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Philips PET 710

alaTest has collected and analyzed 58 reviews of Philips PET 710. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other DVD Players for all reviews. Comments about the size and reliability are generally positive. The design and price also get good opinions.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other DVD Players the Philips PET 710 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 73/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Philips PET 710


alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Philips PET 710 from The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other DVD Players on People are impressed by the size and reliability. The usability and design also get good feedback.

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

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Jun, 2018

Consumer review ( review summary for Philips PET 710


alaTest has collected and analyzed 47 user reviews of Philips PET 710 from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other DVD Players on Views about the design and reliability are on the whole positive. The price and usability are also appreciated, but many are critical about the size.

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77% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Jun, 2018

Expert review by : Ross Catanzariti (

Philips PET710


The Philips PET710 is a compact portable DVD player that should appeal to people who travel frequently, but when it comes to the crunch, it's let down...

Relatively compact, good remote control, car holder

Below average sound and picture quality

The PET710 suffers from a lack of image and sound quality, although the car seat holder and the car charger adapter are handy for car travel.

Aug, 2005

Expert review by : Aalaap Ghag (

Philips PET710 Portable DVD Player


A coventional laptop-style portable DVD player that doesn't play DivX and takes more time to recharge than to actually play the movie.

Dec, 2005

Consumer review (

great dvd player


i use it to watch movies in my car with my girlfriend. ;) sounds good with "Virtual Surround" feature. i do not really use the battery so i can't comment on battery life. plays my dvd-videos and music that i burn. it's a great buy but a bit pricey when...

light, very sturdy construction, 2 headphone jacks, plays just about everything, remote, car adapter, overall quality

battery protrudes from rear in strange way and hard to lock it in, price

Jun, 2006

Consumer review (

Unless You Want to Waste Your Time & Money, Go On to the Next One


Bought the player as my first DVD portable player. Intermittent clacking noises occurred which I was initially concerned about but they came and went. They then got more pronounced. Once they became regular and ongoing, I called Philips to see if ...

None You would not otherwise see in any other model

Does not pick up where you left off in the Video. Major Shortcoming.

Jun, 2007

Consumer review (

Not Fair




Jan, 2007

Consumer review (

Oustanding value!


sturdy, great picture, long battery life


Feb, 2006

Product Specifications

Sit back, relax and immerse in movies on the go with the ultra cool and compact PET710 with 7-inch TFT LCD display. Enjoy your favorite DVD movies, savor your MP3-CD and CD music or playback your JPEG photos anytime, anyplace.


Audio D/A Converter (DAC):24-bit/192kHz
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):62

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Stereo


Battery life (max):2.5
Battery recharge time:3
Compatible battery technologies:Lithium-ion
Run Time (Up To):2.5hour(s)

Dimensions & Weight



Aspect Ratio:4:3, 16:9
Contrast ratio (typical):250:1
Display brightness:400
Display Diagonal:7
Display Resolution:480 x 234
Pixel Pitch:0.00421 x 0.0146
Response Time:30

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:7in
Diagonal Size (metric):17.8cm
Type:LCD display


Form Factor:Portable
Media Load Type:Top-load
Media Type:CD / CD-R / CD-RW / DVD / DVD+R / DVD+RW / SVCD / Video CD/CD / CD-R / CD-RW / DVD / DVD+R / DVD+RW / Video CD
Search Speed:16x / 2x / 32x / 4x / 8x
Supported Digital Audio Standards:MP3
Type:DVD player

DVD Features

Picture Zoom: Yes
Picture Zoom Power:2x / 3x / 4x

Energy Management

Power consumption (typical):30


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Philips

Other Features

Bit rate:32-320 kbps(MP3)
Dimensions (WxDxH):7.48 x 6.1 x 1.18
Disc types supported:CD, CD-R, CD-RW
I/O ports:-Headphone: 3.5 mm x 2\n-Audio out (Digital): Coxial\n-Audio out (analogue): 3.5 mm,Audio (L / R) composite jack\n-Video out: 3.5 mm\n-DC in: 9 V
Output Power:10 mW RMS (earphone), 250 mW RMS (speakers)

Packaging Data

Package dimensions (WxDxH):15.9 x 2.99 x 8.07


Power consumption (typical):30


Disc types supported:CD,CD-R,CD-RW


Video D/A Converter (DAC):12-Bit/54MHz

Video Output

Analog Video Signal:Composite video

Weight & Dimensions