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Philips HTS3251B

Philips HTS3251B
alaScore 80

25 reviews

Oct, 2014

  • No negative mentions yet

alaTest has collected and analyzed 25 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the design. The value for money also gets good reviews, whereas the reliability and usability get mixed views.

value for money, design

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 80/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 25 reviews)

1 expert reviews

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Amazon.com review summary for Philips HTS3251B

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of Philips HTS3251B from Amazon.com. 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 Amazon.com.

usability, value for money

82% of the reviews on Amazon.com 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)

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

Consumer review by:

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

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Consumer review by:

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

Consumer review by:

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

Product Specifications

Configuration

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

Connectivity

Bluetooth: No
Docking System: No
Ethernet: Yes
HDMI: Yes
HDMI PORT: 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

Loudspeaker

Wireless Speakers: No

Playback

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

Recording

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

Sound

Dolby / DTS:Dolby Digital + DTS
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