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Philips DVDR 725H

Philips DVDR 725H
alaScore 78

376 reviews

Jul, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 376 reviews of Philips DVDR 725H. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 3.7/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) for all reviews. People are impressed by the size. The design is also appreciated, whereas many are negative about the reliability and usability.

image quality, design, size

price, usability, reliability

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 78/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 376 reviews)

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of Philips DVDR 725H from The average user rating for this product is 2.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on People are impressed by the size. The price is also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some mixed reviews about the usability. There are some less positive views about the reliability.

price, size


38% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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

Jul, 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

Expert review by: staff (

Philips DVDR725H review


The DVDR725H is the 160GB version of the 80GB HDRW720, which we reviewed a little harshly in the November '04 issue, criticising its sluggish operating system and limited editing facilities.But we couldn't fault it on looks

Looks ; GuidePlus ; Time Shift Buffer ; Picture quality

Unresonsive ; limited editing functions

Jan, 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

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