Visit our Business Solutions website >>

Philips DVDR 890

Philips DVDR 890
alaScore 62

76 reviews

Jul, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 76 reviews from magazines and websites. Comments about the value for money and image quality are overall positive, but many are less positive about the reliability.

usability, image quality, value for money

reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the Philips DVDR 890 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 62/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 76 reviews)

3 expert reviews

User Reviews  

Showing 62 review(s)

Expert Reviews User Reviews
Showing 1 - 62 of 62 Show Reviews: in English | in other languages (14)

Consumer review by:

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Philips DVDR 890

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 55 user reviews of Philips DVDR 890 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on Amazon.co.uk.

usability, image quality, value for money

reliability

58% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips DVDR890 DVD RecorderPhilips DVDR890 DVD Recorder

EISA Award - Best Product

Expert review by:

Philips DVDR890

 

This third-generation Philips DVD recorder is so affordable and versatile, analogue video cassette must now accept defeat. Whether copying digital camcorder footage through iLink, recording TV broadcasts via RGB or S-Video, or playing back almost any...

Expert review by:

Philips DVDR890 DVD recorder review and test

 

Despite regional restrictions and our minor gripes about the awkward menu structure and occasionally flat audio, the DVDR890 is a tremendous machine, and one that deserves to sell in large numbers. Philips has got just about everything right for the...

ADVERTISEMENT

Consumer review by:

Unreliable junk

 

The Philips DVDR890 DVD recorder - Looks good, sounds good...but it just isn't. Very light use and got 12 months glitch free. Last...

Consumer review by:

Philips DVDR890

 

The Philips DVDR890 DVD recorder is an excellent device for recording from any TV channel, even those with poor quality will recor...

Consumer review by:

Make sure its digital if you record from SKY

 

This Philips DVDR890 DVD recorder is OK but alas the instructions are wrong for connection to a Sky digital satelite box. The inst...

Consumer review by:

At last, a real replacement for my VCR

 

The Philips DVDR890 DVD recorder represents the mid-range recorder from Philips. It is one up from the DVDR880 but only seems to h...

Consumer review by:

Philips DVD 890 Recorder

 

I've now had my Philips DVDR890 DVD recorder for 2 weeks, what a fine piece of equipment it is. I've recorded in excess of 30 DVD+...

Product Specifications

Configuration

BD Live: No
DLNA certified: No
DVB-C: No
DVB-S: No
DVB-T: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): No
HDTV: No
IPTV (Internet Protocol Television): No
Progressive Scan: No
Show View: Yes

Connectivity

DVI Interface: No
Ethernet: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
HDMI: No
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

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

Playback

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

Recording

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

Sound

DTS Decoder: No
Real Dolby: No
etilize
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT