Product Comparison: HP LaserJet Pro M281fdw vs HP LaserJet Pro M477fnw

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General Specifications
LaserJet Pro M281fdw
LaserJet Pro M477fnw
About the Product
Make an impact with high-quality color and increased productivity. Get the fastest in-class two-sided printing speed and First Page Out Time (FPOT). Scan, copy, and fax. Count on simple security solutions, and get easy mobile printing.
Shift your office into high gear with this powerful color MFP that doesn’t keep you waiting. Print your first page faster than the competition, and scan quickly. Help keep your device, data, and documents safe—from boot up to shutdown.
Key Specs
Printer Type
Printing Technology
Print Speed (Monochrome)
21 pages per minute
27 pages per minute
Print Speed (Color)
21 pages per minute
27 pages per minute
What customers say about "Key Specs"
HP LaserJet Pro M281fdw Wireless Multifunction Printer
  • It’s quick and efficient. I recommend this.
  • Really good speed of print. Perfect for me.
  • Printer is great for home or office. Nice speed.
  • Print speed is perfect for my work.
  • Speed is great for the price. Would recommend.
HP LaserJet Pro M477fnw All-In-One Printer
  • It's a huge step up in footprint, quality, and speed. I like it.
  • I'm awed by the speed and crisp prints/copies.
  • A fast, elegant, good performing MFP. Excellent value for money.
  • Great speed of this one. I recommend.
  • Would recommend this printer with great speed for the price.
Size & Weight
13.2 in.
15.74 in.
16.5 in.
16.37 in.
16.6 in.
18.14 in.
41.23 lbs.
48.06 lbs.
Printing / Scanning
Tray Capacity
250 sheets
300 sheets
Scanner Resolution
1200 x 1200
1200 x 1200
Printer Resolution (Black)
600 x 600
600 x 600
Printer Resolution (Color)
600 x 600
600 x 600
What customers say about "Printing / Scanning"
HP LaserJet Pro M281fdw Wireless Multifunction Printer
  • Very good quality of print and scan.
  • Great print and scan quality for the price.
  • Printer is really perfect. Quality print.
  • Scan is awesome. Print is excellent. Happy.
  • Poor scan quality of this printer. Print quality is ok.
HP LaserJet Pro M477fnw All-In-One Printer
  • Print quality is excellent. I would purchase it again!
  • The print quality is the best I have ever had, be it a copy or something I have scanned.
  • Great quality, full featured including the ability to print via email attachment.
  • Fast and good quality printing. Good printer for my needs.
  • Quality is excellent and all the features it offers is great.
Number of Cartridges
Color Support
Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow
Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow
Cartridge Capacity (Black)
1400 pages
2300 pages
Cartridges Capacity (Color)
700 pages
1200 pages
What customers say about "Cartridges"
HP LaserJet Pro M281fdw Wireless Multifunction Printer
  • Colour print is nice for my needs.
  • Now I can print photos with vivid colours!
  • Perfect printer for all my needs with great colour print.
  • B&W and colour print are very perfect for my needs. Excellent!
  • Great capacity of cartridges! Nice printer.
HP LaserJet Pro M477fnw All-In-One Printer
  • Very good quality color, and black and white output.
  • The color prints look great. I’ve used it several times to make pictures.
  • Very nice colors and performance. New technology really matters.
  • Very fast either color or B/W. I like it.
  • It doesn't print color photos very well. My old inkjet printed great color photos.
Printer Connectivity
USB Type-B, Ethernet, Wi-Fi
USB Type-B, Ethernet, Wi-Fi
Double-Sided Printing
Photo Printer
Integrated Fax
Supported Paper Sizes
Letter, Legal, Executive, Oficio, 4"x6", 5"x8", A4, A5, A6, JIS B5, B6, 16K, Postcards, Envelopes, A5-R
A4, A5, A6, JIS B5, B6, 16K, 4"x6", Oficio, Postcards, Envelopes
HP ePrint, Apple AirPrint, Mopria Print Service, Wireless direct printing, Mobile Apps, Your first page, lightning fast, HP Auto-On/Auto-Off technology, Increased versatility
Apple AirPrint, Google Cloud Print, HP ePrint, Mopria Print Service, Wireless direct printing, Instant-on Technology, Scan to Cloud
What customers say about "Features"
HP LaserJet Pro M281fdw Wireless Multifunction Printer
  • Two-sided printing is good and quick feature.
  • Now I can print and scan from my smartphone!
  • My favorite feature is HP Smart app. I can print from my phone.
  • Has nice features like HP Auto-On/Auto-Off Technology. Perfect for me.
  • Has wireless connection with dual band Wi-Fi.
HP LaserJet Pro M477fnw All-In-One Printer
  • Has excellent features with very sharp printing and easy setup.
  • Lots of meaningful features. Very easy set up including wireless configuration.
  • Scanning feature awesome. Easy setup within a network is a plus.
  • It would be perfect if it had an automatic double sided printing feature.
  • Apps feature of the printer stopped working.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
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