Philips launch six new portable DVD players with iPod integration

Personal video players

philips_portable_dvd_players_with_ipod_dock.jpgPhilips has announced six new high-performance portable DVD players, two of which include an iPod dock which allows for the playback of video, audio and photos from an attached iPod.

First up are the widescreen DVD players, available in 7, 8.5, and 10.2 inch screen sizes. They all feature a full in-car mounting kit, internal power supply unit, two headphone jacks, USB connection, AV in and out, and digital audio output.

The 7-inch model, the PET730, comes in conventional laptop design, offering up to three hours operation from each battery charge.

The 8-inch PET830 comes in tablet style, featuring a pullout rear stand for secure mounting on a flat surface. It has a slide-in disc slot.

There’s also an 8-inch PET835 model that also includes a DVB-T digital TV tuner.

The 10-inch PET1030 features a 180 degree swivel screen, and has a five-hour battery life.

Philips’ new DCP line of portable DVD players add iPod functionality.

The 7-inch DCP750 and 8.5-inch DCP850 feature an iPod docking station, remote control, and SD/MMC card reader, and the internal battery gives up to 2.5 hours of playing time.

All units will be available in June, with the following pricing:

PET730: £129
PET830: £189
PET1030: £249
DCP750: £149
DCP850: £199

Andy Merrett
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