Top Five Automotive Video Players of 2010
Originally considered to be a luxury item that few could afford, video players are now available for almost any vehicle and are considered a must have item by many for the family road trip. There are a variety of video players to choose from, each one with different costs and features that car owners should compare to their individual preferences and needs, as well as taking into account the physical space requirements of the installation area in the vehicle. Here are the top 5 according to consumer reports listed in order of starting with the highest quality and cost:
- Road King 7 Inch DVD Player (best price -$316.89)
This mid-range player has double the screen resolution (800x480) and response time as existing Car DVD Players, allowing you to have a clearer and more vibrant picture and applications that load faster – something that is a plus in a large vehicle where there will be multiple viewers.
The King Road Player also has other helpful features including GPS that will help you to always reach your destinations, 7.0” LCD touchscreen, Bluetooth, 2GB SD memory card, DVB-T, and dual zone functionality.
- Street Ninja Car DVD Player System (best price -$282.62 )
This model is different from others in its class for two basic reasons. The first is the attention to details that is shown in the quick response time of its user interface programs like menus and commands, making it easier to use and more convenient.
Additional features include dual zone functionality, tint adjustment, free 2GB SD card, GPS software, 7 inch LCD touchscreen, Bluetooth, DVB-T, and hands free mobile interfacing.
- Road Master Touchscreen Car DVD Player (best price -$254.49)
The Road Master DVD player is region free and will play DVD’s made anywhere in the world, something that is a great plus for those who travel frequently. It will also play VCD’s and SVCD’s, which will allow you to watch your favorite downloaded shows.
Additional features include 7.0” LCD True Touchscreen, GPS, DVB-T, 2GB SD memory card, and Dual Zone functionality.
- 1-DIN In-Dash TFT LCD Monitor with DVD Player (best price -$179.42)
This 1-DIN DVD Player is a long time favorite among customers’s, and boast a screen that will tilt left and right allowing the viewer(s) to have the best view possible of the entrainment being shown – another plus for large vehicles that will contain multiple viewers.
Additional features include a 12 year warranty, can play multiple audio and video formats (DVD, CD, MP3, CD-R, and DVD-R), 7” monitor widescreen, and analog TV tuner.
- 1-DIN Car DVD Player (best price -$146.04)
Although it is in a lower price range, this is an excellent Car entertainment center that can be used with car sensors and cameras, allowing car owners to get the most out of their player as they employ it in any way they choose.
Additional features include a 12 month warranty, built in TV tuner, compatibility with multiple video formats (MP4, VCD, and DivX), subwoofer output, 4” touchscreen, and Bluetooth.
These are just a few of the car video players that are on the market right now. Additional information about other models and types can be found online, or can be provided by personnel at a local electronics store. Once you have decided on which one is right for your needs, get ready to sit back and enjoy the ride that includes entertainment and style!