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Philips GoGear Spark SA2940

alaTest has collected and analyzed 271 reviews of Philips GoGear Spark SA2940. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. People really like the design and performance. The price and sound also get good feedback. There are some mixed views about the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Philips GoGear Spark SA2940 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Philips GoGear Spark SA2940

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 126 user reviews of Philips GoGear Spark SA2940 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other MP3 Players on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the size and design. The price and sound also get good comments, but there are some less positive reviews about the reliability.

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94% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips GoGear Spark SA2940/02 4GB Colour Display 1.5" MP3 PlayerPhilips GoGear Spark SA2940/02 4GB Colour Display 1.5" MP3 Player

Jan, 2018

Expert review by: Stuart Andrews (trustedreviews.com)

Philips GoGear Spark SA2940

 

Is this the cheap, portable player to knock the Sansa Clip from its bargain-basement pedestal?

might be smaller, but the Spark wins on usability, and it's great to see that many of the little features you wish were supported by other players - on-the-fly playlist additions, the ability to change sound settings from within a song - are present...

Feb, 2011

Expert review by: What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

Philips GoGear Spark SA2940 review

 

You'll get an impressive amount of bass weight from the Philips GoGear Spark SA2940, but the overall sound needs to be more refined and subtle

Impressive bass weight ; good detail levels

Needs more refinement and subtlety

You'll get an impressive amount of bass weight from the Spark but the overall sound needs to be more refined and subtle

Apr, 2009

Expert review by: Techworld (techworld.com)

Philips GoGear Spark 4GB review

 

The Philips GoGear Spark is principally let down by an occasionally confusing navigation system. But it is very portable and attractive, and temptingly priced for an MP3 player that includes a colour screen.

Apr, 2009

Expert review by: Alun Taylor (reghardware.co.uk)

Philips GoGear Spark SA2940

 

If you can live with the limited file support then the Spark is one of the best small, cheap MP3 players on the market.

The Spark is Philips most convincing portable music player for quite some time. The sound is above par for the price bracket, the battery life is excellent and the device itself is easy and pleasant to use. If you're looking for a decent MP3 player for...

Mar, 2009

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-in speaker(s):N
Built-in speakers: No
Channel separation:35
Equalizer: Yes
Equalizer customizable: Yes
Equalizer modes:Classic, Funk, Hip hop, Jazz, Rock, Techno
Frequency range:80 - 18000
MP3 bit rates:8 - 320
MP3 sample rates:8 - 48
RMS rated power:0.006
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):80
WMA bit rates:5 - 320
WMA sample rates:8 - 48 / 8, 11.025, 16, 22.050, 32, 44.1, 48 kHz

Camera

Built-in camera: No
Second camera: No

Design

Battery low indication: Yes
Color of product:Black
Volume Control:Digital

Display

Backlight: Yes
Display:OLED
Display Diagonal:1.46
Display number of lines:5
Display Resolution:128 x 128
ID3 Tag display: Yes
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N

Energy Management

Continuous audio playback time:27
Rechargeable: Yes
USB charging: Yes

File formats

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

Headphones

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm

Other Features

Built-in memory: Yes
Compatible operating systems:Windows 2000 / XP / Vista / Windows 2000/XP/Vista
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Display resolution (numeric):128
Internal memory type:NAND
Keypad lock:Y
Lead-free soldered product: Yes
Mass storage class compliant: Yes
Slide show: Yes
Superscroll: Yes
Wireless technologies:Wired

Other features

Sound enhancement technology:FullSound

Packaging Content

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

Packaging Data

Package type:D-box
Packaging type:D-box

Performance

Firmware upgradeable: Yes
Type:MP3

Ports & interfaces

Interface:USB 2.0

Power

Continuous audio playback time:27
Rechargeable:Y
USB charging:Y

Record Modes

Built-in Microphone: Yes
Voice recording: Yes

Storage

Card reader integrated: No
Player media type:Flash-media
Total Storage Capacity:4

System Requirements

Internet connection required: Yes
Optical drive required: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:5.75
Height:5.91
Width:1.69