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Philips HTS3520

Philips HTS3520
alaScore 85

158 reviews

Feb, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 158 reviews of Philips HTS3520. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Home Theater Systems for all reviews. People are impressed by the design. The usability also gets good views, whereas there are some mixed opinions about the size. There are some critical comments 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 85/100 = Very good quality.

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(Based on 158 reviews)

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 user reviews of Philips HTS3520 from The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Home Theater Systems on People are impressed by the design. The usability also gets good comments, but some have doubts about the reliability.

price, usability, design


81% 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)

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: AndyAndyB (

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.

Dec, 2011

Consumer review by: aron25 (

best value for price


this is, in my opinion the best value for money HTS out there at the moment even plays movies thru usb stick

Nov, 2011

Consumer review by: dangermouse71 (

an excellent buy


this is excellent especially for the price easy step by step instructions sound quality is superb and very powerfull

Oct, 2011

Consumer review by: jakeD (

philips immersive Hts3520 home theatre


This is an absolutely excellent buy, Price exceptional value , functionality exquisite and easy to connect and use with great output. Will recommend it to family and friends

Oct, 2011

Consumer review by: spicy70 (

great looking item


stunning looking and great sound matches my new tv

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: Rorynhs (

Good budget end buy


Im not an expert with these things and looked about before purchase and couldnt find many reviews. I Bought a Samsung home system as really like Samsung quality but have to say the speakers hissed terribly when supposed to be silent and Bass was poor.

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: Kath20 (

excellent purchase


really pleased with this purchase. shopped around in the sales looking for a dvd player/sound system and really liked the look of this philips system, then found it much cheaper at asda direct than any of the other high street stores. bought online and...

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: wilf2297 (

Brilliant item


Brought this item in addition to the new telly! easy to install, installed with in 30 mins, great sound quality. good stylish design blends in well. good price to match product.

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: grizz97 (

really pleased


sound system was delivered very quickly, it was easy to connect up because wires are colour brings tevision to life.

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: ED24 (

Phillips 5.1CH Home Cinema.


" I was really surprised to how great the sound quality is, for the price. Was easy to set-up, not much hassle. Connectivity is great because it has Bluetooth, NFC, Bluetooth, HDMI & Optical, which I was struggling to find in other home cinema's around...

Nov, 2015

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