The best-rated label printers as of 2015 include the Brother QL-700, the DYMO LabelWriter 4XL, and DYMO LabelManager 160. On Amazon.com, all three label printers have received at least 600 reviews and an average rating of four out of five stars.
Reviews for the Brother QL-700 highlight excellent build quality and easy use. However, some reviewers indicate that it is difficult to setup with Mac OSX. Reviewers of the two DYMO printers indicate similar advantages to the Brother. However, some users state that the LabelWriter jams easily. Additionally, some reviews begrudge the lack of special characters on the LabelManager. Many reviews also praise the portability of the LabelManager, which is a handheld device.