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Philips DVDQ50 DVD Player

Philips DVDQ50 DVD Player
alaScore 71

19 reviews

Aug, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 reviews of Philips DVDQ50 DVD Player. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, 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 DVDQ50 DVD Player is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 71/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 19 reviews)

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Expert review by : Michael Gowan (

Philips DVDQ50AT


Color balance and detail make this DVD player worth the price.

Feb, 2002

Consumer review (

Perfect for only HDTV


Great progressive scan & built quality. Great for HDTVs!!!!

It has some bleeding with some reds on interlaced playback.

Jan, 2003

Consumer review (

Love it so far!


Picture quality. Picture quality. Picture Quality

Load times are a tiny bit laggy

Dec, 2002

Consumer review (

Problem with DVDQ50


Simple front display panel

FF requires holding a button for about 3 seconds EVERYTIME

Jun, 2002

Consumer review (

Philips DVDQ50AT DVD Player


Great progressive scan output

Menus not intuitive ; No eject key on remote

May, 2002

Consumer review (

Great Progressive Scan DVD


This is my 5th DVD player. Decided to upgrade my JVC GD723 progressive scan DVD player. The JVC is a great player but does not handle video sourced material.

Great progressive scan output

Menus not intuitive ; No eject key on remote

May, 2002

Consumer review (

Flawed, but still very good



Picture and sound quality ; NTSC/PAL conversion ; Aspect ratio conversion on DVD

CD play control too basic ; audio can get out-of-sync on VCDs ; problems require firmware update

Mar, 2002

Consumer review (

Philips DVDQ50AT DVD Player With Progressive Scan And DCDi


Looks, performance, features, Sage/Faroudja FLI2200 with DCDi, outs

Price, no DVD-A or SACD for the price, menus, slow initialization/eject

Feb, 2002

Product Specifications

Sleek and elegant, this Philips multi-standard DVD-Video player focuses on providing exceptional visual and audio playback. DVDQ50 will allow you to enjoy better picture quality, clearer sound, and endless playback features on digital videodiscs. Expanding technology allows you to add options to your viewing - watch a director's cut of a movie, hear a movie in different languages, or play your favorite scene repeatedly. The possibilities are limited only by your choices and the materials available on the DVD. Of course, you can listen to your favorite audio compact discs on this DVD player, too. Determine the order in which you want to hear the songs, or play the disc repeatedly - all while seeing the status of the CD on your television.

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Surround Sound

CE System

Parental Lock: Yes

Dimensions & Weight



Built-in Audio Decoders:Dolby Digital / DTS decoder
Form Factor:Tabletop
Media Load Type:Tray
Media Type:CD / CD-R / CD-RW / DVD / DVD-R / DVD+RW / SVCD / Video CD
Search Speed:32x
Supported Digital Audio Standards:MP3
Type:DVD player

DVD Features

Picture Zoom: Yes
Picture Zoom Power:1.33x / 2x / 4x


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Philips DVD