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Philips HTS3520

Philips HTS3520
alaScore 81

126 reviews

Jan, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 126 reviews of Philips HTS3520. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Home Theater Systems for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design and usability, whereas some have doubts about the reliability.

price, usability, design


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Home Theater Systems the Philips HTS3520 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 126 reviews)

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Consumer review by: review summary for Philips HTS3520


alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 user reviews of Philips HTS3520 from The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Home Theater Systems on Reviewers really like the design. The usability also gets good feedback, but many are less positive about the reliability.

price, usability, design


80% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Philips HTS3520/05 5.1 ch Home Cinema System (HDMI,1080p,Upscaling and Dolby Digital,600W)

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surround sound system


very good product easy to set up. sounds fantastic, well worth the money , good bargain. recommended

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Great Buy


Very pleased with this home cinema system. It was great value for money as you get quite a few bits with it.


Consumer review by:

Great item


Great value for money, has excellent sound quality. Was straight forward to put together. Overall very pleased.

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Philips HTS3520/05 5.1 600W Home Cinema System


a good product and value for its money

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best ever purchase to date


excellent product good value for money even though it was reduced in price it gives excellent quality of sound and with the hdmi lead it gives excellent picture quality when watching a dvd

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Philips HTS3520/05 5.1 600W Home Cinema System


Great value for money excellent sound quality

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Philips HTS3520 5.1 600W Home Cinema System.


i couldnt believe the bargain i was getting when it came to buying this. the price was brill for 600watt! i would deffinately recommend it to someone who likes the cinema effect while watching movies. the only thing that was annoying was it was hard to...

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excellent purchase


Great value for money sounds fantastic.

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brilliant sound


very happy with the buy sound is fantastic looks great really brings movies and general viewing to life

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Excellent Product


Very impressed with the quality and value of this system. Easy to set up will form the heart of our home cinema and at £100 for a 600watt system would be difficult to beat.

Product Specifications


AirPlay: No
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB): No
DLNA certified: No
Internet Radio: No
Number of Output Channels:5 + Subwoofer (5.1)
PC Streaming: No
Progressive Scan: Yes
USB Recording: No
Web Content Access: No
WiFi Connectivity: No


Bluetooth: No
Docking System: No
Ethernet: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
iPod Control: No
Number of Output Channels:5 + Subwoofer (5.1)
PMP Docking: No
USB Interface: Yes
W-LAN Connection: No

General Features

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


Wireless Speakers: No


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


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
MP3 Encoding: No


Dolby / DTS:Dolby Digital