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33 reviews

May, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 33 reviews of PHILIPS PET730. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other DVD Players for all reviews. Reviewers really like the usability and price.

design, price, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other DVD Players the PHILIPS PET730 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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Philips PET730 Portable DVD Player overview



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Duel screen dvd player


We bought this product about 7 months ago. It came with two screens and it had two mounts for the car seat that were just plastic clips. Within a month the first clip broke and within two months the second clip had broke. A few months after that I went...

Two screens and a remote control

Clips for hanging broke easily and dvd player stopped playing discs shortly after purchase

Oct, 2008

Consumer review (

My PET(730) portable dvd player


I decided to buy the Philips PET 730 as it was quite cheap and I didn't really need much more than a basic portable dvd player, and I will pleasantly suprised with the quality for what I considered a "budget" portable dvd player. The screen can of...

Good picture quality, cheap, looks stylish

Battery life is a bit short

Jan, 2008

Product Specifications

Watch DVD movies on the 7" color LCD display of the Philips PET730 with enhanced screen quality, thanks to Philips' Zero Bright Dot. Enjoy DivX, MPEG4 movies, MP3/WMA-CD music on the go. Comes with Smart Car Mount and USB connector. With DivX support, you are able to enjoy DivX encoded videos in the comfort of your living room. The DivX media format is an MPEG4-based video compression technology that enables you to save large files like movies, trailers and music videos on media like CD-R/RW, memory cards and DVD-video. DivX CDs can be played back on selected DVD players, DVD Recorders and Home Theater Systems.


Audio decoders:Dolby Digital
Built-in audio decoders:Dolby Digital
MP3 bit rates:32 - 320
RMS rated power:0.25 / 10
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):80
WMA bit rates:32 - 192

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Stereo


Run Time (Up To):3hour(s)


Color of product:Black

Dimensions & Weight


Disk Drive

Built-in hard drive: No


Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast ratio (typical):250:1
Display brightness:200
Display Diagonal:7
Display Resolution:480 x 234
Effective viewing area:6.07 x 3.41
Pixel Pitch:0.00421 x 0.0146
Response Time:30

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:7in
Diagonal Size (metric):17.8cm
Image Aspect Ratio:16:9
Type:LCD display


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

DVD Features

Picture Zoom: Yes

Energy Management

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:110-240
Car kit: Yes

File formats

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

Hard Drive

Built-in hard drive:N


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Philips

Logistics data

Master carton height:10 / 9.25
Master carton length:10.2 / 10.4
Master carton weight:0.321 / 20.1
Master carton width:16.9


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

Management Features

Handheld remote control: Yes

Other Features

AV input:Composite (CVBS) x1
AV output:Composite (CVBS) x1
Case or master carton quantity:3
Case or master carton weight:20.1
DC-in requirements:9V
Digital audio out:Coaxial (cinch)
Dimensions (WxDxH):7.6 x 1.3 x 6.69
Disc types supported:CD, DVD
Display viewable area (HxV):6.07 x 3.41
Display viewable area HxV:6.07 x 3.41
Earphone Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):76
Line-out Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):80
Master carton depth:10.2 / 10.4
Master carton height:10 / 9.25
Master carton width:16.9
Output Power:250mW / 250mW RMS(built-in speakers)
Remote Control Type:AY5507 slim remote
Smart car mount:1 pcs
Speakers Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):62

Packaging Data

Package depth:5.43
Package height:8.98
Package width:9.84

Ports & interfaces

Composite video in:1
Composite video out:1
DC-in jack: Yes
Digital audio coaxial out:1
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1 / 2
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


AC adapter included:Y
AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:110-240
Car kit:Y


Card reader integrated: No
Playback disc formats:CD audio, CD video, SVCD
Playback disc types:CD, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW
Recording disc types: No

Technical Details

CD player: Yes
CD-R playback: Yes
CD-RW playback: Yes
Device type:Player
Display resolution (numeric):480
Form Factor:Portable
Gross weight of outer carton:7.45
Gross weight outer carton:7.45
Master carton depth:10.2 / 10.4
Master carton weight:0.321 / 20.1
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:DEU, ENG, ESP, FRE
Playback mode:Fast forward, Fast reverse, Repeat, Shuffle, Slow, Zoom
Playback Modes:Fast forward, Fast reverse, Repeat, Shuffle, Slow, Zoom
Shock proof: Yes
Tare weight outer carton:4.45
Video playback: Yes
Voice recording: No


Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL

Weight & Dimensions

Weight:0.0300 / 30