New HP Officejet Pro X 500 series earns Guinness World Records title for unsurpassed speed
|April 24, 2013, New Delhi: Hewlett-Packard India today unveiled the HP Officejet Pro X series and the HP Officejet Pro 3610/3620 Black & White series – the latest breakthrough technologies that broaden HP’s Inkjet portfolio for businesses in India.The HP Officejet Pro X500 series is recognized as the world’s fastest desktop printer by Guinness World Records(5), while the HP Officejet Pro 3610/3620 Black & White series offers laser-like quality and performance at very low running costs, comparable to laser toner refills(4).These new inkjet innovations offer laser-comparable, robust performance along with affordability, which will empower businesses to decrease running costs and greatly increase productivity, thereby driving the adoption of Inkjets in Indian offices. (1,2,3,4)
Nitin Hiranandani, Director, Printing Systems, PPS, HP – India said “HP”s new innovations in inkjet printing technology are set to transform the office printing environment for Indian businesses. Enterprise workgroups and SMBs have told us they require technologies to improve efficiency and reduce costs, and that’s exactly what these devices do. They are simply designed for business.”
“The HP Officejet Pro X Series leads HP’s inkjet innovation for businesses by offering manageability, professional color printing at breakthrough speed at up to half the cost of laser printers. We at HP continue to advance inkjet innovation to help businesses succeed. The latest HP Officejet Pro 3610/3620 Black & White series features high print quality and reliability that offers businesses peace of mind at a very low cost,” Mr. Hiranandani added.
According to InfoTrends (December 2012), business inkjet devices are expected to take a greater share of the office printing market and Indian placements of business inkjet devices will grow from 14.7 million in 2011 to 18.9 million in 2016 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.2%.”(6)
25 Years of Inkjet Innovation
HP Officejet Pro X Series – A breakthrough Inkjet Innovation
Powered by HP PageWide Technology—the company’s next-generation inkjet platform—the HP Officejet Pro X Series can deliver high-quality professional documents at up to 70 pages per minute in General Office mode, making it the fastest desktop printer. The HP Officejet Pro X576/476 dw MFPs and HP Officejet Pro X551/451dw Printers deliver high-quality professional documents at up to twice the speed and half the cost of color lasers, allowing enterprise workgroups and small, medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to enjoy more time and cost savings.(1,2) These devices will address the needs of work-teams with up to 15 users printing up to approximately 4200 pages a month. Users can also print from virtually anywhere with the latest mobile printing technologies such as HP ePrint.(7) Additionally, HP 970 and 971 ink cartridges feature quick-drying, long-lasting pigment inks that offer highly durable, professional print quality, and feature optimized color mixing and paper interaction for high-speed printing.
The HP Officejet Pro X Series include:
HP Officejet Pro 3610/3620 Black & White series
According to a HP-sponsored study by Spire Research and Consulting (December 2012), 24% of refilled laser printer cartridges produced inconsistent print results such as black spots, black stains and black lines.(4) 22% of the tested refilled laser print cartridges also required troubleshooting before the cartridges were depleted, thereby contributing to printing downtime and affecting business productivity.(4)
Original HP 960 Officejet ink cartridges, which are part of the Officejet Pro Black & White 3610/3620 printing systems, yielded the highest-quality results when tested, producing no printing error or inconsistency when compared to refilled laser printer cartridges.(2) Another BLI Reliability test (March 2013) reported no malfunction or misfeed for the Officejet Pro 3610/3620 Black & White printing systems throughout the 12,000 pages printed.(3)
Compared with majority of black and white laser all-in-one printers in the same price range the new HP Officejet Pro 3610, 3620 Black & White e-All-in-One printers come with additional features such as auto-duplex printing, built-in Ethernet that enables Apple AirPrint on iPad®, iPhone®, iPod® and the latest embedded printing on Samsung GALAXY S 4 as well as HP ePrint(7, 14,15,16).
Additionally, the HP 960 Officejet ink cartridges produce laser-like black prints that resist water, fading, and highlighter smear, while lasting for decades. (9,10) Each HP 960 XL Black Officejet ink cartridge prints up to 1,600 pages and a standard-sized cartridge is available from Rs. 595 – a very low cost when compared to laser toner refills.(2)
The HP Officejet Pro Black & White series includes: