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Philips GoGear Muse SA2MUS

alaTest has collected and analyzed 104 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. Reviewers really like the price and design. The sound and performance also get good opinions. Many are critical about the reliability. There are some mixed opinions about the durability.

usability, performance, sound, design, price

reliability

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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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Philips GoGear Muse SA2MUS

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 32 user reviews of Philips GoGear Muse SA2MUS from Amazon.co.uk. 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 Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the performance and price. The design and sound are also appreciated. There are some mixed comments about the durability, and many are critical about the reliability.

usability, sound, design, price, performance

reliability

59% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk 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

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: (expertreviews.co.uk)

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 (mouthshut.com)

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 (argos.co.uk)

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 (argos.co.uk)

Rubbish

 

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 (argos.co.uk)

Muse

 

The newer model might be better.

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: manda (argos.co.uk)

great

 

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 (argos.co.uk)

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 (argos.co.uk)

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 (argos.co.uk)

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 (argos.co.uk)

feature packed

 

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

Nov, 2010
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Product Specifications

Audio

Built-in speaker(s):N
Built-in speakers: No
Channel separation:50
Equalizer: Yes
Equalizer customizable: / Yes
Equalizer modes: / Classic, Funk, Hip hop, Jazz, Rock, Techno
Frequency range:20 - 180 / 20 - 18000
MP3 bit rates:8 - 320 / 8kbps - 320kbps & VBR
MP3 sample rates:8 - 48
RMS rated power:0.011
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):85
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD):0.05
WMA bit rates:5 - 192 / 8 - 320
WMA sample rates:8 - 48 / 8, 11.025, 16, 22.050, 32, 44.1, 48kHz

Camera

Built-in camera: No
Frame rate:25
Second camera: No

Design

Battery charging indication: / Yes
Battery full indication: Yes
Battery low indication: Yes
Color of product:Silver / Stainless Steel
LED Indicators:
Volume Control: / Digital

Display

Aspect Ratio:3:2
Backlight: Yes
Display:LCD / LCM
Display Diagonal:3.2
Display number of colors:262144 colours
Display Resolution:480 x 320
ID3 Tag display: / Yes
Touch screen: Yes
Touchscreen:Y

Energy Management

Battery performance:1100
Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Continuous audio playback time:24
Continuous video playback time:5
Number of batteries supported:1
Rechargeable: Yes
USB charging: Yes

File formats

Audio formats supported:AAC, APE, FLAC, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA / AAC, APE, FLAC, MP3, OGG, WMA / AAC, APE, FLAC, MP3, OGG, WMA, WMV / AAC, APE, FLAC, MP3, WAV, WMA / AAC, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA
Image formats supported:BMP, GIF, JPG, PNG
Video compression format:MPEG4, RMVB, WMV
Video formats supported:MPEG4,RMVB,WMV

Headphones

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm

Other Features

Battery Type:Built-In
Built-in memory: Yes
Channels quantity: / 20
Compatible operating systems:Windows XP (SP2)/ Vista/ 7 / Windows XP (SP2)/Vista/7
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Dimensions (WxDxH):4.45 x 0.392 x 2.28
Headphone outputs:1
Internal memory type:NAND
Lead-free soldered product: / Yes
Mass storage class compliant: Yes
Media types supported:MP3, WAV, WMA, AAC, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, APE
Output Power:2 x 2.7mW
Slide show: Yes
Sound enhancement:
Superscroll: Yes
TV out:Y
TV out port: / Yes
USB powered: Yes
Wireless technologies:Wired

Other features

Philips Songbird:Y
Sound enhancement technology:FullSound

Packaging Content

Batteries included: Yes
Bundled software:Philips Songbird
Cables included: / USB
Headphones: / Yes
Headphones included:Y
Quick start guide: / Yes
User guide: / Yes

Packaging Data

Package type:D-box
Packaging type:Clamshell / D-box

Performance

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

Ports & interfaces

HDMI: / Yes
Interface:USB 2.0
Microphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Power

Battery Capacity:1100
Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Continuous audio playback time:24
Continuous video playback time:5
Number of batteries supported:1
Rechargeable:Y
USB charging:Y

Radio

FM radio: Yes
FM recording: / Yes
Preset stations quantity:20
RDS features: / PS, PTY, RT
Supported bands:FM
Supported radio bands:FM

Record Modes

Built-in Microphone: Yes
Voice recording: Yes

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards: / MicroSD (TransFlash)
Maximum memory card size:32
Player media type:Flash-media
Total Storage Capacity:16 / 32 / 8

System Requirements

Internet connection required: Yes
USB required: Yes

Technical Details

Backlight display:

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.392 / 0.394
Height:2.28
Weight:3.53
Width:4.45