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#1

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Overall BVR Rating
Based on 385 reviews
Performance

10.0

Created with Raphaël 2.1.210.0010
Controls and Functionality

9.8

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.8010
Build and Design

9.9

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.9010
Battery Life

9.6

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.6010

Pros

  • Built-in 3000mAh high-capacity rechargeable lithium battery offers a long-lasting run time of up to 5 hours
  • Featured with 270° rotation with 180° flip function that offers great viewing experience and easy positioning
  • Built-in dual speakers offer high-quality audio output

Cons

  • Slow loading capacity
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#2

Image of DBPOWER 11.5" Portable DVD...: Bestviewsreviews
Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.7010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 5010 reviews
Performance

9.9

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.9010
Controls and Functionality

9.6

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.6010
Build and Design

9.7

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.7010
Battery Life

9.3

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.3010

Pros

  • Built-in 5-hours rechargeable lithium battery gives you a long-lasting and pleasing experience without being interrupted
  • The DVD player can be easily hung on your car so that you can watch your favorite videos during the long time car trip
  • Featured with 270° rotation with 180° flip function that offers great viewing experience and easy positioning

Cons

  • Inferior quality remote
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#3

Image of HDJUNTUNKOR Portable DVD...: Bestviewsreviews
Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.6010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 1080 reviews
Performance

9.9

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.9010
Controls and Functionality

9.7

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.7010
Build and Design

9.8

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.8010
Battery Life

9.6

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.6010

Pros

  • The portable DVD can be easily connected to your TV unit for larger viewing experience
  • Built-in break-point memory function allows any video to begin where you left off the last time
  • Features 10.1 inches 1024 x 600 eye-protective LCD swivel screen for great viewing experience

Cons

  • Inferior quality remote control

Feature wise top Portable DVD Players

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#4

Image of WONNIE 10.5" Dual Portable...: Bestviewsreviews
Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.5010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 200 reviews
Performance

9.8

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.8010
Controls and Functionality

9.8

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.8010
Build and Design

9.8

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.8010
Battery Life

9.5

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.5010

Pros

  • Built-in dual speakers offer high-quality audio output and can also be connected to an external speaker
  • Comes with two mounting brackets and two headrest straps that helps to easily mount the DVD into the backseat of your car
  • Built-in break-point memory function allows any video to begin where you left off the last time

Cons

  • Dim picture quality
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#5

Image of DR. J 12.5" Portable Car...: Bestviewsreviews
Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.4010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 544 reviews
Performance

9.7

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.7010
Controls and Functionality

9.5

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.5010
Build and Design

9.7

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.7010
Battery Life

9.2

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.2010

Pros

  • Featured with 270° rotation with 180° flip function that offers great viewing experience and easy positioning
  • Built-in 3000mAh high-capacity rechargeable lithium battery offers a long-lasting run time of up to 5 hours
  • Comes in-built with dual speakers that offers high-quality audio output

Cons

  • Slow loading capacity
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#6

Image of WONNIE 10.5'' Car Dual DVD...: Bestviewsreviews
Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.3010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 433 reviews
Performance

9.7

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.7010
Controls and Functionality

9.5

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.5010
Build and Design

9.6

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.6010
Battery Life

9.0

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.0010

Pros

  • Built-in break-point memory function allows any video to begin where you left off the last time
  • Comes with two mounting brackets and two headrest straps that helps to easily mount the DVD into the backseat of your car
  • Built-in dual speakers offer high-quality audio output and can also be connected to an external speaker

Cons

  • Average picture quality
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#7

Image of DBPOWER 11.5" Portable DVD...: Bestviewsreviews
Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.2010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 449 reviews
Performance

9.0

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.0010
Controls and Functionality

8.2

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.2010
Build and Design

8.5

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.5010
Battery Life

8.7

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.7010

Pros

  • The DVD player can be easily hung on your car so that you can watch your favorite videos during the long time car trip
  • Featured with 270° rotation with 180° flip function that offers great viewing experience and easy positioning
  • Built-in 5-hours rechargeable lithium battery gives you a long-lasting and pleasing experience without being interrupted

Cons

  • Inferior quality remote
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#8

Image of UEME DVD Player Portable...: Bestviewsreviews
Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.1010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 271 reviews
Performance

9.3

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.3010
Controls and Functionality

8.8

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.8010
Build and Design

9.3

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.3010
Battery Life

8.5

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.5010

Pros

  • Comes with two adjustable straps with Velcro straps that makes easy inserting and removal of the DVD player
  • Built-in high capacity rechargeable lithium battery runs up to 5 hours in a single charge
  • The device has two built-in 1.5W speakers and two earphone jack for high-quality audio experience

Cons

  • Inferior quality forward button and menu button
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#9

Image of SUNPIN Portable DVD Player...: Bestviewsreviews
Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.0010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 111 reviews
Performance

9.4

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.4010
Controls and Functionality

9.2

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.2010
Build and Design

9.3

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.3010
Battery Life

8.9

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.9010

Pros

  • Built-in loud stereo sounds speakers and earphone jacks offer high-quality audio experience
  • Intuitive operating system makes it ideal companion for kids and the elderly
  • Built-in 5000mAh high-capacity rechargeable lithium battery offers a long-lasting run time of up to 6 hours

Cons

  • Average picture quality
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#10

Image of ZESTYI 11" Portable DVD...: Bestviewsreviews
Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.9010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 281 reviews
Performance

9.3

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.3010
Controls and Functionality

9.0

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.0010
Build and Design

9.2

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.2010
Battery Life

8.7

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.7010

Pros

  • Features swivel screen that can be rotated and folded for great viewing angle and storage
  • Shockproof and drop-proof build shields the device from accidental damage
  • Built-in break-point memory function allows any video to begin where you left off the last time

