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Philips DA1000

alaTest has collected and analyzed 154 reviews of Philips DA1000. The average rating for this product is 2.4/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. Comments about the design and durability are generally positive. The sound and portability are also appreciated, whereas many are critical about the reliability and battery.

usability, portability, sound, durability, design

price, battery, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Philips DA1000 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 70/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Philips DA1000

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 143 user reviews of Philips DA1000 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 2.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players on Amazon.co.uk. Comments about the size and design are on the whole positive. The durability and sound are also appreciated. There are some mixed opinions about the usability, and many are critical about the reliability and battery.

portability, sound, durability, design, size

price, battery, reliability

39% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Philips Portable DAB Radio DA1000

Aug, 2015

Expert review by: Stuart Miles (pocket-lint.com)

Philips DA1000 pocket digital radio review

 

It seems digital radio has now found its feet with the UK market. Radio Stations are regularly giving them away as competition prizes and the understanding that they hold the opportunity (given the signal strength) to give a clearer quality of radio is...

Has the FM fallback position

Only radio and digital coverage not yet 100

You won’t have the volume up all the time if it screeches rather than hisses, otherwise it’s all right- really it’s competing with your walkman though.

Mar, 2004

Consumer review by: UK Guest (reviewstop.co.uk)

ONE GAME AND GUESS WHAT?

 

I'm a regular spectator at Boundary Park, Oldham watching the latics and using my Philips DA1000 digital radio to follow the other...

Aug, 2006
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Consumer review by: UK Guest (reviewstop.co.uk)

Steer clear

 

Had to re-charge eve...

Aug, 2006

Consumer review by: UK Guest (reviewstop.co.uk)

Great Radio

 

I am so glad I bought this Philips DA1000 DAB radio before I read the feedback. Don't let the bad experiences of some put you off....

Aug, 2006

Consumer review by: UK Guest (reviewstop.co.uk)

Phillips Produce Rubbish

 

I bought one of these Philips DA1000 DAB radios. I took it back after 3 days. The ?99 price tag was WAY TOO HIGH for this poor pro...

Jul, 2006

Consumer review by: UK Guest (reviewstop.co.uk)

Wish I'd seen these reviews first

 

Bought this DAB radio last year to listen to the cricket. Worked fine until a couple of months after the warranty ran out. Then ...

Jul, 2006

Consumer review by: UK Guest (reviewstop.co.uk)

More of the same....

 

Had this Philips DA1000 radio given as Christmas present and had to send back by and of January because couldn't turn it on. Looki...

Jul, 2006

Consumer review by: UK Guest (reviewstop.co.uk)

On/Off switch failed at soldered joint

 

Just after the guarantee ran out, the on/off switch failed on my Philips DA1000 DAB radio. The Philips response was essentially ha...

Jul, 2006

Consumer review by: UK Guest (reviewstop.co.uk)

Good product - one 'niggle'

 

The one 'niggle...

Jul, 2005

Consumer review by: UK Guest (reviewstop.co.uk)

Great little device

 

We have a large mains powered DAB radio in the bedroom which is OK. Needed a unit for listening to the Test match outside so purch...

Jul, 2005
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Product Specifications

Configuration

Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB):DAB
Noise Reduction: No
Recording Function:Not Applicable
Remote Control: No
Tuner:Digital

Connectivity

Docking System: No
USB Interface: No

General Features

Cassette Player: No
CD Player: No
DIGITAL RADIO:DAB

Playback / Recording

MP3 Encoding: No
MP3 Playback: No
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