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10 Best Portable DVD Players

Apeman PV770

Apeman PV770

Apeman PV770 on Amazon

Measuring just 8 inches wide and 6 inches tall, the Apeman PV770 is about as compact as they come. It weighs only a pound and a half, supports a variety of file formats from its USB and SD card readers, and lasts up to five hours between charges.

  • 3-in-1 composite av cable
  • Relatively affordable
  • Limited to a 480p resolution

Bigasuo Mini Projector

Bigasuo Mini Projector

Bigasuo Mini Projector on Amazon

Most portable players feature relatively small built-in screens, but the Bigasuo Mini Projector lets you enjoy a larger display without the use of a separate monitor. Its HDMI input allows you to project content from a laptop or streaming stick in addition to DVDs.

  • Can pair with bluetooth speakers
  • Includes stand and case
  • Requires an ac power supply

Amicool Optical Drive

Amicool Optical Drive

Amicool Optical Drive on Amazon

Even modest laptops will have no problem utilizing the Amicool Optical Drive , a USB-connected unit that can read and write audio and video discs. With both Type-A and Type-C connectors, it should work with many of the newest notebook PCs.

  • Plug-and-play installation
  • Also helpful for archiving data
  • Puts a heavy drain on battery

Fangor 10.1"

Fangor 10.1"

Fangor 10.1" on Amazon

The Fangor 10.1″ is a compact device for those who want to enjoy their Blu-ray and DVD discs on the go. With a screen resolution of 1024 by 600 it can’t deliver a truly HD experience, but its picture quality is superior to that of many other lower-end options.

  • Carrying handle
  • Lasts up to 4 hours on a charge
  • 1-year warranty

Cooau CU-969

Cooau CU-969

Cooau CU-969 on Amazon

Available in four colors, the Cooau CU-969 is a stylish option with a crisp, bright picture. It comes with a car charger and an AV cable, and you also get access to 180 downloadable retro games that kids can enjoy while you drive in peace.

  • 5-hour battery life
  • Convenient resume playback function
  • Includes a game controller

NaviskAuto Sync Screen

NaviskAuto Sync Screen

NaviskAuto Sync Screen on Amazon

Dual-display models are common, but the NaviskAuto Sync Screen sets itself apart as one of the few that’s compatible with Blu-ray technology. It’s an expensive choice, but it may be worthwhile for those who find they’re adding more and more HD movies to their library.

  • Good picture quality
  • Full-size remote
  • Included mounting system is subpar

DBPower MK101

DBPower MK101

DBPower MK101 on Amazon

The DBPower MK101 is compatible with nearly every type of video format and codec, so you should not have a problem playing any movie you have stored, no matter where or how. It is equipped with a USB port and an SD card reader in addition to its DVD slot.

  • Shock-resistant construction
  • 3 hours of playback time
  • Includes a car charger

NaviskAuto PB1421B

NaviskAuto PB1421B

NaviskAuto PB1421B on Amazon

If you want to make the most of your media collection, the NaviskAuto PB1421B may be the best option. It displays DVD and Blu-ray movies with a sharper image than many others, and has two surprisingly capable 2-watt speakers.

  • Full hd display
  • Screen measures 14 inches diagonally
  • Has an hdmi input

Fangor U611A

Fangor U611A

Fangor U611A on Amazon

It may not be the largest option, but if you want to prevent your young ones from fighting over screen time, the Fangor U611A can come to the rescue. It consists of a base unit with a disc reader and both AV and power outputs to the included second display.

  • 2 mounting straps
  • All necessary cables
  • 7- and 10-inch versions

Pyle PDV156BK

Pyle PDV156BK

Pyle PDV156BK on Amazon

At 15 inches, the Pyle PDV156BK has one of the largest screens on the market. It’s equipped with SD and USB ports for video and audio playback in MP3, JPEG, AVI, and MP4 formats, and the monitor rotates 270 degrees for comfortable viewing from any angle.

  • Top-loading disc tray
  • High-definition display
  • Supports multiple languages