fast speed, and both Ethernet and Wi-Fi connectivity, making it a good fit as either a personal monochrome laser printer or a shared printer in a micro office.

HP Color LaserJet Pro M252dw

  • PROS

    Both cloud-based and Wi-Fi mobile printing. Can print from USB memory key. Ethernet and Wi-Fi for connection to a network. Wi-Fi Direct. NFC. Fast. High-quality output in our tests.
  • CONS

    Low paper capacity.
  • BOTTOM LINE

    The HP Color LaserJet Pro M252dw color laser printer is a great fit for personal or light-duty shared use, with fast speed, high-quality output, network connectivity, and support for mobile printing.

Dell Color Cloud Multifunction Printer H625cdw

  • PROS

    Single-pass, two-sided scanning. Easy access to cloud-based services. Wi-Fi Direct. NFC. PCL and PostScript drivers. Very good graphics quality in testing.
  • CONS

    Inconsistent photo quality on our tests.
  • BOTTOM LINE

    The Dell Color Cloud Multifunction Printer H625cdw offers excellent value in a small-office color laser multifunction printer, with very good graphics quality, and multiple connectivity choices, including easy printing from and scanning to cloud storage sites.

Canon imageClass MF227dw

  • PROS

    Prints, scans, copies, and faxes. Duplex (two-sided) printing. Automatic document feeder. Ethernet and Wi-Fi.

  • CONS

    Mobile printing and scanning only works with a Wi-Fi access point. No paper-handling upgrades available.

  • BOTTOM LINE

    The Canon imageClass MF227dw monochrome laser multifunction printer is an excellent choice as a moderate-use shared printer in a micro office.

HP Color LaserJet Enterprise M553dn

  • PROS

    Fast. Above-average output quality across the board in testing. Excellent graphics. 650-sheet standard paper capacity. PCL and PostScript drivers.
  • CONS

    Display is a non-touch LCD.
  • BOTTOM LINE

    The HP Color LaserJet Enterprise M553dn is fast, low-priced, and has output quality good enough to let you print your own marketing materials.

Brother HL-L2300D

  • PROS

    Small size. Excellent paper handling for personal use. Duplexer (for two-sided printing).

  • CONS

    No Ethernet or Wi-Fi.

  • BOTTOM LINE

    The Brother HL-L2300D’s small size and excellent paper handling—with a 250-sheet tray, manual feed, and duplexer—should be at the top of your list for a personal monochrome laser printer.