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Philips GoGear Muse SA2MUS

alaTest has collected and analyzed 94 reviews of Philips GoGear Muse SA2MUS. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. People really like the price and design. The sound and performance also get good feedback. There are some mixed opinions about the durability, and many are critical about the reliability.

usability, performance, sound, design, price


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Philips GoGear Muse SA2MUS is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 32 user reviews of Philips GoGear Muse SA2MUS from The average user rating for this product is 2.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other MP3 Players on Views about the performance and price are on the whole positive. The design and sound are also mentioned favorably. There are some less positive comments about the reliability, and reviews are divided on the durability.

usability, sound, design, price, performance


59% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips GoGear MP4 player SA2MUS08S/02 Muse 8GB - SilverPhilips GoGear MP4 player SA2MUS08S/02 Muse 8GB - Silver

Aug, 2016

Expert review by: (

Philips GoGear Muse SA2MUS16S/02 review


The latest version of Philips' GoGear Muse is a touchscreen MP3 player with a 3.2in 320x480 display. It has 16GB of storage, excellent audio format support and the ability to play 720p HD video and output it via a mini-HDMI port. There's also an FM...

The new version of the GoGear Muse is a decent enough player, but its touchscreen is pointless and it doesn't stand a chance against its more versatile Apple rival.

Nov, 2010

Consumer review by: pankajparihar08 (

Philips SA2MUS08S/97


My brother Gifted me this mp4 player this feb as I always asked my brother for it. I want a mp3 player or a ipod. from which I listen only music. And thats what I got. a superb classy mp4 player. asked for mp3. got mp4 greatly build by Philips. priced...

May, 2015

Consumer review by: George (

Sub-Standard Product


The Philips MP3 bought was a birthday present for my daughter, and after only a few days would not recharge.

Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: Roger (



If it's the only thing you do this year, don't buy this product. Basically, it doesn't work. Ripping a CD deletes previously ripped CD, touch screen temperamental, and copying from drive selective. I have had so many unfortunate experiences with...

Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: Vlad (



The newer model might be better.

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: manda (



Bought this for our daughter for xmas. She loves it. Looks great,easy to use. She prefers it to her ipod!

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: monkeyronin (

Sound quality over all else


I am relatively happy with this purchase. The sound quality is excellent and was the main reason that attracted me to this device. The touch screen is a little annoying being unresponsive at times. The tracks are put into alphabetical order, something...

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: Julie (

Do not buy


My son bought one and we had problems with it straight away, exchanged it and still had problems so went back for a refund. Faulty batch???

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: Golfnutz (

GoGear Muse


Was impressed at first .. loaded MP3s perfect . But wouldnt load MP4s or AVI files . even though it says it will on the box . Wont allow third party downloads. You have to use phillips songbird program , which slowed down my PC ??

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: wheelo (

feature packed


a quality machine by a top brand name,feature packed and great value.

Nov, 2010

Product Specifications


Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-In Radio: Yes
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB): No
Direct Radio Recording:No / Yes
Direct TV Recording: No
Radio Function: Yes


Bluetooth: No
Type of Memory Stick Interface : No
Type of SD Card Interface :microSD Card (Transflash) / No
W-LAN Connection: No
WiFi Connectivity: No


Display Technology:TFT Display
Number of Display Colours:262.144
Touchscreen:One-Point Touch

General Features

Memory Card Slot:No / Yes
Operating System:Proprietary
Product Type:Audio/Video Player
Storage Medium:Built-In Memory
Type:Audio/Video Player
Video Playback: Yes

Other features

Philips Songbird:Y
Sound enhancement technology:FullSound

Playback / Recording

AAC Playback: Yes
AVI Playback: No
DivX Playback: No
H.264 Playback: Yes
MP3 Playback: Yes
MPEG 4 Playback: Yes
MPEG2 Playback: No
MPEG4 Playback: Yes
OGG Playback: Yes
WAV Playback: Yes
WMA Playback: Yes
WMV Playback: Yes

Power Supply

Battery Type:Li Polymer
Replaceable Battery: No