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Philips EXP 511

alaTest has collected and analyzed 70 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the performance and headphones. The battery and price also get good feedback, but the memory and portability get less positive views.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Philips EXP 511 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 71/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 45 user reviews of Philips EXP 511 from The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other MP3 Players on People really like the headphones and battery. The usability and sound also get good reviews. There are some less positive reviews about the memory, and opinions are divided on the durability.

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93% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips EXP511 MP3 CD PlayerPhilips EXP511 MP3 CD Player

Nov, 2015

Product Specifications

With a glossy black sheen and steel metallic finish, the EXP511 has killer looks to match its performance. It can play more than 10 hours of music on one MP3 CD. It is also upgradable to future audio compression format, making it "Future Proof". It can even store your favorite tracks for quick playback. The EXP511 comes with 480sec Magic ESP for ultimate shock protection. It is also ultra-portable, running up to 22 hours on four AA batteries. No more listening to MP3s at the computer - now you can listen to them wherever you are.

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio Output

Headphones Form Factor:Ear-bud

Audio System

Digital Player Type:CD/MP3
Functions (KB):CD/MP3 player
Sound Effects:Digital Dynamic Bass Boost (Digital DBB)
Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Subcategory (KB):MP3 players (flash, CD, HDD)
Type:CD / MP3 player

Cassette System

Type: None

CD System

CD Track Programming:Yes (50 tracks)
Media Load Type:Top-load
Playback Modes:All tracks repeat / One track repeat / Program play / Random play / shuffle / Resume play
Shockproof Memory:200 seconds
Type:CD / MP3 player

Digital Storage Media

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight



Country Kits:North America
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Philips eXpanium eXp

MD System

Type: None

Remote Control

Type:Player remote control

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty