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Philips Gogear Vibe SA4VBE08

alaTest has collected and analyzed 765 reviews of Philips Gogear Vibe SA4VBE08. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. People really like the performance and price. The size and sound are also appreciated. There are some less positive comments about the connectivity.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Philips Gogear Vibe SA4VBE08 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Philips Gogear Vibe SA4VBE08

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 user reviews of Philips Gogear Vibe SA4VBE08 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other MP3 Players on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the battery and design. The portability and sound are also appreciated, but there are some mixed views about the durability.

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81% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: SA4VBE08VN-12 Vibe 8GB MP4 Player with SafeSound & FastCharge in PurpleSA4VBE08VN-12 Vibe 8GB MP4 Player with SafeSound & FastCharge in Purple

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Philips Gogear Vibe SA4VBE08

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 169 user reviews of Philips Gogear Vibe SA4VBE08 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other MP3 Players on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the portability and sound. The performance and price are also appreciated. There are some mixed comments about the reliability. Some have doubts about the design.

usability, price, performance, sound, portability

design

83% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips SA4VBE08KF/37 GoGEAR Vibe MP3 Players - BlackPhilips SA4VBE08KF/37 GoGEAR Vibe MP3 Players - Black

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: theearthcrieshub (argos.co.uk)

We're now a Go Gear family.

 

I had the old style Go Gear for years for work (I'm a gardener), we decided to get our boys (7 and 10) one each for Christmas last year, total hit, not a day goes by without music through the Phillips speakers. I liked the new layout and 8gb storage so...

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: nina (argos.co.uk)

COMPLICATED TO USE / No radio

 

There is no radio which is very disappointing for the price I bought it. Also it was to complicated to use and choose the songs. The sound is not bad but not as good as my previous mp3.

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: Thewy (argos.co.uk)

Excellent MP3 player and much more

 

The Philips Go Gear Vibe is an excellent piece of kit. I bought it primarily as a MP3 player but it also stores videos and photos. It allows folders so you can organise your songs etc. It has a neat EQ with the option to use set sounds or use a 5 band...

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: Happyboy68 (argos.co.uk)

Mp3/MP4 player.Took

 

Took a while to set it up,as quick set up guide was a bit vague. Just about got the hang of it after about an hour. Seems Ok but as we have never had one of these before, we are unable to give an accurate assessment of its performance.

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: MK (argos.co.uk)

Fab MP3 player

 

Really good product, very easy to add music. Like the volume safety feature too.

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: Geo (argos.co.uk)

Phillips MP3 Player

 

Phillips MP3 Player. Does what it says on the tin. Item costs a fraction of what other big brand items do and does everything you would expect. Good sound, read some reviews which were a bit negetive in this field. However I flew to Spain sitting...

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: Kaz55 (argos.co.uk)

Nice, compact design

 

Love this MP3/4 player. So easy to download music onto. Simply download cd to computer, plug in MP3, drag music on to it. Such a lovely , handy size to carry around too.

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: Shazza (argos.co.uk)

Husband now has sounds again

 

My husbands previous MP3 player stopped working so I bought him a new one. It is compact, easy to use & ideal for when he's at the gym.!

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: mr (argos.co.uk)

Nice MP3 Player

 

I am satisfied with this purchase, this product meet my expectations

Sep, 2017

Consumer review by: lulu22 (argos.co.uk)

good size. neat.

 

easy to use,size is good. easy to transfer music on to,

Aug, 2017

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-in speaker(s):N
Built-in speakers: No
Channel separation:45
Equalizer: Yes
Equalizer bands quantity:5
Equalizer customizable: / Yes
Equalizer modes:Classic, Flat, Funk, Hip hop, Jazz, Pop, Rock, Techno
Frequency range:80 - 18000
MP3 bit rates:8 - 320
MP3 sample rates:8 / 8 - 48
RMS rated power:0.005 / 2
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):80 / 84
WMA bit rates:5 - 320
WMA sample rates:8 - 48

Camera

Built-in camera: No
Frame rate:30
Second camera: No

Design

Battery charging indication: Yes
Color of product:Black / Black, Blue / Blue / Grey / Pink / Red / Violet
LED Indicators:
Volume Control:Digital / Rotary

Display

Backlight: Yes
Display:LCD
Display Diagonal:1.8
Display Resolution:160 x 128 / 164 x 128
ID3 Tag display: / Yes
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N

Energy Management

Battery performance:290
Battery Technology: / Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Built-in battery: Yes
Continuous audio playback time:20
Continuous video playback time:4
Rechargeable: / Yes
USB charging: Yes

File formats

Audio formats supported: / APE, FLAC, MP3, WAV, WMA / APE, FLAC, MP3, WMA
Image formats supported:BMP, JPG
Supported file systems:FAT32
Video compression format:SMV
Video formats supported:SMV

Headphones

Headphone connectivity: / 3.5 mm
Headphone frequency:80 - 18000

Networking

Wi-Fi: No

Other Features

Built-in memory: Yes
Channels quantity:30
Compatibility:Windows XP (SP3) /Vista/7
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Dimensions (WxDxH):1.72 x 0.425 x 3.09
Display Diagonal:1.81
Display Diagonal (metric):1.81
Display resolution (numeric):160
Headphone outputs:
Internal memory type: / NAND
Keypad lock:Y
Lead-free soldered product: Yes
Mass storage class compliant: / Yes
Music memory capacity, MP3:1800
Output Power:2 x 2.5 mW
Quick charge: Yes
Slide show: Yes
Sound enhancement:
Superscroll: / Yes
Wireless technologies:Wired

Other features

Philips Songbird:Y
Sound enhancement technology:FullSound

Packaging Content

Bundled software:Songbird
Cables included: / USB
Headphones: / Yes
Headphones included:Y / Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
User guide: Yes

Packaging Data

Package depth:1.18 / 3.54
Package height:4.72
Package type:D-box
Package width:0.118 / 1.18 / 3.54
Packaging type: / D-box

Performance

Digital Rights Management (DRM): / No
Firmware upgradeable: / Y / Yes
Picture viewer: Yes
Type:MP3 / MP4

Ports & interfaces

Interface:3.5mm / USB 2.0
Microphone in: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Power

Battery Capacity:290
Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Built-in battery:Y
Continuous audio playback time:20
Continuous video playback time:4
Rechargeable:Y / Yes
USB charging:Y / Yes

Radio

FM radio:No / Yes
FM recording: / Y / Yes
Preset stations quantity:30
RDS features: / PS, PTY
Supported bands:FM / No
Supported radio bands:FM / Not supported

Record Modes

Built-in Microphone: Yes
Voice recording:No / Yes

Storage

Card reader integrated: No
Player media type:Flash-media
Total Storage Capacity:8

System Requirements

Internet connection required: Yes
USB required: / Yes
Windows operating systems supported:20.2 x 17.4 x 28.9 / 5.71 x 9.21 x 9.17 / Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Business x64, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Basic x64, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Home Premium x64, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Ultimate x64, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Home x64, Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Professional x64 / Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Business x64, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Basic x64, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Home Premium x64, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Ultimate x64, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Home x64, Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Professional x64

Technical Details

Backlight display: / Yes
USB connectivity: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.425 / 0.433 / 1.72
Height:0.425 / 3.07 / 3.09
Weight:0.00116 / 1.16
Width:1.72 / 1.73 / 3.09