Comparing Brother HL-L2350DW and HP LaserJet MFP M234dwe

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Consumer Score
In comparison:
Brother HL-L2350DW ranks #47 out of 158. Very high levels of customer satisfaction.
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8.2
Great
Consumer Score
In comparison:
HP LaserJet MFP M234dwe ranks #99 out of 158.
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7.0
Good
Brother HL-L2350DW: Buy | Customer Reviews
HP LaserJet MFP M234dwe: Buy | Customer Reviews

Experts recommend HP LaserJet MFP M234dwe more than Brother HL-L2350DW

As of 4 Mar 2023, experts prefer HP LaserJet MFP M234dwe over Brother HL-L2350DW, but both Laser Printers have solid expert endorsements.

As per this month's meta ranking, HP LaserJet MFP M234dwe received 3 recommendations: from Tom's Guide (2 Mar 2023), PCMag (23 Nov 2022) and Laptop Mag (13 Jan 2023). Brother HL-L2350DW was also endorsed 3 times: by Rtings.com (10 Feb 2023), Popular Mechanics (8 Jun 2021) and Wirecutter (26 Jan 2023). However, experts generally ranked Brother HL-L2350DW lower than HP LaserJet MFP M234dwe in their articles, which caused it to rank lower in ReviewFinder ranking.

Rank Change Price Laser Printer
Rtings.com
Popular Science
Tom's Guide
iMore
Popular Mechanics
Wirecutter
PCMag
TechRadar
BestReviews
Laptop Mag
4
- $149
HP LaserJet MFP M234dwe
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3
-
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2
-
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3
5
- $107
Brother HL-L2350DW
3
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3
2
-
-
-
-

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About our ranking methodology

Endorsement summary:

  • On 10 Feb 2023 Rtings.com ranked Brother HL-L2350DW as #3
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    #3 out of 4 Brother HL-L2350DW
    Best Budget Laser Printer
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  • On 8 Jun 2021 Popular Mechanics ranked Brother HL-L2350DW as #3
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    #3 out of 6 Brother HL-L2350DW
    Fast
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  • On 26 Jan 2023 Wirecutter ranked Brother HL-L2350DW as #2
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    #2 out of 4 Brother HL-L2350DW
    An affordable printer for basic tasks
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  • On 2 Mar 2023 Tom's Guide ranked HP LaserJet MFP M234dwe as #3
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    #3 out of 3 HP LaserJet MFP M234dwe
    An affordable cloud-friendly laser printer
  • On 23 Nov 2022 PCMag ranked HP LaserJet MFP M234dwe as #2
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    #2 out of 11 HP LaserJet MFP M234dwe
    Best Budget Mono Laser (All-in-One)
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  • On 13 Jan 2023 Laptop Mag ranked HP LaserJet MFP M234dwe as #3
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    #3 out of 7 HP LaserJet MFP M234dwe
    This black-and-white laser printer is all about ergonomic efficiency
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Verdict

After counting and adding up the 62 expert endorsements of the March rankings, HP LaserJet MFP M234dwe outranks Brother HL-L2350DW. This is not to say that Brother HL-L2350DW is a bad option. Like HP LaserJet MFP M234dwe, it is recommended by experts, but less.

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Customers like Brother HL-L2350DW noticeably more

At ReviewFinder we prefer to focus on professional product reviews, because customer reviews can be disproportionately affected by unrelated factors such as delivery, specific seller listing problems, and, of course, fake reviews. With that said, below is the summary of consumer sentiment.

Brother HL-L2350DW
HP LaserJet MFP M234dwe
Consumer score (CS) is a normalized computed representation of customers' sentiment towards a product.
CS of 10 is similar to a 4.8 star review, CS of 0 is similar to a 2 star review.

Brother HL-L2350DW, the cheaper option, tends to get more favorable reviews than HP LaserJet MFP M234dwe.

