HP reaffirmed its leadership in imaging and printing with the highest number of Winter 2012 Pick awards received from Buyers Laboratory LLC (BLI), including the highly prestigious “Color Printer Line of the Year” award for the third time since 2008.
The latest BLI “Color Printer Line of the Year” award validates HP’s track record of offering superior color printing devices. HP also received seven additional awards from BLI for energy efficiency, superior color and robust performance in the “Winter 2012 Pick of the Year” awards.
“HP is honored to receive eight awards from Buyers Laboratory,” said Armando Pascual, Country General Manager, HP Imaging and Printing Group – Philippines. “The awards acknowledge our commitment to deliver an extensive range of outstanding inkjet and laser printers that produce professional-quality documents and provide innovative solutions for every business need across enterprises, mid-sized workgroups and SMBs.”
“BLI award recipients are chosen after months of intensive, rigorous testing and represent the best all-around machines that enter our labs,” said John Donnelly, Managing Director, BLI. “HP has demonstrated its excellence in producing some of the best printers that stood out against our extensive testing for reliability, quality and cost.”
Best-in-class color devices
Color printing arms businesses with a competitive edge by attracting greater attention from customers and prospects. HP’s portfolio of innovative inkjet and laser printers and solutions can address the professional needs of businesses of all sizes.
Three recently-launched HP color printer models received individual “Pick” awards from BLI: HP LaserJet Enterprise 500 color M551 Series for Outstanding A4 Color Printer for Mid-Size Workgroups; HP Officejet Pro 8600 e-All-in-One Series for Outstanding A4 Color Inkjet All-in-One; and HP Officejet Pro 8100 ePrinter for Outstanding A4 Color Inkjet Printer
HP’s energy efficient features reduce energy costs without sacrificing performance and quality. BLI recognized HP through the “Outstanding Achievement in Energy Efficiency” awards for the Officejet Pro 8600 Plus e-All-in-One and the HP Officejet Pro 8100 ePrinter.
According to BLI, both business inkjet printers offer duplex printing and were found to use significantly lower than average energy consumption. The HP Officejet 8600 Plus e-All-in-One printer is also equipped with the Auto On/Auto Off feature to reduce energy use.
These results support the findings of HP internal testing, which shows that the HP Officejet Pro 8100 and HP Officejet Pro 8600 printers use up to 50% less energy than most industry-leading color lasers.
Outstanding Productivity Machines
With document workflow representing 75% of the total lifecycle cost of a typical printing environment, HP’s productivity machines help businesses directly tackle the largest cost driver, strategically achieving the most significant savings possible.
HP’s Enterprise 600 M603 and M601 series printers received Outstanding A4 Monochrome Enterprise Printer and Outstanding A4 Monochrome Printer for Mid-Size Workgroups awards respectively for its robust feature set and excellent performance throughout BLI’s two-month evaluation. BLI’s awards validate HP’s leadership in designing machines that help businesses improve document workflow processes and increase efficiency.