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Samsung DVD P401

Samsung DVD P401
alaScore 69

20 reviews

Jul, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 20 reviews of Samsung DVD P401. 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.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other DVD Players the Samsung DVD P401 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 69/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 user reviews of Samsung DVD P401 from The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other DVD Players on

71% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2018

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Samsung DVD-P401 DVD Player Review


Progressive scan is the yard stick by which all DVD players are now competing and relates to the level of quality in the final TV-bound image.

You can be the judge of whether or not this player is a worthy choice. I think the sporadic pixelization problem is something of minor concern. It's pretty obvious to me when I compare the P401 with my Toshiba SD-2150 that it's a problem with the...

Oct, 2001

Consumer review (

progressive dvd player on the cheap


The specifications for this DVD player are wrong on this web site. This player DOES support progressive-scan output. There is a little switch you flip in the back used to enable this.

price ; progressive

load times ; mp3 interface isn't

Jan, 2002

Consumer review (

progressive dvd player on the cheap


price ; progressive

load times ; mp3 interface isn't

Jan, 2002

Product Specifications

With 3:2 pulldown progressive scan, component video output and advanced 10-bit video DAC, the Samsung DVDP401 is an enhancement to any home theater system. The DVDP401 has a dual laser diode optical pickup system, is CD-R compatible and has the Spatializer N-2-2 simulated 3D sound through your television speakers. The 2x audio playback allows the user to hear the soundtrack even when the video is playing at twice the normal speed.

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Surround Sound Effects:Spatializer N-2-2 Virtual Surround

Dimensions & Weight



Form Factor:Tabletop
Media Load Type:Tray
Media Type:CD / CD-R / DVD
Type:DVD player

DVD Features

Picture Zoom Power:2x / 4x


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Samsung DVD



Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty