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Philips DVDR 3305

alaTest has collected and analyzed 82 reviews of Philips DVDR 3305. The average rating for this product is 2.8/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other DVD Players for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design. The image quality is also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the size and reliability. Views are divided on the usability.

price, image quality, design

reliability, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other DVD Players the Philips DVDR 3305 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 51 user reviews of Philips DVDR 3305 from The average user rating for this product is 2.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other DVD Players on People really like the image quality. The price also gets good reviews. The size and reliability get negative views. Opinions about the design and usability are mixed.

price, image quality

reliability, size

37% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Philips DVDR3305/05 DVD Recorder

Nov, 2015

Expert review by: staff (

Philips DVDR3305 review


Philips has finally made a dual-compatible DVD recorder

Good value

Lack of component outputs

For the cash, it's not a bad option for the bedroom, but it's not exactly trail-blazing

Mar, 2006

Expert review by: David Smith (

Philips DVDR3305 DVD recorder - Pocket-lint


With plenty of HOT deals floating around this Christmas, is it wise to opt for the cheapest model? We take a look at Philips' moderate offering hoping

Excellent recorded images; solid playback images

No progressive scan output; limited editing

Those on a budget should ignore the ultra cheapies and opt for a model like this, which combines value for money with genuine quality.

Dec, 2005

Consumer review by: UK Guest (

Fine when it works, shame that is not all the time, and it i


I bought one of these Philips DVDR3305/05 DVD recorders and have had a variety of reliability problems with it - recording problem...

Jul, 2006

Consumer review by: UK Guest (

Functionality OK, reliability poor


I have some of the same recording problems as other reviewers with the Philips DVDR3305/05 I bought: sometimes the machine locks u...

Jul, 2006

Consumer review by: UK Guest (

Don't buy it.


The painful slowness of this Philips DVDR3305/05 DVD player could just about be tolerated if it worked but half of the time it doe...

Jul, 2006

Consumer review by: UK Guest (

no problems here!


i decided to ignore all the bad reviews given on this Philips DVDR3305/05 DVD player as i have bought all my electricals with the ...

Jun, 2006

Consumer review by: UK Guest (

Randomly fails - just like their earlier model


About 2 years ago, I bought a Philips DVDR75, or rather 4 of them since 3 were returned faulty within 3 days. The 4th one worked M...

Mar, 2006

Consumer review by: UK Guest (

Records well, but editing problems


I've found the set up and recording to be excellent on this Philips DVDR3305/05 dvd recorder - using the manual to set up SCA...

Feb, 2006

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (

Philips DVDR3305


very satisfied with the DVD

Reviewer left no comment

Feb, 2006

Consumer review by: UK Guest (

Excellent DVD Recorder


This Philips DVDR3305/05 dvd recorder is an excellent piece of equipment. It does exactly what Philips claim it does, simply and e...

Dec, 2005

Product Specifications


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

General Features

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


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: No
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:DTS Decoder
Real Dolby:Dolby Digital