While many people turn to their smartphones and tablets for entertainment these days, there are much better ways to watch you favorite shows while on the road. We are talking here about portable DVD players, the go-to device for anyone who wishes to see a movie while being away from home. These devices are designed to provide you with great image quality and a very long running time on a single charge.
Unlike most other portable devices, portable DVD players also built in a similar fashion to standard DVD players, with the notion that they’re portable and lightweight. Let us then find out what are the ten best portable DVD players on the market today.
10DBPOWER 10.5″ Portable DVD Player
This is a very interesting 10-inch device, designed to play directly from not only DVDs but USB and SD cards as well. Convenient and flexible, it can rotate at a full 270 degrees in any direction without affecting the visibility angle in any way. It also lasts for more than three hours when used intensely while its shock resistant build ensures that it won’t get damaged from regular use.
9Philips PET741M/37 Portable DVD Player
The PET741M/37 portable DVD player from Philips features built-in stereo speakers that can get quite loud if needed without any distortion whatsoever. As for the screen, it is a 7″ display with TFT color capabilities and a 16:9 widescreen format that will enable you to see movies the way they were intended to be played. We should also point out that it can play almost any format from P3-CDs, regular CDs, and CD-RW discs.
8Sony DVP-FX980 9-Inch Portable DVD Player
Sony’s DVD-FX980 portable DVD player features a 9-inch HD widescreen monitor, a USB port, a 4-hour rechargeable battery, a flip screen, a car adapter, a built-in headphone jack, and an overall sturdy construction that will enable you to take the device with you virtually anywhere. It can also be easily recharged at any standard AC 120/230 V outlet with the guarantee that it will only take about 20 minutes for a full charge.
7Sylvania SDVD1048 10-Inch Portable DVD Player
This particular DVD player comes with not only a carrying bag for greater portability but with a car mounting kit as well. This way, you can attach it to the back seat of a car to transform the device into a car tv. As for its capabilities, this DVD player uses a swivel 10″ screen, easy to operate interface, and a 5-hour rechargeable battery that will guarantee that you’ll be able to watch at least two movies before recharging it.
6Philips PD9000/37 9-Inch LCD Portable DVD Player
A high-end DVD player by almost all standards, the PD9000/37 from Philips is equipped with a multitude of useful features including AC adapters, car adapters, AV cables, and a lot more. It also comes with a 9″ TFT LCD screen capable of reproducing HD images in a crystal-clear fashion. Speaking of which, it comes with DivX support along with the capability to play DVDs and CDs of any kind.
5Sylvania SDVD1332 13.3-Inch Swivel Screen Portable DVD Player
Swivel screens are to be expected from high-end portable DVD players these days and if they’re sizeable ones then even better. Such is the case with Sylvania’s SDVD1332 which comes equipped with a 13.3-inch swivel screen which when combined with a USB/SD card reader, DVD +-R/RW, CD-R/RW, MP3, Jpeg capabilities, and an 180-degree/lying flat display, make this particular portable DVD player?one of the best money can buy.
4Sylvania SDVD7027 7-Inch Portable DVD Player
Do not be fooled by it’s colorful design, this portable DVD player from Sylvania is as good as they get. It features a widescreen color 7″ TFT LCD display that swivels up to 180 degrees, an SD memory card slot, and a multitude of other interesting features. Among them, an AC power adapter, car adapter, A/V cable, a carrying bag, a remote control, and a rechargeable lithium-polymer battery that will last you up to 5 hours per charge.
3Sony DVP-FX930 9-Inch Portable DVD Player
Sony’s DVP-FX930 is one of the few portable DVD players with dual sensors that let you operate the device from multiple angles via a remote control. This remote control will enable you to tweak all the device’s capabilities according to your needs, not to say that its easy-to-access touch keys would be difficult to operate in any way. This device stands out from the rest not only due to its accessibility but also due to the fact that it has a 6-hour battery life, which is a lot more than you would normally expect from such a device.
2Sylvania Portable DVD Player
Equipped among others with car straps, an AC power adapter, a car adapter, an A/V cable, a carrying bag, a remote control, and stereo headphones, this portable DVD player from Sylvania features virtually everything you need to get it running under any circumstances. It also uses a rechargeable lithium-polymer battery and built-in stereo speakers, an SD memory card slot, and a widescreen 7″ TFT LCD display that swivels up to 180 degrees.
1Sylvania 9-Inch Swivel Screen Portable DVD/CD/MP3 Player
Sylvania is well-known for making some of the best portable DVD players on the market and this particular one is no different. It includes stereo earphones, a remote control, stereo audio output of a crystal-clear quality, and AC/car adapter, and a built-in Anti-Shock feature that protects the device against potential shock damage. It will also last you 5 hours on a single charge while playing virtually any media format out there.