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Philips GoGear SA9200

alaTest has collected and analyzed 64 reviews of Philips GoGear SA9200. 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. People are impressed by the portability and sound. The performance and design are also mentioned favorably. The battery and durability get critical views, and there are some mixed comments about the size.

usability, design, performance, sound, portability

price, durability, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Philips GoGear SA9200 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Philips GoGear SA9200


alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of Philips GoGear SA9200 from The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other MP3 Players on People are impressed by the design. The sound is also appreciated, whereas there are some critical opinions about the durability.

usability, sound, design


100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips 2GB SA9200/05 Flash audio playerPhilips 2GB SA9200/05 Flash audio player

Apr, 2018

Consumer review ( review summary for Philips GoGear SA9200


alaTest has collected and analyzed 20 user reviews of Philips GoGear SA9200 from The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other MP3 Players on People really like the sound and portability. The performance and design also get good opinions, whereas there are some less positive reviews about the size.

usability, design, performance, portability, sound


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

This summary is based on the products: Philips SA9200/17 GoGear Super-Slim 2 GB Flash MP3 PlayerPhilips SA9200/17 GoGear Super-Slim 2 GB Flash MP3 Player

Apr, 2018

Expert review by : Ilse Jurrien (

Philips GoGear SA9200


Philips is pleased to announce the birth of a baby music player - the tiny GoGear SA9200. Just 9cm long and weighing only 48g, 2GB SA9200 is able to store up to 500 MP3 or 1000 WMA music files, or up to 560 photos accessed via Philips' unique...

Sep, 2006

Expert review by : David Price (

Philips GoGear SA9200


The GoGear SA9200 from Philips isn't exactly ugly. Its exterior, all glossy black and brushed-metal silver, lends the device an aura of classic elegance, which contrasts pleasantly with the futuristic appearance of the touch-sensitive controls.

We were impressed by the Philips GoGear SA9200, an attractive, compact and broadly user-friendly player. Deft thumbs are a must, and it's a little more expensive than the norm at this capacity, even at Argos' reduced price. But overall, this is a...

Dec, 2006

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Philips GoGear SA9200 2GB MP3 Player overview


Philips (SA9200) Digital Audio Player

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Philips - GoGear SA9200


The latest company to offer a healthy alternative to the Apple Nano is Philips, whose 2GB GoGear 9200 almost exactly apes the weight and dimensions of the industry fave. It's obviously a pretty stylish device, then, ...

In the GoGear 9200, Philips has a stylish and very usable MP3 player that's unfortunately a little low on features. Taking this into account, combined with other minor issues, means the high asking price is far too much to pay and it's impossible to...

Feb, 2007

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Easy to use and nice looking


I was drawn to the Philips 9200 because of its support for Windows Media Player, small size and expensive looking glossy finish. In the box you get: ... The player ... In ear phones ... A nice glossy stand (thoughtfully heavy enough to stop the player...

Great sound and design

The battery life

Jan, 2009

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Philips SA9200 MuSiC MaChInE


Months and the latest is philips 2GB Gogear SA9200. Where other rivals focus on offering more features at a lower price, Philips has taken a different route by targeting style and usability. As a result you get a fantastic-looking player that apes the...

Great looks,good audio quality

Very expensive

Nov, 2008

Product Specifications

Chic, dependable and ultra-intuitive. The 2GB GoGear SA9200 lets you effortlessly enjoy your world of MP3 and WMA music and view photos, thanks to Sensory Touchpad Superscroll. PlaysForSure ensures your GoGear works with your Windows XP PC. PRODUCT FEATURES: Enjoy MP3 and WMA playback; 2GB to store up to 1000 songs or 560 photos; Enjoy up to 14-hour music playtime; Sleek and sturdy, for superior pocketability; Intuitive control with backlit touch sensitive keys; Enjoy playback control and browsing - at the same time; Sensory Touchpad SuperScroll for fast music navigation; 1.7" color screen for easy navigation and photo viewing; Synchronize your collection easily with Windows Media Player.


