Product Profile: HP OfficeJet 250 Mobile All-in-One Printer

Published 02/19/2018 08:59 AM   |    Updated 08/20/2019 01:06 PM

Print, scan and copy on the go with the HP OfficeJet 250 Mobile All-in-One Printer. Don’t let its small size fool you — this portable HP printer is a true workhorse. Get jobs done quickly and hands-free with its 10-page Automatic Document Feeder (ADF).

Busy travelers don’t always have access to a local internet connection. That’s why this HP OfficeJet has Wi-Fi Direct technology, so you can print wirelessly without an internet connection. Add on the optional battery pack for even greater, cable-free printer mobility.

HP OfficeJet 250 mobile printer specifications

  • 2.65-inch touch screen
  • Removable battery with built-in charge meter (sold separately)
  • Dimensions: 15 x 7.8 x 3.6 inches 
  • Weight: 6.5 pounds (6.73 with battery)

HP OfficeJet 250 printer features

  • Print resolution: 4800 x 1200
  • ADF capacity: 10 pages 
  • HP ePrint wireless printing
  • Borderless printing

HP OfficeJet 250 copier features

  • Max. number of copies: 50
  • Copy resolution: up to 600 dpi
  • Copy reduce/enlarge settings: 25–400% 
  • Recommended copy volume: 100–300 pages per month

HP OfficeJet 250 printer connectivity

  • 1 USB 2.0 (Type A/upstream)
  • 1 USB 2.0 (Type B/downstream)
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Bluetooth® technology

Frequently asked questions — functionality

Q: How long is typical battery life for the HP OfficeJet 250?
A: On average, the battery is good for about 500 pages worth of printing.

Q: Is the printer battery included?
A: The removable battery is an add-on feature. To take full advantage of this printer’s on-the-go capabilities, you’ll need to purchase the HP printer battery separately.

Q: Can I print photos with this mobile printer?
A: Yes. The HP OfficeJet 250 provides outstanding print quality, rivaling even full-sized printers. Its exceptional 4800 x 1200 print resolution allows for stunning photo prints. Just set the print quality to “Best” and fill the tray with photo paper to get started.

Q: What is Wi-Fi Direct? How is Wi-Fi Direct different from wireless printing?
A: Wi-Fi Direct provides a direct wireless connection to your HP printer. This connection lets you print directly from your device without having to join a local network or connect to the internet. The technology is similar to Bluetooth, but Wi-Fi Direct works faster and across greater distances. For specific instructions on how to set up Wi-Fi Direct, consult the HP customer support guide.

Frequently asked questions — compatibility

Q: Does this HP mobile printer work with Mac?
A: Yes, users are able to print from Mac devices via a wired or wireless connection. You can also print from iPhone and iPad devices via the ePrint app.

Q: Does the HP OfficeJet 250 work with Apple AirPrint or Google Cloud Print technology?
A: No, this printer is not compatible with Apple AirPrint or Google Cloud Print. Instead, use the HP ePrint app to print from all major mobile devices and cloud services,including Dropbox and Google Drive.

Q: What file formats does the scanner use?
A: The scanner can save scanned files as either PDF, JPG, TIFF or rich text format extensions.

Q: Are all of the necessary cables included in the box?
A: In the box you’ll get:

  • HP OfficeJet 250 Mobile All-in-One Printer
  • HP 62 Setup Black Ink Cartridge (~200 pages)
  • HP 62 Setup Tricolor Ink Cartridge (~120 pages)
  • Software CD
  • Setup poster
  • Power cord

This product does not come with a USB cable for wired printing. You will need to use either wireless printing or the ePrint app if you do not have a USB cord available.

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