HP TECH TAKES /...

Exploring today's technology for tomorrow's possibilities
5 Best HP Laser Printers for Small Business

5 Best HP Laser Printers for Small Business

Linsey Knerl
|
When you’re ready to take your business to the next level with high-speed printing that’s consistently crisp and professional, no product compares to the laser printer.
Out-performing inkjet printers in output and efficiency, a small business laser printer can keep you productive without the overhead and maintenance that many expensive commercial models require. Find out the best office laser printer for your unique business needs in our top printer list.

Best budget-friendly models

1. For the fledgling start-up with modest printing needs, there’s no better choice than the HP LaserJet Pro M102w Printer.

This print-only model is a budget-friendly option, which puts the competence and volume of a laser printer well within reach of any business owner. It’s also a great addition to any home office suite thanks to its outputs of up to 23 pages per minute and a first-page-out-of-the-printer speed of just under 8 seconds.
You can cut back on energy costs by applying the innovative HP Auto-On/Auto-Off Technology, which makes sure it’s only on when you are using it. And with the easy-to-manage HP ePrint utility, you can print documents from your phone, tablet, or email using dual-band 802.11n wireless networking. Also, the input tray holds up to 150 sheets of standard printer paper, so you’ll have to refill it less often.

2. You can get all of the same features in addition to color printing when you choose the HP Color LaserJet Pro M254dw Printer.

 HP Color LaserJet Pro M254dw Printer
It creates vibrant, rich color copies at a rate of up to 22 pages per minute (black or color). Its auto-duplexing print-loading tray houses 250 sheets of paper, which offers twice the production power with the ability to print directly from USB, too.
The interactive touch screen lets you make adjustments to your print jobs, check ink levels, and connect to your existing wireless network without ever accessing your computer. It’s the perfect blend of beautiful and affordable, making it the economical option for creative businesses that need clear color prints without breaking the bank.

Be more productive with the all-in-one

3. When space requires you to bundle your office tools, nothing quite compares to the all-in-one HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M180nw Printer.

And while it offers a variety of functions, it is also one of the best laser printers for small business. This model allows you to print at speeds up to 17 pages per minute, copy any color or black-and-white document, and scan even the most striking photographs with outstanding resolution.
Choose between USB connectivity for fastest speeds, or go wireless with the supported WiFi 802.11 connection. This affordably priced model easily supports teams of up to five people.

4. Also among the best all-in-one laser printers for small business is the HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M281fdw Printer.

HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M281fdw Printer
It has all the exciting features of the HP M180nw printer but includes the ability to send and receive faxes, too. You can print 22 pages per minute, and the first sheet will be delivered in as little as 10.8 seconds from hitting the print button.
With a best-in-class print time, you can get up to 13 pages per minute in duplex mode, and the 50-page automatic document feeder makes sure your copy, scan, and fax jobs can manage without you. It also has a full 2.7-inch color graphic touch screen, which makes it easier to input your print commands without fumbles or miskeys, too.
The HP Smart app lets you scan, send, and receive documents from anywhere - not just your printer. Just snap a photo with your phone, crop or edit, and send it directly to your device for effortless printing in full-color that jumps right off the page.

Best small office laser printer

5. If you need a printer that can support a larger team, consider upgrading to the HP LaserJet Enterprise M506x Printer.

HP LaserJet Enterprise M506x Printer
For use in commercial settings only (not approved for home use), this laser printer provides a monthly print volume of up to 7,500 pages and can hold up to 1,200 sheets of paper between its three duplexing trays. The 4.3-inch touch screen is among the largest in its class and gives office workers more control of projects.
Print speeds range up to 45 pages per minute (black only), and jobs can be dispatched wirelessly or through one of the following connected network options: Hi-Speed USB 2.0 port, Ethernet 10 Base-T/100 Base-Tx/1000 Base T network.
Perhaps the most exciting feature of this affordable, yet fully commercial, model is the security. With industry-disrupting tech designed to detect, protect from, and thwart cyber attacks, even your most sensitive print jobs will be secure. Suspicious print requests will be stopped before they occur, resulting in a system reboot.
Also, any unauthorized firmware upgrades can be prevented automatically. The processes occur without intervention, too, so your IT team can continue doing what they do best, while your printer handles the rest.

