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Philips GoGear SA1300

alaTest has collected and analyzed 35 reviews of Philips GoGear SA1300. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. Opinions about the size and battery are on the whole positive. The performance and design are also mentioned favorably, but there are some mixed opinions about the usability.

sound, design, performance, battery, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Philips GoGear SA1300 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 user reviews of Philips GoGear SA1300 from The average user rating for this product is 1.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other MP3 Players on Comments about the size and sound are generally positive. The price and reliability also get good feedback. There are some mixed views about the durability, while some have doubts about the battery and usability.

performance, reliability, price, sound, size

usability, battery

20% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips GoGear Flash audio player SA1300Philips GoGear Flash audio player SA1300

Jan, 2017

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Philips GoGear SA1300 from The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other MP3 Players on People really like the sound. The performance is also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed comments about the usability.

size, performance, sound

75% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips 1GB Flash Audio Player- MP3/WMA/FM TunerPhilips 1GB Flash Audio Player- MP3/WMA/FM Tuner

Jan, 2017

Expert review by: Andrew Kliem (

Philips GoGear SA1335


Philips' last entry into the portable multimedia space, the [[prodid:1775]], was a fairly competent device, but it didn't particularly impress us. The...

Stylish design, Good sound, USB port on the unit

Some interface response issues

The SA1335 is a solid but not outstanding MP3 player. It offers good sound quality combined with a stylish design and a built in USB port, but the sluggish interface and slightly lofty price tag hold it back from being excellent.

Sep, 2006

Consumer review by: GoGear ROCKS (

good for what it is.


most of the problems i noted could be fixed with a firmware upgrade if Philips would make one, i bought this since the DJ ditty was pulled from sales and im glad it was this player is cool. i bought this player because i wanted one that would play FM...

good sound quality ; FM tuner ; allows folders ; FM and voice recording ; yellow and blue display ; retractable usb ; cool animations ; smooth and classy black and silver design ; charges on USB no AAA WOOT ; light weight

cannot play while charging on USB ; hard to keep fingerprints off ; no playlists - use folders instead ; only records FM and Voice in WAV ; FM works best on close stations and still crackles ; casing can feel weak to some

Aug, 2006

Consumer review by: GoGear ROCKS (

good for what it is.

Aug, 2006

Consumer review by: PaigeTrinity88 (

Quick review of Philips GoGear SA1333 1 GB


I received this MP3 player as a graduation gift, and i'll admit that I didn't expect much from it. Well, I think i've changed my mind, even though these days, I could probably find it in a nearby desk drawer or somewhere. One cool feature that it...

Nov, 2008

Product Specifications

Step out in style with your MP3 and WMA music on the radiantly chic GoGear SA1335 1GB. Transfer music and data or recharge via direct USB. The SA1335's 2-color OLED display offers color combination in a super-bright display and also allows for animation. This makes for easier reading of the display, and for fun sharing with friends. Voice Recording Function converts your player into a handy dictation machine. Besides playing music or listening to radio, you can also record notes or reminders for work or school, record shopping lists and phone numbers - even song lyrics. By pressing the recording button and speaking into the built-in microphone, voice messages are compressed and stored either in the built-in internal memory or on to the external memory card. Voice Recording Function gives you a highly portable voice recorder allowing you to record anything, anytime and anywhere! Devices with direct USB can be plugged directly into the USB port of your PC without the need for any cables. Your computer will automatically recognize the device as a removable USB mass storage device (Windows 98 requires additional drivers) allowing you to easily drag and drop files via Windows Explorer (or Apple Folders) between your computer and device. The player's equalizer allows you to select preset modes that optimize certain frequency bands to enhance specific music styles. The player utilizes graphic equalizing technology to automatically set the optimum sound frequency balance for a chosen music style. The equalizer allows you to enjoy the optimum sound depending on the music style.

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):12hour(s)


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


Bluetooth: No
Type of Memory Stick Interface : No
Type of SD Card Interface : No
W-LAN Connection: No
WiFi Connectivity: No

Digital Player (Recorder)

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

Digital Storage


Digital Storage Media

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight



Display Technology:Not Applicable / OLED Display
Touchscreen: No


Equalizer: Yes

Flash Memory

Installed Size:1GB

General Features

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


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Philips GoGear

Playback / Recording

MP3 Playback: Yes


Preset Station Qty:30
Tuner Bands:FM
Tuner Type:Digital