As can be seen in the chart above, median best-selling laser printer receives a consumer score of 7.4 (good). Brother HL-L2350DW ranks higher than that and HP LaserJet MFP M234dwe ranks lower than that.

Brother HL-L2350DW
In comparison:
Brother HL-L2350DW ranks #47 out of 158. Very high levels of customer satisfaction.
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8.2
Great
HP LaserJet MFP M234dwe
In comparison:
HP LaserJet MFP M234dwe ranks #99 out of 158.
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7.0
Good
Median best-selling Laser Printer
In comparison:
Canon imageCLASS LBP6030w ranks #80 out of 158.
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7.4
Good





Brother HL-L2350DW is more popular than HP LaserJet MFP M234dwe

It's fairly safe to say that Brother HL-L2350DW is a more popular laser printer than HP LaserJet MFP M234dwe, based on its 10,000+ reviews. Popularity is determined based on product sales. Note that older and cheaper products tend to sell more.


To consider

Customers who view Brother HL-L2350DW and HP LaserJet MFP M234dwe often consider HP LaserJet MFP M234dwe, a pricier option.
Table: Top compared alternatives for Brother HL-L2350DW and HP LaserJet MFP M234dwe
HP LaserJet MFP M234dwe $149
In comparison:
HP LaserJet MFP M234dwe ranks #99 out of 158.
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7.0
Good
3 expert recommendations
Pantum P2502W Monochrome $79
In comparison:
Pantum P2502W Monochrome ranks #122 out of 158.
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6.2
Average
2 expert recommendations Cheaper
Brother HL-L2300D $95
In comparison:
Brother HL-L2300D ranks #43 out of 158. Very high levels of customer satisfaction.
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8.3
Great
No expert recommendations Cheaper Better Reviews
Brother HL-L2320D $89
In comparison:
Brother HL-L2320D ranks #42 out of 158. Very high levels of customer satisfaction.
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8.3
Great
No expert recommendations Cheaper Better Reviews
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Critic Consensus Common points from expert reviews summarized.
As can be seen below, HP LaserJet MFP M234dwe outranks Brother HL-L2350DW by 1 position. This indicates that, as of 4 Mar 2023, HP LaserJet MFP M234dwe is more critically acclaimed than Brother HL-L2350DW.
Rank Change Price Laser Printer
Rtings.com
Popular Science
Tom's Guide
iMore
Popular Mechanics
Wirecutter
PCMag
TechRadar
BestReviews
Laptop Mag
1
- $610
Canon imageClass MF743Cdw
1
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5
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1
2
- $270
Brother MFCL2750DW
2
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1
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3
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3
- $549
HP Neverstop Laser 1001nw
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-
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2
-
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1
-
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7
4
- $149
HP LaserJet MFP M234dwe
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3
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2
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3
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Expert Reviews There are people on the Internet whose job is to review products. Below are their opinions.

Expert reviews [9]

76
Total expert reviews: 9
  • with a score: 4
  • without a score: 5
Highest score by Lifewire
90
Average score based on 9 reviews
76
Lowest score by TechGearLab
57

Score distribution:

80-100
60-80
40-60
20-40
0-20

Expert reviews [12]

80
Total expert reviews: 12
  • with a score: 7
  • without a score: 5
Highest score by speakerreviews.nl
97
Average score based on 12 reviews
80
Lowest score by Tom's Guide
60

Score distribution:

