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Philips EXP 511

alaTest has collected and analyzed 65 reviews of Philips EXP 511. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. Opinions about the performance and battery are on the whole positive. The usability and sound also get good feedback. There are some less positive opinions about the memory. Opinions are divided on the durability.

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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 are also mentioned favorably. There are some critical reviews about the memory, and comments 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

Jan, 2017

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


Built-In Radio: No
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB): No
Shockproof: Yes

Digital Storage Media

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight


General Features

CD Player / Recorder:CD Player
Multi CD Player: No
Static / Portable:Portable
Table / Portable:Portable


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

MD System

Type: None

Playback / Recording

MP3 Playback: Yes
Super Audio CD Playback: No

Remote Control

Type:Player remote control

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty