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Philips Fidelio DS8500

alaTest has collected and analyzed 116 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviews about the size and usability are on the whole positive. The design and value for money also get good comments, whereas some have doubts about the reliability.

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reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other iPod Docking Speakers the Philips Fidelio DS8500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 116 reviews)

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Philips Fidelio DS8500

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 46 user reviews of Philips Fidelio DS8500 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other iPod Docking Speakers on Amazon.co.uk.

design, value for money, usability, size

reliability

98% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: PHILIPS DS8500/05 Fidelio Docking Speaker for iPhone/iPod - White

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Philips Fidelio Docking speaker DS8500 review

 

The Philips Fidelio Docking speaker DS8500 is a large but sleek docking speaker system that works with Apple iPhones, iPods, and - unlike most speaker docks - even Apple iPads.

Perhaps the greatest praise we can offer the Philips Fidelio 8500 is that we're surprised it doesn’t cost more. Although the remote could use some improvements, and the on-board controls are limited, the unit’s looks and audio are exceptional. If...

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Philips Fidelio DS8500 iPod Speaker Dock

 
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I like it

 

This product hit the nail on the head it is exactly what I was looking for.I'm not a "I" fan at all, but I aquired an Ipod and use it strictly for listening to music on my Phillips Fidelio.The sound is super clear, leaning to the bass which I like. It...

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Excellent speakers, great deal

 

I purchased this speaker dock after a long search, and I am very impressed.I am using this product with an iPhone 4 and as an external speaker for my laptop, which connects by plugging the supplied auxiliary cable into the laptop's headphone jack. The...

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Philip Fidelio DS8500

 

Good quality volume as required with no apparent vibration problems and reasonable quality. Sits square and steady. Would recommend.

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Good Product

 

I bought this item together with the ipod touch. It is a good itemand sound quality is great. My only gripe is that the bass on it is quite loud and you cant alter it. Apart from that it does have good quality sound which dosent go blurry once the...

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Quality

 

Excellent sound quality, especially for the price!

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quality product

 

so much better than expected got it on special so even better very pleased

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Very Stylish - great sound

 

I work as a sound engineer and so this was not bought without research or experienced ears. For the money, it is the best on the market, in my opinion. The volume, spread and tone range are awesome for the size of speakers - in fact, it's almost too...

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Fantastic speaker

 

This was bought as a Christmas present for m y grandaughter and she was delighted with it. The sound is fantastic and she said it is one of the best speakers for her i-pod she's ever had.

Product Specifications

Configuration

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

Connectivity

PMP Docking:iPod Docking
Signal Input:Digital
USB: No

General Features

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