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Philips DS3020

Philips DS3020
alaScore 84

209 reviews

Nov, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 209 reviews of Philips DS3020. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other iPod Docking Speakers for all reviews. People really like the usability and size. The design and price also get good comments, but many are negative about the reliability.

price, design, size, usability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other iPod Docking Speakers the Philips DS3020 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 92 user reviews of Philips DS3020 from The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other iPod Docking Speakers on People really like the size and usability. The design and price also get good feedback, whereas there are some critical opinions about the reliability.

price, design, usability, size


90% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips DS3020/05 Portable Docking Speaker for iPod/iPhone - WhitePHILIPS DS3020/05 Fidelio Portable Docking Speaker for iPod/iPhone - WhitePhilips DS3020 Wired Active

Nov, 2015


Expert review by: Andrew Williams (

Philips Fidelio DS3020


Diddy dock done good: the Philips Fidelio range is one of the best iPhone docks series you'll find.

Excellent sound quality for size ; Cute design ; Good feature spread

Fabric front reduces on-the-road skills

It looks good. It sounds good. It won't leave a gaping hole in your bank balance. If there's something to dislike about the Philips DS3020, we're yet to find it. Bigger, more expensive docks in the Fidelio range will naturally offer better sound...

Aug, 2011


Expert review by: (

Philips Fidelio DS3020 review


We've seen a lot of great cheap and mid-priced iPod docks lately, with astonishing audio quality from budget kit like the Altec Lansing Octiv 102. However, we haven't seen many with the ability to sync our MP3 players to our PC when docked, so we were...

This mid-priced dock isn't particularly loud or bassy, but it sounds great and makes it easy to sync your iPod and play music on the move

Jul, 2011

Expert review by: Matt (

Philips Fidelio DS3020 Docking Speaker Review


With Apple still selling iPhones and iPod Touches in the hundreds of thousands, more and more accessories keep popping up all over the place. Today we have the Fidelio Docking Speaker from Philips to review. It may look small but it sure does provide...

Jul, 2011

Consumer review by: Richard (



Very pleased with this. Done a lot of reasearch and it's very good value for money. Bought it to go away. Sound is excellent an crystal clear too. It's loud enough for security to come to your room to tell you to turn it down. If your looking for...

Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: Paul (

Great sound


My son loves it and I have to keep telling him to turn it down! Good sound even when up high, great value for money.

May, 2012

Consumer review by: Derek777 (

Excellent Frequency Range and Quality


Having heard friends' iPod docks I had hoped Philips' offering would be substantially better. I was not disappointed! Although I cannot find any specifications, it's frequency response is very impressive to my ears, particularly the dynamic bass (which...

Apr, 2012

Consumer review by: lucecabose (



Excellent quality of sound, stylish and yet subtle. Definately recommended.

Apr, 2012

Consumer review by: huskyjunky (



Brilliant sound quality for something so small and reasonably priced, it also looks stylish and has the quality you would expect from philips, after listening to several of the same price range this one excelled above the others, i purchased another...

Apr, 2012

Consumer review by: Saltaire38 (

Excellent portable iPhone Dock


Excellent sound for such small unit.

Apr, 2012

Consumer review by: Sam (

worth it..


After research on the internet, found this to be one of the best for its size/price. Argos was the best price. Now having purchased this i can say it is compact, nice looking and the sound is excellent. Does a super job in my kitchen diner (might not...

Mar, 2012

Product Specifications


AirPlay: No
DTS Decoder: No
Real Dolby: No
Remote Control: No
Subwoofer: No


Android Docking: No
Apple Docking:iPod Docking
Audio Line-In Interface: Yes
Bluetooth: No
PMP Docking:iPod Docking
Signal Input:Analogue
TYPE OF DOCKING:Built-in Cradle

Energy Information

Battery Powered: Yes

General Features

Construction:Single Case Speaker System
Signal Connection:Wired
Speaker Type:Active