80-100
60-80
40-60
20-40
0-20
Brother HL-L2350DW: Buy | Customer Reviews
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From Seller:
  • Print more, wait less. Engineered for increased efficiency with class leading print speeds of up to 32 pages per minute.
  • Dynamic features accommodate your evolving needs. The 250-sheet paper capacity helps improve efficiency with less refills and handles letter or legal sized paper.
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From Seller:
  • Exclusive HP plus model works only with Original HP Cartridges, internet connection and HP account.
  • INCLUDES HP plus SMART PRINTING SYSTEM – HP plus makes this printer Smarter with advanced features for mobile printing, security, automatic updates and more.
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Video Reviews Most popular unboxing/review videos.
Brother HL-L2350DW Printer - A Great Value Printer
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Printing
Print Speed Print speed measures how many pages a printer can print in one minute—in pages per minute, or PPM. This is a manufacturer reported number, so keep in mind that it’s in their best interest to report th ... Show more
32ppm
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Resolution Resolution, measured in maximum Dots Per Inch or dpi, indicates the relative quality of the print you receive. The more dpi, the sharper the print and the better the quality. Dots per inch quite liter ... Show more
2400 x 600 dpi
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Duty Cycle Duty cycle measures the maximum number of pages a device can print per month. It can range from 5,000 pages for low end, personal printers to 100,000 or more for high-tech office printers. If you prin ... Show more
15,000 pages
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Auto-Duplex Printing Duplex printing refers to the printer’s ability to print on both sides of a sheet of paper, or double-sided. When a printer is auto-duplex capable, it can print double-sided automatically. Manual dupl ... Show more
Yes
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Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) The automatic document feeder, or ADF, is a tray that automatically feeds paper into the printer usually for scanning, copying, and sometimes faxing (if the printer has the fax feature). Once a job is ... Show more
No
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Paper
Paper Handling Not all printers can handle all sizes of paper. If you plan to print photos, envelopes, labels, or other variations from the typical 8.5x11" letter paper, you’ll need a printer that has settings to su ... Show more
  • A4
  • Letter
  • A5,
  • A5 (Long Edge)
  • A6
  • Executive
  • Manual Feed Slot
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Paper Types Not all printers can handle all types of paper. To print with different paper weights and styles, such as glossy photo paper or thicker card stock, your printer must have settings that support that pa ... Show more
  • Standard Tray - Plain & recycled paper
  • Manual Feed Slot - Plain, recycled & bond paper
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Number of Trays How many paper trays does the printer have?
1
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Paper Tray Capacity Paper tray capacity indicates the maximum number of sheets of paper that fit in the tray or document feeder. The main tray will likely hold the most paper; the printer may also have one or more backup ... Show more
250 sheets
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Scan, Fax, Photocopy

The four main functions of printers are: printing, scanning, photocopying, and faxing. Either your device will be print only, print/scan/copy, or an all-in-one printer that does printing, scanning, copying, and faxing. Note that scanning and copying almost always come together, since the hardware for these features overlaps significantly. Generally speaking, all-in-one printers are larger, so those with space constraints may find this to be an inconvenience. Additionally, printers with a fax feature are typically more expensive. It would be wise to only consider this feature if you plan to fax often. If not, you’ll be satisfied with a print/scan/copy device.

Scanning Does this printer include a scanner?
No
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Type of Scanner If the printer comes with scanning capabilities, there are two possible methods to scan documents: on a flatbed scanner or through a feeder. A flatbed scanner is a sheet of glass on top of the scanner ... Show more
n/a
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Scanner Features Do you plan to scan documents, and if so, what do you want to do with your scan? Scan to email allows you to scan a document and email it to yourself or someone else. Scan to image or PDF allows you t ... Show more
N/A
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Photocopying Can this printer be used as a photocopier?
No
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Faxing Does this printer include the ability to send/receive faxes?
No
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Connectivity
Network Connectivity Network printers can be wired or wireless. A printer with a wired network connection uses an Ethernet cord that connects directly to your router. A wireless printer connects to your home or office Wi- ... Show more
Yes
Hi-Speed USB 2.0
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Wifi Direct Wi-Fi direct allows your Wi-Fi-enabled devices, such as your smartphone, computer, or tablet, to connect to your printer without using a wireless router or network. You can connect to your printer dir ... Show more
Yes
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Cable Connectivity Outside of Wi-Fi, there are a number of ways a device can connect to a printer. If the printer is not wireless, you’ll have to connect to your printer via USB cable. Some people prefer using the wired ... Show more
USB Cable
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Print from Mobile If you would like to be able to print directly from your smartphone or tablet, you will have to do so through software like AirPrint and Google Cloud Print, or from a brand-specific mobile app like Br ... Show more
AirPrint, Cortado Cloud Print, Google Cloud Print 2.0, iPrint&Scan, Brother Print Service Plugin, Mopria
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Bluetooth Bluetooth is an alternative to Wi-Fi as a way to connect your printer to your computer, phone, or other device wirelessly. Some printers have built-in Bluetooth capabilities, though most printers are ... Show more
No
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Print Directly from Media Printing directly from media, such as a memory card, USB hard drive, slides, or negatives, allows you to skip the middleman and print documents or images without uploading them to a computer first.   ... Show more
Other
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LCD

