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Philips PET830

Philips PET830
alaScore 80

33 reviews

Aug, 2021

alaTest has collected and analyzed 33 reviews of Philips PET830. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other DVD Players for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size and price. The usability and design are also appreciated.

design, usability, price, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other DVD Players the Philips PET830 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Philips PET830


alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 user reviews of Philips PET830 from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other DVD Players on People are impressed by the price and size. The usability and design are also appreciated.

design, usability, size, price

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

Aug, 2021

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (

Philips PET830 review


Design features a slot-loading mechanism, making changing discs on the move less of a chore

All round good performance, realistic, superior colours and better off centre performance than any rival.

Battery pack only offers three hours playback, and no resume function

Impressive large-screen picture and good sound.

Jun, 2007

Expert review by : Stephen Patrick (

Philips PET830 portable DVD player


Portable DVD players come in all shapes and sizes but this Philips player has to be one of the more funky designs. Instead of a laptop-style design, this is more like a tablet that you hold in your hands. The high-gloss finish means it's quickly...

Big screen, supports wide number of formats

Average battery life

The Philips PET830 Portable DVD player can handle a wide variety of formats, either from disc of USB memory stick and while the battery life isn't as good as we'd like, it's more than usable, making this an enjoyable device to use.

Jun, 2008

Consumer review (

The Portable Pet


Passengers occupied during long trips. Philips claims that this will fit any make of car except a Volvo. Apart from standard DVD playback, the PET830 also supports DivX, MPEG 4, MP3, and WMA formats. You can play compressed video files from a DVD or...

Useful if you really need one

Do you really need one

Apr, 2009

Consumer review (

Philips PET830


DVD / DivX player from Philips allows you to watch your favourite films and listen to your favourite music, with optimal image quality guaranteed by Zero Bright Dot and an anti-reflective screen. Thanks to the PET830 you can play DVDs as well as DivX,...



Jan, 2009

Consumer review (

Impressive Large Screen Picture - Good Sound


This unit of Philips 8.5in consists of a muggy in an elegant style Tablet PC chassis, which is more expensive look and feel what it really is. The model includes a drop-down menu stand for desktop computers, and a holder for the head in the...

better performance than any rival

can't resume and only can playback for 3 hours

Dec, 2008

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