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PALO ALTO, Calif., March 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In the lead up to HP Reinvent, HP’s largest global partner event, HP Inc. unveiled a new line of smart printers specifically designed for small businesses. The new HP OfficeJet Pro series brings dramatically increased intelligence and breakthrough design with HP’s heritage of performance and reliability. It provides small business owners with a critical tool to achieve success.
“HP designed this series specifically for the small business owner who can’t possibly work harder, though the pressure to do so is constant given how closely their finances, livelihood and emotional well-being are tied to their business,” said Anneliese Olson, Global Head and General Manager of HP’s Home Printing Solutions. “With more than half of small business owners agreeing that their businesses cannot operate without a printer3 – we elevated this technology to perform more like a partner to help save time and ‘brain space’ so these entrepreneurs can focus on growing their business.”
HP began the reimagination of the HP OfficeJet Pro series, the best-selling business inkjet printer in the US4, more than three years ago. The company connected with thousands of small business owners in more than 20 countries, identifying areas where HP innovation and creativity could help each achieve their goals. These global conversations led to the reinvented HP OfficeJet Pro series launching today. Smart. Mobile. Secure.5 And up to 39% smaller than previous versions2.
“Every minute I’m not customer-facing hurts my business. When I’m in the back doing admin it directly impacts our performance – an absent owner is never successful,” said Aaron Cook, founder of Three Seat Espresso, a small business in New York City. “I’m always looking for ways to cut down my admin so I can focus on building my business. The new HP OfficeJet Pro series is saving me a lot of time, and ensures I spend more time with my customers every day.”
Key HP OfficeJet Pro Series features include:
Pricing and Availability
Starting this month in the US at key office and electronic retailers – as well as HP.com – the HP OfficeJet Pro Series (9015, 9025 and Premier) will be available for small business printing. HP OfficeJet Pro Series (8025, 8035) will be available in June.
Information on country availability, pricing and retail destinations is available by contacting your local HP communications contact.
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|Jaclyn Montalvo, HP|
Best-in-class security: Compared to the majority of competing in-class consumer color desktop inkjet all-in-ones <$299 USD. Keypoint Intelligence - Buyers Lab 2018 research study commissioned by HP based on research survey of printer manufacturers’ published specifications, sustainability reports and press releases as of 12/15/2018 and not confirmed by lab testing. Market share as reported by IDC CYQ3 2018 Hardcopy Peripherals Tracker, 2018Q3 Release. AiO with best in-class security features based on review of published embedded security features of competitive in-class models and defined as offering business-class, multi-point security, including but not limited to: encryption at the level of data, device, network, document; enterprise-class Wi-Fi security; and secure printing. For more details, see keypointintelligence.com/HPOfficeJetPro.
2Up to 39% smaller: Smaller footprint compared only to dimensions of HP OfficeJet Pro 8720 and HP internal research of published specifications. Footprint for the HP OfficeJet Pro 9020 is 17.2 x 15.6 x 12.5 inches (436.88 x 396.24 x 317.5 mm); for the HP OfficeJet Pro 8720 it is 19.7 x 20.9 x 13.4 inches (500.38 x 530.86 x 340.36 mm).
3More than half of small business owners agreeing that their businesses cannot operate without a printer: The HP Small Business Today Survey is a global study by HP Inc. It was conducted by global market research firm Edelman Intelligence, across four continents and 10 geographical areas (USA, Canada, China, Germany, Mexico, Russia, Iberia (Spain and Portugal), South East Asia (Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, and Philippines), UK, and India). Fieldwork took place over February 2019. We interviewed over 4,300 small business owners (1-100 employees) aged 18+.
4HP OfficeJet Pro series: Best-selling business inkjet printer in the United States: Includes HP OfficeJet Pro 8740, 8730, 8720, 8710, 7740, 7720, 6968 & 6960 as of March 5, 2019 compared to the majority of competing in-class ink cartridge business color desktop inkjet all-in-ones sold in the United States <$399 USD based on unit sales and market share of IDC 2018 Hardcopy Peripherals Tracker, 2018Q4 release.
