gapTCO CPC Comparison of Four A3 Workgroup Color MFPs

The gapTCO tool is an intuitive, graphical user experience designed to allow simple and easy analysis of the Total Cost of Ownership of printer and MFP devices. This month’s installment compares the HP PageWide Managed Color MFP E77650dn, Kyocera TASKalfa 4053ci, Ricoh IM C4500, and the Toshiba e-STUDIO3515AC.

At an AMPV of 8,000 pages, under a five-year length of ownership, and leveraging average private sector pricing for hardware.

The HP PageWide Managed Color MFP E77650dn* is the winning product with the lowest TCO of $16,156.37, followed by the Toshiba e-STUDIO3515AC with a TCO of $ 17,423.89, the Kyocera TASKalfa 4053ci with a TCO of $ 19,940.00, and the Ricoh IM C4500 with a TCO of $ 20,270.38.

(*HP will discontinue its PageWide lineup effective November 1, 2021.)

  • All four devices compared offer standard print, copy, and scan functionality, while fax is offered as optional across all four models.
  • The HP PageWide Managed Color MFP E77650dn is the only model within the comparison that features inkjet technology, while the other three models are laser-based.
  • The HP PageWide Managed Color MFP E77650dn provides the fastest print speeds at up to 50ppm, followed by the Ricoh IM C4500 at 45ppm, then the Kyocera TASKalfa 4053ci at up to 40ppm, and Toshiba e-STUDIO3515AC offers the slowest print speeds at 35ppm.
  • When comparing duplex scan speeds, the Ricoh IM C4500 and the Toshiba e-STUDIO3515AC provide the fastest scan speeds at up to 240ipm for black and color images, followed by the Kyocera TASKalfa 4053ci at 220ipm for black and color images, and then the HP PageWide Managed Color MFP E77650dn with duplex scan speeds of 180ipm.
  • The Kyocera TASKalfa 4053ci provides users with the largest maximum input capacity at 7,150 sheets, followed by the Ricoh IM C4500 at 4,700 sheets, the HP PageWide Managed Color MFP E77650dn with 4,650 sheets, and the Toshiba e-STUDIO3515AC at up to 3,200 sheets.
  • With respect to supplies yields, the Toshiba e-STUDIO3515AC provides the largest overall toner yields at 38,400 black pages / 33,600 color pages, followed by the Ricoh IM C4500 with 33,000 pages for the black toner / 22,500 pages for each color toner, then the Kyocera TASKalfa 4053ci with 25,000 pages for black / 15,000 color pages, and lastly the HP PageWide Managed Color MFP E77650dn has the smallest replacement ink yields at 22,000 pages for black / 16,000 pages color.
  • Average Private Sector Contract-Based Black CPCs for this specific printing environment, lowest to highest are as follows:
    • HP PageWide Managed Color MFP E77650dn: $0.0080
    • Ricoh IM C4500: $0.0084
    • Kyocera TASKalfa 4053ci: $0.0085
    • Toshiba e-STUDIO3515AC: $0.0086
  • Average Private Sector Contract-Based Color CPCs for this specific printing environment, lowest to highest are as follows:
    • HP PageWide Managed Color MFP E77650dn: $0.0450
    • Toshiba e-STUDIO3515AC: $0.0459
    • Ricoh IM C4500: $0.0545
    • Kyocera TASKalfa 4053ci: $0.0550

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Detailed Comparison

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The gapTCO is a product of market intelligence firm gap intelligence. It is an intuitive, graphical user experience designed to allow simple and easy analysis of the Total Cost of Ownership of printer and MFP devices.

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The gapTCO is a product of market intelligence firm gap intelligence. It is an intuitive, graphical user experience designed to allow simple and easy analysis of the Total Cost of Ownership of printer and MFP devices.