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Philips DVD727

Philips DVD727
alaScore 71

89 reviews

Oct, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 89 reviews of Philips DVD727. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other DVD Players for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other DVD Players the Philips DVD727 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 71/100 = Good quality.

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(Based on 89 reviews)

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 74 user reviews of Philips DVD727 from The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other DVD Players on

73% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips DVD727 Progressive-Scan DVD PlayerPhilips DVD727 Progressive-Scan DVD Player

Oct, 2016

Consumer review by: zugzwang3 (

DVD727 Impressive


Affordable DVD player that delivers quality.


Jun, 2005

Consumer review by: fesenjoon (

Great DVD Player


This is a very nice DVD player, and I have no regrets about buying it. I bought this guy a few weeks ago, and I am very pleased with it. As for current DVD players, the image quality is basically the same across the board. In my opinion, the main ...

Progressive Scan,No Region Code,Optical and Digital Coax Audio Outputs,Screensaver,HD Output

Nasty remote

Jan, 2005

Consumer review by: fesenjoon (

Great DVD Player


Progressive Scan,No Region Code,Optical and Digital Coax Audio Outputs,Screensaver,HD Output

Nasty remote

Jan, 2005

Consumer review by: alexogle (

Mpeg Playing Machine!


Great playback of mpeg format movies with out restrictive encoding standards.

Menu is ugly, but is nice compared to most players.

Oct, 2004

Consumer review by: toiletoctopus (



Why spend over $100, when you can get this great DVD player for around $89.99 at most retailers. This DVD player, is made by Philips, otherwise known as Magnavox. The quality of these products over the years is nothing short of extraordinary-I've never...

Price, Ease of Use, Quality

More Expensive DVD Players Have More Capabilities.

Sep, 2004

Consumer review by: acurrie8934945 (

Worldbeater DVD Player


Region hack, PAL to NTSC conversion, component out.

Don't break or lose that remote!

Apr, 2004

Consumer review by: jednv (

Yes! 727 plays PAL format Region 2 discs on NTSC


I love foreign films. Some available on DVD only in R2/PAL format . . . like "Delicatessen" (available from Many other reviewers cover all the important stuff. Still there seemed to be some vagueness about compatibility specifics (even ...

Amazing ValueSimple and ElegantForeign Film Lover's Dream come True

Doesn't match my other black finish components? (matches the SAT HD200)

Feb, 2004

Consumer review by: danielpar (

A Great DVD Player


Excellent features: progressive-scanning, component ouputs, etc ; Beautiful design ; easily converted to "free-zone" player

Still none so far, one year later (02/10/05)

Jan, 2004

Consumer review by: danielpar (

A Great DVD Player


A week ago, I purchased this DVD player with the idea of "re-zoning" it to allow it to play DVDs from all over the World. In addition to that requirement, my new DVD player should offer progressive-scanning, components outputs, etc, and last but not ...

Excellent features: progressive-scanning, component ouputs, etc ; Beautiful design ; easily converted to "free-zone" player

Still none so far, one year later (02/10/05)

Jan, 2004

Consumer review by: mroccella (

Very Good Buy for the Money


Good build quality. Lots of features. Low price.

None really.

Jan, 2004

Product Specifications

Whether in homes, factories, offices, airports, or on the street, it's hard to imagine a place where Philips is absent. What Philips wants is to make your life and work easier - and more fun! And Philips continuously explores new ways to improve products and to offer innovative products to its consumers. Philips. "Let's Make Things Better". PRODUCT FEATURES: 3: 2 pull down Progressive Scan: for high vertical resolution and razor sharp images; 4X Video Upsampling (54Mhz/12bit): for improved image quality; Component Video Output: high quality video connection; 3D Sound: virtual surround sound via 2-speaker output; 192kHz/24 bits Audio DAC: for high quality audio performance; Digital Output: Coaxial and Optical for highest quality audio connection; Universal Remote Control: for TV and DVD control; Multi-format playability: plays DVD-Video, DVD+RW, DVD+R, CD, CD-R, CD-RW, MP3-CD, VCD, S-VCD and Picture CD format; Picture CD with MP3-CD playback: playback MP3s while viewing digital pictures (JPEG) on TV.

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Surround Sound Effects:3D Surround/Virtual Dolby Surround / Virtual Surround Mode

CE System

Parental Lock: Yes


BD Live: No
DLNA certified: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): No
IPTV (Internet Protocol Television): No
Media Player: No
Progressive Scan: Yes
Show View: No
Web Content Access: No


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

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)



Form Factor:Tabletop
Media Load Type:Tray
Media Type:CD / CD-R / CD-RW / DVD / DVD+R / DVD+RW / Kodak Picture CD / SVCD / Video CD/CD / CD-R / CD-RW / DVD / DVD+R / DVD+RW / SVCD / Video CD
Search Speed:16x / 2x / 32x / 4x / 8x
Supported Digital Audio Standards:MP3/MP3 / PCM
Type:DVD player

DVD Features

Picture Zoom: Yes
Picture Zoom Power:1/2x / 1/3x / 1/4x / 2x / 3x / 4x

General Features

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


Country Kits:North America
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Philips/Philips DVD




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: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
USB Recording: No

Service & Support

Type:90 days warranty


DTS Decoder:DTS Decoder
Real Dolby:Dolby Digital