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Philips HDR 212

alaScore 66

65 reviews

Aug, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 65 reviews of Philips HDR 212. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size. The usability also gets good reviews, whereas views are divided on the image quality. Many are negative about the price and reliability.

usability, size

reliability, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the Philips HDR 212 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 66/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 65 user reviews of Philips HDR 212 from The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on Reviewers really like the size and usability. There are some mixed views about the image quality, and the price and reliability get less positive opinions.

usability, size

reliability, price

78% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Philips HDR212 TiVo 20 Hour Digital Video Recorder

Aug, 2015

Product Specifications

The future of television enjoyment is to watch what you want, when you want. No more scheduling around broadcasting time, no more searching through videotapes, and no more missed shows! Philips Personal Video Recorder with the TiVo service gives you complete control over your TV viewing experience. Pause, rewind, slow-motion and instant replay live TV so you don't miss a minute of the action. Automatically record all your favorite shows so you'll always have them to watch when you're ready. TiVo's unique Thumbs Up and Thumbs Down buttons allow you to personalize your viewing, so that TiVo can find programs that match your interests.

Dimensions & Weight



Available Services:TiVo
Max Recording Capacity:20hour(s)
Upgradable Firmware: Yes


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Philips HDR