The Best HP Ink Tank Printers for Home Use
Ink tank printers are quickly becoming a go-to option for at-home professionals and families alike. From its ease of use to create less waste in landfills, there are a lot of reasons why tank printers are being chosen over regular models. 

HP’s line of ink tank printers offers simple setup, ink refilling, and printing, while still offering an array of features many HP printers call standard. We’re highlighting three of our best-selling ink tank printer models for home use to give you an idea of how you can benefit from ink tank printers.

Benefits of HP ink tank A4 printers at home

Our ink tank printers are one of the most convenient types of printers to use at home. Anybody can refill them and expect one refill to last a long time.

Extra ink can be easily stored, and there is no need to buy several packs of cartridges just in case you run out. Be it simple black ink print for a cover letter or resume, or a full color print for a school or college project, you can quickly get back to work with HP’s easy-to-use ink bottles.

Ink tank printers vs regular printers

Easy to use

Our ink tank printers are loved by many HP customers because of their simple maintenance. These A4 ink tank printers are refilled with ink bottles as opposed to cartridges, making them just as fast and affordable. 

Ink bottles are easier to store, refill and replace, so refilling your ink will never be a challenge. Even with regular use, it is easy to maintain. There are fewer chances of cartridge-related technical problems or damage.

Long-lasting printers

HP ink tank printers are designed to work for years. Even our basic ink tank models come with a warranty period of 20,000 pages (or two years, whichever is earlier). Thanks to a more efficient design, our printers are loved for their longevity and performance over time. This means you can always rely on these machines to work whenever you need them to.

Flexibility of use

The flexibility of color use is another major feature of ink tank printers. If you are working on a project that makes use of a particular color more than others, you can easily refill that one color selectively (depending on the model you are using). This is great for those who are relying on ink tank printers for design or art-related work.

Less waste

You will also feel good about the fact that you are contributing towards a more sustainable future. Our ink tank printers have done away with cartridges, thus reducing the amount of plastic being used. Since the refilling is done using ink bottles, there is much less waste generated in the first place. Once the bottles are used, they are also much easier to recycle than the complex cartridges. 

Ink tank printers are also comparatively greener solutions for all your printing needs. Less plastic in our landfills is better for all of us.

Top HP Smart Ink Tank printers to consider

Here are three of our best-selling ink tank printer models that have been handpicked for this showcase. They are a good representation of all that our ink printers have to offer. If you are looking for something more specific, like an ink tank printer with an ADF (automatic document feeder) feature, do have a look at our online store for more options.

HP Smart Tank 515 Wireless All-in-One Printer: Best overall ink tank printer for home

HP Smart Tank 515 Wireless All-in-One Printer: Best overall ink tank printer for home
If you are in the market for an ink tank printer for home use that can handle a small office workflow, the HP Smart Tank 515 Wireless All-in-One Printer is a very good option. Not only does it have all the important features such as print, scan, copy, but it is also wireless. That means you can have your main device anywhere in the home and the printer can stay in a convenient location for everyone to use. It also has Bluetooth LE for devices that need it and works with Windows and Mac devices.

Our smart tank system ensures that you always have the supply of ink that you require for all your tasks. We understand that a family often has more than one user who needs to use the printer. That is why our printers are able to connect to up to three users at once. This ensures that there is no fighting over the printer, only smooth workflows.

This all-in-one model has high-speed printing, capable of delivering 11 pages per minute (ppm)  for normal, black A4 prints and 5 ppm for normal, color A4 prints. It is able to print up to 99 copies on a single operation and has a speed of up to 10 copies per minute (cpm) for normal black prints. It can also handle a variety of media, including A4, B5, A6, DL envelopes, and legal paper sizes.

This model is an ideal balance between features and price, and is an excellent option for most families where their office, school and college needs are under one roof.

HP Ink Tank 315: Most affordable ink tank printer for home

HP Ink Tank 315: Most affordable ink tank printer for home
Sometimes, our customers just need an affordable solution for their home printing needs. Keeping this in mind, we offer the HP Ink Tank 315, a compact, lightweight and low-cost solution. This ink tank A4 printer will solve all your printing needs without any of the extra features that higher-costing models come with. This is ideal for a small family home or a small personal workspace.

This comes with a high-speed USB 2.0 connection that is a standard fit for most computers. It supports both Mac and Windows machines. But one of the best features of this system is its multi-functionality. It can print, copy, and scan, all within a small footprint. 

It can print at a speed of up to 8 ppm for normal black A4 prints and up to 5 ppm for normal, color prints - that’s usually more than enough for home users and work-from-home setups.

The print quality is on par with many other HP models, so you can expect the same high-quality prints that you have come to expect from our other printers.

The copy feature allows up to 9 copies to be made in a single operation, with a speed of up to 2.5 cpm for color and 6.5 cpm for black ink copies. Even as a compact model, it has the same duty cycle of 1,000 pages as with the higher-priced models, making it an excellent workhorse for your everyday printing needs.

With support for up to three users, it can easily be shared between multiple members of the family. It supports a wide range of media formats, giving you plenty of printing options.

HP Smart Tank 720 All-in-One: Most fully-featured ink printer for home

HP Smart Tank 720 All-in-One: Most fully-featured ink printer for home
The HP Smart Tank 720 All-in-One is a high-end ink tank printer for homes that have a higher demand for printing jobs. This will easily fit into an office workflow if required, so it is great for those with a busy home and small office and need one printer to serve both needs. 

This is also a Blue Angel DE-UZ 219-certified model, showcasing our commitment to becoming a more environmentally friendly and sustainable consumer electronics company.

This wireless model includes USB 2.0, WiFi and Bluetooth LE and supports up to three users simultaneously. Thanks to the wireless connectivity options, it can be operated from anywhere within the home, while being safely tucked away in a convenient location that is easily accessible to all.

Apart from being able to print, scan and copy on a variety of media formats, it also has an auto-duplex feature that automatically takes care of two-sided printing. This is really helpful for those who need to use both sides or want to use it for environmental reasons.

Ready to get your HP Ink Tank Printer?

Great for the environment, your workflow, and your wallet, what’s not to love about HP’s ink tank printers? Combining this with the fact that they’re affordable, easy to set up, and come stacked with an array of features, HP’s best-stelling ink tank printer models for home use are flying off shelves all around the world. Ready to see what all the fuss is about?  

About the Author: Harrison Hosking is a contributing writer for HP Tech Takes. When he's not gaming on his PC, Harrison loves to spend time gardening, writing and playing soccer.