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Philips DCM3020

Philips DCM3020
alaScore 83

441 reviews

Jan, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 441 reviews of Philips DCM3020. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Audio Systems for all reviews. People are impressed by the size and usability. The design and price also get good opinions, but there are some negative comments about the reliability.

price, design, usability, size


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Audio Systems the Philips DCM3020 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

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Consumer review by: review summary for Philips DCM3020


alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 user reviews of Philips DCM3020 from The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Audio Systems on Reviewers really like the size and design. The price and usability also get good feedback, whereas many are less positive about the reliability.

usability, price, design, size


74% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips DCM3020/05 Micro Music System with Dock for iPad/iPhone/iPodPHILIPS DCM3020/05 Original Remote Control

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this is a nice looking unit problems:awful speaker cable far too short strange looking connectors no way of extending!! usb only plays for around 50 mins then turns unit off ipod/iphone dock flap has mind of its own opens and closes only when it wants...

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great value


ok lets be honest its not a proper hifi but it isnt a terible buy sounds good and clear it wont upset her next door tho its not to powerfull base is ok but wont shake the house my only grumble is the ipod dock feels a bit flimsy so be carefull how you...


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Philips DCM3020/05 CD Micro Hi-Fi System with Dock - Black


it does its job but nothing special

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really love this hi fi, great base and volume, will be excellent accompanied with the BBQ and beer while sat in the garden

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Good value and well made product


Would I recomend this product to others? Yes. It is a well built product and excellent rich sound for the price range. Great value for money and top of my performance rankings compared with the others in this price range.

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Very good purchase


The sound quality is superb, it's a perfect size and a sturdy little hi fi, worth every penny..

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Buzzing noise


The unit buzzed without the speakers plugged in and had to be returned to the shop

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Philips DCM3020/05 CD Micro Hi-Fi System with Dock - Black


Works well; have not work out how to use USB connection yet.

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Philips DCM3020/05 iPod/iPhone/iPad Hi-Fi.


The advertising for this product needs reviewing. It is NOT compatible with all iPads - iPad2 does not work and there is no adaptor for iPad2. The advertising does not advise which models of iPod and iPhone are compatible. You cannot assume that all...

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Philips DCM3020


This hifi is pretty good value for money in terms of sound and general build quality. Its has a variety of connectivty options including auxillary via a 3.5mm jack, usb direct, cd, cd mp3 and of course the 'pop-out' ipod dock, which also charges it at...

The only bad point I found was that when I took it out of the box in which it was well packaged, the cd draw was jammed and wouldn't open or close until I yanked it out and its worked fine ever since

Product Specifications

WiFi Connectivity: No


AirPlay: No
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB): No
DLNA certified: No
Internet Radio: No
PC Streaming: No
Progressive Scan: No
USB Recording: No
Web Content Access: No
WiFi Connectivity: No


Bluetooth: No
Docking System:Apple Docking
Ethernet: No
iPod Control:Direct Control
Number of Output Channels:2 (Stereo)
PMP Docking:iPod Docking
USB Interface: Yes

General Features

1080p Upscaling: No
2D to 3D Conversion: No
3D: No
4K Passthrough / Upscaling: No
4K Upscaling: No
CD Player / Recorder:CD Player
DVD Player / Recorder: No
Home Theatre System (Digital Dolby and DVD Player): No
Network Music System: No
Product Type:Audio Home System
Sound Projector: No


Wireless Speakers: No


Blu-ray Playback: No
DivX Playback: No
DVD Audio Playback: No
MP3 Playback: Yes
Super Audio CD Playback: No
Super Video CD / Video CD Playback: No


Blu-ray Recording: No
Double Layer Recording:Not Applicable
DVD-R Recording: No
DVD-RAM Recording: No
DVD-RW Recording: No
DVD+R Recording: No
DVD+RW Recording: No


Dolby / DTS: No