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Philips DVP3982

Philips DVP3982
alaScore 77

92 reviews

Dec, 2014

  • No negative mentions yet

alaTest has collected and analyzed 92 reviews of Philips DVP3982. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other DVD Players for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design. The usability also gets good feedback, but there are some critical reviews about the reliability. Reviews are divided on the size.

price, usability, design


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other DVD Players the Philips DVP3982 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 47 user reviews of Philips DVP3982 from The average user rating for this product is 2.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other DVD Players on People are impressed by the usability. The design also gets good comments, whereas many are less positive about the reliability.

price, design, usability


40% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Philips DVP3982 1080p HDMI DVD Player

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Plays .avi's


Get em while you can. They're not making DVD players that play .avi's any more.

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can't beat this deal Quality and value


Product is as discribed


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Can't read of DVD-R or DVD+R it not work with media DVD

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All that you'd expect for a low price.


I actually use this DVD player to play my CD's, since you can't buy many single-disc CD players anymore. For the price, the player does fine. However, when a song isn't playing, I can hear the motor in the player running from up to six feet away, which...

Attractive Design","Compact","Consistent Performance","Easy To Set Up","Easy To Use","High Quality Picture

Flimsy Construction","Internal motor is loud

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good product


easy set up good picture

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Solid product that works as advertised


I was hesitant to by a refurbished product but in this case i'm glad I did. It is a great product that works quite well.

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Unbelievable Value


Perfect for my porch 5.1 system. Use primarily for MP3 but also excellent video. Really don't need top end video here, anyway. I honestly can't understand how they

Attractive Design","Compact","Easy To Use

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Budget DVD Player


First, it does not have different buttons for both 'scan' and 'next chapter' on the remote. This basically means that you are always fast forwarding, because for some reason skipping chapters doesn't really register well with the unit.

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Decent buy


It's a DVD player. Reviews online gave it a poor review but I haven't had a problem yet. The remote control is cheaply made, but it seems to work so far. It played my HD DVD test disk perfectly combined with the AOC refurb i bought at the same time.

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cheap is good


Doesn't come with HDMI cable. Not really a con at this price.

Cheap and upconverting. Probably the cheapest upconverting DVD player you can find. Very thin

None at this price range

Product Specifications

Your dream player with flawless, true-to-life picture quality and the ability to play virtually any disc! The Philips DVD player delivers your movies and music entertainment experience.

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Stereo

CE System

Parental Lock: Yes

Dimensions & Weight



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

DVD Features

Picture Zoom: Yes


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Philips