Epson Expression Premium XP-800 review

21 Jan 2013
Our Rating 
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A smart MFP that performs pretty well, but it's very expensive to buy and run

Page 2 of 2Specifications

Basic Specifications

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Maximum native print resolution 5,760x1,440dpi
Max optical resolution 4,800x4,800dpi
Output bit depth 24-bit

Tested Print Speeds

Time for two 10x8in photos 1.0 10m 10s
Time for six 6x4in photos 1.0 7m 37s

Physical and Environmental

Standard printer interfaces USB, 10/100 Ethernet, 802.11b/g/n wireless
Optional printer interfaces none
Size 191x390x339mm
Weight 8.7kg
Noise (in normal use) 37dB(A)

Paper Handling

Maximum paper size A4/legal
Maximum paper weight 400gsm
Standard paper inputs 2
Standard paper input capacity 120
Maximum paper inputs 2
Maximum paper input capacity 120
Duplex (code, cost if option) Yes


Printer technology piezo inkjet
Supported operating systems Windows XP/Vista/7/8, Mac OS X 10.5.8 or later
Other inkjet features 8.8cm colour touchscreen
Other inkjet options none

Buying Information

Price £170
Consumable parts and prices £13 each
Price per colour A4 page 5.4p
Quoted life of supplied black cartridge Pigment black 200 pages (ISO/IEC 24712), dye (photo) black 220 pages (ISO/IEC 24712)
Quoted life of supplied colour cartridge(s) Cyan, magenta, yellow 300 pages each (ISO/IEC 24712)
Quoted life of supplied photo cartridge(s) N/A
Warranty one year carry-in

Print Quality

Number of ink colours 5
Number of ink cartridges 5
Maximum number of ink colours 5
Maximum number of cartridges 5
Quoted photo durability 98 years

Tested Scan Speeds

Full scan area preview 10s
A4 document at 150dpi 11s
A4 document at 300dpi 14s
6x4in photo at 600dpi 20s
6x4in photo at 1200dpi 1m 7s

Tested Copy Speeds

Time for single A4 mono copy 1.0 16s
Time for single A4 colour copy 1.0 22s
Time for 10 A4 copies using feeder 2.0 2m 33s

Photo Features

PictBridge support Yes
Borderless printing A4
Direct (PC-less) printing Yes
Supported memory cards Memory Stick, SD
CD printing Yes

Copy Features

Maximum number of copies 99

Fax Features

Fax memory (maximum mono pages) 180

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