Comparison +review of best handheld inkjet printers

Handheld inkjet printers work like a charm and you just have to swipe the gun over a metal or plastic surface and you are done with printing date or monogram or any text you want. This device saves a lot of your effort of printing separately on paper and then pasting on the surface. Instead it directly prints plastic, wood,stone or any place surface just saving paper and glue cost.

Whenever you import a product or you own a factory and do a mass production of any product in your factory. It is a very wise decision to launch your own brand. And to print brand name on the product a handheld inkjet printer is the most cost effective and wise option for startups.

Comparison Table

AGRYMER Handheld inkjet printerTOAUTO V4 handheld inkjet printerBESHENG Handheld PrinterBENTSAI portable handheld Inkjet printerCHIKYTECH handheld Inkjet Printer
Languages21142 / 7 (in app)2315
Ink cartridge42 ml42 ml42 ml42 ml45 ml
Printing600 DPI600 DPI600 DPI600 DPI600 DPI
Screen4.3 inch5.6 inch4.3 inch4.3 inch4.3 inch
Battery 1500 mAH1500 mAH1000 mAH1000 mAH2200 mAH
Battery Time8 hrs8 hrs4 hrs4 hrs12 hrs
Price198 $249$229$530$209$
weight2.77 pound1.98 pound1.87 pound3.3 pounds3.08 pounds

Handheld printers we are comparing

Budget PickAGRYMER Handheld inkjet printer review
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Staff PickTOAUTO V4 handheld inkjet printer
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BESHENG Handheld Printer
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BENTSAI portable handheld Inkjet printer
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Best PickCHIKYTECH handheld Inkjet Printer
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Language support comparison

BENTSAI portable priunter is the winner in terms of languages as it supports 23 languages. Runner up is AGRYMER which supports 21 languages. TOAUTO and CHIKYTECH both support almost 15 languages.

Printing capability

All the four printers we have chosen are capable of doing printing at 600 DPI. That means in one inch of an image there will be 600 printed dots.

Battery comparison

Battery is very important deciding factors when buying a handheld inkjet printer. In this factor the CHIKYTECH handheld printer is winner with a 2200 mAH battery that can last for up to 12 hours. TOAUTO V4 and AGRYMER are runner up as their 1500 mAH battery lasts up to 8 hours of continuous use.

If battery timing is main concern for you so that you can spend more time in field I suggest you to go for a handheld ink jet printer with 6000 mAh battery which is enough for usage of up to 18 hours or more. BENTSAI B80 is one of the printer we reviewed and found it satisfactory.

Ink cartridge comparison

Most of the handheld printers come with 42 ml cartridge which is knows to print 1000 A4 size pages. But as handheld printers print usually at smaller scale so for home use one cartridge is enough for 2 to 3 years.

Weight comparison

Being light weight is an important deciding factor for a handheld printer.BESHENG Handheld Printer is the most light weight in all the five chosen printers with weight of just 1.87 pounds. TOAUTO V4 handheld inkjet printer is the runner up with weight of 1.98 pounds. CHIKYTECH handheld Inkjet Printer is the heaviest of all four with a total weight of 3.08 pounds. So if you a re a real skinny guy the BESHENG printer suits you.

Price comparison

If the budget is your primary comparison, then AGRYMER Handheld inkjet printer is your primary choice with price under 200 dollars. Rest all of the handheld inkjet printer prices are above 200 dollar . BENTSAI portable handheld Inkjet printer is the most expensive with price tag above 500 dollars.

Screen Size comparison

Thye bigger the size of the screen of the handheld printer, more easy will be it for the end user to use it. TOAUTO V4 handheld inkjet printer is the winner with screen size of 5.6 inches. With a big screen its battery timing is also impressive of almost 7 to 8 hours. Rest all brands of handheld printers have a screen size of 4.3 inches.

AGRYMER Handheld inkjet printer review

Budget Pick

We ordered AGRYMER in March 2022 and received the package after 4 days. It was well packed and after opening we found that it is completely charged as well. The instruction booklet was there and the videos present on YouTube for detailed instructions were quite easy to understand.

It supports 21 languages which can be selected very easily from the main menu. Company provides excellent support and 45 days return and exchange service for the handheld printer if there is any problem with the printer. It is safe to charge it separately and it charges within 15 minutes. It has a 1500mah battery which can work for 5-8 hours continuously. Even if you don’t charge it for a week the battery maintains its charge. It means that one complete charge is sufficient for 7 to 8 usages.

 The Handheld coding machine has a 4.3-inch touch screen and also supports touch keyboard input. This touch screen makes it very user friendly and by attaching the keyboard you can type commands flawlessly.

 It can be used to print Trademark, Logo, Graphics, Date Coder, Label and on wood, carton, stone, metal plastic, and other material. Our review team tested it on different materials of shirts including cotton, nylon and mix material and surprisingly the results were superb on different designs. We also printed the company monogram on rough wood surfaces and still the portable printer printed perfectly. 

This printer has a patented design which is quite comfortable to hold for longer duration. It is very suitable for handheld printing in extreme hot or cold weather conditions as it is quite lightweight (0.9 kg). With screen size of 4.3 inches you can read all the options in its software menu as the printer uses large and bold fonts. 

Due to the common charging interface i.e USB you can charge it even with your laptop or your mobile power bank, photoelectric interface. It has a printing accuracy of 600 DPI which ensures printing of high quality logos and designs.

It can be used to print QR code and barcode so it is a good choice for you if you run a departmental store. That means that your staff can print the labels very easily at the counter.

