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Philips DVP520

Philips DVP520
alaScore 75

55 reviews

Dec, 2016

  • No negative mentions yet

alaTest has collected and analyzed 55 reviews of Philips DVP520. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other DVD Players for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size and design. The usability and price are also mentioned favorably.

price, usability, design, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other DVD Players the Philips DVP520 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 32 user reviews of Philips DVP520 from The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other DVD Players on People really like the design. The usability also gets good feedback.

price, usability, design

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips DVP 520 Multi Region capable DVD PlayerPhilips DVP 520 Multi Region capable DVD Player

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: ellio128 (

one of the best


I use a Philips DVP 520 DVD player to feed my home theatre projector. Great colour and definition. Now discontinued -but good valu...

Apr, 2007

Consumer review by: UK Guest (

Great Value for Money


Bought the Philips DVP-520, super-fast delivery - next day. Great product, plays everything I've tried. One review said that on th...

Aug, 2005

Consumer review by: UK Guest (

Excellent value for money


I am very pleased with the Philips DVP 520 DVD player that I've recently purchased. Delivery time was prompt - which is typical of...

Apr, 2005

Consumer review by: UK Guest (



Anyone looking for a top-notch and cost effective DVD player, look no further, you've found it!!: It's the PHILIPS DVP 520 Multi R...

Apr, 2005

Consumer review by: UK Guest (

5 star player


The Philips DVP 520 multi-region capable DVD player is a superb player. Plugged it in via SCART, changed the region to zero (multi...

Feb, 2005

Consumer review by: UK Guest (



Have to say, for the money this Philips DVP 520 multi-region capable DVD player is outstanding. Set up took no time at all. The pl...

Jan, 2005

Consumer review by: UK Guest (

Region free ? - Not out of the box.


I bought this Philips DVP 520 multi-region capable DVD player as a Christmas present for my parents. Although I have not tried sev...

Dec, 2004

Product Specifications


BD Live: No
DLNA certified: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): No
IPTV (Internet Protocol Television): No
Progressive Scan: No
Show View: No
Video-on-Demand (VoD): 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
USB Interface: No
W-LAN Connection: No
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

1080p Upscaling: No
3D: No
DVD Player / Recorder:DVD Player
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: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


DTS Decoder: No
Real Dolby: No