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Philips PD7040

alaTest has collected and analyzed 240 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the size and design. The value for money and usability also get good opinions. Some have doubts about the reliability.

usability, value for money, design, size

reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other DVD Players the Philips PD7040 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 240 reviews)

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Philips PD7040

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 28 user reviews of Philips PD7040 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other DVD Players on Amazon.co.uk.

usability, value for money

reliability

89% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips PD7042/05 Twin 7-inch dual Portable DVD Players - BlackPhilips PD7040/05 7 inch Portable DVD Player

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I expected more from Philips

 

I like Philips... most of my house has Philips technology... However these dvd players really let them down. The stansion mounts make the screens bounce up and down has you drive... thus making you feel sick ! Try watching something as it judders up...

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Be careful they do not fit all car headrests

 

Great portable players (they have a great picture, neat size for children, and restart where they were switched off ) BUT they do not fit onto our Volvo car headrests (xc90) so the child must hold onto them for the whole journey.

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Good Build Quality, Poor Design

 

I bought these after several Bush units that only lasted a couple of plays before keeling over. The build quality is superb, but the detail design is hopelessly flawed:-

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So far so good!

 

These DVD players seem very good a little more expensive but seem to be worth the money , I've had several of these in cheaper makes (bush sorry!) and they don't last , these are well made better quality and I've had no probs so far, I used them...

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Superb Product

 

A friend recommended this DVD system to us. Its fantastic. The kids love it. Its very easy to fit and operate. The best feature, which lots of other systems don't have, is that when you turn the car engine off and then back on, the DVD players remeber...

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GREAT PRODUCT

 

REALY PLEASED , GOOD VOLUME FOR IN CAR AND SAVES ANY PROBLEMS AS THEY CAN WATCH THE SAME OR DIFFERENT FILMS ALSO IT IS NOT EASY FOR THE KIDS TO TAKE OUT THE DVD - A PROBLEM THAT WE HAD WITH THE LAST MACHINES WHEN THEY PLAYED WITH THE BUTTONS .

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Flexible

 

The DVD players can be used independently

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fantastic

 

these are our 3rd set of in car dvd players! decided to splash out a bit more on quality as the others hadnt even last 2 trips! these are just fantastic ! the fact that they played 2 seperate dvd's wasnt high on my list, but it is actaully a godsend as...

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DVD

 

And very easy to climb on,and the graphics and perfect.I forgot in the car there am not any problem entrusted you i guarantee him/it to you,thanks to the philips the product and very beatutiful......

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Philips PD7042 Twin Screen 7 Inch Portable DVD Pla

 

Purchased for a 4 hour trip with our 2 and 7 year-olds. Best purchase we've ever made. Easy to install, our 7 year old quickly had the controls sorted and they can play different DVD's so no fighting over what to watch. Earphones were a bit big and...

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Product Specifications

Configuration

BD Live: No
Digital Tuner: No
DLNA certified: No
DVB-C: No
DVB-S: No
DVB-T: No
DVD Player / Recorder:DVD Player
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): No
FM Tuner: No
HDTV: No
IPTV (Internet Protocol Television): No
Progressive Scan: No
Show View: No
Telephone Included: No
TV-Tuner: No
Video-on-Demand (VoD): No

Connectivity

Bluetooth: No
CI Plus: No
DVI Interface: No
Ethernet: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
HDMI: No
HDMI PORT: No
iPod Control: No
Memory Card Slot: No
Memory Stick: No
Secure Digital Card: No
UPnP:NO UPNP
USB: No
USB Interface:No / Yes
W-LAN Connection: No
WiFi Connectivity: No

Display

Monitor Format:16:9
Monitor Type:Fixed Monitor
Touchscreen: No

General Features

1080p Upscaling: No
3D: No
3D Ready: No
Category:Package (Monitor/Moniceiver + DVD-Player)
DVD Player / Recorder:DVD Player
Integrated VCR: No
Size in DIN:Not Applicable
Static / Portable:Portable
Table / Portable:Portable

Playback

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
MP3 Playback: Yes
PC Streaming: No
Super Audio CD Playback: No
Super Video CD / Video CD Playback: Yes
UPnP:NO UPNP

Recording

Blu-ray Recording: No
Double Layer Recording:Not Applicable
DVD-R Recording: No
DVD-RAM Recording: No
DVD-RW Recording: No
DVD+R Recording: No
DVD+RW Recording: No
HD-DVD Recording: No
MP3 Encoding: No
MPEG4 Recording: No

Sound

DTS Decoder: No
Real Dolby: No
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