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Philips DVDR 3305

Philips DVDR 3305
alaScore 73

86 reviews

Apr, 2014

We have collected and analyzed 6 expert reviews and 80 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 72/100 and users rate it 56/100. The average review date is Aug 29, 2006. We have compared these reviews to 77577 reviews from other Digital Video Recorders (DVR). The alaScore™ for this product is 73/100 = Good. Last update: Apr 18, 2014.

Review analysis

(Based on 86 reviews)

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Philips DVDR3305 review


Philips'new range of DVD recorders sees some changes from older models.For a start,you can now record on both DVD R/RW and DVD-R/RW discs. If this does nothing more than reassure potential buyers that they don't have to worry about a format war

Good value

Lack of comonent oututs

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Philips DVDR3305 DVD recorder review


With plenty of HOT deals floating around this Christmas, is it wise to opt for the cheapest model? We take a look at Philips' moderate offering hoping to last you longer than up to the January sales. Philips' new entry-level DVD recorder is a...

Excellent recorded images; solid playback images

No progressive scan output; limited editing

Those on a budget should ignore the ultra cheapies and opt for a model like this, which combines value for money with genuine quality

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Philips DVDR3305 review


This is the best budget DVD recorder on the market by some margin. It offers excellent quality recordings straight from TV, impressive playback of shop-bought discs and is incredibly easy to use

The price ; The build quality ; The top-notch recordings

No Freeview tuner

There's also good news when it comes to playing back shop-bought DVD discs, with the DVDR3305 proving itself adept at delivering a detailed performance to the screen. Even when the picture is blown up on the image thrown from a relatively high-end...


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Fantastic value for money


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Amazon review summary for Philips DVDR 3305


alaTest has collected and analysed 81 user reviews of Philips DVDR 3305 from The average user rating for this product is 2.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on

value for money, image quality, usability, design, reliability

37% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Philips DVDR3305/05 DVD Recorder

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Fine when it works, shame that is not all the time, and it i


I bought one of these Philips DVDR3305/05 DVD recorders and have had a variety of reliability problems with it - recording problem...

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Functionality OK, reliability poor


I have some of the same recording problems as other reviewers with the Philips DVDR3305/05 I bought: sometimes the machine locks u...

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Don't buy it.


The painful slowness of this Philips DVDR3305/05 DVD player could just about be tolerated if it worked but half of the time it doe...

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no problems here!


i decided to ignore all the bad reviews given on this Philips DVDR3305/05 DVD player as i have bought all my electricals with the ...


Product Specifications


BD Live: No
DLNA certified: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): No
IPTV (Internet Protocol Television): No
Progressive Scan: No
Show View: Yes


DVI Interface: No
Ethernet: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
Type of Memory Stick Interface : No
Type of SD Card Interface : No
USB Interface: No
W-LAN Connection: No
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

1080p Upscaling: No
3D: No
DVD Player / Recorder:DVD Recorder
Integrated VCR: No
Static / Portable:Static
Table / Portable:Table


Blu-ray Playback: No
DivX Playback: No
DVD Audio Playback: No
DVD-R Playback: Yes
DVD-RAM Playback: No
DVD-RW Playback: Yes
DVD+R Playback: Yes
DVD+RW Playback: Yes
HD-DVD Playback: No
PC Streaming: No
Super Audio CD Playback: No
Super Video CD / Video CD Playback: Yes


Blu-ray Recording: No
Double Layer Recording: No
DVD-R Recording: Yes
DVD-RAM Recording: No
DVD-RW Recording: Yes
DVD+R Recording: Yes
DVD+RW Recording: Yes
HD-DVD Recording: No
MP3 Encoding: No
MPEG4 Recording: No


DTS Decoder:DTS Decoder
Real Dolby:Dolby Digital