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Philips GoGear HDD082

alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the portability and sound. The design and performance are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed opinions about the usability. There are some less positive views about the battery and reliability.

value for money, performance, design, sound, portability

reliability, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Philips GoGear HDD082 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 67/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 27 reviews)

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Amazon.com review summary for Philips GoGear HDD082

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 user reviews of Philips GoGear HDD082 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other MP3 Players on Amazon.com.

performance, sound, usability, design

reliability, value for money, battery

50% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HDD082 Philips 2GB MP3/WMA Player with FM TunerHDD082 Philips 2GB MP3/WMA Player with FM TunerPhilips HDD082 2GB MP3/WMA Player with FM Tuner

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Awesome product

 

best $xx you can spend. you can't even get a 2gb storage let alone this has built in FM, recorder and mp3 player & storage

Awesome performance for the price. perfectly designed and it might be cumbersome or too advanced for older people/novice users but once you know how to charge this.. it keeps going and going. Nothing to complain

the headphone is awesome except it's slippery sometimes due either size of my ear or bit poor design on their part. it's rubber coated so it slips from your ear easily

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Pretty good player

 

This has been a pretty good player. The SQ is very nice. I have not experienced any lockups, but I upgraded the firmware to V6 as soon as I got it. I have a feeling all the negative reviews are being done by 1 or 2 disgruntled owners. You know the...

Good sound quality ; Feels sturdy ; Better than expected battery life ; Attractive design * logical controls

Weak headphone output ; Minimal information

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Nevermind

 

I thought that I was buying a good product since it was Philips.

I listed them all earlier in a different review

Locked up one day on the "Philips" screen, and stayed there until the battery died. Can't power back up or recharge through USB (lost the AC adapter). Seems to be a recurring problem with Philips MP3 players

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Recertified: PHILIPS Silver/Black 2GB MP3 Player HDD082/17

 

DO NOT buy this product!

good price for the capacity

with'in 10 minutes of playback of MP3, the unit freezes up and have to wait for the battery to run dead to get to use the unit again

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Recertified: PHILIPS Silver/Black 2GB MP3 Player HDD082/17

 

received it within 3 days as Newegg is the best as always. Been shopping with them for 2 years now and not have 1 bad product so that should tell you something. Received it and automatically knew how to use it and did not need instructions. Thanks...

Silver and black which also matches my Vivitar 5.0 Megapixel Digital Camera which mother also bought me through Newegg. Nice shaped and nicely designed. buttons nice and big and easy to push unlike most other MP3 players. 2GB which is nice size as I...

Requires WMP10 and only WMP10 which it's no biggy to me ; Nothing although the screen is all black as I prefer the lighted Blue LCD Screen and hard to read. Screen sucks and at night time need a flashlight just to see what song is playing but other...

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This one was Bipolar

 

I purchased my first MP3 player back in November 2005 and it happened to be Philips HDD082. I bought it because of the cheap price, roughly $100 at WalMart and because of the design. I liked that it had an FM tuner in it and it ran with Windows Media. ...

Nice design, fit what I needed

Owners manual, software capabilities, freezes, and now dead

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This one was Bipolar

 

Nice design, fit what I needed.

Owners manual, software capabilities, freezes, and now dead.

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Absolute Garbage

 

It died so I don't have to fight with it anymore

It never really lived.

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Don't Buy!

 

big hard disk

faulty upon deliverynon-existant customer carevery rude customer care when you can reach them

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A small capacity, but decent MP3 player

 

Cheap price, sleek design, good sound quality, built-in radio, good included earbuds, decent battery life.

You must use Media Player, you must sync playlists, could be more user friendly.

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Product Specifications

Enjoy your favorite MP3 and WMA music with the easy-to-use GoGear Micro Jukebox HDD082. It's small enough to hide behind a credit card! Find your music fast with SuperScroll navigation and make voice recordings with one button press.

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio Output

Headphones Form Factor:Ear-bud

Audio System

Digital Player Functions:Voice recorder
Digital Player Type:Hard drive based
Functions (KB):Digital player / Digital voice recorder / Radio
Sound Effects:Bass Boost
Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Subcategory (KB):MP3 players (flash, CD, HDD)
Type:Digital player

Battery

Run Time (Up To):4hour(s)

Digital Player (Recorder)

Supported Digital Audio Standards:MP3 / WAV / WMA

Digital Storage

Capacity:2GB

Digital Storage Media

Capacity:2GB
Type:Hard disk drive

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:0.7in
Height:3.4in
Weight:2.8oz
Width:2.1in

Equalizer

Equalizer: Yes
Equalizer Band Qty:5 bands

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:Philips
Model:HDD082
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Philips GoGear

Remote Control

Type: None
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