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Philips GoGear SA 1355

alaTest has collected and analyzed 37 reviews of Philips GoGear SA 1355. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. Views about the design and price are on the whole positive. The performance and sound also get good feedback. Many are critical about the headphones. Opinions are divided on the battery.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Philips GoGear SA 1355 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by : Shayne Rana (

Philips GoGear SA1355


So Philips has launched a new range of media players called the GoGear series. I find it rather ironic that a player this small has a name this long - the SA1355 (kidding). But let's see how it fares with regards to features and performance.

Like I said before there's nothing that distinguishes the SA1355 or sets it apart form any other players feature-wise. Perhaps the price, in this case, could be a distinguishing factor. At approximately Rs. 3000 if you're looking for a reasonably...

May, 2007

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Philips GoGear SA1355


Features There are no features that make the players different from any other MP3 player in any way. But it does come with 1GB of memory space and that's quite a lot for plenty of music. The player reads MP3 and WMA files, so there's no need to convert...

Feb, 2016

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Philips GoGear SA1355


Philips GoGear SA1355:i was entranced by the components when I purchased the item. in any case, after use I know the issues, the body makes such extraordinary clamor that u dont need to listen the music. something inside is not screwed appropriately....

Feb, 2016

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Philips GoGear SA1355


Philips Go Gear is one of the best MP3 player with great sound quality. I am utilizing this mp3 player from most recent 2 year and I am content with this gadget. lightweight gadget and simple to convey to that is in addition to point. best thing about...

Oct, 2015

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Philips GoGear SA1355


Philps Go Gear is one of the best music ei have used since getting bored and irritated by Apple Ipod. The best part of the product is one doesnt have to download itunes and sync songs in it, it becomes a mass storage device and one can easily just copy...

Sep, 2015

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Philips GoGear SA1355


I have got this Philips GoGear audio player as gift from my office colleagues. I started using the player, from the last one month. I am sharing my true experience, coming to the size of the player it is quite compact and east to carry in your pocket....

Sep, 2015

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Philips GoGear SA1355


THE GOOD The Philips GoGear Vibe MP3 player offers music, feature, photograph, radio and voice recording components, and awesome battery life for about$50. THE BAD The configuration is deadened and the route controls are an affront to judgment skills....

Sep, 2015

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Philips GoGear SA1355


I got this philips MP3 player of gogear series last year. it is the square and tiny one. it got everything FM, sound recorder and plays MP3 and MP4 formats. Its sound quality is really good (that's what made me buy it). What made me write this review...

Sep, 2010

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Philips GoGear SA1355


Viewing photos was never one of the reasons for getting the player. I did however try it and while they do look good on the small screen I still prefer to view them on my laptop since there's no option to zoom in on them. So the main reason I wanted...

Jul, 2010

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Philips GoGear SA1355


After much of reading reviews of various mp3 players, I zeroed in on Philips GoGear 2 gb. The features are very easy to operate. FM radio and recording option is there. You can not only record your favorite song from the FM radio but can record voices...

May, 2010

Product Specifications

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Built-in speaker(s):N
Built-in speakers: No
Equalizer: Yes
Equalizer bands quantity:7
Equalizer customizable: Yes
Equalizer modes:Classic, Funk, Hip hop, Jazz, Rock / Custom
Frequency range:30 - 18000
MP3 bit rates:8 - 320
MP3 sample rates:8 - 48
RMS rated power:0.01
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):85
WMA bit rates:5 - 192
WMA sample rates:8 - 48 / 8, 11.025, 16, 22.050, 32, 44.1, 48 kHz

Audio Input


Audio Output

Headphones Form Factor:Ear-bud

Audio System

Digital Player Functions:Radio / Voice recorder
Digital Player Type:Flash based
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):10hour(s)


Built-in camera: No
Second camera: No


Color of product:Black / Black, Silver
Volume Control:Digital

Digital Player (Recorder)

Supported Digital Audio Standards:ADPCM / MP3 / WAV / WMA/MP3 / WAV / WMA

Digital Storage


Digital Storage Media

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight



Backlight: Yes
Display number of colors:Monochrome
Display number of lines:4
Display Resolution:128 x 64
ID3 Tag display: Yes
Touch screen: No

Energy Management

Battery performance:300
Battery recharge time:4
Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Continuous audio playback time:10
Rechargeable: Yes
USB charging: Yes


Equalizer: Yes

File formats

Audio formats supported:mp3, wav / MP3, WAV, WMA / MP3, WMA

Flash Memory

Installed Size:1GB


Country Kits:Austria / Hungary / Russia / Turkey / Ukraine
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Philips GoGear


Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm

Other Features

Audio card required: Yes
Auto store: Yes
Battery Type:Lithium Polymer
Built-in memory: Yes
Channels quantity:30
Compatible operating systems:-Windows Me, 2000 / XP
Device manager:Firmware Manager
Dimensions (WxDxH):1.24 x 3.17 x 0.591
Display resolution (numeric):128
Functions:Keypad lock
Headphone outputs:1
Internal memory type:NAND
Minimum hard disk space:50
Music memory capacity, MP3:Up to 250 tracks (128 kbps)*
Music memory capacity, WMA:Up to 380 tracks (64 kbps)*
Output Power:2 x 5 mW (16 Ohm)
Transmission frequency range:87.5
USB cable:AY3914

Packaging Content

Cables included:USB
Headphones: Yes
Headphones included:Y
Quick start guide: Yes
User guide: Yes

Packaging Data

Package depth:1.57 / 5.75
Package height:1.69 / 7.68
Package type:Clamshell
Package width:5.31 / 5.35
Packaging type:Clamshell


Firmware upgradeable: Yes

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
Interface:USB 2.0
Line-out connectivity:3.5
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Battery Capacity:300
Battery recharge time:4
Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Continuous audio playback time:10
USB charging:Y


Auto digital tuning: Yes
FM band:87.5 - 108 / 87.8 - 108
FM band range:87.5 - 108 / 87.8 - 108
FM radio: Yes
FM recording: Yes
Preset Station Qty:30
Preset stations quantity:30
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):250
Player media type:Flash-media
Total Storage Capacity:1

System Requirements

Minimum processor:Pentium II
Minimum RAM:64
Minimum system requirements:-CD-ROM drive\n-Sound card\n-USB\n
Optical drive required: Yes
Video card required: Yes
Windows operating systems supported:Windows 2000, Windows 2000 Professional, Windows ME, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Home x64, Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Professional x64

Technical Details

Backlight display: Yes

Weight & Dimensions