The 4 Best LCD TV/DVD Player Combos to Buy in 2017

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With the streaming media movement growing every day, one might think the DVD has seen its heyday. Fortunately, the news isn’t that bleak and we shouldn’t bury the DVD just yet. While Blockbuster might be out of business, the DVD is still going strong and DVD players have dropped in price significantly. And one overlooked TV model is the combination of the DVD and television in one package. Whether it’s for convenience or the need for one less shelf item, the TV/DVD combination can be a great addition to your home.

With a 24” screen, the SuperSonic 1080p LED widescreen HDTV offers a fantastic price-to-feature ratio. While SuperSonic makes this unit in a multitude of other screen sizes, the 1920 x 1080-pixel, 24-inch display is their largest TV/DVD LED combination. The addition of HDMI and USB input allow you to boost the television’s capabilities beyond the DVD player with add-ons like Roku, Chromecast or Amazon’s Firestick. Additionally, the inclusion of a PC input provides the option of utilizing the SuperSonic as a computer monitor. As an added bonus, the unit is also SD card ready, so you can plug-and-play and enjoy your favorite music or view photos on the 24-inch display.

Beyond noise reduction and noise interference reduction technology, a 120Hz refresh rate and a bevy of standard features such as sleep timer and multi-language support help the SuperSonic stay in line with today’s top televisions. It shines with the side-loading DVD player that can play standard DVDs, CDs, and CD-RW/RW-formatted discs. Unfortunately, the SuperSonic, like most other TV/DVD combinations, will not play a Blu-ray DVD.

The sleek, side-loading DVD/TV combination from Axess comes in 24-inch and 32-inch varieties, and both include a 1920 x 1080-pixel resolution and 16:9 ratio for great TV viewing. The Axess includes built-in analog and digital tuners to catch favorite programs, as well as an HDMI port to connect any compatible media device such as Chromecast or Apple TV. Additionally, a 12V car cord adapter is available for powering the Axess while on the road, whether you're in an RV or tailgating at your favorite team’s Sunday game. The built-in AC3 decoder allows for full compatibility with Dolby sound for theater-like quality. Alongside its side-loading DVD player capable of playing all forms of DVD, including CD/R and CD/RW, there is additional support for SD cards for viewing images and pictures. A USB port is also available in support of third-party connectivity options.

Versatile, sleek and connection-heavy, the Proscan 24-inch LED HD TV is a great choice for anyone looking to buy a two-in-one TV/DVD combination. The included digital ATSC tuner provides over-the-air broadcasts in standout quality with channel control coming via the included remote. The remote offers control of both the television and the DVD player. Additionally, the Proscan is wall mountable via a separately purchased wall mounting kit, but also includes a stand for placement on an entertainment center, dresser, etc.

The side-loading DVD player offers playback for traditional DVDs, but not Blu-ray. However, you will find playback capability for CD/R and CD/RW. Beyond the DVD, there’s an included HDMI port, as well as VGA, audio/video in and a headphone jack for up close and personal DVD viewing. The 24-inch size is perfect for a dorm room, kitchen or small kid’s room where watching DVDs doesn’t allow for a huge television unit.

At just 19 inches in size, the NAXA TV/DVD combination is a wonderfully small option that’s perfect for a small room or even a kitchen counter. The size and setup of the NAXA make it great for the road where it would fit nicely in a truck or camper and offer plenty of entertainment on-the-go. Small stature aside, the NAXA is full of inputs, including HDMI and USB for third-party plugins, as well as an SD card for loading pictures and video from a camera or computer. As a side-loading DVD player, the NAXA has the regular feature set, including CD/R and CD/RW playback, but lacks Blu-ray capability. The smaller size does require some finagling to find the right viewing angle, but it’s a small price to pay for a TV/DVD combination that’s RV- friendly. Its size might be perfect for road-warriors but homeowners will find wall mounting easy with a separately purchased wall mounting bracket.

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