HP OfficeJet 5255 All-in-One Printer
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- Print, Copy, Scan, Fax, Photo
- Print speed ISO: Up to 10 ppm black, up to 7 ppm color
- Simple Wi-Fi® setup, automatic two-sided printing, 35-page ADF.
- Instant Ink ready; High yield ink available
- Dynamic security enabled printerSee all Specs
HP OfficeJet 5255 All-in-One Printer
HP Office Inkjet All-in-One Printers are designed for micro/small business users looking for an all-in-one capable of printing professional-quality documents in rich, attention-grabbing color at a low cost per page.
This printer is intended to work only with cartridges that have new or reused HP electronic circuitry, and it uses dynamic security measures to block cartridges using modified or non-HP circuitry. Periodic firmware updates will maintain the effectiveness of these measures and block cartridges that previously worked. Reused HP electronic circuitry enables the use of reused, remanufactured, and refilled cartridges. More at:
Wireless connectivity you can count on
Get simple Wi-Fi® setup in less than a minute, and start printing fast.Have confidence in your connection with steady performance from dual band Wi-Fi®.Scan on the go, print from social media and the cloud, and easily order ink, with the HP Smart app.Easily print from a variety of smartphones and tablets.
Never run out and save up to 50% with Instant Ink
When ink levels are low, a new cartridge is automatically dispatched at no extra cost. Enjoy total flexibility, because you can change or cancel your plan anytime.Make an impression with Original HP ink cartridges – designed to deliver vivid color and crisp, sharp text.Create high-quality borderless photos and flyers – right in your home.
Get projects done with easy versatility
Print scan, copy, and fax with fast speeds, and keep tasks moving.Breeze through tasks with hands-free printing, scanning, copying, and faxing, using the 35-page ADF.Speed through multipage print jobs with automatic two-sided printing.Create timesaving shortcuts and easily print, scan and copy directly at the printer.
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Get connected and start printing fast with seamless Wi-Fi® setup from your smartphone.
Connect using Bluetooth smart technology
Print, scan, copy, fax
Scan on the go, print from social media and the cloud, easily order ink, and quick setup with HP Smart app.
35-page automatic document feeder
Automatic document feeder
HP Smart App
Set up, scan, print, and manage your HP printer.
Easy mobile printing
Easily print from your smartphone, tablet, and notebook at work, home, or on the go.
HP Instant Ink
Never run out and save up to 50% with Instant Ink
2.2-inch mono touchscreen
Automatic two-sided printing
Speed through multipage print jobs with automatic two-sided printing.
Print, copy, scan, fax, photo
Print Speed - Black (ISO, laser comparable)
Up to 10 ppm
Print Speed - Color (ISO, laser comparable)
Up to 7 ppm
Print Speed - Black (draft)
Up to 20 ppm
Print Speed - Color (draft)
Up to 17 ppm
Print speed - Color (normal)
Up to 7 ppm
First page out (ready) black
As fast as 16 sec
Up to 1200 x 1200 rendered dpi (when printing from a computer)
Up to 4800 x 1200 optimized dpi color (when printing from a computer on selected HP photo papers and 1200 input dpi)
Monthly duty cycle
Up to 1000 pages
Recommended monthly page volume
100 to 400 pages
HP Thermal Inkjet
2.2" (5.5 cm) Hi-Res Mono LCD
Number of print cartridges
2 (1 black, 1 Tri-color [cyan, magenta, yellow])
E5Z02A HP 63 Black Instant Ink Cartridge (~1000+ pages); E5Z01A HP 63 Tri-color Instant Ink Cartridge (~700+ pages)
Compatible ink types
Dye-based (color); pigment-based (black)
HP PCL3 GUI
Automatic paper sensor
Paper trays, standard
Paper trays, maximum
Mobile Printing Capability
Apple AirPrint; Mopria Print Service; HP Smart app; Wi-Fi Direct Printing
1 Hi-Speed USB 2.0; 1 WiFi 802.11n (dual band)
256 MB DDR3L Memory
Minimum system requirements
OS X v10.10 Yosemite, OS X v10.11 El Capitan, OS X v10.12 Sierra, OS v10.15 Catalina, 1 GB HD, InternetMicrosoft® Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7: 1 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor, 2 GB available hard disk space, CD-ROM/DVD drive or Internet connection, USB port, Microsoft® Internet Explorer.
Compatible operating systems
Windows 11; Windows 10; Windows 8; Windows 8.1; Windows 7; Windows Vista; Windows Server; macOS X 10.10 Yosemite; macOS 10.11 El Capitan; macOS 10.12 Sierra
Supported network protocols
Paper handling input, standard
Up to 100 sheets input tray
Paper handling output, standard
25-sheet output tray
Envelope input capacity
Up to 10 envelopes
Yes (up to 8.5 x 11 in, 216 x 297 mm)
Finished output handling
Media sizes supported
Letter, legal, 4 x 6 in, 5 x 7 in, 8 x 10 in, No. 10 envelopes
Media sizes, custom
Simplex: 3 x 5 to 8.5 x 14 in; Duplex: 3 x 5.5 to 8.5 x 12.2 in
Plain Paper; HP Photo Papers; HP Matte Brochure or Professional Paper; HP Matte Presentation Paper; HP Glossy Brochure or Professional Paper; Other Photo Inkjet Papers; Other Matte Inkjet Papers; Other Glossy Inkjet Papers; Plain Paper, Light/Recycled
Recommended media weight
Supported media weight
Letter: 16 to 24 lb; HP envelopes: 20 to 24 lb; HP cards: up to 53 lb; HP 4 x 6 inch photo paper: up to 80 lb
Scan file format
RAW, JPG, PDF
Scan resolution, hardware
Up to 1200 x 1200
Scan resolution, optical
Up to 1200 dpi
Scan size (flatbed), maximum
8.5 x 11.69 in
Scan size (ADF), maximum
8.5 x 14 in
Standard, 35 sheets
Digital sending features
Digital send file Formats
PDF; BMP; PNG; TIF; JPG
Copy resolution (black text)
600 x 300 dpi
Copy resolution (colour text and graphics)
600 x 300 dpi
Copy reduce / enlarge settings
25 to 400%
Up to 50 copies
Fax transmission speed
5 sec per page
Up to 100 pages
300 x 300 dpi
Speed dials, maximum number
Input voltage: 100 to 240 VAC (+/- 10%), 50/60 Hz, 0.7A. Not dual voltage, power supply varies by part number with # Option code identifier.
Up to 14 watts (Printing), 3.75 watts (Ready), 0.89 watts (Sleep), 0.11 watts (Off)
This printer is intended to work only with cartridges that have new or reused HP electronic circuitry, and it uses dynamic security measures to block cartridges using modified or non-HP circuitry. Periodic firmware updates will maintain the effectiveness of these measures and block cartridges that previously worked. Reused HP electronic circuitry enables the use of reused, remanufactured, and refilled cartridges. More at:http://www.hp.com/learn/ds
ENERGY STAR® qualified
Operating temperature range
41 to 104°F
Operating humidity range
25 to 80% RH
HP Printer Software, HP Photo Creations
One-year limited hardware warranty; For more info please visit us at http://support.hp.com
Dimensions (W X D X H)
17.52 x 14.45 x 7.52 in
Dimensions Maximum (W X D X H)
17.53 x 22.22 x 7.81 in
What's in the box
HP OfficeJet 5255 All-in-One Printer; HP 63 Setup Black Ink Cartridge (~165 pages); HP 63 Setup Tri-color Ink Cartridge (tri-color composite yield ~100 pages); No CD Flyer; Ink Flyer, Power Cord. [For ink volume and page yield information,visit hp.com/go/learnaboutsupplies]
No, please purchase (USB) cable and phone cord separately
Save paper by up to 50% using automatic two-sided printing. NA/AP: Original HP 61 cartridges contain up to 70% recycled plastic. Western Europe: Original HP 301 cartridges contain up to 70% recycled plastic. CISMEA/LA: Original HP 122 cartridges contain up to 70% recycled plastic. China/India/Indonesia: Original HP 802 cartridges contain up to 70% recycled plastic. Free, convenient cartridge recycling in 48 countries. hp.com/recycle
Dynamic security enabled printerCertain HP printers are intended to work only with cartridges that have a new or reused HP chip or electronic circuitry. These printers use dynamic security measures to block cartridges using a non-HP chip or electronic circuitry. Periodic firmware updates will maintain the effectiveness of these measures and block cartridges that previously worked. Reused HP chips and electronic circuitry enable the use of reused, remanufactured, and refilled cartridges.
