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Philips MCI298

Philips MCI298
alaScore 84

261 reviews

Oct, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 261 reviews of Philips MCI298. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Audio Systems for all reviews. People are impressed by the size and design. Opinions are divided on the price, while there are some critical comments about the reliability.

usability, design, size


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Audio Systems the Philips MCI298 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Philips MCI298


alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 user reviews of Philips MCI298 from The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Audio Systems on People are impressed by the usability. Many are less positive about the design and reliability. There are some mixed comments about the price and size.


reliability, design

71% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips MCi298/05 Wireless Micro HiFi SystemPhilips MCi298/05 Wireless Micro HiFi System

Oct, 2018

Product Specifications


Cassette deck: No
Color of product:Black
Disc loading type:slot
Loader type:slot
Number of Discs:1
Number of disks:1
Number of optical discs:1
Optical disc player:Y
Type:Micro set


Backlight: Yes
Backlight color:White
Display Diagonal:3.5
Display Type:LCD
Touch screen: Yes

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50
AC input voltage:200-240
Power consumption (standby):1
Power Source:AC


Equalizer: Yes
Integrated clock: Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, FRE, ITA, POR, SWE
Volume Control:Digital


Bass reflex: No
Karaoke: No
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:20
Speaker type:2-Way


Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Security algorithms:128-bit WEP, 64-bit WEP, WPA, WPA2, WPS, WPS-PBC, WPS-PIN
Universal Plug and Play (UPnP): Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes

Other Features

Antenna Type:FM
Auto digital tuning: Yes
CD-R playback: Yes
CD-RW playback: Yes
Dimensions (WxDxH):21.3 x 3.54 x 9.37
DVD Audio playback: No
Main speaker:Full Range
Media types supported:CD, CD-R, CD-RW, MP3-CD, WMA-CD, USB flash drive
Power Requirements:200-240 V, 50 Hz
Remote Control Type:1-Way
Set weight:6.57

Other features

Sound enhancement technology:Class "D" Digital Amplifier, Dynamic Bass Boost, Equalizer, Treble and Bass Control

Packaging Content

Batteries included: Yes
FM antenna: Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes


Audio formats supported:AAC, MP3, WMA
Card reader integrated: No
Disc types supported:CD, CD-R, CD-RW
MP3 bit rates:8 - 320
MP3 playback: Yes
Playback disc formats:CD audio
USB direct playback: Yes
Video recording: No
WMA bit rates:192 / 8 - 192

Ports & interfaces

Apple docking compatibility: No
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
Line-in: Yes
Microphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Microphone in: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


AC input frequency:50
AC input voltage:200-240
Power consumption (standby):1
Power Source:AC


Internet radio: Yes
Supported bands:FM
Supported radio bands:FM

Weight & Dimensions