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Philips DVDR 725H

alaTest has collected and analyzed 371 reviews of Philips DVDR 725H. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) for all reviews. People really like the size. The design also gets good opinions, but some have doubts about the reliability and usability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the Philips DVDR 725H is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Philips DVDR 725H from The average user rating for this product is 2.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on Views about the size and price are overall positive. Reviews are divided on the usability. There are some negative reviews about the reliability.

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33% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Philips - DVDR7250H - DVD Recorder

Nov, 2015

Expert review by: Benjamin Russell (

Philips DVDR725H


Never before has a product both impressed and infuriated us like the Philips DVDR725H. While Philips has managed to design an incredibly powerful reco...

True PVR recording functionality, effective range of features

Disjointed and confusing interface, no TV to DVD recording, no DVD to Hard Drive recording

The DVDR725H delivers exceptionally powerful PVR-style recording, but is let down by a poorly integrated interface and the omission of a few notable features.

Nov, 2005

Consumer review by: UK Guest (

One of the best


I bought this Philips DVDR725H multi-region capable DVD recorder a couple of weeks ago and I could not be more pleased, it has cha...

Product Specifications


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


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

General Features

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: No
DVD-RAM Recording: No
DVD-RW Recording: No
DVD+R Recording: Yes
DVD+RW Recording: Yes
HD-DVD Recording: No
MP3 Encoding: No
MPEG4 Recording: No


DTS Decoder: No
Real Dolby: No