Review of the Dell 5130cdn!

Product facts and review.

Dell 5130cdn colour Office printer review.

Review date: 19 February 2018

Todays review is of the Dell 5130cdn printer. A colour Office printer from Dell.

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Printer Overview

The 5130cdn value, colour laser printer from Dell, offering good quality full colour output. It performs well providing quality prints with good speeds and lots of useful features

It's a durable printer, designed for low volume workloads in a home office or for personal use. In our opinion the 5130cdn is best suited for home offices with very light printing needs,

With black and white print speeds of up to forty-five pages per minute, colour print speeds up to forty-five pages per minute (when printing text on plain office paper) and the ability to print on pages up to 208 x 347mmmm in size , this printer will not let you down.

Size comparison of the Dell5130cdn vs. other printers in our database






As this is not a multifunctional printer, it does not offer any additional functionality besides printing. If you need other abilities, such as scanning or faxing, you should look at multifunctional printers.

The Dell 5130cdn sports a touch screen panel for easily printing and adjusting print settings and performing other useful tasks.


The 5130cdn provides efficient full colour output, , with a print resolution of 1200 x 1200 DPI. There is an enhanced resolution function that also enables you to print at an even higher quality - should the need arise - although the print speed is a fair bit slower.

Offering A4 print speeds of up to 45 pages per minute, you can be sure of efficient printing for large print jobs. Duplex printing function allows you to print on both sides of a page, saving you money and reducing the environmental impact. This printer also offers a time-to-first-page of 8.5 seconds meaning individual print jobs are completed efficiently.

Extra print features for this device include: Envelope printing and Printing on transparent material

Print speed comparison of the Dell5130cdn vs. other printers in our database


The 5130cdn is a network capable printer. This allows it to be shared and utilised by multiple people on the same network. This printer comes with an ethernet port as standard.

This printer can communicate over TCP-IP, FTP and Port9100

Key Specification

Printer type: Office printer

Printer technology: Laser

Colour printing: Full

Width: 768 mm

Height: 432 mm

Depth: 705 mm

Weight: 45 kg

System memory: 256 Mb

Hard Drive Capacity: 80 Gb

Print resolution: 1200 x 1200 DPI


A note about our scores: our scoring system is comparative.We Review all printers in comparison with each other - meaning that 1 star indicates that a printer is in the bottom 20% for that attribute or function. When shopping for a printer, you should keep the star rating in mind and compare it to the prices being offered - low rated printers, at cheap prices can be the perfect choice. Conversely, when thinking of purchasing an expensive printer - ensure that it is highly rated, or it is simply not worth paying extra for.

Printing: 4 out of 5 Stars

Paper handling: 2.7 out of 5 Stars

Networking: 4 out of 5 Stars

Performance: 3.5 out of 5 Stars

General: 2.7 out of 5 Stars

We give this printer 3 out of 5 stars.

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