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Philips HTS 9140

Philips HTS 9140
alaScore 88

199 reviews

Sep, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 199 reviews of Philips HTS 9140. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Home Theater Systems for all reviews. Reviews about the usability and price are generally positive.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Home Theater Systems the Philips HTS 9140 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Siddharth Basrur (

The Philips HTS9140 Soundbar


With hoardes of electronic companies producing great Blu-ray Players and Home Theater audio systems, Philips was always first in line, but invariably failed to keep up with the competition in terms of real value. But now, they're back with a winner....

The bottom line is that this isn’t a cheap home theatre system as it costs a whopping Rs. 69,990. So if you have more than a little extra cash to splurge but don’t have enough space for or couldn’t be bothered to set up proper 5.1 system, you should...

Oct, 2010

RedDot design award winner 2011!

Expert review by ( (UK))

Philips HTS9140/12


Product Specifications


Audio D/A Converter (DAC):24-bit / 96kHz
Audio decoders:Dolby Digital 5.1,Dolby Digital Plus,Dolby Pro Logic II,Dolby TrueHD,DTS 96/24,DTS-ES,DTS-HD,DTS-HD Master Audio
Audio formats supported:AAC, MP3, WAV, WMA / MP3, WAV, WMA
Audio output channels:5.1
Audio Return Channel (ARC): Yes
Audio system:Dolby Digital, Dolby Prologic II, DTS, Dolby True HD
Built-in audio decoders:Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pro Logic II, Dolby TrueHD, DTS 96/24, DTS-ES, DTS-HD, DTS-HD Master Audio
Equalizer: Yes
MP3 bit rates:112 - 320 / 32 - 256
RMS rated power:600
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):65
Sound enhancement technology:Y
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD):30

Center speaker

Center speaker frequency range:150 - 20000
Center speaker impedance:4
Center speaker type:1-Way
Center speaker woofer diameter (imperial):2.5
Center speaker woofer size:2.5


Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y
DLNA Certified: Yes

Disk Drive

Built-in hard drive: No

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50
AC input voltage:220-240
Power consumption (standby):0.22
Power consumption (typical):115
Supported batteries:Y

Hard Drive

Built-in hard drive:N

Management Features

Handheld remote control: Yes


Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes

Optical Drive

Disc types supported:BD, BD-R, BD-RE, CD, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW
Number of Discs:1
Number of disks:1
Number of optical discs:1
Optical disc player type:Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Player
Playback disc formats:SVCD, VCD

Other Features

HDMI ports quantity:1
Media types supported:USB
Package depth:15.5
Package dimensions (WxDxH):40.9 x 15.7 x 15.4
Package height:15.9
Package width:41.1
Picture enhancement:720p, 1080i, 1080p
Power Requirements:220 - 240 V, 50 Hz
Set width:37.6

Packaging Content

Additional accessories:STS1300, WUB1110, DCK3060
Cables included:AC, HDMI / HDMI
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Packaging Data

Package depth:15.5
Package dimensions (WxDxH):40.9 x 15.4 x 15.7
Package height:15.9
Package weight:46.3
Package width:41.1

Ports & interfaces

AUX in: Yes
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
Composite video out:1
Digital audio coaxial in:1
Digital audio optical in:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
FM antenna: Yes
Front / Side connections:USB, MP3
HDMI out:1
HDMI version:1.4
Number of HDMI outputs:1
Subwoofer connectivity (Power Box):1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB ports quantity:1
USB version:2.0


AC input frequency:50
AC input voltage:220-240
Power consumption (standby):0.22
Power consumption (typical):115
Supported batteries:Y


FM radio: Yes
Preset stations quantity:40
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes
Supported bands:FM
Supported radio bands:FM

Satellite speakers

Satellite speaker frequency range:150 - 20000
Satellite speaker impedance:6

Soundbar speaker

Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):65


Subwoofer driver diameter (imperial):6.5
Subwoofer driver size:6.5
Subwoofer frequency range:20 - 150
Subwoofer impedance:4
Subwoofer type:Passive

Technical Details

Apple docking compatibility:iPhone, iPod
Center speaker frequency range:150 - 20000
Center speaker impedance:4
Center speaker woofer diameter (imperial):1
Center speaker woofer size:1
Color of product:Aluminium, Black / Black, Grey
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC):EasyLink
Frequency range:20 - 20000
Image formats supported:GIF, JPEG XR, JPG, PNG / GIF, JPG
Karaoke: No
Main unit weight:14.6
MP3 bit rates:112 - 320
Number of batteries supported:2
Output Power:600
Playback mode:Rotation, Slideshow, Zoom
Playback Modes:Rotation, Slideshow, Zoom
Satellite speaker impedance:6
Set width:37.6
Subwoofer dimensions (WxHxD):7.72 x 15.6 x 13.5
Subwoofer driver diameter (imperial):1
Subwoofer driver size:1
Supported bands:FM
Supported radio bands:FM

TV Tuner

TV tuner integrated: No


3D compatibility: Yes
Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL
Full HD: Yes
Movie modes:Action, Concert, Drama
Progressive Scan: Yes
Video compression format:AVCHD, avi, MKV, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, WMV, XviD / AVCHD, DIVX, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, WMV
Video D/A Converter (DAC):12-bit / 148MHz
Video upscaling: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Main unit dimensions (WxDxH):37.6 x 3.78 x 6.1
Main unit weight:14.6
Package depth:15.5
Package height:15.9
Package weight:46.3
Package width:41.1
Subwoofer depth:13.5
Subwoofer dimensions (WxDxH):15.6 x 13.5 x 7.72 / 7.72 x 13.5 x 15.6
Subwoofer height:15.6
Subwoofer weight:13.3
Subwoofer width:7.72