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Philips DVP720SA

Philips DVP720SA
alaScore 75

34 reviews

Dec, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 34 reviews of Philips DVP720SA. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other DVD Players for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design. The usability is also mentioned favorably. There are some critical reviews about the size and reliability.

price, usability, design

reliability, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other DVD Players the Philips DVP720SA is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 user reviews of Philips DVP720SA from The average user rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other DVD Players on Reviewers are impressed by the usability. The price is also appreciated, whereas the size and reliability get critical comments.

price, usability

reliability, size

50% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips DVP 720SA DivX Multi Region Capable DVD PlayerPhilips DVP 720SA DivX Multi Region Capable DVD Player

Dec, 2018

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Philips DVP720SA


Philips develops and manufactures innovative products for all your hi-tech entertainment needs ? home, car audio, multimedia and DJ equipment. By combining cutting-edge technology with sophisticated design, these products can transport you to a world...

The player is priced at around €220.00. A very good choice for someone who wants an affordable SACD and DivX player.

Jul, 2004

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Disappointing and buggy...


Picked one of these Philips DVP 720SA DVD players up on sale from another vendor and just RMA'd it. Had the same sound disappearin...

Jul, 2005

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Make sure you update the Firmware!!


It would no...

Jul, 2005

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Beware this machine


I've had two of these Philips DVP 720SA Div X multi-region capable DVD players and both have been faulty. After anything from a mi...

Feb, 2005

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Do NOT purchase if you use multi angle discs


Please note the Philips DVP 720SA Div X multi-region capable DVD player has a permanent and non-removable angle indicator icon per...

Dec, 2004

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SUPERB Player: Will Play ANYTHING You Care to Throw At!!!!


This Philips DVP 720SA Div X multi-region capable DVD player is perhaps the best you can ever get in term of playability. It plays...

Dec, 2004

Product Specifications


Audio D/A Converter (DAC):24-bit/192kHz
Audio decoders:Dolby Digital
Audio dynamic range DVD:100
Built-in audio decoders:Dolby Digital
Crosstalk (1kHz):105
Distortion and noise (1kHz):90
Dynamic range (1kHz):97
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):110


Aspect Ratio:4:3, 16:9
ID3 Tag display: Yes

Energy Management

Power consumption (standby):0.3
Power consumption (typical):14

Other Features

Dimensions (WxDxH):17.1 x 12.2 x 1.81
Disc types supported:CD
I/O ports:1 x Component video (Y, Pb, Pr) out;\n1 x SCART out;\n1 x S-Video (Hosiden) out;\n1 x CVBS (Yellow cinch);\n1 x optical;\n1 x coaxial;\n1 x Stereo line-out (white/red cinch);\n1 x Multi-channel out.
Power Requirements:110-240V, 50-60Hz

Packaging Data

Package depth:15.9
Package height:4.69
Package weight:0.123
Package width:19.7


Power consumption (standby):0.3
Power consumption (typical):14


Number of Discs:1
Number of disks:1

Technical Details



Progressive scan output: Yes
Video D/A Converter (DAC):12-bit/108MHz

Weight & Dimensions

Weight:0.0670 / 7.72