Summary: I bought this in 2010 in anticipation of a long trip with two little ones. This player has a very nice picture, decent sound, and looks great! It would be great for someone who is going to spend lots of time just waiting; (hospital, doctor, trips, etc.
Summary: I bought this player to watch educational DVD's from the Teaching Company in areas that interest me without having my family & friends (much less a plane full of strangers) having to share my interests. It is just perfect! It's easy to use (I'm technically challenged!
Summary: after doing lot of research on sony models I decided to go with this new model. And now I can say that I made the right choice. 1) picture qaulity is perfect. 2) in-built speakers are louder than 8inch model and the sound is very good( I saw the sony 8 inch model at my friends place ) 3) battery...
Summary: For the family looking to put a DVD player in the back of the minivan, or in children's hands, there are less expensive alternatives that are probably a bit more rugged. Look to brands like Coby, Toshiba, Audiovox, Philips, and the lower end Panasonic players.
Summary: I bought this player for my daughter to take on vacation for the long trip in the car. A few hours into the trip she spills her pop all over the open player. It quit. I told her to shut it off and wait for it to dry out. She did and turned it back on and it has worked ever since.
Summary: Was looking for a cheap portable dvd for use in the car & when traveling. Found this one that was more than what I wanted to pay, but the reviews were far and above other similar units so I decided to splurge. Glad I spend a little more for this. It really has been a great little unit.
Summary: I purchased this for my young daughter after our 2ND vehicle mounted dvd player died. She has used it quite a few times over the past year, and she loves it. The picture is wonderful, and it sounds good. It feels great quality, and I am happy that I purchased it.