DVD players

Reviews & hands-on

  • Audio

    i-deko TV sound system hands-on

    By 3 May 2011

    The i-deko is a slick TV stand that doubles up as a speaker system, DVD player, radio and iPod dock and we managed to track it down at the Grand Designs Live show at Excel in London for a closer look. The product comes in two halves which fit together...

  • Audio 4 out of 5

    Philips Streamium MCi900 review

    By 18 November 2010

    The Philips Streamium MCi900 offers a huge range of features packed into a component style hi-fi system that promises to be “obsessed with sound”. Underlining the whole premise is a system that will ask you to part with £1000 of your hard earned...

  • Home Cinema 3 out of 5

    Toshiba SDP94DT review

    By 1 September 2010

    With the growing popularity of netbooks and portable video on smartphones, the portable DVD player has taken a back seat of late. Quite literally, with the humble portable DVD player now most often seen strapped to the back seats of cars full of kids....

  • Home Cinema 3.5 out of 5

    Panasonic DMR-XW380 Freeview HD DVD recorder review

    By 15 June 2010

    The recession is lingering and the demand for HD has never been higher. The perfect time, then for folk paying the likes of Sky and Virgin every month to ditch their expensive monthly subscription deals and save money by buying an all-new Freeview+HD...

  • Home Cinema 3.5 out of 5

    Sharp LC-22DV200E television review

    By 17 May 2010

    With the nation's bedrooms now one of the main battlegrounds for the major TV brands, there's a lot of competition to produce the perfect all-in-one space-saving screen. Sharp's 22DV200 makes a stab at upstairs elegance by packing some crucial features...

  • Home Cinema 3 out of 5

    Grundig GU22DVDBLK television review

    By 8 April 2010

    With the big brand's engineering talents usually confined to producing big, brash - and thoroughly expensive - flagship TVs, it's often worth poking around the more affordable brands if you're looking for the perfect "second" TV for a bedroom, kitchen...

  • Home Cinema 3.5 out of 5

    Pioneer HTP-SB300 soundbar speakers review

    By 19 March 2010

    As one of the only areas of the loudspeaker market making any money, it’s no surprise that Pioneer is dabbling in soundbar technology. These compact, space-saving systems have really caught consumers’ imagination, bringing high-quality home cinema...

  • Home Cinema 3.5 out of 5

    Epson EH-DM3 projector review

    By 25 January 2010

    For those who baulk at the idea of swapping their flatscreen TV for a projector, consider this - Epson's new EH-DM3 can project 300-inch images. At this price that's remarkable, but its lengthy feature-count doesn't stop there. Strapped with 10W stereo...

  • Home Cinema 4.5 out of 5

    Toshiba XDE-600 DVD player review

    By 20 October 2009

    Last year’s XDE-500, the first DVD player equipped with Toshiba’s eXtended Detail Enhancement (XDE) technology, certainly took upscaled picture quality to new heights, but a replacement for high-def it was not. Since then Toshiba has announced plans...

  • Home Cinema 4 out of 5

    Philips PET744 portable DVD player review

    By 26 August 2009

    You'd think that portable DVD players were something of a dying breed, but the sheer convenience of being able to watch DVDs wherever you like keeps this segment of the market alive. Especially if you've got kids. The Philips PET744 is a clamshell design...

  • Home Cinema 4 out of 5

    LG DP391B portable DVD player review

    By 3 September 2008

    Portable DVD players are in an awkward place with the ascent of an increasing number of portable media players, leading to an increasing emphasis on design and usability. We take a look at LG’s latest offering. The LG DP391B moves away from the clamshell...

  • Home Cinema 3.5 out of 5

    Philips DCP951 portable DVD player review

    By 14 August 2008

    Like your movies on the go? Then Philips believes it has the answer with the Philips DCP951, a tablet designed portable DVD player with a sliding iPod cradle. So will it entertain you on the go? We get watching to find out. The Philips DCP951 is top of...