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Philips GoGear Ariaz SA1ARA

alaTest has collected and analyzed 238 reviews of Philips GoGear Ariaz SA1ARA. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size and design. The sound and performance are also appreciated, but the storage and reliability get critical opinions.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Philips GoGear Ariaz SA1ARA is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 user reviews of Philips GoGear Ariaz SA1ARA from The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other MP3 Players on People really like the performance and portability. The size and sound are also appreciated, whereas many are less positive about the reliability.

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74% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips GoGear Ariaz SA1ARA04KI/05 4GB 2.0" LCD Video PlayerPhilips GoGear Ariaz SA1ARA04KI/05 4GB 2.0" LCD Video Player

Apr, 2018

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Philips GoGear SA1ARA04K/02 MP3 Video Player


The GoGear 4GB SA1ARA04K/02 MP4 Player is yet another example of ‘Philips' quality work. It is a player that is small and handy yet packed with features to the hilt. It comes with Philips patented Full Sound technology that gives a dramatic real life...

The player uses a headphone of 3.5 mm for audio playback. The USB 2.0 helps connect the player to the computer for quick charging and downloads. The box contents apart from the player consist of CD-ROM, headphones and USB cable. A quick start guide...

Mar, 2011

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Luckily I had two computers ...


Excellent audio quality but ... luckily I had to computers in the house. Why do I say that? Because on my desktop the device wasn't recognized no matter what I did. I kept getting the "Do not disconnect" message. Trying the same steps on the laptop,...

Feb, 2010

Product Specifications

Enjoy an unrivaled sound experience with Philips GoGear Ariaz portable AV player featuring FullSound. A real joy to use, you can download online videos to the player and easily navigate content on its 2" full color display.


Built-in speaker(s):N / Y
Built-in speakers:No / Yes
Channel separation:35 / 45
Equalizer: Yes
Equalizer customizable: / Yes
Equalizer modes: / Classic, Funk, Hip hop, Jazz, Rock, Techno / Custom
Frequency range:80 - 18 / 80 - 18.000 / 80 - 18000
MP3 bit rates:5 - 192 / 8 - 320
MP3 sample rates:16 - 24.8 / 8 - 48
RMS rated power:0.006 / 0.01
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):80 / 85
WMA bit rates:5 - 192 / 5 - 320
WMA sample rates:8 - 48 / 8, 11.025 16, 22.050 32, 44.1, 48 kHz / 8, 11.025, 16, 22.050, 32, 44.1, 48 kHz

Audio Input


Audio Output

Headphones Form Factor:In-ear ear-bud

Audio System

Digital Photo Playback: Yes
Digital Player Functions:Photo playback / Radio / Video playback / Voice recorder
Digital Player Type:Flash based
Digital Video Playback: Yes
Functions (KB):Digital player / Digital voice recorder / Radio
Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Subcategory (KB):MP3 players (flash, CD, HDD)
Type:Digital player / radio


Run Time (Up To):30hour(s)


Built-in camera: No
Frame rate:20
Second camera: No

Cassette System

Type: None

CD System

Type: None


Battery charge indicator:Y
Battery charging indication: / Yes
Battery full indication: Yes
Battery low indication: Yes
Color of product:Black
LED Indicators:
Volume Control: / Digital

Digital Player (Recorder)

Data Storage Capability:Up to 1800 files/Up to 3600 files
Supported Digital Audio Standards:MP3 / Protected WMA (DRM) / WMA/MP3 / WMA

Digital Storage


Digital Storage Media

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight



Backlight: Yes
Display Diagonal:2
Display number of lines: / 5 / 7
Display Resolution:176 x 220 / 220 x 176
ID3 Tag display: / Yes
Touch screen: No

Energy Management

Battery performance:310
Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Continuous audio playback time:28 / 30
Continuous video playback time:4 / 6
Rechargeable: Yes
USB charging: Yes


Equalizer: Yes

File formats

Audio formats supported:MP3, WMA
Image formats supported:BMP / BMP, JPG
Video compression format:AVI, MOV, RM, WMV / H.264, MPEG4, WMV / H.264, MPEG4-SP, WMV / SMV
Video formats supported:AVI,MOV,RM,WMV / H.264,MPEG4,WMV / MPEG4-ASP,H.264,MPEG4-SP,WMV / SMV

Flash Memory

Installed Size:16GB/8GB


Country Kits:United States
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Philips GoGear Aria/Philips GoGear Ariaz


Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone frequency:80 - 18000

MD System

Type: None

Other Features

Blister dimensions (W x D x H):30 x 148 x 110 / 30 x 168 x 162
Built-in memory: Yes
Carrying case: Yes
CD-ROM: / Yes
Channels quantity: / 20
Compatible operating systems:Windows XP (SP2 or higher) / Vista / Windows XP (SP2) / Vista / Windows XP (SP2) or Windows Vista / Windows XP \nWindows Vista
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Dimensions (WxDxH):3.31 x 0.421 x 1.85 / 3.31 x 1.85 x 0.421
Display resolution (numeric):176
Headphone outputs:
Internal memory type: / NAND
Keypad lock:Y
Lead-free soldered product: / Yes
Mass storage class compliant: / Yes
Music memory capacity, MP3:Up to 1800 tracks
Slide show: / Yes
Sound enhancement:
Superscroll: / Yes
USB powered: Yes
Video compression formats:
Windows Media Player 11: / Yes
Wireless technologies:Wired

Other features

Sound enhancement technology:FullSound

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Armband: Yes
Belt clip: Yes
Cables included: / USB
Headphones: Yes
Headphones included:Y
Pouch: Yes
Quick start guide: / Yes
User guide: / Yes

Packaging Data

Package depth:5.83 / 6.61 / 9.69
Package height:4.33 / 6.38 / 8.66
Package type:Box / Clamshell / D-box
Package width:1.18 / 1.5
Packaging type: / Box / Clamshell / D-box


Digital Rights Management (DRM): Yes
Firmware upgradeable: / Yes
Type:MP3 / MP4

Ports & interfaces

Interface:USB 2.0
USB 2.0 ports quantity: / 1


Battery Capacity:310
Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Continuous audio playback time:28 / 30
Continuous video playback time:4 / 6
USB charging:Y


FM radio: Yes
FM recording: / Yes
Preset stations quantity:20
Supported bands:FM
Supported radio bands:FM
Tuner Bands:FM
Tuner Type:Digital

Record Modes

Built-in Microphone: / Yes
Voice recording: Yes

Remote Control

Type: None


Card reader integrated: No
Music memory capacity (songs):1800 / 3600 / 900
Player media type:Flash-media
Total Storage Capacity:16 / 4 / 8

System Requirements

Internet connection required: / Yes
Optical drive required: / Yes
USB required:
Windows operating systems supported: Yes

Technical Details

Backlight display: / Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.421 / 1.85
Height:0.421 / 1.85
Weight:0.00166 / 0.00173 / 1.66 / 1.73