The top rated portable DVD player for car Getting the best DVD player of any kind is not easy and you can easily get lost in the numbers, features, compatibility specs, and so on. The situation is the same when it comes to your car and yet the wrong choice can pose frustrations and safety risks. To help grasp the features you need to look out for, below is a description of my best portable DVD player for car, the Ematic Personal video Player. (i) Battery capabilities Battery life is a measure expressing the time the device runs on full charge before charging normally given in mAh. A good battery should provide long hours of uninterrupted film viewing without the need of recharging unless the battery is completely discharged. To ensure that the battery life is longer always ensure you check the optimal settings of the device such as brightness. A device that provides more than 5 hours of battery life would be appropriate. Nonetheless this maybe limited due to device settings and it is always prudent to check the rating by the manufacturer. (ii) Multimedia compatibility and playback My best device would have the ability of supporting variants of media formats. The mobile DVD player supports all disc formats CD, DVD and Blue-ray. The player should also support all video files and image resolutions. In addition the ideal player should support all sound formats such as WVM, MP3 and PCM audio format. In addition, the device supports continuous playback even during interruptions. (iii) Swivel capabilities Swiveling allows the screen to be rotated about a fixed point relative to the player. This particularly comes useful when the player is being used in a limited space in the car. Any device that supports 270 degree swivel and viewing would be recommended. (iv) Availability of accessories and cost My choice of portable DVD player should offer accessories such as AC adapters, headphones, gaming devices is also a very important factor when purchasing these devices. The costs should not be too prohibitive. (v) Shock protection Owing to vibrations that could arise from the road surfaces used and the devices dropping on the ground a recommended mobile device should have anti-shock capabilities.