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Philips PET 744

Philips PET 744
alaScore 84

16 reviews

May, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 reviews of Philips PET 744. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other DVD Players for all reviews. Reviewers really like the price and size. The design and usability also get good opinions. There are some mixed opinions about the reliability.

usability, design, size, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other DVD Players the Philips PET 744 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 user reviews of Philips PET 744 from The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other DVD Players on People really like the price. The size is also appreciated, whereas there are some mixed views about the reliability.

usability, size, price

80% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips PET744/05 7-inch Portable DVD Player - BlackPhilips PET744/05 7-inch Portable DVD Player - Black

May, 2018

Expert review by : Chris Hall (

Philips PET744 portable DVD player


You'd think that portable DVD players were something of a dying breed, but the sheer convenience of being able to watch DVDs wherever you like keeps this segment of the market alive. Especially if you've got kids. Whilst we aren't entirely sold on the...

Swivel screen mount, car kit included, 6 hours battery life, anti-glare screen

Build quality not brilliant, limited file support

Whilst we aren't entirely sold on the build quality, we like the practicality of the swivel screen design and the considerate steps taken by Philips to make the PET744 user friendly. Supplying the car kit in the box, a remote, and two headphone sockets...

Aug, 2009


Expert review by : Danny Phillips (

Philips PET744 Portable DVD Player


Some say that portable DVD decks are a dying breed, but if they're as good the Philips PET744 they'll be around for years.

Some say that portable DVD decks are on their last legs due to the prevalence of hard-disk portable media players, but if companies like Philips keep making disc spinners as good as this they'll be around for years to come.

Aug, 2009

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Philips PET744 Portable DVD Player overview



Product Specifications


MP3 bit rates:32 - 320
RMS rated power:0.25 / 5
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):80
WMA bit rates:32 - 192


Battery life (max):6


Color of product:Black, Silver


Contrast ratio (typical):250:1
Display brightness:200
Display Diagonal:7
Display Resolution:800 x 480
Effective viewing area:6.07 x 3.41
Response Time:30

File formats

Audio formats supported:MP3, WMA
Video compression format:DIVX, MPEG4
Video formats supported:Divx,MPEG4

Logistics data

Master carton height:9.57
Master carton length:10.4
Master carton weight:0.145
Master carton width:10 / 8.86


Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes

Other Features

AV output:Composite (CVBS) x1
Case or master carton quantity:3
Case or master carton weight:9.08
DC-in requirements:9V, 1.5A
Disc types supported:CD, DVD
Earphone Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):76
Line-out Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):80
Master carton depth:10.4
Master carton height:9.57
Master carton width:10 / 8.86
Power Requirements:110-240V, 50Hz
Remote Control Type:AY5509
Speakers Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):62

Packaging Data

Package depth:2.76
Package height:10
Package width:9.25

Ports & interfaces

Composite video out:1
DC-in jack: Yes
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Technical Details

Device type:Player
Master carton depth:10.4
Master carton weight:0.145
Shock proof: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Weight:0.0293 / 29.3