The ENVY 4520 is the newest printers from Hewlett Packard (HP) that featuring HP Instant Ink. It’s officially released last year, on September 2015 along with the ENVY 5540, Officejet 4650, 3830, 5741 and 5743. This printer is designed for home use and it has compact size and offers full multifunction capabilities plus mobile printing feature directly from smartphones or tablets. With the ENVY 4520, you can get high quality photos and sharp documents in just a few seconds.

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It’s easy to setup and use, you can operate this All-in-one inkjet printer quickly through its 2.2-inch (5.5 cm) monochrome LCD touch display and you can print, scan or copy your documents easily. Meanwhile using its two-sided printing you can save more time and save paper by up to 50%.

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In addition to wireless connectivity that allow you to print wireless from any room around this printer, the Envy 4520 has also been equipped with USB port for a direct connection to a single PC. Also it supports a variety of mobile connectivity options ranging from Apple’s Airprint, Cloud Print from Google, direct printing from your Android devices and MOPRIA.

Although you can not find Auto Document Feeder feature and with small input/output trays, the print speed of this printer is not disappointing, up to 9.5 ppm black & 6.8 ppm color. It’s fast enough to handle the printing jobs (documents, photos, graphics, etc) in your home with excellent print quality. The main paper capacity can holds up to 100 sheets of paper and the output tray holds only 50.

It also features HP Instant Ink, a quicker method and more affordable way to purchase Ink for this printer, HP called this as “Ink Replacement Service”. So when the Ink of this printer is getting low, they will send the new Ink to your home. The price of monthly plans for this service starts from $2.99 to $9.99.

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Overall, the quality is very good printer for personal or home office use. In addition, the features offered by this printer is also quite complete (although without fax). And with Instant Ink service, you can save more money up to 50% on ink.