Pros Amazing color and detail resolution,
Cons Very expensive
Summary If you need larger prints, quickly and in color this printer is for you.
The colors are neutral yet strong and vibrant, and with high resolution. Hp8500 may be cheaper, but the results are mediocre, black is mixed in with all colors all the time so everything looks grey out of the hp8500, not so with the 5500.
The results from the hp5500 rival magazine print. I will therefor give the hp5500 10 points for performance, but take out -2 for too high price. 8 points score!