5Secure: For more details, see http://www.keypointintelligence.com/HPOfficeJetPro
6First in-class mobile solution that automates scanning tasks: Compared to the majority of competing in-class consumer color desktop inkjet all-in-ones <$299 USD. Keypoint Intelligence - Buyers Lab 2018 research study commissioned by HP based on research survey of printer manufacturers’ published specifications, sustainability reports and press releases as of 12/15/2018 and not confirmed by lab testing. Market share as reported by IDC CYQ3 2018 Hardcopy Peripherals Tracker, CYQ3 2018 Release. The ability to automate work defined as having the capability to use the OEM mobile print app to create a multistep workflow on mobile device and have a shortcut appear on both the app and on control panel of printer; and/or use intelligent Optical Character Recognition to name a scanned file based on the first few words of a document. For more details, see http://www.keypointintelligence.com/HPOfficeJetPro.
7Organize documents 50% faster with Smart Tasks: Based on internal HP testing. Average timing estimate based on: 1) downloaded HP Smart app on mobile device, 2) setting up Smart Tasks shortcut, 3) scanning jobs which have more than 2-3 tasks associated with them (scan to email, save and rename, store to cloud, etc.). Average timing savings comparison based on using printer and desktop scan software to complete similar scanning tasks. Requires the HP Smart app download and supported HP printer. For details on local printing requirements see hp.com/go/mobileprinting
8Best-in-class mobile print app: Compared to OEM mobile printing apps for the majority of top-selling inkjet and laser printers and all-in-ones for home and home office, priced less than or equal to $429.99 USD. Market share as reported by IDC CYQ2 2018 Hardcopy Peripherals Tracker. Claim based on research of printer manufacturer's mobile print apps and Keypoint Intelligence - Buyers Lab hands-on testing and study commissioned by HP. See September 2018 report at keypointintelligence.com/HPSmartApp.
9Save on ink: U.S.: Based on monthly subscription cost using only all pages in plan vs. cost per page of most color inkjet cartridge printers <$399. Share of New Inkjet Unit Shipments (<$399) for 2018Q1 period in the US from IDC 2018Q1 Final Release. Standard cartridge CPP from gap intelligence 7/24/18. CAN: Based on monthly subscription cost using only all pages in plan vs. cost per page of most color inkjet cartridge printers <$399 CAD. Standard cartridge CPP from internal research. Share of New Inkjet Unit Shipments (<$399) for 2018Q1 period in Canada from IDC 2018Q1 Final Release.
10Never run out of ink/delivered to your door: Based on plan usage, Internet connection to eligible HP printer, valid credit/debit card, email address, and delivery service in your geographic area.
11Premier/2 years of hassle-free printing with ink delivery: Upon purchase, your printer comes with a $240 prepaid value card that will be added to your account. This will cover 24 months of service on a monthly $9.99 Instant Ink plan. Other plans are available for different lengths of time. After you have successfully registered your printer and created your HP Connected Account and Service Account, you must redeem your offer and select an Instant Ink printing plan. The Service begins when the offer is redeemed. You must redeem your prepaid value card with 6 months from printer set up or it will be void. Rollover allows unused pages in a month to be placed in a rollover account and then applied to pages in excess of your monthly allowance. The rollover account balance is limited to a maximum of twice the pages available in your plan. The ink balance will be decremented for any overage fees, resulting in less months of printing. Receiving your ink cartridges requires Internet connection to eligible HP printer, email address, and delivery service in your geographic area. Printers require direct connection to the Internet for program participation. For more details, see: hpinstantink.com.
12Self-healing Wi-Fi®: Wireless operations are compatible with 2.4 GHz and 5.0 GHz operations only. Learn more at hp.com/go/mobileprinting. Wi-Fi is a registered trademark of Wi-Fi Alliance®.
13Engineered for sustainability: For more information visit hp.com/recycle
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