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Sony DVP FX720

Sony DVP FX720
alaScore 84

142 reviews

Oct, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 142 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 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( 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 4.0/5 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 Player

Oct, 2018

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 (

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 (

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

Product Specifications


Audio D/A Converter (DAC):24-bit/96kHz


Battery life (max):5
Compatible battery technologies:Lithium-Ion Polymer


Color of product:White


Display Diagonal:7

Energy Management

Power consumption (typical):19


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

Management Features

Handheld remote control: Yes

Other Features

Dimensions (WxDxH):7.48 x 1.24 x 5.89
Disc types supported:CD-R, CD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD-RW DL
Playback formats:JPEG, VCD
Power Requirements:9.5 V / DC 9.5V
Remote Control Type:RMT-D183

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) out:1
Headphone outputs:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Power consumption (typical):19


HD-DVD playback: Yes

Technical Details

Device type:Player
DVD region code:2
MP3 playback: Yes
S-Video out: No
Screen saving functions: Yes
Shock proof: Yes


Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL
Video D/A Converter (DAC):12-bit/108MHz

Weight & Dimensions