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Philips DVP720SA

Philips DVP720SA
alaScore 73

36 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 36 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the design and usability, but there are some critical opinions about the size.

value for money, usability, design


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other DVD Players the Philips DVP720SA is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 73/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 36 reviews)

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Philips DVP720SA


Philips develops and manufactures innovative products for all your hi-tech entertainment needs ? home, car audio, multimedia and DJ equipment. By combining cutting-edge technology with sophisticated design, these products can transport you to a world...

The player is priced at around €220.00. A very good choice for someone who wants an affordable SACD and DivX player.

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Amazon review summary for Philips DVP720SA


alaTest has collected and analysed 15 user reviews of Philips DVP720SA from The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other DVD Players on

value for money

53% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips DVP 720SA DivX Multi Region Capable DVD PlayerPhilips DVP 720SA DivX Multi Region Capable DVD Player

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Disappointing and buggy...


Picked one of these Philips DVP 720SA DVD players up on sale from another vendor and just RMA'd it. Had the same sound disappearin...


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Make sure you update the Firmware!!


It would no...

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Beware this machine


I've had two of these Philips DVP 720SA Div X multi-region capable DVD players and both have been faulty. After anything from a mi...

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Do NOT purchase if you use multi angle discs


Please note the Philips DVP 720SA Div X multi-region capable DVD player has a permanent and non-removable angle indicator icon per...

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SUPERB Player: Will Play ANYTHING You Care to Throw At!!!!


This Philips DVP 720SA Div X multi-region capable DVD player is perhaps the best you can ever get in term of playability. It plays...

Product Specifications


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


DTS Decoder:DTS Decoder
Real Dolby:Dolby Digital