Visit our Business Solutions website >>

Sony DVP FX720

Sony DVP FX720
alaScore 82

159 reviews

Nov, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 159 reviews of Sony DVP FX720. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, 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 Sony DVP FX720 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 159 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  


Below is a list of reviews for this or similar products. If you think this grouping is wrong please click here to flag.
Read more on our FAQ’s page.
Showing 1 - 92 of 92 Show Reviews: in English | in other languages (67)

Consumer review by: ( review summary for Sony DVP FX720


alaTest has collected and analyzed 87 user reviews of Sony DVP FX720 from The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other DVD Players on

92% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony DVPFX720W - 7" Portable DVD PlayerSony DVPFX720W - 7" Portable DVD PlayerSony DVPFX720 Portable DVD player - Red

Nov, 2015

Expert review by: Campbell Simpson (

Sony DVP-FX720


The DVP-FX720 is the latest portable DVD offering from Sony, and has a good range of input and output options at a very competitive price. Though it d...

Good price, multiple audio-out options, USB input

Inbuilt speakers sound dull

A competent, well-priced mid-range player with a simple interface and good screen, hampered by poor speakers.

Mar, 2008

Expert review by: Pam Carroll (

Sony DVP-FX720W


The FX720 has its limitations, but for the price, it does what it is designed to do well enough.

Handles DivX, MP3 and JPEG file formats as well as DVDs ; Play files from USB port or disc drive ; Accurate colours

Image quality suffers from grid lines ; Can only play DivX files from disc drive, not USB

All up, the FX720 has its limitations, but for the price, it does what it is designed to do well enough. Depending on your needs, its USB port for playing music and pictures, plus its DivX capabilities may be enough to compensate for what it lacks in...

Feb, 2008

Consumer review by: Matt (

Sony DVP-FX720W


A good quality product that supports a wide amount of different formats including DivX

Good quality, good picture + the video in-out which make it very versitile. Works great to watch photos directly from my DSLR Nikon D80

Region locked, can't find any info on how to unlock it, how stupid is it to make a "travel DVD player" that you can't unlock? And the poor speaker sound

Aug, 2008

Consumer review by: Ian (

Sony DVP-FX720W


A good quality product well made and easy to use.

Good picture quality, easy to use, good sound quality through headphones. Very useful USB input and Video in and out was actually the reason i bought it

Very poor sound quality from speakers, in fact it is so bad that they cant be used. I initially thought it was a fault with my unit but when I tried the rest in the shop they were all just as bad ; There is no ability to manage the sound quality by way...

Aug, 2008

Consumer review by: Purchaser (

Sony DVP FX720


I bought the product for my daughter for her to take on a trip overseas with some videos which she enjoys watching ; She now takes it on the bus watches it in bed even though she has got a digital T.V. It was an extremely good purchase.The battery life...

Nothing bad to say

Apr, 2010

Product Specifications


BD Live: No
DLNA certified: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): No
IPTV (Internet Protocol Television): No
Progressive Scan: No
Show View: No
Video-on-Demand (VoD): No


CI Plus: No
DVI Interface: No
Ethernet: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
Type of Memory Stick Interface : No
Type of SD Card Interface : No
USB Interface: Yes
W-LAN Connection: No
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

1080p Upscaling: No
3D: No
3D Ready: 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:DTS Decoder
Real Dolby:Dolby Digital