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Philips HTS3251B

Philips HTS3251B
alaScore 79

25 reviews

Jul, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 25 reviews of Philips HTS3251B. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Home Theater Systems for all reviews. People really like the size and reliability. The design and price are also appreciated, whereas some have doubts about the usability.

price, design, reliability, size


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Home Theater Systems the Philips HTS3251B is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 25 reviews)

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of Philips HTS3251B from The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Home Theater Systems on People really like the size and usability. The reliability and price also get good comments.

design, price, reliability, usability, size

82% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips HTS3251B/F7 Home TheaterPhilips HTS3251B/F7 Home Theater (Discontinued by Manufacturer)

Jul, 2015

Expert review by: (

Budget home theater system with Blu-ray


Good sound for the price, great value, excellent video quality, netflix and BD-Live

Lack of features, minimal connectivity options, defaults to Blu-ray source when turned on

Sep, 2011

Consumer review by: CallieDaddy (

Could have been great...but its not


good sound, blu-ray works well, fine design for the price

interface is really slow, tuner is terrible - you will need to fiddle with it to get anything even in major metro area, so close to being a quality product hate to take it back but have to

Jul, 2011

Consumer review by: tecbal (

Good sound, poor user interface.


I returned the unit.

Great sound and Blu-Ray player is good

If you use the remote there is little or no problems in selecting the type of input you desire. However, if you are at the unit and use the source button, every time you press it to change the input you want, the unit delays while it checks to see if the

Jul, 2011

Consumer review by: ikarus0123 (

I love it


Incredible sound, I haven't seen a movie theater since I bought this home theater system. Definitely a recommendation for everyone looking for a good system at a reasonable price!

Sound, price, simplicity

No cons

Jan, 2011

Product Specifications


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


Bluetooth: No
Docking System: No
Ethernet: Yes
iPod Control:Direct Control
Number of Output Channels:2 + Subwoofer (2.1)
USB Interface: Yes

General Features

1080p Upscaling: Yes
2D to 3D Conversion: No
3D: No
CD Player / Recorder:CD Player
DVD Player / Recorder:DVD Player
Network Music System: No
Product Type:Home Theatre System
Sound Projector: No


Wireless Speakers: No


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


Blu-ray Recording: No
DVD-R Recording: No
DVD-RAM Recording: No
DVD-RW Recording: No
DVD+R Recording: No
DVD+RW Recording: No


Dolby / DTS:Dolby Digital + DTS