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Philips DVDR3570H

Philips DVDR3570H
alaScore 70

162 reviews

Dec, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 162 reviews of Philips DVDR3570H. The average rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average rating of 3.7/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design. The price also gets good reviews. Many are negative about the reliability and image quality.

usability, price, design

image quality, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the Philips DVDR3570H is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 70/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 36 user reviews of Philips DVDR3570H from The average user rating for this product is 2.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on People really like the price and usability, but the reliability and image quality get less positive comments.

usability, price

image quality, reliability

47% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Philips DVDR3570 - 160Gb Hard Drive DVD Recorder - Black

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dvd 3570


Philips DVDR3570 - 160Gb Hard Drive DVD Recorder - Black this recorder is a pain to set up but as it hasnt freview built in but w...

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I'll get straight to the point, this Philips DVDR3570 HDD dvd recorder is an AWFUL bit of kit, its painfully slow, records only wh...


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Good with minor problems


This Philips DVDR3570 HDD dvd recorder does not have an electronic programme guide but does have videoplus. Picture quality off th...

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excellent all rounder


I previously had a liteon dvd recorder but the timer packed up so started searching for a replacement with more features. decided ...

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Philips DVDR3570H/05


I purchased the Philips DVDR3570 HDD dvd recorder to perform the following functions:...

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Excellent product but with a few minor problems


Let's face it, VHS is dead, so I needed a DVD recorder so I can record programmes off the TV etc; we're all in that situation now ...

Product Specifications


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


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: Yes
W-LAN Connection: No
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

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


Blu-ray Playback: No
DivX Playback: Yes
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: Yes
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: No
Real Dolby:Dolby Digital