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The perfect printer for home, office, or college
Searching for a quality, all-in-one printer that won’t break the bank? The HP OfficeJet 5255 is just the HP DeskJet printer you’re looking for.
Perfect for anyone heading off to college or for a small office, the HP OfficeJet 5255 All-in-One Printer is up to any task.
With HP OfficeJet 5255, you can print, copy, fax, scan, and produce photos. Considering the extremely affordable cost of this printer and its ability to print photos, you won’t find a better deal anywhere. This helps make the HP OfficeJet 5255 one of our top recommended printers for college students.
The HP OfficeJet 5255 is easy to set-up; you can practically start printing the moment you take it out of the box.
Connect to your WiFi network and enjoy the incredible speeds at which this remarkable machine operates.
You can print at speeds of 10 pages per minute (ppm) in black and 7 ppm in color; but don’t worry, you won’t have to compromise quality for speed.
The HP OfficeJet 5255 prints at a resolution of 1200 x 1200 dpi when printing from a computer in black ink.
For color prints, the HP OfficeJet 5255 produces 4800 x 1200 optimized color dpi. Of course, you can to use specialized HP photo papers for best results to produce high-quality photo images.
When you need to send important documents for signing or review and you can’t afford any blurriness, the HP OfficeJet 5255 delivers with absolute clarity when faxing.
With a fax resolution of 300 x 300 dots per square inch, and a fax memory of up to 100 pages, you can rest easy knowing that your documents will show arrive at your clients office in pristine quality.
And if anything goes wrong, the memory will save and recover any of the documents you just faxed.
A friendly, easy to use interface
One of the truly amazing features that this printer offers is its touch screen interface. It’s highly intuitive and easy to learn. You can organize printing and fax jobs with little to no effort.
Not only is this printer’s software fast and easy to use, but it comes with some incredible, innovative features. You can print from anywhere in the world using your mobile device.
With the HP Smart App, HP ePrint, or Apple AirPrint™ printing remotely will be a piece of cake.
Whether you prefer Apple or Android, the HP OfficeJet 5255 is fully capable of connecting and operating with almost every kind of phone or tablet.
Ink that’s a cut above the rest
One of the many reasons businesses all over the world choose HPⓇ when it comes to purchasing business printers is the incredible ink that we provide.
Benefit from our easy-to-use high-end printer, and expect the same quality performance from our ink.
The HP OfficeJet 5255 All-in-One printer comes HP Instant Ink ready right out of the box. If you prefer to replace your cartridges as infrequently as possible, this printer is fully compatible with HP Original high yield ink.
Consider signing up for our HP Instant Ink service. Not only will you save bundles on all of your cartridges, but we deliver straight to your door.
We offer several affordable plans to accommodate you and your usage frequency.
Save up to 50% with HP Instant Ink service. HPⓇ offers four different plans: a free printing plan, occasional printing plan, moderate printing plan, and frequent printing plan.
Be sure to check out the fantastic options and find the one that’s right for your personal or business needs.
And HP Instant Ink options come with roll over so you won’t waste any money when some months are busier than others.
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