Epson WorkForce Pro WF-3720 Review

A color inkjet printer can give you impressive results that are well suited to many office environments. Epson has decided to plunge into the competitive color inkjet printer market with its WorkForce Pro WF-3720 model. If you like to print documents and photos from your iPhone, iPad, or smartphone, you need a wireless printer to take it anywhere. The WorkForce Pro WF-3720 wireless all in one printer is built to bring you a commitment to high quality work with fast delivery times.

The Epson WorkForce Pro WF-3720 inkjet printer could be your perfect solution for your small office’s everyday printing needs. This is a powerful monochrome and color fax, copier, printer, and scanner of its class. It is ideal for small offices because it can bring forth the convenience in various tasks like faxing and copying. It also possesses the capability to print clear and crisp documents faster than you would expect.

In this detailed Epson WorkForce Pro WF-3720 review, we’ll show you all of its pros and cons. We’ll also explain its main features and tell you about its paper handling, print speeds, etc.  This printer won’t sacrifice performance in any way, shape, or form. It’s capable of printing really great quality color photos and has wireless capabilities, so you’ll be able to share it across your network with ease.

Epson WorkForce Pro WF-3720 Review

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The wireless Epson WorkForce Pro WF-3720 offers high-quality text, colorful photos, and crisp graphics. Ideal for the home office and small business environments, this printer is equipped with a 2.7″ touch screen display and sleek design that’s easy to use. Featuring up to 20ppm print speeds, 4800 x 2400 dpi resolution, and a 250-sheet paper tray, it allows you to print from most mobile devices via Google Cloud Print or Wi-Fi Direct technology and its USB connectivity. The Epson WorkForce Pro WF-3720 will easily fit into your home or small business environment with a front access USB port, its paper trays supporting various paper sizes, and a 35 sheet automatic document feeder for copying or scanning multiple documents at once.

All in One Performance

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The Epson WF3720 Workforce Wireless Printer is extremely fast, just as it is with almost every color inkjet printer. This is even faster than some older, higher-end color laser printers. Epson WorkForce Pro WF-3720 prints 19.2 A4 pages per minute on plain paper and even more impressively, 5.6 pages per minute on our color graphics test. The speed of the duplex printer at three sides per minute was competitive. However, the pace of the photo printer was slower – it took around 3 minutes for each 6×4 print.

It was also expected that the scanner would be faster. Viewing previews and scanning at low resolution looked fine. Although it scanned a photograph at 600dpi in 28 seconds, and 1,200dpi in two and a half minutes – about five times faster than the WF-3620DWF.

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It’s nice to see no quality drop. Although Epson scans aren’t the sharpest, they show their usual excellent color accuracy and dynamic range. As a whole, print quality has gradually improved as well: the text is lighter, but it’s also crisper and more precise. Moreover, there are few complaints here: graphics are high quality, photocopies are excellent, and pictures aren’t as bad as one would expect from an office machine.

Print Quality

Epson color printers are known for producing high-quality printing. You can print at a maximum resolution of about 4800 x 2400 DPI. Therefore, you can produce prints that are crystal clear and detailed. Additionally, you will get an optical scanner with 1000 DPI.

Display

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Having a high-quality display is a strong point of this Epson WorkForce Pro WF-3720. Thanks to its 2.7-inch touchscreen, you can navigate the touchscreen with ease. The display panel can be tilted to improve seated or standing visibility, and the background display is crisp. Access to the home menu suffers from lag, but it’s not that frustrating overall.

Improved Efficiency

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Color inkjet printers are always better than color laser printers when it comes to power efficiency. Because of the low power consumption of the Epson Workforce Pro WF 3720 Wireless Printer, it shouldn’t be surprising to see that it consumes less power. It is also very efficient when it comes to ink cartridge usage. As long as you use your ink cartridges normally, it may be three months before you need to replace them. Ink cartridges for this printer cost more than half of the price of the printer, so you better not replace them every month.

Added Features

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This printer contains all the features you could possibly need. With Epson’s “WiFi Direct,” they market their wireless network connectivity through WiFi and other wireless methods. An Epson Connect account is required for remote printing, however. This printer is also capable of duplex printing. This printer works with pretty much any operating system, including Windows XP and macOS 10.14. However, it does not support Apple AirPrint.

Connectivity

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Connectivity options on the Epson WF-3720 are excellent. Alternatively, you can connect this printer to your home’s Wi-Fi network using an Ethernet cable. It is also possible to connect directly to the printer using Wi-Fi Direct if you are not within range of a router. AirPrint and Mopria Print are the only mobile printing options since it doesn’t support Bluetooth. Using NFC, you can print on the go on compatible devices. If you have a USB flash drive, you can print from that as well.

What We Like

  • Excellent print, scan, and copy quality
  • A superb touchscreen interface
  • Wireless and wired networking
  • Automatic 35-sheet document feeder
  • The paper tray can hold 250 sheets
  • Auto duplex printing
  • A budget-friendly option
  • Speedy color and black printing

What We Don’t Like

  • This printer is only compatible with Epson inks

Note: This printer is the best for anyone who needs to print a lot of photos or documents in color. The print quality is very good and it’s not expensive compared to others on the market.

Final Words

With a small menu of extra features to accompany its baseline performance, the Epson WorkForce Pro WF-3720 inkjet printer is an affordable entryway into the professional printing market. The Epson WorkForce Pro WF-3720 is a solid choice for those looking to buy a remote workgroup printer. The large paper tray and wireless capabilities make it useful for workplace environments, but the fast print speeds and color graphics also make it great for home or office use.

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