Printers with an LCD screen/display give you the option to control some settings directly on the printer, such as a one-touch print, scan, copy, or fax. You may also be able to adjust print quality, preview the print job, and/or view connection settings. Some screens are programmed to offer setup instructions for easy installation. For those who are not particularly tech savvy, this could be helpful.

LCD screens can be color or black and white, touchscreen or not, and vary in size across brands and models. The larger the touch screen, usually the easier it is to use the controls.

LCD Screen Display Does the printer have an LCD display screen to preview the print job and settings?
Yes
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Touch Screen Commands Does the printer feature a touch screen for easy command input?
No
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Software
Memory Capacity Internal memory, storage, or memory capacity in a printer will all mean the same thing—the amount of print data the printer can store in the print queue. When you send multiple documents to the printe ... Show more
64 MB
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Cartridges
Cartridge Model Toner cartridges contain the colored powder that is infused onto paper to print your documents. A monochrome printer will have one toner cartridge with black “ink,” or powder, in it for black and whit ... Show more
Starter Toner Cartridge
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Cartridge Yield While it’s hard to generalize how long toner cartridges last because it’s very dependent on how much you print, what you’re printing, the quality of the device, etc., you should get anywhere from one ... Show more
700 pages
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Replace Drum In addition to replacing the “ink” in a laser printer (which is delivered via toner cartridge), you may also need to replace the drum. The drum is the part of the printer that applies heat and pressur ... Show more
Replace both drum and toner
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Monochrome or Color A monochrome printer can only print black and white, and therefore has only one black toner cartridge. If you do not need to print in color, you’ll save a lot of money by investing in a monochrome pri ... Show more
Monochrome printing
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Physical Features
Weight

16 lbs
 
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Portability If you need to print on-the-go, such as at a tradeshow or while traveling, you’ll need a printer that is considered portable. These smaller, typically battery-powered devices are easy to carry and wor ... Show more
No
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Noise Level How loud a printer can be is measured in the standard sound unit called decibels, or dB. The higher the dB rating, the louder the machine is. Also, the closer you are to the machine, the louder it wil ... Show more
44 db
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Other Info
Power Consumption For the energy conscious, or those looking to cut down their power bill, the amount of power your printer consumes may be a concern to you. At different stages, such as standby mode, while printing, a ... Show more
460 from printing (48 from ready, 265 from quiet, 6 sleep)
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Brother HL-L2350DW is a top selling option at the bottom of the price range. It's a #1 bestseller in laser printers category and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Brother HL-L2300D or HP Envy 6055e .

Brother HL-L2350DW was released in 2017. There are dozens of newer laser printers on the market. Show newer Laser Printers

Brother HL-L2350DW is $382.26 cheaper than the average laser printer ($489).

HP LaserJet MFP M234dwe is a popular option at the bottom of the price range. It's in the top 3 bestselling laser printers and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Xerox B210 or Canon imageCLASS LBP6030w .

HP LaserJet MFP M234dwe is $340.01 cheaper than the average laser printer ($489).

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