Better printing for all

No matter which of these best office printers you select, you can be confident that your toner will go the extra mile.
HP Small Business Laser Printer
That’s because our toner cartridges take advantage of HP JetIntelligence technology to use just the right amount of toner for your needs - no more, no less.
Anti-fraud technology ensures that you’ll never pay more for fake toner cartridges, and the high yield cartridges are now capable of providing more printing between replacements, often at a reduced per-page cost.
HP printers also have the added benefit of being ready to go, right out of the box. Printer cartridges come pre-installed, so you can get that first print job started sooner.
The next time you’re looking to upgrade your small business printing solutions, consider these HP models that have been optimized for a variety of industries, office sizes, and security needs.
Whether you need the kind of eye-popping color that HP’s full-color printers can provide or you’re looking for high-volume black-and-white prints on the fly, the right printer can help you do it with incredible professionalism and value.
About the Author: Linsey Knerl is a contributing writer for HP® Tech Takes. Linsey is a Midwest-based author, public speaker, and member of the ASJA. She has a passion for helping consumers and small business owners do more with their resources via the latest tech solutions.

Popular HP Business Laser Printers

Disclosure: Our site may get a share of revenue from the sale of the products featured on this page.

More about these products
Disclaimer

Prices, specifications, availability and terms of offers may change without notice. Price protection, price matching or price guarantees do not apply to Intra-day, Daily Deals or limited-time promotions. Quantity limits may apply to orders, including orders for discounted and promotional items. Despite our best efforts, a small number of items may contain pricing, typography, or photography errors. Correct prices and promotions are validated at the time your order is placed. These terms apply only to products sold by HP.com; reseller offers may vary. Items sold by HP.com are not for immediate resale. Orders that do not comply with HP.com terms, conditions, and limitations may be cancelled. Contract and volume customers not eligible.

HP’s MSRP is subject to discount. HP’s MSRP price is shown as either a stand-alone price or as a strike-through price with a discounted or promotional price also listed. Discounted or promotional pricing is indicated by the presence of an additional higher MSRP strike-through price

The following applies to HP systems with Intel 6th Gen and other future-generation processors on systems shipping with Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 Pro systems downgraded to Windows 7 Professional, Windows 8 Pro, or Windows 8.1: This version of Windows running with the processor or chipsets used in this system has limited support from Microsoft. For more information about Microsoft’s support, please see Microsoft’s Support Lifecycle FAQ at https://support.microsoft.com/lifecycle

Ultrabook, Celeron, Celeron Inside, Core Inside, Intel, Intel Logo, Intel Atom, Intel Atom Inside, Intel Core, Intel Inside, Intel Inside Logo, Intel vPro, Itanium, Itanium Inside, Pentium, Pentium Inside, vPro Inside, Xeon, Xeon Phi, Xeon Inside, and Intel Optane are trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the U.S. and/or other countries.

In-home warranty is available only on select customizable HP desktop PCs. Need for in-home service is determined by HP support representative. Customer may be required to run system self-test programs or correct reported faults by following advice given over phone. On-site services provided only if issue can't be corrected remotely. Service not available holidays and weekends.

HP will transfer your name and address information, IP address, products ordered and associated costs and other personal information related to processing your application to Bill Me Later®. Bill Me Later will use that data under its privacy policy.

Microsoft Windows 10: Not all features are available in all editions or versions of Windows 10. Systems may require upgraded and/or separately purchased hardware, drivers, software or BIOS update to take full advantage of Windows 10 functionality. Windows 10 is automatically updated, which is always enabled. ISP fees may apply and additional requirements may apply over time for updates. See http://www.microsoft.com.

“Best All In One Printer” and “the easiest printer you’ve ever had to set up” from Wirecutter. ©2020 The Wirecutter, Inc.. All rights reserved. Used under license. https://www.nytimes.com/wirecutter/reviews/best-all-in-one-printer/

Get Marvel’s Avengers when you purchase HP gaming PCs with qualifying 9th gen or 10th gen Intel® Core™ i5, i7 and i9 processors. Redemption code will be sent out by email within 60 days of purchase. Limited quantities and while supply lasts. Offer valid thru 12/31/2020 only while supplies last. We reserve the right to replace titles in the offer for ones of equal or greater value. Certain titles may not be available to all consumers because of age restrictions. The Offer may be changed, cancelled, or suspended at any time, for any reason, without notice, at Intel’s reasonable discretion if its fairness or integrity affected whether due to human or technical error. The Offer sponsor is Intel Corporation, 2200 Mission College Blvd., Santa Clara, CA 95054, USA. To participate you must create an Intel Digital Hub Account, purchase a qualifying product during the redemption period, enter a valid Master Key, and respond to a brief survey. Information you submit is collected, stored, processed, and used on servers in the USA. For more information on offer details, eligibility, restrictions, and our privacy policy, visit https://softwareoffer.intel.com/offer/20Q3-19/terms.

© 2020 MARVEL. © Intel Corporation. Intel, the Intel logo, and other Intel marks are trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others.

The personal information you provide will be used according to the HP Privacy Statement (https://www8.hp.com/us/en/privacy/ww-privacy.html)