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Best 12V TVs For Caravans – A Complete Guide

Are you worried about entertaining your family on your next camping holiday? Endless sunshine isn’t a given, even in Australia. Or maybe you just want to relax and watch the news or a couple of movies in the evening. Either way, a decent caravan TV can be a game-changer.

The most important thing is to understand what you’re buying before you invest hundreds of dollars in your TV. In this article, I’ll guide you through some of the best products on the market.

We’ve chosen these televisions for their technical capabilities and for their ability to handle the extremes of Australia’s climate. From Smart TVs with online functionality to more simplistic systems, there should be an option in here to suit just about everybody.

Let’s take a look!

 

RV Media 32” Evolution Smart TV/PVR

Sphere S7 23.6" HD Smart TV & DVD Combo

Furrion 24" FHD LED TV + DVD Combo

Devanti 24" LED TV + DVD Combo


RV Media 32 Evolution Full HD Smart TV PVR
Our pick
Sphere S7 23.6 HD TV & DVD Combo (12V 240V)
Best Value
Furrion 24 FHD LED TV DVD COMBO
Devanti 24 LED TV Combo with Built-In DVD Player

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32" (80cm)

23.6" (60cm)

24" (61cm)

24" (61cm)

1920 x 1080

1920 x 1080

1920 x 1080

1366 x 768

Yes

Yes

No

No

4.5 kg

4.4 kg

3.6 kg

3.8 kg

200 mm x 100 mm

100 mm x 100 mm

100 mm x 100 mm

Cannot be wall mounted

12/24/240V

12/240V

12/240V

12V

2 x 8W

2 x 3W

2 x 5W

2 x 5W

HD LED

HD LED

HD LED

HD LED

732mm x 477mm x 80mm (w/out base)

552mm x 154mm x 335mm (w/out base)

559 x 355mm x 60mm (w/out base)

602mm x 125mm x 370mm (w/ base)

Best 12V Caravan TVs Australia

RV Media 32” Evolution Smart TV/PVR

RV Media 32 Evolution Full HD Smart TV PVR

Our Pick

Pros
  • High Definition
  • Wide screen
  • Anti-vibration design specifically for Australian conditions
  • Built in web browser
  • Bluetooth 4.0 transmitter
  • TV remote with virtual mouse
  • Two year warranty
  • USB/HDMI Ports
Cons
  • Pricey compared to competitors
  • Size and weight may be off-putting (although also available in 24" size)
  • Requires internet connection for Smart TV functions
  • No built-in DVD player

RV Media is a brand leader when it comes to camping TVs. The Evolution Smart TV is one of the most advanced models on the market. It’s one of the highest quality units out there and offers such a wide variety of functions that you may be tempted to swap out your home TV for this one!

Initiate autotuning by pressing the button on RV Media’s backlit remote control. It’s really that simple. If you’re in a campervan or RV don’t worry about it draining your battery because it sends low voltage warnings, which is a nice touch.

The RV Media unit produces full high-definition images with generally outstanding picture quality. Wide-angle viewing enables the user to mount it in any convenient location. This is what makes it one of the most popular 12V TVs on the market today.

If you do have an internet connection you’re in for a treat because that’s where this TV really shines. The inbuilt web browser allows easy access to popular apps like Facebook and Netflix. Of course, only you can decide if you need or even want all these features.

Many users appreciate the way this TV can also be run from a mobile phone. This makes it easy to watch YouTube and to stream media online. It’s one of this television’s best features.

The one area where RV Media lets its buyers down is that it lacks an inbuilt DVD player. There is no guarantee that every campsite or pitch will have fast internet access. While it does have two HDMI ports, this means you’ll have to plug in a laptop or an external player.

This TV isn’t the cheapest and this may prove off-putting for some buyers. However, it does have many incredible features so you have to weigh up the value. If you’re not going to use the Smart TV functions, then this TV is probably not for you.

Sphere S7 23.6” HD Smart TV & DVD Combo

Sphere S7 23.6 HD TV & DVD Combo (12V 240V)

Our Pick

Pros
  • High Definition
  • Auto shutdown
  • Built-in DVD player & USB/HDMI ports
  • Bluetooth connectivity
  • In-built Wi-Fi
  • Good size for most caravans
  • One year warranty
Cons
  • Expensive
  • Internet connection required
  • Slightly underpowered speakers