The printing industry is manufacturing so many different types of printers that come with different technologies.
Some brands are also manufacturing printers using advanced technologies and registering them with specific brand names.
One such brand name is Deskjet which is given to the highly efficient inkjet printers manufactured by the brand HP or Hewlett-Packard.
From the name, we can easily understand that this type of printer is using inkjet technology as well as it is suitable to be used on desks at home or in the office.
In this article, we will compare two Deskjet printers – the HP Deskjet 2331 and the HP Deskjet 2332.
HP Deskjet 2331 vs 2332 Specs Comparison
|FEATURES||HP Deskjet 2331||HP Deskjet 2332|
|Functionality||Print, Scan and Copy||Print, Scan, Copy and Fax|
|Connectivity||USB 2.0||USB 2.0|
|WiFi||Not Available||Not Available|
|Suitable For||Home Use||Home Use|
|Supported Media Size||A4; B5; A6; DL envelope||A4; B5; A6; DL envelope|
|Page Yield||7.5 ppm (Black)|
5.5 ppm (Colour)
|7.5 ppm (Black)|
5.5 ppm (Colour)
|Weight||3.42 kg||3.42 kg|
|Scanner Type||Flat Bed||Flat Bed|
|Scan Resolution||Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi||Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi|
|OS Support||Windows 7, 8.1 or higher||Windows 7, 8.1 or higher|
|Maximum Printing Resolution||4800 x 1200 dpi||5760 x 1400 dpi|
|Warranty||1 Year or 30,000 Prints||1 Year or 30,000 Prints|
|Price||Lowest Price on Amazon||Lowest Price on Amazon|
HP Deskjet 2331 vs 2332- Which One Is Better?
We have already told you that Deskjet printers are made for desks. So it is as clear as daylight that both the HP Deskjet 2331 and the HP Deskjet 2332 printers are so compact in size that they can be used for desk purposes both in the office or home.
While the HP Deskjet 2331 printer weighs only 4.22 kg, the HP Deskjet 2332 printer weighs only 3.42 kg. So the HP Deskjet 2332 printer is more lightweight than the HP Deskjet 2331.
Moreover, the HP Deskjet 2331 printer comes under the dimensions of 47.5 × 19.1 × 35.4 cm, while the HP Deskjet 2332 printer has dimensions of 42.5 × 14.9 × 30.4 cm.
So, in terms of size also, the HP Deskjet 2332 printer is more compact than the other one.
Deskjet printers are able to print a high volume of pages. These printers use high-quality printheads and inexpensive ink cartridges that are capable of delivering high page yield. The cartridges used by these printers are efficient to be used for a long time.
Using this kind of printhead and ink cartridges, the HP Deskjet 2331 and the HP Deskjet 2332 printers deliver a high page yield.
For example, both of these printers can deliver page yields of up to 120 pages for black and white ink cartridges and up to 100 pages for colour ink cartridges.
HP uses thermal inkjet technology in its Deskjet printers. With this technology, the small nozzles of the printhead spray ionized ink onto the paper. Then, with the help of magnetized plates, the ink creates images or texts with high speed.
Let us take the HP Deskjet 2331 and the HP Deskjet 2332 printers as examples. The first one can print up to 16 colour pages in a minute, while the second one can print up to 5.5 pages per minute.
For monochrome printing also, they print with high speed. But, from this comparison, it is clear that the HP Deskjet 2331 printer is faster than the HP Deskjet 2332 printer.
Deskjet printers are always ready to produce the best quality prints at a very affordable price. The HP Deskjet 2331 and the HP Deskjet 2332 printers are no exception to it.
Moreover, the printhead of a Deskjet printer is less expensive if you compare it with that of an inkjet printer.
The ink cartridges used in these printers are also inexpensive. So the running cost of the HP Deskjet 2331 and the HP Deskjet 2332 printers is really low.
HP thermal inkjet technology works in such a way that every time the printer can deliver prints with smoother edges than an inkjet printer.
The Deskjet printers use highly pigmented ink that is less expensive yet able to show the best results with each print.
The HP Deskjet 2331 printer will offer very high print resolution every time. The HP Deskjet 2332 printer is also able to deliver high print resolution that is up to 1200 × 1200 rendered dpi.
In terms of connectivity features, the HP Deskjet 2331 printer is more convenient than the HP Deskjet 2332 printer.
Why? Let us tell you the reason. It is because the HP Deskjet 2332 printer has only a hi-speed USB 2.0 port and no wireless capability, while the HP Deskjet 2332 printer has both a USB port as well as wireless capability.
But both of these printers have the capability of printing from smartphones via the HP Smart App.
Let us now wrap up this comparative review of the HP Deskjet 2331 and the HP Deskjet 2332 printers by telling you that both of these printers are featured with high-quality printing equipment. You can go for any one of them depending upon your budget.
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Prabir Mandal is the editor-in-chief of Printer Guru. He is in love with productivity devices, especially printers. His love for printers has made him open this blog where he can share all his knowledge about printers and the experiences he has gathered while using them.