11 Prime Day printer deals I recommend checking out

Epson printer on a pink background
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A printer isn't the most exciting purchase you'll ever make, but they are extremely useful and Prime Day is a great time to buy one as there are plenty of deals to be had. 

Prime Day itself is on 11-12 July, so there's just one day to go to take advantage of these deals, although it's worth noting that many of them are not on Amazon and it's hard to say if they'll last past the end of Prime – we wouldn't recommend risking waiting if you see a deal you like.

If you're looking for a printer you can hook up to your Apple kit, it's also worth keeping an eye on the best Prime Day Apple deals in case there are any bargains to be had in the Apple department. And check out our Prime Day MacBook live blog, too.

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Prime Day printer deals: US

Prime Day printer deals: UK

Best Prime Day printer/scanner deals

Printer/scanner deals: US

Canon Pixma TR4722: $79

Canon Pixma TR4722: $79 $59 at Walmart
Save $20: This all in one printer also scans and faxes so it's a one-stop-solution for your home office. It also prints photos. For this price, we think it's a bit of a bargain. The online reviews state that it's easy to set up and use. What's not to like?

Also see: Canon Pixma TR4720 for $59.99 at Best Buy

HP OfficeJet 8015e: $159.99

HP OfficeJet 8015e: $159.99 $99.99 at Amazon
Save $50:
This all in one printer from HP will do everything you need it to and more for your home office. It prints, scans and even faxes – you never know, it might come back into fashion. This is the lowest price we've ever seen it so is one to jump on. You also get 6 months free ink.

Price check: Best Buy $99.99

Epson Workforce Pro WF-3820: $199.99

Epson Workforce Pro WF-3820: $199.99 $99.99 at Amazon
Save 50%: This all-in-one printer and scanner prints in colour and black and white and also works with Alexa, if that's your thing. It's speedy, printing 21 black and white or 11 colour pages per minute. And for extra efficiency, it can take 250 pages. There's a touchscreen and reviews report that it's easy to use. And it's at the lowest price ever seen, by quite some way (previous low $129).

Price check: Walmart $99.99

Printer/scanner deals: UK

HP Envy 6020e: £89.99

HP Envy 6020e: £89.99 £49 at Currys
Save 44%: This all-in-one printer scans too, and comes with a two-year warranty from HP. You also get 6 months of Instant Ink incuded. Once you're all set up, you can print from your phone. We haven't tried this printer personally but customer reviews are good across the board, and this is the lowest price we've seen this printer

Price check: Amazon £49.99

Epson EcoTank ET-8550: £799.99

Epson EcoTank ET-8550: £799.99 £679 at Amazon
Save 13%: This A3 printer/scanner from Epson comes with up to two years work of ink included. We rate it as the best art printer overall in our guide because of its affordable running costs and ease of set up and use. The quality of the prints is the best part though, with gorgeous greys and blacks setting it apart from other similar printers. The compact design means it'll fit in nicely in your home office. The lowest we've seen this go for is quite a bit less, £489 actually, so this isn't a standout deal.

Price check: Currys £681.99 

Brother MFC-J574ODW: £291

Brother MFC-J574ODW: £291 £219.99 at Very
Save £71: This wireless all-in-one printer/scanner works with A3 and A4 documents. Printing is speedy and there's an LCD touchscreen making it nice and easy to navigate. You can connect your phone via the app and print from there, which is handy. Reviewers say it's easy to set up and use, making this a decent mid-range option, and it's only £10 off it's lowest ever price.

Price check: Amazon £219.99 | Currys £219.99

Best Prime Day photo printer deals

Canon IVY 2 Mini: $129

Canon IVY 2 Mini: $129 $99 at B&H Photo
Save $30: This mini photo printer from Canon is ideal if you want a portable printing solution that doesn't rely on an ink nor a computer. You just use your phone or tablet to connect to the printer, and it'll print out photo stickers in 50 seconds or less. You can also customise your images with frames and stickers. This is printing, but not as you know it.

Price check: Walmart $99

Canon Selphy CP1500: $139

Canon Selphy CP1500: $139 $97.99 at Amazon
Save 30%: Canon offers various compact printers for photos and this is one of them. It's now under $100 too. There are various ways to connect to this printer, including with your memory card via WiFi or with the Selphy app. The photos also dry instantly, which is useful.

Price check: Best Buy $139.99

Canon Selphy Square: £139.99

Canon Selphy Square: £139.99 £69 at Amazon
Half price: Here's another cute little mini colour photo printer. You hook it up to your smartphone and then it'll print you square photos, and it comes in various colours. With 51% off this is a real bargain, just make sure you take it out and about with you to ensure you get the most out of it.

Price check: Very £149.99

Best Prime Day monochrome printer deals

Monochrome printer deals: US

HP LaserJet M209dwe:

HP LaserJet M209dwe: $149.99 $79.99 at Best Buy
Save $70: This wireless black and white printer from HP is simple yet it does the job well. It can print up to 19 pages per minute double-sided, and 30 single sided, which is pretty speedy. You also get six months of Instant Ink and an extra year's warranty thrown into the bargain. 

Price check: $79 at Walmart

Monochrome printer deals: UK

HP LaserJet M209dwe: £144

HP LaserJet M209dwe: £144 £125 at Amazon
Save £18: This wireless black and white printer is ideal if you want something simple that does the job well. It can print double-sided, and it prints up to 19 pages per minute double-sided, and 30 for single sided. You also get six months of Instant Ink and an extra year of HP warranty thrown into the bargain. 

Price check: Currys £125


What kind of printer is best for home use?

The type of printer you want will depend on what you need your printer for, but you can't go wrong with a printer that scans, too, like the Epson WorkForce Pro WF-3820. If you know you don't need to scan, then you may be satisfied with a simple printer like the Canon Pixma TS3355, which prints in colour but doesn't have scanning capabilities. If you want something really basic, with just black-and-white printing, then try the HP LaserJet M209dwe. For more on different types of printer, see our best printer guide or for one that prints beautiful artwork, see our best printers for artwork guide.

Are more expensive printers worth it?

In a word, yes. A more expensive printer will be more reliable and last you longer, though if you only use your printer infrequently then you may be able to get away with paying less. Printers with scanning capabilities will cost you more, but will be worth it if you want this functionality. 

When do Prime Day deals end?

Prime Day officially ends today, Wednesday 12 July at midnight. Bear in mind that that's just the Amazon deals though, the deals elsewhere may not necessarily end at midnight, although we do often see other retailers mirroring Amazon when it comes to sales. In short, if you see a discount that looks appealing, you'll probably want to act on it sooner rather than later.

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Rosie Hilder

Rosie Hilder is Creative Bloq's Deputy Editor. After beginning her career in journalism in Argentina – where she worked as Deputy Editor of Time Out Buenos Aires – she moved back to the UK and joined Future Plc in 2016. Since then, she's worked as Operations Editor on magazines including Computer Arts, 3D World and Paint & Draw and Mac|Life. In 2018, she joined Creative Bloq, where she now assists with the daily management of the site, including growing the site's reach, getting involved in events, such as judging the Brand Impact Awards, and helping make sure our content serves the reader as best it can.