Built-in speaker(s):N
Built-in speakers: No
Equalizer: Yes
Equalizer bands quantity:5
Equalizer customizable: Yes
Equalizer modes:Classic, Custom, Hip hop, Pop / Classic, Hip hop, Pop, Rock / Custom
Frequency range:20 - 16 / 20 - 16000
MP3 bit rates:8 - 320
RMS rated power:0.006
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):82
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD):0.1
WMA bit rates:32 - 192
WMA sample rates:16 - 48 / 16,22.050,32,44.1,48

Audio Input


Audio Output

Headphones Form Factor:Ear-bud

Audio System

Digital Photo Playback: Yes
Digital Player Functions:Photo playback/Radio / Voice recorder
Digital Player Type:Flash based
Functions (KB):Digital player/Digital player / Digital voice recorder / Radio
Sound Effects:SRS WOW
Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Subcategory (KB):MP3 players (flash, CD, HDD)
Type:Digital player/Digital player / radio


Run Time (Up To):14hour(s)/15hour(s)


Built-in camera: No
Photo feature: No
Second camera: No
Video playback: No


Color of product:Black
Volume Control:Digital
Waterproof: No

Digital Player (Recorder)

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

Digital Storage


Digital Storage Media

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight



Backlight: Yes
Backlight color:White
Color: Yes
Display Diagonal:1.7
Display number of colors:65536 colours
Display number of lines:7
Display Resolution:128 x 160
ID3 Tag display: Yes
Touch screen: No

Energy Management

Battery performance:600
Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Built-in battery: Yes
Continuous audio playback time:14 / 28
Number of batteries supported:1
Rechargeable: Yes
USB charging: Yes


Equalizer: Yes
Equalizer Band Qty:5 bands

File formats

Audio formats supported:MP3, WMA
Image formats supported:JPG

Flash Memory

Installed Size:2GB


Country Kits:Canada / United States/China/United States
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Philips GoGear


Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm


Bluetooth: No
Wi-Fi: No

Other Features

Audio card required: Yes
Audio system maximum sampling rate:48
Bass enhancement:SRS WOW
Battery Type:Lithium Polymer
Bit rate:MP3: 8-320 kbps; WMA: 32-192 kbps
Built-in memory: Yes
Case or master carton quantity:3 / 8
Compatible operating systems:Windows XP (SP2 or above)
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Connector(s):Philips dock connector
Device manager:Y
Dimensions (WxDxH):3.54 x 1.81 x 0.35
Display resolution (numeric):128
File type:MP3, WMA
I/O ports:1x Headphone (3.5mm)\n1x USB\n1x Philips dock connector
Internal memory type:NAND
Keypad lock:Y
Lead-free soldered product: Yes
Master carton depth:6.42
Master carton height:12.8
Master carton width:7.72
MP3 playback: Yes
Music memory capacity, WMA:Up to 1000 songs / Up to 1000 songs*
Output Power:2x5mW (16 Ohm)
Package dimensions (WxDxH):6.02 x 6.02 x 1.81
PlaysForSure:Audio Download\nAudio Subscription
Product weight:0.104
Product weight (lb):0.104
Rechargeable battery: Yes
Shock proof: No
Slide show: Yes
Splash proof: No
SuperPlay: Yes
Superscroll: Yes
USB cable:USB
USB port:USB 2.0
USB powered: Yes
User Guide on CD-ROM: Yes
Windows Media Player 10: Yes
Wireless technologies:Wired

Other features

Sound enhancement technology:SRS WOW

Packaging Content

Bundled software:Windows Media Player 10\nDevice managert65gft \nPlaysForSure
Cables included:USB
Headphones: Yes
Headphones included:Y
Pouch: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
User guide: Yes

Packaging Data

Package depth:6.02 / 7.76
Package height:1.61 / 1.81
Package type:Clamshell / D-box
Package width:6.02 / 7.76
Packaging type:Clamshell / D-box


Firmware upgradeable: Yes
Picture viewer: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Interface:USB 2.0
USB 2.0 ports quantity:USB 2.0


Battery Capacity:600
Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Built-in battery:Y
Continuous audio playback time:14 / 28
Number of batteries supported:1
USB charging:Y


FM radio: No
Supported bands: No
Supported radio bands:Not supported
Tuner Bands:FM
Tuner Type:Digital

Record Modes

Voice recording: No

Remote Control

Type: None


Card reader integrated: No
Music memory capacity (songs):1000
Player media type:Flash-media
Total Storage Capacity:2

System Requirements

Mac compatibility: No
Optical drive required: Yes
USB required: Yes
Video card required: Yes

Technical Details

Backlight display: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Height:0.35 / 0.354
Width:3.46 / 3.54