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HP Photosmart 6520 e-All-in-One Printer

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Experience premium photo printing with this e-All-in-One's 3.45-inch (8.7 cm) gesture-enabled touchscreen & automatic photo paper tray with peek window. Print from virtually anywhere with HP ePrint,[1] share wirelessly,[7] and scan & copy with ease.
Printing lab-quality photos and everyday documents, scanning or copying from an intuitive touchscreen, and printing from virtually anywhere.[1]

Express yourself and impress with ease.

Tap and swipe the 3.45-inch (8.7 cm) color touchscreen to easily print, copy, scan, and access Web content.[5]Create lab-quality, fade-resistant photos[15] without borders, as well as archive-quality documents.[2]Easy photo printing—keep paper loaded and ready, plus use convenient memory card slots to walk up and print.Print lab-quality, fade-resistant photos,[15] using individual inks, and save with high-capacity cartridges.[3]

Print wirelessly[7] and stay connected—on the go.[1]

HP ePrint—now you can print from virtually anywhere.[1]Easily print and share, using built-in wireless,[7] and connect quickly with HP Auto Wireless Connect.[8]Download convenient, free apps from HP and partners to wirelessly print directly from a smartphone.[9]

Boost your printing possibilities.

Print photos and documents, make quick copies and scans, send faxes without a phone line,[16] and access apps.[5]Scan photos and everyday documents to your email account,[13] and scan multiple files to a single document.Automatically print and copy on both sides of a single page.

Easily save paper and energy.

Responsibly designed—this ENERGY STAR® qualified e-all-in-one is made of 20% postconsumer recycled plastics.The HP Eco App installed on your touchscreen makes it easy to adjust key energy- and paper-saving settings.Consume up to 50% less paper, using automatic two-sided printing and copying.Get free cartridge recycling through HP Planet Partners.[12]

Technical details


Print, scan, copy

Print Speed - Black (ISO, laser comparable)

Up to 12 ppm

Print Speed - Color (ISO, laser comparable)

Up to 8.5 ppm

Print Speed - Black (draft)

Up to 22 ppm

Print Speed - Color (draft)

Up to 22 ppmEither after first page or after first set of ISO test pages. For details see:

Printer page yield

Approximate yield. Actual yield depends on printer and specific use. See for more information

Resolution (black)

Up to 1200 x 600 rendered dpi (when printing from a computer)

Resolution (color)

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 pagesDuty cycle is defined as the maximum number of pages per month of imaged output. This value provides a comparison of product robustness in relation to other HP LaserJet or HP Color LaserJet devices, and enables appropriate deployment of printers and MFPs to satisfy the demands of connected individuals or groups.

Recommended monthly page volume

100 to 300

Print Technology

HP Thermal Inkjet


3.45" (8.76-cm) diagonal touchscreen CGD

Number of print cartridges

4 (1 each black, cyan, magenta, yellow)

Replacement cartridges

HP 564 Black Ink Cartridge (~250 pages); HP 564 Cyan Ink Cartridge (~300 pages); HP 564 Magenta Ink Cartridge (~300 pages); HP 564 Yellow Ink Cartridge (~300 pages); HP 564XL Black Ink Cartridge (~550 pages); HP 564XL Cyan Ink Cartridge (~750 pages); HP 564XL Magenta Ink Cartridge (~750 pages); HP 564XL Yellow Ink Cartridge (~750 pages). [For ink volume and page yield information, visit].

Compatible ink types

Dye-based (color); pigment-based (black)

Print languages


Automatic paper sensor


Paper trays, standard

1 plus automated 5 x 7-in photo tray

Paper trays, maximum

1 plus automated 5 x 7-in photo tray

Mobile Printing Capability

HP ePrint, HP wireless direct printing, Apple AirPrint™, Mopria-certified

Connectivity, standard

1 USB 2.0; WiFi 802 b/g/n

Network ready

Standard (built-in WiFi 802.11b/g/n)

Memory card compatibility

Memory Stick Duo; Secure Digital

Memory, standard

128 MB

Minimum system requirements

Mac OS X v10.6, Lion, Mountain Lion; Intel® Core™ processor; 1 GB available hard disk space; CD-ROM/DVD or Internet; USBWindows 8, Windows 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, Internet Explorer; Windows Vista: 800 MHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor, 2 GB available hard disk space, CD-ROM/DVD drive or Internet connection, USB port, Internet Explorer; Windows XP Service Pack 3 or higher (32-bit only): any Intel® Pentium® II, Celeron® or compatible processor, 233 MHz or higher, 750 MB available hard disk space, CD-ROM/DVD drive or Internet connection, USB port, Internet Explorer 6 or higher. Windows 8:

Compatible operating systems

Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP (Service Pack 3)* or higher (32-bit only); Mac OS X v10.6, OS X Lion, OS X Mountain Lion

Paper handling input, standard

80-sheet input tray, 20-sheet photo tray

Paper handling output, standard

20-sheet output tray

Duplex printing

Automatic (standard)

Envelope input capacity

Up to 5 envelopes

Borderless printing

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

3.5 x 5 to 8.5 x 14 in

Media types

Paper (brochure, inkjet, plain), photo paper, envelopes, labels, cards (greeting), transparencies

Recommended media weight

16 lb

Supported media weight

16 to 80 lb

Scanner type


Scan file format


Scan resolution, hardware

Up to 1200 x 2400 dpi

Scan resolution, optical

Up to 1200 dpi

Scan size (flatbed), maximum

8.5 x 11 in

ADF Capacity


Copy resolution (black text)

Up to 600 dpi

Copy resolution (colour text and graphics)

Up to 600 dpi

Copy reduce / enlarge settings

25 to 400%

Copies, maximum

Up to 50 copies


Yes, eFax® (Web-based fax service requires an Internet connection to the printer and registration with third-party service)

Fax resolution

Up to 200 x 200 dpi


Input voltage: 100 to 240 VAC (+/- 10%), 50/60 Hz (+/- 3 Hz)

Power consumption

18 watts (Printing), 4.8 watts (Ready), 1.4 watts (Sleep)

Energy efficiency

ENERGY STAR® qualified

Operating temperature range

41 to 104ºF

Operating humidity range

20 to 80% RH

Software included

HP Photo Creations


World-class service and support. One-year technical phone support; one-year limited hardware warranty. Access to 24/7 award-winning support services through

Dimensions (W X D X H)

17.32 x 21.73 x 6.3 in

Dimensions Maximum (W X D X H)

17.32 x 22.24 x 17.17 in


13.67 lb

Package weight

17.08 lb

What's in the box

HP Photosmart 6520 e-All-in-One; HP 564 Black Ink Cartridge; HP 564 Cyan Ink Cartridge; HP 564 Magenta Ink Cartridge; HP 564 Yellow Ink Cartridge; Software CD; Reference Guide; power cord. [For ink volume and page yield information, visit].

Cable included

No, please purchase USB cable separately.

Special offers


Return and exchange information will accept returns or exchanges for this product up to 30 days after delivery. A restocking fee may apply. For details, please visit: