Portable DVD players have become extremely popular, during vacations in particular. As the players are getting more compact they can be taken wherever you would like to enjoy your favourite movies. To the annoyance of most consumers, the portable DVD players so far were still a bit bulky due to their design and clamshell displays. Thankfully, Maxx Digital will try to set new standards in mobile entertainment by introducing the new PDV8500. The design reminds of the Sony PSP and what pleases the gamer also pleases the movie fan.