Product Comparison: Epson XP-7100 vs Epson XP-8500

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General Specifications
About the Product
This stylish, top-of-the-range, compact all-in-one is ideal for busy households that want to print outstanding glossy photos and crisp, clear documents. Wi-Fi connectivity and mobile printing offer great flexibility.
Print brilliant, professional-quality photos with the Expression Photo XP-8500 Small-in-One printer. Offering fast, quiet performance in a sleek design, the XP-8500 produces borderless photos up to 8" x 10" with 6-color Claria Photo HD Inks.
Key Specs
Printer Type
Printing Technology
Print Speed (Monochrome)
15.8 pages per minute
9.5 pages per minute
Print Speed (Color)
11 pages per minute
9 pages per minute
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Epson XP-7100 All-In-One Printer
  • Printing speed was very fast for text and average for photos.
  • The print quality is very good and it prints quickly.
  • Print quality is excellent and speed is good.
  • The printer is fast for an inkjet on high settings.
  • Compact footprint, fast for document printing.
Epson XP-8500 Multifunctional Printer
  • All in one printer with satisfying speed and performance.
  • The photo speed and quality is amazing and I'm extremely happy with this product!
  • This printer has good speed & quality. Easy to use & compact size.
  • This All in One printer prints quickly and the colors are spot on.
  • Really happy with the purchase! Good speed.
Size & Weight
8.09 in.
7.2 in.
17.2 in.
13.7 in.
23.49 in.
20.7 in.
21.5 lbs.
4.8 lbs.
Printing / Scanning
Tray Capacity
100 sheets
120 sheets
Scanner Resolution
1200 x 2400
4800 x 1200
Printer Resolution (Black)
5760 x 1440
5760 x 1400
Printer Resolution (Color)
5760 x 1440
5760 x 1400
What customers say about "Printing / Scanning"
Epson XP-7100 All-In-One Printer
  • Scanning documents was fast and easy with the ADF.
  • The scanned images were clearer than the original 30 year old photos.
  • The scanner was smart enough to scan the grouped photos as 3 separate and perfectly cropped images.
  • I am very happy with the quality of the scanning and printing.
  • Print quality is terrible. Even after completing the print head alignment per instructions printed photos have conspicuous vertical streaks in them.
Epson XP-8500 Multifunctional Printer
  • Love this printer, can do anything with it and scans too! Couldn't be happier!
  • Photo and scanning in one easy to use unit is great feature.
  • Copies and scans with ease. Best printer I've had yet.
  • Printer, copier, scanner that does it all! Great quality.
  • Quality printer for home or small office.
Number of Cartridges
Color Support
Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Photo Black
Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Light Cyan, Light Magenta
Cartridge Capacity (Black)
250 pages
240 pages
Cartridges Capacity (Color)
300 pages
360 pages
Drop Size
1.5 picoliters
1.5 picoliters
What customers say about "Cartridges"
Epson XP-7100 All-In-One Printer
  • The print quality and color are ok. Good capacity of cartridges.
  • It was very reasonably priced for a set of all 5 cartridges. Great cartridges.
  • I prefer this type of printer with multiple cartridges, rather than one color cartridge that runs out all at once.
  • The ink cartridges do not last long at all.
  • Cartridges are quite difficult to replace and cost expensive.
Epson XP-8500 Multifunctional Printer
  • Its got great color range being a 6 cartridge printer and gives you comparable quality prints with similar priced printers.
  • It does print out max 8x10 borderless photo with extremely details, thanks to its 6 color cartridges.
  • The cartridges are very expensive, great capacity.
  • Very nice little printer. Vivid color and nice capacity.
  • Colors are awesome, vivid and bright. I like it.
Printer Connectivity
USB Type-B, Wi-Fi, Ethernet
USB Type-B, Wi-Fi
Double-Sided Printing
Photo Printer
Integrated Fax
Supported Paper Sizes
3.5"x5", 4"x6", 5"x7", 8"x10", 8.5"x11", 8.5" x 14", A4, A5, B5, A6, Half letter
3.5"x5", 4"x6", 5"x7", 8"x10", A4, A6, Executive, Legal, Letter
Touchscreen display, Automatic Two-Sided Printing, CD/DVD Printing, Mobile Printing, Dual front-loading paper trays
Professional Photo Quality, Compact and Quiet, Print and Edit Borderless Photos, Creative Print mobile app, Scan and share
What customers say about "Features"
Epson XP-7100 All-In-One Printer
  • The Epson iPrint app is great. I can easily print from my Samsung tablet and phone.
  • It looks to print well. Not very noisy. Two paper trays.
  • The software install was very easy.
  • Two paper trays and two sided printing, quiet.
  • This printer has some nice features, like a top feed copier which makes copying and scanning faster.
Epson XP-8500 Multifunctional Printer
  • This was a gift to help start my business. Excellent features.
  • Has all the features a home user will need, highly recommended for home office user.
  • I am surprised how good quality of printing is the touch screen is a good feature.
  • I found it easy to set up & it has great features & duplex printing.
  • I have had this a year. Now the Epson-8500 says that it is not connected. The USB is connected, and now I am stuck.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Other Information
199.99 $

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