NEWS: Sony portable DVD player comes in a coat of many colours

Sony's DVP-FX720 portable DVD player has been around for a while, but it's now available in a range of striking colours including white, blazing red, indigo blue and glamour pink, if that's your thing.

It has a 7in widescreen LCD display, battery life is up to five hours, and the unit comes with a USB connector, in-car charger and a remote control.

The DVP-FX720 can play recordable DVD and CD discs, as well as handle DiVX, MP3 and JPEG files.

The key technical specs are:

  • 7 inch 16:9 widescreen TFT LCD display
  • USB port for JPEG/MP3 playback
  • Five hour rechargeable battery
  • Playback audio CD and CD-R/RW with audio, MP3 and JPEG files
  • Playback DVD-R/-RW/-R DL/+R/+RW and CD-R/-RW with DivX
  • Playback DVD-R/-RW (Video Mode and VR Mode), DVD-R dual layer (Video Mode), DVD+R/+RW and DVD+R dual layer
  • 12 bit/108 MHz video and 96 kHz/24 bit audio, D/A Converter
  • Twin headphone jack with volume control
  • Embedded speaker
  • Remote control and car adaptor included
Andy Clough

Andy is Global Brand Director of What Hi-Fi? and has been a technology journalist for 30 years. During that time he has covered everything from VHS and Betamax, MiniDisc and DCC to CDi, Laserdisc and 3D TV, and any number of other formats that have come and gone. He loves nothing better than a good old format war. Andy edited several hi-fi and home cinema magazines before relaunching in 2008 and helping turn it into the global success it is today. When not listening to music or watching TV, he spends far too much of his time reading about cars he can't afford to buy.