Disney in America has announced two portable DVD players targeted at children. The personal DVD player will measure 3.5in and be available in different character themed designs including Disney Princess (pictured), Mickey, Power Rangers and other main characters from the Disney World.

The player will be able to DVDs, CDs and even MP3 discs as well as display photos on a standard CD photo disc. A larger 7-inch version of the handheld with an open-and-close clamshell lid is meant for family use, the company said.

The players will begin shipping in the US this month and cost around $129.99 (£75) for the 3.5in model. The company has also produced a 7in version with a clamshell design. This will be sell for around $199.99 (£100).

The player is expected to ship with a DVD of some Disney TV shows included in the box such as "Phil of the Future," "Brandy & Mr. Whiskers" and "Proud Family," the company said.