Do Brother Printers Come With New Toner?


Quick Answer:


Brother laser printers typically come with new Brother toner cartridges, but the cartridge type and page yield vary by printer model.

If you plan to buy a new Brother laser printer, it's important to know what's included in the box, especially in terms of toner cartridges.

Most Brother laser printers come with new toner. However, the exact type of toner cartridge you'll receive and the number of pages it can print -can differ from one printer model to another. 

The Inclusion of Toner Cartridges Varies by Model

Below are some examples of the toner cartridges you might receive with a new Brother laser printer:

Brother HLL3290CDW

  • This printer includes a set of starter toner cartridges in the box, consisting of black, cyan, magenta, and yellow cartridges.
  • Each of these starter toner cartridges has an approximate page yield of 1,000 pages.

The Brother HLL2370DW

  • The Brother HLL2370DW comes with one starter toner cartridge included.
  • The included starter toner cartridge is estimated to yield approximately 700 pages.

Brother HLL5200DW

  • With the Brother HLL5200DW, you will receive one standard yield toner cartridge in the box.
  • This standard yield toner cartridge is expected to yield approximately 3,000 pages.


  • The Brother MFCL2717DW printer includes one starter toner cartridge in the package.
  • This starter toner cartridge is designed to produce around 500 pages.

How To Check What Comes With Your New Brother Printer

To determine whether a specific Brother laser printer model comes with a toner cartridge, you should check the product details provided by the manufacturer on their official website.

Follow these steps:

  • Go to the official Brother website
  • Look for a section or menu item labeled something like "Products" and select "Laser Printers" from the available options
  • Browse through the selection of laser printers and select the one you are interested in.
  • On the product page for the printer you've chosen, look for a section labeled "Specifications"
  • Within the specifications, search for an entry titled "What's Included." This section should list all items that come in the box with the printer.

‘What's Included' section for Brother HLL2300D printers, detailing the contents of the printer package.

Note: When reviewing cartridge details on Brother laser printer pages, be aware that the "What's Included" section on their website may not function properly. 

Sometimes, clicking on it does not display any information. 

Furthermore, the specifics about the included cartridges may be located either at the top of the printer's page or in a separate section. 

So, make sure you scan the entire page thoroughly to find this information.


As a final note, we've highlighted just a few Brother laser printer models and their toner cartridge inclusions. Remember, Brother has a wide range of printers, each with its own set of features and included toner specifications.

We recommend reviewing the details of the specific model you're interested in to confirm it meets your printing needs. 


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