Product Comparison: Brother HL-1210W vs Brother HL-1212W


General Specifications
Brand
Brother
Brother
Model
HL-1210W
HL-1212W
Origin
China
China
About the Product
Compact and connected, the desktop HL-1210W mono laser offers wireless and cloud connectivity at a surprisingly low price. This compact mono laser printer fits perfectly into the small or home office.
Compact and connected, the desktop HL-1212W mono laser offers wireless and cloud connectivity at a surprisingly low price. The HL-1212W offers print speeds up to 20 pages per minute, you don't have to wait long for that important document.
Key Specs
Printer Type
Mono
Mono
Printing Technology
Laser
Laser
Print Speed (Monochrome)
20 pages per minute
20 pages per minute
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Brother HL-1210W Mono Laser Printer
  • It starts printing fast and quiet. It also has a decent print quality.
  • It prints quickly, was a breeze to install, Windows 10 no problem, and is very cheap.
  • Very compact for my home office, fast and quiet.
  • The printing is much faster than inkjet printers.
  • Prints very quick and reasonable quality.
Brother HL-1212W Mono Laser Printer
  • A nice compact printer. Great speed of print.
  • It prints fast, it’s small and it was easy to install.
  • Its super quick at printing and warming up and saves power well by sleeping after about 10 minutes.
  • No issues with the laser, prints superfast, does not dry out, easy to setup can print from phone via the brother app. Excellent.
  • Easy to set up, quick to print, everything I wanted.
Size & Weight
Height
7.44 in.
7.44 in.
Width
13.39 in.
13.39 in.
Depth
9.37 in.
9.37 in.
Weight
10.14 lbs.
10.14 lbs.
Printing / Scanning
Tray Capacity
150 sheets
150 sheets
Printer Resolution (Black)
2400 x 600
2400 x 600
What customers say about "Printing / Scanning"
Brother HL-1210W Mono Laser Printer
  • Print quality is good, as is print speed.
  • I'm really impressed with this printer, the print quality is really good.
  • Prints well. When it works!
  • Clear, crisp and clean prints every time.
  • Quality of prints are brilliant, was able to connect to my computer via WiFi in no time.
Brother HL-1212W Mono Laser Printer
  • Print quality is clear. Printing speed is good and the printer isn't intrusively noisy.
  • The quality of the print is really good.
  • Very good printer, was easy to set up and prints nice, too.
  • Lovely quality printing and quick, too.
  • The print quality is not brilliant.
Cartridges
Number of Cartridges
1
1
Color Support
Black
Black
Cartridge Capacity (Black)
700 pages
1000 pages
What customers say about "Cartridges"
Brother HL-1210W Mono Laser Printer
  • Very economical mono laser printer. We are perhaps 3000 pages on and although its not as black as I hoped we are still printing on the cartridge provided with the machine.
  • The print is dark enough and works with toner reactive hot foiling films.
  • Replacement cartridges are very economical, especially purchasing copy ones.
Brother HL-1212W Mono Laser Printer
  • Ink has lasted ages, not replaced the cartridge yet and it has nearly been a year, Ink is also very cheap for this printer.
  • The printing is very high quality and black ink has excellent color. Highly recommend.
  • The ink is enough for a large amount of printing, has exceeded my expectations.
  • It's harder to connect than needed and keeps printing /wasting ink telling me connection failed.
  • Sometimes printing is a bit dirty, I can see some small imperfection even cleaning the jets.
Features
Printer Connectivity
USB Type-B, Wi-Fi
USB Type-B, Wi-Fi
Double-Sided Printing
No
No
Photo Printer
No
No
Integrated Fax
No
No
Supported Paper Sizes
A4, A5, A5 (Long Edge), B5, Letter, Legal, Folio, Executive
A4, A5, A5 (Long Edge), B5, Executive, Legal, Folio, Letter
Extras
Compact design, HQ1200 technology, AOSS, Smartphone and tablet ready
HQ1200 technology, LED indicator, Compact design, Smartphone and tablet ready
What customers say about "Features"
Brother HL-1210W Mono Laser Printer
  • Good print quality. Easy to set up wirelessly.
  • This printer has a compact footprint, works well wirelessly with my Mac.
  • Very basic Laser printer, easy to install. Great connectivity.
  • An excellent printer, fast and very easy to install for WiFi.
  • It is a bit noisy when actually printing.
Brother HL-1212W Mono Laser Printer
  • The WiFi works well printing from another room and also from my mobile phone.
  • This one is really compact and it was so easy to set up the wireless connection to my iPad using Brother iPrint & Scan app.
  • I found the printer easy to use and set up. I have a Windows tablet, Windows phone, an ipad and an Android phone and it prints without problem from any of them.
  • Really happy with this printer, easy to use and configure via WPS through my home wireless modem.
  • Printer stopped connecting to the WiFi. It can now be used only with the USB cable.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE, FCC
CE, FCC
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