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Philips PET940

Philips PET940
alaScore 80

15 reviews

Mar, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 reviews of Philips PET940. 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. Reviews about the reliability and price are on the whole positive, whereas there are some critical opinions about the size.

usability, price, reliability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other DVD Players the Philips PET940 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of Philips PET940 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 Reviewers are impressed by the price. The usability is also mentioned favorably.

usability, price

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

This summary is based on the product: Philips PET940 PET940/05 9" Portable DVD Player with DivX Playback, USB Port and Executive Leather Finish on Lid

Mar, 2015

Expert review by: Stuart Miles (

Philips PET940 portable DVD player review


Still watch DVDs? Haven't gone completely download only? Then good, as Philips is hoping its latest portable DVD player will offer you the chance to watch your favourite movies on the go, but does it? We get watching to find out. The Philips PET940...

Twin headphones, DivX support

Large and bulky, clamshell

Clamshell portable DVD players are so old hat and the Philips PET940 is clearly that

Sep, 2008

Expert review by: Danny Phillips (

Philips PET940 Portable DVD Player


Philips' PET940 DVD player nails the design, but the screen is a bit of a let down.

Thankfully, Philips has integrated the battery into the unit, which means you don’t have a heavy hunk of hardware hanging off the back like the portables of yesteryear, plus it keeps the overall weight to a manageable 1.98kg. Fully charged the battery...

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: john (

Philips PET940


Nice Big Screen That Plays Every Format

It Leaves An Icon On The Screen When You Zoom In

Product Specifications


BD Live: No
DLNA certified: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): No
IPTV (Internet Protocol Television): No
Progressive Scan: No
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
UPnP: No
USB Interface: Yes
W-LAN Connection: No
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

1080p Upscaling: No
3D: No
DVD Player / Recorder:DVD Player
Integrated VCR: No
Static / Portable:Portable
Table / Portable:Portable


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: 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


DTS Decoder: No
Real Dolby:Dolby Digital Plus