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Philips Activa

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews of Philips Activa. The average rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the headphones. The performance is also mentioned favorably, but there are some less positive comments about the sound and design.

usability, performance, headphones

design, sound

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Philips Activa is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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(Based on 12 reviews)

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Expert review by: Lydia Leavitt (

Philips Activa Portable Fitness Device Review


Working out with the Philips Activa Portable fitness device is kind of like having a trainer, MP3 player, and pedometer combined into a tiny 1″ x 1″ smart product. If you're serious about working out and monitoring your progress, you probably own a...

All-in-one music player, pedometer, and trainer ; Customizable based on your workout goals (calories, distance, time, etc.) ; Good for beginners or expert athletes ; Activa Center is a great way to track your workouts and feel good about your workout...

Graphics look a little dated. Reminds me of a human looking Tamagotchi ; Sound quality is not phenomenal, but will get the job done ; Small screen makes navigating through your music a little difficult

I like the Activa. It’s an all-in-one MP3 player, trainer, and workout tracker. Having used Nike Plus technology for years, a device that connects to your iPod to track your workout through your iPod, there are specific things that stand out about the...

May, 2010

Product Specifications


Built-In Microphone: No
Built-In Radio: Yes


Bluetooth: No
Type of Memory Stick Interface : No
Type of SD Card Interface :microSD Card (Transflash)
W-LAN Connection: No
WiFi Connectivity: No


Display Technology:TFT Display
Touchscreen: No

General Features

Operating System:Proprietary
Product Type:Audio Player
Storage Medium:Built-In Memory
Type:Audio Player

Playback / Recording

AAC Playback: No
AVI Playback: Yes
DivX Playback: No
H.264 Playback: No
MP3 Playback: Yes
MPEG 4 Playback: No
MPEG2 Playback: No
OGG Playback: No
WAV Playback: No
WMA Playback: Yes
WMV Playback: Yes