 It has a printing distance of 2mm to 5 mm from the product. It has a printing speed of 50 Meters /MIN under normal printing conditions. Its printing content is date, text, numbers, English, etc. Its applicable material is wood, carton, stone, MDF, steel, pipe, metal plastic, aluminum box, etc. Its size is 24 CM*12.6CM*13CM and its printing height is 2-12.7 M adjustable.

TOAUTO V4 handheld inkjet printer

Staff Pick

Our review team purchased this product for detailed analysis and review.

The packing and delivery experience was satisfactory and no damages were caused during delivery. The inkjet printing gun was packed in a nice box which ensured safety of the gun.

 This Handheld printer has three accurate prints SD 300 DPI, GD 400 DPI, HD 600 DPI. The more DPI you select, the more sharp print you get on paper or wood. It has a 2-12.7mm printing height and a  2mm to 5mm printing distance. The TOAUTO App is user-friendly and you can use it according to your will as it is very easy to use. With the help of it, you can write QRcode, barcodes, or logos on plastic or metal. It is available in 14 popular languages (Chinese, English, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, French, Arabic, Turkish, Vietnamese, Dutch, German, Russian).

If you are planning to start a water, milk, cine or any other liquid bottle factory you won’t have to worry about printing the monogram or brand name on the bottle along with expiry date as this handheld printer will do the task in just a few minutes.

Similarly if you sell something and deliver it in cardboard boxes, you won’t have to paste the delivery address on the box every time. With this handheld printer you can directly print address or order details on the cardboard box.

Similarly if you are a handicraft artist and make things of wood or plastic, you can add your logo or enhance your design further using this gun.

In the production line when any product passes the quality control, it is a common practice that a sticker is pasted on the product with “QC” written on it. Now you can save your time and cost of printing stickers with this gun instantly printing on your product.

 This printer can write on any type of surface like boards, cartons, stone, pipe, cable, metal, glass, plastic, etc. With a 5.6 inch high screen, it has enough space, a clear image, and perfect printing capability.Complete kit includes 1 X  Handheld printer, 1 x 42ml Waterproof cartridge (BLACK), 1 x Alignment Plate, 1 x USB Flash Disk, 1 x Type-C Charging Cable, 1 x Instruction Manual.

The touch screen is very sensitive and you won’t face any problems sending print commands. Battery indicator at the top right corner is very helpful and lets you know when you need to charge your printer again.

BESHENG Handheld Printer

The portable handheld printer is certified through various quality certifications (FCC, ROHS, MSDS, UL, UN38.3) and you can feel the quality when you use it for the first time. Its quick-dry ink cartridges are available in black, red, yellow, white, and blue colors. As these cartridges dry very quickly they are ideal to use in a bulk production environment and warehouses where there is extensive packing going on and you have to dump the packages on top of each other. Company provides a 12 month service after the sale and they respond very quickly via phone call if you have any issues or want to learn usage of their equipment.

 It is a helpful tool for printing  in manufacturing departments, retail stores, warehouses, and many other areas. It can print on wood board, stone, light steel, pipe, metal, plastic, aluminum foil, cable, carton box, envelope, paper bag, plaster-board, fiber-board, glass, leather, and other materials.

 It supports 7 languages: Chinese, English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, and Japanese. It is suitable for printing, label, text, digital, QR code, bar code, production date, time, logos, etc.

What makes this handheld printer unique is the availability of its application for both android and IOS mobiles and tablets. You can edit the content, logo or anything that you need to print from the application and send the command directly.

BENTSAI portable handheld Inkjet printer

This printer can be printed on a variety of materials, wood, carton, stone, MDF, light steel, pipe, plastic, aluminum foil, cable, cloth, and other materials. It supports 1 to 5 lines of printing. Its font height can be up to12.7mm. The  Maximum length of single printing is 406mm. It supports highest resolution of picture is 4800px *150px. It supports PNG, JPEG, BMP format. This printer can print different types of content which include Text, Numbers, Symbols, QR codes, Barcodes, Pictures, Time, Date, Counter, and so on. The handheld printer has a 4.3-inch Color LED Touch Screen which displays images clearly and is touch-sensitive.

This handheld inkjet printer directly detects and imports images from the USB and starts printing upon your command.

Our review team ordered it in the first week of March, 2022 and received it just after 3 days in New Jersey, United States. It was well packaged in a box and there were no scratches on it. It took just 5 minutes to read the manual. It was written very clearly and after that I inserted the cartridge and charged the handheld printer and started using it.Our review team also tested its battery and its performance was very good. We took prints for almost 1 hour and the rest of the time the printer was kept in ON state. Overall the battery performance is very good.

CHIKYTECH handheld Inkjet Printer

Best Pick

We ordered it in April, 2022 and the package took one week to reach. Although it took a little more time, the package was totally safe. It took our review team just half an hour to fully charge the battery of the handheld printer.

It is furnished with an original high-definition quick-drying ink cartridge. It has a 42ml quick-drying ink tank. It prints clearly even if you print multiple times. It is a manual inkjet printer that can print on any surface such as sheet carton, stone, pipe, cable, metal, glass, plastic, etc. It works with printing function standard definition 300DPI, high definition 600DPI printing accuracy. It prints clearly with a 2mm-12.7mm printing height. It can print all kinds of content which include text, different serial numbers, QR codes, variable barcodes, time, production, date, counters, etc. With it, you can import pictures from a USB and you can print your favorite patterns. It is supplied with a DC16.8V 2200 mAh lithium battery. CHICKYTECH is providing a 12months warranty after-sales and lifetime technical support.

The handle is totally non-slip and ergonomic, which ensures that you won’t be tired after log of usage.


We have made a detailed comparison of available handheld inkjet printers based on their features. Do let us know about what you think and which printer you prefer.

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