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Samsung DVDS221 DVD Player

Samsung DVDS221 DVD Player
alaScore 71

84 reviews

Nov, 2019

alaTest has collected and analyzed 84 reviews of Samsung DVDS221 DVD Player. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other DVD Players for all reviews. People are impressed by the size and design. The usability and price are also appreciated, but many are less positive about the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other DVD Players the Samsung DVDS221 DVD Player is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 71/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Samsung DVDS221 DVD Player

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 64 user reviews of Samsung DVDS221 DVD Player from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other DVD Players on Amazon.com. Comments about the size and usability are on the whole positive. The design and price are also mentioned favorably. There are some critical opinions about the reliability.

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81% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Nov, 2019

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Unfortunately Somewhat Disappointed

 

The user-friendliness is pretty good. There are no confusing buttons or functions.

The screen has a green tint, which fades away sometime, while using the player.

Jan, 2004

Consumer review (shopping.com)

Unfortunately Somewhat Disappointed

 

Our DVD player also came as a free gift with a cell phone purchase. The remote works well and for the most part is is above expectations for a free DVD player. We liked it a lot better than our previous cheap cheap brand, but it has several downsides....

The user-friendliness is pretty good. There are no confusing buttons or functions

The screen has a green tint, which fades away sometime, while using the player

Jan, 2004

Consumer review (shopping.com)

The DVD S221: Decent, But with Constant (and Very Irksome!) Contrast Change Issues

 

In 2002, a member of the family got a new cell phone plan from Radio Shack. Of course, you're wondering what this has to do with the Samsung DVD S221. Well, with the purchase of cell phones at that time, was a promotion for a free DVD player with...

Nice appearance, no major problems

Ever-changing contrast issues, slow response time, remote control

Feb, 2003

Consumer review (shopping.com)

Good quality basic DVD player

 

My first DVD player was a Shinco brand that I had bought from Hong Kong. The main reason I had bought that was for the mp3 support, a rare finding a few years back on a DVD player. But since then, the laser has died and is unable to play DVDs and thus,...

Good quality DVD player, cheap price

Not many fancy features, no ID3 tag support for mp3

Feb, 2003

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Good quality basic DVD player

 

My first DVD player was a Shinco brand that I had bought from Hong Kong. The main reason I had bought that was for the mp3 support, a rare finding a few years back on a DVD player. But since then, the laser has died and is unable to play DVDs and...

Good quality DVD player, cheap price

Not many fancy features, no ID3 tag support for mp3

Feb, 2003

Consumer review (shopping.com)

Good DVD player for the money

 

Overall, this is a good player for the money. I won't re-hash all the specs. This player supports a wide range of compatible formats including DVD, VCD, SVCD, MP3, CDR, CD-RW, etc. It will also play most DVD-R and DVD-RW discs. It is a handsome DVD...

Supports many formats, low price

Has trouble with some VCD's and SVCD's, noisy drive mechanism

Jan, 2003

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Good DVD player for the money

 

Overall, this is a good player for the money. I won't re-hash all the specs. This player supports a wide range of compatible formats including DVD, VCD, SVCD, MP3, CDR, CD-RW, etc. It will also play most DVD-R and DVD-RW discs. It is a handsome DVD...

Supports many formats, low price

Has trouble with some VCD's and SVCD's, noisy drive mechanism.

Jan, 2003

Consumer review (shopping.com)

Mid-to-Low-End but Silver and stacked with Stuff!

 

I got this DVD player a few months ago mostly because it was under $100 and had lots of features. It has all the outputs you could want, composite, s-video, component, digital audio. I have an older TV that only accepts composite video, but eventually...

Looks cool, lots of features for a low-end unit

Kinda slow to startup, remote is not that sensitive

Nov, 2002

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Mid-to-Low-End but Silver and stacked with Stuff!

 

I got this DVD player a few months ago mostly because it was under $100 and had lots of features. It has all the outputs you could want, composite, s-video, component, digital audio. I have an older TV that only accepts composite video, but...

Looks cool, lots of features for a low-end unit

Kinda slow to startup, remote is not that sensitive

Nov, 2002

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Samsung DVD-S221 DVD Player

 

Price.

MP3 playback is unreliable.Remote control is garbage.

Nov, 2002
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