The Good Easy installation, small footprint, supports cloud printing through Google Cloudprint and Apple AirPrint, inexpensive.
The Bad Brother includes a "starter" grade toner cartridge that won't take long to deplete.
The Bottom Line The HL-2360DW is a strong choice if you're shopping for a text-only printer that can print from the cloud and won't empty your wallet on toner refills.
A simple black laser printer with quick prints and a future-proof design
The Brother HL-L2360DW monochrome laser printer is an upgrade to the, a similar model that we gave high marks in 2011 for its ease of use, inexpensive toner cost, and lightning print speeds. This time around, Brother wisely prices it at $150, and beefs up the features with the addition of a small one-line LCD readout on the top panel for easier menu navigation and support for mobile printing by way of Apple AirPrint, Google Cloud Print, Google Chrome Print, and an array of other platforms.
For its future-proof support for virtually every device on the street, this Brother is worthy of consideration if you're looking for an affordable B&W laser printer for light to medium duty output. Just be sure to compare it versus the increasing panoply of bargain laser competition in the space from Samsung, HP, and even Brother itself -- some of which offer multi-function support.
Amazon just dropped the price of one of our favorite laser printers
Check out this discounted Brother B&W laser printer if you're shopping for a dead simple device for text-only prints.