HP Deskjet 5850 Printer

SKU: HP Deskjet 5850 Printer (hp Office Products)

Simple, built-in networking and wireless printing, true-to-life photo quality and fast performance.

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  • Up to 21 ppm black
  • Up to 15 ppm color
  • Up to 4800 x 1200-optimized dpi color printing and 1200-input dpi
  • up to 2 input trays
  • holds up to Up to 400 sheets


HP's Deskjet 5850 delivers networking ease with fast, professional performance. Built-in wireless (802.11b) and wired Ethernet networking supports up to five network users. Delivers up to 4800-optimized dpi color for true-to-life images and laser-quality black text at speeds up to 21 pages per minute in black and up to 15 in color. This printer supports borderless photo printing and includes time-saving HP convenience features. For increased value and performance, optional features include HP-exclusive automatic two-sided printing, 250-sheet paper tray, and 6-ink color printing. features
Fast performance
  • Increase paper-handling capability to 400-sheet combined input capacity by adding optional 250-sheet paper tray.
  • Save time and money by quickly canceling unwanted print jobs using the print-cancel button on the printer. Avoid running out of ink at an inconvenient time using the on-screen ink-level indicator.
Versatile paper handling
  • Versatile paper handling features allow you to fold up the 150-sheet paper tray to save space when not in use. Add an optional HP-exclusive automatic two-sided printing accessory, and save up to 50 percent on paper consumption and office file space.
  • Enjoy the flexibility of printing photos the way you want. Print any size photo with borders. Or print without borders on standard-size photo papers up to 8.5 x 11 inches.
  • Paper-type sensor automatically detects a variety of papers - including transparencies, photo and presentation papers - and adjusts print settings for the optimal print quality.
  • Included HP Photo and Imaging software assures compatibility with all HP digital photography products - icons and menus are easy to learn and use. Create and print stickers, wallet-sized photos, photo album pages, iron-on T-shirt transfers and more.

Product Specifications

speed/monthly volume
print speed, black -- draft mode (pages per minute) Up to 21 ppm
print speed, black -- normal mode (pages per minute) Up to 7.7 ppm
print speed, black -- best quality mode (pages per minute) Up to 0.9 ppm
print speed, color -- draft mode (pages per minute) Up to 15 ppm
print speed, color -- normal mode (pages per minute) Up to 5 ppm
print speed, color -- best quality mode (pages per minute) Up to 0.9 ppm
recommended monthly volume, maximum 5000 pages
print quality / technology
print technology HP Thermal Inkjet
print quality, black Up to 1200 dpi rendered black text
print quality, color Up to 4800 x 1200-optimized dpi color printing and 1200-input dpi
resolution technology HP PhotoREt III (HP PhotoREt IV with optional photo cartridge)
paper handling / media
paper trays, std. std: 1
paper trays, max. up to 2 input trays
input capacity, std. Up to 150 sheets
input capacity, max. Up to 400 sheets
standard envelope capacity 20 envelopes
output capacity, std. Up to 50 sheets
output capacity, max. Up to 50 sheets
duplex printing North America: automatic (optional with the purchase of a duplex accessory); Europe: standard
media sizes, std. Letter, legal, executive, cards, borderless media
media sizes, custom 3 x 5 to 8.5 x 14 in
media type Paper (plain, inkjet, photo, banner), envelopes, transparencies, labels, cards, HP premium media, iron-on transfers, borderless media
media weight, recommended 16 to 24 lb
memory / print languages / typefaces
memory, std. 16 MB
memory, max. 16 MB
print languages, std. HP PCL Level 3 Enhanced
typefaces 8 built-in, 4 each in portrait and landscape orientations: CG Times, CG Times Italic; Univers, Univers Italic; Courier, Courier Italic; Letter Gothic, Letter Gothic Italic
connectivity, std. IEEE 802.3 compliant (RJ-45 connector), IEEE 802.11b compliant Ethernet, USB (compatible with USB 2.0 specifications)
macintosh compatible Yes
dimensions / weight / warranty
dimensions (w x d x h) 17.93 x 9.8 x 6.62 in (North America), 17.93 x 12.36 x 6.62 in (Europe)
weight 12.7 lb (North America), 13.9 lb (Europe)
warranty, std. One-year limited hardware warranty backed by HP Customer Care, service and support; one-year technical phone support


HP Deskjet 5850 Printer brochure