Cons

  • Average battery life
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#11

Image of SYNAGY 12" Portable DVD...: Bestviewsreviews
Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.8010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 325 reviews
Performance

9.1

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.1010
Controls and Functionality

9.0

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.0010
Build and Design

8.9

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.9010
Battery Life

8.6

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.6010

Pros

  • Built-in anti-shock function makes it convenient to use while driving
  • 180° flip-over function offers hand-free and convenient viewing angle
  • Built-in break-point memory function allows any video to begin where you left off the last time

Cons

  • Average sound quality
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#12

Image of WONNIE 9 inch Portable DVD...: Bestviewsreviews
Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.7010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 121 reviews
Performance

9.1

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.1010
Controls and Functionality

9.2

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.2010
Build and Design

9.1

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.1010
Battery Life

8.5

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.5010

Pros

  • Comes with two mounting brackets and two headrest straps that helps to easily mount the DVD into the backseat of your car
  • Built-in break-point memory function allows any video to begin where you left off the last time
  • Features dual speakers that offers high-quality audio output and can also be connected to an external speaker

Cons

  • Average build quality
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#13

Image of SUNPIN 11" Portable DVD...: Bestviewsreviews
Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.7010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 721 reviews
Performance

8.8

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.8010
Controls and Functionality

8.0

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.0010
Build and Design

8.5

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.5010
Battery Life

8.5

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.5010

Pros

  • Built-in 5000mAh high-capacity rechargeable lithium battery offers a long-lasting run time of up to 6 hours
  • Intuitive operating system makes it ideal companion for kids and the elderly
  • Built-in loud stereo sounds speakers and earphone jacks offer high-quality audio experience

Cons

  • Average picture quality
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#14

Image of Sylvania SDVD7046-Blue...: Bestviewsreviews
Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.6010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 321 reviews
Performance

9.1

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.1010
Controls and Functionality

8.0

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.0010
Build and Design

8.9

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.9010
Battery Life

7.8

Created with Raphaël 2.1.27.8010

Pros

  • Comes with a stylish integrated handle that makes it easy to carry around
  • Features 7inches widescreen with 16:9 TFT color display offers rich viewing experience
  • Built-in high-quality speakers offer stereo audio output

Cons

  • Inferior quality remote
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#15

Image of (Renewed) ONN ONA16AV009...: Bestviewsreviews
Created with Raphaël 2.1.27.9010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 133 reviews
Performance

8.1

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.1010
Controls and Functionality

7.9

Created with Raphaël 2.1.27.9010
Build and Design

7.9

Created with Raphaël 2.1.27.9010
Battery Life

7.5

Created with Raphaël 2.1.27.5010

Pros

  • Built-in anti-shock function makes it convenient to use while driving
  • 180° swivel LCD screen offers hand-free and convenient viewing angle
  • Built-in stereo speakers offer high-quality audio output

Cons

  • The motor makes a humming noise

Portable DVD Players Buying guide

Portable DVD players are entertainment essentials, that provides a great viewing experience for DVD produced audio and video files. The portable DVD player comes with an attached screen for convenient viewing and built-in speakers for sound clarity. Although some of them can play audio CD’s, the majority of them can play only DVD-format compatible entertainment. Portable DVD players are compact and lightweight allowing you to watch your favourite movies while on the go.  However, with each new model, the features vary and thus, choosing the right one becomes a confusing task.  Therefore, with our informative guide, we have tried to highlight some of the benefits of owning a DVD player. It also lists some of the factors you should consider before buying them. At the end of this guide, you will know what to look for and make a better purchase decision. 

Benefits of Portable DVD Players

Battery Life

This is the one major advantage of portable DVD players as most of them come with a rechargeable battery that lasts for up to 4 to 5 hours. Moreover, they have an additional battery backup of around 3-4 hours which allows you to enjoy uninterrupted movie experience while travelling.

Swivel Screen

Compared to smartphones, portable DVD players come with a large screen of around 10 inches and offer a 360-degree viewing experience. This makes this gadget quite popular among its users.

Audio and Video Output

The most common video outputs in a DVD player is the S-video output for good picture quality. Similarly, the composite-video output provides an average picture quality. When it comes to audio outputs, they can vary between coaxial digital output, 5.1 channel and stereo output. To ensure the outputs, check the product description carefully.

Affordable

A DVD player is an affordable alternative for seamless entertainment and is less expensive than smartphones and tablets. They range from somewhere between $29 up to $70 depending on the various features, model, technology and design.

Factors to Consider While Buying Portable DVD Players

Compatibility

Portable DVD players should support all DVD audio and video formats so that you can enjoy music anytime. Higher range portable DVD players should support various audio inputs like CD, USB port, memory card port, and SD card along with audio and video formats like MP3, WMA, MPEG1, MPEG2.

Controls

A good portable DVD player comes with a specifically designed remote control with easy-to-use and basic features like on/off, volume adjustment button, rewind and forward button etc. Thus, it is recommended to go for a player that comes with simple features.

Connectivity

Not all DVD players support Wi-Fi. However, if you wish to connect your portable DVD players to the internet then you should consider buying a DVD player that comes with wi-fi support.

Conclusion

Portable DVD players can be your best travel partner and can make your travel more exciting. From its sleek and compact design to its swivel screen, portable DVD players have everything you look up to in a DVD player. However, due to the various options available in the market choosing the best one can be tricky. Thus, to make your buying process easier, we have reviewed and recommended some of the best portable DVD players based on their durability and performance. Make sure to take a look at our featured section above before you decide to take the plunge.

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