Conclusion: HP’s Envy 120 is a beautiful looking printer. However, it does disappoint in a number of areas. To obtain its good looks, the Envy 120 gives up an ADF, which is a convenience found in most AIOs in this price range. Also, other AIOs in this price range use separate ink tanks for each color. The Envy 120 lacks fax capability as well as wired Ethernet, but that might not be a detriment.
Pros: Great design, Wireless connectivity in addition to USB, Standard duplexing, Large 4.3 inch color touch panel
Cons: Small capacity paper tray, No individual color cartridges, Print quality with standard paper is only acceptable
Conclusion: The Envy 120 has style and it improves on the past generation Envy 110 in print quality and coolness factor (a transparent lid!) but I still felt underwhelmed in regards to overall performance. The Envy 120 offers average print speeds, average ink output, below average paper capacity and a irritating paper block error.
Pros: Unique design, Large touch screen, Improved print quality
HP Envy 120 review - Outstanding build quality and interface; but with high running costs and disappointing photo output
9 May 2013
Excerpt: This sumptuous slab of glass and gloss black is an unlikely all-in-one printer, and it’s as luxurious as they come. It’s just 110mm high with a see-through scanning lid, and when you first turn it on the motorised control panel – complete with colour touchscreen – rises gracefully to greet you. If you think that’s neat, wait until you print something: the thin output tray arm extends automatically too.
The HP Envy 120 is a designer printer, so its interface and build quality are outstanding – even if the prints don’t match up
You’re paying for design, not print quality, running costs are high too