Conclusion: With the HP Color LaserJet 2550L, Hewlett-Packard has delivered an inexpensive color laser with better output quality than most color lasers at any price. Unfortunately, along with high-quality output, it runs slower than some ink jets and has a high cost per monochrome page.
Pros: Better output quality than most color lasers of any price. Paper tray options for up to 875 sheets.
Cons: Slow. Relatively high monochrome cost per page.
Conclusion: But while its speed was underwhelming, we were pleasantly surprised by the 2550L's print quality. The 600 by 600 dpi engine's text was dark and sharp in big and small font sizes alike, as we expect of all laser printers, but we did a double-take at our Acrobat and PowerPoint printouts: Even using...
Pros: It's a color laser printer; it's $499, Above-average color graphics as well as typically handsome text quality
Cons: The printer's bulky; the paper tray's tiny, Slow performance