The HP Photosmart B8553 is an inkjet printer designed for the home or small office user. It provides excellent photo quality and fast speeds up to 33 pages per minute for black and 31 pages per minute for color. Photosmart B8553 ink is very economically-priced.
The most striking thing about the HP B8553 is its sleek, white design, which is somewhat reminiscent of Apple products. It is a very compact and lightweight unit, which will especially appeal to home users who are tight on space. It includes memory card slots which support most popular formats and also has a PictBridge USB port for connecting digital cameras directly to the machine. With its full-color LCD screen, it is easy to preview photos before printing or even make a few basic edits. The printer ink system used is expected to have a lifetime of 100 years, so users won't have to worry as much about fading and other issues.
Standard HP B8553 ink cartridges have a capacity of 300 pages and 250 pages for the color and black printer ink cartridges, respectively. The high-capacity Photosmart B8553 ink cartridges have a capacity of 750 pages and 800 pages, respectively. Using the high-capacity HP B8553 ink cartridges results in a much lower cost per page that is more economical.
In their review of the HP B8553 inkjet, Layers Magazine liked its modern design and its 100-year ink. They also liked its vivid photo quality. They found it to be well-suited to high-end photo users.
Overall, the HP B8553 is an excellent photo printer with accurate colors and fast speeds. Economical ink costs add even more value to an already impressive model.
Based on our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee, Ink Technologies will accept returns of compatible or remanufactured ink and toner cartridges for full credit if the returned product has a valid return authorization number and is received in our warehouse within 6 months of the original shipping date. If there is a confirmed print quality issue, only 1 set of opened products will be accepted for credit returns, and only if less than 30% of the ink or toner has been used.
Ink Technologies will replace defective compatible or remanufactured products free of charge if the products are returned within 1 year of the original ship date, and provide a return shipping tag for return of the product.