The best HP printers in 2024

Best HP printers: HP Envy Inspire
(Image credit: HP)

A pioneer in desktop printing, HP made a big splash with its Thinkjet inkjet printers all the way back in 1988, before going on to launch massively successful mono and color DeskJet models in 1990 and 1991 respectively. The mid-1980s also saw the introduction of HP’s incredibly popular LaserJet series, which included the world’s first PC-compatible desktop laser printer. 

The first LaserJet was actually based on a Canon print engine and, indeed, HP has faced stiff competition from both Canon and Epson in the home and office printing sectors down the decades. Even so, HP still has a great deal (as well as some great deals) to offer in its current inkjet and laser line-ups.

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Matthew Richards

Matthew Richards is a photographer and journalist who has spent years using and reviewing all manner of photo gear. He is Digital Camera World's principal lens reviewer – and has tested more primes and zooms than most people have had hot dinners! 

His expertise with equipment doesn’t end there, though. He is also an encyclopedia  when it comes to all manner of cameras, camera holsters and bags, flashguns, tripods and heads, printers, papers and inks, and just about anything imaging-related. 

In an earlier life he was a broadcast engineer at the BBC, as well as a former editor of PC Guide.